Most S.Koreans Support Nuclear Armament
More than half of South Koreans support nuclear armament in defense against North Korea, a straw poll on Sunday by Media Research suggests. Overall support among some 1,000 respondents was at 51.1 percent.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Setback for Korea as Homegrown Chopper Fails Safety Test
The military has stopped taking delivery of Korean-made helicopters once touted as the crown jewels of the domestic arms industry after they failed a safety test in the U.S. About 50 of the KAI KUH-1 Surion helicopters have already been deployed warfare-ready.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea Threatens to Continue Nuclear Arms Development
North Korea's foreign minister on Friday threatened that his country "will continue to take measures to strengthen its national nuclear armed forces in both quantity and quality."
BUSINESS
Samsung to Resell Recalled Galaxy Note 7s
Samsung plans to refit Galaxy Note 7 phablets that have been recalled due to combustible batteries. The company is recalling 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets worldwide.