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China urges Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

BEIJING -- Hours after the deployment of a US advanced defense shield went into full swing in South Korea, China strongly urged Seoul and Washington on Wednesday to pull back the equipment, warning th...

Updated : 2017.04.26 17:08

New Korea-US alliance association set for launch

Former and current US Forces Korea service members will establish a brand-new association next week to promote friendly ties between the two countries, according to a group of figures here advocating ...

Updated : 2017.04.26 14:49

Nuke envoys from Korea, US, Japan meet to coordinate ways to reign in North

Senior diplomats of South Korea, the United States and Japan sat together in Tokyo on Tuesday seeking to chart ways to rein in North Korea as the communist country appears to be preparing another mili...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:58

Korea, Japan divided over usage of 'East Sea' at IHO meeting in Monaco

GENEVA -- South Korea and Japan were divided over the usage of "East Sea" in naming the body of water between the Korean Peninsula and Japan as a conference of the International Hydrographic Organizat...

Updated : 2017.04.25 11:25

S. Korea's top diplomat to attend UN meeting on N. Korea this week

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will attend a UN Security Council meeting on North Korea to be chaired by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this week, the foreign ministry here said Tuesd...

Updated : 2017.04.25 09:59

Kazakhstan health care ushers in privatization

Emerging from seven decades of state-led management of health care, Kazakhstan has embarked on an ambitious program of medical sector privatization and modernization, with a focus on attracting foreig...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:17

‘South African, Korean economies can complement each other’

With the silver jubilee of diplomatic ties slated on Dec.1 this year, South Africa and South Korea can expand cooperation by exploiting economic areas of mutual benefit, according to Ambassador Nozuko...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:16

Argentine Embassy promotes flagship Malbec wine

The Argentine Embassy last week promoted the country’s flagship Malbec wine at a tasting event in Seoul. In its seventh iteration of the annual event, “Malbec World Day” at Millennium Seoul Hilton ...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:11

Korea, US to discuss alliance issues

South Korea and the United States will hold working-level consultations later this week on a broad range of alliance issues including North Korea's military threats, Seoul's defense ministry said Mond...

Updated : 2017.04.24 14:15

Korea expresses disappointment over Japan politicians' visit to shrine

South Korea voiced its "deep disappointment" on Friday after Japanese politicians paid their respects at the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which honors Japan's war criminals.Around 90 Japanese lawmak...

Updated : 2017.04.21 16:02

Nuclear envoys of S. Korea, US, Japan to meet next week to discuss NK issue

South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet next week to discuss their coordinated approach toward North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, the foreign ministry here said Friday.Kim Hong-kyun...

Updated : 2017.04.21 11:27

Top diplomats of Korea, Tanzania to hold talks in Seoul next week

The top diplomats of South Korea and Tanzania will sit down together in Seoul next week to discuss bilateral collaboration on economic issues as well as the North Korean nuclear issue, the foreign min...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:00

S. Korea's top diplomat to attend UNSC meeting on NK issue

South Korea's foreign minister will attend a United Nations Security Council meeting scheduled for next week to discuss North Korea's nuclear threats and efforts to make the North go nuclear-free, a m...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:59

Korea, US, Japan unite against China's THAAD retaliation

South Korea, the United States and Japan united on Wednesday in urging China to stop economic retaliation on Seoul in connection with the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system here.Senio...

Updated : 2017.04.20 10:21

White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

WASHINGTON -- The White House sought to fend off criticism Wednesday that President Donald Trump and other top officials have misleadingly said a Navy strike group was heading to the Korean Peninsula ...

Updated : 2017.04.20 09:25