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South Korea embraced cryptomania

South Korea has become a kind of epicenter of cryptomania, despite the fact that the prime minister had previously warned that crypto-currencies could harm the country's youth, Bloomberg writes. South Korea accounted for 20% of world trade in bitcoins over the past 24 hours on...

US Air Force conducted reconnaissance at the demarcation line on the Korean Peninsula

The US Army EO-5C aircraft (or the designation of its Canadian manufacturer - DHC-7), intended for carrying out low-level multifunctional reconnaissance, on Wednesday made another flight along the military demarcation line between the DPRK and South Korea, follows from the monitoring data western aviation...

In South Korea, taxes for the largest companies will increase to 25%

The maximum tax rate on profits of South Korea's largest companies in 2018 will increase to 25% from 22%. Within the framework of the bill on the budget of the country agreed by the ruling and opposition parties, the largest companies will be those with...

US and South Korea are conducting the largest military exercises

The US Air Force and South Korea launched the largest military exercises in the history of the Korean peninsula. As reported by the South Korean Air Force, joint exercises will last until the eighth of December. The exercises involved 12,000 troops and involved 230 fighters, including...

US, South Korea are launching the largest air military exercise in their history

The United States and South Korea on Monday launched the largest air-to-air exercise in their history, which North Korea called a "total provocation," days after Pyongyang tested the most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile it has tested so far. This was reported by AFP news...

Washington and Seoul are preparing new exercises to show muscle to Pyongyang

Six US F-22 Raptor fighter jets have arrived in South Korea to participate in a joint air drill to be launched next Monday to show strength against North Korea. The South Korean air force announced on Saturday that the fighters would participate in the annual...

13 killed and 2 missing in boat accident in South Korea

The death toll from Sunday's boat accident off South Korea's Incheon coast rose to 13, the South Korean coast guard said. Two people were still missing as of 1 pm (0400 GMT), the Coast Guard said. The Coast Guard said earlier that seven people were killed...

North Korea condemns Washington and Seoul joint exercises

North Korea violently accused the United States and South Korea on Monday of seeking "war" on the eve of the country's largest joint military air exercises to date. The Vigilant Ace training, involving some 230 aircraft, including hidden F-22 Raptors, will begin on Monday and...

In the event of a war with the DPRK, the first victims will be Japan and South Korea

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that if the situation with the DPRK turns into military action, the first victims will be Japan and South Korea. He also noted the "provocative behavior" of the United States, reported Russian media. American colleagues, according to Lavrov, are...

Latest North Korea missile was the most sophisticated in Pyongyang’s arsenal

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that the missile launched by North Korea this week was the most sophisticated missile in Pyongyang's arsenal, but added that the isolated state still needs to prove some technical details, reports Reuters news agency. Moon made the remarks in...

South Korea responded to Pyongyang with its missiles

South Korea conducted training missile launches a few minutes after the DPRK launched a ballistic missile. This is reported by "Yonhap" referring to the Committee of Chiefs of Staff of South Korea. According to the ELN, the South Korean land forces, the Navy and the...

South Korea reports on the possible preparation of the DPRK for missile testing

South Korea recorded the movement of the PRD radar by the PRCS troops to track missiles, which may indicate a possible preparation for a new missile test. About this, referring to sources in the government, Yonhap agency reports. This is also evidenced by recently intercepted radio...

US sends a large number of aircraft to South Korea

The United States is moving six F-22 Raptor fighter jets to South Korea to join the joint exercises scheduled for December between the two countries, the Yonhap news agency reported. The South Korean agency said, quoting military commanders that US aircraft will arrive in the...

US, South Korea to hold joint air force drill in within days

The air forces of the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a regular joint drill early next month, deploying six F-22 Raptor stealth fighters in the exercise, a South Korean defense ministry official said on Friday. This was reported by Reuters. The...

Over 50 people injured in South Korea earthquake

Over 50 people were injured in the earthquake in South Korea, reported by the Younhap news agency. It is noted that underground tremors also damaged about 30 buildings. Emergency services evacuated more than 1,3 thousand people from their homes. Earlier it became known that on the east...

Russia is still ‘indulging the DPRK’: Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin "could really help" the US in resolving the crisis around North Korea. This was after the APEC summit, said American leader Donald Trump. However, according to Trump, Russia is still "indulging the DPRK". At the same time, Vladimir Putin said about the...

Trump cancels plan to visit DMZ due to weather conditions

Trump cancels plan to visit DMZ due to weather conditions -- President of the United States Donald Trump tried to go to the demilitarized zone on the Korean border, but returned because of bad weather. This is reported by ABC. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/928050708535967744 "President Trump tried to go to...

President Trump arrived in South Korea with a two-day visit

President of the United States Donald Trump arrived on a working visit to South Korea, he will stay in the country for two days. The American president was personally met by South Korean President Mun Zhe Ying. For the first time in the history of...

Calling for peace — South Koreans protest against US plans for a military solution to DPRK

Many thousands of demonstrations are going on in South Korea in protest against the threats of the US about a possible military solution to the problem of the Korean peninsula and with a call for peace. Demonstrations are held on the eve of a visit...

North Korea planning new missile test — South’s spy agency

Citing South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, Reuters reports North Korea may possibly carry out a new missile test, as brisk activity has been spotted at its research facilities, according to South Korea’s spy agency. North Korea may be planning a new missile test, South Korea’s...

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