Monday, January 23, 2017

National

South Korea National

Tillerson Says China Can’t Have Access to South China Sea IslesIn an apparent toughening of the U.S.’s stance on the South China Sea, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State said China must be denied access to artificial islands...
Samsung heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong is to be interviewed as a suspect in a corruption scandal surrounding the impeached South Korean president.The firm is accused of giving donations to non-profit foundations operated by Choi Soon-sil, a confidante of President Park...
Tens of thousands of South Koreans have marched through the streets of Seoul - many dressed as Santa Claus - calling for the immediate removal of their president.The festive protest marks the ninth week of rallies against Park Geun-hye.Parliament...
North Korea on Friday mocked outgoing United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon over his apparent ambitions to run for South Korean president, calling him an opportunistic “chameleon in a human mask” who’s dreaming a “hollow dream”.The North’s state-run Uriminzokkiri...
Park Geun-hye: South Korean MPs vote to impeach president Park fights for her political life amid scandal that has made her country’s least popular leader since it became democraticThe South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, is fighting for her political life after...
Seoul (CNN)Japan and South Korea, once bitter enemies, have agreed to their closest military cooperation since the end of World War II.The deal, which has been in the pipeline for five years, will allow both countries to share military...
South Korea's political scandal leaves the country with abysmal optionsSouth Korea has just 14 months until its scandal-plagued president is scheduled to leave office.For many people here, that now seems like an eternity.President Park Geun-hye has recently been named a suspect in...
SEOUL — South Korean President Park Geun-hye is fighting for her political life amid a burgeoning scandal over allegations that her close friend was acting as a kind of “shadow president” and making money from it.Park has apologized and replaced her...
(CNN)-North Korea says it has successfully tested a nuclear warhead that can be mounted on ballistic rockets, after potentially the most powerful nuclear test of five the country has conducted since 2006.State media said the test showed that North...
SEOUL, South Korea — He enjoyed a bit of tennis at the local club. He indulged in curry at an Indian restaurant in the west London neighbourhood where he lived. As the No. 2 North Korean diplomat in Britain,...