S. Korea, U.S. deploy B-52 strategic bomber over Korean Peninsula

Our top story: Seoul’s heightened defense posture following North Korea’s fourth nuclear test. The U.S. sent a B-52 strategic bomber over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday,… to show it’s ready for any additional provocations from the reclusive regime. Defense ministry correspondent Kim Hyun-bin starts us off. Military officials from the U.S. and South Korea said in a statement… the deployment

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Cold snap grips the peninsula 전국적으로 한파

Brutal cold is blasting the whole nation, cold wave watch is in place for the entire peninsula… and winds brought down the the sensory temperatures to 5 to 6 degrees lower than actual numbers…dropping to below and near minus 10 this morning for the most parts so be sure to dress extra extra warmlly… it′s freezing cold outside. But when

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Pres. Park vows to make efforts to realize peace on Korean peninsula

Pres. Park vows to make efforts to realize peace on Korean peninsula

Will the new year bring about a new era of inter-Korean relations? President Park Geun-hye says… she will make sure that efforts are made in 2014 to realize peace on the Korean peninsula. Her remarks came in response to a New Year’s phone call from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday,… one day after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in

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USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which was supposedly headed to the Korean peninsula, has actually been seen sailing in the opposite direction. Senior defense officials have blamed a communication mishap between the Pentagon and the White House, regarding the incorrect statement that the carrier was sailing toward the East Sea. Yu Joonhee reports. Photos released by the U.S. Navy

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Researchers say Korean peninsula quakes could be a sign of larger quake to come

The Korean Peninsula was hit by a record 93 earthquakes last year. Experts say the surge is a result of the massive 2011 earthquake that devastated parts of Japan and triggered a tsunami that caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster. These experts also warn that it could make it possible for a much more powerful earthquake to strike Korea in the

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U.S. Military weapons gathers on the Korean peninsula as joint exercises looms

The arrival of the F-22 fighter jets in South Korea has been the latest in a series of moves by the U.S. military after North Korea’s recent provocations. These are all leading up to next month’s joint South Korea-U.S. military drills. Kwon Jang-ho introduces us to these strategic weapons and what their presences means for both South Korea’s and their

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Pope ‘greatly interested’ in peace on Korean peninsula: S. Korea’s Vatican envoy

Pope ‘greatly interested’ in peace on Korean peninsula: S. Korea’s Vatican envoy

Special presidential envoy to the Vatican, Archbishop Kim Hee-joong,… returned to Korea on Saturday after meeting Pope Francis. During his seven-day visit, Kim delivered a letter from President Moon Jae-in… and asked for support and prayers for peace and reconciliation between the two Koreas. The pontif told the envoy.. he knows about the situation on the Korean peninsula… and stressed…

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Korea teams up with NASA to study air quality on Korean peninsula

Korea and the United States are teaming up to study air quality on the Korean peninsula. The first phase of the multi-million dollar project has just come to an end, and the findings are already providing researchers with an insight into the root of the problem. The first of our three-part feature report: Air quality, In focus. Our Shin Se-min

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Hurricane Maria makes push toward Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands after devastating Dominica

Hurricane Maria makes push toward Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands after devastating Dominica

Hurricane Maria has strengthened back to category 5 on its way to the Virgin Islands. After leaving a massive trail of destruction in Dominica on Monday night local time… the storm is set to make landfall on Puerto Rico Wednesday. Cho Sung-min give us the updates. According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center, Maria has gained back its category 5

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Kim Jong-un oversees military exercises simulating invasion of S. Korean islands

No word so far from North Korea on Saturday’s missile launch…but the regime’s state-run media has reported that Kim Jong-un oversaw a special forces exercise simulating an invasion of South Korean border islands. It took place on Friday, the day the regime celebrated its 57th anniversary of the Songun or ‘military-first’ ideology. The exercises included land, sea and air units

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