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Top diplomats of Korea, US to hold talks ahead of summit

South Korea's top diplomat will meet her US counterpart to fine-tune details related to the upcoming summit between their leaders scheduled later this week, a foreign ministry official said Wednesday....

Updated : 2017.06.28 16:16

Moon-Trump meeting to focus on alliance, N. Korea

SEONGNAM AIRPORT -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet his US counterpart Donald Trump this week in a summit largely expected to focus on how to strengthen their countries' alliance and put ...

Updated : 2017.06.28 14:09

US congressmen take to floor to welcome Moon

WASHINGTON -- A series of US congressmen have spoken on the floor to welcome South Korean President Moon Jae-in's first official trip to the United States and to call for further strengthening the all...

Updated : 2017.06.28 09:52

Korea denounces Japan diplomat's disparaging remarks on sex slavery victims

South Korea Tuesday denounced the Japanese consul general based in Atlanta, the United States, for his recent remarks disparaging Korean women who were forced into sexual service for front-line Japane...

Updated : 2017.06.27 16:40

Korean president to attend G20 summit in Germany: Cheong Wa Dae

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head for Germany next week on an official visit that will also include his trip to the upcoming G20 summit in the European country, his office Cheong Wa Dae ann...

Updated : 2017.06.27 16:02

Japan diplomat’s ‘paid prostitutes’ claim draws ire

A senior Japanese diplomat was found Tuesday to have portrayed the victims of wartime sexual slavery as “paid prostitutes,” drawing the ire of South Korea and adding to perennial historical tension ...

Updated : 2017.06.27 15:58

Korea, Russia discuss cooperation in diverse areas

South Korea and Russia have discussed more cooperation and exchanges in diverse areas including trade and investment in the Russian Far East and Siberia, the foreign ministry said Tuesday.Deputy Foreign Minister Lee Jeong-kyu held talks with his Russian counterpart Alexander Krutikov on Mo...

Updated : 2017.06.27 10:25

Korean man shot to death, another seriously injured by armed robbers in Guatemala

MEXICO CITY -- A group of armed robbers shot to death the chief of a South Korean company's factory and seriously injured another worker on Sunday after storming their lodgings in the city of Villa Nu...

Updated : 2017.06.27 10:20

US lawmaker introduces resolution urging Asian nations to outlaw trade in dog meat

WASHINGTON -- A US House lawmaker has introduced a resolution urging China, South Korea and other Asian nations to outlaw trade in dog and cat meat.Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) submitted the resolution (H.Res.401) last week, with Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) co-sponsoring the measure, calling f...

Updated : 2017.06.27 09:50

Japanese diplomat under fire for calling sexual slavery victims 'paid prostitutes'

WASHINGTON -- A Japanese diplomat has come under fire after he portrayed the victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery as "paid prostitutes."The Japanese consul general in Atlanta, Takashi Shinozuka, ...

Updated : 2017.06.27 09:49

‘Kazakhstan, Korea kindred spirits in sustainable development’

ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- According to Korean Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kim Dae-sik, the fact that Korea has the largest pavilion at the Astana International Exposition site is no coincidence. “The sheer ...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:53

US, Korea affirm steadfast alliance

Amid concerns and uncertainties over the bilateral alliance, the Korea America Friendship Society dispelled the skepticism and vindicated the two nation’s time-tested resolve to deter North Korea’s ...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:31

High-spirited school tour draws young minds to ASEAN

Middle schooler Park Ah-reum has renewed her passion for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations through the ASEAN School Tour Program in mid-June.As a first grader in Ansan, a growing multicultura...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:06

Embassies endorse Spanish education

The embassies of Spanish-speaking countries hosted a Spanish Day celebration Saturday to promote their language and cultures in Korea. Sixteen diplomatic missions helped organize the event with Cervan...

Updated : 2017.06.26 17:52

Moon seeks advice from former ambassadors ahead of meeting with Trump

President Moon Jae-in was set to hold a rare meeting Monday with the country's former top diplomats to the United States, in an apparent move to seek advice on important topics and the best ways to de...

Updated : 2017.06.26 09:53