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Tue, September 21, 2021 | 23:53
'Shinzo Abe trying to revive militarism'
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other right wing politicians are conspiring to revive a militaristic spirit, first espoused by Yoshida Shoin and promoted by Ito Hirobumi at the height of the country’s expansionist movement, a noted scholar said Thursday.
| 2014-02-28 17:03
'Park-Obama summit will be productive'
US Ambassador to Korea Sung Kim said President Barack Obama’s April summit with President Park Geun-hye will be “productive” in terms of the two country’s bilateral relations.
| 2014-02-27 18:00
'I know Koreans' deep pains from past'
Travel alert expanded to cover whole Sinai region
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced Wednesday an expansion of its travel alert imposed on parts of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to the entire peninsula in the light of the latest terrorist attack against Korean tourists in mid-February, according to the ministry.
| 2014-02-26 16:22
'Seoul-Tokyo private exchanges intact despite political strife'
Nobuya Takasugi, 72, former chairman and CEO of Fuji Xerox Korea and former president of the Seoul Japan Club (SJC), said that Koreans and Japanese must view their relations from a broader perspective without being sucked into a vortex of diplomatic strife.
Reunions raise hopes for better inter-Korean ties
Elderly South Koreans returned home Tuesday wrapping up six-day inter-Korean family reunions that took place at a time when cross-border relations are experiencing a turnaround after years of tension.
| 2014-02-25 18:49
Study of Korea's ancient history put on back burner
The historical mindset of present Koreans is confined to the era of the three kingdoms (BC 57-AD 676) _ Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla _ that dominated the Korean peninsula until Silla set up a unified kingdom.
| 2014-02-24 17:01
Seoul offers Pyongyang help to fight FMD
South Korea on Monday proposed holding working-level talks with North Korea on lending support to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the North, a government official said.
| 2014-02-24 16:55
Seoul slams Tokyo over Dokdo
Korea denounced Japan Sunday for renewing territorial claims to Korea’s easternmost islets of Dokdo.
| 2014-02-23 17:07
ROK, US to keep drills low-key
South Korea and the United States plan to low-key start today for their joint military drills to ensure ongoing inter-Korean family reunions are not disrupted.
| 2014-02-23 17:04
Tears, hugs, laughs, handshakes...
A kaleidoscope of scenes unfurled at the Geumgangsan Hotel in North Korea where 82 South Koreans in their 60s to 90s met their long-separated siblings, aunts, nephews and other relatives. At one table, two sisters couldn’t speak for a full minute before embracing each other and crying.
| 2014-02-20 17:19
World Taekwondo demonstration team wraps up thrilling journey on 'America's Got Talent'
Korean consumers fascinated by expensive, unconventional fruit
[INTERVIEW] Wisdom we learned from our seven years in US
Brand name coffee doesn't taste any better than that of small shops: study
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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