South Korea’s Battle Against Hi-Tech Hidden Cameras and Peeping Toms

South Korea’s Battle Against Hi-Tech Hidden Cameras and Peeping Toms

. . SEOUL – South Korea takes pride in its tech prowess, from ultrafast broadband to cutting-edge smartphones. Around 90 percent of its 50 million people possess smartphones — the highest rate in the world. But it’s a culture that has also given rise to an army of tech-savvy peeping Toms in a still male-dominated […]

North Korean Refugees Struggle to Reach Freedom

North Korean Refugees Struggle to Reach Freedom

  SEOUL – Nine North Korean refugees who had escaped from their homeland and made their way to Laos were forcibly repatriated on May 28. The defectors, ranging in age from 15 to 22, were turned over by Laotian authorities to North Korean security agents, who flew them via China back to North Korea. The […]

U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Bangkok on War Remains

U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Bangkok on War Remains

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Thailand on Tuesday on resuming recovery of the remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, the Pentagon said in a statement. The talks in Bangkok come amid a renewed push to revive negotiations with regional powers on disabling secretive North […]