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Sun, August 14, 2022 | 13:13
Yoon, Biden agree to expand joint military exercises
President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed to expand the scope and scale of Korea-U.S. joint military exercises to thwart any evolving threat posed by North Korea during their first summit held in Seoul, Saturday. In addition to discussing security on the Korean Peninsula, the two leaders also agreed to develop the bilateral relationship into a “global compre...
Korea-US summit expected to benefit leaders of two countries in elections
The summit between South Korea and the U.S. may play a role in shaping positive public opinion for Presidents Yoon Suk-yeol and Joe Biden in elections that will be held in their two countries.The two leaders will hold talks Saturday to reaffirm the allies' stronger commitment to partnerships in security and the economy. The Korea-U.S. summit will be held ahead of the June 1 l...
Yoon, Biden vow to strengthen Korea-US tech alliance
President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden presented a shared view that economic security is national security and that semiconductors are one of the critical technologies that will determine the future of the two nations' economies. Speaking at Samsung Electronics Pyeongtaek Campus which he visited immediately after his arrival in South Korea, Biden made it clear w...
Yoon, Biden to discuss Korea-US tech alliance in nuclear energy
South Korea and the United States will discuss ways to strengthen their partnerships in nuclear energy during President Yoon Suk-yeol's summit with visiting U.S. President Joe Biden scheduled to be held on Saturday. Biden is anticipated to touch down at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek on Friday evening, and attend a summit with Yoon on Saturday.
Deterrence against North Korea, economic security on top of summit agenda
The deterrence on nuclear threats from North Korea and strengthening economic security will top the agenda at the upcoming summit between President Yoon Suk-yeol and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden, according to Seoul's presidential office, Thursday. The two leaders will sit together for a summit on Saturday afternoon, with Biden visiting Seoul's new presidential office in Yon...
Biden's 1st destination in Korea likely to be Samsung plant
U.S. President Joe Biden's first destination in his scheduled three-day visit to Korea this weekend will likely be Samsung Electronics' semiconductor plant in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, according to Seoul's presidential office, Wednesday.
Prosecution sets up probe team for financial crimes
The prosecution has set up an integrated investigation team for financial crimes at the Seoul Southern District Prosecutors' Office, in line with new Minister of Justice Han Dong-hoon's pledge to install such a team to counter such crimes.
Yoon calls for unity at May 18 Uprising anniversary event
The spirit of the May 18 Uprising is the cornerstone for national unity, President Yoon Suk-yeol said Wednesday. His participation in a commemorative event in Gwangju came as he had promised to work on uniting the nation, which is divided politically, as seen in the results of the March 9 presidential election.
President proposes COVID-19 aid for North Korea
President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday that South Korea is willing to provide COVID-19 aid for North Korea to help the reclusive nation fight the spread of the virus, noting that there are no strings attached to the South's humanitarian assistance to the northern neighbor. Yoon made the remarks during his first budget speech at the National Assembly. “We should not spare our ...
Police to continue banning rallies near presidential office
Police will continue banning rallies near the new presidential office site in Yongsan District, Seoul, despite a local court ruling that holding such demonstrations near the office is lawful.
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