North Korean defector says US team athlete Gwen Berry was executed for ‘unthinkable’ flag protest
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North Korean defector says US team athlete Gwen Berry was executed for ‘unthinkable’ flag protest

Human rights activist Yeonmi Park, who defected from North Korea, criticized the “unthinkable” actions of team hammer thrower Gwen Berry after turning her back on the American flag as the national anthem was playing. While performing the anthem at an Olympic qualifier in Oregon, first place DeAnna Price and second place Brooke Anderson faced the…

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Older women are the new faces of South Korean influencers

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – The freshest faces among South Korean influencers are no longer the usual 20-something celebrities. Instead, entertainment and social media are focused on a new generation: the older generation. Older women were once invisible in South Korean entertainment as the industry stuck to strictly conservative traditional female roles and saw them…

North Korean TV makes rare comment on Kim Jong-un’s ’emaciated’ weight
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North Korean TV makes rare comment on Kim Jong-un’s ’emaciated’ weight

Kim Jong-un appears to have lost weight between February and June this year – Korean Central News Agency / Korea News Service via AP, File North Korean state television aired a rare commentary on Kim Jong-un’s “emaciated” state after images of the lean autocrat earlier this month sparked international speculation about his health. In a…

South Korean cryptobours have banned the handling of coins they have issued themselves
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South Korean cryptobours have banned the handling of coins they have issued themselves

Increased regulatory control, which has recently affected the South Korean cryptocurrency space, appears to have extended to exchange tokens. Exchange tokens are tokens issued by a cryptocurrency exchange that usually offer the holder an advantage, either through reduced trading fees, regular token burning, or other means. According to a message Arirang on Thursday, it is…

Regulations lead Korean stock exchanges to be phased out, warning against high-risk coins
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Regulations lead Korean stock exchanges to be phased out, warning against high-risk coins

The cryptocurrency market in South Korea continues to transform under the weight of rising regulatory pressures. Major cryptobours such as Upbit have moved to the or list this week warn specific digital assets that they considered high risk for investors. The trend, as local reporters note, has seemingly manifested itself ignited the growing level of…

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Korean annual GDP growth exceeds expectations of 1.8% in 1Q: current (1.9%)

The EUR / USD pair failed to cross the 1.2200 level, and this Tuesday it is slowly receding from this area. However, volatility is very limited within the forex trading panel; Investors are waiting for first-order events that will appear later in the week. Shares rose as US government bond yields fell to new weekly…

South Korean regulators have agreed on 20 cryptobourses
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South Korean regulators have agreed on 20 cryptobourses

During a recent meeting with financial regulators, small and medium-sized stock exchanges in South Korea had the opportunity to express their complaints to the government. According to a message South Korean correspondent D.Street, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), would convene a meeting behind the door with 20 cryptobourses on Thursday. Internal sources quoted by D.Street…

The expansion of Korean Solana receives support of $ 20 million
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The expansion of Korean Solana receives support of $ 20 million

News related to Solana yes went through a series of headings in the last months. The blockchain now seems to be making great strides in Korea with significant funding for the surrounding ecosystem. “As one of the largest global cryptocurrency markets, Korea has an extremely high cryptocurrency acceptance rate,” a representative of the Korean company…

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Korean industrial production rose to -1.6%, which was below expectations of 1.5% in April

The GBP / USD pair reached a low before the release of US data at 1.4135 amid widespread growth of the US dollar. Then the dollar lost ground and preferred a recovery in the cables, back above 1,150. Intraday bias still indicates a decline in the GBP / USD pair, but downward pressure has eased…