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2008-09-01 03:00:19

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "N. Korea Says It Can Launch Satellites Anytime"] SEOUL, Aug.

2008-08-31 06:00:23

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) - North Korea on Sunday [ 31 August] celebrated the 10th anniversary of the launch of Taepodong-1, the communist state's first self-claimed satellite rocket, declaring that it can do the same anytime.

2008-08-31 06:00:18

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Joon-seung] Seoul, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) - South Korea and Uruguay will agree on a fisheries pact that can help facilitate greater cooperation in the development of marine resources, the government said Sunday.

2008-08-26 12:00:44

North Korea threatened Tuesday to restore its Yongbyon nuclear reactor if the U.S. government fails to remove it from a list of terrorist sponsors.

2008-08-26 06:00:51

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "China's Hu Meets S. Korean Business Leaders"] Seoul, Aug.

2008-08-26 03:00:51

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "China's Hu Meets S. Korean Business Leaders"] Seoul, Aug. 26 (Yonhap) - Chinese President Hu Jintao met South Korean business leaders on Tuesday on his final leg of a two-day visit here.

2008-08-25 03:00:35

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Aug. 25 (Yonhap) - South Korea and China agreed on a revised fisheries trade pact aimed at reducing unnecessary friction between the two neighbours, the government said Monday.

2008-08-09 09:00:52

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Aug.

2008-08-08 06:00:50

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) - South Korea and China will restart ministerial-level atomic technology talks in the first half of 2009 that could help expand technical and commercial transactions in the field, the government said Friday.

2008-08-06 03:00:49

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) - South Korea will build a solar power facility on Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] by November as plans to make the islets more habitable to visitors are being reviewed, the government said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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