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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Sun, March 26, 2023 | 05:04
North Korea quiet during US midterm elections
A much-hyped North Korean nuclear test did not happen ahead of the U.S. midterm elections although all preparations for a seventh nuclear test are reported to be complete. Diplomatic observers view there is no urgent need at this point for the Kim Jong-un regime to push ahead with another nuclear test that could backfire.
'Republic of Korea will take care of you from here'
On Nov. 7, the ashes of deceased veterans of the Korean War arrived at Incheon International Airport with honor guards lining up. The deceased veterans - French veteran Robert Picquenard and Dutch veterans Mathias Hubertus Hoogenboom and Eduard Julius Engberink were very young when they joined the Korean War in defense of the Republic of Korea and all three of them wished to ...
[ANALYSIS] North Korea expected to launch another ICBM before Nov. 29
Undeterred by the failed test of what is suspected to have been a Hwasong-17 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) last week, North Korea is expected to push ahead with another launch of its largest and most powerful missile ahead of a holiday marking its successful nuclear-capable missile test, according to diplomatic observers, Monday. North Korea designated Nov. 29 as ...
North Korea's ICBM launch ends in failure
North Korea continued its saber-rattling for the second day straight, Thursday, by firing at least six missiles, but its military show of force ended up being compromised after the launch of the country's largest and most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) failed while in flight. The unsuccessful ICBM launch may cause further delays to the possible next nuclea...
North Korea fires missile toward South Korean territory
North Korea fired more than 20 ballistic and other missiles, Wednesday, one of which landed in South Korean territory for the first time since the 1950-53 Korean War. The North also fired some 100 artillery shells into the East Sea. In response, President Yoon Suk-yeol ordered the military to make a swift and stern response to ensure that North Korea clearly sees the conseque...
F-35Bs in Korea
F-35B stealth fighters of the U.S. Marine Corps taxi at an air base in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, Monday. Four F-35Bs stationed in Iwakuni, Japan, arrived in Korea as part of the Vigilant Storm exercise that will run through Friday. Courtesy of ROK Air Force
US extended deterrence likely to top SCM agenda
Upcoming security talks between the defense chiefs of South Korea and the United States are expected to focus on how to respond to North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile arsenal, better known as the U.S.' strategy of extended deterrence against Pyongyang's aggression, according to diplomatic observers, Tuesday. Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup and his U.S. counterpart, Secr...
Allies begin joint air training exercise
The South Korean and U.S. air forces kicked off a five-day combined air exercise, Monday, amid growing concerns of North Korea conducting its seventh nuclear test soon. According to the South Korean military, Vigilant Storm, which will run through Friday, is aimed at enhancing the operational and tactical capabilities of combined air operations and bolstering the allies' comb...
Gangwon Province to repay Legoland Korea developer's debt
Gangwon Province will fulfill a payment guarantee for the developer of Legoland Korea Resort by mid-December, one month earlier than scheduled previously, amid a liquidity crunch, the provincial government said Thursday.
KOICA opens metaverse world
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has opened KOICA World, an interactive metaverse space that allows users to experience virtually and learn about development cooperation projects around the world, it said, Wednesday.
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