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Trump defends decision to not label China currency manipulator to solve NK problem

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump cited his decision to not label China a currency manipulator as an example of "flexibility," saying he made the decision against his campaign pledge because Be...

Updated : 2017.04.24 09:40

Trump's plan to visit China, Japan taking shape: reports

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump is expected to visit China in the second half of this year, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai was quoted as saying. Cui made the remark duri...

Updated : 2017.04.24 09:40

Seoul, Tokyo to face off over East Sea name

Seoul is pushing for the official identification of the waters between Korea and Japan as the East Sea at an international conference in Monaco this week in the face of robust resistance from Tokyo, ...

Updated : 2017.04.23 16:38

White House: Korea has been independent for thousands of years

The White House said Friday it is well aware that Korea has been “independent for thousands of years,” after President Donald Trump quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as claiming, falsely, that Kore...

Updated : 2017.04.22 11:02

Korea expresses disappointment over Japan politicians' visit to shrine

South Korea voiced its "deep disappointment" on Friday after Japanese politicians paid their respects at the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan's war criminals. Around 90 Japanese law...

Updated : 2017.04.21 16:02

Nuclear envoys of S. Korea, US, Japan to meet next week to discuss NK issue

South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet next week to discuss their coordinated approach toward North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, the foreign ministry here said Friday. Kim Hong-k...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:27

Top diplomats of Korea, Tanzania to hold talks in Seoul next week

The top diplomats of South Korea and Tanzania will sit down together in Seoul next week to discuss bilateral collaboration on economic issues as well as the North Korean nuclear issue, the foreign mi...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:00

Trump's 'armada' gaffe stains his commitment to alliance

Mystery persists over US President Donald Trump's dispatch of an "armada" toward the Korean Peninsula, leaving many people here puzzled and concerned about defense coordination between the allies. E...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:42

Korea re-elected to UNICEF's executive board

South Korea has been re-elected to the governing body of UNICEF, the United Nations' fund for children, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. In the elections held during the UN Economic and Soci...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:44

S. Korea's top diplomat to attend UNSC meeting on NK issue

South Korea's foreign minister will attend a United Nations Security Council meeting scheduled for next week to discuss North Korea's nuclear threats and efforts to make the North go nuclear-free, a ...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:59

Korea, US, Japan unite against China's THAAD retaliation

South Korea, the United States and Japan united on Wednesday in urging China to stop economic retaliation on Seoul in connection with the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system here. Se...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:21

White House praises China for efforts to rein in N. Korea

WASHINGTON -- The White House praised China on Wednesday for making efforts to rein in North Korea after Beijing's Foreign Ministry warned the North not to make provocative remarks. "I think it's en...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:39

White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

WASHINGTON -- The White House sought to fend off criticism Wednesday that President Donald Trump and other top officials have misleadingly said a Navy strike group was heading to the Korean Peninsula...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:25

Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China

South Korea on Wednesday dismissed the controversial remark reportedly made by US President Donald Trump that Korea was "part of China" as untrue and not worthy of response. President Donald Trump t...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:19

Vice unification minister meets with Japan's top envoy over NK issue

South Korea's vice unification minister on Wednesday met with Japan's top envoy to Seoul to discuss North Korea's nuclear and missile problems, government officials said. Vice Minister Kim Hyung-suk...

Updated : 2017.04.19 17:29