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S. Korea Plans Underwater Test of Indigenous SLBM

S. Korea Plans Underwater Test of Indigenous SLBM

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is expected to carry out underwater tests of a home-grown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) this year, having concluded ground tests, a source said Wednesday. South Korea is developing an SLBM based on the home-grown ground-to-ground Hyunmoo-2B ballistic missile with a flight range of around 500 kilometers. It [...]

N. Korean Officials Seen Wearing Masks at Party Congress After Days of No-mask Sessions

N. Korean Officials Seen Wearing Masks at Party Congress After Days of No-mask Sessions

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korean officials participating in the ongoing party congress were seen wearing face masks in their latest meetings for the first time since its opening last week, raising questions over its standards on antivirus guidelines. Photos released by state media on Tuesday showed North Korean officials in blue face [...]

N. Korea Leaves Room for Inter-Korean Ties but Challenges Lay Ahead with ‘Conditions’

N. Korea Leaves Room for Inter-Korean Ties but Challenges Lay Ahead with ‘Conditions’

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s remarks on South Korea during a key party meeting appear to have passed the ball into Seoul’s court by attaching challenging conditions that portend cloudy prospects for any change in the currently chilled cross-border relations, experts said Saturday. During the fourth-day session at the [...]