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Senior US official to visit S. Korea for summit preparations

A senior US official is to visit South Korea next week to discuss a summit likely to be held later this month between the two allies, the foreign ministry said Friday. Thomas Shannon, under secretar...

Updated : 2017.06.09 11:50

Pentagon: US believes Korea won't reverse THAAD deployment

WASHINGTON -- The United States believes South Korean won't reverse the decision to host the THAAD missile defense system, the Pentagon said Wednesday after Seoul suspended the deployment pending an ...

Updated : 2017.06.08 09:38

Kang apologizes for misdeeds as opposition launches onslaught

As opposition lawmakers waged attacks over suspected irregularities, Foreign Minister nominee Kang Kyung-wha apologized while defending against some of their allegations and stressing her credentials...

Updated : 2017.06.07 16:12

Abe's special envoy to visit Korean province this week

MUAN -- A group of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's special envoys will visit South Korea's southwestern province of South Jeolla as part of a four-day trip to South Korea, officials at the provi...

Updated : 2017.06.07 14:33

Voting begins in California by-election involving Korean-American candidate

LOS ANGELES -- Polls opened Tuesday in a California by-election that could produce the first Korean-American member of the House of Representatives in more than 18 years. The run-off vote in Califor...

Updated : 2017.06.07 09:14

Gallucci appointed new chairman of US-Korea Institute

Former US nuclear negotiator Robert Gallucci has been appointed chief of a Washington-based think tank specializing in Korean issues. Gallucci, who served as chief nuclear negotiator with North Kore...

Updated : 2017.06.06 09:02

Chinese driver responsible for fatal bus fire posed as victim: police

BEIJING -- Chinese police believe the Chinese driver of a school bus held responsible for a fatal bus fire that killed 11 children and a teacher last month posed as a victim in an apparent attempt to...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:58

[Herald Interview] ‘North Korean human rights vital to regional security’

As the world focuses on neutralizing North Korea’s nuclear and missile brinksmanship, equal attention should be given to grave human rights violations in the country, a former United Nations officia...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:47

ASEAN showcases rich cuisines, tourism offers

Marking the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the ASEAN-Korea Cultural Exchange Year, a culinary and tourism promotional event took place at Coex in Seoul from Thursd...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:40

‘Thailand litmus test for booming ASEAN market’

The Eastern Economic Corridor in Thailand is an axis of industrial estates southeast of Bangkok. It is the Thai government’s flagship project to turn the country into the hub of the region’s advanc...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:35

ASEAN revs up IoT revolution

Southeast Asia, once known as the world’s low-cost manufacturing workshop, has begun a wholesale transformation of its industries for higher valued goods and services. To catch the better part of th...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:25

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