Korea

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

Ujan hosts award-giving ceremony for book review contest on Korean Literature

Bangladeshi publishing house Ujan Prokashan organised a book review contest where participants had to review Korean Literature on Monday, November 8.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

Ujan Book Review Contest 2021 announces winners, reviews Korean literature in translation

Participants reviewed Bangla translations of two significant works of Korean literature—Korear Kobita (Korean Poetry) translated by Chhanda Mahbub, and Korear Golpo (Short Stories of Korea), edited...

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

Dissecting The Intolerance Towards Korean Wave

Take a closer look at this unabashed hatred and rejection.

October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017

US flies bombers over Korean peninsula

The US has flown two supersonic heavy bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force against Pyongyang, staging the first night-time joint aviation exercises with Japan and South Korea.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Korean basketball player ‘not Korean’

An American female basketball player uses forged birth documents to falsely claim she had South Korean ancestry, prosecutors have claimed.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Koreans seek ‘right to disconnect’

Koreans find their constantly buzzing smartphones disorienting, according to a report by the Korea Press Foundation on Wednesday.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

North Korea 'fires short-range missiles'

North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea's military has said.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

Nothing changed in N Korea: UN expert

UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Marzuki Darusman, today warned that nothing has changed in the country since the UN...

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

North and South-Korea in rare talks to improve ties

Officials from North and South Korea are meeting for rare talks aimed at improving long-strained ties, after a military standoff in August.

October 26, 2015
October 26, 2015

US soldier's remains returned from N Korea after 65 years

The remains of a US soldier missing since the Korean War have been returned to his family in California.