Live: Football fans arrive to watch Wales play England in the World Cup – The Independent

Live: Football fans arrive to watch Wales play England in the World Cup – The Independent

Live: Football fans arrive to watch Wales play England in the World Cup  The Independent LIVE: Wales vs England – World Cup 2022  Al Jazeera English Viral Wales video hangs over World Cup clash with England  CP24 Wales vs England live: World Cup score, highlights, result from 2022 Group B match  Sporting News Fans on who could win Wales … Read more

Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests

Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as market jitters declined over protests in China set off by growing public anger over COVID-19 restrictions. Benchmarks rose in early trading in Australia, South Korea and China, while shares fell in Japan. Oil prices fell. Japanese government data released Tuesday showed that the unemployment rate … Read more

BTS Members Are Joining The Military — Here's How Much It Will Cost South Korea's Economy – CNBC

BTS Members Are Joining The Military — Here's How Much It Will Cost South Korea's Economy – CNBC

BTS Members Are Joining The Military — Here’s How Much It Will Cost South Korea’s Economy  CNBC

South Korea’s booming arms industry rolls out the big guns in bid for global reach

South Korea’s booming arms industry rolls out the big guns in bid for global reach

Changwon, South Korea CNN  —  With a blinding yellow flash and a concussion that shakes bones, K9 self-propelled howitzers launch artillery shells onto a hill that’s just been hit by rockets fired from helicopters. Then K2 tanks roar in, speeding up roads and firing as they go. This is part of DX Korea, a four-day … Read more

Date set for K-pop star and BTS member Jin to begin military service

Date set for K-pop star and BTS member Jin to begin military service

Jin, the oldest member of the K-pop band BTS, will begin his mandatory military service on December 13, South Korean newspaper Aju Business Daily has reported, citing unnamed military authorities. Key points: The oldest member of BTS, Jin will begin his military service next month All able-bodied men in South Korea between 18 and 28 must … Read more

Kim’s sister makes insulting threats to Seoul over sanctions

Kim’s sister makes insulting threats to Seoul over sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made insult-laden threats against South Korea on Thursday for considering unilateral sanctions on the North, calling the South’s new president and his government “idiots” and “a running wild dog gnawing on a bone given by the U.S.” Kim Yo Jong’s … Read more

Fed minutes, Bank of Korea decision, Sri Lanka

Fed minutes, Bank of Korea decision, Sri Lanka

Bank of Korea hikes rates by 25 basis points, meets expectations The Bank of Korea raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 3.25%, a smaller hike than its previous move and widely in line with expectations. A Reuters poll of economists had expected the move amid signs of slowing domestic growth. The … Read more

North Korea: Kim Jong Un took his daughter to a missile launch and no one is quite sure why

North Korea: Kim Jong Un took his daughter to a missile launch and no one is quite sure why

Seoul, South Korea CNN  —  Father and daughter walking hand in hand near a towering weapon of mass destruction. That was the scene North Korea showed the world on Saturday as state media released the first pictures of Kim Jong Un with a child believed to be his daughter, Ju Ae, inspecting what experts say … Read more

Man shot, robbed in Los Angeles may have ties to Korean royal family: report

Man shot, robbed in Los Angeles may have ties to Korean royal family: report

A man who was shot and robbed on Friday in Los Angeles’s Koreatown may have had ties to a Korean royal family member. The shooting occurred around 4:20 p.m. outside the luxury Kurve apartment complex. The LAPD said two male suspects fled the scene.  The victim drove a Rolls-Royce Phantom that is registered to Korean prince Andrew … Read more