Acting president defends THAAD as 'self-defense measure incomparable to any other'

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday mounted a strong defense of the plan to deploy a U.S. missile defense system to the Korean Peninsula, saying it is a "necessary self-defense measure incomparable to any other."

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Trump's White House vows to develop missile defense system to defend against N. Korea

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SaiGon GP English 4 day(s) ago

The White House of President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. will develop an advanced missile defense system to defend better against attacks from countries like North Korea and Iran, source from the Yonhap.

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S. Korea to remain firm against China's non-tariff barriers

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

South Korea said Tuesday that it will take a firm stance against China's recent hostile movements against its businesses in apparent retaliation for welcoming a U.S.-owned missile system, source from the Yonhap.

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Acting president calls for continued 'across-the-board pressure' to induce N.K. denuclearization

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday called for continued efforts to induce North Korea's denuclearization through "across-the-board" pressure amid growing threats from the communist country.

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S. Korean food industry suffers from falling exports to China

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

From the Yonhap, the South Korean food industry is feeling the pinch of the row between South Korea and China over Seoul's decision to deploy a U.S. missile defense system on its soil despite Beijing's objection, industry sources said Wednesday.

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S. Korea warns of stronger sanctions in case of ICBM test

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

South Korea warned North Korea Monday that it could face stronger international sanctions and pressure if it goes ahead with a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, source from the Yonhap.

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US destroyer arrives at Cam Ranh port for connections with Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) on Thursday arrived at Cam Ranh International Port, located in the south-central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi said in a press release the same day.

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S. Korea to develop long-range air-to-surface missile

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

South Korea will push to develop its own indigenous long-range air-to-ground missile to cope with the growing military threat from North Korea, the state arms procurement agency said Wednesday, from the Yonhap.

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Aboard Vietnam’s homebuilt missile-armed fast attack craft

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam’s homebuilt Molniya-class fast attack crafts (FACs) are armed with 12 air defense missiles and 16 subsonic anti-ship missiles with an operational range of up to 130 kilometers.

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S. Korea, U.S. begin large-scale air defense drills

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

South Korean and U.S. forces kicked off their annual aerial exercise, the military here said Wednesday, the latest in a series of maneuvers aimed at enhancing combined defense capabilities against evolving threats from North Korea, source from the Yonhap.

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South Korea, Japan agree intelligence-sharing on North Korea threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

South Korea and Japan signed a military intelligence pact on Wednesday to share sensitive information on the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear activities, the South's defense ministry said.

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Defense ministry concludes deal to secure site for THAAD

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

South Korea's defense ministry concluded a deal Wednesday to acquire a site for an advanced U.S. missile defense system from Lotte Group, source from the Yonhap News Agency.

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Military on high alert against N.K. threats around U.S. election

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

South Korea's military said Monday it will stay on high alert as North Korea may fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) around the U.S. presidential election scheduled for Tuesday, source from Yonhap.

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Japan, US, S. Korea agree to step up pressure on N. Korea

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Senior officials from Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed Thursday to step up pressure on North Korea as they stick to their goal of persuading the communist state to abandon its nuclear weapons.

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N. Korea expected to test-fire at least 5 more Musudan missiles: report

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

North Korea is expected to make at least five additional attempts to test-fire its intermediate-range Musudan missiles down the road, a media report said on October 21, source from Yonhap News.

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