# korea - Today’s News
# korea - Saturday 28 June, 2014
It’s a system called JEROS, or “jellyfish elimination robotic swarm”.
# korea - Monday 23 June, 2014
The 22-year-old soldier, who was a conscript to the army, was captured after a 24-hour standoff.
# korea - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Most of the victims died from asphyxiation as they could not escape the smoke-filled corridors.
# korea - Friday 18 April, 2014
Anger is said to be spreading over the stalled rescue efforts as hundreds of passengers remain missing.
# korea - Monday 31 March, 2014
South Korea says that it will make a “resolute retaliation” to the firing of over 200 rounds into their waters.
# korea - Monday 17 March, 2014
The US Army soldiers – originally from Sligo and Dublin – were fighting communists in Korea.
# korea - Thursday 20 February, 2014
Everyone’s talking about why Alan Shatter sacked the confidential recipient, a car chase in Ranelagh and what happens next for Ukraine.
A group of elderly and frail South Koreans met with family members in North Korea more than 60 years after they were separated.
# korea - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
The UN has released this infographic that outlines the scale of torture in North Korean camps.
# korea - Wednesday 5 February, 2014
Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you battle the elements on your way out today…
# korea - Saturday 25 January, 2014
A raft of sites have been taken by the ‘Waterford Whispers’ report on North Korea’s out-of-this-world claims — including our own Sunday World.
# korea - Friday 13 December, 2013
Jang Song-Thaek was described as “despicable human scum” during his trial, in which he reportedly admitted to plotting a coup.
# korea - Sunday 24 November, 2013
We interview Stephen Ryan about the Irish team’s unprecedented success at the recent World Championships.
# korea - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.
# korea - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
She’s 20 months old, and she’s adorable.
# korea - Monday 8 July, 2013
We’re going to try this at the next office sports day.
# korea - Sunday 7 July, 2013
Two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, on their way to summer camp in the US were killed after a passenger jet crashed at San Francisco airport yesterday.
# korea - Monday 1 July, 2013
Alana O’Brien will be flying the tricolour in a week-long reality show and quiz.
# korea - Sunday 16 June, 2013
North Korea says it will only talk without preconditions, or unless both sides give up their nuclear arsenal in advance.
# korea - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Northern officials complained that Southern delegates ranked too low within the Southern government, and have abandoned talks.
# korea - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The talks were to set up a high-level meeting in Seoul after months of tensions.
# korea - Friday 31 May, 2013
The United Nations says China and Laos have disregarded their international duty to care for the orphaned refugees.
# korea - Sunday 19 May, 2013
The test is the fourth launch in just two days, at a time when tensions with South Korea and Japan remain high.
# korea - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
Up to 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines and elsewhere were forcibly drafted into brothels catering to the Japanese military in territories occupied by Japan during WWII.
# korea - Tuesday 14 May, 2013
The controversial mayor claimed that the forced prostitution of approximately 200,000 women during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks.
# korea - Thursday 25 April, 2013
The monument honours “all those of Irish birth and heritage who fought and died in the service of the United Nations and those civilians of Irish birth and heritage who died side by side with the Korean people 1950-1953″.
# korea - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Pyongyang says talks must be held on the basis that nuclear states are equals – but the US says it won’t ever acknowledge it.
# korea - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
North Korea says the South should have stopped 40 people from burning a portrait of Kim Il-sung on the anniversary of his birth; Seoul says the ultimatum is ‘absurd’.
# korea - Monday 15 April, 2013
There is speculation that North Korea will try a missile test today to coincide with birthday celebrations for former leader Kim Il-Sung.
# korea - Friday 12 April, 2013
High-ranking officials have played down the report, however, saying there is no US consensus on North Korea’s abilities.
# korea - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Tensions are growing ahead of a key anniversary in North Korea this week.
# korea - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
A request for all foreigners to leave South Korea was largely dismissed today.
“In the event of war, we don’t want foreigners living in South Korea to get hurt,” says the North’s state-run news agency.
# korea - Monday 8 April, 2013
Seoul’s Unification minister says there are signs that North Korea is preparing yet another test, as tensions remain high.
# korea - Friday 5 April, 2013
European countries have been told to consider withdrawing personnel from Pyongyang if the tension there escalates further.
“The North is apparently intent on firing missiles without prior warning,” a South Korean official said.
# korea - Thursday 4 April, 2013
Good morning! Here’s what you should know as you kick off your Thursday. (It’s a four-day week, hang in there.)
# korea - Wednesday 3 April, 2013
The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.
Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you work your way into Wednesday.
# korea - Tuesday 2 April, 2013
North Korea is restarting a nuclear reactor, while saying it now considers itself in a ‘state of war’. How do you feel?