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Mon, December 11, 2023 | 01:10
Global forum on islands to be held in Shinan
The Global Islands Cultural Diversity Forum 2022 will be held in the southwestern county of Shinan, Thursday and Friday, which will discuss how to preserve and pass on the cultural diversity of islands. The forum, organized by Shinan county, the Pacific Tourism Organization and the National Assembly Island Development Research Center, will invite some 30 experts in island cul...
| 2022-12-05 09:00
Ex-unification minister casts doubts on China's role in North Korean nuclear issue
Amid escalating nuclear and missile threats from North Korea, China's role has come to the fore given Beijing is regarded as the only country that can exert influence on Pyongyang thanks to its billing as the reclusive state's sole economic pipeline and diplomatic guardian. Its accentuated role was evidenced by U.S. President Joe Biden's call on his Chinese counterpart Xi Jin...
| 2022-12-04 11:03
Hoiana Residences ready to meet needs of visitors
Forget about Da Nang, one of Vietnam's top holiday destination for Koreans. Here comes Hoi An, a culturally rich heritage town that can satisfy the needs of travelers here in Korea who have suppressed their urge to travel during the COVID-19 pandemic and are itching to explore new hideaways.
Travel & Food
| 2022-12-01 16:19
ROK Air Force to join US-led Operation Christmas Drop
The Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) will participate in a humanitarian airlift mission of the U.S. Air Force (USAF), the military branch said, Tuesday. According to the ROKAF, a C-130 transport aircraft and some 30 pilots and crewmembers of the 15th Special Missions Wing departed earlier in the day for Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, where the U.S. Pacific Air Forces wil...
| 2022-11-29 14:52
Korea denies media report on lethal aid to Ukraine
The defense ministry reaffirmed its stance, Monday, that South Korea will not provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, dismissing a report that Seoul will supply artillery shells to the war-torn country via the United States. Citing a U.S. defense official, CNN said, Friday (local time), that Washington intends to buy 100,000 rounds of artillery ammunition from South Korean arms ma...
| 2022-11-28 17:01
Startups partner with KOICA for innovative solutions in developing countries
Due to growing interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) management, public and private sectors are increasingly collaborating to enhance development effectiveness and meet the business needs of corporations. Amid this trend and with the support of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), several Korean startup companies are poised to enter developing ...
| 2022-11-24 18:32
North Korea tries to sow seeds of doubt on US extended deterrence
North Korea's ceaseless missile launches, despite the deployment of more powerful U.S. military assets on the Korean Peninsula, are aimed at raising concerns in South Korea and Japan about the credibility of the U.S.' extended deterrence for its allies, according to Victor Cha, senior vice president for Asia and head of the Korea division at the Center for Strategic and Inter...
| 2022-11-24 15:59
Parliamentary probe into Itaewon tragedy to be launched
Rival parties agreed, Wednesday, to hold a parliamentary investigation into the Oct. 29 tragedy that killed at least 158 Halloween partygoers in Seoul's Itaewon area. The floor leaders of the ruling People Power Party (PPP) and the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) announced the agreement to kick off a 45-day investigation, Thursady, and conduct hearings and oth...
| 2022-11-23 18:21
[ANALYSIS] China unlikely to deter North Korea's nuclear ambitions
Despite U.S. President Joe Biden's warning that China's reluctance to deter North Korea's provocations will ensure a bigger U.S. presence in the region, there are no signs that Beijing will mount any aggressive efforts against the North - nor compliance by Pyongyang - according to diplomatic observers.
| 2022-11-22 17:00
[ANALYSIS] North Korea ratchets up pressure on US
North Korea has continued to increase pressure on the United States, with the reclusive state successfully test-firing the most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in its arsenal, living up to a threat made by its foreign minister, who warned of fiercer military responses. In addition, its leader has revealed for the first time that his country runs military un...
| 2022-11-21 16:39
Methods to avoid YouTube, Netflix restrictions go viral
N. Korea's fear of external info grows after Seoul allows sending propaganda leaflets
Hunting 'crow thief' on Korea's east coast in 1930s
Skepticism mounts over shareholder activism at Samsung C&T
Anti-dog meat legislation looks doomed as Assembly session ends in vain
Leaders of Samsung, SK to visit Netherlands for chip alliance
Calls grow for shift from two-party political system
Eximbank teams up with US counterpart on decarbonization
'New initiative on NK' lacks balanced strategy: experts
Fintechs vie to be next internet-only bank in Korea
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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