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Lebanese ambassador killed in car accident
Lebanese Ambassador to Korea Jad El-Hassan was killed in a car crash in central Seoul, Thursday.
Swing voters emerge as decisive factor in local elections
With the local elections just five days away, polls generally indicate an increase in the number of swing voters.
PM nominee resigns
Prime Minister nominee Ahn Dae-hee withdrew his nomination Wednesday over a mushrooming controversy concerning a large sum of money he received in lawyer’s fees after he retired. Ahn’s withdrawal is expected to deal a body blow to President Park Geun-hye’s bid to regain public trust after the Sewol ferry disaster.
US, Chinese top diplomats appeal to Koreans via food
Top diplomats of the United States and China have recently caught the attention of Korean citizens as they sought to generate a sense of connection and affinity via so-called “food” diplomacy.
Noh tapped as foreign ministry spokesman
Noh Kwang-il, 55, was appointed Tuesday as the new spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
S. Korea, China urge nuke-free NK
South Korea and China reaffirmed their joint efforts toward North Korea’s denuclearization, Monday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
'Unification always a top priority'
Chung Tae-ik, 70, a retired career diplomat, said Koreans must never forget that inter-Korean unification is the top priority among other foreign policy agendas.
Seoul faces grave challenges
This year marks the 120th anniversary of the Sino-Japanese war (1894-1895), a battle between the then two major powers in Northeast Asia over the control of the Korean Peninsula.
Expectations grow for improved S-N ties
There are signs that inter-Korean relations will likely improve given recent changes made toward mending fences between the two Koreas, experts said, Sunday.
Presidential spokesman under fire for inappropriate remarks
Presidential spokesman Min Kyung-wook came under fire Sunday over remarks he made that civilian divers “receive 5 million won ($ 4,880)” for every dead body recovered from the sunken Sewol ferry.
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