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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.
Yoon to visit Indonesia, India for ASEAN, G20 summits
President Yoon Suk Yeol will make a seven-day trip to Indonesia and India to each attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and the Group of 20 (G20) Summit, with an eye on a possible summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Ruling party, gov't urge seafood consumption amid Fukushima fears
The ruling People Power Party (PPP) and the government are calling for industries to join their campaign to promote seafood consumption, despite lingering public fear over the impact of Japan's release of wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean.
Is North Korea preparing crown princess Kim Ju-ae as successor?
North Korea again directed the media spotlight on Kim Ju-ae, the daughter of leader Kim Jong-un, running a video footage of its navy commander saluting the presumed 10-year-old, rekindling a debate over whether the North is preparing to make her the rightful heir to the regime.
Yoon slams opposition, press for fomenting fears over Fukushima water release
President Yoon Suk Yeol slammed the opposition and the press for criticizing his administration's response to Japan's release of treated wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, saying it is impossible to govern the country full of such “unscientific forces.”
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