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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Wed, November 30, 2022 | 08:41
Exhibition to feature Mexican Korean War veterans
The War Memorial of Korea and the Mexican Embassy in Seoul will co-organize an exhibition, Tuesday, to commemorate Mexicans and Mexican Americans who fought in the Korean War. The exhibition, titled “Mexicans and Mexican Americas: The Forgotten Soldiers of the Korean War,” was organized to make visible to Korea the sacrifices of Mexican soldiers during the three-year conflict.
Koica, ESCAP to cooperate for sustainable development in Asia-Pacific
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (Koica) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Thursday, at the U.N. Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, on stimulating regional and multilateral cooperation in strengthening the capacity of Asia-Pacific countries for the achievement of S...
North Korea delays nuclear test due to pressure from China, fear of backlash: experts
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has yet to press the nuclear button, despite urgent warnings from South Korean and U.S. intelligence authorities that the North has completed preparations for another nuclear test. Diplomatic observers agree that a nuclear test is still imminent. But they believe the delay may be due to pressure from China or because Pyongyang is weighing the p...
Hanwha, Kongsberg to cooperate on infantry fighting vehicles and precision firing systems
Hanwha Group and Norway's Kongsberg Defense and Aerospace signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in infantry fighting vehicles and long-range precision firing systems during the Eurosatory 2022 exhibition in Paris, France, June 14. The MoU was signed by Hanwha's three defense business subsidiaries - Hanwha Defense, Hanwha Defense Australia (HDA) and Hanwha Co...
Seoul, Washington to discuss extended deterrence against North Korea
South Korea and the United States are discussing holding senior-level defense talks, next month, according to the defense ministry, Monday, during which the allies are expected to discuss how to strengthen extended deterrence against North Korea's growing threats. “The two countries are in talks over holding the Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue (KIDD) in Washington, D.C...
Yoon in quandary over DAPA chief selection
Whether to pick a new chief of the nation's arms procurement agency is posing a dilemma for President Yoon Suk-yeol, as its current leader from the previous administration is leading the domestic defense industry, which is expected to see a boom following robust exports. Although there has been some talk about candidates for the minister of the Defense Acquisition Program Adm...
First lady becomes political football
First lady Kim Keon-hee became the object of contention between the ruling and main opposition parties on Wednesday, as they clashed over Kim bringing her friend to meet Kwon Yang-sook, the widow of former President Roh Moo-hyun, in Bongha Village, Gimhae, South Gyeongsang Province.
Dokdo absent from maps at foreign embassies in Seoul
The websites of some foreign embassies based in Seoul have been using maps that fail to identify Dokdo, an activist professor said, Wednesday. Dokdo is Korea's easternmost islets that Japan has repeatedly claimed is part of its territory.
Hanwha Defense's Redback armored vehicle debuts in Europe
Hanwha Defense is showcasing a range of advanced military hardware, including combat vehicles, artillery systems and air-defense weapons at the Eurosatory defense and security trade show at Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre in Paris until Friday (local time). The Redback Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) is being displayed for the first time in the European market, highli...
Foreign minister stresses cooperation with Japan to thwart North Korean threats
Foreign Minister Park Jin has hinted that South Korea will take action to get its security cooperation with Japan back on track, as the new South Korean government is looking to mend ties with the neighboring country. His gesture also comes as speculation is mounting that President Yoon Suk-yeol may hold a summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Spain on the side...