All posts tagged "NGO"

  • Kim Jong-un and his administration deny accusations of human rights violations from the United Nations. (Yonhap/KCNA)
    Pentagon used NGO for espionage missions in N. Korea: report

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — The U.S. Defense Department declined comment Monday on a news report that it had secretly funded a nongovernmental aid group to carry out espionage missions in North Korea in the name of humanitarian assistance....

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    [Harvard Review] Unexpected Partnerships with North Korea

      Despite political tension surrounding the country, NGOs have found ways to collaborate effectively with the North Korean government in an effort to fight its deadliest disease. When North Korea makes international headlines, it...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • A view of North Korea from  an observation deck in Incheon, South Korea. (Yonhap)
    Still, Merry Christmas!

    S. Korea OKs civilian humanitarian aid to N. Korea (Yonhap) — South Korea on Tuesday approved private groups’ shipping of humanitarian aid to North Korea aimed at helping alleviate the plight of the people in the impoverished...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    Seoul to send assistance to Philippines

    By Chung Min-uck The government said Tuesday it will provide $5 million in aid and send a 40-member rescue team to the typhoon-devastated Philippines. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) made the decision at an emergency relief...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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  • Psy; as Korea is tryingto extend “hallyu,” or the Korean wave, around the world, Japan and China have responded with their own policy strategies to promote their own cultural products. The Japanese government is pushing ahead with “Cool Japan,” while China is promoting the Confucius Institute program. / Korea Times file
    Hallyu sparks cultural rivalry for Asia’s big 3

    By Chung Ah-young Policymakers have been desperate about extending “hallyu,” or the Korean wave, that describes the international boom in Korean pop culture exports witnessed over the past decade. However, the government’s aggressive involvement has now presented...

    • Posted November 5, 2013
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  • Is it safe to eat fish?

    By Yoon Ja-young Fish is disappearing as a dinner choice from tables in homes amid growing concern over radioactive waste leaking into the sea from the Fukushima nuclear plant, hit by a tsunami two and half years...

    • Posted October 25, 2013
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