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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Tue, October 3, 2023 | 06:03
Korea denies discussion with EU on sending ammunition to Ukraine
The Ministry of National Defense denied claims that it discussed sending ammunition to Ukraine with the European Union (EU), amid lingering speculation that Korea is proceeding with indirect military assistance to Kyiv.
Korea to offer tax benefits to biopharma industry, open public health data
The government will offer tax incentives for the biopharma sector and increase access to public health data, as a part of its efforts to nurture a biohealth cluster modeled after the “Boston Cluster” in the U.S., according to the presidential office, Thursday.
Korea seeks to expand influence in Pacific
Soft sand, palm trees and turquoise water are the first things to come to mind when most South Koreans think about Pacific Island nations. The Pacific Islands are perfect vacation spots for those who want to enjoy tropical landscapes and vibrant culture.But the Pacific Rim countries are more than just tourist attractions.
[ANALYSIS] Korea could join G7, but experts question its advantage
The prospect of Korea joining the Group of Seven (G7), the club of the world's seven most powerful nations, and thereby making it a G8, is becoming brighter as the Asian country continues to expand its influence on the global stage. Launched in 1975, the G7 is an informal bloc of the leading industrialized democracies - the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Fr...
Allies work on sharing North Korea missile warning data
South Korea, the United States and Japan are in talks over detailed plans regarding the real-time sharing of North Korean missile warning data, according to the Ministry of National Defense, Monday.
Yoon vows more non-lethal aid to Ukraine in summit with Zelenskyy
President Yoon Suk Yeol vowed to swiftly provide additional non-lethal aid to war-torn Ukraine, such as mine clearing equipment, during his first summit with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Sunday.
G7 condemns North Korea's nuclear ambitions
The leaders of seven of the world's most powerful countries condemned North Korea's nuclear ambitions and called on the reclusive regime to refrain from conducting further nuclear tests using ballistic missile technology.
Navy stages anti-submarine drills
A Lynx maritime helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the ROKS Sejong the Great destroyer to participate in an anti-submarine exercise in waters off Busan, Tuesday. Courtesy of Republic of Korea Navy
Korea's Fukushima inspection in limbo
Korea's upcoming inspection of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is facing uncertainty with less than a week left until the dispatch of the delegation, as little progress has been made in talks with Japan on detailed plans.
[INTERVIEW] Japan's data on Fukushima wastewater should not be taken at face value: expert
Japan's planned dumping of radioactive wastewater from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean is a shared concern between neighboring ...