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Today, we honour the more than 26,000 Canadians who fought to defend the freedom of the people of Korea during the Korean War, as well as the approximately 7,000 Canadians who continued to serve there to deter further aggression in the years following the Armistice.
6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News
Six teenagers who survived South Korea's worst maritime disaster in 44 years told on Monday how classmates helped them float free as water flooded their cabins despite crew instructions to stay put even as their ferry sank, killing more than 300 people.
6 hrs ago | Automotive News
General Motors' South Korean unit reached a tentative wage deal with its labor union today, averting a potential strike at one of its key Asian production bases.
Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on July 7, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un being celebrated by soldiers as he inspects the defence detachment on Ung Islet, defending an outpost in the East Sea of Korea.
The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran.
U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti on Sunday lambasted North Korea for recently launching a series of missiles and rockets in breach of the U.N. Security Council resolutions banning any ballistic missile tests.
As far as education is concerned, South Koreans rarely make compromises. Especially when it comes to getting into better colleges, conflicts are bound to intensify, and the ongoing dispute over the planned abolishment of elite schools is a prime example.
NEW DELHI: Three Indians have been selected for the Asian Film Academy , a filmmaking education programme of the Busan International Film Festival.
The Hilton Guam Resort & Spa has recently completed $6 million worth of upgrades, including the refurbishment of 319 guest rooms in the resort's main tower and the addition of new outdoor areas.
The lesson comes too late for the United States, but there it is: after the US abandoned its military base and its foreign policy influence in Iceland in 2006, both Russia and China are now showing how keen they are to fill the void and take advantage of the growing strategic importance of the island nation at the edge of the Arctic Circle.
North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defence official said, adding to its unusually high number of weapons tests this year.
Dorian LPG Ltd. a leading owner and manager of modern VLGC's , today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding , with HNA Logistics Group Co., Ltd. to explore opportunities in the liquefied petroleum gas logistics market.
Statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansudae in Pyongyang. North Koreans gather in front of the statues to lay flowers and bow, showing their respect for the late and current leader.
South Korean police arrested Friday the fugitive son of a business tycoon who owned the Sewol ferry which sank in April with the loss of around 300 lives, officials said.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:23 am
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