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[Newsmaker] 5 things to know about US Vice President Mike Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence has embarked on a 10-day, four nation tour of the Asia-Pacific region, arriving in South Korea on Sunday amid tensions over North Korea’s aggressive flaunting of its nuc...

Updated : 2017.04.16 18:45

US Vice President Pence arrives in Seoul

US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Sunday for a high-stakes three-day visit to reaffirm the robust security alliance and warn against North Korea's possible provocations, Seoul of...

Updated : 2017.04.16 16:47

Top diplomats of Korea and Angola to meet next week to discuss cooperation

Top diplomats of South Korea and Angola will have talks next week to discuss cooperation in a wide range of areas, including the economy and security, the foreign ministry in Seoul said Friday. Sout...

Updated : 2017.04.14 15:25

Korea to attend IHO meeting in Monaco to promote use of East Sea

South Korea will attend the International Hydrographic Organization meeting to be held later this month in Monaco to promote the use of "East Sea" in naming the body of water between the Korean Penin...

Updated : 2017.04.14 13:06

Speculation lingers over Chinese envoy's trip to NK

China's top nuclear envoy has apparently pushed to visit North Korea following his trip to South Korea, but Pyongyang has not answered his request, a diplomatic source in Seoul said Friday. Wu Dawei...

Updated : 2017.04.14 10:40

[Election 2017] Kaesong issue resurfaces in presidential race

The following is the second and last of a two-part series on major presidential candidates’ stances on security and diplomatic issues confronting South Korea. -- Ed. With persistent controversy ove...

Updated : 2017.04.13 16:31

Pence to send clear message over N. Korea, THAAD during Seoul visit: official

US Vice President Mike Pence will send a clear message on stepping up joint efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions and provocations when he visits South Korea this weekend, the foreign minis...

Updated : 2017.04.13 15:48

Korean rice to be sent to developing countries via int'l aid program

SEJONG -- South Korean rice will be sent to Southeast Asian developing countries through an international food aid program for the first time in history, the agriculture ministry said Thursday. Acco...

Updated : 2017.04.13 15:34

Hwang urges Japan to show sincere remorse over shared history

South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn urged Japan Thursday to squarely face history and show sincere remorse over its past occupation of the Korean Peninsula. Hwang made the call in an address...

Updated : 2017.04.13 15:29

US will not bypass Seoul when dealing with N. Korea: FM

The United States will first consult with South Korea before taking any serious measures, including a pre-emptive strike, against North Korea to punish the communist state for possible provocations, ...

Updated : 2017.04.13 10:26

Trump says China's Xi wants to help

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to help the US with the problem of North Korea. "President Xi wants to do the right thing. We had a ver...

Updated : 2017.04.13 10:10

White House: US strikes on Syria show Trump's policy on N. Korea will be different

WASHINGTON -- Last week's US missile strikes on Syria show President Donald Trump will also be different from his predecessors in dealing with North Korea, White House press secretary Sean Spicer sai...

Updated : 2017.04.13 09:52

Amid tension, security creeps up election agenda

Propelled by North Korea’s rising threats and heightened military tension, foreign and security policy is rapidly ascending the agenda for next month’s presidential election. While the economy and...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:39

Korea's finance minister meets with acting US ambassador to South Korea

SEJONG -- South Korea's finance minister on Wednesday met with the acting US ambassador to South Korea to discuss ways to bolster cooperation between the two countries ahead of the scheduled visit by...

Updated : 2017.04.12 15:06

China envoy discusses THAAD with Korean politicians for second day

A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday held a second round of talks with South Korean politicians on the bilateral dispute over the deployment of a US missile defense system here. Wu Dawei, Beijing'...

Updated : 2017.04.12 13:15