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Importer nabbed for palming off US lobsters as Canadian products

A South Korean importer has been arrested for selling American lobsters under a Canadian label for two and a half years, the South Regional Headquarters of the Korea Coast Guard said Tuesday. The im...

Updated : 2017.05.16 11:45

Chinese state councilor calls for efforts to recover ties with Korea under Moon admin.

BEIJING -- Chinese State Councilor for Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi has called for joint efforts to repair South Korea-China relations under the new Moon Jae-in administration, a South Korean delegati...

Updated : 2017.05.16 11:26

Seoul, Washington set for talks on summit, N. Korea

Senior White House officials were set to hold talks with their South Korean counterparts in Seoul on Tuesday on a possible summit between their leaders and ways to deal with communist North Korea. T...

Updated : 2017.05.16 09:38

White House delegation visits Seoul for summit preparations

A White House official handling Korea affairs arrived in Seoul Monday for a two-day visit to prepare for a summit between the leaders of South Korea and the United States. Matt Pottinger, senior dir...

Updated : 2017.05.15 20:50

Global ombudsman conference to be held in PyeongChang

The 2017 Global Ombudsman Conference will be held at the main convention center in Alpensia Resort in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, from Tuesday to Friday to map out development and the future of th...

Updated : 2017.05.15 15:11

Pro-NK newspaper urges US to forge conditions for dialogue

A pro-North Korean newspaper in Tokyo said Monday the Trump administration should create a "proper situation" for dialogue first if it wants to avoid collision with the North and end the current dead...

Updated : 2017.05.15 12:37

White House delegation to visit Seoul for summit preparations

White House officials handling Korea affairs are to visit South Korea later Monday to make preparations for a summit between new President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump, government ...

Updated : 2017.05.15 11:34

US senator to introduce bill calling for more missile interceptors against NK

A US senator plans to introduce a bill this week that calls for significantly beefing up ground-based missile interceptors in the United States to better defend against North Korea, according to a ne...

Updated : 2017.05.15 07:57

US envoy: NK missile launch 'not a way to sit down' for negotiations with Trump

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed North Korea's latest missile launch, saying Sunday that such a provocative act "is not a way to sit down" for negotiations that the communist n...

Updated : 2017.05.15 07:50

Officials to discuss summit between Moon, Trump

South Korean presidential officials will meet a US delegation on Monday to discuss details for a summit between their leaders, according to a Cheong Wa Dae official. The official told reporters Sund...

Updated : 2017.05.14 17:19

Two Koreas' delegations meet during Beijing forum

South Korea's delegation to an international economic forum in Beijing said Sunday it held a brief meeting with its North Korean counterpart and expressed concern over Pyongyang's latest missile prov...

Updated : 2017.05.14 16:09

Trump's Asia aides to visit Seoul for summit preparations

White House officials handling Korea affairs plan to visit Seoul this week, as South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seeking an early summit with his American counterpart Donald Trump, diplomatic sou...

Updated : 2017.05.14 09:17

Moon taps senior lawmaker as envoy for Beijing forum

President Moon Jae-in on Friday tapped Rep. Park Byeong-seug of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea as chief of his delegation to attend a forum in Beijing amid spats over a US missile shield, gover...

Updated : 2017.05.12 17:51

Trump calls FTA with Korea 'horrible deal,' up for renegotiation

US President Donald Trump has called the free trade agreement with South Korea a "horrible deal" in a recent interview, saying that Washington has already informed the Seoul government of its intenti...

Updated : 2017.05.12 15:32

US putting together delegation to Korea

The United States is believed to have started putting together a delegation of officials to be dispatched to South Korea to lay the groundwork for the first summit between President Donald Trump and ...

Updated : 2017.05.12 09:11