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N. Korea conducts 'another crucial test'

N. Korea conducts 'another crucial test'

North Korea said Saturday it has successfully carried out "another crucial test" at its satellite launch site in a possible sign of further provocations unless its year-end deadline is met. North Korea has pressed the U.S. to come up with a new proposal by the year's end, warning that otherwise, it could give up on negotiations with the U.S. and take a "new way."

[EXCLUSIVE] S. Korea to propose establishing joint funds for wartime laborers

[EXCLUSIVE] S. Korea to propose establishing joint funds for wartime laborers

According to the bills, copies of which were obtained by The Korea Times, Friday, Moon has notified Japanese politicians as Seoul and Tokyo agreed to initiate an “exit-strategy” in resolving bilateral friction that has continued since July after Japan's decision to impose export curbs on industrial materials crucial to South Korean manufacturing industries at the coming summit between the leaders of the two countries. But the bills are expected to face opposition from civic groups as they don't mandate legal responsibilities for the Japanese government over its past wrongdoings against South Koreans during World War II.

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LG honorary chairman dies at age 94

LG honorary chairman dies at age 94

LG Group Honorary Chairman Koo Cha-kyung died Saturday at age 94, the company said.

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A grain of salt: How China tarnished Korea's 'white gold'

A grain of salt: How China tarnished Korea's 'white gold'

Nowadays, the vilification of salt is quite common. It is blamed for a host of evils including high blood pressure, heart disease and strokes but, ironically, in the past it was used to combat evil and for good health. During the Joseon period, salt was used to ward off malevolent spirits that terrorized the lives of the superstitious.

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[VIEW] Pyongyang trapped in illusion of 'North Korean superiority'

[VIEW] Pyongyang trapped in illusion of 'North Korean superiority'

Unlike the reconciliatory and cooperative inter-Korean mood last year, 2019 was the year that North Korea continued its aggressive action toward the South. In 2019, Pyongyang clearly condemned South Korea's role as a mediator and facilitator through Kim Jong-un's speech at the 14th Supreme People's Assembly on April 12. This attitude remained even after the ROK-DPRK-U.S. Summit at Panmunjeom on June 30.

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PyeongChang invites tourists to trout and snow festivals

PyeongChang invites tourists to trout and snow festivals

The county government of PyeongChang, about 180 kilometers east of Seoul, said Friday it is putting the finishing touches on the 13th PyeongChang Trout Festival and the 28th Daegwallyeong Snow Festival.

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