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S. Korea Completes Land Provision Process for THAAD Deployment

S. Korea Completes Land Provision Process for THAAD Deployment

SEOUL, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has completed the process to provide a site for the deployment of the advanced U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, the foreign ministry said Thursday. Since the official announcement of a decision to install a THAAD battery in South Korea, Seoul and Washington have been negotiating [...]

Pollutants in U.S. Base Groundwater Exceed Permissible Level: Gov’t Report

Pollutants in U.S. Base Groundwater Exceed Permissible Level: Gov’t Report

SEOUL, Apr. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A contaminant detected in groundwater beneath a U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) garrison in Seoul was above the permissible level, a government report showed Tuesday. The U.S. Army base in Yongsan, central Seoul, has long been suspected as the source of oil that has contaminated the nearby water and land. [...]