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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

South Korea and France aim to boost ties amid uncertainty under Trump

South Korea and France need to consolidate security and economic ties amid uncertainty over future relations between the US and China under the Donald Trump administration, said the two countries’ s...

Updated : 2017.03.30 16:02

Korea may confer order on ex-Rep. Honda for work on sex slaves

South Korea is considering conferring an order of merit on a former American congressman who fought for Korean victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, an official said Wednesday. Mike Honda, who ...

Updated : 2017.03.30 13:38

S. Korea, US mull curbing oil exports to N. Korea in case of nuke test

South Korea and the United States are considering curbing oil exports to North Korea as part of punitive measures against its possible additional nuclear test, diplomatic sources said Thursday. Mult...

Updated : 2017.03.30 11:01

Gallucci: US should give N. Korea early warning against nuclear proliferation

The United States should consider giving North Korea an early warning against transferring nuclear weapons material or technology beyond its borders, a former chief nuclear negotiator with Pyongyang ...

Updated : 2017.03.30 09:41

US congressman: 'China is sanctioning the wrong Korea'

US Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) said Wednesday China is "sanctioning the wrong Korea" as he denounced a series of punitive measures Beijing has taken in retaliation against South Korea for hosting the...

Updated : 2017.03.30 09:40

Korean foreign ministry gets several DDoS attacks from China

The website of South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has come under several cyberattacks originating from China but little damage has been reported so far, the ministry said Tuesday. "Several on...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:56

‘Colombia brims with travel wonders’

Colombia is a world unto itself, says Ambassador Tito Saul Pinilla. From tropical rainforests to timeworn colonial buildings, the country boasts sundry treasures almost surreal to the senses, the top...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:47

Greece looks to bright future with Korea

Nearly 200 years after the 1821-32 Greek War of Independence, Greece has claimed its current territorial sovereignty, joined multilateral institutions and become a key player in southeastern Europe a...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:21

Iranian Embassy fetes Nowruz, new investments

A table full of adornments -- including the Quran, lit candles, an oval mirror, green wheat sprouts and glittering coins -- brightened the ambiance at the Iranian Embassy last week. The ornaments we...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:19