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Trump Administration Mulling over New Measures to Deal with North Korea

Trump Administration Mulling over New Measures to Deal with North Korea

WASHINGTON, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The United States is looking at new “diplomatic, security and economic measures” to deal with the growing nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, the White House said Tuesday. “The United States in coordination with our allies is exploring a new range of diplomatic, security and economic measures in [...]

Rumors and Confusion Sweep East Asia During Tillerson’s Visit

Rumors and Confusion Sweep East Asia During Tillerson’s Visit

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – American Secretary of State Rex Tillerson returned to the U.S. yesterday after visiting Japan, South Korea and China. It was a much anticipated timely visit during a politically tumultuous period in East Asia: Growing concerns over North Korea’s ballistic missiles, China’s retaliation against South Korea over the deployment of a [...]

Kim Jong-un’s Folksy Ways and Friendly Body Language Attracting Attention

Kim Jong-un’s Folksy Ways and Friendly Body Language Attracting Attention

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, who is widely known for his infamously barbaric and brutal ways, is attracting attention after being seen showing unusually friendly body language and behavior around his subordinates through state-owned media. Pictures of Kim Jong-un emerged soon after North Korea’s successful test launch of ballistic [...]

S. Korea Plans to Study How to Use Drones for ‘Swarming Warfare’

S. Korea Plans to Study How to Use Drones for ‘Swarming Warfare’

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean Army plans to study ways to introduce “swarming warfare” in its tactical operations, which uses scores of drones equipped with high explosive bombs, a military official here said Sunday.  ”We’re planning to make a full-fledged research on applying military swarming, which is already in operational use in [...]

Applicants for Street Cleaning Work Turn Out in Droves as Job Market Plunges

Applicants for Street Cleaning Work Turn Out in Droves as Job Market Plunges

GUMI, SOUTH KOREA, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gumi City government saw more than two hundred people apply for a number of public area cleaning job openings after it began taking applicants. Of the 239 candidates, nearly one hundred had a university degree or more while 131 were high school graduates. A mere 14 people [...]