Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts

Thursday, June 1, 2023

South Koreans against Japan's nuclear wastewater discharge plan

Over 100,000 people in South Korea have, as of Monday, signed a petition against Japan's planned discharge of treated radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

South Korea sends thousands of artillery to Ukraine through US: Report

Hundreds of thousands of South Korean artillery rounds are on their way to Ukraine via the United States, after Seoul’s initial resistance toward arming Ukraine, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.

Monday, May 1, 2023

Domestic criticism mounts over S. Korean president's US visit

As South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol wrapped up his week-long visit to the United States on Sunday, there is growing criticism here that Seoul is taking the lead in strengthening a new Cold War in Northeast Asia and beyond.

Sunday, April 23, 2023

China lodges complaint over S Korean president’s Taiwan comments

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong has lodged a complaint with South Korea’s ambassador to Beijing over “erroneous” remarks by the South Korean president about Taiwan, China’s foreign ministry says.

Thursday, April 20, 2023

US to coordinate with S.Korea on additional Ukraine support: State Dept

The United States will continue to coordinate closely with South Korea on more support for Ukraine, calling its key Asian ally “a stalwart partner” in defending Ukraine’s sovereignty, a US State Department spokesperson said.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

South Korea fines Google $32 million for squeezing local rival

South Korea fined Alphabet Inc.’s Google 42.1 billion won ($32 million) for using its clout in the mobile app market to squeeze out a local rival, the latest sign of intensifying scrutiny on the US tech firm as it seeks to expand overseas.

S.Korea Strongly Protests Japans Renewed Claim To Disputed Dokdo Islands

South Korea Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lim Soo-suk said on Tuesday that Seoul "strongly protests" Tokyo's renewed territorial claim to disputed Dokdo Islands, also known as Takeshima Islands in Japan, in its latest Diplomatic Bluebook.

Monday, April 10, 2023

Not a confirmed matter: Seoul dismisses report of US spying on allies, says ties strong

South Korea played down any possibility of a rift with the US over a report that American intelligence agencies had eavesdropped on allies’ discussions about Ukraine, reiterating that its alliance with Washington remains strong.

Sunday, April 9, 2023

North Korea Ignoring Souths Military Hotline Calls For 3rd Consecutive Day

North Korea has not been responding to regular calls from South Korea via a military communication line for a third consecutive day for unknown reasons, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported on Sunday, citing the country's defense ministry officials.

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

South Korean Ammo Supplies Allow NATO Countries To Replenish Stocks

The ammunition supplies of South Korea allow NATO countries to replenish their stocks that are being depleted because of the provision of arms to Ukraine, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.

US planning North Korea ‘countermeasures’ with Asian allies

Top nuclear envoys from the US, South Korea and Japan will hold a round of talks on North Korea’s nuclear arsenal and rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, including potential “countermeasures” against Pyongyang.

Monday, March 13, 2023

N Korea conducts new weapons tests; US, S Korea start drills

North Korea has fired two strategic cruise missiles from a submarine in a show of force just hours before the United States and South Korea began their largest joint military exercises in five years.

Sunday, February 19, 2023

North Korea confirms it tested ICBM on Saturday

North Korea said on Sunday it had fired a Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) the day before in a "sudden launching drill" that confirmed its readiness for "mobile and mighty counterattack" against hostile forces.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Friday, February 17, 2023

North Korea warns of unprecedented reply to US-South Korea drills

North Korea's foreign ministry said on Friday South Korea and the United States will face an unprecedentedly strong response if they go ahead with their planned military drills, accusing the allies of raising tensions in the region.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

South Korea calls North Korea 'enemy' in latest defense white paper

South Korea on Thursday called its neighbor North Korea an enemy for the first time in six years, citing its government and military as reasons for posing a threat without renouncing its nuclear program, local media said.

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