South Korea ice hockey put in tough situation, says coach

By Peter Rutherford SEOUL, Jan 22 : The head coach of the South Korean women’s ice hockey team says her squad was put in a difficult situation having to incorporate North Korean players just weeks before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Sarah Murray, speaking at the Jincheon National Training Center on Monday, said that while she […]

S.Korea expects more provocative acts by N.Korea in mid-October

By Christine Kim SEOUL, Sept 28 : South Korea expects more provocative acts by North Korea next month to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the North Korean communist party and China’s all-important Communist Party Congress. In a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected […]

S.Korea expects more N.Korea provocations mid-October

By Christine Kim SEOUL, Sept 28 : South Korea expects North Korea to engage in more provocative action next month to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of its communist party and China’s all-important Communist Party Congress. In a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected […]

S Korea expects more N Korea provocations mid-October

By Christine Kim SEOUL, Sept 28 : South Korea expects North Korea to engage in more provocative action next month to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of its communist party and China’s all-important Communist Party Congress. In a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected […]

S.Korea to hike taxes on conglomerates and the rich to fund welfare, jobs

By Cynthia Kim SEOUL, Aug 2 : South Korea imposed stiff tax hikes on Wednesday, targeting leading conglomerates, high-income individuals and investors with large holdings of South Korean shares as President Moon Jae-in seeks to tackle income inequality and fund increasing welfare benefits. The corporate tax changes will hit 129 companies in South Korea and […]

SKorea to announce new housing measures on Aug 2-lawmaker

By Cynthia Kim SEOUL, Aug 1 : A South Korean lawmaker said on Tuesday that the government will announce a fresh set of measures on Wednesday to rein in speculative investment in the housing market. “A comprehensive set of measures will be announced tomorrow after the government ruling-party talks,” Kim Tae-nyeon, a lawmaker of the […]