- UPIJun 29 02:45 AM
Elizabeth Shim SEOUL, June 29 (UPI) -- North Korea let strong words fly at the U.N.'s High Commissioner for Human Rights on Monday, saying Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein is the Korean equivalent of a "mediocre peddler of cheap goods."
- Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceJun 30 02:39 AM
South Korea's state-run weapons buyer on Tuesday chose Airbus Group SE to supply four in-flight refuelling tankers, a deal two people with direct knowledge of the matter said was worth around 1.2 trillion won ($1.07 billion). The purchase of the country's first aerial refuelling tankers is part of South Korea's efforts to strengthen its air defences amid tensions between China and Japan over ...
- UPIJun 29 07:47 AM
Elizabeth Shim SEOUL, June 29 (UPI) -- North Korea said any South Korea plans for a unified system would lead to war.
- Fox NewsJun 30 03:12 AM
South Korea has decided to buy four military airborne refueling tankers from European aerospace giant Airbus Defense and Space for $1.3 billion.
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJun 28 09:41 PM
South Korea reported no new cases of MERS or deaths from the virus for the first time in nine days Monday, but officials warned there was no indication yet that the outbreak had been brought under control. The number of those infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome remained unchanged for two days in a row at 182, the health ministry said. Then, officials voiced hope that they were winning...
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJun 29 06:32 PM
By Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has finalised its 2030 target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 37 percent from business-as-usual (BAU) levels, higher than its earlier plan for a 15-30 percent cut. The country is among the world's top 10 carbon emitters, so any steps it takes to curb emissions are key to global efforts to combat greenhouse gases in the environment. The ...
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsJun 26 07:41 AM
As Japan and Korea prepare to mark 70 years since the end of World War II, signs of a thaw are emerging between the two US allies after years of a deepening freeze. This week, at a different anniversary – a half-century since the two Asian neighbors normalized relations – South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, made symbolic and unexpected displays of ...
- The Business Times SingaporeJun 30 03:18 AM
[SEOUL] South Korea chose Airbus Group SE for a 1.5 trillion-won (S$1.81 billion) contract to supply air-refuelling tankers, in the government's latest move to bolster air defenses against North Korea.
- Los Angeles TimesJun 27 11:35 AM
North Korea has finished building an international airport terminal, state media reported Thursday, and photos show leader Kim Jong Un inspecting rather swanky amenities that include a jewelry store, a pharmacy and a coffee bar with - is that a chocolate fountain?
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJun 27 07:15 PM
South Korea on Sunday reported its 32nd death from MERS as the virus's mortality rate continued to rise even as the pace of the outbreak appeared to slow. A 55-year-old man died Saturday of Middle East Respiratory Disease, the health ministry said, putting the latest mortality rate at 17.5 percent. The man was diagnosed on June 9 after contracting the virus at Samsung Medical Centre in Seoul ...
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