• Again global climate protests

    Again global climate protests

    the hague March 15, 2019 15:16 Hot Recent News

    School students from all over the world have skipped school to demand that governments take more action against climate change. Worldwide more than 2000 protests were scheduled in…

  • Moon the big loser

    Moon the big loser

    seoul March 1, 2019 12:32 Hot Recent News

    He had hoped for it- South Korean president Moon Jae-in- is perhaps the biggest loser of the Vietnam summit. Moon hoped fiercely that Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un would make peace...

  • South Korea releases conscientious objectors

    South Korea releases conscientious objectors

    seoul November 30, 2018 07:00 Hot Recent News

    South Korea will release 58 people who have refused military service on the grounds of conscientious objection. The step comes after earlier this month the Supreme Court recognized conscientious objection as a legitimate reason to refuse service. For nearly fifty years, conscientious objectors in South Korea could count on imprisonment up to three years.

  • Mitsubishi must compensate forced laborers

    Mitsubishi must compensate forced laborers

    seoul November 29, 2018 08:00 Hot Recent News

    The South Korean Supreme Court has ordered the Japanese company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to pay compensation to former Korean forced laborers. They had to work without payment in the company's factories during the Second World War, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

  • South Koreans want smoother sanctions

    South Koreans want smoother sanctions

    seoul November 27, 2018 09:00 Hot Recent News

    Many South Koreans want the sanctions against North Korea to be relaxed to restart talks about the phasing out of the nuclear program there. This is shown by a survey conducted by the National Reunification Office.

  • Korean TV boss away to behavior daughter (10)

    Korean TV boss away to behavior daughter (10)

    seoul November 23, 2018 07:16 Hot Recent News

    The director of a South Korean television channel resigns because his daughter terrorized her driver. In the media, a recording had appeared that showed how the 10-year-old kid scolded the man and threatened to have him sacked, reports South Korean media.

  • Cell for reverend who abused followers

    Cell for reverend who abused followers

    seoul November 22, 2018 08:48 Hot Recent News

    An influential clergyman who sexually abused his female followers has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in South Korea. The victims of Lee Jae rock saw him as someone close to god and did not dare to resist, reports South Korean media.

  • Dead and wounded at hotel brand Seoul

    Dead and wounded at hotel brand Seoul

    seoul November 9, 2018 06:16 Hot Recent News

    In a fire in a budget hotel in the South Korean capital of Seoul, at least six people were killed and twelve injured on Friday. According to local media, the authorities take into account that the number of victims continues to increase.

  • '#MeToo' seems to be widespread in North Korea

    '#MeToo' seems to be widespread in North Korea

    seoul November 1, 2018 12:00 Hot Recent News

    North Korean women are powerless against sexual violence by government officials. Unwanted sexual behavior occurs even so often that it is seen as a normal phenomenon in daily life in the isolated dictatorship, concludes Human Rights Watch after talks with dozens of displaced North Koreans.

  • No asylum for Yemenis on Korean island

    No asylum for Yemenis on Korean island

    seoul October 17, 2018 11:48 Hot Recent News

    The South Korean authorities have rejected the asylum application from hundreds of Yemeni asylum seekers. They had traveled to the popular Jeju island because they could go there without a visa. That measure was actually intended to attract more vacationers.

  • Pompeo 'works out options' with Kim for top

    Pompeo 'works out options' with Kim for top

    washington October 7, 2018 23:32 Hot Recent News

    The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during a brief visit to Pyongyang, worked out Kim Jong-un with 'options' for a new summit between President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader. Washington called it a constructive conversation in which, among other things, the location and the date were discussed. It is 'another step forward', the American department reported without going into details.

  • Celstraf former president South Korea for fraud

    Celstraf former president South Korea for fraud

    seoul October 5, 2018 10:32 Hot Recent News

    Former president Lee Myung-bak of South Korea was sentenced to 15 years in jail for corruption on Friday. He must also pay a fine of approximately 8.5 million euros. The court in Seoul ruled that Lee was guilty of, among other things, abuse of power and taking bribes from companies.

  • Leader South Korea informs Trump about top

    Leader South Korea informs Trump about top

    seoul September 23, 2018 11:32 Hot Recent News

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in has left for the United States. He will personally discuss President Donald Trump about his recent summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, news agency Yonhap. The South Korean will also address the UN General Assembly.

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