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Korea, Netherlands agree to launch working holiday program

South Korea and the Netherlands have signed a deal to launch a working holiday program this week to give their younger people a chance to work and travel in the other country for up to one year, the f...

Updated : 2016.09.28 14:33

Victims, officials face off over sex slavery settlement

After a round of raucous debate, dozens of top diplomats, lawmakers and their aides bated their breath as Kim Bok-dong, a victim of Japan’s sex slavery during World War II, took the stand to tell abo...

Updated : 2016.09.26 20:53

Controversial nonprofit fund allegedly active before launch

Fresh allegations surfaced Monday about a nonprofit fund that is at the core of an influence-peddling scandal involving close confidants of President Park Geun-hye, claiming that the organization was ...

Updated : 2016.09.26 18:29

[HERALD INTERVIEW] Nagasaki atom bomb survivor urges denuclearization of world

TOKYO -- More than 70 years later, Terumi Tanaka can still relive the havoc wrought on his hometown Nagasaki, which was flattened by a plutonium bomb unleashed from a United States Army Air Forces pla...

Updated : 2016.09.25 19:42

S. Korea, China share need for stronger UNSC resolution against NK

South Korea's top nuclear envoy said Friday that China has agreed to the need for a stronger UN Security Council resolution than existing ones in response to North Korea's fifth nuclear test.The agreement was reached at a meeting held on Thursday in Beijing between Kim Hong-kyun, special r...

Updated : 2016.09.23 14:08

Yun questions NK membership, urges stronger measures at UN

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Thursday that North Korea is "totally ridiculing" the authority of the United Nations by pursuing repeated military provocations in defiance of global c...

Updated : 2016.09.23 13:45

Park vows ‘new, strong’ sanctions against Pyongyang

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday vowed to focus on crafting “new and strong” international sanctions against Pyongyang, saying Seoul will do all it takes to end North Korean leader K...

Updated : 2016.09.22 16:41

Foreign ministers of Korea, Germany discuss cooperation on NK nuclear threat

Top diplomats from South Korea and Germany discussed ways to expand cooperation in fighting the growing nuclear threat from North Korea, sharing the view that its latest test is a grave provocation that cannot be tolerated, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.South Korean Foreign Minister ...

Updated : 2016.09.21 10:57

Korea and Mexico progress in strategic partnership

On Sept. 15-16, Mexico celebrated its 206th anniversary of independence, which coincided with Korea’s Chuseok holiday this year. While congratulating the Korean people and government, our country wan...

Updated : 2016.09.18 23:16

Exhibition illuminates secret to happiness in Denmark

A photo exhibition featuring the happy lives of Danes will run on Namido, northeast of Seoul, until Nov. 6. Showing picturesque parts of Copenhagen and people enjoying their time with family, “Happy ...

Updated : 2016.09.18 23:08

Forum ponders constructive path for Korea, Japan

Amid the prolonged rift between Japan and Korea, a group of experts from diverse fields met in early September to probe ways to narrow the fissures and plan a more constructive future. The event, titl...

Updated : 2016.09.18 22:44

In the eye of the storm: Global refugee crisis

In its latest report on worldwide displacement, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees puts the number of forcibly displaced persons in 2015 at an all-time high of 65.3 million. About 12.4 million peop...

Updated : 2016.09.18 17:03

'Korean thread from Peace Corps days is woven through my life'

Amid the escalation of the Cold War, David Lassiter, then a 22-year-old college student in international relations, landed at Gimpo airport in 1966 as part of the maiden batch of US Peace Corps volunt...

Updated : 2016.09.13 14:53

National Assembly speaker Chung begins trip to US

South Korea's National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun will leave for the United States on Monday to strengthen cooperation between the legislatures of the two countries in promoting peace on the Kore...

Updated : 2016.09.12 10:46

Marrying technology and tradition in digital world

The Gothic Bead installation is a co-production by the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Canadian Film Center Media Lab and Seneca College with 3-D scanning led by the AGO’s Lisa Ellis and the VR creative ...

Updated : 2016.09.12 00:13