South Korea military

K-pop superband BTS members to face possible military conscription

Whether the band’s members must serve in the army is one of the hottest issues in South Korea because its oldest member, Jin, faces possible enlistment early next year.

published on : 7th October 2022

US, South Korean navies end key exercise amid North Korea tension

The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said that the exercise was aimed at strengthening the interoperability of the two navies.

published on : 4th June 2022

North Korea may fire big missile to put spy satellite in space

Though North Korea’s neighbors detected two ballistic launches last week, they later said it was testing cameras and other systems to be installed on a spy satellite.

published on : 11th March 2022

Korean archer refuses to celebrate Asian Games gold as compatriot misses military service exemption

Nearly every able-bodied South Korean male is required to enrol by age 28 in the military, although a rare reprieve is gifted to elite sportsmen such as Olympic Games medallists or Asiad champion.

published on : 29th August 2018