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Tourism to North Korea: “trip of a lifetime” to the “hermit kingdom”?

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:53
Amid the uproar over the death of American student Otto Warmbier after returning to the US in a coma 17 months after he was arrested during a trip to North Korea, interest is growing - and debate inte..
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After student’s death, is Trump changing his approach to North Korea?

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:51
US President Donald Trump may be changing his approach of cooperating with China to pressure North Korea after the death of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier. “While I greatly appreciate the efforts of Presi..
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Ahead of summit with Trump, Pres. Moon receives useful tips from Richard Haass

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:49
On June 21, President Moon Jae-in met with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), and asked Haass to help him “convey a positive message about developing the South Korea-U..
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Justice Party lawmaker lashes out at criticism of Moon Chung-in

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:47
Justice Party lawmaker Kim Jong-dae blasted the South Korean media for “singling out and bashing” presidential aide on unification, foreign affairs, and security Moon Chung-in. Kim, who returned to S..
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Recently discovered North Korean drone made up of parts from various countries

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:46
A North Korean drone recently discovered in Inje, Gangwon Province, was assembled out of parts from a variety of countries, including South Korea, Japan, the Czech Republic, Canada, and the US. The Mi..
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[News analysis] In US media interviews, Moon stresses that he has the same ideas as Trump

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:44
During interviews with US media prior to the South Korea-US summit next week, President Moon Jae-in laid out the details of his strategy for resolving the North Korean nuclear issue and for improving ..
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[Editorial] South Korea’s leading role in solving the North Korean nuclear issue

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:43
President Moon Jae-in shared his new administration’s strategic approach toward North Korea in interviews with the Washington Post and CBS on June 19-20. Moon also proposed a two-stage denuclearizatio..
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[Photo] K Drone exhibition coming next week

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:41
From June 28-30, the 2017 RoboUniverse and K Drone exhibition will be held at KINTEX Convention Center in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province. RoboUniverse is, “the leading professional robotics conference and ..
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[Photo] Devastated Sewol ferry interior opened to media

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:38
The interior of the salvaged Sewol ferry, at Mokpo New Port in South Jeolla Province, June 21. The first stage of the search of the ferry’s interior has been completed. Four out of the nine still miss..
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[Photo] Five Gwangju districts to set up their own comfort woman statues

Hanyoreh Shinmun - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:37
The comfort woman statue set up in front of Gwangju City Hall in 2015. It was announced on June 21 that five districts in Gwangju will set up comfort women statues, not the seated version across from ..
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N.Y. designer pleads guilty in scam tied to ex-U.N. chief's relatives

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:53

A New York fashion designer who has called himself the "curator of cool" pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Self-described arts and fashion consultant and blogger Malcolm Harris, 53, entered his plea to money laundering and wire fraud before U.S. District Judge Edgardo Ramos in federal court in Manhattan, U.S. prosecutors said.

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Death of U.S. student held in NKorea renews calls for help in case of detained Canadian

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 06:36

The death of an American student who was returned home after being detained for 17 months in North Korea has brought renewed calls for political intervention in the case of a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in that country. Hyeon Soo Lim's family has issued a statement expressing condolences to the grieving relatives of Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old student who died in a Cincinnati hospital Monday, roughly a week after being flown back to the U.S. for medical issues.

Too much texting could be pain in wrist, some experts say

http://rss.topix.net - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 04:32

Too much of a good thing can usually have some downsides, and texting on your favorite smartphone is no exception. Doctors are divided, however, on what exactly those downsides are.

Gung-ho culture at tour agency Warmbier used on N.Korea trip

http://rss.topix.net - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 23:56

Beer-soaked "booze cruises" down North Korea's Taedong River. Scuba diving trips off the country's eastern coast.

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