America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. The war games set to begin Monday may hold more potential to provoke than ever, given President Donald … Click to Continue »
It was announced this week that Hunger Games and Twilight would be getting their own theme parks. No, really. Well, sort of. Lionsgate will be opening Lionsgate Movie World in South Korea in 2019, featuring zones dedicated to Lionsgate blockbuster...
Within six months, 311,400 acres of land in Egypt will be transformed into an agriculture city. The $10 billion deal was signed on Tuesday by Egypt and the Korea-Arab Society (KAS). The project will feature 50,000 smart greenhouses in addition to a number of seawater desalination and solar power plants.[...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea will start a joint exercise called Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) on Aug. 21 lasting through Aug. 31, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions had escalated over North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons program.
Thae Yong Ho, the highest-ever diplomatic official to defect from North Korea, told South Korea's JoonAng Daily that while Kim Jong Un is "actually very clever," his days at the top of the regime are numbered. As North Korean propaganda...Show More Summary
This baby flamingo is getting back on his feet — with shiny new booties. SEE ALSO: Behold South Korea's adorable new First Dog WATCH: These adorable Great Danes make pool time look like heaven Read moreinking Blogs | Comments
North Korea has warned that Washington and Seoul will cause a "catastrophe" by holding their annual joint military drill in the Korean Peninsula. The US and South Korea claim the exercises are defensive, but North Korea has said they are a practice run for a nuclear war against it. Show More Summary
It’s time for the Black Dog Institute to front up to its own misnomer and change its name, writes Dean Frenkel. You wouldn’t want to be born a black dog in South Korea. President Moon Jae-in is addressing his culture’s antipathy to black dogs by adopting a back mongrel and appointing him the new first [...] The post The Black Dog Blues appeared first on New Matilda.
This baby flamingo is getting back on his feet — with shiny new booties. Meet Squish, a greater flamingo who was abandoned as an egg. SEE ALSO: Behold South Korea's adorable new First Dog He was found by zoo keepers in Singapore's Jurong Bird Park, and incubated until he was born on June 7. Squish standing on his own on Day 5. Show More Summary
A South Korean elementary school whose name means "shit" has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday. Many Korean names and words are based on Chinese characters, so when rendered in the Hangul alphabet they can have the same spelling, but multiple meanings. Show More Summary
Pyongyang's state media denounces South Korean president's 'hypocrisy' over sanctions after first 100 days in office.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-In said the North was inching "closer to the threshold of the red line."
Lionsgate has a new theme park attraction opening in South Korea based on three of there biggest movie franchises that will be called Lionsgate Movie World.
Bluefin has begun taking pre-orders for two spectacularly detailed Hannibal Lecter action figures from South Korea’s Blitzway. The figures will be released in the first quarter of 2018. BLUEFIN OPENS PRE-ORDERS FOR STUNNINGLY REALISTIC...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - South Korea has lifted a ban on imports of U.S. poultry and eggs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, removing an obstacle to trade that stemmed from worries about avian flu.
There’s a plutonium arms race brewing in East Asia that could see China, Japan, and South Korea with the capability to make tens of thousands of nuclear weapons.
Are tensions cooling in the Korean Peninsula? The United States and South Korea will find out Monday, when the two allies are scheduled to start joint military exercises that are … Click to Continue »
In 1988, when the top international athletes were competing for medals at the Seoul Olympics in South Korea, a new star was introduced to the world, one that had nothing to do with sport. It was the first time kimchi, a spicy fermented...Show More Summary
Tous Les Jours is now open Korea-based French-Asian bakery Tous Les Jours is now open in Allston at 152 Harvard Ave. It’s the third Massachusetts location for the chain that was founded in South Korea in 1997: There’s another near Boston’s City Hall Plaza that opened in early 2016, as well as one in Burlington, Massachusetts. Show More Summary
Concerned about a possible war on the Korean peninsula? Don't be—it won't happen, says South Korea, which claims President Trump won't strike North Korea without its say-so. "No matter what options the United States and President Trump want to use, they have promised to have full consultation with South...