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South Korea , Friday 24 November 2017

News South Korea: Russia is complaining that Japan and South Korea are arming themselves against North Korea

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-complains-japan-south-korea-arms-north-korea-2017-11
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Russia's foreign minister complained that the North Korea crisis is causing Japan and South Korea to more heavily arm themselves. South Korea and Japan have expressed interest in getting more US missile defenses. Russia fears that with a global network of ...

News South Korea: N Korean defection sheds light on influence of pop culture

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/f944a5b0-d002-11e7-b781-794ce08b24dc
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

After the young soldier awoke in a South Korean hospital bed, he professed his fondness for an unexpected subject: girl bands. The story of the North Korean defector, who was riddled with bullets as he fled across the Demilitarised Zone last week ...

News South Korea: North Korea replaces soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector's border dash

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-southkorea-defection-jsa/north-korea-sacks-soldiers-south-korea-awards-medals-after-defectors-border-dash-idUSKBN1DO0BW
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier defected last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have been decorated for their role in the defector’s ...

News South Korea: U.S., South Korea Plan Joint Military Exercises Next Month

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-south-korea-plan-joint-military-exercises-next-month-1511520619?mod=rss_most_viewed_day_asia
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

SEOUL—Military exercises involving hundreds of U.S. and South Korean aircraft will take place on the Korean Peninsula next month, the U.S. military said, in the latest show of force aimed at deterring North Korea. The Vigilant Ace 18 drills, to be held ...

News South Korea: This Dramatic Video Shows The Moment A North Korean Soldier Defected To The South

News channel or source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/rosebuchanan/this-dramatic-video-shows-the-moment-a-north-korean-soldier
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

United Nations officials have released a video showing the moment a North Korean soldier dramatically defected to the South. The video, captured last week by the UN Command, shows the moment the soldier drives to the border and runs from his vehicle before ...

News South Korea: World War II: Japan Sex Slaves to Be Honored by 'Comfort Women' Day in South Korea

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/sex-slaves-world-war-ii-japan-south-korea-721930
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Lawmakers in South Korea OK'd legislation Friday that would create a holiday to recognize the thousands of sex slaves, or "comfort women," used by the Japanese military during World War II—despite the damage the event could do to the country's ...

News South Korea: U.S., South Korean troops recognized for rescuing North Korean defector

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-south-korean-troops-recognized-for-rescuing-north-korean-defector/2017/11/23/3747ec0c-d083-11e7-a1a3-0d1e45a6de3d_story.html
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Three American and three South Korean soldiers were recognized by senior military leaders Thursday for their roles in rescuing a North Korean defector who was shot multiple times while fleeing the country last week. Video footage of the defector’s daring ...

News South Korea: South Korea Refuses Talks With China Over THAAD Missiles Deployment

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/south-korea-refuses-talks-china-over-thaad-missiles-deployment-2619278
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

South Korea’s defense ministry said Friday that it did not intend on holding talks with China over the U.S.’ Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system deployed in South Korea. The rejection came after Beijing urged Seoul to ...

News South Korea: Report: China asked South Korea to build THAAD wall

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2017/11/23/Report-China-asked-South-Korea-to-build-THAAD-wall/1181511467530/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

An exclusive report putting perspective on the week's most important developments. Nov. 23 (UPI) --China may have asked South Korea to build a wall to block a U.S. missile defense system from monitoring Chinese military movements. The request from Beijing ...

News South Korea: Cheering crowds greet South Korean students taking make-or-break college entrance exams

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/cheering-crowds-greet-south-korean-students-taking-make/story?id=51341746
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Five hundred students stand in front of the school's main gate. With determined attitude, they take off their school uniform jackets, raise their fists in the air and, with all their might, yell as loud as they can. Their voices together form a loud thunder.