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(Photo by: Pool / Getty Images News) South Korean President Park Geun Hye says the government is open to discuss labor reform measures with unions and employers.

Korea - Aug 27, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Park Geun-Hye Wants Agriculture to Develop as a Growth Engine for South Korea

On Friday, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye emphasized her stand on developing the agricultural sector in a future growth engine by applying cutting-edge technologies, cultural content, tourism, and other creative ideas.

SNSD's Tiffany

K-WAVE - Aug 27, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

SNSD’s Tiffany Issues Another Apology Following Her Rising Sun Flag Controversy

SNSD member Tiffany has released another apology following her recent rising sun flag controversy.

Oh My Girl's JinE

K-WAVE - Aug 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Oh My Girl's JinE Takes A Break From Her Activities Due to Anorexia

Girl group Oh My Girl's JinE is reportedly taking a break from her activities due to her struggle with anorexia.

Gong Hyo Jin

K-WAVE - Aug 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Gong Hyo Jin's Character in SBS' 'Incarnation of Jealousy,' Weather Forecasters Reveal Disappointment

The character of Gong Hyo Jin in her new SBS drama entitled "Incarnation of Jealousy" has reportedly angered real-life weather forecasters because of the portrayal of her character.

colorized scanning electron micrograph, SEM, depicted a flagellated Vibrio vulnificus bacterium

Korea - Aug 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea Confirmed Second Cholera Case This Year

The second cholera case in South Korea this year has been confirmed on Thursday as a 79-year old woman in Geoje, South Gyeongsang. She is the second confirmed cholera case after a man announced as the first in 15 years earlier this week.

PYONGYANG, Oct. 14, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Oct. 14, 2015 shows top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un recently having a photo session with the delegates to the celebratio

Korea - Aug 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

North Korea Intensifies Threats, May Deploy SLBM in a Year

The test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) by North Korea on Wednesday fueled concerns that the communist state could deploy the weapons earlier than South Korea anticipated.

Some South Koreans do not approve of the agreement between South Korea and Japan on the comfort women issue. (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Korea - Aug 26, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Japan to Provide Cash Aid to Comfort Women and their Families

On August 25, South and Japan agreed to offer 100 million won (US $89,600) in cash to every surviving Korean comfort woman and 20 million won ($17,900) to families of the victims who already passed away.

A screen in Seoul shows a news bulletin on Aug. 24, 2016, reporting that North Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile. (Photo by Kyodo News via Getty Images)

Korea - Aug 25, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Kim Jong Un Considers SLBM Launch Successful

On Thursday, state media Korean Central News AgencyNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un called his country's launch of a ballistic missile from a submarine “the greatest success”, adding that North Korea has full capacity to perform nuclear attacks.

BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 27: South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se (L) shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) before a meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on April 27, 2016 in Beijing China. (Photo by Iori Sagisawa-Pool/Getty Imag

World - Aug 25, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

China Once Again Asks South Korea to Drop THAAD Plan

On Wednesday in Tokyo, the foreign ministers of South Korea and China were not able to settle their disputes over the planned deployment of a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery in South Korea. However, South Korean officials said that the two both agreed to strengthen communication on the issue.

South Korean town residents shouts slogans protesting a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in their neighborhood, in Seoul, South Korea. The missile system will be deployed in south

Korea - Aug 25, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korean Government Faces THAAD Protests Anew

Residents of Gimcheon City in South Korea staged a rally on Wednesday, August 24, to protest against the decision of the government to examine their neighborhood as an option for the potential site of the U.S. anti-missile system deployment.


K-WAVE - Aug 25, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

YG Rookie Girl Group 'BLACKPINK' to Star in “BLACKPINK TV”

YG Entertainment's rookie girl group BLACKPINK is set to appear in their own reality TV show entitled “BLACKPINK TV.”

Super Junior Leader Leeteuk

K-WAVE - Aug 25, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

Super Junior's Leeteuk Responds to Issues Concerning EXO on Star Show 360

After the controversy surrounding the guest appearance of EXO on MBC's new variety show called 'Star Show 360,' Super Junior's leader, and one of the main MCs of the show, Leeteuk, responded to the issue.


Korea - Aug 24, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

NK Buries Landmines to Avoid Defection by Soldiers

A government source said on Tuesday that North Korea was seen laying antipersonnel mines on its side of the inter-Korean border, presumptively to keep its soldiers from crossing the border.


Korea - Aug 24, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

South Korea Verifies First Cholera Case in 15 Years

On Tuesday, the South Korean health authorities confirmed the first case of cholera in 15 years in Gwangju. This is the first time a local citizen has been infected with the disease without traveling overseas.

North Korea reportedly conducted a submarine-launched missile ballistics test (Photo by Chung Sung Jun/Getty Images)

Korea - Aug 24, 2016 AM EDT - YuGee

North Korea Test-Fires Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

On August 24, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said that North Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in waters off its east coast that seems to be a protest opposing the ongoing military exercise between the United States and South Korea.

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