Victim of Japanese sexual slavery renews call for justice

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Victim of Japanese sexual slavery renews call for justice 

GENEVA, June 17 — A 91 year-old South Korean survivor of Japanese military sexual slavery during World War II on Friday condemned the controversial "comfort women" agreement reached by Japan and South Korea last year.

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S. Korea, Japan condemn N. Korea's satellite launch plan

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on S. Korea, Japan condemn N. Korea's satellite launch plan 

SEOUL/TOKYO, Feb. 3 — South Korea and Japan on Wednesday expressed strong condemnation on North Korea's new satellite launch plan, believing that it is planning to test a long-range ballistic missile.

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Roundup: Tensions rise on Korean Peninsula after DPRK's nuke test

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Tensions rise on Korean Peninsula after DPRK's nuke test 

SEOUL, Jan. 11 — Tensions rose on the Korean Peninsula after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear test last week as the rival Koreas resumed propaganda broadcasts and the US forces sent a B-52 bomber as part of retaliatory measures.

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S. Korea's full recovery rate of cancer reaches 70%

December 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Korea's full recovery rate of cancer reaches 70% 

SEOUL, Dec. 22 — More than two out of three cancer patients in South Korea made a full recovery from the fatal disease due to developed medical science and advanced screening system, a government report said Tuesday.

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Foreigners sell S. Korean stocks in November

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Foreigners sell S. Korean stocks in November 

SEOUL, Dec. 16 — Foreign investors sold South Korean stocks in November, resuming a selling trend on expectations for interest rate hike in the United States, financial watchdog data showed Wednesday.

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Roundup: S. Korea unveils growth strategy after cutting 2016 growth outlook

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: S. Korea unveils growth strategy after cutting 2016 growth outlook 

SEOUL, Dec. 16 — South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a strategy to reinvigorate its lackluster economy as the country showed a gloomier assessment by cutting its growth forecast for 2016.

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S. Korea celebrates success of won-yuan direct trading market

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Korea celebrates success of won-yuan direct trading market 

SEOUL, Dec. 1 — South Korea on Tuesday celebrated the success of the won-yuan direct trading market that has quadrupled the trading volume after the opening here a year ago.

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Japan shows military power in Maritime self-defense force fleet review

October 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on Japan shows military power in Maritime self-defense force fleet review 

TOKYO, Oct. 19 — Nearly 40 Japanese warships showcased their power during the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) fleet review 25 miles southwest of tokyo on Sunday.

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(Roundup) S. Korea repeats call for Abe to inherit right history perception in WWII statement

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Roundup) S. Korea repeats call for Abe to inherit right history perception in WWII statement 

SEOUL, Aug. 10 — South Korean President Park Geun-hye reiterated her call Monday for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to inherit right historical perception of previous governments at his upcoming statement this week to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Roundup: S. Korean president urges Abe to inherit right historical perception in WWII anniversary statement

August 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: S. Korean president urges Abe to inherit right historical perception in WWII anniversary statement 

SEOUL, Aug. 3 — South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday stressed the importance of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's right perception of history that could be reflected in his upcoming statement later this month to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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