Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Daily Kor for Sunday, June 7, 2011

It's a slow news day. Yonhap seems to be the only news outlet with any actual news.
  1. In his Memorial Day speech, ROK President Lee Myungbak urges North Korea to choose "the path of peace and prosperity" (Yonhap)
  2. Officials from EU humanitarian aid department to visit North Korea today to assess food situation (Yonhap)
  3. Chung Mongjoon says he is setting his sights on next year's presidential election (Yonhap)
  4. UN Secretary-General Ban Kimoon, seeking a second five-year term, vows to strengthen the United Nations, deal more effectively with global challenges, and work toward a hunger-free world (Yonhap)
  5. North Korea officially acknowledges that Wihwa-do and Hwanggŭmpyŏng Islands along Chinese border are being made into special economic zones, in what is being seen as a possible attempt to experiment with Chinese-style economic reforms (Yonhap)
  6. Scandal erupts as David of popular Korea Tourism Organization advertisements is found to have had affair with host family's daughter (Yonhap)
    • David insists AES hacked into his Twitter account (Yonhap)

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