Tag : South Korea
China title : Pakistan Cancels Registration for Firm Whose Chinese Missionaries Were Abducted and Killed by ISIS
summary : August 4, 2017: After two Chinese missionaries were abducted and killed by Islamic State militants in Pakistan, the Middle Eastern country ordered the cancellation of visas for all people related to ARK Infotech Company, the two preachers' employer.
date : Aug 04, 2017 09:28 AM EDT
Pakistan title : Pakistan Bans South Korean Missionary Over ISIS Killing of Chinese Nationals
summary : June 22, 2017: A Christian aid worker from South Korea has been banished from Pakistan after two of his students at an Urdu-language school, both Chinese nationals, were murdered by ISIS for "secretly preaching Christianity."
date : Jun 22, 2017 12:31 PM EDT
Korea title : Korean Missionaries Wish They Were Still Imprisoned by Taliban for This Surprising Reason
summary : June 7, 2017: The South Korean missionaries rescued after being held hostage by the Taliban have said they "felt the presence of Jesus" in such an incredible way while in captivity, they wish they could return to prison, Francis Chan has revealed.
date : Jun 07, 2017 01:03 PM EDT
North Korea title : Christian Pastors Arrested for Smuggling Defectors Out of North Korea, Will Likely be Charged
summary : Two South Korean Christian pastors have been arrested in China for allegedly helping to smuggle North Korean defectors out of the country.
date : Mar 16, 2017 11:59 AM EDT
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Megachurch Pastor Imprisoned in North Korea Gets Aid From Swedish Ambassador
summary : A senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official just met with a Swedish ambassador to discuss diplomatic access for Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a 60-year-old Canadian pastor who was born in South Korea, and who now is being held in a labor camp after being arrested and sentenced by a North Korean court in December 2015, Korean Central News Agency reported.
date : Nov 30, 2016 10:16 AM EST
2NE1 title : 2NE1 Officially Disbands! What’s Next for the Members of the K-Pop Group?
summary : 2NE1 Officially Disbands! What’s Next for the Members of the K-Pop Group?
date : Nov 27, 2016 09:51 PM EST
Christians in North Korea title : Religious Persecution, Abuse in North Korea Markedly Worse for Christians
summary : For North Koreans, local residents say contact with Christians in China is sufficient to warrant execution or consignment to a political prison camp upon repatriation.
date : Oct 03, 2016 08:46 AM EDT
Pokemon Go title : Pokémon Go Release Date In India, Philippines, South Korea And Brazil: Developers Now Working Hard to Open New Servers
summary : Developer Niantic previously confirmed Pokémon GO will become available in more than 200 countries. After the game became accessible in Japan and Hong Kong, many gamers believe it will also land on other Asian countries. Now, here's the latest round-up of update about Pokemon Go release date in Philippines, India, South Korea and Brazil.
date : Aug 05, 2016 09:54 AM EDT
Maryland Christian Retreat Center Stabbing title : Virginia Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Missionary Will Receive Mental Health Court Update
summary : The mental health status hearing for a Virginia man accused of fatally stabbing a South Korean visitor at a rural religious retreat last summer is set for Monday (Jan. 4) in Frederick County, Md. Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church, Va., is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 63-year-old Chung Hwan Park of Suwon, South Korea, and attempted first-degree murder in the stabbing of Park’s wife, Ae Suk Ko.
date : Jan 04, 2016 10:46 AM EST
Maryland Christian Retreat Center Stabbing title : Homeless Man Carries out Stabbings at Maryland Christian Counseling Center; Missionaries Husband Stabbed to Death, Wife Critically Injured
summary : Operators of a Christian counseling center in rural Maryland have been left heartbroken by a double stabbing attack that left one man dead. The victim has been identified as 62-year-old Chung Hwan Park of South Korea.
date : Jul 29, 2015 02:09 AM EDT
North Korean Defector Lee Hyeon-Seo title : Defector Hyeon-Seo Lee Spills Details on Life in North Korea’s Secret State: 'Kindness Towards Strangers is Rare'
summary : The Communist nation of North Korea is infamous both for its brutality against its own people and limiting contact with the rest of the world to maintain high levels of secrecy. However, a woman who defected from that country has spoken out on what life is like in the world’s most oppressive state.
date : Jul 03, 2015 10:33 AM EDT
LG G4 title : LG G2, G3 Get Android 5.0 Lollipop Update; LG G4 Release Date Set for This Week as Specs Leaked
summary : South Korean electronics manufacturer LG has established itself in the competitive smartphone industry, and buzz has been building around its latest flagship smartphone, LG G4. In addition, Android 5.0 Lollipop updates have been rolled out for LG G3 and LG G2 smartphones.
date : Apr 28, 2015 02:24 PM EDT
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 title : Android 5.0 L Update Release Date for Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, S5 on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile
summary : U.S. mobile phone carriers AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile are set to release the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Samsung devices, particularly the Galaxy S5, Note 4 and Note Edge.
date : Apr 15, 2015 01:48 AM EDT
South Korea Adultery Law, Marriage title : South Korea Constitutional Court: State Will No Longer Prosecute Adultery, Extramarital Affairs
summary : In a move that could potentially change society in that East Asian country, the South Korea Constitutional Court voted on Thursday to strike down a law that prohibited adultery, including cheating and extramarital affairs.
date : Feb 27, 2015 12:44 PM EST
Samsung Smart TV Privacy Policy title : Samsung Smart TVs Allegedly 'Spy' on Private Conversations Thanks to Privacy Policy
summary : Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung may be a forward-looking company thanks to its efforts of integrating its products under the “Internet of things,” but now it’s come under fire for its privacy policy on its smart television sets.
date : Feb 09, 2015 11:52 AM EST
Champion Figure Skater title : Sochi 2014: Yuna Kim, South Korea's Two-Time World Figure Skating Champion, to 'Enjoy' Final Olympics (English Interview)
summary : The Winter Olympics in Sochi is one of the most anticipated sporting events of the year and 23-year-old South Korean icon, Yuna Kim is returning to the ice to defend her prestigious gold medal against several favorited competitors. What may seem as a competitive season, Kim chooses to be at "peace" with the hype surrounding the Sochi Games and to not "focus on the title" alone this time around.
date : Feb 07, 2014 07:09 AM EST
North and South Korea family reunite title : North and South Korea Agree to Hold Family Reunions in February Despite War Drill Contentions
summary : North and South Korea have agreed on Wednesday to hold reunions for families that were separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, followed by Pyongyang's call to Seoul to cancel planned military drill with the United States.
date : Feb 05, 2014 03:38 AM EST