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Upcoming summit to set tone of alliance under new Korean, US leaders

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump this week with the meeting expected to set the tone for the future of the alliance amid escalating North Korean threa...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:46

Korea extends condolences over Chinese landslide deaths

South Korea extended condolences over deaths from a deadly landslide in China's Mao County which buried more than 120 people on Saturday. The landslide stemming from a mountain swooped on and buried...

Updated : 2017.06.25 09:41

N. Korean taekwondo officials, athletes arrive in SK for historic performance

A group of North Korean taekwondo officials and athletes arrived in South Korea on Friday for soon-to-be historic performances at the world championships. Amid much fanfare at Gimpo International Ai...

Updated : 2017.06.23 21:34

N. Korean IOC member keeps mum on Olympic co-hosting with S. Korea

The lone North Korean member of the International Olympic Committee on Friday kept mum on potential co-hosting of next year's Winter Olympics with South Korea. Chang Ung arrived in South Korea to at...

Updated : 2017.06.23 21:31

New legislation introduced in US Senate for more professional visas for S. Koreans

A US senator has introduced a bill calling for more nonimmigrant visas to be issued for highly skilled South Korean workers, congressional records showed Thursday. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) submitt...

Updated : 2017.06.23 10:20

Tillerson says US understands 'diplomatic process' underway for THAAD deployment

The United States understands what it sees as a "diplomatic process" underway for the deployment of its advanced missile defense system in South Korea, its top diplomat said Thursday. US Secretary o...

Updated : 2017.06.23 00:38

Moon urges China to do more to rid N. Korea of nuclear weapons: Reuters

President Moon Jae-in on Thursday urged China to do more to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons, noting the communist state may acquire nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile in “the not t...

Updated : 2017.06.23 00:34

Parliament passes resolution calling for reunions of separated families

South Korea's parliament on Thursday passed a resolution calling for the reunions of families separated across the inter-Korean border in time for Liberation Day in August. The reunions of families,...

Updated : 2017.06.22 15:37

Vice unification minister meets Japan's top envoy

South Korea's vice unification minister on Wednesday met Japan's top envoy to Seoul to discuss the security situation on the Korean Peninsula and ways to strengthen cooperation, government officials ...

Updated : 2017.06.21 17:49

Pro-NK paper in Japan condemns Moon's offer for talks

A pro-North Korean newspaper in Japan on Wednesday condemned President Moon Jae-in for suggesting that Seoul is willing to hold unconditional talks if the North stops its provocative acts. The Chosu...

Updated : 2017.06.21 16:06

Seoul, Tokyo’s top diplomats reaffirm stance on NK, remain apart on sex slaves

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and her Japanese counterpart agreed on the need to cooperate in North Korean issues in a telephone conversation, Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said...

Updated : 2017.06.21 15:20

Korea asks US law enforcement authorities to arrest robbery suspects

LOS ANGELES -- The South Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles on Tuesday asked the local police authorities to arrest suspects who robbed two South Korean women as soon as possible, the consulate ...

Updated : 2017.06.21 15:16

Senate to hold hearing expected to focus on Warmbier's death

The US Senate has scheduled a hearing that is expected to focus on the death of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was detained in North Korea for more than a year, its website showed Wed...

Updated : 2017.06.21 13:06

Korea strongly protests Japan's renewed claims to Dokdo

South Korea voiced strong protests Wednesday against Japan's latest claims to its easternmost islets of Dokdo in an education manual. The foreign ministry also said that it called in Katsuro Kitagaw...

Updated : 2017.06.21 13:03

McCain cites ‘last-minute scheduling change’ as reason for canceling trip to Korea

WASHINGTON -- US Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) had to cancel his planned trip to South Korea due to "a last-minute scheduling change," and looks forward to meeting with President Moon Jae-in when h...

Updated : 2017.06.21 09:52