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Army holds conference on military drones
Army holds conference on military drones

The South Korean Army on Saturday held its first conference on military drones, at which researchers rolled out drone-related studies such as development on …

Ruling party fumes over parody election poster
Ruling party fumes over parody election poster

The ruling Saenuri party on Sunday bashed an opposition candidate for her controversial election poster that targeted President Park Geun-hye. Rep. Kwon …

Prosecution to summon firms behind toxic disinfectant
Prosecution to summon firms behind toxic disinfectant

(Yonhap) The prosecution said Sunday it will summon four humidifier disinfectant makers later this month, on suspicion that their products triggered lung …

U.S. human rights envoy visits Seoul over Pyongyang issues

The U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights issues arrived in South Korea this weekend for discussions on a range of issues related to the communist …

Gov’t to establish gene bank for families of forced laborers

The government said Sunday it is pushing to set up a gene bank for the bereaved families of Koreans who were forced to work for Japan under its 1910-45 …

Park: N. Korea’s nuclear program to hasten its collapse

South Korean President Park Geun-hye pressed North Korea again on Saturday to give up its nuclear weapons program, warning its defiance will only lead to its …

New high school entrants to decrease by over 100,000 by 2018

The number of students entering high schools in South Korea is forecast to dip by more than 100,000 over the next two years, a government report said Sunday, …

Korea, Japan practice sharing info during missile defense drill

South Korea and Japan practiced sharing information during an international missile defense exercise led by the United States, bolstering their defense ties in …

Cambodia-bound plane makes unscheduled landing on Jeju due to radar problems

An Air Busan plane bound for Cambodia from South Korea’s Busan made an unscheduled landing on Jeju Island after its weather radar malfunctioned, airport …

Park arrives in Mexico for talks with Pena Nieto

South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrived in Mexico City Saturday for next week’s talks with her Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto. The two …

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