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Seoul, Tokyo likely to hold strategic dialogue

South Korea and Japan are seeking to hold a strategic dialogue between their vice foreign ministers in the foreseeable future to discuss an array of bilateral issues, government sources said Wednesday.The two countries are in discussions to set the date and agenda for the talks amid frayed...

Updated : 2014.08.27 21:00

Documents show Japan’s wartime sex slavery

The following is the fourth in a series of articles on Japan’s wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. ― E...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:59

KOICA helps Senegal’s agricultural reform

Senegal President Macky Sall has laid out his vision to build competitive, diversified and sustainable agriculture. This vision, driven by the Plan Senegal Emergent, targets the economic emergence of ...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:48

Regional solutions to global challenges

Since the financial crisis in 2008, we have been witnessing marked changes to the global economic landscape. One such change, within Asia and the Pacific, is the recognition of the need to find new gr...

Updated : 2014.08.27 20:47

S. Korea, Mongolia vow to strengthen strategic partnership

The foreign ministers from South Korea and Mongolia agreed Tuesday to set up a government channel to discuss trade, economic and other bilateral issues as part of efforts to strengthen their countries' strategic partnership, Seoul's foreign ministry said.Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se was o...

Updated : 2014.08.26 18:59

KOICA provides Saemaul training

Twenty top policymakers from 10 developing countries gathered Monday to explore ways to improve their rural revamp and regional development strategies based on Korea’s experience. The Korea Internati...

Updated : 2014.08.25 20:29

Dutch woman urges Japan to come to terms with wrongful past

Human rights activist Thea Bisenberger-van de Wal (second from left) participates in the anti-sex slavery protest in Hague, Netherlands, on April 8. (Yonhap)For Thea Bisenberger-van der Wal, Japan is ...

Updated : 2014.08.25 09:58

New Japanese map shows S. Korea as owner of Dokdo

A map made by the Japanese government that recognizes South Korea’s ownership of its easternmost islets of Dokdo was unveiled on Sunday, in a clear piece of evidence refuting Japan’s repeated claim ...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:46

Russia lauds ‘Koryo Saram’ in trans-Eurasian road trip

The Russian Embassy here, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Korean migration to Russia, celebrated on Tuesday at the Russian chancery the arrival of a trans-Eurasian auto-trek rally team. It was ...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:29

Gabonese envoy touts sustainable development

Gabon’s top diplomat here underscored efforts in preserving his country’s vast rainforest, as well as bilateral ties, during a 54th Gabonese National Day celebration in Seoul on Tuesday.“Gabon is l...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:29

Envoy assails Korean ‘Ebola panic’

Foreign envoys posted here representing countries in Africa are pushing back at what they describe as an irrational “Ebola panic,” amid fears among the South Korean public of the spread of the deadl...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:27

Irish Embassy opens condolence book for ex-premier

Following the recent death of former Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds, the Irish Embassy here will open a book of condolences at its chancery for those wishing to extend their sympathies today (Monday) from 10:00 a.m. to noon and from 2-4 p.m. The late former premier, a position called...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:25

Korea-ASEAN youth exchanges get boost

The ASEAN Korea Center promoted people-to-people ties between South Korea and Southeast Asia with a youth workshop here and trip to Vietnam for Korean youths selected from among the participants. The “ASEAN-Korea Youth Workshop” brought together 80 young people residing here from Southea...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:25

Japanese map recognizing S. Korea's ownership of Dokdo unveiled

A map made by the Japanese government that recognizes South Korea's ownership of its easternmost islets of Dokdo was unveiled on Sunday, in a clear piece of evidence refuting Japan's repeated claim to the territory.The map indicates that Japan's continued territorial claim to the Dokdo isl...

Updated : 2014.08.24 14:20

Ex-Japanese leader lashes Abe on history

A former Japanese prime minister, who offered a landmark apology for the country’s wartime atrocities, lashed out at incumbent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday for his ongoing attempts to chip awa...

Updated : 2014.08.22 21:08