search close
Reporter : Kang Seung-woo
Thu, November 30, 2023 | 00:09
Korean War heroes' photos to be restored
Faded black-and-white photos of over 100 Korean War veterans will be restored as part of a plan by the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA) to transform the monochrome pictures to color on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement.
Hoiana Resort and Golf offer truly customized service for Koreans
HOIAN, Vietnam ― Set to provide a true home-away-from-home experience, Hoiana Residences is ready to satisfy Korean guests by offering unique services that cannot be found elsewhere in Vietnam, according to the vice president of Hoiana Resort and Golf. Hoiana Residences is part of a $4-billion (5 trillion won) mega project by Hoi An South Development to build four luxury hote...
Korean Peninsula may face fallout from balloon saga
The recent spy balloon controversy that has strained already fraught U.S.-China relations is expected to adversely affect the security situation on the Korean Peninsula in the absence of Beijing's role in resolving North Korea's nuclear issue, according to diplomatic observers. In addition, Pyongyang may play off the rivalry by resorting to saber-rattling, including a much-an...
US reaffirms nuclear security assurances to South Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken assured South Korea of Washington's full security commitment against North Korea's evolving nuclear threats amid growing doubts here about the credibility of Washington's extended deterrence for its ally. Blinken's remark was made after his meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin in Washington, D.C.
[Q/A] ROK-US alliance evolves into global strategic partnership
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the ROK-U.S. alliance and Foreign Minister Park Jin believes that the evolving bilateral alliance is now in top form. The ROK stands for the Republic of Korea, South Korea's official name. “South Korea and the United States share a long history of cooperation based on shared values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law, which h...
[INTERVIEW] 'Extended deterrence is best option to ensure peace on Korean Peninsula'
South Korea is seeking stronger assurances from the United States that it will provide "effective" extended deterrence, which Seoul's foreign minister believes is the "best practical option" for deterring North Korea's evolving threats and ensuring peace on the Korean Peninsula. “It is important to strengthen the U.S. extended deterrence in defending South Korea against North...
US bill introduced to honor Korean War hero
Four Korean American members of U.S. Congress have introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the late Col. Kim Young-oak for his extraordinary heroism, leadership and humanitarianism. The four U.S. representatives are Reps. Young Kim, Marilyn Strickland, Michelle Steel and Andy Kim, who also led the introduction of the bill in 2021.
Korea-US defense talks likely to bring up extended deterrence
The U.S. defense chief is expected to use a meeting with his South Korean counterpart as an opportunity to assure Seoul of Washington's extended deterrence commitment against North Korea's evolving nuclear threats. In addition, how to contain a rising China is likely to be high on the agenda as well amid the current geostrategic competition between Washington and Beijing that...
Trilateral maritime exercise
A combat craft medium vessel of the U.S. Special Operations Command Korea (SOCKOR) participates in a combined exercise with the South Korean Navy SEALs and the British Navy in unidentified Korean waters in this undated photo, released by the SOCKOR, Sunday. The training, held in mid-January, also involved the British Royal Navy patrol ship, HMS Spey. Courtesy of SOCKOR
S. Korea to increase joint air defense exercises following N. Korean drone incursions
The South Korean military will expand annual air defense exercises in the wake of North Korean drone infiltrations into the South's airspace late last year, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said Thursday. “The South Korean military plans to conduct a joint air defense exercise featuring all units four times a year,” a JCS officer told reporters. The training has been held bian...
123456 7 8910