Tag: South Korea

 North Korea conducts firing drills near a disputed sea border with South Korea / 100 rounds landed south of the border during that drill, prompting South Korea to fire hundreds of rounds

Ju-min Park and James Pearson, Thomson Reuters April 29, 2014 08:45 More than 100 rounds landed south of the border during that drill, prompting South Korea to fire hundreds of rounds back into the North’s waters. North Korea conducted live fire drills on Tuesday in two areas near […]

Chinese jet in near miss with North Korean missile

Shenyang-bound flight missed shot by minutes, but could have been hit on rocket’s descent  UPDATED : Wednesday, 05 March, 2014, 11:13pm  Agencies in Seoul A China Southern Airlines airplane carrying 220 passengers passed through the trajectory of a North Korean rocket (seen on the news in Seoul above). […]

US lead in science and technology shrinking

– U.S. and Europe has decreased, respectively, from 37 percent to 30 percent and from 26 percent to 22 percent. Press Release 14-022  Emerging economies shifting global S&T landscape Indicators is a widely-used resource, reporting on R&D trends, the STEM workforce, and more. Credit and Larger Version February 6, […]

State media calls for ‘timely countermeasures’ against Japan over air zone “We are willing to engage in a protracted confrontation with Japan.”

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 30 November, 2013, 4:02am UPDATED : Saturday, 30 November, 2013, 5:56am Agence France-Presse in Beijing Japan and South Korea both said on Thursday that they had disregarded the air defence identification zone that Beijing declared last weekend, showing a united front after unarmed US B-52 […]

China scrambles military planes after US and Japan fly sorties into new zone

EEV: Read the Link to article at bottom – “japan-prime-target-chinas-new-air-zone-state-media” Tensions rise as US and Japan fly sorties and South Korea puts contested island in its own zone Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com PUBLISHED : Friday, 29 November, 2013, 10:26am UPDATED : Friday, 29 November, 2013, 11:49pm Chinese military aircraft were […]

South Korea caught in crossfire amid air defence zone row / China’s air defence zone overlaps with some 3,000 square kilometres of South Korea’s

UPDATED : Wednesday, 27 November, 2013, 3:13pm Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com China’s air defence zone aimed at Tokyo puts South Korea in an awkward position   South Korea is finding itself caught in the crossfire amid growing Sino-Japanese tensions after Beijing’s declaration of a new air defence zone (ADIZ) […]

Kimsuky And The Secret Menace

October 21, 2013: Internet security researchers recently announced they had identified a new group of hackers operating out of North Korea. Calling this group Kimsuky, it has been active for about six months and has targeted universities, shipping companies and groups encouraging Korean unification. What made Kimsuky stand […]

North Korean army placed on high alert

USS George Washington Photo: EPA The North Korean army is placed on alert to be ready to begin combat actions at any time in response to the US-South Korean manoeuvres that begin in the Sea of Japan on Tuesday, North Korea’s central news agency reports. 0The Korean People’s […]

Report: N. Korea Deploys New Guns Along Border

Jun. 30, 2013 – 12:37PM   | By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE   | SEOUL — North Korea has deployed new rocket launchers along its border capable of hitting targets beyond Seoul, a report said Sunday. Artillery units from the North were spotted replacing older multiple rocket stations with an upgraded version […]

N. Korea fires 4th short-range missile in 2 days – Seoul

 Published time: May 19, 2013 09:01   Edited time: May 19, 2013 11:36                                                                              North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) (Reuters / KCNA) North Korea has fired a short-range missile into the Sea of Japan, a Seoul military official said, one day after firing three short-range guided missiles. Meanwhile, South […]

N.Korea deploys more missiles on east coast

Photo: EPA North Korea has moved two mobile SCUD missile launchers to the country’s eastern coast, in addition to seven missile complexes it deployed there early this month, South Korean military officials said on Saturday.  Right now there are nearly a dozen ballistic missiles there, including the Musudan […]

North Korea on Wednesday barred a delegation of South Korean businessmen from delivering food and supplies to 200 of their staff inside the closed Kaesong joint industrial zone.

N. Korea bars South delegation from joint zone South Korean trucks arrive from North Korea’s Kaesong Industrial Complex. AFP Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 SEOUL – North Korea on Wednesday barred a delegation of South Korean businessmen from delivering food and supplies to 200 of their staff inside the […]

N. Korea issues ‘ultimatum’ to the South, warns of ‘immediate retaliation’ – reports

  Published time: April 15, 2013 18:44    Edited time: April 15, 2013 20:28                                                                             AFP Photo / Files / KCNA VIA KNS North Korea’s military supreme command has issued an ultimatum to South Korea demanding apologies for “all the major and minor hostile actions.” It has also threatened an […]

N. Korean missile launchpad moved into firing position – report

Published time: April 11, 2013 01:38   Edited time: April 11, 2013 03:45                                                                             AFP Photo / Ed Jones A North Korean missile launcher has moved into the firing position with rockets facing skyward, Kyodo reports, citing a Japan defense official. The Japanese government is on high alert, citing […]

North Korea ready for cyberwar

Posted By Josh Peterson On 1:10 PM  04/05/2013 In Tech Despite the popular impression that North Korea is technologically inept, the regime boasts a significant and effective cyber arsenal, in addition to what is currently known about its nuclear arsenal. Not only has the country been able to […]

Australia prepares withdrawal from South Korea

Written by  Anne Anderson There is no indication as yet, that the New Zealand government will replicate Australia’s moves to ensure the safety of its people in South Korea. Australia’s ‘Herald Sun’ says Defence officials are working on plans to evacuate thousands of Australians from South Korea as […]

Military buildup in China near North Korean border continues as tanks, armored vehicles spotted / Troop buildup may be a signal to Pyongyang that China will abide by its defense commitment to North Korea

Risky Business Chinese Internet photo of a truck carrying a tank en route to an area near North Korea BY: Bill Gertz  April 3, 2013 4:59 am China continued moving tanks and armored vehicles and flying flights near North Korea this week as part of a military buildup […]

NKorea delays SKorea entry to Kaesong industrial park – May Carry out Shutdown

Update: https://engineeringevil.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=11007&action=edit&message=1 03   Apr   2013 SEOUL (AFP) North Korea on Wednesday delayed the entry of South Koreans to a joint industrial complex in a rare move amid high tensions on the Korean peninsula, the South’s Unification Ministry said. “North Korea has not yet given us the daily permission for […]