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S. Korea, Canada agree to work together to denuclearize N. Korea

Senior diplomats of South Korea and Canada agreed Tuesday to work together to denuclearize North Korea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said. North Korea's nuclear development, inter-Korean aff...

Updated : 2017.05.30 17:20

‘Argentina brims with investment opportunities’

Argentina has undertaken a string of economic reforms aimed at sustainable development and new vigor and dynamism await investors, according to the country’s top envoy to Korea. Speaking at the Nat...

Updated : 2017.05.29 18:06

Azerbaijan, Korea mark thriving ties at silver jubilee

The Azerbaijani Embassy marked the silver jubilee of relations with Korea last week that have expanded comprehensively over the last 25 years, with strides made in infrastructure, energy, constructio...

Updated : 2017.05.29 18:05

Forum explores sustainable innovations for cities

The World Green Economy Organization launched the Smart and Sustainable City Platform last week, a forum aimed at devising and spreading knowledge about solutions promoting environment-friendly urban...

Updated : 2017.05.29 18:03

‘Canada, Korea are partners in cutting-edge innovation’

As some nations race to the bottom of protectionism, Canada is rising to the top of economic integration and technological innovation by harnessing strategic partnerships worldwide, including the one...

Updated : 2017.05.29 18:02

[Herald Interview] ‘Colombian economy ripe for investment after peace deal’

Following the peace agreement with armed guerilla group FARC, Colombia has entered an environment of security and stability ideal for investors, according to the country’s trade minister. In an int...

Updated : 2017.05.29 17:52

Korean female traveler missing in Laos

A South Korean woman in her 30s has gone missing in Laos while traveling alone in the country's popular waterfall area, the foreign ministry here said Monday. The woman, whose name was not given by ...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:13

Seoul says deal on Japan's wartime sexual slavery not acceptable to Koreans

The South Korean government on Monday acknowledged the widespread public disapproval of the controversial deal to end bilateral feuds over Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women and expre...

Updated : 2017.05.29 16:07

UN chief's office rejects Japan's claim about his support for 2015 'comfort women' deal

NEW YORK -- The office of UN Secretary-General Antonia Guterres on Sunday rejected Japan's claim that he expressed support for a 2015 deal reached between Seoul and Tokyo over the issue of Japan's wa...

Updated : 2017.05.29 08:11

Senior officials of Korea, UN to meet to discuss cooperation

Senior officials of South Korea and the United Nations will meet in Seoul this week to discuss a wide range of cooperative issues including the growing North Korea nuclear threat, the ministry said S...

Updated : 2017.05.28 18:06

UN chief expresses support for sex slavery deal: reports

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres has expressed his support for a deal between South Korea and Japan over wartime sex slaves, Japanese news media said Sunday, despite controversy s...

Updated : 2017.05.28 15:48

Former Ambassador to US Hyun passes away

South Korea's former Ambassador to the US Hyun Hong-choo, noted for his active role in expanding Seoul's diplomatic frontiers in the 1980s-1990s, passed away Saturday. He was 76. The cause of his de...

Updated : 2017.05.27 16:57

Ecuador president invites Moon to visit his country: special envoy

Ecuador President Lenin Moreno has invited President Moon Jae-in to visit his country as he called for an increase in bilateral economic cooperation, Moon's special envoy to Ecuador said Friday. Rep...

Updated : 2017.05.26 11:08

FM nominee’s silver hair draws fans

While many are keen to find out how President Moon Jae-in’s new “diplomatic approach” to North Korea will take shape, his foreign minister nominee is drawing attention for her hair color. Kang Ky...

Updated : 2017.05.25 18:26

Uzbekistan asked Seoul to arrest alleged terrorists

It was belatedly disclosed that the Uzbek government requested the South Korean government to arrest about 10 Uzbeks suspected of being members of a terrorist group who had entered the country. Acco...

Updated : 2017.05.25 17:27