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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Sat, December 9, 2023 | 07:52
Envoys of Russia, China demonstrate close ties ahead of S. Korea-US-Japan summit
Russian and Chinese ambassadors in Seoul and Pyongyang have recently held meetings together, respectively, in what appears to be a demonstration of close ties between Moscow and Beijing ahead of a high-stakes summit between South Korea, the United States and Japan.
State auditor to launch probe into problem-ridden Jamboree
The state audit agency is reviewing a plan to investigate the sloppy management of the 25th World Scout Jamboree starting as early as this week, after the 12-day gathering came to an end on Friday. The Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) is reportedly preparing an investigation targeting related organizations including the Jamboree organizing committee, North Jeolla Provincia...
Last surviving independence fighter returns home from Japan
Oh Seong-gyu, the last surviving Korean independence fighter known to live in Japan, is escorted by Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs Park Min-shik during a welcoming ceremony held at Gimpo International Airport, Sunday, marking the homecoming of the 100-year-old independence fighter. After undergoing a medical examination, Oh will attend a ceremony commemorating the ...
Lawmaker's request for BTS to perform at Jamboree K-pop concert outrages fans
A ruling party lawmaker's request to the Ministry of National Defense to allow some BTS members now serving in the military to perform at a K-pop concert for the World Scout Jamboree has drawn fierce backlash from fans.
Independence fighter and wife to be reunited posthumously
The remains of Korean independence fighter Choi Jae-hyung and his wife Elena Petrovna Choi will be reunited in Korea after being separated for over a century. The remains of the independence fighter's spouse were repatriated to Korea from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, after more than 70 years following her passing in 1952, according to the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Af...
What went wrong with Saemangeum Jamboree preparation?
The ongoing World Scout Jamboree is a major global event the Korean government had been preparing for over six years with an allocated budget of 117.1 billion won ($89 million).
Jamboree participants to leave Saemangeum early due to Typhoon Khanun
All participants of the World Scout Jamboree currently taking place in Saemangeum, a reclaimed tidal flat in North Jeolla Province, will leave the campsite for Seoul and its surrounding areas as Typhoon Khanun is expected to hit the nation on Thursday, the government announced, Monday.
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.
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.
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...
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