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Mon, December 11, 2023 | 11:02
Incheon airport signs $503 mil. Indonesian deal
The Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) announced, Tuesday, that it reached a 600 billion won ($503 million) deal to develop and operate an airport in Indonesia, according to the nation's main airport operator. Under the deal, the IIAC will renovate the existing passenger terminal and build a second terminal at Hang Nadim International Airport on Batam Island and run t...
| 2021-12-21 16:16
Another civil affairs aide to Moon resigns over controversy
Kim Jin-kook, the senior presidential secretary for civil affairs, resigned Tuesday after his son was found to have attempted to use his father's influence for employment purposes. Kim is the fifth civil affairs senior secretary of the Moon Jae-in administration, and the fourth to step down due to a controversy.
| 2021-12-21 16:08
Biden administration puts North Korean nuclear issue on backburner
The North Korean nuclear issue appears to have lost priority with the U.S. government that is heavily focusing on ending China's control of global supply chains, cross-strait relations and other issues. As Washington shows signs of preserving the status quo with the Kim Jong-un regime that has in recent years refrained from testing nuclear and long-range missiles, the issue, ...
| 2021-12-20 16:40
KOICA to provide healthcare, IT support for Uzbekistan
Starting next year, the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will help Uzbekistan in several areas, including digitalization, education and infectious disease control. KOICA President Sohn Hyuk-sang and Uzbekistan's Deputy Prime Minister Sardor Umurzakov signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the 2022-24 cooperation program, Friday, on the sidelines of a sum...
| 2021-12-19 13:33
Korea, Uzbekistan promise stronger ties for raw material trade, energy infrastructure
'South Korea needs to focus on details of end-of-war declaration'
At the United Nations General Assembly last September, President Moon Jae-in repeated his proposal to declare an end to the Korean War as part of efforts to normalize inter-Korean ties and jump-start stalled nuclear talks, and since then his administration has strongly pushed to bring about a peace settlement before his term ends in May 2022. South Korean and U.S. diplomats h...
| 2021-12-19 10:19
South Korea's boycott rejection unlikely to damage alliance with US: experts
In the wake of President Moon Jae-in's decision not to join the U.S.-led diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics, concerns have been rapidly mounting that the decision may harm the nation's strategic partnership with the United States. But diplomatic observers said the rejection of the boycott will not have a negative impact on the longstanding alliance and ongoing ...
| 2021-12-19 08:59
Investigative body accused of searching through phone records of journalists
The state-run anti-corruption office is under fire over allegations that it searched through the phone records of reporters and citizens critical of the organization and the government. The agency claims that this was a due, legal process and that it only checked the information of those who had phone calls with some of the people it is investigating. However, there is specul...
| 2021-12-15 15:53
Ruling party's presidential candidate faces mounting criticism for inconsistent comments
The ruling Democratic Party of Korea's (DPK) presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung is facing mounting criticism for frequent inconsistency in his words and policy pledges. Although such divergent comments are seen as an attempt to drop his hardline image and woo centrists and even conservatives, some of the shifts in stance counter the political views of the DPK and even the l...
| 2021-12-13 16:21
Support for eccentric presidential hopeful nearing 5%
Candidates embrace figures formerly from rival parties
Yesterday's enemies have become allies, with candidates recruiting politicians from rival parties as part of efforts to appeal to centrist voters in the lead-up to next year's presidential election, which is anticipated to be closely contested. The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) seems to be ahead of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) in the race to expand th...
| 2021-12-09 16:30
Attention grows on main opposition candidate's wife
With the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) having officially launched its presidential election committee, the party is now focused on when the wife of its presidential candidate, Yoon Suk-yeol, will join her husband's campaign. It has been over a month since Yoon become a candidate, Nov. 5, and less than 100 days are left before the election. But Yoon's wife, Kim Kun-...
| 2021-12-08 15:33
Both ruling, opposition presidential candidates face 'wife risks'
Methods to avoid YouTube, Netflix restrictions go viral
Anti-dog meat legislation looks doomed as Assembly session ends in vain
N. Korea's fear of external info grows after Seoul allows sending propaganda leaflets
Hunting 'crow thief' on Korea's east coast in 1930s
Leaders of Samsung, SK to visit Netherlands for chip alliance
Calls grow for shift from two-party political system
Skepticism mounts over shareholder activism at Samsung C&T
'New initiative on NK' lacks balanced strategy: experts
Eximbank teams up with US counterpart on decarbonization
Gov't boosts reserves to appease public jitters over urea shortage
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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