German Chancellor calls for protection of freedom, human dignity, democracy on 30th anniversary

German Chancellor calls for protection of freedom, human dignity, democracy on 30th anniversary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for the protection of freedom democracy human dignity and the rule of law on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall speaking at the Chapel of reconciliation where the Berlin Wall once stood Merkel said history teaches the wall that no war that causes divisions or Read more about German Chancellor calls for protection of freedom, human dignity, democracy on 30th anniversary[…]

China celebrates 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule with military parade in Beijing

China celebrates 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule with military parade in Beijing

Today, October 1st, marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of China’s Communist Party and Beijing is celebrating with fireworks and more importantly its biggest military parade yet. But it seems to be just Beijing that is celebrating,…as Hong Kong protesters are still crying for greater democracy and freedom. Our Kim Da-mi with the details. Read more about China celebrates 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule with military parade in Beijing[…]

Pres. Moon says fake news, inaccurate information damage freedom of speech

Pres. Moon says fake news, inaccurate information damage freedom of speech

South Korean president mu Jin says fair and balanced reporting is being prevented by so-called fake news and misleading information president moon was speaking at the blue house earlier today with Christophe deloix secretary-general of Reporters Without Borders he said he believes freedom of speech is the foundation of democracy but he added that such Read more about Pres. Moon says fake news, inaccurate information damage freedom of speech[…]

Joshua Wong urges inclusion of guarantees for Hong Kong rights in U.S.-China trade talks

Joshua Wong urges inclusion of guarantees for Hong Kong rights in U.S.-China trade talks

a prominent Hong Kong activist reached out to seek America’s support as demonstrations have been ongoing for 14 weeks and the biggest challenge to China’s rule since the city’s handover from Britain in 1997 a few hours after arriving in New York Joshua Wong called on US politicians to pass a bill expressing support for Read more about Joshua Wong urges inclusion of guarantees for Hong Kong rights in U.S.-China trade talks[…]

N. Korea’s missile technology threatens U.S. bases in S. Korea, Japan: NYT

N. Korea’s missile technology threatens U.S. bases in S. Korea, Japan: NYT

While U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly dismissed North Korea’s series of missiles in recent months as being short-range and “very standard”,… reports indicate advancements in North Korea’s arsenal. For more on this Lee Seung-jae reports. Since May,… North Korea has fired off at least 18 missiles. However, despite the repeated missile launches,… President Trump Read more about N. Korea’s missile technology threatens U.S. bases in S. Korea, Japan: NYT[…]

Fake news crackdown measures generate debate over freedom of expression

Fake news crackdown measures generate debate over freedom of expression

fake news has become a part of our daily vocabulary partly to blame our social media platforms as they enable fastest amination of news or content that carry outright false information or subtle shadings of the truth whose young shet slide on the raging debate here in Korea on whether regulating such content would encroach Read more about Fake news crackdown measures generate debate over freedom of expression[…]

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit

UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit

the United Kingdom will end European Union freedom of movement rules immediately after it leaves to block on October 31st the Prime Minister spokesperson said on Monday that the government instead plans tougher criminality rules for people entering the country as part of the new hard-line stance around 3.6 million EU citizens in the UK Read more about UK plans to end EU freedom of movement immediately in no-deal Brexit[…]

Democratic Party opens photo exhibition showcasing Japan’s wartime atrocities

Democratic Party opens photo exhibition showcasing Japan’s wartime atrocities

A special photo exhibition opened at parliament today. Evidence of Japan’s wartime atrocities were displayed, to remind Tokyo to stop denying the past. Kim Mok-yeon takes us there. The ruling Democratic Party’s Special Committee on the Japanese Economic Aggression opened a photo exhibition on Wednesday… depicting Japan’s past wartime atrocities. Japan denies it, but South Read more about Democratic Party opens photo exhibition showcasing Japan’s wartime atrocities[…]

Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks: White House

Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks: White House

The White House says President Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases. Monday’s comments by spokeswoman Sarah Sanders came days after a shooting at a school in Florida killed 17 people. She said the president and Republican Senator John Cornyn spoke on Friday about a bipartisan bill designed to strengthen the Read more about Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks: White House[…]

Capital expecting heavy downpours tonight _ 073119

Capital expecting heavy downpours tonight _ 073119

The capital had a gloomy day today with onand off showers while the southern regions were under baking hot weather. For more details, let's turn to our MichellePark at the weather center, Michelle? The rain has stopped apart from a few drizzlesat the moment in the capital,… however it's expected to turn heavy as we Read more about Capital expecting heavy downpours tonight _ 073119[…]