Korea News Digest

UN Security Council to talk North Korea’s missile test

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency closed-door meeting on North Korea on Wednesday, diplomats told AFP after state media said Pyongyang had successfully tested a “new type” of submarine-launched ballistic missile, Trend reports citing The B…

Army hosts military logistics forum with Southeast Asian countries

SEOUL– South Korea’s Army on Wednesday hosted a forum on military logistics cooperation with Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and other countries, the armed service said, in an effort to help support Seoul’s policy toward Southeast Asia.The Korea-ASEAN+In…

Slumping LPGA golfer trying to get her groove back at home

SEOUL– For Park Sung-hyun, there’s no place like home.The former world No. 1 in women’s golf has fallen on hard times, and that may even be an understatement. The 28-year-old was at the top of the rankings as recently as 2019, and began this year at N…

Genesis GV70 named Motor Trend SUV of the Year

SEOUL– The 2022 Genesis GV70 has been named Motor Trend’s SUV of the year, beating a list of high profile contenders from Ford Motor Co. and Stellantis, Hyundai Motor Group said Wednesday.The GV70 outshined 35 competing models such as the Ford Bronco,…

Striking KCTU unionists take to streets, some clash with police

SEOUL– Unionists of a militant umbrella labor organization took to the streets in central Seoul on Wednesday as part of a one-day general strike, some of them clashing with police trying to block their march.The protesters affiliated with the Korean C…