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# korea - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Clear communication, mass testing: How South Korea is effectively battling Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Clear communication, mass testing: How South Korea is effectively battling Covid-19

Mar 19th 2020, 6:00 AM 29,840 Views 25 Comments

A spike in Covid-19 cases in late February in South Korea led to testing on a scale replicated in few other regions.

# korea - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea
# Public Anger
# Public Anger

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea

Aug 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 24,570 Views 7 Comments

The number of spycam crimes in the country surged to 6,500 last year.

# korea - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,873 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

# korea - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Satellite imagery has shown North Korea dismantling a key nuclear site

Jul 24th 2018, 8:08 AM 16,870 Views 29 Comments

Analysts have said that it is an “important first step” towards fulfilling commitments made to US President Donald Trump.

# korea - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Embassy-storming, Korean-cradling Mexico fans are winning this World Cup
# Koreano Hermano
From The42
# Koreano Hermano

Embassy-storming, Korean-cradling Mexico fans are winning this World Cup

Jun 28th 2018, 11:39 AM 6,068 Views 14 Comments

The greatest fans in the world (right now).

# korea - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising
# Ignorance Is Bliss
From The42
# Ignorance Is Bliss

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising

Jun 27th 2018, 7:27 PM 17,717 Views 7 Comments

Cho Hyun-woo says the players didn’t know the score in the other Group F game this afternoon.

# korea - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health
# Snooze Button
# Snooze Button

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Jun 16th 2018, 8:15 AM 20,497 Views 14 Comments

Fewer than six and more than 10 hours of sleep per day are associated with conditions such as increased blood pressure.

# korea - Friday 15 June, 2018

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump
# South Korea
# South Korea

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

Jun 15th 2018, 12:03 AM 12,444 Views 28 Comments

It’s more about the personal than the politics.

# korea - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Major US military exercises with South Korea 'suspended indefinitely'
# War Games
# War Games

Major US military exercises with South Korea 'suspended indefinitely'

Jun 14th 2018, 10:45 PM 11,976 Views 65 Comments

Trump on Tuesday had said the US would halt “war games” with its South Korean security ally.

# korea - Thursday 24 May, 2018

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance
# Tense Pence
# Tense Pence

North Korea slams 'ignorant and stupid' Mike Pence as nuclear summit hangs in the balance

May 24th 2018, 8:48 AM 13,377 Views 54 Comments

Pence warned North Korea that it would be a “great mistake” to try and play with Washington.

# korea - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit
# Denuclearise
# Denuclearise

North Korea moves to 'completely destroy' nuclear test site ahead of Trump-Kim summit

May 15th 2018, 8:29 AM 8,468 Views 19 Comments

The two leaders will meet in Singapore next month.

# korea - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal
# North South Relations
# North South Relations

South Korea says US troops are staying - regardless of any peace deal

May 2nd 2018, 6:56 AM 7,313 Views 13 Comments

Seoul and Pyongyang have remained technically at war since the 1950s.

# korea - Sunday 29 April, 2018

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month
# Progress
# Progress

North Korea promises to shut nuclear test site next month

Apr 29th 2018, 9:43 AM 9,046 Views 36 Comments

Kim Jong Un said he “would soon invite experts of South Korea and the US as well as journalists”.

# korea - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
# Good Neighbours?
# Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,521 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

# korea - Sunday 1 April, 2018

US and South Korea resume army drills as relations with Kim Jong-un's regime improve
# War Games
# War Games

US and South Korea resume army drills as relations with Kim Jong-un's regime improve

Apr 1st 2018, 7:35 AM 6,063 Views 12 Comments

The drills were delayed so that the Winter Olympics could take place without tension.

# korea - Friday 9 March, 2018

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un
# Nuclear Talks
# Nuclear Talks

Trump to hold historic first meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Mar 9th 2018, 6:33 AM 20,021 Views 77 Comments

The meeting is expected to happen before the end of May.

# korea - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks
# Good Korea Move
# Good Korea Move

North Korea will take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea following talks

Jan 9th 2018, 8:35 PM 15,604 Views 38 Comments

Officials from the North and South have held their first official talks in more than two years.

# korea - Thursday 21 December, 2017

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border
# Tension
# Tension

North Korean soldier defects to South, triggers gunfire at border

Dec 21st 2017, 6:54 AM 20,223 Views 23 Comments

The soldier cross the border in thick fog and made his way to a guard post.

# korea - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president
# Seoul Searching
# Seoul Searching

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Nov 7th 2017, 7:09 AM 6,799 Views 12 Comments

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

# korea - Sunday 5 November, 2017

This building's facade will be recycled when it is demolished
# Basket Case
# Basket Case

This building's facade will be recycled when it is demolished

Nov 5th 2017, 3:30 PM 20,709 Views 9 Comments

“We intended to reinterpret the possibility for the boundary of the wall using new materials.”

# korea - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump issues stark threat to North Korea
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission': Trump issues stark threat to North Korea

Sep 19th 2017, 6:55 PM 20,311 Views 110 Comments

He also called out Iran and said he could get rid of the international peace accord.

# korea - Monday 4 September, 2017

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

South Korea now believes the North can fit a nuclear weapon onto a missile

Sep 4th 2017, 12:01 PM 26,183 Views 73 Comments

The intelligence comes after Pyongyang claimed to have tested a hydrogen bomb.

# korea - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago
# Nova
# Nova

Scientists have finally found a 'star' that was spotted by Korean astrologers nearly 600 years ago

Sep 2nd 2017, 10:30 AM 11,627 Views 26 Comments

The “star” was actually a colossal hydrogen explosion which produced a burst of light 300,000 times brighter than our Sun.

# korea - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile
# Ballistic
# Ballistic

'Missile passing. Missile passing': Japanese awake to text message warnings of North Korea missile

Aug 29th 2017, 7:17 AM 24,067 Views 68 Comments

The missile flew over Japan for two minutes before crashing into the sea.

# korea - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Ex-Derry and Celtic winger becomes first Irish footballer to play in South Korea
# Big Switch
From The42
# Big Switch

Ex-Derry and Celtic winger becomes first Irish footballer to play in South Korea

Jul 4th 2017, 11:21 AM 8,597 Views 5 Comments

Niall McGinn has 50 international appearances for Northern Ireland and has spent the last five seasons at Aberdeen.

# korea - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

US student who fell into coma while imprisoned in North Korea returned home
# Otto Warmbier
# Otto Warmbier

US student who fell into coma while imprisoned in North Korea returned home

Jun 14th 2017, 11:49 AM 17,916 Views 10 Comments

The State Department says Dennis Rodman’s visit “had nothing to do with the release”.

# korea - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea
# Tensions
# Tensions

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

Jun 13th 2017, 7:25 AM 16,306 Views 10 Comments

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

# korea - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Korean beauty products are now popping up in Irish shops - here's why you should get involved
# Sheet Masks
From The Daily Edge
# Sheet Masks

Korean beauty products are now popping up in Irish shops - here's why you should get involved

May 13th 2017, 8:00 PM 15,452 Views 3 Comments

Korea doesn’t mess around when it comes to skin.

# korea - Monday 1 May, 2017

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un
# De-escalating Tensions
# De-escalating Tensions

Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un

May 1st 2017, 8:55 PM 36,254 Views 64 Comments

Earlier, North Korea warned it can carry out a nuclear missile test ‘at any time and at any location’.

# korea - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force
# Northern Tensions
# Northern Tensions

America will respond to any North Korean attack with 'overwhelming and effective' force

Apr 19th 2017, 7:02 AM 15,699 Views 63 Comments

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, Mike Pence told troops he was there as “storm clouds gather on the horizon” of Northeast Asia.

# korea - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'
# Neighbours To The North
# Neighbours To The North

North Korea threatens weekly missile tests as Trump says they 'gotta behave'

Apr 18th 2017, 6:53 AM 8,910 Views 22 Comments

North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan.

# korea - Sunday 19 March, 2017

There may be more mystery to the death of Kim Jong-Nam than was first thought
# Mystery
# Mystery

There may be more mystery to the death of Kim Jong-Nam than was first thought

Mar 19th 2017, 7:06 PM 35,360 Views 14 Comments

There are doubts about how VX was used safely by the assassins.

# korea - Thursday 16 March, 2017

The daughter from family's viral BBC interview keeps stealing the show
# Marion
# Marion

The daughter from family's viral BBC interview keeps stealing the show

Mar 16th 2017, 10:27 AM 34,970 Views 33 Comments

Long may it continue.

# korea - Monday 6 March, 2017

"A new stage of threat": Condemnation of North Korea as missiles reach Japanese waters
# Provocatively Close
# Provocatively Close

"A new stage of threat": Condemnation of North Korea as missiles reach Japanese waters

Mar 6th 2017, 7:25 AM 11,359 Views 20 Comments

The US and South Korea began annual joint military exercises last week – and they always infuriate Pyongyang.

# korea - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder
# Get Out
# Get Out

Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador over Kim murder

Mar 4th 2017, 5:55 PM 8,282 Views 7 Comments

He is expected to leave Malaysia within 48 hours.

# korea - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body
# Cold War Kid
# Cold War Kid

Media frenzy and armed special forces as Kim Jong-Nam's son reportedly visits body

Feb 21st 2017, 9:06 AM 14,375 Views 8 Comments

North Korea wants Malaysia to hand over the slain man’s body.

# korea - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother
# Cold War Killiing
# Cold War Killiing

Woman arrested over 'assassination' of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Feb 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 14,995 Views 11 Comments

Two female agents are believed to have used some kind of toxin in the attack.

# korea - Friday 9 December, 2016

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal
# Park Geun-Hye
# Park Geun-Hye

South Korea impeaches its president over corruption scandal

Dec 9th 2016, 9:06 AM 7,874 Views 13 Comments

There had been massive street protests over the scandal.

# korea - Friday 2 December, 2016

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...
# Say Again?
# Say Again?

Here's everything that's going to happen in 2017, apparently...

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:20 AM 26,548 Views 21 Comments

… according to the Old Moore’s Almanac.

# korea - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

North Korea takes major nuclear step as it test-fires two powerful missiles

Jun 22nd 2016, 7:25 AM 10,620 Views 20 Comments

The launches have sparked worldwide condemnation.

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