South Korea

Us Wants Seoul To Pay Over $1bln In 2019 For Deployment Of Its Troops - Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Washington has insisted that Seoul boost its spending related to maintaining the 28,500-strong US Forces Korea (USFK) to 1.35 trillion won ($1.2 billion) this year, a 41 percent increase from 2018 and more than South Korea is...
Related topics: Seoul, Russia, Moscow

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Oh, Great. Guess Who’s Violating North Korean Sanctions Now

Just this week we learned that plans are moving ahead for another summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, possibly to be held in Vietnam next month. They’ll certainly have plenty to talk about, but Donald Trump may want to stop by...
Related topics: North Korea, Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un, Vietnam

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Navy Medic Reunites With Abandoned Baby He Rescued 66 Years Ago

For three months during the Korean War, 1,000 sailors aboard the USS Point Cruz doted on a tiny passenger: A baby rescued from a trash can in Seoul. While on a walk in 1953, Navy medic Norm Van Sloun of Minnesota and a few other sailors heard a cry,...
Related topics: Seoul

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Koreans Lurk For ‘public Enemy’ Qatar In Asian Cup Quarters

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Title-chasing South Korea dodged a bullet to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday, while Qatar toppled Iraq 1-0 in a full-blooded Gulf clash. The Koreans were taken to extra time by tiny Bahrain in Dubai where a...
Related topics: Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Iraq, Bahrain, Dubai

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Moving Beyond South Korea’s Hierarchal Business Structure For Sustainable Green Growth

The work culture in South Korea is different and managers here often say that they are used to the rigid hierarchy at work.By Ahn Mi YoungSEOUL, Jan 21 2019 (IPS)Despite the international rise of South Korean businesses like Samsung, Hyundai and LG...
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Kiss & Make Up: Us Admiral Tells Seoul, Tokyo To End Diplomatic Row

On Friday, US Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson urged Japan and South Korea to hold constructive talks to improve relations, after a radar lock-on incident that occured in December.
Related topics: Seoul, Japan, Tokyo

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Most South Koreans Think Moon, Not Trump, Is Leading The Way On North Korea Talks

Polls suggest that South Koreans are happy with Preisdent Moon Jae-in's tactics but doubtful North Korea will actually give up its nuclear weapons.
Related topics: North Korea, Polls

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Lg G7 Thinq Getting Pie Update In South Korea, Other Countries Need To Stay Patient

For G7 ThinQ owners, it’s now safe to get a little excited about the potential of Android Pie coming to your phone. LG has begun to push the Pie update to owners of the device in South Korea, meaning it shouldn’t be too long before it...

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For Teens, Digital Technology Is Good. Or Bad. Or Maybe Neutral?

Enlarge (credit: SimpleTexting.com) In South Korea, people under the age of 16 can’t play online games between midnight and 6am. The UK Parliament has launched an official inquiry into “the impact of social media and screen use on young...
Related topics: United Kingdom, Social Media

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South Korea Aims To Turn Around ‘extreme’ Birth Rate Crisis

The South Korean government continues to struggle to reverse the trend of declining birth rates in Asia’s fourth-largest economy, where the fertility rate is one of the world’s lowest. The country’s total fertility rate, the number of...

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‘proud’ Son Sparks Koreans To Asian Cup Win As Iran Fire Blanks

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – An effervescent Son Heung-min inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday to finish top of their Asian Cup group. Iran, joint favourites with the Koreans, also advanced as group...
Related topics: Iran, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, China

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‘proud’ Son Sparks Koreans To Asian Cup Win Over China

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – An effervescent Son Heung-min inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday to finish top of their Asian Cup group. Hwang Ui-jo and Kim Min-jae were on target as the Koreans, boosted...
Related topics: China, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

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Re-opening The Kaesong Industrial Zone Would Give North Korea Something For Nothing

Robert E. Kelly Economics, Asia Seoul should think twice before it proceeds. A few years ago, the South Korean government, under conservative President Park Geun-Hye, closed down an inter-Korean export processing zone. Near Kaesong, North Korea,...
Related topics: North Korea, Seoul

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Experts: N. Korean Human Rights Issue Remains Dire, Must Be Part Of Ongoing Talks

United Nations special rapporteur for human rights in North Korea, Tomas Quintana, visited South Korea last week to discuss the ongoing issues north of the demilitarized zone. Quintana told reporters in Seoul the human rights situation remains...
Related topics: Human Rights, North Korea, Seoul

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Seoul Changes Enemy Definition In Defence White Paper

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - South Korea’s Defense Ministry published on Tuesday its new Defense White Paper, which reflected changes in the situation on the Korean Peninsula and relations between Seoul and Pyongyang, abandoning the word "enemy" as a means...
Related topics: Seoul, Russia, Moscow, North Korea, Pyongyang

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Equinix Expands In South Korea With New Data Center In Seoul

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Related topics: Equinix, Seoul

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‘not Good Enough!’ Japan Captain Yoshida Sounds Asian Cup Alarm

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Japan captain Maya Yoshida has warned the Blue Samurai they will need to find an extra gear to challenge co-favourites Iran and South Korea for the Asian Cup title. The Southampton defender admitted Japan had benefited from...
Related topics: Japan, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Iran

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Juan Cole On Trump Foreign Policy In 2019: How Will It Change The World? (video)

Arirang (South Korea) : The Point : World Affairs: U.S. foreign policy in 2019 | Juan Cole comments on President Trump’s ‘America First’ policies, which drove the global economy into chaos last year and caused a stir in the...
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It's Time For The U.s.-south Korea Alliance To Evolve

Kristine Lee Security, Asia Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in must clarify their long-term goals for a future that extends beyond the scope of the Korean Peninsula. The alliance between the United States and South Korea has, for the past six decades,...
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Economic Breakdown Starts In East Asia Due To Collapsed Births & Childbearing Populations

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, The floor under the East Asia neighborhood (consisting of China, Japan, South / North Korea, Taiwan, & Mongolia) is about to fall away.  These nations (combined) equal slightly more than 20% of the...
Related topics: China, Japan, North Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia

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