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Korean president to attend G20 summit in Germany: Cheong Wa Dae

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head for Germany next week on an official visit that will also include his trip to the upcoming G20 summit in the European country, his office Cheong Wa Dae an...

Updated : 2017.06.27 16:02

Japan diplomat’s ‘paid prostitutes’ claim draws ire

A senior Japanese diplomat was found Tuesday to have portrayed the victims of wartime sexual slavery as “paid prostitutes,” drawing the ire of South Korea and adding to perennial historical tension...

Updated : 2017.06.27 15:58

Korea, Russia discuss cooperation in diverse areas

South Korea and Russia have discussed more cooperation and exchanges in diverse areas including trade and investment in the Russian Far East and Siberia, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. Deputy Fo...

Updated : 2017.06.27 10:25

Korean man shot to death, another seriously injured by armed robbers in Guatemala

MEXICO CITY -- A group of armed robbers shot to death the chief of a South Korean company's factory and seriously injured another worker on Sunday after storming their lodgings in the city of Villa N...

Updated : 2017.06.27 10:20

US lawmaker introduces resolution urging Asian nations to outlaw trade in dog meat

WASHINGTON -- A US House lawmaker has introduced a resolution urging China, South Korea and other Asian nations to outlaw trade in dog and cat meat. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) submitted the resoluti...

Updated : 2017.06.27 09:50

Japanese diplomat under fire for calling sexual slavery victims 'paid prostitutes'

WASHINGTON -- A Japanese diplomat has come under fire after he portrayed the victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery as "paid prostitutes." The Japanese consul general in Atlanta, Takashi Shinozuk...

Updated : 2017.06.27 09:49

‘Kazakhstan, Korea kindred spirits in sustainable development’

ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- According to Korean Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kim Dae-sik, the fact that Korea has the largest pavilion at the Astana International Exposition site is no coincidence. “The shee...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:53

US, Korea affirm steadfast alliance

Amid concerns and uncertainties over the bilateral alliance, the Korea America Friendship Society dispelled the skepticism and vindicated the two nation’s time-tested resolve to deter North Korea’s...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:31

High-spirited school tour draws young minds to ASEAN

Middle schooler Park Ah-reum has renewed her passion for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations through the ASEAN School Tour Program in mid-June. As a first grader in Ansan, a growing multicult...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:06

Embassies endorse Spanish education

The embassies of Spanish-speaking countries hosted a Spanish Day celebration Saturday to promote their language and cultures in Korea. Sixteen diplomatic missions helped organize the event with Cerv...

Updated : 2017.06.26 17:52

Moon seeks advice from former ambassadors ahead of meeting with Trump

President Moon Jae-in was set to hold a rare meeting Monday with the country's former top diplomats to the United States, in an apparent move to seek advice on important topics and the best ways to d...

Updated : 2017.06.26 09:53

Moon vows to ‘work together’ with Trump over NK issue

President Moon Jae-in said Sunday he will "work together" with his US counterpart Donald Trump to boost the two countries' alliance and resolve North Korea's growing threats, at the upcoming summit m...

Updated : 2017.06.25 17:08

S. Korea-US alliance stands at 'critical juncture' amid threats from NK

South Korea and the United States stand at a "critical juncture" in their alliance in the face of the rapidly growing threats from North Korea but they will surely achieve their "common goal" to succ...

Updated : 2017.06.25 15:37

Seoul mayor to visit Russia, Uzbekistan

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon will visit the major cities of Russia and Uzbekistan this week to share city development ideas and expand cooperation with them, a Seoul city official said Sunday. "Mayor P...

Updated : 2017.06.25 14:50

[Herald Interview] ‘THAAD controversy won't mar alliance’

This is the first installment of a five-part series of interviews with prominent US scholars on an upcoming South Korea-US summit and the alliance. -- Ed. Despite persistent controversy, South Korea...

Updated : 2017.06.25 13:05