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South Korea Bans 'Immoral' Hook-Up Website Ashley Madison
Authorities in Seoul have blocked a global adultery hook-up site, calling it an incitement to immorality in a nation where marital infidelity is punishable with jail-time.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
South Korea rebuffs North Korea's offer to conduct joint drones investigation
South Korea has rejected North Korea's demand to conduct a joint investigation into the drones that crashed on South Korean soil late last month.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
North Korea denies link to drones...
North Korea on Monday flatly denied any connection to three crashed drones recovered in the South, and accused Seoul of "fabricating" a link in order to smear Pyongyang.
Germany awards professors for boosting culture, research ties
German Ambassador to South Korea Rolf Mafael presented two Korean professors with awards in Seoul on Thursday for their efforts in developing cooperation in scientific research and academic scholarship, and for facilitating the study of German language here in South Korea.
Daedeok and Dresden
Daedeok and Dresden . APRIL 14, 2014 03:32. . During her state visit to Germany last month, President Park Geun-hye held a 'Korea-Germany industry-academic cooperation strategy symposium' in the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, after receiving an honorary doctorate at the University of Technology Dresden.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Seoul affirms crashed drones came from N.K.
Kim Jong-sung, chief of UAV system development at the Agency for Defense Development, announces the interim results of its probe into three drones, presumably from North Korea, at the agency in Daejeon on Friday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Out of the blue
FORAGING in South Korea's mountains may soon become more fruitful. Since a wild ginseng digger reported the wreckage of a small unmanned aerial vehicle on April 3rd, the South's ministry of defence has been ruminating on rewards for anyone who spots an enemy drone.
N.Korean Regime Reshuffles Top Posts
North Korea's newly elected parliament met for the first time Wednesday to rubber-stamp a reshuffle of high-ranking officials, including the re-election of leader Kim Jong-un.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Vatican announces logo, motto for papal trip to Korea
The Holy See has released the official motto and logo for Pope Francis' upcoming visit to South Korea, which is the first time a pontiff has traveled to the country in since John Paul II went 25 years ago.
South Texas & South Korea: Relationships & Economics
McAllen delegation met with leaders from South Korea during the week of March 30 in Daejeon to sign a sister city agreement and collaborate on innovative ideas and cultures to be implemented in South Texas.
[Editorial] Wartime control transfer
South Korea and the United States have begun discussions about the possibility of deferring the transfer of the wartime operational control of the Korean military.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
S. Korea should urgently be prepared for North`s suicidal UAVs
S. Korea should urgently be prepared for North`s suicidal UAVs . APRIL 07, 2014 02:46.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
South Korean retaliation a welcome sight
No one died on March 31 when first North Korean and then retaliating South Korean artillery units fired some 800 rockets and shells into disputed boundary waters along the peninsula's western coast.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Swiss Organizations Support Memorandum of NDC Inspection Team of DPRK
The Switzerland-Korea Committee and the Swiss Group for the Study of the Juche Idea made public a joint statement on March 27 in support of the memorandum issued by the inspection team of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, four years since the occurrence of the Cheonan warship sinking case.
UN Secretary General debates security issues, climate change and human rights in Prague
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon is in Prague for two days of talks with Czech top officials and a series of informal public appearances ranging from a lecture at Charles University to a walk-about in the city centre to inspect Prague's flood barriers.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Defense Minister should be responsible for concealing drone incident
Defense Minister should be responsible for concealing drone incident . APRIL 04, 2014 05:45.
Korean TV Network Bans Pop Song for Using Japanese
Crayon Pop, the popular South Korean idol group, was banned from broadcasting its latest track on one of South Korea's biggest networks.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Seoul to hold minister-level OECD talks on science next year
South Korea's science ministry said Thursday it will host a ministerial-level meeting next year to discuss solutions to environmental pollution and resource shortages, with science ministers and other representatives from OECD member nations set to attend.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Korea's third-strongest quake hits Taean area
South Korea's third-strongest earthquake since 1978 shook the Taean area in the western part of the country on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage.
`Seoul could lift sanctions against Pyongyang if Dresden proposals progress'
MARCH 31, 2014 01:12. . The South Korean government has reportedly set a principle that if any issues incompatible with the May 24 sanctions against North Korea occur in the implementation process of "Dresden unification proposals," "lifting of May 24 measures would be necessary."