The Korea Times Podcast

Korea nixes anti-adultery law, North Korean Nuclear Test, and more

Today on The Korea Times Podcast: The Constitutional Court strikes down Korea’s anti-adultery law and North Korea’s nuclear test might be coming in October. Plus Bandai unveils new games and Lotte has the best chef in the world. http://media.blubrry.com/qirangerpodcast/p/traffic.libsyn.com/koreatimes/KTP_2015-02-27.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Hong Kongers still cling to the hope of universal suffrage, Australia ups its anti-terror monitoring, and Japan’s revisionists at work. These stories and more are on the February 27th edition of Asia News Weekly.

Can Hong Kong Achieve Democracy, Japan’s Right May Upset East Asian Ties, Personal Freedoms Dwindle, and More

Hong Kongers still cling to the hope of universal suffrage, Australia ups its anti-terror monitoring, and Japan’s revisionists at work. These stories and more are on the February 27th edition of Asia News Weekly. Should Hong Kong Stop Pursuing Universal Suffrage? When Beijing announced last year its plan to introduce voting in Hong Kong, it…

Philippine military officials order attacks on BIFF and new radiation leaks are found in a Fukushima nuclear plant. Plus a North Korean diplomat plans to address the UN on human rights and Bangladesh arrests its former PM.

Philippine Military to take on BIFF, new radiation discovered at Fukushima, NK at UN, and more

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Philippine military officials order attacks on BIFF and new radiation leaks are found in a Fukushima nuclear plant. Plus a North Korean diplomat plans to address the UN on human rights and Bangladesh arrests its former PM. All-out offensive against BIFF Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang…

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Park self-righteous? Political parties argue over anti-graft bill, and SK beats Viber in court

Today on The Korea Times Podcast: Can the President change what people say is a “self-righteous” style while rival parties argue over an anti-graft bill? Plus SK Telecom wins a far reaching patent case and the new PM vows to get tough on incompetent bureaucrats. http://media.blubrry.com/qirangerpodcast/p/traffic.libsyn.com/koreatimes/KTP_2015-02-25.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Are Filipino Muslims training with Abu Sayyaf and Kim Jong-un calls for combat readiness. Plus a former Chinese Premier’s daughter could be the next one snared for graft and messaging app Viber could be out of Korea.

Is MILF training with Abu Sayyaf? Li’s Daughter graft target? Viber may be out of Korea

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Are Filipino Muslims training with Abu Sayyaf and Kim Jong-un calls for combat readiness. Plus a former Chinese Premier’s daughter could be the next one snared for graft and messaging app Viber could be out of Korea. Could the Philippines’ MILF be training with Aby Sayyaf? The Philippine government is currently…

Residents in Aceh, Indonesia are insulted by Australia’s Prime Minister and more than 2,000 sue the Asahi Shimbun for tainting Japan’s honor. Plus Police in the Maldives arrest the former President and Hong Kong police aren’t smiling after a bad photo.

Aceh reacts to Abbott, new Comfort Women suit, former Maldivian President arrested, and HK police snap bad photo

Monday, February 23, 2015 Residents in Aceh, Indonesia are insulted by Australia’s Prime Minister and more than 2,000 sue the Asahi Shimbun for tainting Japan’s honor. Plus Police in the Maldives arrest the former President and Hong Kong police aren’t smiling after a bad photo. Aceh Residents Collect Funds to “Repay” Australia Last week Australian…

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City investigates new sinkhole, FTA expected to be signed, PM pledges to improve inter-Korean ties, and Kim Jong-un invited to Bandung

Today on The Korea Times Podcast: Seoul officials investigate why two people fell through a sidewalk and South Korea and China look to ink their FTA this week. Plus New Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo promises to improve inter-Korean relations and Kim Jong-un gets an invite to the Asian-African Conference. http://media.blubrry.com/qirangerpodcast/p/traffic.libsyn.com/koreatimes/KTP_2015-02-23.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window…

Suicide bombs detonate in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Plus Japan pledges anti-terror aid and another Chinese Tiger is nabbed for graft.

Suicide Bombs, Japanese Anti-terror Aid, and Another Tiger Goes Down

  Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Suicide bombs detonate in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Plus Japan pledges anti-terror aid and another Chinese Tiger is nabbed for graft. Afghan Suicide Bomb Provincial officials said a group of suicide bombers attacked a police station in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 22 officers and wounding 18 others. The…

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Park Reshuffles Cabinet, Lotte World Safety Issues, Taxes Soar, and Late Night Drag Racing

Today on The Korea Times Podcast: Park gets a new Prime Minister and completes her cabinet reshuffle and more safety problems at the second Lotte World are uncovered. Plus taxes for Korea’s middle class are set to soar and some Koreans are putting the pedal to the metal. http://media.blubrry.com/qirangerpodcast/p/traffic.libsyn.com/koreatimes/KTP_2015-02-18.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window |…

New economic data suggests Japan has emerged from its recession and more voices sound calling for Philippine President Aquino to step down. Plus South Korea’s President Park finally gets a Prime Minister and clashes continue in Myanmar.

Japan out of recession; More calls for Aquino to resign; New PM for ROK; Border clashes in Myanmar

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 New economic data suggests Japan has emerged from its recession and more voices sound calling for Philippine President Aquino to step down. Plus South Korea’s President Park finally gets a Prime Minister and clashes continue in Myanmar. Japan Emerges From Recession Japan’s economy expanded at a measly 2.2%, compared to an…

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Looming PM Vote, CO2 kills one man, Suwon Judge Blasted For Online Comments, and North Korea Cancels Arirang Games

Today on The Korea Times Podcast: A man dies from CO2 poisoning in a hotel and we could see a public poll over President Park’s controversial PM nominee. Plus a Suwon Judge is blasted for posting messages online and North Korea cancels the Arirang Mass Games. http://media.blubrry.com/qirangerpodcast/p/traffic.libsyn.com/koreatimes/KTP_2015-02-16.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download