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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Thu, June 1, 2023 | 10:10
Time to ease tensions
There are no signs yet of efforts in the Yoon Suk Yeol administration to de-escalate rising tensions with North Korea despite the northern neighbor's escalation in provocations, including an expansion of its nuclear capabilities.
Actor faces arrest
Actor Yoo Ah-in answers questions from reporters at the Seoul Central District Court, Wednesday, after the court's hearing to decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for him over allegations of illegal drug use. He is accused of illegally using five different drugs for nonmedical purposes since 2020. Yonhap
KAI finalizes FA-50 deal with Malaysia
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) CEO Kang Goo-young, left, shakes hands with Dato' Sri Muez bin Abd Aziz, fourth from left, secretary general of the Malaysia defense ministry, during a signing ceremony in Malaysia, Tuesday, for KAI's export of the FA-50 light combat aircraft to Malaysia. In February, Malaysia agreed to purchase 18 FA-50s worth $920 million. Defense Minister L...
Nurses protest presidential veto
Members of the Korean Nurses Association stage a rally in downtown Seoul, Friday, to protest against President Yoon Suk Yeol's veto of the controversial opposition-initiated Nursing Act, Tuesday. Yonhap
Sand festival in Busan
A woman takes a picture of a sand sculpture at the 2023 Haeundae Sand Festival in Busan, Friday. The annual event will run through Monday. Yonhap
KOICA Exhibition Hall opens
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Exhibition Hall, which offers information and activities on development cooperation, was opened at the agency's headquarters in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, with an opening ceremony, Wednesday.
Black Eagles depart for Malaysia
The Black Eagles, an aerobatic display team of the Republic of Korea Air Force comprised of KAI's T-50B Golden Eagle supersonic advanced trainer jets, take off from an air base in Wonju, Gangwon Province, Wednesday, to participate in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospa...
Civil defense drill
Children at a daycare center inside the Government Complex Seoul participate in a civil defense drill, Tuesday. The drill was resumed after a six year suspension. Yonhap
Massive rally
Members of the Korean Construction Workers Union, an affiliate of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, hold a rally in central Seoul, Tuesday, protesting the government's suppression of the construction union. They will also stage another demonstration Wednesday that will include a march toward Samgakji Station near the presidential office. Yonhap
Yoon tries his hand at umpiring
President Yoon Suk Yeol, dressed in umpire gear, calls a strike ahead of a youth baseball game at a stadium inside Yongsan Children's Garden near the presidential office in Seoul, Sunday. He is known to be an avid baseball fan. Yonhap
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