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[Photo] Yeongsan River’s ecosystem revived after opening weirs
Yeongsan River, which was heavily damaged by the Four Major Rivers Project under the Lee Myung-bak administration, has seen great improvements since the city of Gwangju and South Jeolla Province (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
[Photo] Yeongsan River’s ecosystem revived after opening weirs
Yeongsan River, which was heavily damaged by the Four Major Rivers Project under the Lee Myung-bak administration, has seen great improvements since the city of Gwangju and South Jeolla Province (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
[Photo] Demonstrators call for resolution to issue of FineTek workers’ aerial protest
The Joint Campaign for a Victorious Struggle against Starflex (FineTek) held a press conference in front of the Blue House fountain on Dec. 6 to demand that the government step in to resolve the (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
[Photo] Demonstrators call for resolution to issue of FineTek workers’ aerial protest
The Joint Campaign for a Victorious Struggle against Starflex (FineTek) held a press conference in front of the Blue House fountain on Dec. 6 to demand that the government step in to resolve the (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
[Photo] Kang and Pompeo shake hands for “close coordination” in Washington, DC
South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met in Washington, DC, on Dec. 6 and agreed to maintain the two sides’ close coordination on complete (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
[Photo] Kang and Pompeo shake hands for “close coordination” in Washington, DC
South Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met in Washington, DC, on Dec. 6 and agreed to maintain the two sides’ close coordination on complete (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
Apple continues to force retailers to buy demo models while preventing their resale
Apple has been under fire for forcing mobile phone dealers to buy display (“demo”) models of its newly released iPhones and iPads and not allowing them to sell those models for a certain period of (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
Apple continues to force retailers to buy demo models while preventing their resale
Apple has been under fire for forcing mobile phone dealers to buy display (“demo”) models of its newly released iPhones and iPads and not allowing them to sell those models for a certain period of (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
GM International president holds successive meetings with KDB chairman
Barry Engle, president of GM International, who served as the US headquarters’ representative in talks on GM Korea’s management normalization, has recently held successive meetings with Lee (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
GM International president holds successive meetings with KDB chairman
Barry Engle, president of GM International, who served as the US headquarters’ representative in talks on GM Korea’s management normalization, has recently held successive meetings with Lee (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
Japanese government to name new aircraft carrier “multi-purpose operation destroyer”
The Japanese government and its ruling party have decided that the Izumo-class helicopter destroyer that’s being converted into an aircraft carrier will be called a “multi-purpose operation (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
Japanese government to name new aircraft carrier “multi-purpose operation destroyer”
The Japanese government and its ruling party have decided that the Izumo-class helicopter destroyer that’s being converted into an aircraft carrier will be called a “multi-purpose operation (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
CNN’s controversial report on North Korea “expanding” missile base follows NY Times article
After the New York Times ran a controversial report claiming that North Korea is deceptively operating a missile base at Sakkanmol and other sites, CNN is now reporting that North Korea is expanding (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
CNN’s controversial report on North Korea “expanding” missile base follows NY Times article
After the New York Times ran a controversial report claiming that North Korea is deceptively operating a missile base at Sakkanmol and other sites, CNN is now reporting that North Korea is expanding (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
South and North to inspect each other’s demolished GPs in DMZ
The South and North Korean militaries recently agreed to send seven-person inspection teams on Dec. 12 to each of the 11 guard posts (GPs) on both sides of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that were part (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
South and North to inspect each other’s demolished GPs in DMZ
The South and North Korean militaries recently agreed to send seven-person inspection teams on Dec. 12 to each of the 11 guard posts (GPs) on both sides of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that were part (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
[Interview] US non-proliferation expert proposes roadmap with reciprocal benefits for NK-US denuclearization (...)
Robert Einhorn is a senior fellow in the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative and the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence as well as the US State Department’s former Special (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 7 December 2018
[Interview] US non-proliferation expert proposes roadmap with reciprocal benefits for NK-US denuclearization (...)
Robert Einhorn is a senior fellow in the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative and the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence as well as the US State Department’s former Special (...)
The Hankyoreh - 7 December 2018
Jeju grants permit for South Korea’s first for profit hospital
South Korea’s first ever for-profit hospital is opening on Jeju Island. In a press conference on the afternoon of Dec. 5, Jeju Gov. Won Hee-ryong announced a decision to grant a “conditional (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 6 December 2018
Jeju grants permit for South Korea’s first for profit hospital
South Korea’s first ever for-profit hospital is opening on Jeju Island. In a press conference on the afternoon of Dec. 5, Jeju Gov. Won Hee-ryong announced a decision to grant a “conditional (...)
The Hankyoreh - 6 December 2018
Japan moves to formalize its operation of aircraft carriers
The Japanese Government is formalizing its operation of aircraft carriers – seen as a leading form of offensive weaponry – through an amendment to its National Defense Program Guidelines, (...)
Hangyore Sinmun - 6 December 2018



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