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: Kang Seung-woo
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 18:39
Chip 4, '3 Nos' complicate Korea-China ties
Korea is at a critical juncture over its ties with China as it faces increasing pressure to choose a side amid the intensifying Sino-U.S. rivalry, with any decision potentially causing further uncertainties in bilateral relations. Korea has been asked to respond to the U.S. invitation by the end of August to participate in the envisaged strategic alliance of four global chip ...
| 2022-08-02 16:34
Upcoming combined drill to heighten inter-Korean tensions
Plans to expand a combined military drill between South Korea and the United States against North Korea's growing threats are expected to bring the Korean Peninsula back to a state of confrontation, ratcheting up cross-border tensions, Pyongyang watchers said, Monday. The prediction comes as the allies seek to enhance their overall capabilities to deal with a possible all-out...
| 2022-08-01 16:23
No breakthrough yet in Indonesia's KF-X payments
Despite last week's summit between Korea and Indonesia, concerns over Jakarta's possible default on the KF-X joint fighter jet program still remain, after the meeting failed to come up with a clear-cut solution to the Southeast Asian country's overdue payment problem. The KF-X, aimed at producing an advanced multirole fighter jet, was initiated in 2001 and the two nations sig...
| 2022-07-31 16:19
Yoon's ASEAN diplomacy put to test at summit with Widodo
President Yoon Suk-yeol is expected to take advantage of his Indonesian counterpart's visit to Korea in Seoul's pursuit of diplomacy to strengthen ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and promote foreign policy in the Indo-Pacific region. Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived here Wednesday night for a two-day trip, during which he will sit down for...
| 2022-07-27 17:51
KOICA recognized for aid transparency
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has gained global recognition as a transparent and accountable aid donor in the international community. According to the results of an aid transparency evaluation, the agency received a “Good” rating in the 2022 Aid Transparency Index (ATI), released July 13 by Publish What You Fund (PWYF), an independent non-governmental or...
| 2022-07-26 13:42
Will President Jokowi's visit settle KF-X payment issue with Indonesia?
Although the domestically developed KF-21 Boramae fighter jet took to the skies for the first time last week, the issue related to Indonesia's payment for the joint fighter jet program is still grounded as Jakarta has yet to keep its word to pay its share of the total cost. However, there is a glimmer of hope for settlement of the overdue payment problem as Indonesian Preside...
| 2022-07-25 17:16
Indonesian president to visit Hyundai Motor's R&D center
Korea in bind over US-led chip alliance
Despite a change in government, Korea still finds itself in a tricky situation over how to balance its military alliance with the United States and its economic relationship with China, as Washington pushes to form an anti-Beijing chip alliance. Since taking office in May, President Yoon Suk-yeol has shown signs of coming closer to the U.S., a drastic shift from his predecess...
| 2022-07-22 16:57
Korea Aerospace Industries seeks to sell 1,000 FA-50s
On the back of the successful first flight of its KF-21 Boramae fighter jet earlier this week, the chief of Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is seeking to keep the momentum going by unveiling an ambitious new plan to sell 1,000 FA-50s within a decade
| 2022-07-21 15:59
KF-21 test pilot speaks of overcoming stress of successful first flight
Air Force Maj. Ahn Jun-hyun, who successfully conducted the maiden flight of the nation's first domestically developed fighter jet, Tuesday, admitted that he felt substantial psychological stress right before takeoff. But ultimately, he was able to shake off the pre-performance jitters and complete the historic flight, making Korea the world's eighth country to develop an adv...
| 2022-07-20 14:43
KF-21 takes off for first time
The KF-21 Boramae, the nation's first domestically developed fighter jet, made history with a successful maiden flight, Tuesday, making Korea the world's eighth country to develop an advanced supersonic warplane. According to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), the KF-21, the 4.5-generation fighter produced by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), took off at t...
| 2022-07-19 17:02
ChatGPT: boon or bane for banking industry?
Korea walks fine line between US, China in chip war
Jeju-based shamanism researcher documents connection between humans, crows
Man arrested for opening airplane emergency exit during flight
Labor unions seek to attract migrant workers at shipyards
Half of medical tourists visiting Korea inspired by K-culture
Hyundai Steel receives EPD certification for low-carbon H-beam products
[RAS KOREA] Preserving memories at Cheongju City Archives
Mirae Asset holds ETF Rally 2023 for global expansion
Gov't moves to assist 3,400 Koreans stranded in typhoon-hit Guam
Memorial Day 2023
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