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Mon, May 29, 2023 | 18:34
New ambassador nominee gets US approval
Cho Tae-yong, the nominee for Korea's ambassador to the United States, has received diplomatic consent - known in international affairs as “agrement” - from Washington, according to media reports. President Yoon Suk-yeol appointed the diplomat-turned-politician as his first ambassador to the U.S. on May 17 and the approval came two weeks after Cho's nomination.
| 2022-06-08 15:35
South Korea, US warn of possible North Korea nuclear test
South Korea and the United States warned, Tuesday, that a quick and strong response was awaiting any possible nuclear test by North Korea, stressing the allies' full preparation to effectively deal with Pyongyang's destabilizing and provocative activities. The strong statement came after Vice Foreign Minister Cho Hyun-dong held a meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Wendy Sherm...
| 2022-06-07 16:42
Allies stage air power demonstration following North Korea's missile launches
Seoul responds to North Korea's missile launches with joint live-fire exercise
One day after North Korea's barrage of ballistic missile launches, South Korea and the United States responded, Monday, with another show of force by firing their own ballistic missiles, according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). It is the second time that Seoul and Washington have responded in kind to Pyongyang's increasing saber-rattling following their coun...
| 2022-06-06 14:08
North Korea's media outlets remain silent about missile launches
Yoon-Kishida summit likely in Spain
Speculation is rising of a long-awaited Korea-Japan summit on the sidelines of the NATO leaders' meeting scheduled to take place in Spain later this month as both President Yoon Suk-yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida are considering attending the June 29-30 meeting.The presidential office is said to have sent an advance team, comprised of officials from the foreig...
| 2022-06-05 16:40
Different futures await prominent winners of latest election
High-profile politicians survived the local elections or the by-elections, simultaneously held, Wednesday. But they are expected to head in different directions in the post-election political landscape. Former presidential candidates Ahn Cheol-soo of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) and Kim Dong-yeon of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) won a parliamentar...
| 2022-06-02 16:33
Voters give president boost to pursue key policies
Landslide victory gives boost to President Yoon
The victory of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) in the local elections has given President Yoon Suk-yeol more leverage in his management of state affairs, although the election results haven't changed much about the reality that the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) still controls the National Assembly.Of the 17 mayoral and governor races, the ruling party wo...
| 2022-06-02 07:40
Yoon says he takes election results as people's call to revive economy
Ruling party wins landslide in local elections
Uncontested winners: record-high 509 candidates win elections by default
While most candidates who ran in Wednesday's local elections labored to appeal to voters, 509 didn't have to because they didn't have any opponents to compete with. According to the National Election Commission, 7,616 candidates registered for the local elections to compete for 4,125 seats that included 17 mayoral and gubernatorial seats as well as education superintendents a...
| 2022-06-01 14:52
Slow pace seen at polling stations in Seoul reflects low voter turnout
Koreans head to polls in local elections
Dokdo territorial dispute holds back trilateral cooperation
Rosy prospects of enhanced three-way cooperation between South Korea, Japan and the United States against North Korea's growing threats face uncertainty as a long-running territorial dispute once again pits Seoul and Tokyo against each other. Japan's claim to Dokdo, South Korea's easternmost islets, and other historical issues regarding its wartime atrocities, continue to ove...
| 2022-05-31 16:12
South Korea in dilemma over Canada's request to send artillery ammunition
South Korea, sticking to a stance of sending only non-lethal supplies to Ukraine, has found itself in a tricky situation over a new request to export artillery ammunition to Canada, after the North American country sent its own shells to the war-torn Eastern European country. The South Korean government has maintained that there are limits on sending lethal weapons to Ukraine...
| 2022-05-30 16:43
Korean Army hints at acquiring Redback
HONGCHEON, Gangwon Province - The Redback infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), developed by Hanwha Defense, showcased its high-performance maneuverability during a media invitation event, Friday, saying that it would be a great addition to the Korean Army as well as the Australian military as its next-generation IFV.
| 2022-05-29 14:11
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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