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Korean president greets five new foreign envoys in Seoul

South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomed five new foreign envoys to Seoul in a meeting held at his presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae, on Tuesday, the office said.The five new envoys included new M...

Updated : 2017.07.18 10:55

Korea pushing for FM meetings with China and Japan next month

South Korea's foreign minister is pushing to meet with her Chinese and Japanese counterparts on the sidelines of ASEAN-related conferences scheduled for early next month, officials said Tuesday.Kang K...

Updated : 2017.07.18 09:49

‘Turkey looks to Eurasia amid post-coup discipline’

One year after a failed coup attempt to topple the government, Turkey has restored social stability and economic vibrancy and is looking beyond its region to the larger Eurasian market, the country’s...

Updated : 2017.07.17 17:06

‘Liberation of Mosul heralds Iraq’s precarious governance’

Iraq’s top envoy to Korea lauded the hard-won victory against the Islamic State group in Mosul last week, also expressing his appreciation for Seoul’s humanitarian assistance and diplomatic support....

Updated : 2017.07.17 17:00

FM meets with special rapporteur to discuss human rights in N. Korea

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with the United Nations' Special Rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, Tomas Ojea Quintana, Monday to discuss policies on dealing with the abject ...

Updated : 2017.07.17 16:53

Turkish art shines light on ties with Korea

Marking the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations, the Turkish Embassy helped organize an art exhibition featuring Turkey’s celebrated paintings and calligraphy at the Bank of Korea in S...

Updated : 2017.07.17 16:46

[Herald Interview] ‘Indonesia hub-and-spoke anchor of ASEAN economy’

Buoyed by nationwide reforms to raise its economic competitiveness, Indonesia is ripe for Korean business as the hub for the larger Southeast Asian market, according to the country’s industry ministe...

Updated : 2017.07.17 16:46

Senior diplomat to visit Europe countries to discuss cooperation

South Korea's senior diplomat will depart for Europe this week to discuss closer cooperation with Sweden, Britain and the European Union, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday. Vice Foreign Minister Li...

Updated : 2017.07.13 09:17

President meets political leaders over G-20 outcome, dispute over nominees

President Moon Jae-in met with key political and government leaders Wednesday to explain the outcome of his recent trip to Germany, his office Cheong Wa Dae said, a move also aimed at overcoming the p...

Updated : 2017.07.12 10:41

‘Danes don’t cry when fired. They aim higher.’

Denmark’s “flexicurity” welfare state model, buttressing its dynamic labor market, allows employers to hire and fire workers efficiently, according to the head of the Confederation of Danish Enterp...

Updated : 2017.07.10 17:19

‘Sustainable water sharing key to common prosperity’

With the rising tide of global warming creating greater uncertainties over our water management, developed and developing countries should come together to prevent the tragedy of the commons and searc...

Updated : 2017.07.10 17:11

[Herald Interview] ‘Kazakhstan vanguard of Central Asia’s global engagement’

ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- Central Asia, a region long insulated from globalization and liberalization, is awakening from its centuries-old slumber. By embracing international integration and enhancing com...

Updated : 2017.07.10 16:57

S. Korea, Canada agree to work together to reduce tensions on Korean Peninsula

President Moon Jae-in has held his first talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and agreed to work together to reduce tensions over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.During the tal...

Updated : 2017.07.09 09:36

G-20 summit declaration says Paris Agreement irreversible, makes no mention of N. Korea

Leaders of the Group of 20 major countries wrapped up two days of summit meetings in Hamburg on Saturday with a declaration that the Paris climate agreement is "irreversible" despite the US decision t...

Updated : 2017.07.09 09:29

Korea to extend aid to dislocated residents in southern Philippines

South Korea has decided to provide $100,000 in humanitarian aid to the Philippines to help the country better weather a militant siege in a southern city, the foreign ministry said Thursday. (Yonhap)T...

Updated : 2017.07.06 16:44