Republic of Korea plane lands at Joint Base Andrews with 500,000 protective masks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (May 12, 2020) – A Republic of Korea military transport aircraft landed at Joint Base Andrews this morning with 500,000 protective masks for…

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S. Korea at critical juncture for virus containment amid rising Itaewon-linked infections

YONHAP NEWS SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s coronavirus containment capability is again put to the test after successfully controlling new infections for weeks, as the country braces for…

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Inter-Korean summit still possible within this year: Cheong Wa Dae

Yonhap SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) — President Moon Jae-in remains committed to pushing for another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at an early date, Cheong Wa Dae said…

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Why media get North Korea wrong

Reports of Kim Jong Un’s demise proved premature – but world demands information about him and his opaque state ASIA TIMES  |  By ANDREW SALMON And MITCH SHIN A picture released by…

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Trust, but verify: what the media got right about Kim Jong Un’s health

NK News  |  Peter Ward  Criticism of recent coverage fails to appreciate the day-to-day realities of reporting on North Korea Image: KCNA Views expressed in Opinion articles are exclusively the…

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S. Korea has no room for more flexibility in defense cost-sharing talks with U.S.: source

YONHAP NEWS  |  By Song Sang-ho SEOUL, May 8 (Yonhap) — South Korea has no room for additional flexibility in its deadlocked defense cost-sharing talks, a diplomatic source said Friday,…

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