Unreported: Liberation Day in Seoul marked by massive demonstrations calling for president’s ouster

Unreported: Liberation Day in Seoul marked by massive demonstrations calling for president’s ouster

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2019. Updated August 17 A massive flag rally in Seoul on Aug. 15 to mark the 74th anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japan was mostly ignored by South Korea’s mainstream media while foreign media reported on a smaller demonstration dominated by anti-Japan sentiment, observers say. Protesters from conservative groups filled […]

Tokyo-Seoul fight closely tracked by China, Russia, North Korea

Tokyo-Seoul fight closely tracked by China, Russia, North Korea

FPI / August 15, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com As the trade-culture conflict between Seoul and Tokyo heats up, South Korea’s president has floated the controversial idea of a partnership with North Korea. The move by left-leaning President Moon Jae-In amid a sinking economy was cheered by the South’s official media but enraged the nation’s conservatives. The South […]

Korean War veterans broadcast international appeal: ‘South Korea is in danger’

Korean War veterans broadcast international appeal: ‘South Korea is in danger’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2019 “A flower of democracy in South Korea is about to fall,” warned a group of more than 850 retired South Korean military officials in an open letter. Their appeal was addressed to Korean War veterans in the United States and other nations who fought under the UN Command against […]

Report: Bolton to deliver U.S. warning to Seoul

Report: Bolton to deliver U.S. warning to Seoul

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2019 U.S. national security adviser John Bolton will advise South Korea this week against nullifying a military agreement with Japan, a report said. Bolton is expected to convey President Donald Trump’s message that canceling the accord “isn’t desirable” in terms of moving forward with the peace process on the Korean […]

Retired diplomats join retired military officers in declaring crisis in Seoul

Retired diplomats join retired military officers in declaring crisis in Seoul

by WorldTribune Staff, July 12, 2019 The liberal Moon Jae-In administration is driving South Korea “towards eventual destruction” via its “anti-Korean and anti-constitutional actions,” a group of retired diplomats and military officers warned. The group sees “their country being destroyed in every field – economy, political system, national security, diplomacy, etc.,” the East Asia Research […]

Seoul government’s allegiance to U.S.-Japan anti-communist alliance in doubt

Seoul government’s allegiance to U.S.-Japan anti-communist alliance in doubt

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2019 A partisan think tank that is in charge of the South Korean ruling party’s election strategy is set to sign a policy agreement with the Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), a report said. Yang Jung-Chul, director of the Institute for Democracy, will visit Beijing July […]

Retired Korean generals slam North’s missile test, demand overhaul of South’s security policies

Retired Korean generals slam North’s missile test, demand overhaul of South’s security policies

by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2019 With Kim Jong-Un observing, North Korea on May 4 launched a series of projectiles featuring a short-range ballistic missile and large-caliber multiple launch rocket systems from Hodo peninsula in the Wonsan area. A group of retired Korean military officials condemned the North’s latest missile test and, at the same […]

Activists sue U.S. for damages from Incheon landing that stopped North’s advance in Korean War

Activists sue U.S. for damages from Incheon landing that stopped North’s advance in Korean War

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2019 On March 15, the Incheon City Council angered conservative South Koreans by passing an ordinance that called for compensating families of natives of Wolmi Island who died or had to leave their hometowns due to bombing by U.S. and UN forces during the Incheon landing operation on September 15, […]

Reporter in Seoul accused of ‘treason’ for challenging government’s pro-Pyongyang statements

Reporter in Seoul accused of ‘treason’ for challenging government’s pro-Pyongyang statements

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk President Moon Jae-In almost accidentally stepped into a battle that did not have to happen with journalists for foreign news organizations. The ruckus was all about a Korean reporter for Bloomberg who wrote in September that Moon sounded like a spokesman for Kim Jong-Un by singing the praises of […]

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