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FILE - In this March 9, 2018, file photo, former South Chungcheong Province Gov. Ahn Hee-jung, center, a former presidential contender whose secretary accused him of rape, arrives at the Seoul Western District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea. In patriarchal South Korea, the MeToo movement ...
It's the President Moon Jae-in watch, an unpretentious timepiece with a gold-colored case and beige sheepskin strap, named for the South Korean leader. The value is about $40, but it's not for sale — the quartz timepiece is given to guests at the presidential Blue House, to foreign dignitaries and to ...

The time has come for the South Korean government to formally apologize. This has gone on for far too long, and the Vietnamese people have been patient for a tremendously long time. Some of the eyewitnesses asked me why there were no veterans in our party. They wanted to know if any of us were ...
... in South Korea working hard, yet falling further behind · 3Trilateral summit between South Korea, China, and Japan may be held in early May · 4How did Asians go from being called “white” to “yellow” · 5[Job Posting] Hankyoreh English is hiring a Copy Editor · 6Lineup finalized for South Korean musical ...
F-16s from the Osan Air Force Base in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province wait to take off as part of the Key Resolve military exercises in 2016. ... 20, South Korean and American military authorities officially announced that the joint military exercises that had been delayed because of the Pyeongchang Winter ...
H5N6 strikes South Korean poultry again; Europe finds more avian flu ... Two of South Korea's outbreaks were reported from Gyeonggi province, the area that surrounds Seoul, while the third struck birds in the province's neighbor to the south, South Chungcheong, according to separate notifications ...

The Education Ministry plans to cooperate with the Ministry of Education of South Korea to help train teachers in Cambodia, specifically in new teaching ... the ministry was also considering to request more South Korean teachers to visit Cambodia in order to have them teach students in some provinces, ...
Ahn Hee-jung's departure as governor of South Chungcheong province on Tuesday came against the backdrop of a growing #MeToo movement in the male-dominated country, where sexual misconduct is rarely discussed. In an emotional interview on South Korean television, Kim Ji-eun said she was ...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, March 6 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean Paralympic team was officially admitted Tuesday into the athletes' village for the ... athletes and officials pose for a photo during their welcome ceremony at the athletes' village in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, on March 6, 2018.
A mosaic portrays a 1966 massacre at Binh Hoa Village in Binh Dinh Province by South Korean troops during the Vietnam War. ... Titled “South Korea's Terrifying Troops,” the magazine reported that South Korean forces during the Vietnam War had perpetrated mass sexual assaults and massacres against ...
Tensions between the two Koreas eased during the recent Winter Olympics in South Korea, where President Moon Jae-In hosted a high-level North Korean delegation. Kim Jong Un invited Moon to North Korea for a summit, which Moon said the two sides should work towards. "Hearing the intention of ...
As for my position today, although Green Korea United [a South Korean environmentalist group] is still criticizing the Olympics, I changed my stance somewhat; the people of South Korea were left exhausted after the Park impeachment, but the festivities and excitement of the Games will serve as an ...
Gangwon remains directly effected by in South Korea's troubled history, with the Demilitarized Zone still cutting off the third of the province that lies in ... South Korean cities in the province have fared better than their neighbors north of the DMZ, but they have struggled to diversify their economy beyond old ...
Xinhuanet reports that the move was made in response to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)'s disclosure that the H5N6 strain of avian influenza had been found in the province. The freeze on imports includes both poultry meat and eggs and is to be implemented immediately. According to ...
26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea women's ice hockey players on Monday bid a teary farewell to their North Korean teammates on the unified Korean team for the ... (L) say their goodbyes to South Korean player Han Do-hee as they leave Gangneung Olympic Village in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, on Feb.
In this Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shakes hands with Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee, during the closing ceremony of the 2018 ...
South Korean governor calls for joint Asian Games with North Korea ?Share. Posted: Feb 24 ..... Gangwon Province Gov. ... It's unclear whether South Korea's national government would support an effort to jointly host the event amid international efforts to strengthen pressure and sanctions on North Korea.

The host city of Pyeongchang has brought thousands of foreigners into South Korea's eastern provinces. South Korea hopes the Olympics will be an introduction to the country -- beyond its two main metropolitan areas -- which is dominated by rural life. Experience the bustle of Jumunjin port, just outside the second host city ...
As for my position today, although Green Korea United [a South Korean environmentalist group] is still criticizing the Olympics, I changed my stance somewhat; the people of South Korea were left exhausted after the Park impeachment, but the festivities and excitement of the Games will serve as an ...
Gangwon remains directly effected by in South Korea's troubled history, with the Demilitarized Zone still cutting off the third of the province that lies in ... South Korean cities in the province have fared better than their neighbors north of the DMZ, but they have struggled to diversify their economy beyond old ...
... goodwill spokesperson for South Korea's first Winter Games. The competition will start on Feb 8 for a 17-day run in PyeongChang and two other adjacent cities in Gangwon Province. The organising committee said Lee will take part in promotional activities for the Olympics and the Paralympics in 2018.
SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The current cold wave hitting South Korea persisted on Friday (Jan 12), with lows of minus 15 deg C in Seoul and minus 20 deg C in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province as of 9am, and daytime high of minus 6 deg C in the capital city. Very cold wind ...
Experts said that South Korean prices were also higher because the exchanges there do not allow trading by foreigners. That prevents overseas investors from selling Bitcoin in South Korea to profit from — and thereby help narrow — the price gap. South Korea's isolation from the global market leads ...
"Traders working for state companies residing in Dandong (Liaoning Province, China) started hearing news about the inter-Korean talks and North Korea's plans to send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea. They've been discussing the possibilities and reacting very positively, and ...
SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Extreme cold gripped South Korea on Thursday (Jan 11) - with a wind chill of minus 16 deg C in Seoul ... Wind-driven snow fell in South Chungcheong Province, the Jeolla provinces and Jeju, where extreme snowfall warnings are currently in place.
South Korean and U.S. soldiers rushed Oh by helicopter to Ajou Trauma Center just a few miles south of Seoul, in South Korea's Gyeonggi province. His critical condition made it unlikely he'd survive; he had been shot five times -- seven organs were ruptured by bullets, and he experienced severe blood ...
Many North Korean parents now want to send their children to South Korea by way of China, even if they can't make the trip themselves, he said. ... Korean border areas have been caught attempting to defect since the beginning of the year, a source in Yanggang province, also bordering China, told RFA.
Vermilion Cross Country ski athlete Samuel Ree said it was an amazing experience to take part in the Alberta/Gangwon Province sport exchange in Pyeongchang, South Korea last month from December 9 – 19. Sam, 16, was selected to represent Alberta as a part of an international sport exchange in ...
B.C. accounted for more than 50 per cent of Canada's exports to South Korea and the province's exports to Japan are nearly double that of the next leading province, the government said. Minister of State for Trade George Chow will accompany Horgan and Ralston on the trip. Minister of Tourism, Arts and ...
Tens of thousands of English teachers across South Korea are in danger of losing their jobs as the government is set to ban English education for children ... Kim Min-jung, 34, a part-time English teacher at one kindergarten and three day-care centres in northern Gyeonggi Province was recently notified the ...
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Senior South Korean officials are heading to the Demilitarized Zone for rare talks with their North Korean counterparts. The officials departed Seoul early Tuesday morning for the border. The agenda includes co-operation at next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea and ...
9-25 at South Korea's county of PyeongChang in the eastern Gangwon province. The Winter Paralympic Games will run on March 9-18 at the same venue. Issues of mutual concern to improve inter-Korean relations would be on the dialogue agenda, such as urgent issues which South Korea proposed in ...
The news comes as South Korea says it will roll out the red carpet for North Korea's Olympic delegation, with the governor of the province hosting the games even offering to send a cruise ship to Wonsan to collect the North's athletes, officials and "cheering squad". There is growing concern, however, that ...
South Korea may turn its amphibious assault ships into nascent aircraft carriers—according to a report by the Yonhap News Agency, at least. In a report from late last month, Yonhap claimed that South Korean military officials are considering a plan to reconfigure their fourteen-thousand-ton Dokdo-class ...
The Winter Olympics were slated to be held in February at South Korea's namesake county of PyeongChang in the eastern Gangwon province. ... The DPRK severed the hotline of direct dialogue between the two sides in February 2016 as the previous South Korean government unilaterally closed down ...
The construction of a new ski resort on the outskirts of Kanggye city, Jagang Province, has been completed, multiple North Korean online outlets have reported. The new ski resort is equipped with a course for beginners and snow tubers, as well as a slope for intermediate skiers, an aerial lift, and a ...
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomed Kim Jong Un's apparent willingness to enter into dialogue and called for swift .... granting an additional quota, something previously proposed by Choi Moon-soon, governor of the Gangwon province that will host the Winter Games.
Choi Moon-soon, governor of Gangwon Province where the Olympics are to be held next month, has proposed South Korea send cruise ships to bring North Korean athletes and officials to Pyeongchang, according to South Korean media. Choi met North Korean sports official Mun Woong in China on Dec.
The South Korean government sounded optimistic on Tuesday about the potential for talks between North Korea and the United States in 2018, despite the tense situation over the reclusive nation's nuclear program. "North Korea will seek negotiation with United States, while continuing to pursue its effort to ...
(CNN) The owner and the manager of a South Korean building where 29 people died last week in a fire have been arrested, a local police official said ... The fire, which ripped through an eight-story building in the city of Jecheon in North Chungcheong province, was the deadliest blaze in South Korea in ...
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) A fire which killed 29 people in South Korea Thursday is the country's deadliest in nine years, according to the country's National Fire ... South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited the site of the blaze Friday, a spokesman for the presidential Blue House told CNN, as the Jecheon ...
South Korea is visa-free for Filipinos until April 2018 and while it's tempting to spend an entire week or more absorbing the beauty of Seoul, tourists can also schedule a visit to the scenic province of Gangwon-Do. Gangwon-Do, which is in the mid-eastern part of the peninsula, is a little over three hours ...
The PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games were scheduled to kick off in February in South Korea's namesake county of PyeongChang in the eastern Gangwon province. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said last month that annual springtime war games between South Korea and the ...
On a cloudy November afternoon, a North Korean soldier jumped in a truck and sped across the border into South Korea in a dramatic bid to flee his ... China also crossed the Amnok River to defect in June, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported in July, citing a North Korean human rights civic group.
In this Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, photo, the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium is still under construction in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Just when South Korea thought it was finally creating a buzz for February's Winter Olympics, North Korea fires up its most powerful missile yet and re-ignites concerns over the ...
29 (Yonhap) -- The countdown to the first Winter Paralympics in South Korea reached 100 days Wednesday, with the host eyeing a top-10 finish at the ... ceremony for the South Korean delegation for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympics at Icheon Training Center in Icheon, Gyeonggi Province.
"The agency expects the drone delivery service, which would be a successful combination of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and our postal business, will help people in remote areas receive better postal services." The South Korean government, determined to be part of the growing Asian drone industry, ...
South Korea's prime minister believes Bitcoin, the world's most valuable ... The high comes despite the South Korean government's attempt to stifle the ... The People's Court of Ha Tinh province found the 22-year-old guilty of ...
Neither China nor South Korea has commented on the group's fate. ... in Shenyang in Liaoning province, north-east China, on 4 November.
HWASEONG, Gyeonggi Province – Though many don't realize it, South Korea's most populous province has long relied on Japanese seeds for ...


 

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