Media reports on South Korea’s virus response said to mask real story

Media reports on South Korea’s virus response said to mask real story

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2020 In January, South Korea reportedly sent millions of masks to China amid the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Shortly after the Chinese government quarantined the entire city of Wuhan on Jan. 23, South Korea quickly provided China over 6 million masks, in addition to at least 42,000 protective suits, other supplies, […]

Report: Chinese on social media supported embattled Seoul leader

Report: Chinese on social media supported embattled Seoul leader

FPI / March 9, 2020 Chinese nationals in South Korea, have been exposed using social media in an effort to thwart a massive petition drive to impeach South Korean President Moon Jae-In, a report said. Amid massive criticism of Moon’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea, a Blue House petition which called for […]

Over 1 million South Koreans sign petition to impeach their president over handling of virus

Over 1 million South Koreans sign petition to impeach their president over handling of virus

by WorldTribune Staff, February 27, 2020 Earlier this month, after refusing to restrict entry of Chinese travelers, South Korean President Moon Jae-In predicted that the coronavirus outbreak in the country would “disappear before long.” With less than 30 reported cases on Feb. 13, South Koreans were assured by Moon’s liberal government that it was OK […]

Protesters in Seoul brave freezing cold, virus: ‘Our government is about to turn communist’

Protesters in Seoul brave freezing cold, virus: ‘Our government is about to turn communist’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2020 A driving snowstorm and the continued threat of the Wuhan coronavirus could not stop thousands of South Koreans from taking to the streets in Seoul to protest the liberal policies of President Moon Jae-In, who they say is subordinating the country to communism under China and North Korea. The […]

Beijing, Seoul battle political fallout from virus crisis

Beijing, Seoul battle political fallout from virus crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, February 2, 2020 China’s communist party regime is facing perhaps its biggest crisis yet in the coronavirus outbreak, reports say. The death toll could be much higher than reported according to a report by Hong Kong-based news outlet Initium Media, which alleged the Chinese Communist government is secretly cremating victims of the […]

‘President is a spy’: Revolt in South Korea widens as government consolidates power

‘President is a spy’: Revolt in South Korea widens as government consolidates power

by WorldTribune Staff, January 8, 2020 As critics continue to protest what they say is a threat to the rule of law and national sovereignty by the leftist South Korean government, citizens have even resorted to calling an emergency espionage hotline to report President Moon Jae-In as a spy, a report said. The man “was […]

Seoul rocked by revolt over ruling party’s apparent power grab

Seoul rocked by revolt over ruling party’s apparent power grab

by WorldTribune Staff, December 17, 2019 South Korea’s National Assembly on Monday canceled a vote on fast-tracked legislation being pushed by leftist President Moon Jae-In after a massive protest by opposition lawmakers and their supporters in the streets outside the parliament. “I will not open a plenary session today because it won’t be possible to […]

Hunger strikes in Seoul over alleged ‘judicial reform’ power-grab by government

Hunger strikes in Seoul over alleged ‘judicial reform’ power-grab by government

by WorldTribune Staff, December 1, 2019 Several South Koreans are going on hunger strikes in front of the presidential Blue House in Seoul to protest what they say is the Moon Jae-In government’s undermining of separation of powers under the guise of “judicial reform.” Tara O, Director at East Asia Research Center, authored a report […]

North Korea’s ‘Gat-Geun Tactic’ aims to destroy South Korea-U.S.-Japan trilateral relations

North Korea’s ‘Gat-Geun Tactic’ aims to destroy South Korea-U.S.-Japan trilateral relations

FPI / November 21, 2019 By Tara O, East Asia Research Center Gat is a hat Korean men used to wear during the Chosun Dynasty. It has a large brim with two strings that go around the sides of the face to tie in the middle to secure the hat in its place. According to […]