Samsung inks deal for $380m factory in South Carolina

The Korea Herald > National > Foreign Affairs

US school for disabled children to dedicate statue in memory of Korean adoptee

NEW YORK -- A US school for children with disabilities said Sunday it will dedicate a statue next week in memory of a South Korean boy murdered by his American adoptive father. The Linwood Center, l...

Updated : 2017.06.05 10:42

N. Korea draws more attention at Shanggri-La, minister says

SINGAPORE -- North Korea has been in the spotlight at the forum here of top defense officials from around the world, reflecting increased global concern about its military threats, officials here sai...

Updated : 2017.06.05 10:06

Russia argues THAAD can be used offensively

SINGAPORE -- A top Russian defense official on Sunday accused South Korea and the US of escalating tensions in Northeast Asia by deploying the powerful Terminal High Altitude Area Defense on the Kore...

Updated : 2017.06.04 16:23

US to welcome President Moon with maximum respect

WASHINGTON -- The United States intends to welcome South Korean President Moon Jae-in with maximum respect and a "full program" of events when he visits Washington later this month for his first summ...

Updated : 2017.06.02 13:49

[Breaking] 1 Korean dead, 3 injured in Manila shooting: embassy

One South Korean died and three others were injured in a shooting attack at a resort hotel complex in Manila, Seoul's embassy in the Southeast Asian country said Friday. Foreign media reported that ...

Updated : 2017.06.02 13:32

China calls fatal bus fire inside tunnel act of arson

BEIJING -- The Chinese government on Friday called a bus fire last month that killed 10 South Korean children in China an act of arson, the South Korean Embassy in Beijing said. The Chinese foreign ...

Updated : 2017.06.02 12:34

Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

South Korea's foreign ministry said Friday it is "regrettable" that the United States has withdrawn from a landmark global agreement aimed at curbing climate change. On Thursday (local time), US Pre...

Updated : 2017.06.02 11:30

Korean defense minister in Singapore for security forum

South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-koo arrived in Singapore on Friday to attend a regional forum on North Korea's threats and other security challenges. The 16th Asia Security Summit also involve...

Updated : 2017.06.02 10:23

US imposes sanctions on NK's top office State Affairs Commission

WASHINGTON/SEOUL -- The United States imposed fresh sanctions on North Korea on Thursday, blacklisting the regime's highest office, the State Affairs Commission, money-making firms and other entities...

Updated : 2017.06.02 07:46

S. Korea not to rush inter-Korean dialogue: vice unification minister

South Korea's new vice unification minister on Thursday raised the need to push for inter-Korean dialogue in a prudent manner by taking into account North Korea's changes in its attitude. Vice Unifi...

Updated : 2017.06.01 17:38

Korea's Ulju, Portugal's Sintra to ink pact on friendship, cooperation

ULSAN -- The municipality of Ulju, southeastern South Korea, is set to form a pact with the Portuguese city of Sintra next week to seek friendship and cooperation in tourism, local officials said Thu...

Updated : 2017.06.01 15:08

Climate crisis behind political riots and refugees: Al Gore

JEJU ISLAND -- Climate crisis-induced food shortages were behind the Arab revolutions in 2010 known as the Arab Spring, former United States Vice President Al Gore said Thursday, making the case for ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 13:55

Korea condemns truck bomb in Afghanistan

South Korea strongly condemned the latest deadly bombing in Kabul on Thursday, vowing to work with the international community to rebuild Afghanistan and root out terrorism in the region. On Wednesd...

Updated : 2017.06.01 11:57

Korea needs to persuade China over THAAD row: expert

South Korea should convince China to accept the ongoing deployment of an advanced US missile defense shield on its soil instead of trying to reverse the move, which could send the wrong signals to bo...

Updated : 2017.05.31 16:14

Escaped Korean murder suspect in Philippines recaptured

HANOI -- Philippines authorities said Wednesday they have recaptured a South Korean murder suspect who escaped from a detention center three months ago. The fugitive, surnamed Park, was arrested in ...

Updated : 2017.05.31 12:25