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Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Sat, September 23, 2023 | 06:03
South Korea steps up efforts to resolve issue of aging separated families
Over the past 12 years, more than 24,000 South Koreans have created video letters for their family members who might still be alive in North Korea, hoping that the messages would reach them one day.
Opposition party seeks to impeach interior minister over Itaewon tragedy
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) is seeking to impeach Interior Minister Lee Sang-min, blaming him for having failed to protect the 159 innocent lives lost in a crowd crush last Halloween in Itaewon, a popular nightlife district in Seoul. National Assembly Speaker Kim Jin-pyo told a plenary meeting Monday that an impeachment motion signed by its 176 members...
9 fishermen, including 2 Vietnamese, missing in boat incident
The Korea Coast Guard and the ROK military have been searching for nine fishermen missing after their boat was capsized late Saturday night in waters off Korea's southwestern coast.
Pyongyang threatens eye-for-eye response as US B-1B bombers join drills in South Korea
North Korea threatened an eye-for-an-eye response to South Korea-U.S. combined military exercises, Thursday, when stealth fighter jets and strategic bombers took part in the two allies' first joint air drills of the year.
4 South Korean activists arrested for executing orders from Pyongyang
Four South Korean activists have been arrested on charges of carrying out orders from Pyongyang as the investigation into an alleged North Korean spy ring gains traction.
South Korea, US to expand size and content of joint military drills
South Korea and the United States agreed to expand the size and content of their combined military drills on Tuesday to counter intensifying security threats from North Korea amid growing skepticism here over Washington's commitment to provide extended deterrence.
Over 76% of South Koreans support development of nuclear weapons
Over 76 percent of people in South Korea support the idea of arming their country with its own nuclear weapons to counter growing security threats from North Korea, a new study showed.
Seoul to work with Hanoi to pursue peace on Korean Peninsula
After more than three years of no progress on the issue of peace for the Korean Peninsula, Seoul is now exploring ways to renew efforts in the country where it came to a sudden halt - Vietnam.
Gov't seeks to limit where child sex offenders can reside
Korea will seek to limit where convicted high-risk sex offenders can reside after finishing their prison sentences in an effort to better protect children and women.
9 North Korean workers in Russia defected to South Korea
Nine North Korean workers dispatched to Russia as part of the regime's efforts to collect U.S. dollars recently defected to South Korea amid Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine, according to an expert familiar with the issue Wednesday.
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