S. Korea, Vietnam chosen by FIFA as football’s “surprise” teams of 2019

fIFA has announced at 12 national teams that surprise football fans around the world this year with unexpected accomplishments among them we’re South Korea’s under-20 team which reached the final of the under-20 World Cup the first South Korean men’s team to do so Viet Nam’s national team under par Kang Sora’s leadership also made […]

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And in international news… Bangladesh has withdrawn its bid for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council… and thrown its support behind Japan.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 […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – Another National Foot Volleyball Competition! (2015.07.21)

(6 months since the Cool Kiz foot volleyball club was established) (Against various teams) (They played intense games) Jisuk checks the ball. (They tested their skills!) How thrilling. (They wanted to go further) There is a competition. A foot volleyball competition. (They entered a national competition) (But…) (Cool Kiz vs. Gachon University) (The game didn’t […]

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, […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – The First Official Volleyball Match (2016.04.05)

(Yongiin-si, Gyeonggi-do) (Where is this place the Cool Kiz came to?) Coach! Hello. (Coach Kim Sejin’s house) Come in, come in. Wow! He’s in bad condition right now. It’s high. The ceiling of the coach’s place seems high. If you look at him, it’s not that high though. The house has a black and white […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – The 11th Sport, Volleyball (2016.03.22)

(The day the 11th sport is announced!) (KBS Annex Cool Kiz Studio) (But…) (It’s empty for some reason!) Hello. (Bow) I heard the 11th sport will be announced today. Everyone else… I have to do the opening by myself. It’s a bit strange. (Right then) (Mr. Ball appears!) Whatever sport it is, I will do […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – Special Training with Volleyball Legends [ENG/2016.06.07]

The Cool Kiz achieved five wins. We’re on the rise! You won five out of eight games. We’re preparing to go on a national tour starting next week. (Drum roll) We never had an away game. The plan is to go on a national tour. Today’s opponent is important. Who is it? They’re people who […]

Cool Kiz on the Block | 우리동네 예체능 – National Volleyball Tournament, part2 [ENG/2016.07.12]

This is the 2016 Let’s Volleyball tournament. Game 1 starts now. (Their first match with team Narsha from Gwangju) A swift attack! (They have a slow start) The strong serve… Ties it up! (The tide has turned) Kangnam passes to Hakjin… Spike! They make a comeback! Blocked! (They get their first win) Let’s just get […]