North Korea still pursuing nuclear, missile programs: UN report

A confidential United Nations report reportedly says that North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and that it’s working around international sanctions. According to Reuters, the report claims that North Korea has continued to develop its nuclear and missile programs this year by massively increasing illicit ship-to-ship transfers of coal and petroleum. […]

South Korean Chung Chang-ho elected as ICC judge 정창호, 국제형사재판소(ICC) 재판관에 당선

Chung Chang-ho has been elected to serve as a judge at the International Criminal Court. The 48-year-old South Korean was voted in on Monday, local time, at UN Headquarters in New York. Mr. Chung will serve as one of the ICC′s 18 judges for a nine-year term. He was elected with two-thirds of the vote […]

Bangladesh withdraws bid for UNSC seat as Japan promises massive investment 일본

And in international news… Bangladesh has withdrawn its bid for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council… and thrown its support behind Japan. The announcement comes after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised a massive investment in the country. Hwang Ji-hye has the details. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh announced on Saturday… that […]

S. Korean lawmakers tell U.S. they can’t accept hefty hike in defense costs

senior South Korean lawmakers are currently on a five-day trip to Washington DC they met Thursday with president Trump’s nominee for Deputy Secretary of State Stephen vegan and told him they can’t accept Washington’s unilateral demand that Seoul pay billions of dollars more in defense costs Oh jung-hee reports amid a tug of war between […]

S. Korean National Football Team arrive in Lebanon… vow victory amid difficult circumstances

south korea’s national football team is preparing for tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Lebanon they’re looking for victory but the situation in Lebanon seems quite dangerous our Kim bo-gyung tells us why the South Korean men’s football team has arrived in Lebanon for their fourth match of the second round of qualification for the 2022 […]

Tug-of-war between rival parties stalls processing of 2014 govt. budget

The floor leaders of the ruling and main opposition parties met behind closed doors Monday… in an attempt to process a series of key bills. “Monday was the day that the leaders of the rival parties had agreed to pass the 2014 budget bill and a bill on reforming the scandal-ridden National Intelligence Service. However, […]

S. Korean men’s football team embarks on journey to N. Korea for world cup qualifier

now disappointing news for football fans here in Korea Tuesday evenings highly anticipated World Cup qualifier between South and North Korea is unlikely to be televised alive however the game is on and the South Korean squad is on their way for their first inter-korean game to take place in Pyongyang in nearly 30 years […]

S. Korean national football team returns after bizarre match in Pyeongyang

The South Korean national football team is back home this morning after playing a bizarre World Cup qualifying match in Pyeongyang earlier this week. As the match was not broadcast live,… the only thing fans know about the game is the final score, which was nil-nil. However, it turns out the one point earned in […]

Iranian women attend football match for first time in 38 years

for the first time in almost two for decades the Iranian women have attended a World Cup qualifier in Tehran nari Kim dummy tells us more about the historic day cheering enjoy and blowing horns of flag-draped Iranian women headed to their first soccer match in 38 years the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Iran […]

S. Korea-U.S. summit takes place amid diplomatic tug-of-war in Northeast Asia

And our Blue House correspondent Hwang Hojun, who’s also in Washington for the summit between Presidents Moon and Trump… is going to guide us step-by-step through the flurry of diplomacy that’s taken place over the past few months to get us to this point. The diplomatic surge in Northeast Asia started in March. “South and […]