South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired spokesman Yoon Chang-jung Friday for an “unsavory” act. Yoon is believed to have sexually assaulted a 21-year-old intern earlier this week, during the President’s high-profile trip to the United States. A community website for Korean women living in the US, Missy USA, first reported the case and a screen capture of its disclosure [ko]...
BEIJING (AP) — A planned visit by Sudan’s president to China, which was criticized by rights groups because he is wanted on international war crimes charges, was delayed Monday, though officials gave no reason. President Omar al-Bashir was to have arrived in Beijing just after dawn Monday, but by the middle of the afternoon his...
Following a bumbling mistake on Wednesday, India has today withdrawn its ‘most wanted’ list of fugitives who are believed to be hiding in Pakistan. This comes after at least two of those claimed to be in Pakistan were located in the Indian city of Mumbai. Wahzul Kamar Khan was found to be living at the...
Ambassadors are not only tasked with meeting the administration and diplomatic officials where they are posted, but also opposition figures. US Ambassador Kathleen Stephens did her duty on March 10 but her meeting with Sohn Hak-kyu, the chairman of South Korea’s main opposition Democratic Party, does not appear to have been a pleasant experience. Unlike the relationship between “good...
South Korea’s spy agency has made headlines today as its agents allegedly broke into an Indonesian presidential delegation member’s hotel room last week in Seoul in an attempt to steal classified information on Indonesia’s planned arms trade with South Korea. The intelligence agency, however, denied the allegation. Korean media and net users harshly criticized it...
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