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Tue, September 21, 2021 | 22:17
US, China clash on six-party talks
The United States and China showed clear differences Tuesday (KST) over how to resolve the North Korean nuclear situation during a summit held on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague. Chinese President Xi Jinping wants the long-stalled six-party talks to be restarted immediately, while U.S. President Barack Obama insists on denuclearization steps first.
| 2014-03-25 16:51
Abe - case of split personality on Kono statement
Just days after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised not to alter the 1993 statement on wartime sex slavery which led to Seoul and Tokyo holding a trilateral summit involving Washington during the Nuclear Security Summit, one of Abe’s close aides defended Tokyo’s original intention to revise the statement.
| 2014-03-24 16:51
NK fires rockets for 2nd day
North Korea fired 16 short-range rockets from its east coast early on Sunday for a second straight day in an apparent protest against the ongoing South Korea-U.S. joint military drill, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said later the same day.
| 2014-03-23 17:46
'All that Korea' needs to be promoted
Thanks to the rapid economic growth in the 1970s and 80s, democratization of its political system and, of late, "hallyu," or the Korean cultural wave, Korea is becoming better known globally.
Tokyo urged to act on sexual slavery
Seoul urged Tokyo Tuesday to resolve the issue of sexual enslavement of Korean women by its soldiers during World War II.
| 2014-03-18 19:31
Park to face strong contender
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon’s re-election bid in the upcoming June 4 local elections will not be easy, experts said Friday, despite his slightly higher approval rating in recent polls compared to his rivals in the ruling Saenuri Party.
| 2014-03-14 17:22
Pyongyang meets Tokyo while shunning Seoul's offer
North Korea will hold working-level Red Cross talks with Japan next week in Shenyang, China, Japan’s Kyodo News Agency quoted the Japanese foreign ministry as saying, Friday.
| 2014-03-14 16:52
New York Senate committee endorses East Sea bill
The New York State Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a bill requiring the use of both East Sea and Sea of Japan in the state’s school textbooks, the Korean-American community there said Wednesday.
| 2014-03-13 16:31
Seoul plans no summit with Tokyo
Korea will not hold a summit with Japan, unless it offers an “understandable” resolution on wartime wrongdoings, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
| 2014-03-12 16:22
Seoul, Tokyo to discuss historical issues
High-ranking officials from Korea and Japan will hold talks Wednesday in Seoul on key issues, including thorny historical matters that have strained bilateral relations between the two Northeast Asian nations for decades.
| 2014-03-11 15:39
World Taekwondo demonstration team wraps up thrilling journey on 'America's Got Talent'
Korean consumers fascinated by expensive, unconventional fruit
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Korea struggles to cope with waste crisis
Regular, stable jobs disappearing amid pandemic
Will use of leftover vaccines for second shot help curb ever-growing cases?
Gov't on alert over Chuseok gatherings
How conglomerate chiefs plan to spend this Chuseok
Boston Dynamics' robot dog on safety patrol duty at Kia factory
Climate crisis is imminent
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