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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Wed, December 6, 2023 | 10:04
S. Korea launches drone command to counter N. Korean threats
The South Korean military established a new drone operations command, Friday, to bolster its defense capabilities against unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the wake of North Korea's drone infiltration last year.
Korea's import ban on Fukushima seafood faces hurdles
Korea's decade-long import ban on seafood originating from Fukushima, Japan could face hurdles, as Tokyo continues efforts to reassure neighboring countries that the radiation level of wastewater, released starting last week from a crippled nuclear plant, is within ...
Paying tribute to victims of April 19 Revolution
Rhee In-soo, second from right, adopted son of Korea's first President Syngman Rhee, pays tribute to the victims of the April 19 Revolution, a pro-democracy civil uprising that occurred in 1960, leading to his father's resignation, at the April 19th National Cemetery in Gangbuk District, Seoul, Friday. The younger Rhee apologized to the victims and their families, expressing ...
LIG Nex1 participates in drone roadshow in Saudi Arabia
Local defense company LIG Nex1 participated in a three-day drone roadshow in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, earlier this week, where it introduced its anti-drone systems and services currently utilized in various local state-run facilities and infrastructure.
River-crossing drill
Military vehicles cross a makeshift floating bridge during a river-crossing drill involving the Korean Army's 2nd Engineering Brigade and 3rd Armored Brigade in Hwacheon, Gangwon Province, Thursday. Yonhap
Pyongyang's missile provocation challenges S. Korean military headquarters
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles (SLBM) toward the East Sea on Wednesday night; hours after the U.S. dispatched strategic bombers to the Korean Peninsula for joint aerial drills with South Korea.
South Korea seeks to stabilize relations with China, Russia
South Korea seeks to stabilize diplomatic relations with China and Russia that have grown strained amid increasing geopolitical confrontations between Seoul, Washington, Tokyo on one side and Pyongyang, Beijing and Moscow on the other. Maintaining stable relations with China and Russia is becoming an important task for South Korea as Pyongyang gears up to reopen its borders a...
S. Korea, US, Japan hold naval drills to counter N. Korean threats
South Korea, the United States and Japan held trilateral missile defense drills on Tuesday, in a show of force against growing North Korean military threats, including a recent rocket launch.
Ideological dispute over historical figures engulfs Korean politics
Ideological conflicts surrounding historical figures are escalating among politicians, as the government seeks to relocate the bust of independence fighter Hong Beom-do, which currently stands near the defense ministry building.
Gov't plan to remove busts of pro-Soviet independence fighters causes stir
A plan by the Ministry of National Defense to remove the busts of Korean independence fighters from the military academy, citing their involvement with the Soviet Communist Party, is causing a stir in political circles.
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