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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Fri, February 23, 2024 | 11:41
Academic exchange between Air Force, Hanwha
Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-hak, right, the superintendent of the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy, poses with Hanwha Aerospace President Son Jae-il after they signed an academic exchange agreement to enhance the capabilities of the Air Force at the academy in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, Wednesday. The company manufactures engines for the KF-21, the nation's first domestic...
Stop playing 'blame game'
Less than a year since attaining power, President Yoon Suk Yeol and his People Power Party (PPP) are seeing a great decline in their approval ratings - an unusual phenomenon for a new ruling bloc, which traditionally should be enjoying a so-called honeymoon period.
Rally for Expo
Officials of Nam District Office in Busan and residents engage in a campaign at a peace park, Wednesday, to promote the port city's bid to host the World Expo 2030. The inspection team from the Bureau International des Expositions will visit Seoul and Busan next week to evaluate the city's suitability and preparedness to host the global exhibition. Yonhap
US aircraft carrier to visit Busan amid NK provocations
A U.S. Navy carrier strike group will arrive in Busan, Tuesday, as part of efforts to bolster the two countries' combined military posture as well as promoting South Korea-U.S. friendship on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of their alliance, Seoul's defense ministry said, Monday. “The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG 11) will pull into a naval base in Busan tomorrow,” Mi...
KOICA to support earthquake-affected people in Turkey
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) of Turkey, Wednesday, for a cooperative project to build a temporary settlement for victims of the earthquake in Turkey.
Korea to start mass production of KF-21 in 2024
Korea's state-run arms procurement agency said, Thursday, it seeks to achieve "tentative" combat suitability of the KF-21 Boramae by May - six months earlier than planned - in order to kick off mass production of the domestically developed fighter jet next year. The 4.5-generation combat aircraft is expected to enter service in 2026, the Defense Acquisition Program Administra...
Seoul to announce normalization of GSOMIA: Japanese media
A Japanese media outlet reported, Thursday, that the South Korean government has decided to put the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) back on track amid signs of improving ties between the neighboring countries.
Kim Yo-jong threatens 'overwhelming' action against S. Korea, US
The North Korean leader's powerful sister warned, Tuesday, that the country is prepared to overwhelmingly respond to military activities by South Korea and the United States. “The demonstrative military moves and all sorts of rhetoric by the U.S. and South Korea, which go so extremely frantic as not to be overlooked, undoubtedly provide the DPRK with conditions for being forc...
Black Eagles win top award in Australia
Members of the Black Eagles, the Republic of Korea Air Force's air display team, pose after winning an award for the best overall display at the Australian International Airshow, also called the Avalon Airshow, at Avalon Airport, near Geelong, Australia, Saturday (local time). A total of 36 teams from seven countries participated in the event. The Black Eagles are comprised o...
Marking independence movement
A group of art college students from Hongik University performs in Seoul, Tuesday, as they reenact the March 1st Independence Movement protesting Japan's colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula. Wednesday commemorates the 104th anniversary of the independence movement that took place in 1919. Yonhap
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