Korea to Decide on $380M Blockchain Development Fund by the End of the Month 

Korea to Decide on $380M Blockchain Development Fund by the End of the Month 

The Korean Ministry of Science and ICT will decide at the end of the month whether or not to continue with a massive blockchain development project. The fund will invest 480 billion won, or approximately $ 388 million, in the development of the technology over…

South Korea just changed a longstanding military law for the sake of BTS

South Korea just changed a longstanding military law for the sake of BTS

Just a day after BTS made Billboard history (for the nth time), the South Korean government made a little fuss. On December 1, the National Assembly changed a long-standing law regarding compulsory military service in order to provide a brief respite for the artists and…

North Korea 'frees 7,000 prisoners from labour camps' in bizarre pardon ruling

North Korea 'frees 7,000 prisoners from labour camps' in bizarre pardon ruling

North Korea has reportedly released 7,000 prisoners from its labor camps. Kim Jong-un ordered the move under general amnesty for the 75th anniversary of the founding in 1945 of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea. During last month’s anniversary, the pariah state unveiled what appeared…

Fears North Korea building more nuclear weapons at top-secret facility

Fears North Korea building more nuclear weapons at top-secret facility

Observers say North Korea could be creating a secret new generation of nuclear weapons. Activity around a remote factory near the capital Pyongyang is said to be linked to the production of uranium for weapons. The Kangson facility has been known to US intelligence since…

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