NBC forced to apologize to the Korean people for the ‘ignorance’ of its Asia Correspondent

NBC forced to apologize to the Korean people for the ‘ignorance’ of its Asia Correspondent

by WorldTribune Staff, February 11, 2018 NBC issued an apology after one of its Olympics correspondents infuriated Koreans by saying “every Korean” is thankful for Japan’s key contributions in the resurgence of South Korea as a nation. NBC Asia Correspondent Joshua Cooper Ramo made the comment during the Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9, setting off […]

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The USA and Israel suffered a nasty diplomatic slap when the 193 member UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to condemn the Trump Administration’s plan to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. But while the mainstream media and the usual chorus of critics presented this lopsided […]

Report: Asian economies on the move in 21st century

Report: Asian economies on the move in 21st century

by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2017 Asian economies will continue to advance in 2018 and in the coming decades will top Europe’s leaders and, eventually, the United States, a report said. The Center for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) in London predicts that China will overtake the U.S. as the world’s largest economy by 2032. […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

U.S., S. Korea, Japan stage drill to track N. Korean missiles

U.S., S. Korea, Japan stage drill to track N. Korean missiles

by WorldTribune Staff, December 11, 2017 The U.S., South Korea and Japan on Dec. 11 began joint exercises in waters near the Korean peninsula aimed at tracking missiles from North Korea, Seoul’s Defense Ministry said. “During the drill, Aegis warships from each country will simulate detecting and tracking down potential ballistic missiles from the North […]

Times have changed: A multilateral NATO-type alliance now makes more sense in Asia

Times have changed: A multilateral NATO-type alliance now makes more sense in Asia

Special to WorldTribune , December 6, 2017 By Miles Maochun Yu, Hoover Institution Last week marks the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of China. The historic mutual defense treaty, signed on Dec. 2, 1954 in Washington, provided an ironclad guarantee to […]

59 ‘ghost ships’ have washed up in Japan this year

59 ‘ghost ships’ have washed up in Japan this year

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2017 Japan’s coast guard reports dozens of rickety wooden boats, some with human skeletons on board, have washed up on Japan’s shores throughout this year. Analysts believe the “ghost ships” are most likely from North Korea. The “ghost ships” have been discovered in increasing numbers since North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un […]

Kim Jong-Un specified flight angle of latest missile launch, N. Korean state media said

Kim Jong-Un specified flight angle of latest missile launch, N. Korean state media said

by WorldTribune Staff, November 30, 2017 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un “meticulously guided” the test launch of a new model intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Nov. 29, North Korean state media reported. “The test-fire of the inter-continental ballistic rocket Hwasong-15 was successfully conducted on Nov. 29 under the guidance of Kim Jong-Un,” according to the Korean Central […]

U.S., South Korea set for exercise with focus on synching operations in the event of war

U.S., South Korea set for exercise with focus on synching operations in the event of war

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON — U.S. and South Korean warplanes will be crisscrossing the skies above and around South Korea early next month in the biggest show of allied force against the North so far. U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-In agreed on the need to stage the […]

On the road with Trump, press corps synchs up on erroneous reports

On the road with Trump, press corps synchs up on erroneous reports

by WorldTribune Staff, November 8, 2017 Oh, the stories they tell. On the morning of Nov. 6, the Mainstream Media on the road in Japan with U.S. President Donald Trump was slamming the president for what they said was a major faux paus in the way he fed goldfish. Trump dumped a box of food […]

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