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China blocks access to popular S. Korean drama amid THAAD row

A popular South Korean fantasy-romance drama, "Guardian: The Lonely and Great God," has disappeared from China's social media platform Weibo, industry sources said Monday, as it appears to have falle...

Updated : 2017.02.27 16:30

S. Korea, US, Japan to discuss N. Korea's assassination during trilateral talks: official

The recent killing of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be a key topic when South Korea, the United States and Japan hold trilateral strategy talks on how to deal with Pyongyan...

Updated : 2017.02.27 09:41

Japan to decide on envoy's return after 'comfort women' statue relocation

Japan will decide when its top envoy will return to Seoul after seeing whether a statue symbolizing the victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery will be relocated in Busan. The move followed the del...

Updated : 2017.02.26 16:41

China blocks access to streaming services of S. Korean pop culture

China has blocked access to newly updated clips of South Korean music and dramas on the country's online video sharing platforms, sources said Sunday, in an apparent bid to retaliate against Seoul's ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 13:47

S. Korea, US, Japan nuke envoys to discuss N. Korean missile, assassination

Senior officials from South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet in Washington next week to coordinate their policies toward North Korea, including the recent assassination of its leader's ha...

Updated : 2017.02.23 16:26

Foreign ministry asks for local government's cooperation in resolving sex slavery statue dispute

South Korea's foreign ministry has sent an official letter to local municipalities in the southeastern city of Busan, asking for cooperation in resolving diplomatic rifts with Japan over a statue sym...

Updated : 2017.02.23 12:14

Sen. Gardner calls for relisting N. Korea as state sponsor of terrorism

A US senator called Wednesday for adding North Korea back to the State Department list of states sponsoring terrorism, saying the regime's recent assassination of its leader's half brother shows its ...

Updated : 2017.02.23 10:03

Korea strongly denounces Japan for renewing its claim to Dokdo

South Korea on Wednesday denounced Japan for sending a high-ranking official to a local event aimed at promoting its territorial claim to Seoul's easternmost islets of Dokdo. "We strongly protest Ja...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:30

Talks with N. Korea would give Trump same old lesson Pyongyang isn't interested in disarming: ex-official

Even if US President Donald Trump gives negotiations with North Korea a shot, he would end up learning the same lesson his predecessors learned that North Korea isn't interested in giving up its nucl...

Updated : 2017.02.22 09:44

Foreign minister Yun dissuades Tillerson from reward-for-nuclear freeze deal with N. Korea: sources

Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se has voiced South Korea's reservations about any US agreement with North Korea that would reward Pyongyang for a nuclear freeze, sources said Tuesday, referring to the po...

Updated : 2017.02.21 14:32

NYT calls for Trump to negotiate freeze on NK nuclear program

US President Donald Trump should negotiate a freeze on North Korea's nuclear production as well as its nuclear and missile testing, even though completely ending the program should be the goal, the N...

Updated : 2017.02.21 09:50

ASEAN, Korea hash over cultural cooperation

The ASEAN-Korea Center in Seoul held its ninth annual council meeting Thursday, hashing out issues to strengthen bilateral ties while commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeas...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:15

Lord mayor of London visits Korea to bolster commerce

Andrew Parmley, the lord mayor of the City of London, is visiting Korea this week to strengthen bilateral commercial ties and promote Britain as the leading business hub of Europe. His visit on Tues...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:09

‘Local government an apt instrument of diplomacy’

In a globalized world, the mantle of international cooperation falls not only in the hands of national government, but legitimately on local government, according to the new president of the Korean A...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:06

Canada celebrates 150th anniversary of Confederation

Marking the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, there will be a series of cultural and educational events in Korea this year, according to the Canadian Embassy in Seoul. The Canadian Confe...

Updated : 2017.02.20 15:02