• HK Int’l Airport reopens; U.S., Canada warn China not to intervene with force
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    HK Int’l Airport reopens; U.S., Canada warn China not to intervene with force

    around 5,000 pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong swarmed the territory’s International Airport on Monday forcing it to temporarily closed now only a few protesters are and the terminals and flights are taking off again our chiong tells us more due to the large number of people who grounded yesterday Hong Kong International Airport reopened two hours earlier than announced at 6:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday was 7 a.m. Korea time but the websites of many major airlines show some flights are still canceled so if you are traveling in or out of Hong Kong you should check with your airline or the Hong Kong Airport website to confirm whether…

  • Hong Kong Int’l Airport reopens, U.S. warns China not to intervene
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    Hong Kong Int’l Airport reopens, U.S. warns China not to intervene

    our top story this morning around 5000 pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong swarmed the territory’s International Airport on Monday forcing it to temporarily close now they do remain in the terminal as we speak but flights are now said to be leaving for more we have our chess young on the line to give us the details so Xian what are we hearing right now well mark the airport shut down and for 3 p.m. Monday and it reopen at 6 a.m. local time on Tuesday now at 7 a.m. Korean time now this is 2 hours earlier than initially announced by the airport that’s due to a large number…

  • Success of K-pop, ‘Parasite’ is no coincidence: CISAC Director General
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    Success of K-pop, ‘Parasite’ is no coincidence: CISAC Director General

    shiftingfocus the International Confederation of societies of authors and composers represents four million musicians lyricists film directors screenwriters visual artists and other creators in 121 countries and our kang-hyun who sat down with the confederations director-general to discuss copyright protection in the digital world and the global success of kpop and the movie parasite hello mr. Warren thanks for doing this interview with us today thanks for having me now according to a report by SESAC global royalty collections for music Hiep record nine point four billion u.s. dollars in 2018 what does that mean for the music industry yes so what it means is that the industry is growing…

  • U.S. ready to allow North Korea sanctions exemption to combat coronavirus
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    U.S. ready to allow North Korea sanctions exemption to combat coronavirus

    the US State Department is concerned about the coronavirus potentially affecting North Korea as says it’s ready to help the north if needed the department said on Thursday they will support Washington’s as well as international aides to counter the spread of the corona virus in North Korea the Red Cross had called for an exemptions to North Korea sanctions to allow a bank transfer to its office in North Korea the organization said the move is quote essential as a life-saving intervention

  • Hong Kong protesters storm main legislative building, clash with police
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    Hong Kong protesters storm main legislative building, clash with police

    massive demonstrations have once again hit Hong Kong protesters forced their way into the parliament there late on Monday mid mounting frustration over the lack of response over their demands to withdraw completely a controversial extradition bill and for Hong Kong’s leader to step down for more on this and other news from around the world let’s turn to our kim mok-yeon who’s filling in for Hong Yeo today so Morgan tell us why and how this protest turned so violent markley pro-democracy protests have been an annual event that always came in time with the handover ceremony but even before the anniversary Hong Kong has seen hundreds of thousands…

  • How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?
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    How Many Countries has the United States Recognised – But No Longer Exist?

    It’s now two and a half centuries since the United States declared independence. During that time it’s witnessed the birth of many new countries. However, it has also seen many states disappear. In this video, I’m going to take a look at the countries that United States recognized, but which no longer exist. [MUSIC] Hello. My name is James Ker-Lindsay. Welcome to Independent Thinking. A channel dedicated to international relations, independence and the origins of countries. Tucked away on the State Department website is the Office of the Historian. It’s a fantastic source on the foreign relations of the United States. However, one section in particular grabbed my attention. This…

  • Tensions continue to mount over fast-track legislation
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    Tensions continue to mount over fast-track legislation

    Now, over at the National Assembly, … lawmakers from the main opposition Liberty Korea Party are on standby around-the-clock to try to prevent any attempts by the ruling Democratic Party and other minor opposition parties to put key reform bills on fast-track. Two parliamentary committees on Friday attempted to fast track four bills,… including one on electoral reform,… and another to create an independent body to investigate corruption among high ranking public officials — but failed on fierce resistance from the Liberty Korea Party. The conservative party says the election law has always been revised based on bipartisan agreement,… but the four parties agreed on the fast-track move, as parliament…

  • Wuhan professors call for freedom of speech after death of  Li Wenliang
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    Wuhan professors call for freedom of speech after death of Li Wenliang

    the Chinese doctor who warned of the novel coronavirus before the outbreak hit the international headlines died last Thursday after contracting the virus himself his death has prompted a academics in Wuhan to call for the Chinese government to allow freedom of speech in China they’re also demanding apologies and compensation for the other whistle blows Eason J has this report Lee Wong yang a local doctor who warned his medical school alumni group about the discovery of a source like illness via a messaging app was reprimanded by Wuhan police and later forced to sign a letter stating he had made false comments on the Internet however the doctors…

  • S. Korean men’s Olympic football team returns home in glory after earning ticket to Olympics
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    S. Korean men’s Olympic football team returns home in glory after earning ticket to Olympics

    South Korea’s under-23 football squad returned home after securing a ticket to the upcoming Olympics the head coach announced the young tiger warriors goal is to do better than the 2012 London Games bronze finish I’m giong shares with us his remarks the South Korean men’s under-23 football team returned home from Thailand on Tuesday after earning their spot at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics they won the Asian Football Confederation under-23 championship in Thailand to qualify for Tokyo 2020 as one of the top three teams in the tournament South Korea won all six matches in the under-23 championship scoring a total of 10 goals and conceding just three the…