Daily Archive: November 17, 2019

Lawyer gets suspended term for filing fake asylum claims

SEOUL– A Seoul court has sentenced a lawyer to one year in prison, to be suspended for two years, for helping foreigners file fraudulent asylum applications in South Korea in exchange for money, sources said Sunday.The 46-year-old lawyer, whose identi…

Luxury fashion powerhouses rush into S. Korean market

SEOUL– When it comes to purchasing luxury and premium products and services, South Koreans are almost on par with other major countries. Indeed, South Koreans’ love for luxury goods is astonishing, and that’s why high-end brands, which are known to st…

US, South Korea Delay Military Exercise Criticized by North Korea

The United States and South Korea announced Sunday they will postpone upcoming military drills in an effort to bolster a stalled peace push with North Korea, even as Washington denied the move amounted to another concession to Pyongyang.The drills, kno…

Biden says N.K. insults ‘badge of honor’

SEOUL– Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden has retorted North Korea’s recent description of him as a “rabid dog,” saying he wears such insults as a “badge of honor.”Biden made the remarks in a statement Friday, a d…