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S. Korean President Orders Probe Into THAAD Launchers Delivery
Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday ordered a thorough investigation into the unauthorized delivery of four more mobile launchers of the US missile shield to the country. Yoon Young-chan, chief Presidential Press Secretary, told the media that Moon said it was "very shocking" aft..
Nearly 90% S.Koreans Approve Of New President: Poll
Seoul: Nearly 90 per cent of South Koreans approve of their newly appointed President and said he will do a "good job" running the country, according to a poll released on Friday. In the poll conducted by Gallup Korea, 88 per cent of all respondents said they expect President Moon Jae-in to do we..
Latest N.Korean Missile Test Reveal Improved Technology: Seoul
Seoul: The South Korean army believes that with its latest missile test, the North has managed to obtain valuable performance data to continue improving its technology, said a defence official on Monday. The data, according to Seoul, also indicated an increasingly solid weapons program in the riv..
Trump Willing To ‘Make Peace’ With Pyongyang
Seoul: US President Donald Trump is looking forward to working closely with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in and is willing to make peace with North Korea through engagement if the conditions are right, according to a top Seoul envoy. Trump made the remarks on Wednesday during a 15-minute..
S.Korea, US Agree To Denuclearise Pyongyang
Seoul: South Korea and the US on Tuesday agreed to work towards the "complete" denuclearisation of North Korea, also vowing to seek new and practical ways to rid Pyongyang of its nuclear weapons, Seoul officials said. The agreement came at a meeting between South Korean officials and US National ..
Whistleblower Sparks Recall Of 240,000 Cars In S.Korea
Seoul: The South Korean government on Friday ordered car makers Hyundai and Kia Motors to recall about 240,000 cars, after a tip off from a whistleblower, the media reported. It is the first time the country's government has issued a compulsory vehicle recall, reports the BBC. Initially, Hyundai ..
Moon Thanks Modi For Congratulations In Korean Language
Seoul: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has expressed his gratitude to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a day after the Indian leader tweeted in the Korean language to congratulate Moon on his election. "President Moon held his first telephone conversation with Indian Prime Minister Modi sin..
Pyongyang Unveils Satellite Photos Of Thaad In S.Korea
Seoul: North Korea has unveiled what it claims are satellite images of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system which was deployed by the US military in South Korea, Seoul officials said on Thursday. Pyongyang's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two pictures sho..
Ed Sheeran To Perform In India In November
Mumbai: After Justin Bieber, music lovers in India can look forward to Grammy Award winning British singer Ed Sheeran's performance. He will perform in Mumbai on November 19. It will be part of his World Tour to promote his latest album "Divide". Sheeran, who launched his third album on March ..
US Warship Collides With S. Korean Fishing Boat
Seoul: A US naval ship collided with a South Korean fishing vessel in the East Sea on Tuesday during its training mission, authorities here said. "There was an accident involving the US cruiser USS Lake Champlain and the South Korean fishing ship 502 Namyang in the waters south of Ulleung Island ..