Tag Archives: Korea

South Korea president's lawyer says no evidence to back impeachment

SEOUL: The impeachment trial of South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye got under way Thursday (Jan 5), with her lawyers arguing there is no evidence to back the corruption allegations that threaten to force her from office. Parliament voted to impeach Park last month over an influence-peddling scandal that has brought hundreds of thousands of protesters… Read More »

US bombers fly over South Korea in show of force after North Korea nuclear test

OSAN, South Korea: Two U.S. supersonic B-1 Lancer strategic bombers flew over South Korea on Tuesday morning in a show of force and solidarity with its ally amid heightened tension following North Korea’s fifth nuclear test last week. The two bombers conducted a low-altitude flight over Osan Air Base in South Korea, which is 77… Read More »

US, S Korea, Japan hold first anti-N Korea missile drill

WASHINGTON: South Korea, Japan and the United States held an unprecedented trilateral missile defence exercise on Tuesday (Jun 28), aimed at countering the growing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea which denounced it as a “military provocation.” The drill in waters off Hawaii came less than a week after North Korea flight-tested a powerful new medium-range… Read More »