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China welcomes Rodman's visit to N. Korea

BEIJING -- China welcomed former basketball star Dennis Rodman's visit to North Korea Wednesday, saying it supports efforts to build ties between Washington and Pyongyang. Lu Kang, spokesman of Chin...

Updated : 2017.06.14 16:07

Moon to send special envoy to India, Australia

President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to India and Australia this week to deliver his wish for enhanced economic and diplomatic cooperation, his office said Wednesday. Park Soo-hyun, presi...

Updated : 2017.06.14 15:27

THAAD work will continue, US says

Despite controversy over Seoul’s halt of the deployment of missile defense launchers, the US remains committed to the program and further discussions to iron out any differences, a top Washington of...

Updated : 2017.06.14 15:25

S. Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of US detainee

South Korea on Wednesday welcomed the release of an American college student long detained in North Korea and vowed efforts to free its own citizens held in the communist country. The US Department ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 14:53

Korea emphasizes relations with Vietnam following Moon's remarks on war

South Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday that it cherishes its relations with Vietnam and wants to advance the ties further in its response to an outcry from the country following President Moon J...

Updated : 2017.06.13 17:04

Korea concludes sex slavery victims still have individual rights to sue Japan despite gov't deal

Despite a 2015 deal between South Korea and Japan to end a bilateral feud over colonial-era sexual enslavement, its South Korean victims still have individual rights to sue the Japanese government fo...

Updated : 2017.06.13 12:49

Korea, US hold preparatory meeting on deterrence strategy talks

South Korea and the United States held a meeting on Tuesday to make preparations for their next round of high-level talks on defense and security issues, the foreign ministry said. The meeting took ...

Updated : 2017.06.13 11:25

Korean actress donates to Sri Lanka flood relief

Korean actress Lee Young-ae donated roughly $50,000 to Sri Lanka to help support flood relief in the country. Flooding was caused by a heavy monsoon in the latter half of May. The money was handed o...

Updated : 2017.06.12 22:13

Uzbekistan glitters with Silk Road splendors

The Uzbek Embassy hosted a tourism promotion seminar in Seoul on June 5, introducing the country’s Silk Road wonders and other cultural riches that make it an exotic, eclectic destination, bar none. ...

Updated : 2017.06.12 22:09

[Herald Interview] ‘Swiss direct democracy enfranchises citizens’

Every so often, Swiss citizens go to the polling stations to vote on issues relevant to their lives, ranging from national energy to local roads and everything in between. They often cast votes more...

Updated : 2017.06.12 22:09

[Herald Interview] Baltic States adorn tourism jewels

Ahead of their centenary of proclaiming statehood next year, the three Baltic countries have unveiled a myriad of tourism offers for international travelers, introducing the northern European nations...

Updated : 2017.06.12 22:06

Korea calls for Japan to be careful in making comments on comfort women issue

South Korea's foreign ministry said Monday that it has called for Japan to be more careful in making any comments on such thorny bilateral issues as how to resolve the long-running dispute over Japan...

Updated : 2017.06.12 11:49

Belgian princess gets honorary citizenship from Seoul

Princess Astrid of Belgium has been granted honorary citizenship by the city of Seoul, the city government said Monday. Princess Astrid arrived in Seoul on Saturday for a weeklong visit as a special...

Updated : 2017.06.12 09:09

Trump summit first test of Moon's diplomatic mettle

One month into his presidency, President Moon Jae-in faces a critical early test as the diplomat in chief with his upcoming first summit with his US counterpart Donald Trump which would set the tone ...

Updated : 2017.06.09 17:09

Korean, Japanese parliamentarians call for future-oriented ties

South Korean and Japanese parliamentary leaders met Friday and agreed on the need to develop bilateral ties in a future-oriented manner. Chung Sye-kyun, speaker of South Korea's National Assembly, h...

Updated : 2017.06.09 15:59