Following a pretty lousy winter for StarCraft, Korea’s GSL ended on a high note Sunday morning as two teammates fought a pitched-battle across six games in an instant-classic StarCraft final. Read more...
Four years following a series of re-organizing, executions and eliminations, Kim Jong-Un will be formally instated as North Korea’s supreme leader at a ruling party congress later this week. This marks the first gathering of its kind for almost 40 years, and the event is more like a coronation which will recognize Jong-Un as leader... Show More Summary
An unspecified amount of cash was stolen from a branch of the North Korean Central Bank on April 4, in what reportedly became the first bank heist in the history of the country.
An ethnic Korean clergyman with Chinese nationality was found dead in a northeastern Chinese town close to the North Korean border, a report by Yonhap said. The man was known to have supported North Korean defectors and his death has raised the question: was he murdered by North Korea? The priest,...
The change of command came as the U.S. and its ally South Korea face unprecedented threats from the North.
Russia has legitimate reasons to object to US deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor missiles in South Korea, Michael Madden, an expert on North Korea who contributes to Johns Hopkins University's Korean Studies site, told Sputnik.
The American-led UN command dismissed accusations from North Korea that US troops at a border village tried to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting acts."
The Graham Norton Show featured a hell of a panel this week, with Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, and Martin Freeman. In the clip provided by the BBC for Paul Rudd, the Ant-Man star talks about geeking out over being on...
North Korea again slammed the joint military drills between the U.S. and South Korea which concluded Saturday, while a report by Yonhap said Pyongyang may conduct its fifth nuclear test early next week, before a rare party congress next Friday. The congress will be the first in 36 years and experts...
July’s TUF 23 Finale in Las Vegas continues to build with the addition of a new featherweight matchup. South Korea’s Doo Ho Choi (14-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is set to take on Brazil’s Thiago Tavares (20-6-1 MMA, 10-6-1 UFC) on the card. Korean website SpoTV (...)
Both Russia and China have recently successfully tested their offset hypersonic gliders, capable of breaching the American THAAD system (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense), which it plans to deploy in South Korea; the test comes as a “warning to the US,” according to Chinese military experts.
Chinese-led consortium wanted to buy a collection of cattle ranches bigger than South Korea, and almost as big as Virginia
North Korea on Friday accused U.S. soldiers of trying to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting" acts.
A month and a half after sentencing University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster, North Korea has handed down another harsh punishment to an American. According to the dictatorship's official news agency, 62-year-old Kim Dong Chul has received a ten-year ... More »
Any possible deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile defense system to South Korea by the United States would be directed at North Korea, not China or Russia, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said at a press briefing on Friday.
North Korea gets more publicity for its upcoming Party Congress by scaring everyone about missile and nuclear tests than it does by publicizing the Congress itself. The assumption is that “Respected Leader” Kim Jong-Un wants to hold the Congress both to confirm his own power four years and five months after [...]
Announced at MWC 2016, Samsung's Gear 360 has officially launched in South Korea for a price equivalent to $350. The 360-degree camera will be making its way elsewhere starting next month, but won't be coming to the US.
This week’s featured link(s): Virgin Atlantic considers new low-cost Gatwick offshoot – Routes News No new Virgin Atlantic sub-brand coming... Read More
I spent 1996-97 in South Korea teaching English in the public schools. It was a mind-blowing experience in any number of ways. But one thing was clear when I was there, which is that the poor were treated like garbage. There were still old-style slums when I was there. They were disappearing fast in the […]
Samsung has officially announced the 2016 variants of the Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 for South Korea. Details and pricing within!