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‘One Belt, One Road could unlock regional prosperity’

With China embarking on a gargantuan enterprise of infrastructure and international development through the “Belt and Road” initiative, Beijing, Pyongyang and Seoul could join hands to tap its imme...

Updated : 2017.05.22 23:35

‘Iran nuke deal offers road map on N. Korea’

With North Korea upgrading its nuclear and missile capabilities, the world should seek an interim agreement that would freeze the regime’s programs with a long-term aim of denuclearization, accordin...

Updated : 2017.05.22 23:29

Moon's top security advisor points to need for dialogue with N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's top security advisor on Monday voiced a need to resume talks with North Korea, though he said the dialogue must not get in the way of ongoing international sancti...

Updated : 2017.05.22 17:17

Moon's special envoy departs for Russia

President Moon Jae-in's special envoy departed to Russia on Monday where he will seek to forge closer cooperation over North Korea and bilateral economic issues. "I will do my efforts to deliver Pre...

Updated : 2017.05.22 16:32

Duterte vows help to denuclearize N. Korea, curb its missile launches

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte pledged to cooperate with China and other neighboring countries to help denuclearize North Korea and curb its missile launches during his meeting with President M...

Updated : 2017.05.22 11:53

S. Korea to flexibly handle civilian inter-Korean exchanges

South Korea plans to resume humanitarian assistance to North Korea and civilian inter-Korean exchanges to an extent that the move would not compromise the international sanctions regime, a government...

Updated : 2017.05.22 11:03

Korea welcomes Iran president's re-election, expects better ties

South Korea on Monday extended congratulations on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's re-election last week, expressing hopes for a boost for bilateral relations. Rouhani secured 57 percent of the vo...

Updated : 2017.05.22 10:58

Xi hopes to get ties with Korea back on normal track

BEIJING-- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that he hopes to get the ties with South Korea back on normal track, emphasizing the importance of the bilateral relations between the Asian neighbo...

Updated : 2017.05.19 10:53

Korea's special presidential envoy meets with US congressional leaders

WASHINGTON -- A special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a series of meetings with US congressional leaders on Thursday as he forged ahead with his mission to reaffirm and further str...

Updated : 2017.05.19 09:33

Abe vows to build future-oriented ties with Korea

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that South Korea is the "most important" country that shares strategic interests, adding he will move toward building future-oriented ties be...

Updated : 2017.05.18 11:28

Moon's special envoy arrives in China for talks on summit, N. Korea

A special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in China on Thursday for discussions on a summit between the countries' heads of state and ways to contain North Korea. Also high on the...

Updated : 2017.05.18 09:40

Korea's presidential envoy meets with Trump

WASHINGTON -- A special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, an official said. Special envoy Hong Seok-hyun held the meeting with Trump at the...

Updated : 2017.05.18 09:31

Korea-Japan sex slavery deal comes under pressure for revision

The long-standing dispute over wartime sexual slavery has resurfaced to strain South Korea-Japan relations, as the government change in Seoul and a UN experts panel's recommendation lent momentum for...

Updated : 2017.05.17 14:14

S. Korea calls for reopening inter-Korean communication channel

South Korea's unification ministry on Wednesday expressed a need to reopen an inter-Korean communication hotline, which was severed early last year following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. ...

Updated : 2017.05.17 11:25

Merry-go-round festivities of ASEAN cultures

The ASEAN-Korea Center has organized various cultural events throughout May and June, which have been designated as ASEAN Months to mark the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nat...

Updated : 2017.05.16 18:13