In World News
Jul 11th, 2012
The mystery woman pictured accompanying North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to a string of official engagements is a previously married pop star, who his father banned him from seeing 10 years ago, it has been revealed. Attractive Hyon Song-wol, who used to front the Bochonbo Electronic Music Band, enjoy...
In East Africa
Jun 18th, 2012
Nairobi – A notice on Korean Air’s website announcing the start of three, weekly non-stop flights from Korea to Kenya is causing anger among Kenyans on social media sites because of the description of Kenyans as indigenous people full of “primitive energy”. Muthui Kariuki, who...
Mar 27th, 2012
World leaders have called for closer co-operation to tackle the threat of nuclear terrorism at a summit on nuclear security in Seoul. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said nuclear terrorism remained a “grave threat”, while US President Barack Obama said action was key. Chinese Preside...
Oct 28th, 2010
South Korean police have detained the woman, from the southern port of Busan. She tested HIV-positive in February and has since had sex with 20 men she met online, Yonhap news agency said. It quoted investigators as saying her father had reported his daughter, who received up to 100,000 won (90 dolla...