Tag archive for ‘South Korea’
Lee Jae-yong-Samsung_ROK_South Korea_Aug 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee handed down 5 years prison sentence in Park Geun-hye corruption case

nsnbc : Chief of consumer electronics for Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, a.k.a. Ja Y. Lee was handed down of a five-year-prison sentence by a South Korean court for bribery and other crimes on Friday, involving ousted More...

Moon claims to have a non-existent veto.
By nsnbc On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

There will be no war on the Korean peninsula: Moon Jae-In

nsnbc : South Korean President Moon Jae-In affirmed on August 17 there will be no war on the Korean peninsula. Moon stressed that Seoul effectively had a to veto over the United States’ military action in More...

Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis (archives)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

US might “allow” South Korea to to develop more advanced ballistic missiles

nsnbc : The administration of South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in requested Washington, in late June, to amend the current US – Republic of Korea missile guidelines, to “allow” Seoul to develop More...

Park Geun-hye, accused of allegedly having plotted to put Kim out of commission in assassination plots.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

North Korea to impose death penalty on “everyone” involved in Park’s plots to assassinate Kim

nsnbc : The leadership of the Democratic people’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) announced Wednesday that it will impose the death penalty on anyone involved in an alleged assassination plot against North Korea’s More...

Choi Son-sil_South Korea_Korea_Seould_Jun 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

South Korea: Choi Son-sil, sentenced to 3 years prison

nsnbc : Choi Son-sil, a confidante of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye, on Friday, was sentenced to three years in prison for one of her corruption charges involving her daughter. The Seoul District More...

Lee Hae-chan_Seoul_South Korea
By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017

South Korea to dispatch ex-PM to China as special envoy

nsnbc : South Korea’s newly elected President Moon Jae-in has decided to dispatch a former prime minister under the Roh Moo-hyun government to China. During a press conference held on Monday, senior presidential More...

South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in.
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Moon Jae-in leads exit polls in South Korea’s presidential election

nsnbc : Moon Jae-in, presidential candidate of South Korea’s liberal Minjoo Party led exit polls in the presidential by-election by a wide margin. An official survey from three major broadcasters, on Tuesday More...

Courtesy Lockheed Martin
By nsnbc On Friday, April 28th, 2017

South Korea Refuted Trump’s Mysterious $1B THAAD Demand

nsnbc : The government of South Korea refuted U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for Seoul to pay $1 billion for the THAAD missile defense system on the peninsula. South Korea’s Ministry of Defense, More...

USS Carl Vinson_USA_South Korea_Apr 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, April 24th, 2017

Japanese Naval Forces Join US Military Exercise in Korean Waters

nsnbc : As tensions rise, two Japanese destroyers joined a military exercise with the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group that is en route to the region around the Korean peninsula. Moreover, South Korea said More...

Tillerson arrives in Moscow - is a new era with a policy of tensions that benefits Moscow as much as it benefits Washington in the pipeline?
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Tillerson visits Moscow: A New “Yalta” during the Trump and Putin Administrations?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in the Russian capital Moscow on Wednesday, April 12, for talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. On the top of their agenda will More...