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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Sun, December 10, 2023 | 22:09
'New initiative on NK' lacks balanced strategy: experts
A new initiative that South Korea, the United States and Japan have agreed to jointly launch in order to counter North Korea's escalating threats is likely to have a limited effect, according to analysts, Sunday, who think the initiative lacks a two-track strategy that combines an openness for dialogue with strong deterrence.
Yoon vows to expand support for arms industry
President Yoon Suk Yeol pledged, Thursday, to enhance government support for the local defense industry, as Korea aims to become the world's fourth-largest arms exporter by 2027.
[INTERVIEW] 'Now is time for Koreans to unlock potential in Africa'
For many Koreans, Africa may seem like a distant continent.
Korea could disappear from map if it doesn't welcome more immigrants: justice minister
Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon warned, Wednesday, that Korea could disappear from the map unless the nation implements effective immigration policies, and called for parliamentary support for his ministry's push to launch a new government agency handling immigration affairs.
KAI boosts partnerships with Egypt at defense fair
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) is seeking to boost partnerships with Egypt at the ongoing Egypt Defence Expo 2023 (EDEX) in Cairo, as the country's sole aircraft manufacturer expands its presence in the Middle East and North Africa.
[ANALYSIS] Why is N. Korea not allowed to launch spy satellites?
North Korea is wrong to accuse the United States of having double standards when it comes to spy satellite launches, analysts said, Tuesday, as Pyongyang's action - a clear violation of international laws - contrasts with South Korea's adherence to established protocols in its satellite launch.
LIG Nex1 participates in Egypt's defense exhibition
LIG Nex1, a Korean defense company, is participating in the Egypt Defence Expo 2023 (EDEX) in Cairo from Monday to Thursday (local time), showcasing various guided weapons.
President names new finance, land ministers in Cabinet shake-up
President Yoon Suk Yeol carried out a major Cabinet reshuffle, Monday, replacing six ministers, including the finance and land ministers, ahead of general elections slated for April next year.
Space race heats up between two Koreas after Seoul launches spy satellite
A space race is heating up between North and South Korea following Seoul's successful deployment of its first military reconnaissance satellite, Saturday, just over a week after Pyongyang's launch of its own satellite.
S. Korea, Japan, China still in talks to set timeline for trilateral summit
BUSAN - The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China vowed, Sunday, to arrange a summit of their leaders at the earliest possible date after failing to reach an agreement on an exact timeline in their rare gathering.
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