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PM to attend coronation of King Charles III
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo will attend the coronation of Britain's King Charles III, scheduled for Saturday (local time), with world leaders and religious representatives looking to witness the historic ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey.
Yoon returns from US with reinforced nuclear assurances
If North Korea attacks South Korea with nuclear weapons, two things are now guaranteed to happen: The United States will respond swiftly and overwhelmingly with the full range of its capabilities, including nuclear, and this will result in the end of the North Korean regime.
[ANALYSIS] Nuclear-armed submarines will not stop North Korea's provocations
President Yoon Suk Yeol and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden announced a new security deal in Washington, Wednesday (local time), aimed at deterring North Korea's intensifying nuclear threats and highlighting the U.S. leader's decision to send a nuclear-armed submarine to South Korean waters for the first time in 40 years. Much of the agreement remains subject to working-level ...
Assembly speaker calls for formation of joint lawmakers' body with US
South Korea's National Assembly speaker on Wednesday called for the formation of a joint body with the United States for lawmakers as the two democratic allies seek to reinforce cooperation in combating growing external threats to democracy. During an event celebrating the 70-year alliance between the two countries at the National Assembly, Speaker Kim Jin-pyo stressed the ne...
ROK-US alliance evolves from security treaty to comprehensive partnership
Upon signing the Mutual Defense Treaty with the U.S. in 1953 after the Korean War, South Korea's first president, Syngman Rhee, said that the agreement would make the war-torn nation prosper “for many generations to come.” Seven decades later, that message of hope rings true, as Yoon Suk Yeol makes a state visit to Washington as the president of one of the world's most prospe...
Yoon bets on strengthening ties with democratic allies
Tensions are mounting between South Korea and its two powerful neighbors- China and Russia - as Seoul has become ever more vocal about some of their most sensitive issues, under President Yoon Suk Yeol.
Yoon's Ukraine remarks may have been intentional before Biden summit
Since President Yoon Suk Yeol said in Wednesday's Reuters interview that Seoul was open to the possibility of providing military aid to Kyiv in its war with Moscow, critics have slammed him for making another diplomatic blunder while answering a hypothetical question he did not have to respond to.
North Korea will likely launch 1st spy satellite this month, analysts say
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said his regime has completed the development of its first reconnaissance satellite and told officials to expedite the preparations for launching it as planned, state media reported Wednesday.
Meet the man behind Busan citizens' campaign for World Expo 2030
If citizens' enthusiasm was the most decisive factor in the race to host World Expo 2030, Busan would simply be unrivaled. The passion demonstrated in every corner of the Korean city during the on-site inspection earlier this month by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the event's governing body, left its delegation in no doubt that the people of Busan genuinely ...
9 in 10 Koreans pick US as most important partner country
Nearly nine out of 10 Koreans think that the United States is their most important partner nation, a recent poll showed. According to a survey released on Sunday by the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI), a business lobby group, a whopping 89 percent picked the U.S. as Korea's No. 1 partner country.