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Sun, December 10, 2023 | 10:38
'Symposium established Korea as leading legislative country'
The Ministry of Government Legislation has been hosting the Asian Legislative Experts Symposium (ALES) every year since 2013, promoting cooperation among Asian countries through the exchanges of legal information as well as the development and advancement of legislative systems in the region. Under the theme of “Legislative Administration of Each Asian Country and Cooperation...
Law & Crime
| 2021-10-17 09:14
Top nuke envoys of S. Korea, U.S., Japan likely to discuss Pyongyang's hostile acts
The chief nuclear negotiators of South Korea, the United States and Japan are expected to discuss ways to cope with North Korea's recent bellicosity, according to Pyongyang watchers. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced, Friday, that Noh Kyu-duk, Seoul's top nuclear envoy, and his U.S. and Japanese counterparts, Sung Kim and Takehiro Funakoshi, will hold a trilateral mee...
| 2021-10-15 14:53
Korea helps Colombia develop shipbuilding industry
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has signed a record of discussion with Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism to help the South American country establish a foundation to promote policies for its shipbuilding industry and innovation in related small- and mid-sized companies. The signing ceremony was held in the Colombian capital of Bogota, We...
| 2021-10-14 14:19
Moon's probe order draws controversy over 'guidelines'
President Moon Jae-in has found himself embroiled in controversy over allegedly giving “investigation guidelines” regarding a snowballing corruption scandal linked to the ruling party's presidential candidate. On Tuesday, Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park Kyung-mee told reporters Moon had instructed the prosecution and the police to “actively cooperate and do their utmost to un...
| 2021-10-13 16:34
North Korea continues to seek sanctions lifting, recognition as nuclear state
North Korea has doubled down on its ambition to be declared a nuclear state, while urging the United States to change its “hostile” policy toward the country, and offer sanctions relief. The country's leader Kim Jong-un made the remarks in a speech at a defense development exhibition to mark the 76th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, Sunday. In the s...
| 2021-10-12 16:23
North Korean leader says boosting military capabilities is 'not for war with South or US'
Korea massively cuts aid to Taliban-led Afghanistan
The state-run overseas aid agency has decided to cut humanitarian aid to Afghanistan for next year by nearly 80 percent due to uncertain conditions there following the withdrawal of U.S. troops and the Taliban's subsequent takeover of the country, according to a lawmaker, Monday. Rep. Tae Yong-ho of the main opposition People Power Party cited a document submitted by the Kore...
| 2021-10-11 15:20
Disagreement on North Korea sanctions feared to weaken Seoul-Washington alliance
As ever-tightening U.S. sanctions have yet to achieve its policy goals, a discrepancy between South Korea and the United States in their respective views on whether to continue full implementation of economic punishment against North Korea is coming to the fore. Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said earlier this month that the time was ripe for the consideration of sanctions r...
| 2021-10-11 08:39
North Korean leader urges improvement in people's lives on party's founding anniversary
North Korea remains low-key on party founding day
North Korea did not mark the 76th founding anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party with a military parade, Sunday. Instead, the totalitarian state was focused on bolstering ideological education in what seemed to be a move to tighten leader Kim Jong-un's grip on power.
| 2021-10-10 13:20
Korea-India Strategic Dialogue discusses ways to boost post-pandemic bilateral ties
With preparations for a “post-pandemic” world underway, scholars and experts from Korea and India have suggested that the two countries beef up bilateral cooperation in the areas of vaccine development, digital technology and defense as well as economy and trade. The 20th Korea-India Strategic Dialogue, co-hosted by the Korea Foundation (KF), Seoul Forum for International Aff...
| 2021-10-07 18:00
Space center, an 'inspiring achievement' for ROK Air Force
After seeing the U.S. military victory in the 1990-91 Gulf War using space-based intelligence capabilities, the Republic of Korean Air Force started building up its own military space program. Over 30 years of efforts toward enhancing space power finally paid off, Sept. 30, as the Air Force launched its space center - the first among the nation's three military branches.
| 2021-10-06 13:20
Korea to expand visa benefits to accelerate inbound tourism
Seoul awards honorary citizenship to outstanding foreign residents
Why Korean shoppers flock to Chinese e-commerce sites
Will Korea avoid hard landing in housing market?
[INTERVIEW] Ex-NIS chief urges politicians to stop misusing spy agency
Seoul-Moscow ties likely stuck in limbo amid blame game
Hyundai Motor hires former US Ambassador to Korea Sung Kim as adviser
Hanwha signs $2.4 bil. deal to export infantry fighting vehicles to Australia
'British Spider-Man' ends 6-month stay in Korea
Korea, US tighten partnerships in chip, battery, AI
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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