All posts tagged "army"

  • U-know Yunho (Newsis)
    TVXQ’s U-Know Yunho to enlist in Army next month

    SEOUL, June 9 (Yonhap) — U-know Yunho of the K-pop male duo TVXQ will enlist in the Army next month to begin his mandatory military service, his management agency said Tuesday. The 29-year-old singer whose original name...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presides over an expanded meeting of the Central Military Committee of the Workers' Party in this KCNA photo released on Feb. 23, 2015. (No sale outside of South Korea) (KCNA-Yonhap)
    Kim Jong-un calls for full combat readiness for war with US

    SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for full combat readiness and a change in the machinery of his troops, as he chaired a key session of the ruling Workers’ Party of...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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  • Army
    No socializing or double handshakes for Korean soldiers of opposite sex

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Army plans to draw up a new code of conduct on relations between male and female service personnel in the wake of a series of sex crimes on military bases, officers said Thursday....

    • Posted January 29, 2015
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  • Gen. Shin Hyeon-don
    South Korean army commander discharged for hosting drinking party

    By Jun Ji-hye SEOUL — The Ministry of National Defense has discharged Gen. Shin Hyeon-don, commander of the First ROK Army, for hosting a drinking party in June in violation of an order to heighten readiness. “Shin...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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  • Soldiers take position at an outpost near the North Korean border. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Army Sgt. allegedly kills 5 soldiers

    By Jun Ji-hye An Army sergeant went on the run in Goseong, Gangwon Province, Sunday, after killing five soldiers and wounding eight others. According to the Ministry of National Defense, the sergeant, identified as Lim, 22, went...

    • Posted June 22, 2014
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  • Taec Yeon
    Taec Yeon fit for military service

    Taec Yeon (Ok Taec-yeon), a member of boy group 2PM, will join the army as he was declared fit for military service after a medical re-examination in Daegu, Thursday. His military status has attracted public interest since...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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