Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 24, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 24, 2016

SOUTH KOREA NEWS Park Geun-hye’s Days as President May be Numbered South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces widespread calls for impeachment after reports surfaced revealing her involvement in a bizarre corruption scandal. Park is specifically under criticism for...
Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 17, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 17, 2016

US-ROK ALLIANCE US and South Korea Discuss Deploying Strategic Bombers in Korea South Korea and the U.S. held its annual Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) on Thursday October 20. South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-goo met with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter to...
Weekly News Roundup – Week of September 26, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of September 26, 2016

US-ROK ALLIANCE Defense Ministry Announces Gimcheon as “Final” THAAD Deployment Site The South Korean Defense Ministry announced today that the Lotte Skyhill golf course in Gimcheon City, North Gyeongsang Province will be the “final site” for the deployment of the...
Weekly News Roundup – Week of September 19, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of September 19, 2016

SOUTH KOREA NEWS Public Sector Union Kicks Off Mass Relay Strikes South Korean trade unions launched the first of a series of coordinated strikes to protest the government’s implementation of a performance-based salary and termination system as well as its plans for...

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