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3 April 2017 11:57
The United States, South Korea, and Japan have reportedly started a three-day joint military exercise on the Korean Peninsula to simulate countering a North Korean submarine-launched missile attack.
The exercise began off South Korea’s southern coast near Japan on Monday, the South’s Defense Ministry said. Several naval destroyers and helicopters used in anti-submarine warfare along with more than 800 troops are...
22 August 2015 12:58
A top American general has said that the United States will defend its close ally South Korea amid heightening tensions between the South and North Korea.
General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Friday that the US and South Korea will cooperate against any possible threats by North Korea.
Dempsey made the comments in a...
20 August 2015 15:05
The South Korean government says its military has fired shells into North Korea in response to an earlier rocket attack from the North.
The South Korean Defense Ministry announced the news on state media on Thursday.
Earlier, South Korea's official Yonhap news agency cited military sources who reportedly claimed that North Korea fired artillery shells on South Korea earlier in the day.
South Korea's Defense Ministry added...
24 February 2015 14:55
South Korea and the United States have announced plans to stage joint military drills on March 2, despite objections from North Korea.
South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-Seok made the announcement on Tuesday, adding that the Key Resolve drill will last until March 13, and the Foal Eagle drill will continue up to April 24.
Previously, the annual joint war games...
21 November 2014 14:55
South Korea plans to build up to 11 nuclear power plants by 2024 amid public distrust and catastrophic regional precedent.
The facilities will join the existing 23, which are supplying a third of the developed country's power.
The government has agreed with the county of Uljin to add Shin Hanul No.3 and No.4 nuclear plants by 2022.
The county of Yeongdeok has also...
13 October 2014 14:43
South Korea deploys additional military forces to the islands on its border with the North, amid renewed rising tensions between the two rival neighbors.
South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff announced on Monday that the army has dispatched Chiron Man missiles and armored vehicles to the border area, west of the peninsula.
The top army authority further stated that the country’s armed...
10 October 2014 17:47
Seoul military officials say North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border after the North shot balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets floated from the South.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency said shots could be heard from north of the border at around 3:55 p.m. local time (0655 GMT) on Friday, about two hours after balloons containing 200,000 leaflets...
6 July 2014 13:54
South Korean sources say neighboring North Korea has doubled the number of its elite hackers over the past two years.
The South’s Yonhap news agency quoted a South Korean military source as saying on Sunday that Pyongyang now has 5,900 personnel in its cyber war unit, compared with about 3,000 two years ago.
North Korea “operates a hacking unit under its General...
4 May 2014 17:05
South Korean rescue teams and divers still struggle to gain access to blocked cabins of the ferry that capsized three weeks ago.
Six more bodies were recovered early Sunday, 18 days after the 6,825-ton passenger ferry, Sewol, capsized and sank with 476 people on board while 60 passengers are still unaccounted for.
So far, 242 bodies have been recovered from the submersed...
3 May 2014 15:04
South Korea has stopped operation to recover bodies from a ferry that capsized last month due to bad weather.
South Korean authorities said on Saturday that the search for the remaining 74 bodies had been called off over heavy seas.
“Divers were unable to dive late Friday and early today due to fast currents and high waves whipped up by gusty winds,”...
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