The Russian/Ukrainian co-production is centered on a WWII female sniper. read more
US Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim will meet with his Russian counterpart, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.
South Korea's military will launch another campaign to remove landmines near the inter-Korean border and southern radar sites this week, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Tuesday.
MSC Oliver was inaugurated at the DSME shipyard in Busan, South Korea, just two months after the delivery of MSC OSCAR Today it was the turn of Oscar’s cousin,
North Korea has admitted to kidnapping 13 Japanese citizens in the period from 1977 to 1983. Five abductees were released in 2002 and 2004, and Pyongyang claimed that the remaining eight had died.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has raised concerns in Washington as a potential competitor of Western-led financial institutions. The picture for the IMF, World Bank and other international money lenders further clouded after the UK, Italy, France and Germany said they wanted to join.
Daum Kakao, the maker of South Korea’s most popular messaging app, launched KakaoTaxi in Korea today. The new service is a potentially strong competitor to Uber and also lets Daum Kakao leverage the 50 million active monthly users of KakaoTalk. Read More
Ahead of last year’s release of The Interview, the Seth Rogen film about two journalists instructed to assassinate Kim Jong-un, North Korea interpreted the film as ‘an act of war’.… Read more The post A James Bond thriller for real appeared first on The Spectator.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has decided to extend sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's delay in reporting on its investigation into the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, the top government spokesman said on Tuesday.
Japan and Korea need to encourage female labour market participation to counter acute labour shortages. This column argues that following Nordic countries’ experiences, it would be possible to achieve both high female labour force participation rate and fertility rate. However, this is only possible if supported by appropriate public and private sector policies.
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has been selected as the preferred bidder in South Korea’s proposed KFX fighter programme to build an indigenous fighter.In an email to Flightglobal, KAI confirmed that Seoul’s Defense Acquisition Procurement Agency (DAPA) has awarded it preferred bidding status, with Lockheed Martin tapped as the foreign technical assistance company (TAC).[...]Show More Summary
Just to be clear, South, not North. I think the only Veloster mules they have in North Korea are actual mules named 'Veloster.' But this particular mule appears to be testing an actual, engine-behind-the-driver Veloster, presumably driving the rear wheels. In short, something that sounds like a hell of a lot of fun. Read more...
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems stated that South Korea has signed a $769 million dollar deal to upgrade its Patriot air and missile defense system.
Republicans see Putin, Assad, and North Korea as national threats... just not as a serious as a threat as the American president.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - China has joined South Korea and Japan in stopping Thailand-based airlines from flying charters and new routes because of safety concerns highlighted by an international audit, Thai officials said on Monday.
Seoul is maintaining close relations with both Beijing and Washington, amid fierce bickering between the two geopolitical rivals over the Asian Pacific region.
Lausanne Talks May Be Camouflage for Iranian Nukes in North Korea – http://t.co/QRyqjD2nFN pic.twitter.com/2uFLYk5su7 — The Jewish Press (@JewishPress) March 30, 2015 It may be a little late to be bringing up this possibility, but there’s...Show More Summary
As Sony cancels the Christmas release of The Interview following a hack likely engineered by North Korea, our thoughts turn to movies and TV that mocked (and, sometimes, enraged) a previous dictator of note: Adolf Hitler. Below is aShow More Summary
Jihyun Park, an artist from South Korea, has a novel approach to pointillism. He burns holes in rice paper with lit incense sticks. When backlit, his works display amazingly rich images of clouds, landscapes, and trees. Park explains:...Show More Summary
By Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea chose on Monday Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd, which expects to partner Lockheed Martin Corp, to develop a mid-level fighter jet that will cost around 8.7 trillion won ($7.88 billion). TheShow More Summary