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Fri, October 22, 2021 | 08:37
ROK-US defense cost-sharing talks collapse
Seoul and Washington decided to extend the ongoing negotiations over the sharing of costs for the Americans troops stationed here into next year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
| 2013-12-18 16:30
'NK may act out in next 3 months'
Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin said Tuesday that growing instability in North Korea following last week's execution of the once-powerful Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, could push the communist country to act out and stage military provocations.
| 2013-12-17 17:40
China may harden stance toward NK
The execution last week of Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is expected to dent relations between the isolated state and its key ally, China, analysts said Monday.
| 2013-12-16 15:41
Seoul may need Moscow to deter NK provocation
The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s uncle Jang Song-thaek is causing concerns here that the North might soon launch its fourth nuclear test to turn the attention of its people to potential external threats.
| 2013-12-15 16:59
KADIZ flyover includes Ieodo
The Air Force conducted a surveillance flight that included Ieodo, Sunday, the first day its expanded air defense zone took effect.
| 2013-12-15 16:55
Allies apart over USFK cost-sharing
Seoul and Washington still remain poles apart in working out how to share the cost of American troops stationed here for the next five years.
| 2013-12-15 16:52
'Jang removed for challenging Kim'
Jang Song-thaek, uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and vice chairman of the National Defense Commission, was stripped of all his official titles because of his growing political influence that was becoming incompatible with that of Kim’s, analysts said, Friday.
| 2013-12-06 16:52
US not to take mediating role for Korea and Japan
Washington is not considering acting as a mediator between two of its allies, Korea and Japan, to resolve their perennial conflict over the latter’s atrocities committed during its 1910-45 colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula.
| 2013-12-05 18:21
New analyses presented on Jang's purge
Government bodies have stated uncoordinated positions over an announcement made by the National Intelligence Service (NIS) earlier this week that Jang Song-thaek, a powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has been stripped of all his official titles, with some even dismissing the report as mere speculation.
| 2013-12-05 16:54
Jang's ouster to impact Pyongyang-Beijing ties
The possible purge of Jang Song-thaek, an uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, could impact relations with China, experts said Wednesday.
| 2013-12-04 16:21
High inheritance tax hampering entrepreneurship
Gov't aims to shift to 'Living with COVID-19' phase from Nov. 1
Dutch version of 'Squid Game' shoots unvaccinated people
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Locally-developed rocket fails to place dummy satellite into orbit
'Diverse Voices' of foreign residents shared on radio
Students launch fundraising for multicultural youth basketball team
Starbucks under scrutiny of financial watchdog
Spy agency monitoring foreign nationals who threatened Afghan evacuees: report
Assembly audit to have little impact on big tech firms' march into banking industry
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