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[Graphic News] S. Korea paid W932b to USFK last year

South Korea paid 932 billion won ($828 million) to host American soldiers here last year, according to government data. The amount that Seoul paid was in accordance with the allies’ defense cost-sh...

Updated : 2017.05.01 17:49

Seoul rules out negotiation over THAAD payment

South Korea on Monday ruled out any future negotiation over who should pay for a US advanced missile defense system to be deployed here, but left open the possibility that the Trump administration mi...

Updated : 2017.05.01 15:58

Allies’ security chiefs ‘reiterate’ initial agreement on THAAD: Cheong Wa Dae

Security chiefs of South Korea and the United States reaffirmed the initial agreement on a US advanced missile defense system that Washington would shoulder expenses for deploying and operating the w...

Updated : 2017.04.30 15:36

USS Carl Vinson stages war drills with Korean Navy

The USS Carl Vinson, a US aircraft carrier, on Saturday started a joint naval drill with the South Korean Navy in the East Sea amid heightened tensions from North Korea's failed ballistic missile lau...

Updated : 2017.04.30 11:56

Korea, US finish joint military exercise

South Korea and the United States on Sunday wrapped up their two-month combined defense drills amid unrelenting tensions on the Korean Peninsula. "The Foal Eagle exercise is ending today as schedule...

Updated : 2017.04.30 09:47

Korea to build new amphibious landing ship

South Korea said Friday it has begun the construction of another large-scale amphibious landing ship to be used by the country's Navy. A keel-laying ceremony for the 14,500-ton vessel was held the d...

Updated : 2017.04.28 10:51

Philippines seeks S. Korea warship donation

The Philippines has asked South Korea to donate a decommissioned warship to Manila, the defence department said Thursday, to help them patrol their waters and perform counter-terrorism operations. "...

Updated : 2017.04.27 21:38

THAAD ‘set for actual operation’

South Korea’s Defense Ministry announced Thursday that an advanced American anti-missile system here will soon be put into “actual operation” to counter North Korea’s ballistic missile threats. ...

Updated : 2017.04.27 14:48

War remains recovery team hosts event for foreign defense officials

A South Korean task force on the recovery of remains held a special event Thursday for foreign defense officials at embassies in Seoul as part of what it calls "defense diplomacy, marking the 10th an...

Updated : 2017.04.27 11:42

Allies' security chiefs say THAAD installation 'smooth'

The security chiefs of Seoul and Washington discussed the ongoing "smooth" installation of a US missile defense battery in South Korea on Thursday, a day after some of its key components were deliver...

Updated : 2017.04.27 10:53

Korean Navy to test unmanned ship

South Korea's Navy will start the trial operation of an unmanned ship next month, the country's newly developed weapon mainly for use on the tense sea border with North Korea, the state arms procurem...

Updated : 2017.04.27 10:19

Defense ministry vows full support for Seoul air show

South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday it has signed a partnership agreement with the organizers of a Seoul air show to be held later this year. The Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exh...

Updated : 2017.04.27 09:45

[From the Scene] Allies demonstrate massive show of force at joint live-fire exercise

POCHEON, Gyeonggi Province -- The exercise began with a bang from explosives being fired off near a ditch. Taking it as a cue for the North Korean Army’s hypothetical invasion, South Korea’s K-9 an...

Updated : 2017.04.26 15:49

US moves to deploy key parts of THAAD

The US Forces Korea on Wednesday brought launchers, a radar and other key parts of its advanced missile defense system to its deployment site, in a surprise move to accelerate the process ahead of a ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 10:06

THAAD equipment installation underway amid residents' protests

US troops in South Korea began installing the equipment for an advanced missile defense system at a site in a southeastern region of the country, facing fierce protests from local residents. The ove...

Updated : 2017.04.26 08:31