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USFK Commander given Korean name in ceremony

Gen. Vincent K. Brooks -- commander of United States Forces Korea, Combined Forces Command and United Nations Command -- was bestowed a Korean name last week at a ceremony in a show of appreciation f...

Updated : 2016.11.07 19:13

‘Sudan is gateway to African and Middle East markets’

Sudan’s vast land and water resources and strategic position in northeastern Africa present unexplored opportunities to Korean investors, according to the country’s top envoy. Sudanese Foreign Min...

Updated : 2016.11.07 19:09

EU kick-starts programs for Emissions Trading System

The European Union delegation to Korea and Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance will jointly organize a series of programs in emissions trading to help curb greenhouse gas emissions and jump-sta...

Updated : 2016.11.07 19:07

UNSC negotiations being protracted amid Sino-US rivalry, political uncertainties in US

Negotiations at the UN Security Council over a new sanctions resolution on North Korea are being drawn out with no signs of an imminent breakthrough nearly two months after Pyongyang's fifth nuclear ...

Updated : 2016.11.06 11:50

US-Korea alliance remains strong despite scandal: White House

The alliance between the United States and South Korea remains strong and durable despite a massive scandal rocking South Korean President Park Geun-hye, the White House said. "The alliance between ...

Updated : 2016.11.06 09:36

Little Mermaid’s replica statue unveiled in Seoul

“The Little Mermaid,” a bronze sculpture designed by sculptor Edvard Eriksen and located near Copenhagen’s Langelinie waterside promenade, was replicated and unveiled as a miniaturized monument in...

Updated : 2016.10.31 19:29

Turkey fetes Republican founding, recuperating stability

The Turkish embassy on Friday celebrated the 93rd anniversary of the country’s founding amid steady recuperation from the foiled putsch in mid-July and strengthening relations with Korea. The Natio...

Updated : 2016.10.31 19:22

Film exposes Poland’s embrace of North Korean orphans

During the 1950-53 Korean War, around 2,000 North Korean orphans settled in Poland, then a communist ally in the Warsaw Pact, through a covert arrangement of socialist care and schooling. Some 1,270...

Updated : 2016.10.31 19:05

Korea vows to support Iran in development of capital markets

A senior financial regulator said Tuesday that South Korea will support Iran in the development of its capital markets, citing ongoing financial cooperation between the two countries. Jeong Eun-bo, ...

Updated : 2016.10.25 15:26

New Zealand wants Korea to join TPP: ambassador

New Zealand's top envoy in Seoul said Tuesday she hopes South Korea will join the Trans Pacific Partnership, calling the country a "natural partner." New Zealand is one of 12 countries that have joi...

Updated : 2016.10.25 13:14

Korea, Denmark to hold summit

The leaders of South Korea and Denmark will hold a summit in Seoul on Tuesday to discuss bilateral cooperation on a range of regional and global issues, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said. P...

Updated : 2016.10.25 09:09

Hungary commemorates 60th anniversary of 1956 revolution

The journal written by Hungarian librarian Gyula Csics vividly recounts the horrors of dictatorship and repression inflicted by the deceased Soviet Union. Csics -- who was 12 when the 1956 Hungarian...

Updated : 2016.10.24 21:04

Turkey honors countrymen’s gallantry in Korean War

Marking the 66th anniversary of the Turkish Brigade’s arrival here to fight in the Korean War, the Turkish Embassy, the 55th Republic of Korea Infantry Division and the city of Yongin commemorated t...

Updated : 2016.10.24 20:42

‘Kazakhstan’s modernization boon to Korean investors’

Ahead of the scheduled visit of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Korea this fall, Kazakh vice minister of investment and development came to Seoul in mid-October to smooth bilateral ties and ...

Updated : 2016.10.24 20:37

Poland, Korea fete 27 years of economic partnership

The first contact between Polish and Korean government officials took place in late October of 1988 following the Summer Olympics hosted in Seoul. A series of meetings in Korea between the ministries...

Updated : 2016.10.24 20:24