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Korea, US, Japan unite against China's THAAD retaliation

South Korea, the United States and Japan united on Wednesday in urging China to stop economic retaliation on Seoul in connection with the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system here. Se...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:21

White House praises China for efforts to rein in N. Korea

WASHINGTON -- The White House praised China on Wednesday for making efforts to rein in North Korea after Beijing's Foreign Ministry warned the North not to make provocative remarks. "I think it's en...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:39

White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

WASHINGTON -- The White House sought to fend off criticism Wednesday that President Donald Trump and other top officials have misleadingly said a Navy strike group was heading to the Korean Peninsula...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:25

Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China

South Korea on Wednesday dismissed the controversial remark reportedly made by US President Donald Trump that Korea was "part of China" as untrue and not worthy of response. President Donald Trump t...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:19

Vice unification minister meets with Japan's top envoy over NK issue

South Korea's vice unification minister on Wednesday met with Japan's top envoy to Seoul to discuss North Korea's nuclear and missile problems, government officials said. Vice Minister Kim Hyung-suk...

Updated : 2017.04.19 17:29

Japan's consulate meets Busan ward chief over 'comfort women' statue

BUSAN -- The Japanese Consulate in the southern South Korean port city of Busan on Wednesday exerted indirect pressure on the city's Dong Ward municipality to remove a statue symbolizing Korean women...

Updated : 2017.04.19 16:46

[Reporter’s Column] Trump’s ‘prudent’ measure

To many, for the past 10 days the Korean Peninsula appeared to have been edging toward the brink of war. Soon after bombarding Syria and Afghanistan with missiles and a gigantic bomb, the US said it...

Updated : 2017.04.19 15:54

Korea urges Japan to refrain from exacerbating security concerns

South Korea's foreign ministry on Tuesday called on Japan to refrain from fanning security concerns on the Korean Peninsula, one day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mentioned a contingency plan in th...

Updated : 2017.04.18 16:04

Pence calls for reform of Korea-US FTA

US Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday the Donald Trump administration is to “review and reform” the free trade pact with South Korea, citing growing trade deficits and “too many barriers” for...

Updated : 2017.04.18 15:50

Iran agrees to quickly ratify extradition treaty with S. Korea

Iran agreed Monday to accelerate its domestic procedures for the ratification of an extradition deal with South Korea by the end of this year, South Korea's Foreign Ministry said. The agreement was ...

Updated : 2017.04.17 20:46

[Herald Interview] ‘Australia, Korea can progress across Indo-Pacific’

The defining axis of global growth over the next 25 years will be the “Indo-Pacific” region, encompassing rising India and Southeast Asia, a renowned political scientist forecast, urging Seoul to h...

Updated : 2017.04.17 18:15

[Herald Interview] ‘Malaysia, Korea are partners in innovation’

Dato Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Malaysian minister of international trade and industry, believes Malaysia and Korea can skillfully navigate the volatile world economy by enhancing partnerships tailored...

Updated : 2017.04.17 17:30

China's foreign ministry warns against worsening tension after N. Korea's failed missile launch

BEIJING -- China's foreign ministry on Monday called on North Korea and other neighbors to refrain from inflammatory behaviors following Pyongyang's failed missile test-launch over the weekend. "As ...

Updated : 2017.04.17 17:12

S. Korea, US, Japan to discuss N. Korea in trilateral talks

Senior defense officials from South Korea, the United States and Japan will have face-to-face talks on North Korea's saber-rattling later this week, a Seoul ministry announced Monday. The regional p...

Updated : 2017.04.17 17:04

Japan calls on next Korean gov't to implement deal on 'comfort women'

TOKYO -- Japan on Monday urged the next South Korean government implement a landmark 2015 deal to resolve the long-running rift over Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women as the official...

Updated : 2017.04.17 15:14