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Ethnic Korean named Kazakh health minister
An ethnic Korean was named the top health policymaker in Kazakhstan last month, according to the latest media reports.
Ex-PM seeks party leadership - and beyond
Rep. Lee Nak-yon of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) announced, Tuesday, his bid for chairmanship of the party ahead of the party convention to select its leader next month. As the strongest potential presidential contender according to opinion polls, if he becomes the party chief, it will give him a boost for his future bid for the presidency.
Moon's new diplomatic lineup raises concerns over ROK-US alliance
There is much interest in what kind of impact President Moon Jae-in's recent decision to fill his diplomatic and national security team with inter-Korean specialists will have on foreign policy. The big news about Cheong Wa Dae's reshuffle announcement on July 3 was the President's pick of Park Jie-won, one of the main negotiators of the historic 2000 first-ever inter-Korean ...
Seoul's renewed focus on 'ending war' raises questions
One of the most noticeable aspects about President Moon Jae-in's speech Thursday, the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, was his renewed focus on a declaration to end the war.
Moon strives to revive peace talks with North Korea
President Moon Jae-in has again extended an overture to North Korea in an effort to get soured inter-Korean relations back on track for peace talks. Marking the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, Thursday, Moon also urged North Korea to join efforts to achieve the “long-desired wish of 80 ...
70 years after the war, peace still elusive on Korean Peninsula
The 1950-53 Korean War is still very much a factor in the lives of Koreans today, and peace remains an elusive goal as the two Koreas mark the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the conflict. Since then the two Koreas have taken diverging paths, experiencing intermittent closeness during certain periods such as the liberal administrations of former Presidents Kim Dae-jung an...
S. Korea, US show rift in dealing with North Korea
There is a rift between Korea and the United States in dealing with North Korea, and the leaders of the two countries seem to have failed to build trust, according to a memoir by U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton.
New national security adviser needed to tackle inter-Korean impasse
The sudden resignation of unification minister Kim Yeon-chul is raising speculation about who will take up the post amid rising tension between the two Koreas, culminating in the destruction on June 16 of the highly symbolic inter-Korean liaison office in Gaeseong.
Where is Kim Jong-un?
One of the biggest questions regarding the current impasse on the Korean Peninsula is the silence of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in contrast to his sister Kim Yo-jong.
Moon pressed to replace security, diplomatic team
Public outcry is rising over Cheong Wa Dae and the government's assessment of circumstances surrounding Pyongyang's hostile acts, the latest of which was demolition of an inter-Korean liaison office in Gaeseong on Tuesday.