[KBS WORLD RADIO] HOT ISSUE http://world.kbs.co.kr/english 15[KBS WORLD RADIO] HOT ISSUE en 2018-02-24T22:53:39 North Korea Invites Moon to Pyongyang http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10082054 North Korea has extended a formal invitation for President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang via the ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10082054">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 18 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Choi Soon-sil Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10082053 A Seoul court has sentenced Choi Soon-sil, a central figure in the influence-peddling scandal that ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10082053">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 18 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE GM Korea to Close Gunsan Plant http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10082052 Major U.S. automaker General Motors(GM) has decided to close one of its four plants in South Korea. ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10082052">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 18 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE PyeongChang Winter Olympics Begin http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081948 The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics officially kicked off at 8 p.m. Friday with a spectacular ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081948">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 11 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Court Issues Suspended Sentence for Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081947 Samsung Electronics' de-facto leader Lee Jae-yong has walked free from jail almost a year after he ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081947">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 11 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Resumption of Finance Minister’s Talks with China http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081946 South Korea and China held the 15th round of their finance ministers’ meetings early this month ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081946">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 11 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Trump Pledges Maximum Pressure on N. Korea in State of the Union Address http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081530 In his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump stressed the need for ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081530">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 04 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Think Tank Calls for Caution Over Strong 2017 Export Figures http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081529 A local think tank has warned against overoptimism regarding last year’s strong performance from ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081529">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 04 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Chung Hyeon & Park Hang-seo Become Sports Heroes http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081528 South Korean sports stars Chung Hyeon and Park Hang-seo have grabbed the headlines in recent days ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081528">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 04 Feb 2018 HOT ISSUE Two Koreas Hold Mutual Visits for Winter Olympics http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081243 Preparations are well under way for North Korea's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081243">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 28 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE US Issues Safeguards against Washing Machine Imports http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081242 The U.S. on Monday announced safeguard measures on imports of large residential washing machines ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081242">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 28 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE S. Korea-EU Trade in 2017 Forecast to Surpass 100 Bln Euros http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081241 South Korea's trade with the European Union(EU) is presumed to have surpassed 100 billion euros ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10081241">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 28 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Two Koreas Agree on Joint Entry, Single Ice Hockey Team at Olympics http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080950 The two Koreas have agreed to march together under a unified flag at the opening ceremony of the ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080950">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 21 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Foreign Ministers Gather in Vancouver http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080948 As the two Koreas draw closer ahead of next month's Olympics, top diplomats from 20 nations met in ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080948">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 21 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Top Office Unveils Reform Plan of Investigative Authorities http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080947 Last Sunday, the presidential office announced plans to reform the country's three major ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080947">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 21 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE N. Korea to Participate in PyeongChang Winter Olympics http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080680 Seoul and Pyongyang have agreed on the North's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics and ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080680">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 14 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Moon's New Year Press Conference http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080679 President Moon Jae-in unveiled his blueprint for 2018 at his New Year's press conference at the top ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080679">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 14 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Seoul Won’t Renegotiate 2015 Sex Slavery Settlement http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080678 The government has announced that it will not renegotiate its agreement on Japan’s wartime sex ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080678">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 14 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE N. Korea Willing to Send Delegation to PyeongChang Olympics, Inter-Korean Dialogue Resumes http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080816 In his New Year’s message aired on state media on New Year's Day, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080816">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 07 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Moon Focuses on Improving Quality of Life in New Year’s Message http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080815 President Moon Jae-in says providing a higher quality of life to the people of South Korea is the ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080815">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 07 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE Strong Won Hitting Profits on Exports http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080814 The value of the South Korean won against the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen rose sharply from the ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10080814">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 07 Jan 2018 HOT ISSUE S. Korea, US Consider Postponing Joint Military Exercises in 2018 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079920 South Korea and the United States may consider postponing their joint military exercises next year ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079920">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 24 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Less than 50 Days to PyeongChang Winter Olympics http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079919 With the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics now less than 50 days away, all preparations for the ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079919">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 24 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Gov’t Drafts Basic Plan on Promoting Tourism http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079918 The government last Monday announced a basic plan to promote tourism, including ways to attract ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079918">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 24 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Moon, Xi Vow to Peacefully Denuclearize N. Korea during Summit Talks http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079635 South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that a war on the ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079635">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 17 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Anti-Graft Law Revision Raises Gift Price Ceiling http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079633 The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission has approved a revision increasing the limits on ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079633">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 17 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Gov’t Convenes Emergency Meeting on Bitcoin Frenzy http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079632 The government has taken emergency steps to put the brakes on frenzied speculation as well as scams ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079632">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 17 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Nat’l Assembly Approves 2018 Budget http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079346 The National Assembly passed the fiscal 2018 budget bill amid strong protest from the main ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079346">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 10 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE Report: Losses from China’s THAAD Retaliation Reach 7.5 Tln Won in 2017 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079345 China's retaliation over South Korea's deployment of the THAAD missile defense system is estimated ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079345">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 10 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE KEPCO Picked as Preferred Bidder for UK Nuclear Project http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079344 South Korea's state-run power company Korea Electric Power Corporation(KEPCO) has been selected as ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_hotissue_detail.htm?No=10079344">[more...]</a><BR> KBS WORLD RADIOSun, 10 Dec 2017 HOT ISSUE