search close
Reporter : Jung Min-ho
Thu, June 1, 2023 | 03:52
Seoul, Washington step up deterrence against North Korea
South Korea and the United States have conducted a tabletop exercise on responding to possible North Korean nuclear attacks and reaffirmed pledges to do so every year as part of their joint efforts to reinforce deterrence capabilities, the allies said in a statement, Friday (KST). In addition, Washington is also considering sending a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, amo...
North Korea's threats bring South Korea, Japan closer despite old grudges
After North Korea test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile off its eastern coast on Feb. 18, cameras installed in Japan captured the images of the projectile's last seconds before it fell into the sea. Based on those pictures, released by Japan's Ministry of Defense and NHK, analysts in South Korea made their assessments of how successful the test was.
Beleaguered opposition leader accuses Yoon of abusing power
The embattled opposition leader, Lee Jae-myung, again denied all the corruption allegations facing him, Thursday, accusing President Yoon Suk Yeol of abusing his power to remove his political opponents, ahead of lawmakers' upcoming vote on his arrest warrant. A day after describing the president as a “gangster,” Rep. Lee of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) claimed he had b...
Korean companies draw interest at arms fair in UAE
2022 was a significant year for Korea's arms makers. Exports more than doubled to a record high of $17.3 billion (22.4 trillion won) from the previous year, with sales of domestically developed military hardware picking up around the world, including in Poland, a NATO member nation.
North Korea warns it will use Pacific as 'firing range'
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast, Monday, claiming they are capable of carrying nuclear warheads that can destroy military air bases in South Korea. The latest provocation come two days after the North launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, which prompted Seoul and Washington to deploy fighter aircraft including B-1B bombers on ...
South Korea, US conduct joint air drills in response to North Korea's ICBM test
A video of North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test, captured by a camera in Japan, suggests it is on the verge of, if not already, mastering atmospheric reentry - a technology required to strike the U.S. mainland with a nuclear-tipped ICBM.
South Korea names North Korea as 'enemy' in defense paper
South Korea named North Korea as an “enemy” and Japan as “a close neighbor” that shares common values in its 2022 Defense White Paper, in reflection of the shifting security policy and geopolitical climate under President Yoon Suk Yeol.
Jeju governor demands ruling party expel Rep. Tae over uprising remarks
Jeju Governor Oh Young-hun demanded, Wednesday, that the ruling party expel a North Korean defector-turned-lawmaker over remarks that the April 3, 1948 uprising on the southern island was triggered by the instructions of North Korea's late founder, Kim Il-sung.
South Korea, US, Japan vow to firm up ties in stance against North Korea, China
Seoul is bolstering security ties with Washington and Tokyo to counter growing threats from Pyongyang as well as its key allies - Beijing and Moscow. First Vice Foreign Minister Cho Hyun-dong and his U.S. and Japanese counterparts - Wendy Sherman and ...
Representatives of separated families invited to visit North Korea
Activists representing the families dispersed by the Korean War (1950-53) have been invited by North Korea to visit Pyongyang in the first such case in more than three years.
123456 7 8910