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Wed, December 6, 2023 | 00:34
Opposition's criticisms grow as Yoon opts out of Itaewon tragedy memorial ceremony
President Yoon Suk Yeol's decision not to attend a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Itaewon crowd crush, scheduled for Sunday, has drawn growing criticism from the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), who have pressed the presidential office, slamming its explanation that the ceremony is politically motivated.
| 2023-10-27 18:18
[INTERVIEW] 1 year after Itaewon crowd crush, bereaved mother still searches for answers
[PHOTOS] Halloween weekend begins in Itaewon
Increasing NK-Russia arms shipments spark international condemnation
The suspected arms shipments from North Korea to Russia are showing signs of growing, despite the international community's increasing condemnation.
| 2023-10-27 15:57
Yoon vows to revive spirit of ex-president Park Chung-hee
President Yoon Suk Yeol attended a memorial ceremony honoring former conservative President Park Chung-hee and met his daughter and former President Park Geun-hye, Thursday, in what appears to be an effort to seek the support of conservative voters before next year’s general elections.
| 2023-10-26 16:55
Korea, Qatar bolster ties in energy, defense, security sectors
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership during their summit in Doha, Wednesday, by expanding cooperation from conventional energy and construction to the defense industry.
| 2023-10-25 22:27
HD Hyundai signs $3.9 bil. shipbuilding deal with Qatar Energy
S. Korea, Saudi Arabia call for 'political solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict
The leaders of South Korea and Saudi Arabia have called for “a political solution” to prevent the conflict between Israel and Palestine’s militant group Hamas from spreading further, in what appears to be a balancing effort considering the two countries’ relations with the Arab world, Israel and the United States.
| 2023-10-24 16:55
Saudi crown prince gives Yoon a ride to investment forum
Yoon pitches Korea's investment appeal to Middle East
Full text of joint statement adopted by leaders of Korea, Saudi Arabia
[PHOTOS] Yoon in Saudi Arabia
Korea poised to sign major arms deals with Saudi Arabia
Korea and Saudi Arabia are in the final stage of talks for sizeable defense deals, Seoul’s presidential office said Monday, dropping hints at long-term and systematic defense industry cooperation between the two countries.
| 2023-10-23 17:01
Korea, Saudi Arabia ink over 50 MOUs worth $15.6 bil.
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman agreed to strengthen economic cooperation across all industries, Sunday, pledging further developments in the two countries’ future-oriented, strategic partnership.
| 2023-10-23 00:59
Korea, Saudi Arabia in final-stage talks over large-scale defense industry cooperation
Korea, Saudi Arabia bolster ties in energy, infrastructure, manufacturing
[PHOTOS] Yoon on state visit to Saudi Arabia
Yoon pledges full support for Saudi's Vision 2030 ambitions
President Yoon Suk Yeol expressed hopes for the participation of South Korean businesses in Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 for economic diversification, stressing the synergistic potential between Seoul’s technology and Riyadh’s growth potential.
| 2023-10-22 17:14
Saudi Arabia asks Korea to help develop historical town of Diriyah
Sense of crisis grips Yoon as approval rating falls to 6-month low
President Yoon Suk Yeol’s approval rating fell to a six-month low, raising alarms over his ability to handle state affairs.
| 2023-10-22 16:36
[INTERVIEW] Legislation ministry seeks expanded role in setting rules for artificial intelligence
The need to regulate the unlimited possibilities and risks of artificial intelligence (AI) is increasing in tandem with the expanding domain of the new technology.
| 2023-10-22 16:24
Will Seoul's new transportation services improve convenience for commuters?
How a regrettable tattoo led to a South African's musical journey
[GOING ELECTRIC] The complex decision to buy an electric scooter in Korea
Leader of underground anti-Japan organization passes away
[INTERVIEW] Female leadership not just diversity issue, but survival necessity
Samsung tightens employee discipline amid chip industry downturn
[ANALYSIS] Why is N. Korea not allowed to launch spy satellites?
Korean gov't slammed for mishandling victims of sex trafficking
Hankook Tire mired in sibling feud again
Gold price reaches record high; bitcoin surpasses $41,000
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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