Category: Korean

2 Korean Pop Stars Embroiled in Sex Scandals Questioned by Police

2 Korean Pop Stars Embroiled in Sex Scandals Questioned by Police

(SEOUL, South Korea) — After their surprise retirement announcements, two K-pop stars were facing police questioning Thursday over interlocking sex scandals that have fascinated South Korea. Live TV footage showed solo singer Jung Joon-young arriving at a Seoul police station where more than 100 journalists were waiting for him. Police say they are investigating allegations…

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s armored train leaves for summit with Donald Trump in Hanoi, reports say

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s armored train leaves for summit with Donald Trump in Hanoi, reports say

A poster featuring the upcoming second summit between the US and North Korea is seen at a restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Feb. 23, 2019. (Photo11: Luong Thai Linh, EPA-EFE)North Korea’s secretive, security-conscious leader Kim Jong Un apparently entered China Saturday aboard his armored train en route to Hanoi for his summit next week with President Donald…

North Korean base serves as missile headquarters: think tank

North Korean base serves as missile headquarters: think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – One of 20 undeclared ballistic missile operating bases in North Korea serves as a missile headquarters, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Intercontinental ballistic missiles are seen at a grand military parade celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of the Korean…

N. Korean leader says he’s ready for more talks with Trump

N. Korean leader says he’s ready for more talks with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Tuesday he hopes to extend his high-stakes nuclear summitry with President Donald Trump into 2019, but also warns Washington not to test North Koreans’ patience with sanctions and pressure.During his televised New Year’s speech, Kim said he’s ready to meet with Trump at…