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North Korea has made $270 million from banned activities since February: U.N. panel

http://rss.topix.net - 17 hours 16 min ago

A man uses binoculars to view North Korea from the unification observatory in Paju, South Korea, on Thursday. A U.N. report says that North Korea continues to make money by skirting U.N. Security Council resolutions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

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Stairway to the Stream

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South Korean arrested for duping Thais into sex trade

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 21:09

A South Korean man accused of duping over 20 Thai women into forced prostitution in his home country has been arrested in Bangkok, an officer said today.A South Korean man accused of duping over 20 Thai women into forced prostitution in his home country has been arrested in Bangkok, an officer said on Saturday. Kim Hyoung Joon, 39, is believed to be part of a transnational gang funnelling Thai women into the sex trade in South Korea, and his arrest follows efforts by Bangkok and Seoul to dismantle the group.

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Women working in a huge field of onions near Changnyeong, South Korea. Please pardon the inconvenience but this is a re-post because of an accidental deletion of the previous version.

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Joint Exercises Could Send Korea Tensions Soaring Again

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:42

After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war game in the South next week that could send tensions spiralling back upwards, analysts say. Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month that appeared to bring much of the US within range, triggering an intense warning by President Donald Trump that Washington could rain "fire and fury" on the North.

New Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff claims South Korea can achieve air superiority within three days of conflict

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:19
During his confirmation hearing on Aug. 18, Jeong Kyeong-doo, who has been nominated to lead the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that South Korea could achieve air superiority within three days of a confl..
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President Moon pledges to go beyond “peace-keeping security” to “peace-making security”

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:16
“With the firm commitment to peace and security, the spirit of the empirical tradition and the bold vision for unification shown by Kim Dae-jung, I will adhere without wavering to the principle that w..
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Academic conference held to commemorate the 8th anniversary of former President Kim Dae-jung’s death

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:13
On Aug. 18, the very day that South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced he would uphold the Sunshine Policy of former President Kim Dae-jung, an academic conference on the 8th anniversary of Kim’s ..
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Tillerson affirms President Trump’s support for negotiations with North Korea

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:11
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared on Aug. 17 that the North Korean policy statement that he and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis gave the press on Aug. 13 had “been endorsed” by US Pres..
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Number of American troops participating in Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise to decrease

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:09
The number of US troops participating in this year’s US-South Korea Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) joint exercise, which will start from Aug. 21, has decreased in comparison to last year. This has led t..
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[Editorial] Don’t delay implementation of tax on religious workers

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:06
The tax on religious workers that is set to be implemented from January of next year is in danger of being suspended for another two years. On Aug. 9, 25 members of the National Assembly, including De..
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[Photo] Yonhap News Reporters demand that their company president step down

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:05
Employees of Yonhap News gather in the lobby of their headquarters building in Jongno to call for the resignation of the company’s president, Park No-hwang. Park is under fire after text messages he ..
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[Photo] Demonstrating against battery farm conditions

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:04
Demonstrators from the Korea Association for Animal Protection and other citizens groups gathered in Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul to protest battery farming conditions in South Korea. The cramped space..
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[Photo] President Moon commemorative stamp a hot item

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 16:03
A stamp to commemorate President Moon Jae-in’s 100th day in office was almost completely sold old by the second day. Out of five million stamps that were issued, more than 4.9 million have already be..
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World Educators are Gathered in South Korea for Peace Education

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 08/19/2017 - 12:11

Peace Education Development Forum for Spreading a Culture of Peace" is held in Seoul, Republic of Korea on September 17th. Under the current global environment shaded by long-term violence around the world including terrorism and inter-ethnic conflicts, the international society is seeking a conflict resolution through a long-term approach to peace-building education.

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