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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Sun, December 10, 2023 | 22:12
Tribute to Korean War hero
A statue of the late Korean War hero Paik Sun-yup is unveiled at the Dabudong War Memorial Museum in Chilgok County, North Gyeongsang Province, Wednesday. Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup, Veterans Affairs Minister Park Min-shik and other dignitaries attended the unveiling ceremony. Paik was South Korea's first four-star general and most renowned war hero, who led key battles du...
Allies to seek stronger trilateral cooperation in envisaged summit
Kurt Campbell, the White House Indo-Pacific coordinator, said, Thursday, South Korea, Japan and the United States will explore ways to boost trilateral cooperation - probably on North Korea's nuclear program and China's assertiveness - in an envisaged three-way summit.
Seoul sanctions Russian national linked to North Korea
South Korea added a Russian national of Korean descent to its unilateral sanctions list for his alleged involvement in the illegal financing of North Korea's weapons of mass destruction (WMD) programs, an act that violates United Nations Security Council sanctions, the foreign ministry said, Wednesday.
Commemorating Thai sacrifice
Members of the Korea Military Song Choir (KMSC) pose in front of a Korean War Memorial in an army compound in Chonburi, Thailand, Thursday, after paying respects to fallen Thai soldiers who fought in the 1950-53 Korean War. On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the armistice that halted the conflict, the KMSC performed at the Royal Thai Army Club in Bangkok the following...
KOICA signs MOU with USAID for Pacific Islands region
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has teamed up with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen cooperation in the Pacific Islands region, with goals to enhance medical systems, clean up the marine environment and manage waste, and transition to renewable energy.
Senior Pentagon official to visit Seoul
Colin Kahl, the U.S. undersecretary of defense for policy, is scheduled to visit South Korea later this week to discuss pending bilateral issues between Seoul and Washington, such as U.S. extended deterrence and the envisaged Nuclear Consultative Group (NCG). According to the Ministry of National Defense, Monday, Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup plans to hold a meeting with Kahl...
Time to ease tensions
There are no signs yet of efforts in the Yoon Suk Yeol administration to de-escalate rising tensions with North Korea despite the northern neighbor's escalation in provocations, including an expansion of its nuclear capabilities.
Actor faces arrest
Actor Yoo Ah-in answers questions from reporters at the Seoul Central District Court, Wednesday, after the court's hearing to decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for him over allegations of illegal drug use. He is accused of illegally using five different drugs for nonmedical purposes since 2020. Yonhap
KAI finalizes FA-50 deal with Malaysia
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) CEO Kang Goo-young, left, shakes hands with Dato' Sri Muez bin Abd Aziz, fourth from left, secretary general of the Malaysia defense ministry, during a signing ceremony in Malaysia, Tuesday, for KAI's export of the FA-50 light combat aircraft to Malaysia. In February, Malaysia agreed to purchase 18 FA-50s worth $920 million. Defense Minister L...
Nurses protest presidential veto
Members of the Korean Nurses Association stage a rally in downtown Seoul, Friday, to protest against President Yoon Suk Yeol's veto of the controversial opposition-initiated Nursing Act, Tuesday. Yonhap
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