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Mon, September 25, 2023 | 03:12
Seoul, Africa seek win-win cooperation
The fifth Seoul Dialogue on Africa was held, Wednesday, during which experts explored ways to seek co-prosperity between Korea and Africa. The dialogue, co-hosted by the Korea-Africa Foundation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was launched in 2018, becoming an annual international conference seeking to gather policy proposals toward building a strategic partnership betwee...
| 2022-12-14 16:49
Air Force's new squadron to boost Korea's space operations capabilities
With space emerging as a new warfighting domain today, the Republic of Korea Air Force has also joined the race, as evidenced by the establishment of its Space Operations Squadron earlier this month. Although the Air Force has had space-related units under its wing, they have been all operated separately, raising questions over their effectiveness. Maj. Kim Jong-ha, the inaug...
| 2022-12-13 16:08
Korea to develop air-launched cruise missile by 2028
South Korea's arms procurement agency will launch a program to develop a long-range, air-launched cruise missile (ALCM), the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), said, Monday. DAPA said it will spend 190 billion won ($145 million) to produce the nation's first domestically developed ALCM by 2028.
| 2022-12-12 16:10
Korea becomes world's 8th-largest arms exporter
Korea made the list of the top 10 arms exporters over the last five years, while its defense expenditure was the world's 10th-largest, according to a state defense research agency, Friday. The Korea Research Institute for Defense Technology Planning and Advancement (KRIT) released the Global Defense Market Yearbook 2022, showing that its exports from 2017 to 2021 accounted fo...
| 2022-12-09 16:22
South Korea warns of NK IT workers operating under false identities
The South Korean government, Thursday, released a joint advisory warning about local companies inadvertently hiring North Korean nationals in the guise of foreign-born information technology (IT) workers, as the reclusive state has increasingly dispatched highly-skilled people around the world to generate revenue to fund its weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and ballistic mis...
| 2022-12-08 16:46
First batch of K2, K9 arrives in Poland
The first batch of 24 K9 self-propelled howitzers and 10 K2 battle tanks was delivered to Poland, Tuesday (local time), according to South Korean defense companies. The shipment came after Poland signed a purchase agreement in July for 980 K2 battle tanks from Hyundai Rotem and 648 K9 self-propelled howitzers from Hanwha Aerospace as well as 48 FA-50 light attack aircraft fro...
| 2022-12-07 15:25
Japan's stance may blow chance to mend ties with Korea: experts
Japan's refusal to recognize the forced mobilization of Korean laborers on the UNESCO-listed Battleship Island during World War II is feared to throw cold water on a long-awaited reconciliatory mood between Seoul and Tokyo, according to diplomatic observers. Historical and territorial issues had caused Korea-Japan relations to sink to the lowest level since the postwar period...
| 2022-12-06 16:05
Operation Christmas Drop
Crewmembers of the Air Force's 15th Special Missions Wing engage in the U.S.-led Operation Christmas Drop, the U.S. Air Force's humanitarian airlift mission, inside a C-130 transport aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, Saturday (local time). The Korean Air Force team, comprised of some 30 pilots and crewmembers, is participating in the event for the second straight y...
| 2022-12-05 16:30
North Korea remains quiet on new sanctions
North Korea has yet to take any actions against a series of independent sanctions it has called “hostile acts” by South Korea, the United States and Japan for its recent missile tests. Pyongyang watchers say the North Korean regime's focus on holding a party meeting later this month to discuss next year's state policies may discourage the country from responding to the fresh ...
| 2022-12-05 15:22
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
Korea, Saudi Arabia celebrate 93rd Saudi National Day, vow stronger cooperation
Samsung, SK relieved by revised chip restrictions on China
Seoul, Beijing try to mend fences as Russia and N. Korea grow closer
Bears of Joseon part 2: Behind bars
Mirae Asset Global Investments' AUM reaches $219 bil.
S. Korea to stage massive military parade as tensions with North remain high
JTI Korea joins Jongno clean-up
Patients, doctors at loggerheads as operating room CCTV footage made mandatory
CKD Kochon Foundation awards Ukraine health authorities for treating tuberculosis patients amid raging war
Low growth becomes new normal for Korean economy
More than 2,800 killed by earthquake in Morocco
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