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Tue, January 31, 2023 | 22:47
Yoon-Xi summit unlikely any time soon
The summit between South Korea and the United States has now passed and the attention is on how early President Yoon Suk-yeol will sit down with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, given the importance of Seoul-Beijing relations. China is South Korea's largest trading partner. Plus, the two leaders have already expressed their wishes to hold a summit in the near future. But i...
| 2022-05-23 16:57
Korea joins US-led trade pact as China bristles
Yoon, Biden reaffirm stronger alliance, NK deterrence at key air base
President Yoon Suk-yeol and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden reaffirmed the allies' determination, Sunday, to deter North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threats and the importance of the bilateral alliance during their visit to a key Air Force operations center in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, the final stop of the American leader's three-day trip to Seoul. The two heads ...
| 2022-05-22 16:56
Summit tips Korea's economic axis toward US
A closer look at South Korea-US summit [PHOTOS]
'South Korea secures stronger US commitment against North Korea's threats'
South Korea's new President Yoon Suk-yeol successfully finished his summit debut, Saturday, with U.S. President Joe Biden by securing Washington's detailed security commitment to Seoul against North Korea's ever-growing nuclear weapons and missile threats, according to diplomatic observers. This came after the two decided to come up with more detailed “action plans,” while ag...
| 2022-05-21 22:15
Korea-US summit expected to benefit leaders of two countries in elections
Blinken remains elusive figure for Yoon administration
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has become the Joe Biden administration's most hard-to-meet person for the new Korean government, being absent from the American leader's first trip to Seoul since his inauguration in January 2021. Biden arrived here Friday accompanied by National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, but Blinken instead op...
| 2022-05-21 13:18
South Korea-Japan relations in the shadow of Ukraine
The repair of the shattered state of South Korea's relations with Japan is already high on the agenda of the administration of Yoon Suk-yeol. The need for this has been evident for the last four years but there was an absence of political will on the part of the leaders of both countries to reverse the downward turn.
| 2022-05-20 08:59
US-led initiative expected to bolster economic partnership with Korea
Korea's decision to participate in the U.S.-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) is expected to bolster the budding economic partnership between Seoul and Washington, according to diplomatic observers. However, Seoul is also required to make efforts to prevent the IPEF participation from adversely affecting its relations with China, the nation's largest trading partner,...
| 2022-05-19 16:41
[ANALYSIS] Korean firms pin cautious hopes on launch of IPEF
Black Eagles seek to show ROK Air Force's prowess in England
When then-Air Force Capt. Yang Eun-ho saw the 53rd Air Demonstration Group, better known as the Black Eagles aerobatic team, wow spectators and win the trophy for best display at the Waddington International Air Show in Britain in 2012, he dreamed of being part of the squad. Ten years later, Yang, now a major, leads the 239th Squadron of the demonstration group, and is set to...
| 2022-05-19 08:00
South Korea to join US-led Indo-Pacific economic initiative
South Korea has decided to participate in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), promoted by the United States to counter China's influence in the region, according to the presidential office, Wednesday. “President Yoon plans to attend a summit virtually for the launch of the trade and economic initiative in Japan, May 24,” Kim Tae-hyo, the first deputy director of the N...
| 2022-05-18 16:35
Biden's 1st destination in Korea likely to be Samsung plant
Biden to stress US security commitment at DMZ: experts
U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to issue a message of Washington's commitment to defending South Korea from escalating North Korean nuclear and missile threats during a possible trip to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), according to diplomatic observers, Tuesday. Biden is scheduled to arrive here, Friday, on a three-day visit that will feature a summit with South Korean Pres...
| 2022-05-17 15:42
Ruling party gains momentum ahead of local elections
The ruling People Power Party is moving closer to grabbing an opportunity to take revenge on the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), which handed the conservative party a devastating loss four years ago in the local elections, as it is now basking in the limelight following the inauguration of President Yoon Suk-yeol. The PPP's approval rating, which was measured...
| 2022-05-16 16:00
Korean Lunar New Year vs. Chinese Lunar New Year
Over 76% of South Koreans support development of nuclear weapons
Koreans reluctant to unmask on first day of eased indoor mask rule
Stock-leveraged investments rise again amid bullish KOSPI
[ANALYSIS] Pandemic awakens demand for data-driven automation
SPC opens 120th Paris Baguette store in US
Busan seeks to take lead in expo race after BIE's April visit
Retailers seek to bolster beauty product sales as lifting of mask mandate approaches
Biohealth geared for growth
NK slams NATO chief's Seoul visit as 'prelude to war'
Nepal plane crash
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