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S. Korean, Sri Lankan top diplomats agree to cooperation in pressuring N. Korea

The foreign ministers of South Korea and Sri Lanka have agreed to work together in pressuring North Korea into giving up its nuclear weapons program, the foreign ministry here said Thursday. South K...

Updated : 2017.03.16 11:02

Consent from China, Russia vital to deploying THAAD system: Democratic Party

The floor leader of the Democratic Party said Thursday South Korea should delay the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system in the country until it wins consent from Beijing and Moscow. ...

Updated : 2017.03.16 10:46

Top S. Korean, US security officials agree to respond sternly to additional NK provocations

Top security officials of South Korea and the United States agreed Wednesday to respond sternly to any additional provocations by North Korea and work closely together with China to increase pressure...

Updated : 2017.03.16 09:33

Expert calls for inter-Korean summit after May election

South Korea should seek summit talks with the North under the next government in order to keep the North's nuclear threats in check through negotiations and dialogue, a North Korea expert here said W...

Updated : 2017.03.15 14:27

Tillerson embarks on first trip to Asia amid tensions over N. Korea, THAAD

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson embarked on his first trip to Asia Tuesday, seeking to come up with better ways to deal with North Korea and defuse tensions with China over the ongoing deployment...

Updated : 2017.03.15 09:33

Tillerson's visit to S. Korea 'important, timely' for joint approach to NK: Seoul

The top US diplomat's visit to South Korea later this week is "important" and "timely" in that it will help the two allies draw up their detailed joint approach to North Korea and its growing nuclear...

Updated : 2017.03.14 15:52

Korean security chief to visit US for talks on N. Korea

South Korea's presidential national security adviser will visit the United States this week for talks with his counterpart on North Korea, the presidential office here said Tuesday. During his two-d...

Updated : 2017.03.14 14:58

US must ensure no daylight with S. Korea's next leader over N. Korea: US expert

The United States should work hard to make sure there is no daylight with South Korea over how to deal with the North as the Asian ally is expected to elect a liberal leader seeking a softer approach...

Updated : 2017.03.14 09:52

Tillerson's visit to Seoul to provide 'good' chance to share experiences on N. Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's planned visit to South Korea this week will provide a "good" opportunity for Seoul to share its experiences on North Korea and its nuclear threats with the fledg...

Updated : 2017.03.14 09:29

Turkey, Korea mark 60 years of diplomacy with culture

Marking the 60th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations this year, the Turkish Embassy in Seoul will organize various cultural events ranging from a photo exhibition to storytelling for childr...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:43

Bulgaria, Korea progress through comprehensive partnership

The Bulgarian Embassy in Seoul marked the country’s Liberation Day last week amid growing ties with Korea. The holiday commemorates the Eastern European nation’s independence in 1878 from the Otto...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:29

Poland advocate Kim Soon-hyung dies of cancer

Kim Soon-hyung (1969-2017), an assistant to the Polish ambassador who tirelessly promoted Poland in Korea, died Thursday from cancer. Working at the embassy from 2006 until before her death, Kim org...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:21

[HERALD INTERVIEW] ‘France, Korea are sound partners in Internet of Things’

As an imaginative entrepreneur, David-Pierre Jalicon envisions our future homes embedded with Internet of Things technologies micromanaging every aspect of our lives. In the upcoming Fourth Industri...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:07

Foreign minister to travel to Vietnam, Sri Lanka this week

Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will travel to Vietnam and Sri Lanka this week to discuss economic cooperation and joint policies in dealing with a wayward North Korea, his ministry said Monday. Yun w...

Updated : 2017.03.13 11:30

Tillerson to visit Korea this week

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to visit South Korea later this week for meetings with senior government officials to discuss issues of mutual concern including the growing nuclear and missile...

Updated : 2017.03.12 09:43