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Seoul *1618 (F)

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 16:16

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Seoul *1618 (F)

Seoul station, Seoul

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[Interview] Defense Ministry acknowledges soldier’s death “in the line of duty” after 19 years

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:31
South Korea’s Defense Ministry announced on Sept. 1 that it officially recognized that First Lieutenant Kim Hun had died in the line of duty, 19 years after his death. Kim Hun’s father Kim Cheok (74 y..
Categories: National/Politics

Government ordered to pay $2 million to family of professor falsely convicted on espionage charges

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:27
A court has ruled for the state to pay over 2.3 billion won (about US $2.1 million) in compensation to the family of Park Noh-soo for his unjust execution 45 years ago at the age of 39 in a case invol..
Categories: National/Politics

Court throws out ruling against Korean Air in profit funneling case

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:25
A court has thrown the brakes on the Fair Trade Commission’s (FTC) efforts to punish profit funneling practices by chaebol-owning families. The decision is raising concerns that the courts are bucking..
Categories: National/Politics

North Korea offers message of peace at China-Northeast Asia Expo

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:22
Even as North Korea has been placed under tougher sanctions by the international community because of its repeated nuclear weapon and missile tests, the North declared that it is willing to expand and..
Categories: National/Politics

Presidents Moon, Trump agree to revise missile guidelines

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:20
During a phone call, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump reportedly agreed to revise the two countries’ missile guidelines. Moon’s phone call with Trump began at 11:10 p..
Categories: National/Politics

[Photo] Arrest warrant issued for MBC President

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:17
An arrest warrant has been issued by the Seoul Western District Court for MBC President Kim Jang-gyeom after he failed to appear in Seoul Regional Employment and Labor Office on numerous occasions re..
Categories: National/Politics

[Photo] Hyoseok Cultural Festival opens in Pyeongchang

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:16
On Sept. 2, a festival celebrating popular Korean novelist Lee Hyo-seok will open in the author’s hometown of Pyeongchang. The festival offers visitors a chance to learn about Mr. Lee’s novels, inclu..
Categories: National/Politics

[Photo] Public remains split on construction of Shin-kori 5, 6 reactors

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 15:15
The controversy over construction of new reactors at the Shin-kori nuclear power plant continues to rage. According to a recent survey by Gallup Korea, 42% support continuing to build the reactors, w..
Categories: National/Politics

You Would Never Believe Why North Korea Sentenced These Reporters to Death

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 13:39

In this image taken from video, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un takes a breather after pulling the legs off a litter of puppies. TV OUT, NORTH KOREA OUT Back in 2015, James Pearson and Daniel Tudor, formerly the Seoul reporters for Reuters and The Economist, respectively, teamed up to write a book titled "North Korea Confidential."

Incheon, 2017

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 10:03

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Incheon, 2017

Incheon, Korea
Aug, 2017

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White House: 'Integrated Process' Needed in Response to N. Korean Threat

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 09:10

U.S. President Donald Trump walks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to make statements in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, June 30, 2017. The leaders of the United States and South Korea on Friday reaffirmed the need to bring Pyongyang back to the negotiating table by applying maximum sanctions and pressure, according to the office of President Moon Jae-in.

Sunny afternoon at Myeong-dong, 明洞

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 08:25

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Sunny afternoon at Myeong-dong, 明洞

Seoul *1617 (F)

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 08:17

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Seoul *1617 (F)

Somewhere(metro line1), Seoul

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South Korea's War Crimes Still Haunt Vietnam

http://rss.topix.net - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 04:31

The fact that South Korean exports to Vietnam increased by nearly 50% over the first seven months of this year, superficially suggests a further thawing of the two countries' historically frosty relationship, which has for the longest time centered solely on trade and investment. The 2015 bilateral free trade agreement between the two nations has evidently caused business ties to flourish.

New scientist flats Pyongyang

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 04:02

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New scientist flats Pyongyang

DPRK, Aug. 2017

DPRK Roket model

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 03:58

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DPRK Roket model

DPRK, Aug. 2017

Three Trees

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 02:00

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Three Trees

This photo was taken in foggy Gyeongju during Autumn in 2014.

Starbucks at Gyeongju, South Korea

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 01:57

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Starbucks at Gyeongju, South Korea

The structure of this Starbucks branch in Rural South Korea is probably one of the most unique I have seen.

Christmas Balls

Images from Korea - Sat, 09/02/2017 - 01:51

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Christmas Balls

Everland, South Korea

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