National Assembly ratifies South Korea-U.S. defense cost-sharing deal

National Assembly ratifies South Korea-U.S. defense cost-sharing deal

The National Assembly has ratified a deal with the U.S. on sharing defense costs. Under the agreement, approved Friday, Seoul will contribute roughly 915 million U.S. dollars this year to help cover the expense of stationing American troops on the peninsula. The new deal only covers 2019, and Seoul’s share is up 8-point-2 percent from the year before. Rival lawmakers

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Chalkidiki 4K: TOP 10 Beaches of Kassandra Peninsula, Greece | Παραλίες Χαλκιδικής

Chalkidiki 4K: TOP 10 Beaches of Kassandra Peninsula, Greece | Παραλίες Χαλκιδικής

emerald waters and powdery white sand. Exotic scenery. An authentic paradise A place where the lush green of the land spills into the blue of the sea. The exotic getaway that has lived in your imagination Chalkidiki, Kassandra peninsula Welcome to the paradise that is Chalkidiki. It will amaze you with its exotic views, invigorate your body… There is something

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N. Korea says it tested a ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher’

N. Korea says it tested a ‘super-large multiple rocket launcher’

North Korean media are touting the short-range missiles fired on Tuesday, but they have stopped short this time of calling them a success. Kim Ji-yeon tells us why. North Korea’s state media reported Wednesday… that the regime’s test launch the day before was of a “super-large multiple rocket launcher,” and that it was supervised by its leader Kim Jong-un. Unlike

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Hong Kong pro-democracy movements mark 100th day

Hong Kong pro-democracy movements mark 100th day

Hong Kong pro-democracy protests mark their one-hundredth day on this Tuesday. The widely-detested extradition bill that sparked the chaos in the first place has now been formally withdrawn,… but the longest protest in Hong Kong’s history still has plenty of wind in its sails. For more on this and other news around the world, let’s turn to our Kim Da-mi.

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Korean highways jammed amid Chuseok holiday exodus

Korean highways jammed amid Chuseok holiday exodus

for most people it’s a four day break from Thursday to Sunday Chuseok traditionally is when Korea celebrates the harvest these days it means tens of millions of people hit the road to visit relatives across the country in an exodus from the capital area the Korea expressway corporation projects around five point one seven million vehicles to be on

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Talks on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula gaining speed PART 4

Talks on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula gaining speed PART 4

But what we’re missing from the announcement is, as we’ve seen from Park Ji-won’s report, the regime’s invitation to EXPERTS from overseas. That differs from Pyongyang’s initial plan announced three weeks ago. Why so? How will the U.S. move to get the negotiations rolling? You’re right, the U.S. has been long stressing that detailed inspection and verification involving international experts

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#WashWeekPBS Extra: Discussing the intersection of politics and the environment

#WashWeekPBS Extra: Discussing the intersection of politics and the environment

ROBERT COSTA: Fires in the Amazon rainforest to the receding white ice of the Arctic. Climate change confronts global leaders. This is the Washington Week Extra. Hello. I’m Robert Costa. Tonight we discuss the increasingly urgent intersection of politics and the environment. It was a week of promises, acrimony, and environmental upheaval. G-7 countries pledged 20 million (dollars) to help

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U.S. Air Force flies two B1-B bombers near Korean peninsula in routine exercise

U.S. Air Force flies two B1-B bombers near Korean peninsula in routine exercise

The U.S. Air Force has revealed it flew two B-1B bombers near the Korean Peninsula on Thursday. The U.S. Pacific Air Forces say the bombers conducted sequenced bilateral missions with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets. The B-1Bs took off from Andersen Air Force Base on Guam, and flew south of Korea and west of Japan to integrate with Japanese

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