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News South Korea: Chinese media warn about 'lessons' for South Korea when it ignores Beijing's 'concerns'

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-my/news/world/chinese-media-warn-about-lessons-for-south-korea-when-it-ignores-beijings-concerns/ar-AAsc5OZ
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

It's not too late for South Korean leaders to "reflect on the lessons" to be learned from Lotte Group's business woes following Seoul's deployment of a high-tech missile defense system on China's doorstep, Chinese state media said on Tuesday. South Korean ...

News South Korea: North Korea ambassador walks out of UN assembly in boycott of Trump's speech - CNBC

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/09/19/north-korea-ambassador-walked-out-of-un-assembly-in-boycott-of-trumps-speech.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

CNBCNorth Korea ambassador walks out of UN assembly in boycott of Trump's speechCNBCThe ambassador has been outspoken about the U.S. military presence in South Korea. He wrote a letter on March 6 to the British U.N. ambassador, saying "the situation on the Korean Peninsula is again inching to the brink of a nuclear war" due to U.S ...and more »

News South Korea: Costco stores in South Korea offer chopped onions for hot dogs. Koreans have a different idea

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-korea-onion-salad-20170919-story.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

The sound of silverware scraping plates reverberates through the Costco cafe, competing with the chatter of customers. It is the sound of scooping onions. Chopped onions are being scooped onto hot dogs, onto baked bulgogi sandwiches — and directly into ...

News South Korea: Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself - BBC News

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41324970
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

BBC NewsTrump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itselfBBC News"And I'm sure that [for] the South Korean government, the last thing on their mind right now is the notion that the United States should launch an attack, a pre-emptive attack of some sort on North Korea." Can the world live with a nuclear North Korea?and more »

News South Korea: Hundreds of North Korea defectors missing in South, Seoul says

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/09/19/Hundreds-of-North-Korea-defectors-missing-in-South-Seoul-says/7311505826987/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

An exclusive report putting perspective on the week's most important developments. Sept. 19 (UPI) --More than 800 North Korean defectors are missing, or their whereabouts are unknown, according to Seoul. The latest collection of data from South Korea's ...

News South Korea: Pentagon chief says he was asked about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea - National Post

News channel or source: http://nationalpost.com/news/world/pentagon-chief-says-he-was-asked-about-reintroducing-tactical-nuclear-weapons-in-south-korea
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

National PostPentagon chief says he was asked about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons in South KoreaNational PostIn this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, a U.S. MGM-140 Army Tactical Missile is fired during the combined military exercise between the U.S. and South Korea against North Korea at an undisclosed location in South Korea, Wednesday, July ...and more »

News South Korea: North Korea tensions impact tourism in South Korea

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/09/north-korea-tensions-impact-tourism-south-korea-170918145446654.html
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

With a potential nuclear conflict on the Korean Peninsula again being discussed by the world's media, the tourism industry in South Korea is suffering. The number of visitors from China has already fallen by 70 percent. With a potential nuclear conflict on ...

News South Korea: Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if it threatens US - The Independent

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-north-korea-un-speech-destroy-kim-jong-un-us-threat-nuclear-a7955631.html
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

The IndependentTrump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if it threatens USThe IndependentMost experts believe that any US pre-emptive strike against North Korea would result in many millions of deaths, not just in North Korea but in South Korea, which is threatened by thousands of conventional weapons. Japan has also already seen to North ...and more »

News South Korea: U.S., South Korea troops stage mock battle to retake village near North Korean border

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-northkorea-missiles-military/u-s-south-korea-troops-stage-mock-battle-to-retake-village-near-north-korean-border-idUKKCN1BU15J
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

POCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - The screech of incoming fire followed by an explosion resounds across forested hillsides near the border between North and South Korea. Battalion Commander Rob Kimmel of the U.S. 2nd Armoured Brigade Combat Team, scanned ...

News South Korea: US mulls shooting down North Korean missiles that don't pose direct threat - New York Post

News channel or source: http://nypost.com/2017/09/19/us-mulls-shooting-down-north-korean-missiles-that-dont-pose-direct-threat/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

New York PostUS mulls shooting down North Korean missiles that don't pose direct threatNew York PostThe Trump administration is considering shooting down rockets fired by North Korea even if they do not pose a direct threat to the US or its allies in the region, according to a report on Tuesday. The officials are weighing whether the rogue regime's ...and more »

News South Korea: Pentagon chief says he was asked about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons in South Korea

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2017/09/18/pentagon-chief-says-he-was-asked-about-reintroducing-tactical-nuclear-weapons-in-south-korea/
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis acknowledged Monday that his South Korean counterpart inquired recently about reintroducing tactical nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula, a move that could take tensions with North Korea to a new high. Mattis, speaking to ...

News South Korea: Marine scientists allege Japan has blocked researchers from joining South Korean ship - Nature.com

News channel or source: http://www.nature.com/news/marine-scientists-allege-japan-has-blocked-researchers-from-joining-south-korean-ship-1.22621
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Nature.comMarine scientists allege Japan has blocked researchers from joining South Korean shipNature.comThe ship's name refers to a sixth-century Korean general, Kim Isabu. In South Korea, he is known for his maritime conquests, which in some historical accounts included two islets that are the subject of a decades-long territorial dispute between South ...

News South Korea: US, South Korea plan defense against N. Korea

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2017/09/17/united-states-south-korea-plan-defense-against-north-korea-ian-lee.cnn
Publication date: Sunday 17 September 2017

CNN's Ian Lee gives an exclusive look at a US-unit in South Korea designed to limit the damage to Seoul from North Korea's weapons in the event of war.

News South Korea: Are long gas lines forming in North Korea, as Donald Trump says? - PolitiFact

News channel or source: http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2017/sep/19/donald-trump/are-gas-lines-forming-north-korea/
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

PolitiFactAre long gas lines forming in North Korea, as Donald Trump says?PolitiFactReferring to a conversation he had with South Korean president Moon Jae-in, Trump tweeted on Sept. 17, "I spoke with President Moon of South Korea last night. Asked him how Rocket Man is doing. Long gas lines forming in North Korea. Too bad!" Is it ...and more »

News South Korea: North Korea missile tests: US, South Korea stage bombing drills over peninsula

News channel or source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11924038
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

The United States and South Korea have staged a series of dramatic bombing drills designed to send a message to Kim Jong-un. The flurry of military drills comes after Pyongyang fired another mid-range ballistic missile over Japan last Friday. They also ...

News South Korea: China rejects threats as solution for North Korea nuclear crisis - Press TV

News channel or source: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2017/09/19/535717/Korea-China-threat
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Press TVChina rejects threats as solution for North Korea nuclear crisisPress TVOn Tuesday, South Korea and the US launched military drills in a village near the North Korean border, a day after Russia and China - two countries with close ties to North Korea - staged a similar military exercise off the Russian far eastern port of ...and more »

News South Korea: South Korea and US show strength ahead of UN General Assembly

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2017/0918/South-Korea-and-US-show-strength-ahead-of-UN-General-Assembly
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

As North Korea continues to test ballistic missiles, in opposition to UN sanctions, South Korea and the US stage military drills over the Korean peninsula. North Korea is expected to be a major topic of conversation at the upcoming UN General Assembly.

News South Korea: Lawrence Solomon: Why Israel might take out North Korea's nukes - National Post

News channel or source: http://nationalpost.com/opinion/lawrence-solomon-why-israel-might-take-out-north-koreas-nukes
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

National PostLawrence Solomon: Why Israel might take out North Korea's nukesNational PostThe United States, South Korea and Japan—the three Pacific countries the Western press focuses on—haven't been willing to kill North Koreans. Israel has. The U.S., South Korea and Japan haven't blown up North Korean facilities. Israel has, many ...and more »

News South Korea: 'They won't do anything. It's been this way for years' – a postcard from South Korea, where they keep calm and carry on drinking

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/asia/south-korea/articles/busan-street-food-rice-liquor-just-back/
Publication date: onday 18 September 2017

Tomas Marcantonio wins £200 for his tale of a Saturday night in South Korea drinking rice liquor and not worrying about the North. The Diamond Bridge was ablaze in red and purple and we saw the lights of the cars sailing across the bay. They were coming ...

News South Korea: South Korea exempts women from the draft. Is that fair? - The Lily

News channel or source: https://thelily.com/south-korea-exempts-women-from-the-draft-is-that-fair-260cfaecfb1e
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

The LilySouth Korea exempts women from the draft. Is that fair?The LilyAs the nuclear threat from North Korea looms larger than ever, South Koreans are soberly evaluating their country's military readiness. A recent anonymous petition requesting President Moon Jae-in's administration to expand the draft to women went ...and more »