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Reporter : Do Je-hae
Sat, February 24, 2024 | 01:14
Will two Koreas co-host 2024 Winter Youth Olympics in Gangwon Province?
The 2024 Winter Youth Olympics to be held in Gangwon Province, the venue of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, is drawing attention for its potential to promote cultural and sports exchange between the two Koreas.
'North Korea may unveil new ICBM ahead of US election'
Pyongyang may be getting ready to showcase a new type of ICBM in October, according to a recent media report.
Korea to create $17 bil. fund to boost New Deal projects
In line with President Moon Jae-in's new initiative to expand Green New Deal-oriented projects, the finance ministry plans to set up a fund worth about 20 trillion won, some $17 billion, over the next five years.
Korea paying keen attention to US election
The U.S. presidential election has emerged as a primary concern for policymakers dealing with foreign affairs and national security.
US hints at easing 'heavy concentration' of troops in Northeast Asia
A ranking U.S. official has hinted at the need for a realignment of U.S. troops in Northeast Asia to ensure that the U.S. has the “right forces in the right places,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD).
US ramping up pressure on Korea amid rivalry with China
South Korea is facing increasing pressure to take a side in the escalating rivalry between the United States and China. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha underlined that the rising conflict among the two superpowers was the most daunting diplomatic challenge facing the country.
Concerns rise over sidelining of Korea in regional issues
A recent meeting of the defense chiefs of the U.S. and Japan has raised questions here as to why Korea did not participate in the meeting, which was initially to be arranged as a trilateral one. Concerns are rising over Korea being sidelined in security issues surrounding the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia.
Ruling party leader gets big boost for presidential ambition
Former Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon's victory Saturday in the race for chairmanship of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) was undoubtedly one of the highlights in an already illustrious political resume. Now that he has succeeded in becoming the leader of the ruling party, the biggest question is whether he will be able to show the kind of leadership befitting a prospec...
Foreign Minister Kang makes misdirected apology
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha came under fire this week for her remarks during a National Assembly session regarding a highly publicized sexual harassment case involving a ministry official who formerly served at the Korean Embassy in New Zealand.
Trump or Biden?
The U.S. presidential election campaigns are picking up speed and drawing the attention of the Korean media and foreign policymakers here, given the dominant influence the U.S. plays in Korea's national security and diplomacy as the nation's biggest ally.