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South Korea’s president says any rapprochement with the North cannot be achieved without the settlement of the nuclear stand-off with Pyongyang Moon asked his ministers to make preparations to help North Korea’s athletes take part in the Winter Olympic Games. This comes after North Korean leader...

South Korea welcomes North’s willingness to participate in the Olympics

The South Korean government supports the proposal of DPRK leader Kim Jong Ne to send his team to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, which he made during the New Year's address to the nation. "We welcome the desire of Kim to send the team...

North Korea intends to participate in the Olympic Games in South Korea

North Korea intends to send its national team to the Winter Olympic Games in South Korean Pyeongchang. This was stated by the PRC leader Kim Jong Un during the New Year's address to the nation on the Central Television of the Republic. "We intend to...

South Korea collapsed bitcoin

Bitcoin resumed the collapse after South Korea officially announced its intentions to deal with speculations of the crypto currency. The authorities of the country will consider various measures until the closure of crypto-instruments. Against this backdrop, quotations bitcoin rushed down and as of 8:50 Moscow...

South Korea detained a ship from Hong Kong transporting fuel for North Korea

The authorities of South Korea intercepted and searched the vessel under the flag of Hong Kong, which, bypassing the sanctions of the UN Security Council, delivered the processed oil to North Korea, reports the agency Yonhap. According to the agency, a ship from Hong Kong...

South Korea going to close the crypto exchange

South Korean authorities intend to take measures to limit speculative activity, pushing the market of crypto-currencies, and are considering closing the crypto-exchange exchanges, reports The Wall Street Journal. Legislative initiatives, which may come into force as early as next month, provide for the introduction of...

Another North Korean soldier splits into the south

A North Korean soldier infiltrated into South Korea through the demilitarized zone dividing the peninsula on Sunday, the Seoul government announced a month after a surprise operation by another soldier under his country's army. A South Korean defense ministry spokesman said soldiers spotted the military...

At least 29 people were killed in a fire at a fitness center in South Korea

Sixty-nine people were killed and 26 others injured when a fire broke out Thursday in a building with a gymnasium and a sauna in Gyeongsan, central South Korea, the fire service said. The fire broke out at 4 pm (7:00 GMT) and quickly spread throughout...

Korean military opened a warning fire on the soldiers of the DPRK on the demarcation line

South Korean border guards fired 20 warning shots in the demilitarized zone as North Korean soldiers approached the western part of the military demarcation line dividing South Korea and North Korea, the AP reported on Thursday. Soldiers of the Korean People's Army approached the military...

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea via land border: Yonhap

A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea through the western land border Thursday, the South's military said, as reported by Yonhap news agency. For the second time in as many months, a North Korean soldier has defected to the South across the heavily guarded...

North Korea called Seoul a ‘rabid dog’

The DPRK authorities said that South Korea will "pay dearly" for imposing new sanctions against Pyongyang because of its nuclear program. This is reported by Yonhap news agency referring to the Central Telegraph Agency of Korea. "Silly sanctions and pressure from rabid dogs serving the...

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...

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