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Hundreds Missing as Ferry Sinks Off South Korea’s Coast; Was North Korea Involved?

» by April 16th, 2014 at 7:21 am » Comments (29)

This has the makings of becoming one of the worst disasters in Korean history:   A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist ...more »

KBS Documents Changes To Japanese Textbooks that Omit History of the Occupation of Korea

» by April 16th, 2014 at 3:30 am » Comments (0)

We have long heard about the Japanese textbooks that whitewash history in regards to the occupation of Korea and at least KBS actually went and did some reporting on what ...more »

Korean Employees To Vote On Whether To Go On Strike Against USFK

» by April 15th, 2014 at 9:00 pm » Comments (24)

It seems these Korean workers would be better off protesting their own government who has been delaying the approval of the cost sharing agreement that pays their salary instead of ...more »

Korean National Assembly Set To Vote On US Troop Funding Bill

» by April 15th, 2014 at 7:48 am » Comments (8)

This would be a major embarrassment for the Park administration if they cannot get the SMA passed before President Obama's upcoming visit:   South Korean lawmakers this week are expected to vote ...more »

Korea, Japan, and US To Hold Tri-Lateral Defense Talks This Month

» by April 15th, 2014 at 3:48 am » Comments (0)

News of a way tri-lateral defense talks between the US, Korea, and Japan is good news and hopefully will lead to better defense cooperation in the future: South Korea, the United ...more »

South Korean Political Left Claims North Korea Did Not Fly Drones Over South

» by April 14th, 2014 at 9:56 pm » Comments (5)

It figures that the Korean political left would come up with yet another conspiracy theory to not blame North Korea for the recent launching of un-manned aerial vehicles over South ...more »

Tweet of the Day: CSIS On ROK-US Summit With Japan

» by April 14th, 2014 at 4:06 pm » Comments (0)

PacNet #27 - The ROK-US Summit: why beat a dead horse when you can move mountains?— Pacific Forum CSIS (@PacificForum) April 14, 2014 more »

Picture of the Day: 2ID’s Best Warriors

» by April 14th, 2014 at 1:45 pm » Comments (7)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Forces Korea take a rest before participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition at Camp Casey in ...more »

Korea Implements New Marriage Laws Requiring Foreign Spouses to Learn Korean

» by April 12th, 2014 at 9:40 pm » Comments (27)

The laws against international marriage in South Korea are being stiffened: The same year, a law was introduced providing two-year jail terms for any broker shown to have provided false information ...more »

North Korea Tells President Park to keep “Her Disgusting Mouth Closed”

» by April 12th, 2014 at 8:25 am » Comments (8)

North Korea is playing right into the hands of President Park: North Korea on Saturday blasted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye's proposal on laying the groundwork for reunification through economic exchanges ...more »

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