United stance needed for Korean tensions

United stance needed for Korean tensions

SEOUL, May 6 (UPI) -- South Korean and U.S. leaders should have a united position to defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula, analysts say.

WBC: South Korea 6, Australia 0

TAICHUNG, Taiwan, March 4 (UPI) -- Song Seung-jun and five relievers combined for a shutout that helped South Korea to a 6-0 win over Australia Monday in the World Baseball Classic.
Cepeda, Kim lead WBC all-tournament team

Cepeda, Kim lead WBC all-tournament team

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- Cuba's Frederich Cepeda and South Korea's Kim Tae-kyun were unanimous selections to the World Baseball Classic all-tournament team announced Tuesday.

S. Korea, U.S. set to conclude FTA talks

SEOUL, March 30 (UPI) -- South Korea and the United States are in a final stage of free trade negotiations Friday night, just hours before a deadline expires.

S.Korea trade minister to visit U.S.

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong will visit the United States next week to discuss the free trade negotiations, Seoul officials said Friday.

Scientists close to cracking 10 nanometers

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- South Korean scientists say they are close to the creation of a super thin semiconductor once considered almost impossible to achieve.

Russia, S. Korea sign trade agreement

MOSCOW, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Russia and South Korea signed a trade and economic cooperation agreement Saturday that will link the Trans-Korean and Trans-Siberian railroads.

S.Korea's defense minister replaced

SEOUL, July 28 (UPI) -- South Korea dismissed its defense minister Wednesday over the leak of sensitive information about a naval confrontation with North Korea.
Kim Hyun

Kim Hyun-Hui (Hangul: 김현희, Hanja: 金賢姬; aka Ok Hwa) (b. January 27, 1962, Kaesong) is one of the North Korean agents responsible for the Korean Air Flight 858 bombing in 1987.

Kim Hyun Hui's father served in the North Korean Department of Foreign Affairs and as a result, the family lived in Cuba for some time. Kim excelled as a student and in after-school activities. In college, she studied Japanese. This later proved to be a fateful decision for Kim and led to her selection as an agent for the North Korean Communist Party.

Once selected to become an agent for the Party, Kim was given a new name Ok Hwa and sent to live in a compound outside of Pyongyang. There, Kim was trained in martial arts, physical fitness, and Japanese for three years. Her language instructor was a Japanese woman using the Korean name Lee Eun-Hye (李恩恵, 리은혜) who had been apparently kidnapped from Japan, later Kim testified she was Yaeko Taguchi.  Additionally, students at this facility were shown propaganda films and indoctrinated regarding North Korean communism. At the end of her training, Kim was rigorously tested. Part of her final exam required her to infiltrate and steal documents from a mock embassy.

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