Elise Hu

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Armed With NASA Data, South Korea Confronts Its Choking Smog

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The U.S. space agency and the South Korean government teamed up for the most ambitious study of Korean air quality to date and found the majority of the toxic air is homegrown, and not from neighbors.

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North Korea Fires Another Missile Over Japan

Thursday, September 14, 2017

South Korean and Japanese officials say the latest missile flew over Hokkaido and fell into the ocean, and the South Korean military conducted a live-fire ballistic missile drill in response.

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In Hokkaido, Being In North Korea's Missile Flight Path Means Cold War-Era Drills

Friday, September 08, 2017

Last week, a North Korean missile flew over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido. Normally a peaceful place known for its ski resorts, its residents are rethinking the threat.

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News Brief: North Korean Nukes, Trump's Response, Harvey's Toxic Effects

Monday, September 04, 2017

North Korea claimed to have successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, which would be a big development in the country's nuclear program. Also, we have the latest on the U.S. response.

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World Leaders Condemn North Korean Nuclear Test

Monday, September 04, 2017

North Korea conducted its sixth test of a nuclear weapon on Sunday, and the world reacted with condemnation. North Korea claims to have tested a hydrogen bomb.

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North Korea Claims Successful Hydrogen Bomb Test

Sunday, September 03, 2017

In its sixth nuclear test, North Korea said it was "successful" in loading a hydrogen bomb onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. President Trump is set to meet with his national security team.

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Japan Is On High Alert After North Korea Missile Launch

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

North Korea conducted a missile launch over Japan Tuesday, further ratcheting up tensions in the region. Officials say the projectile flew over a northern Japanese island and landed in the ocean.

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Will Samsung Case Mark A Turning Point For South Korean Business Ties To Government?

Friday, August 25, 2017

After Lee Jae-yong's conviction for bribery, "I hope this is a starting point to cutting off businesses' close relationship to the government," said South Korean President Moon Jae-in's spokesman.

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What A Tech Leader's Corruption Conviction Means For Samsung And South Korea

Friday, August 25, 2017

A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire head of Samsung Group to five years in prison. He was found guilty in a corruption case involving the country's former president.

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Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

Monday, August 21, 2017

The annual drill between U.S. and South Korean troops comes in the wake of a bitter back-and-forth between North Korea and President Trump.

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Reactions Out Of China And Guam Over Exchanges Between U.S. And North Korea

Saturday, August 12, 2017

President Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron amid mounting tensions with North Korea. Trump is not backing down from his rhetoric on North Korea.

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People On Guam Remain Calm Despite North Korea's Threats

Friday, August 11, 2017

President Trump amped up his words against North Korea, saying North Korea's leader "is not going to threaten the United States." The U.S. territory of Guam is in the shadow of North Korea's threats.

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On Guam, The Mood Is Calm Despite Being In North Korea's Crosshairs

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Despite North Korea's recent threats to create an "enveloping fire," hotels and beaches are full in the tiny U.S. Pacific territory. "If it's gonna happen, it's gonna happen," says one resident.

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The Mood On Guam After North Korean Threats

Thursday, August 10, 2017

North Korea recently threatened to bomb Guam, a U.S. territory and home to multiple U.S. military bases.

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Morning News Brief: Tillerson Tries To Tame Tensions, Guamanians React

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has struck a different tone than the president over a potential conflict with North Korea. Also, we look at the mood in Guam after threats from North Korea.

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UN Security Council Votes Unanimously To Impose Toughest Sanctions Yet

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The United Nations imposed the harshest sanctions to date on North Korea on Saturday. They hope the pressure will discourage further missile testing --which many fear could reach Japan and the U.S.

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U.N. Approves New North Korea Sanctions Over Missile Tests

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The new sanctions will cut about $1 billion, or a third, of North Korea's export revenue. North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month, which could potentially reach the U.S.

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China's Leverage — And Its Limits — In North Korea

Friday, August 04, 2017

President Trump blames China for not doing enough to contain North Korea's nuclear threat. But how much influence does China really have on Pyongyang?

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How Steve Jobs Helped This North Korean Defector 'Think Different'

Monday, July 31, 2017

When Kim Hak-min got to South Korea, he saw his first-ever smartphone, the iPhone 4. It changed his life trajectory.

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Analysts: North Korea Improves Its Capabilities With Each Missile Test

Saturday, July 29, 2017

North Korea fired a missile on Friday that experts say had the capability of striking U.S. cities. Korea observers argue with each successive test, the U.S. and allies lose leverage with Pyongyang.

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