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Sat, September 23, 2023 | 17:23
Korean national executed in China for drug trafficking
China executed a Korean man who had been convicted of drug trafficking, Friday, marking the first execution of a Korean national in nine years, according to Seoul's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
| 2023-08-04 19:15
Foreign embassies on alert over health, safety concerns at Jamboree
Foreign embassies in Korea are on high alert as tens of thousands of young participants at the World Scout Jamboree ― taking place on the reclaimed land of Saemangeum, North Jeolla Province ― are grappling with an unrelenting heat wave and poor facility management.
| 2023-08-04 16:44
World Scout Jamboree continues despite US, UK withdrawals amid heat wave
US Scouts to pull out of heatwave-hit jamboree in South Korea
British Scouts to pull out of Saemangeum Jamboree campsite amid heat wave
[PHOTOS]Growing safety concerns at Jamboree
Park Jin likely to retain FM post amid Cabinet reshuffle
The future of Foreign Minister Park Jin - whether he would retain his ministerial position or return to the National Assembly - is drawing keen attention in diplomatic circles here as President Yoon Suk Yeol mulls another Cabinet reshuffle. However, Park is unlikely to be replaced in the near future due to a tough competition in the ruling People Power Party's (PPP) candidacy...
| 2023-08-03 17:09
Polish president to arrive in Seoul Aug. 9
Polish President Andrzej Duda is set to arrive in Korea on Aug. 9 for a four-day visit to attend the World Scout Jamboree currently taking place in the nation, according to diplomatic sources, Wednesday.
| 2023-08-02 17:50
S. Korea, Japan expected to boost security ties in trilateral summit with US
An upcoming three-way summit between the leaders of South Korea, the United States and Japan will provide much-needed momentum for the two Asian nations to boost security cooperation, analysts said Wednesday, as Washington pushes to cement trilateral cooperation to tackle common challenges the three countries face.
| 2023-08-02 16:39
Korea still fails to follow int'l child abduction pact despite diplomatic engagements: US report
Korea remains non-compliant with international parental child abduction conventions regarding cases involving U.S. children, despite diplomatic engagements between Seoul and Washington, according to a U.S. State Department report published, Monday (local time).
| 2023-08-01 16:42
Korean military struggles to recruit cadets
The ROK military is facing a severe shortage in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) applicants as young people increasingly shun the junior officer position apparently because of pay rates and the long service periods.
| 2023-07-31 16:47
Seoul speeds up deployment of anti-drone measures against N. Korea's evolving threats
South Korea is seeking to speed up the deployment of anti-drone killers after North Korea unveiled new surveillance and attack drones that appeared to be almost identical to the U.S. Global Hawk and Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
| 2023-07-30 16:32
Yoon lauds sacrifice of UN veterans of Korean War
President Yoon Suk Yeol on Thursday expressed gratitude toward veterans and ally nations for their sacrifice and dedication to defend South Korea from communist forces in the 1950-53 Korean War.“South Korea today stands on the shoulders of United Nations (U.N.) forces' sacrifices and dedication, on their blood-stained uniforms. The country was able to safeguard its freedom fr...
| 2023-07-27 20:59
Yoon, delegates from 22 countries pay tribute at UN cemetery
Veterans ministry highlights collective efforts for global peace with 22 countries
Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs Park Min-shik proposed a joint declaration, Wednesday, with 22 countries that helped South Korea in the 1950-53 Korean War, pledging collective efforts toward maintaining global peace and values of freedom. “Through the joint declaration, we hope to share the value of prosperity and freedom achieved through 70 years of solidarity with...
| 2023-07-26 16:22
Remains of 7 South Korean troops killed during Korean War return home
Scientists find green way to turn CO2 into fuel with sunlight
Kim Jong-un's rejection of Russia's food assistance irritates North Korean defectors
Opposition party in turmoil as leader could be arrested on Tuesday
Korea boosts subsidies to rev up falling EV sales
Russia lodges protest to S.Korean envoy over Yoon's UN speech
Foreign employees rewarded for contribution to Korea's shipbuilding industry
Lawmakers want to grill business tycoons over decision to rejoin FKI
Gov't reviews changing description of Fukushima wastewater
'Songpyeon' for low-income families
Saudi Arabia celebrates 93rd National Day
More than 2,800 killed by earthquake in Morocco
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