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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Sun, October 1, 2023 | 21:18
North Korea's nuclear issue should not derail Seoul-Beijing ties, Yoon says
JAKARTA - President Yoon Suk Yeol told China, Thursday, that North Korea's escalating nuclear and missile threats will only strengthen the coupling of South Korea, the United States and Japan, and asked Beijing to play its role to prevent the issue from hindering relations with Seoul.
Korea signs free trade pact with Philippines
JAKARTA - Korea and the Philippines signed a free trade agreement, Thursday, marking the fifth bilateral free trade pact Seoul inked with a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following the pact, Korea and the Philippines will remove tariffs on approximately 95 percent of items traded between the two sides. In particular, duties on Korean cars and au...
Yoon urges Russia, China to enforce UN resolutions on N. Korea
JAKARTA ― President Yoon Suk Yeol stressed, Thursday, the “hefty responsibility” that the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council possess in handling North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, in an apparent signal to Russia and China, which have blocked the international community's attempts to punish Pyongyang's repeated provocations.
Yoon warns against possible Russia-North Korea cooperation
President Yoon Suk Yeol issued, Tuesday, an apparent warning against Russia, which is purportedly pursuing an arms trade deal with North Korea. He made the comments at the South Korea- Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Yoon urges ASEAN to align with 3-way bloc of S. Korea, US, Japan
JAKARTA ― President Yoon Suk Yeol urged the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to align their interests with the three-way bloc of South Korea, the United States and Japan. Yoon highlighted the bloc's importance and strategic support for ASEAN during the South Korea-ASEAN summit in Indonesia, Wednesday (local time).
Anti-corruption training institute shares knowhow with developing nations
The Anti-Corruption Training Institute, an education arm of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of Korea (ACRC), is running a training course to share its experience and knowhow with anti-corruption policies with developing nations.
Yoon seeks to normalize Seoul-Tokyo-Beijing ties at ASEAN gathering
President Yoon Suk Yeol will make efforts to get South Korea, Japan and China cooperating with one another once again during his summit meetings with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in order to pursue a policy of synergy between Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia.
Yoon eyes expanded solidarity with ASEAN
President Yoon Suk Yeol will visit Indonesia and India to attend summits of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Group of 20 (G20) this week, with a goal of putting his South Korea-ASEAN Solidarity Initiative into practice. The president will also be seeking to use the multilateral events as a platform to urge global cooperation to disrupt North Korea's ...
Presidential office allays fears of imminent economic crisis
The presidential office on Friday allayed concerns that Korea faces an imminent economic crisis, possibly as early as this month, by pointing to data indicating what it projected to be a marked rebound in the second half of this year.
Prime minister, Navy clash over submarine name
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo, the defense ministry and the military are clashing over the name of a 1,800-ton Navy submarine which was named after an independence fighter. The prime minister seeks to rename the ROKS Hong Beom-do citing the freedom fighter's involvement with the Soviet Communist Party.
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