North Korea fires 2nd projectile into the sea, South Korea says - @YonhapNews
(ATTN: UPDATES with firing of second projectile in first 5 paras)
SEOUL, May 20 (Yonhap) — North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the East Sea on Monday, marking the third straight day of launches, South Korea’s defense ministry said.
The first launch occurred between 11 a.m. and noon, while the second took place between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., the [...]
The United States on Wednesday insisted that it maintains a neutral stance on the sovereignty of the Diaoyu Islands, following a warning from the Chinese ambassador to the United States over the issue.
Patrick Ventrell, acting deputy spokesman at the US State Department, said the US does not take a position on the sovereignty of the islands.
Good luck Japan…
This gives the green light to either side who might now want to [...]
An investigation has been launched into a threatening letter found at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, police said Thursday.
The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency (SMPA) said the letter was delivered to the embassy in downtown Seoul on Monday that contained threats against American citizens in South Korea.
The letter, which was also written in Korean, said in English, “American citizens living on the territory of South Korea will be subject to the [...]
WASHINGTON, April 29 (Yonhap) — Top U.S. and Japanese defense officials agreed Monday to step up cooperation on two of the thorniest regional security issues — North Korea’s threats and China’s growing territorial assertiveness.
“The United States, like all of our allies in the region, as well as over 80 countries of the world, are very concerned about the situation on the Korean Peninsula,” U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said
SEOUL, April 28 (Yonhap) — North Korea is preparing to conduct a large-scale air, land combined forces exercise along its Yellow Sea coast, as it lets loose a steady barrage of verbal attacks against South Korea and the United States for conducting joint military drills.
SEOUL, April 14 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s young leader Kim Jong-un has not been seen in public over the past two weeks, setting off speculation that he might be tempted to tone down fiery threats of provocations, according to sources and an analyst on Sunday.
(LEAD) N. Korea has likely not moved mobile missile launchers: source
SEOUL, April 13 (Yonhap) — North Korea did not appear to move vehicles suspected to be mobile launchers for its medium-range missiles over the past two days, a government source said Saturday, in an indication that Pyongyang’s missile launch is not imminent.
According to intelligence sources, the North had moved two Musudan intermediate missiles, which had been concealed in a shed [...]
CORRECTED: Just in: “War is just a matter of time,” @clancycnn quotes latest reports on North Korea TV this AM. #dprk
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#DPRK CPRK claims in statement panic buying of food & foreigners scrambling to leave #ROK “as war could break out at any moment.”
North Korea warns it has ‘powerful striking means’ on standby
The Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland also said Thursday it has entered co-ordinates [...]
North Korea’s military announced Thursday that it would take a series of military actions against the United States.
In a statement, the North’s supreme military command said it is formally notifying the White House and the Pentagon that “reckless operations” involving cutting-edge nuclear weapons have been finally approved.
N. Korea threatens to pull out its workers from Kaesong park
North Korea recently declared war on South Korea, saying that the 60 year status-quo is now over and that a “state of war” exists on the Korean Peninsula.
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South Korea and U.S to conduct military drills in April
N. Korea’s sea food exports to China suspended
“SHENYANG, China, March 13 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s exports of cheap shellfish to China have been put on hold since early this week as the communist country ratcheted up its belligerent rhetoric and threatened war with South Korea and the United States, according to Chinese traders on Wednesday.
The Chinese traders in Hunchun said inbound shipments of North Korea shellfish have been suspended. Hunchun, [...]
SEOUL, March 12 (Yonhap) — South Korea, China and Japan will hold their first joint disaster-relief exercise in Seoul this week, a Seoul diplomat said Tuesday, despite sovereignty and historical spats that keep generating tension in Northeast Asia.
Though the Thursday exercise is not a full-fledged drill, it will be the first time that officials from the three nations discuss their joint response to a simulated disaster in the region, said [...]
In the face of growing threats from North Korea, the education ministry will distribute guidelines on how schools evacuate their students in emergency situations, officials said Wednesday.
The manual, which has been recently drawn up by the ministry and set to be distributed to the country’s elementary, middle and high schools, describes detailed action plans in case of emergencies such as sudden shelling attacks and air strikes.
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Brief excerpt; The paper said the general made clear at a speech given at a rally in Pyongyang that intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and other rockets capable of attacking pre-set targets have been armed with various types of atomic warheads.
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N. Korea threatens thermonuclear war as U.N. moves to impose sanctions
SEOUL, March 7 (Yonhap) — North Korea warned Thursday that a thermonuclear war can take place as the United Nations moves to impose tough sanctions against the communist country for conducting its third atomic weapons test last month.
The Rodong Sinmun, an organ of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), said in a commentary titled “independence is more important than [...]
North Korea could have U.S. within missile range, says South Korea
North Korea’s rocket launch this month showed it has likely developed technology, long suspected in the West, to fire a warhead more than 10,000 kilometers, South Korean military officials
SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Yonhap) — After examining a piece of the debris from a long-range rocket launched by North Korea, South Korean experts have concluded that the communist country in fact had tested [...]
Kyodo: #Japan Defense Minister issues “destroy order” to SDF for #DPRK rocket.
While this is going on :
N. Korea preparing fuel for rocket: source
North Korea is filling up a fuel tank at a missile launch site as it prepares to inject fuel into a long-range rocket that Pyongyang says would blast off as early as Monday, a senior military source in Seoul said Friday.
They gonna be ready to launch it on [...]
(ATTN: UPDATES in paras 9-11 with Chinese foreign ministry spokesman’s comments)
SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Yonhap) — North Korea will face way tougher sanctions than before if it presses ahead with a threatened rocket launch, a senior South Korean official said Sunday, as the communist nation has kept up preparations for a liftoff.
SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Yonhap) — Sales of Samsung Electronics Co.’s latest mobile gadget, the Galaxy Note 2, are likely to be more than two times its previous model, the Galaxy Note 1, a company official said Wednesday.
“Sales may grow more than two-fold (compared with the previous model),” Shin Jong-kyun, the head of Samsung’s IT and mobile unit, was quoted saying in media reports. The Galaxy Note 1, released in November, [...]
The United States is considering establishing a no fly zone over Syria to protect civilians from air strikes.
In a forum hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations Wednesday, White House Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan said the Obama administration is trying to evaluate the possible effects of a no fly zone over Syria.
SEOUL, July 30 (Yonhap) — A nuclear reactor at South Korea’s Younggwang Nuclear Power Plant automatically shut down Monday after its reactor protection system gave warning signals, plant operators said.
The Reactor-6 at the Younggwang plant, located some 330 kilometers southwest of Seoul, was shut down at 2:57 p.m., according to an official from the state-run Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd.
“An investigation is currently underway to confirm the exact [...]
Kyodo: South Korea’s president orders ‘close watch’ on North as announcement nears
NORTH KOREA MAKES KIM JONG UN OFFICIALLY SUPREME LEADER: YONHAP
DPRK SUPREME LEADER AWARDED TITLE OF MARSHAL OF DPRK :XINHUA
N. Korea’s army chief Ri Yong-ho relieved of all posts
SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Monday that its army chief Ri Yong-ho, known as a confidant of leader Kim Jong-un, has been removed from all his posts because of his “illness.”
“A meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party decided to relieve Ri Yong-ho of all his posts for his illness,” the North’s [...]
SEOUL, June 11 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s military warned Monday that it would “immediately punish the core forces of provocations” if provoked again by North Korea, as the North vowed to attack major South Korean media for insulting its top leader.
The South’s warning came after its Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) held an unscheduled readiness exercise earlier in the day to check out its defense posture involving its ballistic missile [...]
Taiwan monitors Chinese naval moves
Taiwan’s President Ma sees popularity plummet (somehow he was reelected in mid-January (election fraud?))
Experts forecast imminent provocations by Kim Jong-un
Report: N. Korea executing people on cannibalism charges
N. Korea Could be Preparing for Follow-up Rocket Launch
China Wants It All
China is insisting that international agreements do not apply in its dispute with the Philippines over Scarborough Shoal. Chinese warships entering the Filipino exclusive economic zone (anything within 380 kilometers [...]
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The commander of the U.S. Pacific Command says the U.S. may launch a surgical strike against missile bases and nuclear test sites in North Korea if it conducts a third nuclear test.
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It has failed
Video of projected path
US now says 90 seconds after launch larger than normal flash then that’s it
ABC News also has a ‘Breaking News’ Header saying it has failed:
edit: It has failed apparently:
Now CNN says “MAY have failed.”
breaking: apparently the launch has FAILED
N. Korean rocket failed to get outside Earth’s atmosphere, U.S. official says
Japanese Defense Minister: N. Korean rocket fell into sea about a minute after launch
Apparently South Korea is [...]
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