Category: Governance

S. Korea pledges leading role in supporting U.N. PKO missions

SEOUL– South Korea pledged Tuesday to play a “leading” role in equipping U.N. peacekeepers with advanced technologies and medical capacity as it hosted a virtual U.N. peacekeeping ministerial forum meant to reinforce the global community’s commitments…

Navy’s frigate Jeonbuk selected as ‘2021 top gun’ ship

SEOUL– South Korea’s Navy has selected the 2,500-ton frigate, Jeonbuk, as this year’s “top gun” ship following an annual assessment of its warships’ combat capabilities, officials said Monday.The frigate of the Third Fleet Command based in Mokpo, 410 …

KBO’s Bears shore up bullpen with 2 acquisitions

SEOUL– The 2021 Korean Series runners-up Doosan Bears announced Friday they’ve acquired a pair of veteran relievers to shore up their bullpen.The Bears signed former NC Dinos closer Lim Chang-min and one-time LG Twins reliever Kim Ji-yong to one-year …