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Health Feb 21South Korea becomes newest front in shifting virus outbreak
The multiplying caseload in South Korea showed the ease with which the illness can spread.
Health Feb 20South Korea reports 1st virus death
The death was the ninth confirmed from the virus outside mainland China. Other deaths have occurred in France, Hong Kong, Japan, the Philippines and Taiwan.
Arts Feb 19‘Parasite’ director says he’s happy that a story about wealth inequality found fans
Bong told reporters that the movie's story has not only "funny, comic" elements but also "bitter, painful natures" of the disparity between the haves and have-nots in modern society.
Health Feb 02Fears of new virus trigger anti-China sentiment worldwide
A scary new virus from China has spread around the world. So has rising anti-Chinese sentiment, calls for a full travel ban on Chinese visitors and indignities for Chinese and other Asians.
World Dec 08N. Korea conducts ‘important test’ at once-dismantled site
North Korea said Sunday that it carried out a “very important test” at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it at the start of denuclearization talks with the United States last year.
World Dec 05North Korea threatens to again call Trump a ‘dotard’
North Korea threatened Thursday to resume calling President Trump a “dotard” if he keeps using provocative language, such as referring to its leader as “rocket man.”…
World Nov 28North Korea fired two short range projectiles, Seoul reports
The recent North Korea activities could indicate it wants to show what would happen if Washington fails to meet a year-end deadline set by its leader, Kim Jong Un, for the U.S. to offer a new proposal in their stalemated…
World Oct 02North Korea fires missile days before resuming talks with U.S.
Japan lodged an immediate protest, saying the missile landed inside its exclusive economic zone.
World Sep 24Seoul says U.S.-North Korea talks will likely resume in coming weeks
U.S.-led diplomatic efforts aimed at ending the North Korean nuclear crisis have largely remained stalled since the second Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam in February.
World Sep 09North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with U.S.
The North's projectile launches and demand for new proposals were apparently aimed at pressuring the United States to make concessions when the North Korea-U.S. talks restart.