Korean elected to head IMO for first time

In a historic event, a South Korean candidate was elected for the first time to head the U.N. maritime body, diplomatic sources said Tuesday.Lim Ki-tack, president of Busan Port Authority, which operates the port facilities in Sou...

Park calls for airtight defense readiness

President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday called for top military commanders to maintain a watertight readiness posture against North Korea’s ongoing nuclear development and internal political uncertainties. In a lunch meeting with the ...

Airbus wins W1.5tr deal to provide airborne tankers

 South Korea will purchase four units of Airbus’ in-flight refueling tankers by 2019 to help boost the country’s air defense, officials said Tuesday, marking the first introduction of European warplane here in more than 20 year...

MERS victims’ families suffer from depression

While Seoul reported no additional Middle East respiratory syndrome cases for three consecutive days for the first time since the index case was confirmed in May, many families of the deceased victims have been reported to be suff...