South Korea - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

South Korea

Latest Stories

20110602-165549-pic-935802214.jpg

20110602-165549-pic-935802214.jpg

South Korean investigators and technicians conduct a ground-penetrating radar survey Thursday looking for traces of Agent Orange at Camp Carroll, a U.S. Army logistics base in South Korea. The joint investigation comes after American veterans said they buried large amounts of the highly toxic defoliant there in 1978. (Associated Press)

20110602-165549-pic-867187425.jpg

20110602-165549-pic-867187425.jpg

Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson, commander of the 8th Army in South Korea, talks with investigators while technicians conduct the search at Camp Carroll. (Associated Press)

20110421-181519-pic-670990279.jpg

20110421-181519-pic-670990279.jpg

Students at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology light candles April 10 to mourn fellow students who committed suicide at their campus in Daejeon, South Korea. Four have killed themselves since the beginning of the year. (Associated Press)

KOREA.jpg

KOREA.jpg

South Korean Foreign Minister Kim Sung-Hwan, left, walks alongside U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton prior to their meeting at the Foreign Minister's Residence in Seoul on April 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

South_Korea_Japan_Earthquake_Nuclear_Crisis.sff.jpg

South_Korea_Japan_Earthquake_Nuclear_Crisis.sff.jpg

South Korean environmentalists hold umbrellas beside jets of water during a rally demanding South Korean government to stop expanding nuclear power plants in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 6, 2011. Fears over possible radiation contamination are growing in South Korea, the country closest to Japan, after Japanese nuclear power plants were damaged by earthquakes last month.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

South Korea Koreas Cl_Lea.jpg

South Korea Koreas Cl_Lea.jpg

**FILE** South Korean activists and defectors from North Korea release balloons with the words "Overthrow Kim Jong-il Dictatorship" in Korean and with leaflets condemning the North Korean leader during a rally at the Imjingak pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea, on Feb. 16, the North's national holiday celebrating Mr. Kim's birthday. (Associated Press)

20110216-203334-pic-876873800.jpg

20110216-203334-pic-876873800.jpg

Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner tells senators that if trade deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama aren't approved, U.S. "business just goes to other countries." (Associated Press)

South_Korea_LG_Electronics_3D_TV.sff.jpg

South_Korea_LG_Electronics_3D_TV.sff.jpg

Models and LG Electronics employees wearing special glasses watch a Cinema 3-D TV by LG Electronics during a press unveiling in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. LG Electronics says competition is heating up in the global battle to win over customers to 3-D televisions and the South Korean company thinks it has gained a key edge. (AP Photo/Ahn oung-joon)

AMNESTY.jpg

AMNESTY.jpg

Members of Amnesty International in South Korea shout slogans during a rally in Seoul, South Korea, to express their support to the Egyptians who forced the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, after ruling Egypt for 30 years, on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

newyear_4208

newyear_4208

North Korean refugee Lee Dong-woon, 82, left center, and his family members pay to respect for their ancestors in North Korea in front of the barbed wire fence as they celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Imjingak Pavilion, near the demilitarized zone of Panmunjom, in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011. About 32 million people will visit their hometowns during the five-day holiday that begins Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

20110201-185046-pic-184516769.jpg

20110201-185046-pic-184516769.jpg

At the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Tuesday, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak urges North Korea to show responsibility for two deadly attacks last year. (Associated Press)

South Korea Piracy_Lea.jpg

South Korea Piracy_Lea.jpg

A Somali pirate (hooded) arrives at the southern regional headquarters of the South Korean coast guard in Busan, South Korea, on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011. The coast guard says five Somali pirates captured during a raid on a hijacked South Korean cargo ship in the Arabian Sea have been brought to South Korea to stand trial. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Jo Jung-ho)

CORRECTION Piracy_Thir.jpg

CORRECTION Piracy_Thir.jpg

South Korean naval special forces approach the South Korean cargo ship Samho Jewelry in a military operation in the Arabian Sea Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. In the daring and rare raid, South Korean special forces stormed the hijacked freighter, rescuing all 21 crew members and killing eight assailants in a rare and bold raid on Somali pirates, South Korea said. (AP Photo/South Korean navy via Yonhap)

South Korea Koreas Cl_Thir.jpg

South Korea Koreas Cl_Thir.jpg

In this photo released by the South Korean Army via Yonhap, South Korean Army soldiers run out from a Black Hawk helicopter during an exercise to prepare for possible aggression by North Korea in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. South Korea has welcomed an agreement between leaders of the United States and China on the need to maintain peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and achieve its denuclearization. (AP Photo/South Korean Army via Yonhap)

GATES.jpg

GATES.jpg

U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, left, shakes hands with South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

South Korea Gates Asi_Thir.jpg

South Korea Gates Asi_Thir.jpg

Defense Secretary Robert Gates, front left, and South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, front right, walk into the meeting room at the Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Jan. 14, 2011. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, Pool)

20101229-195350-pic-567826184.jpg

20101229-195350-pic-567826184.jpg

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (center) delivers a speech Wednesday on next year's foreign-policy plans in Seoul. South Korea's president is calling for urgency in dismantling neighboring North Korea's atomic weapons program. (Yonhap news agency via Associated Press)

South Korea Koreas Cl_Star.jpg

South Korea Koreas Cl_Star.jpg

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak visits the South Korean Army soldiers at a military base near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Yanggu, north of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. South Korean fighter jets dropped bombs and tanks fired artillery Thursday as the military staged its largest air and ground firing drills of the year in a show of force a month after North Korea's deadly shelling of a front-line island. (AP Photo/ Jo Bo-hee, Yonhap)

South Korea Koreas Cl_Lea.jpg

South Korea Koreas Cl_Lea.jpg

South Korean soldiers check on the front line of the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Inje, South Korea, north of Seoul, on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. (AP Photo/ Lee Sang-hak, Yonhap)

KOREA.jpg

KOREA.jpg

A tourist hangs on a ribbon with messages wishing for reunification of the two Koreas at a barbed-wire fence at the at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)