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Survey: Islamic Extremists is Largest Threat to US Security

A survey revealed that Americans find extreme Islamic terrorist organizations the largest threat to the security of their nation.The USA Today and Pew Research Center conducted a poll of one-thousand-501 Americans from August 20 to the 24.In the survey, ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

S. Korea to Delay Low Carbon Vehicle Support System Until 2020

The government has decided to delay implementing its low carbon vehicle incentive system until 2020. The emission trading system or (ETS), however, will be implemented next year as planned.The government on Tuesday made the decision during a meeting of ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

19th BIFF to Open on Oct. 2

The 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) will open on October 2 in South Korea's southern port city of Busan.The organizing committee on Tuesday held a news conference to announce schedules and programs for the annual film festival at the Busan ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Health Ministry to Seek 2,000 Won Increase in Cigarette Prices

Health and Welfare Minister Moon Hyung-pyo says that the government will seek a two-thousand-won increase in cigarette prices.In a meeting with reporters on Tuesday,  Moon said that he believes the most effective way to reduce the country’s smoking rate is ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Decision on Observing Game Shutdown Left to Parents

Parents will now be given the right to decide on whether to observe a law limiting children’s access to online games after midnight.The ministries of family and culture on Tuesday released a revision plan that would give parents control over the system ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Organism
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

NPAD Floor Leader Requests Speaker's Mediation on Ferry Bill

Floor leader Park Young-sun of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy has requested that the Speaker of the National Assembly help rival parties find common ground on the contentious special Sewol act.Rep. Park held a news conference ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

KOSPI Falls for 3rd Session on Weaker Yen, Ukraine Crisis

Korean shares ended lower for the third straight session on Tuesday on renewed tension in Ukraine and the Japanese yen's fall.The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price index (KOSPI) fell 16-point-28 points, or zero-point-79 percent, to close at two-t ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Canadian Grad Student Wins KBS World Radio's "Speak in Korean" Contest

A Canadian graduate student has been selected the winner of KBS World Radio’s “Speak in Korean” video contest.Samuel Gendreau, a 25-year-old Canadian studying international relations in Ottawa, won the grand prize with his video titled “Strange habits ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Ottawa, Vietnam, Poland
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Gov’t Approves Revised Law on Supporting Sexual Slavery Victims

The government has approved a revision to a law on financially supporting Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan during World War Two.The government gave a nod to the revision at a video Cabinet meeting, which was chaired by President ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Key N. Korean Diplomat to Visit Europe This Week

North Korea's veteran diplomat Kang Sok-ju is expected to make a rare trip to Europe this week.Officials at South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Kang, the secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, will likely embark ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

American Detainees in N. Korea Call for Release Efforts

Anchor: Three Americans detained in North Korea have urged Washington to make more active efforts for their release. The detained Americans made the call during an interview with CNN that was allowed by North Korean authorities. The U.S. government, meanwhile, ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Finance Minister, Seoul Mayor Discuss Central-Local Gov'ts Cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon met to discuss cooperation between the central and local governments.During the breakfast meeting in Seoul on Monday, Choi told Park that the two sides must place ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 01 2014]

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U SS National Security Council spokesman Patrick Ventrell said securing the Americans' release "is a top priority” and State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United States is in "regular, close coordination" with the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang which acts as the "protecting power for issues involving U S citizens in North Korea."
She said the Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang acts as the "protecting power for issues involving U S citizens in North Korea" and the United States is in "regular, close coordination" with the embassy
As China has voiced its clear opposition to the U S " THAAD deployment in South Korea (USFK), deployment could trigger strong protest from China as well as North Korea."
...to leave room to acquire an attack capability, Japan is in discussions with the United States to insert a passage in the new guidelines which says "Japan will pursue comprehensive improvement of its response capability against the threat of ballistic missiles."

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S. Korea to Delay Low Carbon Vehicle Support Sy... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
Health Ministry to Seek 2,000 Won Increase in C... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 3 hours ago]
Decision on Observing Game Shutdown Left to Par... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 5 hours ago]
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Gov’t Approves Revised Law on Supporting Sexual... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 6 hours ago]
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N. Korean Key Diplomat to Visit Europe Soon [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 12 hours ago]
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US Says Making Best Efforts for Release of Deta... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 13 hours ago]
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Lawyers Association Hopes for Swift Passage of ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 01 2014]
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Korean Films Attract Record 25Mln Viewers in Au... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 01 2014]
Defense Ministry to Enforce Reform Measures to ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 01 2014]
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