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Mon, December 11, 2023 | 10:54
Air Force captain, warrant officer named 'Golden Eye'
Air Force Capt. Park Joon-yong and Warrant Officer Lee Hyo-bok have been selected as the force's most outstanding air defense weapon controllers. The Air Force held an award ceremony for the Air Combat Interception Control Competition, Dec. 2, where Park and Lee triumphed in ground and air control systems, respectively. Park serves at the 51st Air Control Flying Group at the ...
| 2021-12-08 15:25
Korea faces tougher dilemma over Olympics, peace initiative
South Korea, long sandwiched between the United States and China amid their flaring tensions, finds itself newly cornered into a choice between the two powerhouses, with the fate of the outgoing Moon Jae-in administration's last-ditch peace initiative lying in their hands. South Korea has continued its difficult balancing act, trying to juggle economic ties with China and its...
| 2021-12-07 16:44
Cheong Wa Dae says Beijing Olympic boycott not under consideration for now
Main opposition presidential candidate stresses fairness, common sense
Yoon Suk-yeol, the presidential candidate of the main opposition People Power Party (PPP), said, Monday, he will establish a nation where fairness becomes common sense, while stressing that fairness and freedom will be keywords for the government's economic policy if he is elected president. Additionally, the former prosecutor general emphasized solidarity within the party in...
| 2021-12-06 16:54
Revisit Korea Program held for US veterans
Nine U.S. veterans, who served in South Korea following the 1953 armistice ending the Korean War, revisited the country last month along with their family members. The revisit program, the first of its kind by the Korea Defense Veterans Association (KDVA) and the Korea-U.S. Alliance Foundation, was sponsored by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA).
| 2021-12-05 12:53
Presidential candidates show sharp contrast in foreign policy direction
In every presidential election, the candidates' vision for North Korea and their views on foreign policy have been among the most important issues. In particular, with North Korea continuing to modernizing its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles arsenal, and U.S.-Sino rivalry intensifying, their foreign policy principles are carrying additional significance. With less than...
| 2021-12-05 09:00
South Korea, US agree to update war plan
South Korea and the United States agreed Thursday to update their military operation plans in response to North Korea's evolving nuclear and missile weapons programs. In addition, the allies also concurred that they will carry out the second part of the three-phase assessment to verify Seoul's readiness to regain wartime operational control (OPCON) of its troops from Washingt...
| 2021-12-02 16:31
Military veterans' groups join hands to help bolster Korea-US relations
The Korea Defense Veterans Association (KDVA) and the KATUSA Veterans Association (KVA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together to enhance the bilateral alliance between Korea and the United States.
| 2021-12-01 14:00
SCM will not work in Korea's favor: experts
In the lead-up to its annual defense ministerial talks with the United States, Korea is resolute to raise the issue of fixing a clear timeline for regaining wartime operational control (OPCON) of its troops from Washington. But diplomatic observers expect that the U.S. side will not be happy about this initiative and will subsequently stick to its existing position of Korea n...
| 2021-11-29 12:40
Korea-Pacific SDG Forum to take place next month
The inaugural Korea-Pacific SDG Forum, a framework of discussing various issues ranging from trade, culture, tourism and human resource development between Korea and Pacific islands, will be held next month in Yeosu, South Jeolla Province. The forum, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is scheduled for Dec. 8, to be held in an online-offline hybrid format due to the...
| 2021-11-27 09:00
Korea faces growing pressure to join stand against China
Pressure appears to be mounting on Korea coalescing around the so-called democracies' movement to isolate China. The U.S.'s Biden administration has sent and will send its senior officials to Seoul, while Britain has also invited Korea to next month's G7 foreign ministers' meeting, in which China is expected to top the agenda in the face of Beijing's increasing assertiveness....
| 2021-11-24 13:04
US drive for security group expansion poses policy dilemma for Korea
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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