WASHINGTON (AP) — Preparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday
Japanese and South Korean buying helped drive the price of bitcoin to an all-time high this week, with the digital currency more than doubling its value since the start of the year, analysts and market practitioners said on Friday....In...Show More Summary
There’s a new Korean alternative to the more traditional executive sport sedans hailing from Germany. Hyundai’s new luxury brand, Genesis, has a credible contender in the form of the G80 Sport, and we’ve just driven it. It should come as no surprise that Jay Leno is one of the first people in the world to take delivery of...
A South Korean army captain was convicted and given a six-month prison sentence this week for engaging in sexual conduct with a fellow male soldier. The officer, who remains anonymous, reportedly collapsed and was taken to the hospital following the… Read The post South Korean Soldier Convicted Amid Military’s Anti-Gay ‘Witch Hunt’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Zurich (AFP) – Football’s world governing body FIFA said Friday it had evidence that North Korean workers had been employed on 2018 World Cup venue construction in Russia. A FIFA inspection tour to Saint Petersburg in November uncovered information that workers from the Stalinist state were engaged on stadium construction, it said. Show More Summary
‘K-Town’ heads to Stone Bowl House, where halmoni Han makes the banchan daily In this installment of K-Town, Eater LA editor and host Matthew Kang delves into Stone Bowl House, a classic Korean restaurant run by one of Atlanta's favorite chefs: halmoni Han. Everyone who comes into the restaurant knows Han as “halmoni,” or “grandma” in Korean. Show More Summary
Bitcoin has rebounded to $2600 this morning (after touching $2200 late yesterday, and $2760 highs yesterday) as Korean prices and US prices are converging (Korbit still trading at around $3200) Bitcoin is trading around $2600 on US exchanges... And...Show More Summary
We are mid-way through the annual esports calendar and South Korean team SK Telecom 1 recently scored a resounding victory at the Mid-Seasonal Invitational. The MSI, as it's known, is a tournament where teams compete to win the video game League of Legends. Show More Summary
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and China agree that the development of North Korea's nuclear program should not be used as an excuse for deploying elements of a U.S. global anti-missile system on the Korean peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police aim to cut back on the use of water cannons and buses to rein in protesters, an official said on Friday, a move that could eliminate sometimes harsh crowd control tactics that have led to at least one deadly incident in recent years.
The North Korean leader tends to be surrounded by the same group.
(Reuters) — Samsung Electronics said it would set up a 500 billion won ($445 million) fund to help small suppliers, the highest-profile South Korean firm to unveil steps in the wake of new President Moon Jae-in’s call to protect small businesses. Moon came to power this month promising to rein in the family-owned conglomerates that […]
By Right Wing News’ Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Yesterday, South Korea fired at an object launched at them by the North Koreans. It is now widely believed that the object was a
It doesn’t get any cheesier than this! From the successful group that brought you Sariwon’s traditional and authentic Korean bulgogi and Soban K-town Grill’s unique Korean-Mexican dishes, we can finally enjoy modern Seoul Barbecue and street food dishes at Sibyullee! Update: Check out our new Buy 1 Get 1 deals this week! Click here to […]
SEOUL (Reuters) - After successful missile launches, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un often exchanges smiles and hugs with the same three men and shares a celebratory smoke with them.
The Hawaiian government is reportedly developing a comprehensive action plan to defend the state against a possible missile strike from North Korea. Read more...
Restaurateur Mike Tran’s empire grows...again Next week, Houstonians will be able to experience Houston restaurateur Mike Tran’s take on Korean cuisine when Ohn Korean Eatery makes its debut in Chinatown. The restaurant is set to open its doors at 9630 Clarewood Drive early next week, according to a post to its Instagram account. Show More Summary
Kim Moo-sung strolled through Seoul's Gimpo airport and - without breaking his stride - casually pushed his suitcase to an attendant as he smiled for photographers.
Hawaii is refreshing its nuclear defense plan for the first time since 1985.
This survey from @nifty looked at Chinese and other Asian dishes. I’ve not tried much Chinese food in Japan, but it does have the image to me of being like the cheap carry-outs I remember from Scotland. I’ve not tried much Korean either, but I’ve at least had a reasonable number of the South-East Asian […]