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S. Korea's top diplomat to attend UN meeting on N. Korea this week

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will attend a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea to be chaired by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this week, the foreign ministry here said Tues...

Updated : 2017.04.25 09:59

Kazakhstan health care ushers in privatization

Emerging from seven decades of state-led management of health care, Kazakhstan has embarked on an ambitious program of medical sector privatization and modernization, with a focus on attracting forei...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:17

‘South African, Korean economies can complement each other’

With the silver jubilee of diplomatic ties slated on Dec.1 this year, South Africa and South Korea can expand cooperation by exploiting economic areas of mutual benefit, according to Ambassador Nozuk...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:16

Argentine Embassy promotes flagship Malbec wine

The Argentine Embassy last week promoted the country’s flagship Malbec wine at a tasting event in Seoul. In its seventh iteration of the annual event, “Malbec World Day” at Millennium Seoul Hilto...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:11

Korea, US to discuss alliance issues

South Korea and the United States will hold working-level consultations later this week on a broad range of alliance issues including North Korea's military threats, Seoul's defense ministry said Mon...

Updated : 2017.04.24 14:15

Trump defends decision to not label China currency manipulator to solve NK problem

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump cited his decision to not label China a currency manipulator as an example of "flexibility," saying he made the decision against his campaign pledge because Be...

Updated : 2017.04.24 09:40

Trump's plan to visit China, Japan taking shape: reports

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump is expected to visit China in the second half of this year, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai was quoted as saying. Cui made the remark duri...

Updated : 2017.04.24 09:40

Seoul, Tokyo to face off over East Sea name

Seoul is pushing for the official identification of the waters between Korea and Japan as the East Sea at an international conference in Monaco this week in the face of robust resistance from Tokyo, ...

Updated : 2017.04.23 16:38

White House: Korea has been independent for thousands of years

The White House said Friday it is well aware that Korea has been “independent for thousands of years,” after President Donald Trump quoted Chinese President Xi Jinping as claiming, falsely, that Kore...

Updated : 2017.04.22 11:02

Korea expresses disappointment over Japan politicians' visit to shrine

South Korea voiced its "deep disappointment" on Friday after Japanese politicians paid their respects at the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan's war criminals. Around 90 Japanese law...

Updated : 2017.04.21 16:02

Nuclear envoys of S. Korea, US, Japan to meet next week to discuss NK issue

South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet next week to discuss their coordinated approach toward North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, the foreign ministry here said Friday. Kim Hong-k...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:27

Top diplomats of Korea, Tanzania to hold talks in Seoul next week

The top diplomats of South Korea and Tanzania will sit down together in Seoul next week to discuss bilateral collaboration on economic issues as well as the North Korean nuclear issue, the foreign mi...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:00

Trump's 'armada' gaffe stains his commitment to alliance

Mystery persists over US President Donald Trump's dispatch of an "armada" toward the Korean Peninsula, leaving many people here puzzled and concerned about defense coordination between the allies. E...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:42

Korea re-elected to UNICEF's executive board

South Korea has been re-elected to the governing body of UNICEF, the United Nations' fund for children, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. In the elections held during the UN Economic and Soci...

Updated : 2017.04.20 11:44

S. Korea's top diplomat to attend UNSC meeting on NK issue

South Korea's foreign minister will attend a United Nations Security Council meeting scheduled for next week to discuss North Korea's nuclear threats and efforts to make the North go nuclear-free, a ...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:59