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: Park Ji-won
Tue, July 16, 2019 | 11:54
Opposition parties criticize Moon's role in DMZ meeting
Political opposition parties were doubtful about President Moon Jae-in's role in brokering a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the inter-Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
| 2019-07-01 16:39
No rush to ease sanctions on NK: Trump
U.S. President Donald Trump said that his country is in no rush to ease sanctions against North Korea, before a historic meeting with the country's leader Kim Jong-un, Sunday, at Freedom House in the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas.
| 2019-06-30 17:11
Trump, Kim agree to resume nuclear dialogue
Exchange of letter can move US-North Korea talks forward: Seoul government
The Ministry of Unification said Thursday that a new momentum for resuming talks between North Korea and the U.S. was created due to letters exchanged between leaders of the countries amid stalled denuclearization talks since the breakdown of the Hanoi summit in February.
| 2019-06-27 17:15
Kim Jong-un remains committed to denuclearization: Xi Jinping
Trump will not meet Kim Jong-un during South Korea trip this weekend
LKP 'underwear' dancing causes stir
A controversy is swirling over a dance performance by some female members of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) during a party event - they pulled their pants down at one point to show a message written on their underwear. The message they wanted to deliver was “LKP victory.” However, rival parties and some LKP lawmakers say this shows the party’s lack of sensitivi...
| 2019-06-27 16:58
North Korea criticizes South over Japan ties
North Korea’s propaganda outlet Uriminzokkiri denounced South Korea, Wednesday, for trying to improve relations with Japan as urged by the U.S. before the G20 summit of major economies. In an article titled “An act of collaborating with Japan and obedience hurting the pride of Korean people,” citing the words of President Moon Jae-in, the National Assembly speaker and senior ...
| 2019-06-26 16:49
NGO receives special consultative status from UN council
The Global Peace Foundation (GPF), a nonprofit organization working for unification of the two Koreas, has received a special consultative status from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
| 2019-06-25 17:16
South Korea plans to increase aid to North Korea
South Korea plans to increase food and medical aid to North Korea through international agencies to support the North Korean people who are facing severe food shortages, the unification ministry said Tuesday.
| 2019-06-25 17:15
LKP sticks to assembly boycott
The main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) continued to boycott National Assembly activities - including the passage of a supplementary budget bill - Monday, despite its floor leader earlier having talks to normalize operations with other party floor leaders.
| 2019-06-24 22:29
Navy rejects entry request from LKP lawmakers
The main opposition Liberty Korea Party (LKP) is protesting the military's decision to reject a request from a group of its lawmakers to enter the base of a Navy fleet, Monday. LKP floor leader Rep. Na Kyung-won and several other lawmakers sought to visit the Navy's 1st fleet in Samcheok, Gangwon Province, to protest the apparent mishandling of a North Korean boat that recent...
| 2019-06-24 16:39
'Seoul sent message for 4th inter-Korean summit'
Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Friday the government has officially sent a message to North Korea about holding another inter-Korean summit before U.S. President Donald Trump's planned visit, here, at the end of this month.
| 2019-06-21 17:32
Pyongyang, Beijing agree on deepening relations
Shinhan Card develops blockchain-based payment system
Moon warns Japan of bigger damage
English-language driver's license to be issued in September
Abe jeopardizes S. Korea-US-Japan security cooperation
Moon to Abe: 'Korea will overcome export restrictions with united power'
'We don't sell Japanese goods' [PHOTOS]
Sharks prowling Korean beaches?
BOK under growing pressure to cut key rates
North Korea to launch tour program to Mt. Geumgang
Japanese man booked for filming FINA athletes secretly
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
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