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Multiple challenges for South Korea
South Korea is facing unprecedented challenges for its security, sovereignty and wellbeing from multiple sources: North Korea, China, Russia, Japan and even from the United States ― Seoul's only treaty ally on which Seoul depends for a nuclear umbrella against the North.
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There were interesting remarks from two senior aides to President Moon Jae-in during their meeting with Korean lawmakers, Tuesday, about whether South Korea should pull out of a bilateral military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan.
Translation professionalism
On Sept. 1, 1979, the Graduate School of Simultaneous Interpretation had its first matriculation ceremony on the campus of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in Seoul. As it was the first master's degree course in Asia to train professional conference interpreters in nine languages, fully financed by the government, it seemed quite an overshot at that time.
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The historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the inter-Korean border, Sunday, has provided fresh momentum for their countries' denuclearization talks.
China and South Korea
This refers to the editorial: “Positive role for China,” published in The Korea Times on June 21.
Beyond Singapore summit
The denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington are showing no signs of a breakthrough. The two sides appear to remain poles apart over the terms of a deal. South Korea, for its part, is finding it difficult to mediate between them.
Trump summit, and thereafter
By Na Jeong-juPolitics editorThe upcoming summit between President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump will be a barometer of how Washington will deal with Pyongyang.But there are reasons why this meeting cannot be as productive as Moon hopes it will be. Instead, he may come to face with the harsh reality when arranging a deal between the two sides while the U.S. rema...
Korean immigrants join 60th anniversary celebration of Brazil-Korea ties
Two Korean immigrants in Brazil proved a good example of how bilateral relations have developed, when the Brazilian Embassy in Seoul began a series of celebrations last week to mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the countries. On March 19, Brazilian-born designer Carol Ji-young Lee received an award at the embassy for winning a logo design contest for t...
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