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[…]

Donald Trump officially wins Republican nomination

Donald Trump officially wins Republican nomination

Few would have thought it possible a few months ago,… but Donald Trump has been formally nominated the Republican Party’s candidate for the U.S. presidential election in November. For more on that, we go live to our correspondent Park Ji-won, who’s in Cleveland, Ohio, covering the G-O-P convention for us. Jiwon Hello Mark After a Read more about Donald Trump officially wins Republican nomination[…]

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[…]

Clinton leads Trump ahead of Republican convention: Poll

Clinton leads Trump ahead of Republican convention: Poll

Over in the U.S., Hillary Clinton has a five-point lead over her rival Donald Trump in a recent poll… heading into the national party conventions. Park Ji-won updates us on the race for the White House. Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton has a five-percentage-point lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump… ahead of the party Read more about Clinton leads Trump ahead of Republican convention: Poll[…]

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[…]

Golf: Tiger Woods withdraws from U.S. Open

Golf: Tiger Woods withdraws from U.S. Open

Now, for golf,… Tiger Woods has announced that he’s not playing in the U.S. Open next month, as he recovers from back surgery. He was cleared to lightly chip and putt over a week ago,… but announced on his website that he would forgo playing in competition to continue his rehab. It’s the third time Read more about Golf: Tiger Woods withdraws from U.S. Open[…]

President Park checks up on Korea′s Antarctic station while in Chile   박 대통령, 칠레

President Park checks up on Korea′s Antarctic station while in Chile 박 대통령, 칠레

President Park Geun-hye is now in Brazil, the fourth and final leg of her South America tour. Before departing Chile on Thursday, local time, she checked up on Korea′s Antarctic research station by speaking on the phone to its leader. Choi You-sun reports. Connecting to Ahn In-young, the head of Korea′s Antarctic King Sejong Station Read more about President Park checks up on Korea′s Antarctic station while in Chile 박 대통령, 칠레[…]