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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Fri, December 8, 2023 | 06:01
US report voices concerns over S. Korea's press freedom
Violence and harassment towards media professionals were listed among significant challenges to human rights in Korea in a report released by the U.S. Department of State, Monday (local time). The annual report on human rights referred to several events that took place here in 2022 including the presidential office's decision to ban a major broadcaster from boarding the presi...
US strategic assets limited to stop NK provocations: experts
The United States' strategic assets deployed to South Korea seem to be having a limited effect in deterring North Korea's evolving nuclear threats, according to experts on Monday, as seen by Pyongyang's latest provocation that came just minutes before U.S. strategic bombers entered South Korean skies.
KAI aims to be world's No. 7 aerospace company by 2050
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), the country's sole aircraft manufacturer, aims to rise as the world's No. 7 aerospace company by 2050 through extensive investments in next-generation businesses, including sixth-generation fighter jets.
[ANALYSIS] Too early to hail success of Korea-Japan summit
A milestone summit between President Yoon Suk Yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday ended on an upbeat tone. According to diplomatic observers, it has inarguably opened a new chapter in bilateral ties between Korea and Japan.
Breakthrough summit thaws up frozen S. Korea-Japan ties
A milestone summit between the leaders of South Korea and Japan held Thursday highlighted both nations' willingness to thaw bilateral relations which had been deeply frozen over the past few years. President Yoon Suk Yeol held talks with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kihsida on the first day of his two-day visit to Tokyo. It was the first time in 12 years for a South Korean p...
Yoon calls for Japan's reciprocity in forced labor issue
President Yoon Suk Yeol called on Tokyo, Thursday, to take reciprocal steps in response to Seoul's plan to compensate Korean victims of Japan's wartime forced labor, just ahead of a milestone summit with his Japanese counterpart Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. Describing the settlement of the forced labor issue as a “grand decision” for Korea's national interest and its people,...
Yoon should not leave out historical issues in summit with Kishida: experts
With a breakthrough summit between President Yoon Suk Yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida slated for Thursday, diplomatic observers advised that Yoon should not put aside historical issues in his push for a future-oriented partnership with the neighboring country.
Tensions rise on Korean Peninsula during largest Korea-US drill in years
North Korea fired two ballistic missiles toward the East Sea, Tuesday, ratcheting up tensions on the Korean Peninsula as South Korea and the United States entered the second day of their biggest combined military exercise in years. Pyongyang's latest show of force - which came just two days after it tested submarine-launched cruise missiles - is an apparent protest against th...
Retired USFK sergeant hit by stray bullet from Korean police demands justice
March 26, 2020, started out as just another ordinary day for Arnold Samberg, a retired U.S. Air Force tech sergeant living in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province. On his way home from the dentist in the morning, he wanted to drop by a convenience store. But after seeing a line of police officers, firefighters and paramedics near the store, he changed his mind and headed straight ho...
Xi's iron grip on power clouds Korea-China relations
Strained relations between Korea and China could continue and possibly worsen under Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose iron grip on power was solidified in a parliamentary vote, according to diplomatic observers, as Beijing becomes increasingly wary of Seoul's tilt toward Washington.