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First reported 27 mins ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 1 reports

Incheon Asian Games to Open on Friday

The Incheon Asian Games will open on Friday for a 16-day run.The event’s opening ceremony will be held at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium at six p.m. Friday.Under the slogan, “Diversity Shines Here,” the event will bring together athletes from all 45 members ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 27 mins ago]
First reported 27 mins ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 1 reports

High-level N. Korea's Human Rights Talks to Start Next Tuesday

A meeting of foreign ministers on North Korea’s human rights issue will be held next Tuesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday requested that UN member states take part in ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 27 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Farmers' Group Disrupts Gov't-Saenuri Meeting on Rice

Some ten members of the Korean Peasants League (KPL) barged in and briefly halted a government-ruling party consultative meeting on follow-up measures to opening the rice market.KPL President Kim Young-ho and other members entered the meeting, which was ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 18 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

5-term Moon Hee-sang to Lead Main Opp. Party Emergency Committee

Five-term lawmaker Moon Hee-sang has been chosen to head the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy's (NPAD) emergency committee.NPAD's current and former party heads, floor leader and executive members gathered Thursday and made the decision ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Park Vows to Provide Support for Successful Asian Games

President Park Geun-hye has vowed to provide support to hold the Incheon Asian Games safely and successfully.During a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach Thursday morning, Park said that the Incheon Asian Games will ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Hyundai Motor Spends over 10-trillion on New HQ Grounds

A consortium led by Hyundai Motor has won the bid to buy Korea Electric Power Corp.'s land in Samseong-dong, Seoul.The electricity supplier, or KEPCO, said Thursday the consortium which comprises of Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors and Hyundai Mobis has offered ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Seoul, Washington Agree to Decide Timing of OPCON Transfer Based on Conditions

Seoul and Washington agreed to transfer the wartime operational command of their allied forces when conditions are ripe.The two nations' defense ministries announced Thursday that they reached agreement during the sixth South Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Seoul, Opcon AB, Transfers
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

S. Korea, Japan to Hold Events Marking 50th Year of Diplomatic Ties

South Korea and Japan will hold large-scale cultural events next year to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the normalization of relations between the two countries.During the 16th round of meetings held in Tokyo Thursday to discuss cultural exchanges, ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
Entities: South Korea, Japan, Seoul, Tokyo
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ruling Party Pushes Ahead with Assembly Proceedings

As two days passed since Speaker Chung Ui-hwa exercised his authority and set parliamentary schedules, South Korea's National Assembly started proceedings with only the ruling party taking part.Amid the rival party stalemate continuing on Tuesday, Saenuri ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

US Special Envoy Calls for Release of 3 Detained Americans in N. Korea

The U.S. special envoy on North Korean human rights has urged North Korea to release the three detained Americans in the communist state.Robert King made the call in a letter to the editor published Tuesday in the Washington Post.He stressed that North ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

NPAD Chief Decides Not to Leave Party

Floor Leader Park Young-sun of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) has dropped her plan to leave the party.In her first public appearance after a four-day hiatus on Wednesday, Park held a news conference at the National Assembly ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

S. Koreans Less Satisfied with Quality of Life than Asian Neighbors

Anchor: A recent survey shows that South Korea ranked lower in terms of their perception of well-being than its neighboring countries. Falling below Japan, Taiwan and Malaysia, 86 percent of Korean respondents said they find it hard to enjoy what they ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 17 2014]

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In front of the delegates, late Kim Bok-seon testifies how she was taken by force to be what is now euphemistically called a "comfort woman,” or sex slave, for the Japanese military during World War II."

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High-level N. Korea's Human Rights Talks to Sta... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 27 mins ago]
Incheon Asian Games to Open on Friday [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 27 mins ago]
Park Vows to Provide Support for Successful Asi... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 14 hours ago]
Seoul, Washington Agree to Decide Timing of OPC... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 14 hours ago]
Hyundai Motor Spends over 10-trillion on New HQ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
S. Korea, Japan to Hold Events Marking 50th Yea... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
Ruling Party Pushes Ahead with Assembly Proceed... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
5-term Moon Hee-sang to Lead Main Opp. Party Em... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
NIS: Impossible to Confirm if Korean National i... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 15 hours ago]
5-term Moon Hee-sang Likely to Head NPAD's Emer... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 16 hours ago]
Unification Ministry 2015 Budget Proposal Up 10% [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 16 hours ago]
KOSPI Falls on Concerns over 3Q Earnings, Yen's... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 17 hours ago]
NPAD Says Gov't Budget Proposal Irresponsible, ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 17 hours ago]
Parliamentary Delegation Visits Russian City of... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 18 hours ago]
Welfare Budget to Top 30% of Total 2015 Budget [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 18 hours ago]
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Gov't Proposes 5.7% Budget Hike to Ride out Dow... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 18 hours ago]
Earned Income Accounts for More in Earnings of ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 19 hours ago]
Opposition Criticizes Government's Rice Tariff ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 19 hours ago]
Average Seoul Woman Gives First Birth at 31.5 [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 19 hours ago]
12th Seoul International Walking Festival to be... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 19 hours ago]
'US Wants to Keep Current Location of 210th Fie... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 19 hours ago]
DMZ Tour Program set to Open for Filmmakers Aro... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 21 hours ago]
Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue Kicks Off i... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 21 hours ago]
N. Korea to Compete at Military Pentathlon Even... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 21 hours ago]
Military Defense to Rise 5.2% Next Year [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 22 hours ago]
Gov't Sets Next Year's Budget to 376 Tln Won [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 22 hours ago]
US Special Envoy Calls for Release of 3 Detaine... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 22 hours ago]
Gov't to Impose 513% Tariff Rate on Imported Rice [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 23 hours ago]
Korean-American Group to Hold Debate on Dual Ci... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 18 2014]
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