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Unification ministry turns down Japan envoy's request for meeting

South Korea's unification ministry said Thursday it has turned down a request by Japan's top envoy to South Korea to meet with Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo, citing the minister's schedule. The...

Updated : 2017.04.06 12:58

Allies' security chiefs condemn NK missile provocation

The security chiefs of South Korea and the United States on Thursday condemned North Korea's latest missile test and agreed to craft a strong response to its provocations, Seoul's presidential office...

Updated : 2017.04.06 10:14

S. Korea, US, Japan vow to closely cooperate against NK provocations

The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the US and Japan agreed to closely cooperate in coping with North Korea's latest missile test and jointly brace for additional provocations, the foreign ministr...

Updated : 2017.04.06 09:53

S. Korea warns NK's continued provocations will quicken 'self-destruction'

South Korea condemned North Korea for its continued missile provocations on Wednesday, warning it would lead to toughened sanctions and eventually accelerate the "self-destruction" of the regime. Th...

Updated : 2017.04.05 11:13

US senators urge Trump to use summit with Xi to end Beijing‘s retaliation against Korea over THAAD

A bipartisan group of US senators on Tuesday urged President Donald Trump to use his upcoming summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping to bring an end to "unwarranted and unfair" retaliatory measures...

Updated : 2017.04.05 10:01

S. Korea in close consultation with US on N. Korea ahead of Trump-Xi summit

South Korea is closely communicating with the United States on North Korea and other major issues ahead of the upcoming summit talks to be held between the US and China this week, the foreign ministr...

Updated : 2017.04.04 17:07

S. Korea rules out possible talks with NK on occasion of sports events

South Korea's unification ministry on Tuesday dismissed the possibility that it would hold dialogue with North Korea on the occasion of sports events being held on both sides of the border. On Thurs...

Updated : 2017.04.04 13:09

Acting president warns against 'reckless' NK nuclear ambitions

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Tuesday warned against North Korea's "reckless" nuclear ambitions, saying it could launch yet another nuclear test or strategic prov...

Updated : 2017.04.04 13:00

Seoul, London form friendship city agreement

LONDON (Yonhap) -- The mayors of Seoul and London formed a friendship city agreement on Monday aimed at strengthening cooperation in nine sectors including economic democratization, improved response...

Updated : 2017.04.04 10:26

Denmark, Korea cooperate in sustainable agriculture

The leading food and agricultural institutes of Denmark and Korea signed a cooperation agreement in late March to pave the way for joint programs in education and training, innovation and entrepreneu...

Updated : 2017.04.03 17:50

ASEAN youths dream of future in Korea

Alfiana Raharjo dreams of teaching the Korean language to Southeast Asians vying for careers in Korea. As an Indonesian studying at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, she has acquired an acumen of Kor...

Updated : 2017.04.03 17:47

Peru pleads for flood relief

The Peruvian Embassy in Seoul has urged for solidarity and support in recovering from a natural disaster that has wrecked the country since mid-March. Massive floods and landslides caused by “El Ni...

Updated : 2017.04.03 17:26

[Herald Interview] ‘US not afraid to strike North Korea in war’

With North Korea inching closer to acquiring intercontinental ballistic missiles that could reach America’s shores, the United States would be more inclined to take unilateral actions against the th...

Updated : 2017.04.03 17:25

Parliament urges China to stop retaliation over THAAD

The National Assembly on Thursday adopted a resolution urging China to stop its economic retaliation over the deployment of a US missile defense system in South Korea. The resolution expresses conce...

Updated : 2017.03.30 17:26

Korea hails US bill on NK sanctions, resolution on China's retaliation

South Korea's foreign ministry on Thursday lauded a US Congress legislation calling for tougher sanctions on North Korea and Washington's resolution urging China to halt retaliations against Seoul ov...

Updated : 2017.03.30 16:12