Intelligence Chief Makes Secret Visit to U.S.
National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon secretly flew to Washington D.C. last weekend and met with CIA Director Gina Haspel to discuss the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit. Haspel will be among U.S. officials to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's right-hand man Kim Yong-chol, who arrived in Washington on Thursday.
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NATIONAL/POLITICS
Moon Touts Hydrogen Cars in Visit to Ulsan
President Moon Jae-in on Thursday threw the government's support behind hydrogen cars as the future of eco vehicles. Moon said his government is determined to support "the hydrogen economy" rooted in clean-energy cars.
NORTH KOREA
N.Korea's Biochemical Weapons 'More Dangerous Than Nukes'
North Korea's chemical and biological weapons are a more underestimated threat than its nuclear weapons, the New York Times reported Tuesday. Several North Korean defectors who were soldiers tested positive for smallpox antibodies.
BUSINESS
Mercedes-Benz to Launch Fleet of Eco Cars in Korea
Mercedes-Benz will release a range of new eco cars in the Korean market this year, Dimitris Psillakis, the German carmaker's Korea chief, said Thursday. Mercedes-Benz had a bumper year in Korea by selling over 70,000 cars last year.