Articles Tagged with South Korea

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un Orders Death Of 15 Senior Officials

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has ordered the death of 15 people this year, according to South Korean officials. That number is expected to rise. The Guardian reports that a briefing by the National Intelligence Service (NIS) revealed that among those Kim sentenced to death were two vice-ministers, as well as other senior officials who complained… Read more »

#KoreaDogs: 57 Dogs Rescued From Dog Meat Farm In South Korea

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According to Korea Animal Rights Advocates (also known as KARA), around 2.5 million dogs are slaughtered every year in South Korea as part of the dog meat farming industry. Organizations such as KARA, as well as those in western countries, like the SPCA, are fighting a battle to not only eradicate dog meat farms, but… Read more »

North Korea Fires 5 Short Range Missiles Off East Coast

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Reports from Seoul say that in a demonstration of military strength, North Korea fired 5 short-range missiles off their eastern coast on Sunday. This comes after days of threats of nuclear assault against the United States, which many officials claim are impotent. The five missiles were launched near Wonsan, nearby the North Korean capital, and… Read more »

Complete Skeleton Of Tiny Dinosaur Discovered In South Korea

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Every year, archaeologists find new and exciting discoveries on species that lived eras in the past. The most monumental finds are always associated with dinosaurs. In that respect, the Inquisitr reported on such amazing finds like the footprints pointing to a mystery mammal that lived during the time of dinosaurs. With each new discovery, we… Read more »

Activist Leaflets From South Korea Threaten Fragile Truce With North Korea

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Activists in South Korea released balloons carrying thousands of leaflets into North Korea today, going against the wishes of their government and many of their fellow citizens. The leaflets, which included messages critical of Kim Jong-Un, could be the catalyst that sparks fresh conflict between the two nations. Residents along the border struggled to stop… Read more »

Korea: Bullets Fired Between North And South

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Earlier today, North Korean soldiers approached the military border with South Korea. South Korean soldiers fired warning shots, but the North Koreans would not react, according to Reuters. The North Korean soldiers fired back upon the south, and the exchange of bullets went on for about ten minutes according to a South Korean Defense Official…. Read more »

Hilarious: South Koreans Using Fake Arm Casts To Evade Holiday Chores

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Do you hate chores? How about holiday chores? South Koreans certainly hate them. They hate them so much, reports Reuters, that they are using fake arm casts to pretend that they are injured and thus incapable of helping the family prepare holiday meals. So what holiday are they trying to avoid? These seemingly lazy-beyond-belief South… Read more »

South Korea’s Government Is Funding Mail-Order Bride Schools In Vietnam

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The huge demand for mail-order brides in South Korea’s rural areas has pushed the national government to fund mail-order bride schools overseas. According to Washington Post, South Korea is financing training centers for mail-order brides in Ho Chi Minh, including one institution called Asia Cultural Exchange Foundation, which reportedly gets an annual $80,000 funding from… Read more »

Xi Jinping, China President, Visits South Korea, Snubs Pyongyang

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Chinese president Xi Jinping landed Thursday in Seoul for a state visit with Park Geun-Hye, marking his first trip ever to the Korean peninsula. Xi Jinping’s South Korea visit raised questions regarding the current state of his country’s relationship with North Korea, and it’s baby-faced strongman, Kim Jong Un. A week before Xi landed in… Read more »

North Korea Attacks ‘Wicked Black Monkey’ Obama In Racist Rant

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The White House denounced North Korean rhetoric it called “particularly ugly and disrespectful” on Thursday, after comments from the Korean Central News Agency were released calling President Obama a “crossbreed” and a “wicked black monkey.” The tirade, which comes just weeks after North Korean media struck out at South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, was attributed… Read more »