South Korean fined for calling Moon Jae-In North Korean on Wikipedia

Sep 01, 2017 - 7:48 PM

The 53 year old man surnamed Yang is fined 4 million won around 3 500 for the alteration as well as to a similar alteration on the page of Seongnam city mayor Lee Je Myung

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Aug 19, 2017 - 3:37 PM

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North Korea media grade South's Moon a 'fail'

Aug 18, 2017 - 2:37 PM

The Rodong Sinmun the official mouthpiece of the ruling Workers Party says the performance sheet for Moon Jae In s 100 days is poor and very disappointing

MOON JAE-IN. South Korea's President Moon Jae-In talks over the telephone with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 11, 2017. File photo by Yonhap/AFP

First eclipse in 99 years to sweep North America

Aug 18, 2017 - 9:58 AM

The last time an eclipse crossed from the Pacific to the Atlantic Ocean was on June 8 1918 when a total eclipse was visible from Washington to Florida

South Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

Aug 17, 2017 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED I will prevent war at all cost says President Moon Jae In So I want all South Koreans to believe with confidence that there will be no war

South Korea's President Moon Jae-In delivers a speech during celebrations marking the 72th anniversary of Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule in 1945, in Seoul on August 15, 2017. Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool/AFP

North Korea leader holds off on Guam missile plan

Aug 15, 2017 - 8:55 AM

UPDATED Some analysts suggest Kim Jong Un s comments opens a possible path to de escalating a growing crisis fueled by a bellicose war of words between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership

ELATED. This file photo taken on July 4, 2017 shows people walking past a television screen at a railway station in Seoul, showing a broadcast of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) celebrating his country's test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Jung Yeon-je/AFP

South Korea's Moon urges calm on North Korea, says war unthinkable

Aug 14, 2017 - 5:06 PM

We cannot have a war on the Korean peninsula ever again says South Korean President Moon Jae In

NO TO WAR. In this file photo, South Korea's President Moon Jae-In speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Putin warns against 'losing cool' on North Korea

Jul 07, 2017 - 11:44 PM

The North Korea nuclear problem is very serious But here one must not lose his cool but rather act in a pragmatic and delicate manner says Putin during a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae In

PUTIN. Russia's President Vladimir Putin is pictured at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7.  Photo by Kay Nietfeld / AFP

The Butcher in the Palace, and Other Fabrications

Jul 03, 2017 - 5:00 PM

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U.S. returns looted royal seals to South Korea

Jul 01, 2017 - 4:16 PM

This marks the 3rd time that Washington has returned South Korean treasures

ROYAL SEALS. This picture taken on June 30, 2017 and released by South Korea's Cultural Heritage Administration via Yonhap shows Kim Yeon-Soo (L), director of the National Palace Museum of Korea, and South Korean lawmaker An Min-Suk (C) posing with Thomas Homan (R), acting director of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, during a handover ceremony of two ancient Korean royal seals at South Korea's Embassy in Washington. Photo by Yonhap/AFP

Trump declares 'patience is over' with North Korea

Jul 01, 2017 - 9:53 AM

The United States calls on other regional powers and all responsible nations to join us in implementing sanctions and demanding that the North Korean regime choose a better path says US President Donald Trump

Trump, South Korean president hold post-dinner talks on North Korea policy

Jun 30, 2017 - 10:44 AM

South Korean President Moon Jae In lobbies US leaders to back his policy of engagement with North Korea as the Trump administration vows to increase pressure on Pyongyang over its nuclear program

HOSTS. US President Donald Trump speaks as First Lady Melania Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in look on before dinner at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 29, 2017. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

South Korea's Moon heads to U.S. as North threat grows

Jun 26, 2017 - 1:32 PM

Analysts say Moon and Trump s first encounter is likely to be low on drama with the two getting a sense of each other rather than displaying jarring differences

In this file photo, South Korea's President Moon Jae-In waves from a car as his convoy makes its way from the National Assembly to the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017. Yonhap/AFP

South Korean leader blames North for Warmbier death

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:35 PM

We cannot know for sure that North Korea killed Mr Warmbier but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death South Korean President Moon Jae In says

WARMBIER. This picture taken and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 16, 2016 shows the trial of US student Otto Frederick Warmbier, who was arrested for committing hostile acts against North Korea, at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang. AFP PHOTO / KCNA

South Korea to scrap all plans to build new nuclear reactors

Jun 19, 2017 - 12:05 PM

President Moon Jae In campaigned on promises to phase out atomic energy and embrace what he says are safer and more environmentally friendly power sources including solar and wind power

NUCLEAR POWER. This photo taken on February 5, 2013 shows South Korea's nuclear power reactor under construction in Gori near the southern port of Busan. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/File

UN veteran is South Korea's first female foreign minister

Jun 18, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Kang Kyung Wha s appointment comes less than two weeks before Moon s first trip to the US for a summit with President Donald Trump as fears grow over Pyongyang s weapons program

NEW TOP DIPLOMAT. In this file photo, Kang Kyung-hwa, then-Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs journalists on her recent trip to South Sudan and Ethiopia, December 4, 2014. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Trump on 'wrong side of history' over climate – ex-UN chief

Jun 14, 2017 - 6:38 PM

Climate change is like a fever that must be fought Ban Ki Moon tells a conference in Madrid saying he was deeply concerned about the US withdrawal I think President Trump is standing on the wrong side of history

BAN KI-MOON. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon addresses a press conference on April 26, 2016 in Vienna, Austria. File photo by Dieter Nagl/AFP

Trump to host South Korea's Moon for North Korea talks

Jun 14, 2017 - 12:00 AM

A White House statement says the two leaders will meet June 29 30 to discuss ways of building on what America frequently calls its ironclad alliance with South Korea

MOON JAE-IN. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017. AFP PHOTO / POOL / JUNG YEON-JE

South Korea's Moon urges lawmakers to approve $10-B stimulus plan

Jun 12, 2017 - 4:03 PM

President Moon Jae In proposes a 11 2 trillion won 10 billion extra budget aimed at tackling unemployment and strengthening welfare provisions in Asia s fourth largest economy

BUSTLING CAPITAL. This photo taken on November 15, 2016 shows a general view of the western Seoul city skyline and Han river, as seen from the landmark 63 tower. Ed Jones/AFP

South Korea to freeze new THAAD deployment pending probe

Jun 07, 2017 - 3:10 PM

UPDATED The deployment freeze comes two days after Moon ordered a proper probe into the potential environmental impact of the missile batteries in a bid to win greater public support for the project

In this file phto, a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched from a THAAD battery located on Wake Island during a test November 1, 2015. Photo courtesy Missile Defense Agence / US Department of Defense

Nintendo announces new Pokemon-related titles for Switch, 3DS

Jun 06, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Nintendo brings Pokken Tournament DX to the Switch while the 3DS gets Ultra versions of Pokemon Sun and Moon as well as virtual console releases of Pokemon Gold and Silver

POKKEN TOURNAMENT DX. The deluxe version of Pokken Tournament is coming to the Switch! Screen shot from YouTube livestream.

South Korea military 'hid missile launchers from president'

May 31, 2017 - 1:09 PM

Documents submitted to Moon Jae In shortly after he came to office this month were redacted to remove mention of 4 new rocket launchers for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense THAAD system

MISINFORMED? South Korean President Moon Jae-In speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je/Pool/AFP

Seoul approves civilian contact with North Korea

May 26, 2017 - 12:04 PM

The Unification Ministry gives the green light to a request by the Korean Sharing Movement

China's Xi calls for South Korea ties to get back on track

May 19, 2017 - 1:43 PM

We re willing to work with South Korea to preserve the hard won results properly handle disputes put China South Korea relations back onto a normal track says Chinese President Xi Jinping

CHINA'S MOST POWERUL. Chinese President Xi Jinping in Belgrade on June 18, 2016. Oliver Bunic/AFP

South Korea's Moon to reopen probe into Gwangju massacre

May 18, 2017 - 3:55 PM

President Moon Jae In turns emotional at the ceremony to remember the victims of the 1980 massacre in Gwangju

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (C) burns incense during the annual Democratic uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery, in the southwestern city of Gwangju on May 2017, as the government holds an annual ceremony to mark the 37th anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising.  Moon commemorated the anniversary of the 1980 pro-democracy uprising in the city of Gwangju where hundreds of protestors were killed by the military. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Kim Min-Hee

South Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

May 17, 2017 - 5:34 PM

We are living in the reality where there is a high possibility of military clashes along the disputed sea border off the Koreas west coast or along the heavily fortified land frontier that divides them President Moon Jae In says

CLASHES. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In talks over the telephone with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 11, 2017. Photo by Yonhap/AFP

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

May 14, 2017 - 10:15 AM

6th UPDATE New South Korean President Moon Jae In also condemns the test as a reckless provocation that poses a grave challenge to the international community

New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

May 11, 2017 - 2:59 PM

President Moon Jae In begins shaping his approach to the nuclear armed North

CALLING MR XI. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In talks over the telephone with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 11, 2017. Yonhap/AFP

Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on North Korea

May 10, 2017 - 11:35 PM

South Korea s new President Moon Jae In and US President Donald Trump speaks on the phone for the first time since Moon s inauguration

NEW LEADER. South Korea's President Moon Jae-In waves from a car as his convoy makes its way from the National Assembly to the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10, 2017. Yonhap/AFP

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May 10, 2017 - 8:25 PM

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South Korea's Moon Jae-In sworn in, says willing to go to North

May 10, 2017 - 9:57 AM

UPDATED Moon Jae In promises unity after final results from the National Election Commission NEC showed he took 41 1 of the vote – some 13 4 million ballots

MR. PRESIDENT. South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-In stands on a stage to greet supporters after exit polls suggested a landslide victory, in the central Gwanghwamun district of Seoul on May 10, 2017. Ed Jones/AFP

Landslide win for Moon Jae-In in South Korea election

May 09, 2017 - 7:23 PM

UPDATED Moon of the Democratic Party has 41 4 support according to the joint survey by 3 television stations

ELECTION DAY. South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-In (L) of the Democratic Party and his wife Kim Jeong-Sook (R) pose after casting their ballots at a polling station in Seoul on May 9, 2017. Photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

South Koreans vote in historic election

May 09, 2017 - 6:53 AM

UPDATED South Koreans head to the polls to choose a new president to replace impeached Park Geun Hye

MAKING HIS CHOICE. A South Korean man casts his vote in the presidential election at a polling station in Seoul on May 9, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

South Korea candidates in final push as North assails conservatives

May 08, 2017 - 4:06 PM

The campaign has focused largely on jobs and the economy with North Korea less prominent despite high diplomatic tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile ambitions

TOP BETS. A file photo taken on April 28, 2017 shows (L-R) South Korean presidential candidates Moon Jae-In (Democratic Party of Korea), Sim Sang-Jung (Justice Party), Yoo Seung-Min (Bareun Party), Ahn Cheol-Soo (People's Party), and Hong Joon-Pyo (Liberty Korea Party) pose for a photo before a televised debate in Seoul. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Waxing Moon set for South Korea presidency

May 05, 2017 - 2:40 PM

Left leaning Moon Jae In of the Democratic Party has held what appears to be an unassailable lead in opinion polls for months

CLEAN IMAGE? A victory for Moon Jae-In will cap a political career that began with student activism in the days of military rule, when he was convicted of taking part in illegal protests. Moon Jae-in file photo from Voice of America/Wikipedia

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life – NASA

Apr 14, 2017 - 7:29 AM

The moon is now high on the list in the solar system for showing habitable conditions scientists say

ENCELADUS. A photo from October 14, 2015 taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the north pole of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. Photo from NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

France, Japan aim to land probe on Mars moon

Apr 13, 2017 - 10:14 PM

Phobos – closer to its planet than any other moon in the solar system – is approaching Mars by about 2 meters every century

MAR'S SATELITTE. Slightly egg-shaped, Phobos is 27 kilometers in diameter from end-to-end. Image from Wikimedia

Di 'Moon Cake Story', BCL tampil nyaris tanpa make-up

Mar 21, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Di film ini BCL berperan sebagai Asih perempuan sederhana yang bekerja serabutan

Akting BCL di film 'Moon Cake Story' garapan sutradara Garin Nugroho. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Moon Cake Story.

'Moon Cake Story': Tragedi kemanusiaan yang merepresentasikan cinta

Mar 21, 2017 - 10:27 AM

Film garapan sutradara Garin Nugroho ini siap tayang Kamis 23 Maret

Morgan Oey dan Bunga Citra Lestari beradu akting di film 'Moon Cake Story' yang siap rilis Kamis, 24 Maret. Foto dari screen capture akun YouTube Moon Cake Story.

South Korea's Moon vows 'new history' after impeachment

Mar 12, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Moon Jae In: If the power of candlelight has brought us this far we now have to work together for a complete victory

South Korean demonstrators carry a mock prison containing a board-cut of Park Geun-Hye during a candlelit rally demanding arrest of Park Geun-Hye in Seoul on March 11, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Under Trump, the Moon regains interest as possible destination

Mar 12, 2017 - 2:26 PM

Private sector companies in particular are energized by the prospect of future space exploration missions beyond low Earth orbit where the International Space Station circles the Earth

The moon rises over the White House in Washington on November 13, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP

SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018

Feb 28, 2017 - 7:04 AM

This would be the furthest humans have ever traveled to deep space

In this file photo, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. Hector Guerrero/AFP

Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon abandons South Korea presidency bid

Feb 01, 2017 - 2:46 PM

3rd UPDATE Ban the former UN Secretary General returned to South Korea last month and was widely expected to run in elections due this year but his putative candidacy ran into a series of stumbles

NOT SEEKING PRESIDENCY. In this file photo, former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon (C) waves as he arrives at the Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on January 12, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je

'Across the Crescent Moon' review: Never-ending pain and drama

Jan 29, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The movie doesn t even bother to be entertaining

LOOK: Bato dela Rosa attends 'Across the Crescent Moon' premiere

Jan 20, 2017 - 9:32 PM

The PNP chief graces the premiere of the movie about a Special Action Force cop amid calls for him to resign over the discovery that cops murdered a kidnapped Korean businessman right inside Camp Crame

PDG Ronald Dela Rosa attends the premiere of the movie 'Across the Crescent Moon at the Uptown Cinemas in Taguig City on January 20, 2017.

Matteo Guidicelli: 'Not awkward' shooting film with ex-girlfriend

Jan 17, 2017 - 11:14 PM

Matteo stars in the upcoming movie Across The Crescent Moon with newcomer Alex Godinez who was his former girlfriend

Ban Ki-moon returns to South Korea after hinting at presidency run

Jan 12, 2017 - 6:36 PM

Speaking before a crowd of hundreds at Incheon International Airport Ban says he was prepared to meet with the public this week before making a selfless decision

BAN KI-MOON. Former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon (C) waves as he arrives at the Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on January 12, 2017. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je / AFP

Budget guide: 6 things to do in Yunnan, China

Jan 08, 2017 - 8:15 PM

Looking to explore China outside of Shanghai Nanjing and Beijing? Here are the beautiful history rich attractions you can see in Yunnan

YUNNAN. There are many things to see and do in and around Yunnan. The Stone Forest, pictured above, is just a bus ride away. All photos by Joshua Berida

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