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North Korean Squid Game Smuggler Sentenced To Death After Students Caught Watching The Show

A startling report came out of Radio Free Asia (via Variety) yesterday, as a man who smuggled copies of the hit South Korean Netflix series "Squid Game" into North Korea has been sentenced to death by firing squad for the crime. RFA learned that the series was smuggled in from China on USB flash drives, and authorities first learned of the show's presence in North Korea after catching high school students watching the program. "Squid Game" is an outlawed program in North Korea in violation of th...
Tags: South Korea, Movies, News, Washington Post, North Korea, China, Usb, Netflix, Kim, RFA, K Pop, Kim Jong, Republic of Korea, North Hamgyong, United States Despite North Korea, Korean Service

The 3 best tanks on earth

US soldiers conduct checks on new M1A2C SEP v.3 Abrams Tanks at Fort Hood, Texas, July 21, 2020.US Army/Sgt. Calab Franklin Are tanks still useful? Which tanks would experienced commanders choose in combat today? Three tanks deserve recognition as the best, although there will always be room for debate. 3 Best Tanks On Earth, let the debate begin: Are tanks still useful in the 21st century? Which tanks would experienced commanders choose in combat operations today?I can offer three tanks that...
Tags: Europe, Isis, China, Iraq, Russia, US, Trends, Syria, Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein, Tank, Leopard, Helmand Province, Reuters, Abrams, Anbar

The US military's 5 worst wartime decisions

US Marines at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. U.S. Marine Corps/Photo What are the biggest disasters in American military history, and what effect have they had on the US? Here are five operational and strategic decisions that worsened the US's military and strategic position. Nations often linger on their military defeats as long as, or longer than, they do on their successes.The Battle of Kosovo remains the key event of the Serbian story, and devastating militar...
Tags: Japan, Isis, Maryland, Congress, North Korea, China, Germany, Virginia, Iraq, US, America, Trends, Iran, Canada, Atlantic, United States

What makes SARS-CoV-2 variants more virulent?

Researchers in the Republic of Korea have conducted a study of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – that could help to inform further studies investigating the increased virulence of variants of concern and interest.
Tags: Health, Republic of Korea

North and South Korea fired off ballistic missiles just hours apart in dueling weapons tests

People watch a TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missiles with file image, in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021 AP Photo/Lee Jin-man North and South Korea conducted ballistic missile tests hours apart on Wednesday. North Korea tested what the South Korean military identified as short-range ballistic missiles. South Korea tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile. See more stories on Insider's business page. Both North and South Korea con...
Tags: South Korea, UK, North Korea, US, International, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Moon, UN Security Council, Dprk, Reuters, Japan North Korea, Seoul South Korea, Kim Jong, Defense Ministry

'Wrapping' anodes in 3D carbon nanosheets: The next big thing in li-ion battery technology

The lithium-ion battery is the future of sustainable energy technology, but drastic volume fluctuations in their anodes related to enhanced battery capacity raises a safety concern. Recently, researchers from the Republic of Korea have found that embedding manganese selenide anodes in a 3D carbon nanosheet matrix is an innovative, simple, and low-cost means of reducing drastic volume expansion while improving the energy density of these batteries.
Tags: Science, Republic of Korea

South Korea: Republic Of Korea Introduces K-ETA - Mayer Brown

Starting September 1st, 2021, Korean immigration will require visa waiver entrants (traveling for tourism or business) to obtain an electronic travel authorization, known as, K-ETA, at least 24 hours prior to travel.
Tags: South Korea, News, Eta, Republic of Korea, ETA Mayer Brown

5 facts about the Korean War, a war still technically being fought 71 years later

US soldiers during the Korean War. James Cox/US Army North Korean forces crossed into South Korea on June 25, 1950, starting the Korean War. The first armed conflict of the Cold War ended with an armistice on July 27, 1953. But there has never been a peace treaty, meaning the Korean War is still technically being fought. See more stories on Insider's business page. June 25, 1950, saw troops from North Korea pouring across the 38th parallel into South Korea. This began a short, yet exce...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, North Korea, China, US, Trends, United States, House, Korea, Un, Harry Truman, US Army, Soviet Union, Truman, MacArthur, Republic of Korea

Ukraine Police Arrest Cyber Criminals Behind Clop Ransomware Attacks

Ukrainian law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced the arrest of the Clop ransomware gang, adding it disrupted the infrastructure employed in attacks targeting victims worldwide since at least 2019. As part of a joint operation between the National Police of Ukraine and authorities from the Republic of Korea and the U.S., six defendants have been accused of running a double extortion [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: Tech, Ukraine, Republic of Korea, National Police, Ravie Lakshmanan

South Korea plans large scale quantum cryptography adoption, thanks in part to tech partnership with USA

Also steps into future by allowing plug to be pulled on 2G networks The Republic of Korea took two bold steps into the future on Tuesday, by announcing that the last of its 2G networks will go offline in June and that it will initiate large-scale adoption of communications protected by quantum encryption.…
Tags: South Korea, Usa, Software, Republic of Korea

Biden presents Korean War veteran the Medal of Honor

By Brad Lendon | CNN Ralph Puckett Jr. — a United States Army Ranger who led the defense against six Chinese assaults on a frozen hill in the Korean War — was presented with America’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor, by President Joe Biden on Friday. Biden said that Puckett’s initial reaction to receiving the Medal of Honor was to ask, “Why all the fuss? Can’t they just mail it to me?” Biden said that after waiting more than 70 years to be recognized for his heroics, the ceremony was ...
Tags: South Korea, Politics, News, West Point, Washington, White House, US, America, Sport, World news, Joe Biden, Soccer, Military, Veterans, Moon, United Nations

Researchers produce laser pulses with record-breaking intensity

Researchers have demonstrated a record-high laser pulse intensity of over 1023 W/cm2 using the petawatt laser at the Center for Relativistic Laser Science (CoReLS), Institute for Basic Science in the Republic of Korea. It took more than a decade to reach this laser intensity, which is ten times that reported by a team at the University of Michigan in 2004. These ultrahigh intensity light pulses will enable exploration of complex interactions between light and matter in ways not possible before.
Tags: Science, University Of Michigan, Republic of Korea

North Korea warns US of 'very grave situation' after Biden's 'big blunder' in speech to Congress

A member of Kim Jong-un's Foreign Ministry has denounced President Joe Biden's "big blunder" in a speech to Congress. Getty Images A top North Korean official has warned the US that it will "find itself in a very grave situation." Biden's speech to a joint session of Congress was a "big blunder," the official said. During the speech, Biden said that North Korea's nuclear program presented a "serious threat" to the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. North K...
Tags: Politics, Congress, North Korea, White House, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, News UK, Associated Press, Biden, Dprk, Foreign Ministry, Kim Jong

USGA: World's Best Set to Compete in 76th U.S. Women’s Open at The Olympic Club

By USGA LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. – Eleven U.S. Open champions and 19 of the top 20 players in the world are among those exempt into the 76th U.S. Women's Open Championship, which will be conducted by the United States Golf Association from June 3-6, 2021 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif. Championship entries closed at 5 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 14.  "Worldwide interest in competing in the U.S. Women's Open Championship remains incredibly high and contributes to a strong and c...
Tags: Japan, England, California, Sport, United States, Golf, Korea, Kim, BRADENTON Fla, Houston Texas, Oahu Hawaii, Republic of Korea, HONOLULU Hawaii, USGA, Inkster, People s Republic of China

Biden can't afford to laugh-off Kim Jong Un's provocations

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in this undated photo released by North Korea on September 16, 2017. KCNA via REUTERS President Joe Biden seemed to laugh off North Korea's latest missile tests over the weekend. With that attitude, Biden may miss a chance at diplomacy, leading to more back and forth tension-creating events by both sides in the months ahead. See more stories on Insider's business page. We can fill a book full of troubling ad...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Politics, Opinion, Washington, North Korea, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Beijing, Moon, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Biden, Seoul

Maguire and Meadow move up in Florida finale

Sei Young Kim during round 3 of the 2020 CME Group Tour Championship. Photo Credit: Liza Eubanks/LPGA Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow moved up the leaderboard with third round 69s in the CME Group Tour Championship in Florida and boosted their hopes of a big cheque in the last event of the year.Maguire made six birdies in an excellent third round, ...
Tags: Europe, Florida, England, Sport, Green, Canada, Nick Faldo, Golf, Tsa, Kim, Kpmg, Charley Hull, Hall, KO, Naples, Henderson

Maguire and Meadow in the pack at CME Group Tour Championship

Jin Young Ko of Korea plays her shot from the third tee during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship Irish golf’s Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow have their work cut out to finish in the big money after the second round of the LPGA Tour’s CME Group Tour Championship in Florida.Slieve Russell star Maguire added a 72 to her opening 73 t...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Florida, Sport, Green, United States, Golf, Korea, Acer, Dallas, Kim, Kpmg, Houston, Perth, KO, Naples

An ice-cool R1200S street tracker from Winterless Craft

A few months ago, we introduced you to Winterless Craft, one of the few custom workshops in the Republic of Korea. Owner Tae Hyeong Ha had just scored a major coup, getting his S&S Shovelhead into the famous Mooneyes Show in Japan. He’s now just finished a BMW R1200S that won’t be going anywhere in the current climate—but we like it even more. This Beemer looks even tastier than a spicy bowl of bibimbap. It’s based on a 2009 R1200S, which was the most powerful BMW sportbike you could buy...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Motorcycles, Bmw, Seoul, Yamaha, Pirelli, Republic of Korea, Beemer, Custom Motorcycles, BMW motorcycles, Motogadget, Street Tracker, Winterless Craft, Daegun Jung, Daegun

Unheralded A Lim Kim Triumphs in U.S. Women's Open Thanks to a Birdie-Birdie-Birdie Finish

By USGA TWO YEARS AGO, A LIM KIM registered her first LPGA Tour of Korea victory at the Se Ri Pak Invitational. It came 20 years after that tournament's namesake produced a seminal moment in women's golf for the Republic of Korea, a victory in the 1998 U.S. Women's Open. Now the 25-year-old will have her name etched on the same iconic trophy. Kim closed out the weather-delayed final round of the 75th U.S. Women's Open at Champions Golf Club on a chilly Monday in southeast Texas with three ...
Tags: The Armchair Golfer

Mehaffey fights back from nightmare start; trails Amy Olson by 10

Olivia Mehaffey watches her second shot on the first hole during the first round at the 2020 U.S. Women's Open at Champions Golf Club (Jackrabbit Course) in Houston, Texas on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. (Chris Keane/USGA) Amateur Olivia Mehaffey fought back bravely from a nightmare start to open with an six-over 77 in the US Women’s Open in Texas.The Roy...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Texas, Sweden, Stanford, Germany, Massachusetts, US, Sport, Golf, Cypress, Dallas, Kim, Houston, Fort Worth, Grant

Maguire seven back in Dallas

Leona Maguire Leona Maguire is seven shots off the pace heading into the final round of the Volunteers of American Classic in Texas.The Co Cavan star made an eagle, three birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey in a one-under 70 to share 30th place on three-over as Stephanie Meadow shot 74 to lie tied 68th in nine-over. ScoresAt the top of the leaderbo...
Tags: Japan, Texas, Stanford, Sport, Park, United States, Golf, Shanghai, Korea, Acer, Dallas, Kim, Kpmg, Houston, Konica Minolta, Dana

Meadow matches career-best finish: "It’s just a lot of hard work paying off"

Stephanie Meadow. Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye Stephanie Meadow was thrilled to match her career best performance on the LPGA Tour and extend her season with a third place finish behind Sei Young Kim in the Pelican Women’s Championship in Florida.The Galgorm Castle touring professional (28) was tied for second playing the 18th but while finished...
Tags: Florida, Texas, US, Sport, Golf, Dallas, Kim, Kpmg, Don, McDonald, Maguire, Republic of Korea, Meadow, Mississippi State University, LPGA, Pinehurst

Meadow digs deep but trails impressive Kim by six

Stephanie Picture: Philip Magowan / PressEye Stephanie Meadow produced a back nine fightback but still fell further behind KPMG Women’s PGA champion Sei Young Kim in the Pelican Women’s Championship in Tampa.The Galgorm Castle touring professional (28) went into the third round just two shots behind Kim but after playing her first ten holes in two-ove...
Tags: LSU, Sport, Netflix, United States, Golf, Michael Jordan, Kim, Kpmg, Tampa, Konica Minolta, Henderson, McDonald, Kyle, Dana, CME Group, Republic of Korea

Popov off to a flyer in Pelican Championship; Meadow five back

Sophia Popov Jordanstown's Stephanie Meadow was tied 13th after a one-under 69 and Leona Maguire joint 46th after a 72 as AIG Women’s Open champion Sophia Popov fired a six-under 64 to lead the inaugural Pelican Women’s Championship in Florida.It was a first career 18-hole LPGA Tour lead for Popov, whose career-low round gave her a two-stroke advantag...
Tags: Florida, Sport, Aig, Green, United States, South Africa, Golf, Korea, Dallas, Jesus, Kim, Kpmg, Jupiter, Thompson, Toledo, Konica Minolta

Apple Releases watchOS 7.1 With Mac Unlocking Fix, Headphone Audio Warnings, ECG in Korea and Russia

Apple today released watchOS 7.1, the first major update to the watchOS 7 operating system that was released back in September. watchOS 7.1 follows watchOS 7.0.2 and watchOS 7.0.3, which were bug fix updates. ‌‌watchOS 7.1‌‌ can be downloaded for free through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General > Software Update. To install the new software, the Apple Watch needs to have at least 50 percent battery, it needs to be placed on a charger, and it needs to be in range of...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Russia, Korea, Apple Watch, watchOS, Republic of Korea, Russia Apple

Apple Seeds watchOS 7.1 Release Candidate to Developers

Apple today seeded the release candidate version of an upcoming watchOS 7.1 update to developers for testing purposes, two weeks after seeding the fourth beta and more than a month after releasing the watchOS 7 update. To install the ‌watchOS 7‌.1 beta, developers need to download the proper configuration profile from the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the ‌‌‌‌watchOS 7‌‌‌‌ beta can be downloaded through the dedicated ‌Apple Watch‌ app on the iPhone by going to General ...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Russia, Apple Watch, watchOS, Republic of Korea, Russia Apple

Asymmetric optical camouflage: Tuneable reflective color accompanied by optical Janus effect

Deliverying viewing-direction sensitive information display across single sheet of transreflective window is introduced. Based on the experimental verification of theoretical modelling, scientists in Republic of Korea invented colour tuneable optical device that displays different colours and messages depending on viewing direction which is completely new and exotic optical phenomenon. A step further, they realized asymmetric information encryption via colour matching across the distinct colour...
Tags: Science, Republic of Korea

Meadow just four shots off pace in ANA Inspiration

Stephanie Meadow Stephanie Meadow closed with a birdie card and opening 70 and trail leader Nelly Korda by just four shots after the first round of the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills in southern California.As Leona Maguire opened with a one-over 73 to share 57th and Olivia Mehaffey shot a 77 to lie 94th, Meadow birdie the fourth, sixth and 11th to m...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Florida, England, New York, California, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Taiwan, Aig, Beijing, Canada, Malaysia, Golf, Korea

Lao Peoples Democratic Republic: IPOS expands cooperation with the Republic of Korea and Lao Peoples Democratic Republic for PCT applications - Spruson & Ferguson

Republic of Korea & LPDR are the newest additions to the list of countries that have appointed IPOS as an ISA/IPEA.
Tags: News, Korea, Ferguson, Republic of Korea, Spruson

Ernst edges out Nordqvist in Arkansas; Meadow and Maguire well back

Austin Ernst holds the trophy after winning the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle County Club. Picture: Getty Images Stephanie Meadow tied for 59th with Leona Maguire five shots further back in 77th as Austin Ernst closed with a 63 to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G by two shots at Pinnacle Country Club.Meadow foll...
Tags: LSU, Walmart, Sport, Arkansas, Golf, Kpmg, Houston Texas, Maguire, Republic of Korea, Meadow, LPGA, Felt, Ernst, Coastal Carolina, Stacy Lewis, Anna Nordqvist