Tag: South Korea

BRIEFS

South Korea Unveils Drone Interception System

On February 19th, the South Korean government unveiled a...

South Korean Foreign Minister May Hold Meetings with U.S. and Japanese Counterparts

South Korean Foreign Minister Cho Tae-Yul could hold bilateral...

North Korea Tests New Anti-Ship Missile System

February 14th, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un witnessed...

Saudi Arabia Adopts South Korean M-SAM-II SAM System

Saudi Arabia officially adopted the South Korean M-SAM-II SAM...

STORIES

Kim Jong Un Supervises New Submarine Launched Cruise Missile Test

On January 28th, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a nuclear-powered submarine and watched a strategic cruise missile test. The Secretaries of the Korean Worker’s Party Central Committee, the Korean People’s Navy commander, and other senior officials also watched the missile test alongside Kim. The test involved launching two...

South Korean PPP Leader Rejects President’s Request to Step Down

People Power Party (PPP) interim Chair Han Dong-hoon said Monday that he has rejected a request from President Yoon Suk Yeol to step down, giving rise to signs of infighting in the ruling party. Han Rejects the Request: Han told reporters, the former justice minister and a close confidant of the...

South Korea Passes Law Banning Trade/Sale of Dog Meat by 2027

What's Happening The South Korean parliament today, January 9th, unanimously passed a bill which will outlaw the sale and slaughtering of dog meat, as well as the production of it and breeding of dogs for meat by 2027. When the law goes into effect in 2027, it can carry up...

What We Know: Yeonpyeong Island

What to Know: On Friday, North Korea launched 200 artillery shells off of its west coast towards the South Korean Island of Yeonpyeong, which sits just 12 km from the border. According to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff, the artillery impacted in the Yellow Sea near the Northern...

South Korean Opposition Leader in Stable Condition After Being Stabbed in the Neck at Press Conference

What to Know: Lee Jae-myung, leader of South Korea's main opposition Democratic Party, is in stable condition after he was stabbed in the neck yesterday during a press conference in Busan. The suspect, who remains unidentified, was arrested and charged with attempted murder. The Attack: Lee Jae-myung was speaking with reporters after...

South Korean Democratic Party Leader Lee Jae-myung Stabbed in Neck, Busan

Update (2058 EST): Video has emerged of the stabbing. https://twitter.com/letra_sns/status/1741997988518748282?s=46&t=fwloThPnqgTH71QlDeR_hA At approximately 2033 EST, South Korean Democratic Party Leader Lee Jae-myung was attacked during his visit to Busan, South Korea. His condition at this time is unknown. He was, at the time, inspecting the construction of Gadeoko New Aiport. The assailant ran...

Week's Recap

Confusion Continues as Alarm Sounded for “Serious National Security Threat”

What to Know: Earlier today, House Intelligence Committee (HPSCI) Chairman...

US Department of State Acknowledges Rwandan Support of M23 Rebels

What You Need to Know:  A press statement released on...

Armenia PM Accuses Azerbaijan of Plotting “Full Scale War” Against Armenia

What's Happening Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan delivered a statement...

Defense Minister Wins Presidential Elections in Indonesia

Current Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto of the Gerinda Party...
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