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Trump accepts invitation to visit South Korea this year

The Latest on President Moon Jae-in's summit with President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:10 p.m. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation to visit South Korea this year. South Korea...

Updated : 2017.07.01 00:10

[Breaking] Moon-Trump summit begins

President Moon Jae-in (left) speaks at the outset of his summit with US President Donald Trump (right) at the White House in Washington on Friday. (Yonhap) President Moon Jae-in and US President Don...

Updated : 2017.06.30 23:18

Follow Moon in Washington via live updates

Cheong Wa Dae is providing live updates of President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Washington via official social media accounts. As of Friday, the uploaded posts on Facebook and Twitter included “from-t...

Updated : 2017.06.30 18:47

PM tries to calm worries over laymen's decision on nuke reactors

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon tried Friday to calm worries over a government plan to give "citizen jurors" the final say over the fate of two nuclear reactors, whose construction has recently been suspe...

Updated : 2017.06.30 16:05

Opposition rejects defense, education nominees

Three main opposition parties on Friday urged President Moon Jae-in to withdraw the nominations of two Cabinet picks -- Defense Minister nominee Song Young-moo and Education Minister nominee Kim Sang...

Updated : 2017.06.30 15:34

Two different leaders, one common goal

Political disparity was not the only factor to distinguish South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump, the two state chiefs who made their first encounter in Washington fo...

Updated : 2017.06.30 15:10

Moon, Trump hold ‘frank, serious’ talk on alliance, trade

WASHINGTON – President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump held “frank and serious” talks over a majority of pending issues at a dinner in Washington on Thursday, Cheong Wa Dae officials sai...

Updated : 2017.06.30 15:06

[Newsmaker] Tradition, family behind first lady fashion

Traditionally, South Korea’s first ladies, unlike their American counterparts, have not had much liberty in choosing their outfits when accompanying their husband on official overseas trips. Without...

Updated : 2017.06.30 14:32

Trump tweets about “a new trade deal” between US, Korea

WASHINGTON/SEOUL -- US President Donald Trump said on Twitter he talked about a new trade deal with his visiting South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, calling their first dialogue a “very good” one...

Updated : 2017.06.30 13:27

Bibimbap alludes to Korea-US unity in White House dinner

In a reception dinner running up to the Korea-US bilateral summit, US President Donald Trump chose to treat his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in with a menu familiar to the Korean people -- bibim...

Updated : 2017.06.30 13:20

Moon, Trump meet for first time over White House dinner

WASHINGTON -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump met Thursday for the first time since they both came into office earlier in the year. The two leaders were joined by th...

Updated : 2017.06.30 09:48

Moon says no inter-Korean business resumption without nuke talks

WASHINGTON – Resumption of inter-Korean business projects cannot be considered without significant developments in denuclearization of North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday. ...

Updated : 2017.06.30 07:57

Korea, US, Japan summit set for July 6

WASHINGTON -- The leaders of South Korea, the US, and Japan are to hold a trilateral summit on July 6 on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. US National Security Adviser H.R...

Updated : 2017.06.30 06:58

Moon meets with US Congress leaders

WASHINGTON – President Moon Jae-in met with leaders of the US Congress Thursday morning, ahead of the official welcome dinner hosted by President Donald Trump. Moon began his second day in the US by...

Updated : 2017.06.30 01:43

Opposition party member arrested over fake tip-off against Moon's son

A member of a minor opposition party was arrested Thursday for making false allegations about President Moon Jae-in's son during the election campaign earlier this year. A Seoul court approved the p...

Updated : 2017.06.29 20:27