Militaries gather in Hawaii for massive maritime exercises

Jul 6, 2016

Militaries gather in Hawaii for massive maritime exercises

U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Adm. Scott Swift said Tuesday he wants all 26 nations participating in military exercises in Hawaii to leave better prepared to respond to humanitarian crises. Swift said he also wants participants to better understand what the best practices are for ...

Jun 29, 2016

South Korean presidential hopeful resigns amid scandal

A high-profile South Korean politician and presidential hopeful resigned Tuesday as the head of his new opposition party that has been rocked by a bribery scandal. Ahn Cheol-soo, a former IT software tycoon, stepped down as co-leader of the People’s Party, amid allegations that ...

Jun 29, 2016

U.S., South Korea, Japan hold first anti-North Korea missile drill

Japan, South Korea and the United States held an unprecedented trilateral missile defense exercise Tuesday, aimed at countering the growing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea, which denounced it as a “military provocation.” The drill in waters off Hawaii came less than a week after ...

Jun 27, 2016

Park orders 24-hour watch for market turmoil amid Brexit fallout

President Park Geun-hye on Monday ordered officials to take “all necessary measures” — including round-the-clock monitoring — to minimize market fallout after Britain’s decision to exit the European Union, Yonhap news agency reported. The U.K. vote Thursday wiped trillions of dollars off world stock ...