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FMs of 12 countries vow joint virus response for global economy, health

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 11:38 GMT

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha joined her counterparts from 11 countries, which also included Canada, Germany, Indonesia, Morocco, Peru, Singapore, Turkey and Britain, on Friday as "the Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19," according

South Korea's 'Parasite' beats Hollywood greats to make Oscar history

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 03:57 GMT

“Parasite,” a dark social satire from South Korea, won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday.

Latest known bullying victim: American pop singer Sulli

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 02:44 GMT

Despite having an angelic face and a fit physique, pop singer Sulli was bullied by her followers on social media. The comments heavily impacted her fragile soul.

Asiana feels chill in air travel from frosty South Korea-Japan ties

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 - 11:05 GMT

South Korea’s Asiana Airlines Inc said it plans to switch to smaller planes for some of its Japan routes starting September due to declining demand.

WRAP-UP: Egyptian expatriates flock to polling stations to vote on constitution amendments

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 06:00 GMT

Egyptian expatriates on Friday started a three-day voting on the new constitutional amendments in 140 embassies and consulates of 124 countries all over the world.

N.Korean leader Kim Jong Un is unlikely to visit Seoul this year - YTN

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 05:30 GMT

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is unlikely to visit Seoul in the final three weeks of this year

N.Korea readies nuclear, missile sites for international inspectors

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 10:10 GMT

South Korea's spy agency has observed preparations by North Korea for international inspections at several of its nuclear and missile test sites.

S.Korea says it needs to analyse Trump's intentions on an end to joint war games

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 10:28 GMT

South Korea's presidential office said on Tuesday that it needs to seek clarity on U.S. President Donald Trump's intentions.

Trump: U.S. in 'productive talks' about reinstating June North Korea summit

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 01:30 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump late on Friday said the United States was having "productive talks" about reinstating a June 12 summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un,

Trump cancels summit with North Korea's Kim, warns that military ready

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 11:16 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled for next month.

Trump says date, place set for North Korea summit

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 11:40 GMT

President Donald Trump on Friday said the date and location have been set for a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

U.S. says will press North Korea on human rights abuses

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The United States is gravely concerned about human rights abuses in North Korea and will press for accountability for those responsible.

South Korean musicians arrive in Pyongyang for concerts

Sat, 31 Mar 2018 - 10:19 GMT

K-pop stars led a group of South Korean musicians arriving in Pyongyang Saturday to take part in the latest set of cross-border cultural performances.

Seoul aims for more talks about talks with N.Korea this month

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 - 01:40 GMT

South Korea said it was seeking high-level talks this month with North Korea to prepare for a summit and that South Korean President Moon Jae-in may meet Trump.

Trump says Chinese leader 'helpful' on Kim Jong Un meeting

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Trump said Saturday that China's President Xi Jinping is being "helpful" as the United States moves toward a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

GM proposes $2.8 billion, 10-year investment in South Korea

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 07:50 GMT

The plan comes as the Detroit carmaker and the South Korean government discuss restructuring options at loss-making GM Korea, one of GM’s largest offshore operations.

N.Korea leader says important to shore up dialogue with South

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 11:11 GMT

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said it is important to boost the "warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue."

S. Korea president holds meeting with N. Korea's titular head of state

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 09:22 GMT

South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam.

Hopes for talks grow with N.Korea's ceremonial leader's visit

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 03:00 GMT

North Korea's ceremonial leader will make an unprecedented visit to South Korea this week.

Samsung Elec unveils stock split, record profit as chips sizzle

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 07:27 GMT

Samsung announced its first stock split and said it expects demand for semiconductors to remain strong in 2018.

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