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Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Tue, October 3, 2023 | 06:07
Korea International School holds annual Human Rights Week event
Korea International School (KIS) held an event to mark Human Rights Week (HRW) last week, highlighting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals and featuring expert guest speakers who addressed current global issues. The annual event took place from April 3 to 7 at KIS Pangyo Campus in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province.
KOICA holds Digital Innovation Day
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) held a Digital Innovation Day event, Tuesday, highlighting the organization's digital transformation efforts to promote advanced official development assistance (ODA) in the post-pandemic era. Following the establishment of its digital transformation strategy in 2021, KOICA is striving for efficiency through digital means in ...
South Korea, US, Japan warn of North Korea's overseas workers
South Korea, Japan and the United States urged member states of the United Nations, Friday, to repatriate all North Korean overseas workers that they believe are key sources of foreign currency and revenue for the development of Pyongyang's nuclear program. The call came from a joint statement after the top nuclear envoys of the three countries - Kim Gunn, South Korea's speci...
Academic exchange between Air Force, Hanwha
Lt. Gen. Lee Sang-hak, right, the superintendent of the Republic of Korea Air Force Academy, poses with Hanwha Aerospace President Son Jae-il after they signed an academic exchange agreement to enhance the capabilities of the Air Force at the academy in Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, Wednesday. The company manufactures engines for the KF-21, the nation's first domestic...
Stop playing 'blame game'
Less than a year since attaining power, President Yoon Suk Yeol and his People Power Party (PPP) are seeing a great decline in their approval ratings - an unusual phenomenon for a new ruling bloc, which traditionally should be enjoying a so-called honeymoon period.
Rally for Expo
Officials of Nam District Office in Busan and residents engage in a campaign at a peace park, Wednesday, to promote the port city's bid to host the World Expo 2030. The inspection team from the Bureau International des Expositions will visit Seoul and Busan next week to evaluate the city's suitability and preparedness to host the global exhibition. Yonhap
US aircraft carrier to visit Busan amid NK provocations
A U.S. Navy carrier strike group will arrive in Busan, Tuesday, as part of efforts to bolster the two countries' combined military posture as well as promoting South Korea-U.S. friendship on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of their alliance, Seoul's defense ministry said, Monday. “The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG 11) will pull into a naval base in Busan tomorrow,” Mi...
KOICA to support earthquake-affected people in Turkey
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a Record of Discussions with the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) of Turkey, Wednesday, for a cooperative project to build a temporary settlement for victims of the earthquake in Turkey.
Korea to start mass production of KF-21 in 2024
Korea's state-run arms procurement agency said, Thursday, it seeks to achieve "tentative" combat suitability of the KF-21 Boramae by May - six months earlier than planned - in order to kick off mass production of the domestically developed fighter jet next year. The 4.5-generation combat aircraft is expected to enter service in 2026, the Defense Acquisition Program Administra...
Seoul to announce normalization of GSOMIA: Japanese media
A Japanese media outlet reported, Thursday, that the South Korean government has decided to put the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA) back on track amid signs of improving ties between the neighboring countries.
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