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Reporter : Do Je-hae
Sat, February 24, 2024 | 01:23
Trade minister Yoo advances to second round of WTO chief selection
South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee has joined a select group of candidates in the second round of voting for the next World Trade Organization (WTO) chief, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Friday.
Seoul eyes second anniversary of Pyongyang Declaration
Two years ago on Sept. 19, the leaders of the two Koreas signed the Pyongyang Declaration that included measures to reduce military tension on the Korean Peninsula and boost cooperation in various areas.
Moon lacking in public communication
After his inauguration, one of the things President Moon Jae-in highlighted was his determination to communicate often with the people.
Majority of Koreans do not trust Trump
Koreans have a low level of confidence in U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a latest survey from the Pew Research Center.
How can Moon mend frayed ties with Japan under Suga?
Questions are being asked as to whether the leadership change in Japan this week will provide a significant impetus for improving bilateral relations between Korea and Japan, following Yoshihide Suga's election as ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader, Monday.
Justice minister under growing pressure to step down
The opposition is stepping up its pressure on Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae to step down amid a widening scandal over her alleged influence peddling to get her son special treatment during his mandatory military service a few years ago.
Seoul, Washington show discrepancy on new working-level talks
Choi Jong-kun, new first vice minister of foreign affairs, returned to Seoul, Sunday, after his first meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Stephen Biegun at the U.S. State Department.
Series of crises tests Lee Nak-yon's leadership
The new ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) Chairman Lee Nak-yon is getting off to a rocky start.
Justice minister becomes headache for ruling bloc
A slew of negative headlines on Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae's handling of her family's affairs is becoming a major headache for the ruling bloc. The former chairwoman of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) has been bombarded by allegations raised by the opposition that she exercised her influence to get special treatment for her son while he was serving his mandatory m...
Korea-Japan relations unlikely to improve under new PM
Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, a frontrunner to succeed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is showing a hardline stance on historical issues with South Korea. His stance shows that if he becomes the next prime minister, the chilled Korea-Japan relations over the compensation issue for surviving South Korean victims of wartime forced labor are unlikely to imp...