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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Sun, December 10, 2023 | 21:42
Rising Thai politician seeks to tackle growing challenges between Seoul, Bangkok
Thailand has meant a lot to Korea. In the past, the Southeast Asian country dispatched more than 11,000 troops to fight in the 1950-53 Korean War, and it is currently the central hub in the region for the consumption of Korean culture, represented by hallyu, or the Korean wave.
Yoon expected to replace foreign minister soon
President Yoon Suk Yeol is expected to replace Foreign Minister Park Jin in the near future, as the top diplomat, who is also a veteran politician, is seeking to run for a fifth term at the National Assembly, according to a high-placed source with direct knowledge of the Cabinet reshuffle.
KOICA’s global supporters conclude remarkable journey with grand finale show
Global creators composed of Koreans and foreign nationals who promote the meaning and value of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) concluded five months of activities to promote the outcomes and values of Korea's overseas assistance.
Flip-flopping on policy
A series of flip-flops on policy by the Yoon Suk Yeol administration is confusing the public. Given that the whole nation is subject to government policies, they should be predictable and sustainable, to help boost the efficiency of policy implementation and earn credibility both internally and externally.
Taekwondo statue unveiled in Lausanne
In commemoration of World Taekwondo’s 50th anniversary, a taekwondo statue was unveiled at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Wednesday (local time).
KAI choppers at Dubai Airshow
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) CEO Kang Goo-young, front row second from left, explains its helicopter to Maj. Gen. Jassim bin Muhammad Al-Mannai, commander of the Qatar Emiri Air Force, during the Dubai Airshow in the United Arab Emirates, Monday (local time). KAI is participating in the aviation event, scheduled to run until Friday, with its Surion multirole utility helic...
K-water-Ukraine cooperation
Mayor of the Ukrainian city of Uman Iryna Pletnyova, center, and Deputy Mayor Oleg Ganich, second from right, pose after visiting K-water’s Busan Eco Delta City, Thursday. During the trip, they toured the agency’s decentralized smart water treatment plant and smart village platform center while discussing with Korean experts how to apply the facilities to Uman. Courtesy of K-...
KTO, Velocity Ventures sign MOU supporting Korean startups across Southeast Asia
The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) and Velocity Ventures, a Singapore-based capital company, agreed to a Strategic Innovation Partnership, under which the two sides will support companies working with the Korea Tourism Startup Center in Singapore to expand business across Southeast Asia.
Anniversary of Battle of Lake Changjin
President Yoon Suk Yeol and other participants, including Defense Minister Shin Won-sik, fourth from right, Patriots and Veterans Affairs Minister Park Min-shik, seventh from left, and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Philip Goldberg, sixth from left, observe a moment of silence during a ceremony at the War Memorial of Korea in central Seoul, Thursday, to mark the 73rd annivers...
FA-50 reaches 100,000-hour accident-free milestone
The FA-50 light attackers have achieved a combined 100,000 accident-free hours of flights since first taking flight back in 2013, the Air Force said, Friday. The Korean Air Force has been operating 60 FA-50s.
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