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Poland honors birth of modern Constitution

The Polish Embassy last week marked the birth of the country’s modern Constitution, the second of its kind in the world following the US Constitution of 1787. On every May 3 in Poland, people celeb...

Updated : 2017.05.16 18:06

[Herald Interview] Norway shows way to thrive outside European Union

When Norway voted for the second time not to join the European Union through a referendum in 1994, the country had just brokered the Oslo peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians and hos...

Updated : 2017.05.16 18:04

Chinese state councilor calls for efforts to recover ties with Korea under Moon admin.

BEIJING -- Chinese State Councilor for Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi has called for joint efforts to repair South Korea-China relations under the new Moon Jae-in administration, a South Korean delegati...

Updated : 2017.05.16 11:26

Global ombudsman conference to be held in PyeongChang

The 2017 Global Ombudsman Conference will be held at the main convention center in Alpensia Resort in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, from Tuesday to Friday to map out development and the future of th...

Updated : 2017.05.15 15:11

Pro-NK newspaper urges US to forge conditions for dialogue

A pro-North Korean newspaper in Tokyo said Monday the Trump administration should create a "proper situation" for dialogue first if it wants to avoid collision with the North and end the current dead...

Updated : 2017.05.15 12:37

Officials to discuss summit between Moon, Trump

South Korean presidential officials will meet a US delegation on Monday to discuss details for a summit between their leaders, according to a Cheong Wa Dae official. The official told reporters Sund...

Updated : 2017.05.14 17:19

[Breaking] Moon Jae-in talks with Abe over disputed ‘comfort women’ deal

President Moon Jae-in and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Thursday talked over the phone to discuss the future direction of the Korea-Japan bilateral ties, focusing on unsettled history disputes ...

Updated : 2017.05.11 16:13

Moon and China's Xi agree to improve ties, denuclearize N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his Chinese counterpart agreed Thursday to further improve their countries' bilateral relations, while jointly calling for efforts by all concerned parties to h...

Updated : 2017.05.11 14:48

Moon's N. Korea policy to be within US expectations: adviser

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's much-speculated engagement with North Korea will not go beyond the United States' comfort zone and consultation may precede key decisions toward Pyongyang under t...

Updated : 2017.05.11 12:55

‘Russian ex-envoy calls for pragmatic diplomacy on N. Korea’

With North Korea’s nuclear and missile capabilities growing rapidly, the next South Korean administration would be wise to pursue a “pragmatic” policy of multilateral dialogue and negotiation to p...

Updated : 2017.05.08 18:10

Taiwan draws tech talents to 'Asia Silicon Valley'

The government of Taiwan has been harnessing all efforts to invigorate its economy by launching the Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan, which is to create a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship f...

Updated : 2017.05.08 17:58

‘Georgia-Korea ties are a force for good in perilous purlieus’

Freshly minted Georgian Ambassador Otar Berdzenishvili says his country and Korea are closer in substance than their distance, sharing a common pride of national language and alphabet as well as pass...

Updated : 2017.05.08 17:55

Korea's foreign minister to meet US and Japanese ambassadors

South Korea's top diplomat will meet with ambassadors of the United States and Japan on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in dealing with North Korea and its growing nuclear threat. Foreign Minister Yu...

Updated : 2017.05.02 11:55

Norwegian poems vivify long lost senses

The Norwegian Embassy held a book launch event last week that featured the celebrated works of Olav H. Hauge (1908-94), a distinguished poet famous for his realistic portrayal of natural and sentient...

Updated : 2017.05.01 17:17

Commonwealth veterans remember unsung heroes of wars

The embassies of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand paid tribute to the sacrifices of their fallen comrades and war veterans across memorial services held in Korea last week. At t...

Updated : 2017.05.01 17:13