Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Korea shares infrastructure expertise with world

On April 19 a safety inspector assesses the condition of the Tengku Fisabilillah Bridge that connects Batam Island and Tonton Island in Indonesia. The...
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Korea, China boost smart infrastructure cooperation

A city goes “smart” as its roads, buildings, parks and other places integrate with information and communications technology (ICT). The so-called “smart city” allows...
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Railroad restoration is a path toward unification and the future: president

President Park Geun-hye signs one of the railway ties at Baengmagoji Station in Cheorwon-gun County, Gangwon-do Province, on Aug. 5. Established in 1914, the Gyeongwon...
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South Korean journalists allowed to cover Summit from North’s side

South and North Korea hold their third working-level meeting on April 23 and finalized the main schedule for the upcoming 2018 Inter-Korean Summit. The...
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President Moon expresses condolences to Las Vegas victims, families

President Moon Jae-in sends a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump to express his condolences to the victims and families of the recent Las...
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Korea, Italy reaffirm cooperation on trade, NK

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (left) receives plush toys of Soohorang the white tiger and Bandabi the Asiatic bear, the two mascots for the...
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Korea, India strengthen future partnership

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi walk together to the meeting room at India’s state guesthouse in New Delhi on...
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Children in Tanzania, Morocco read Korean folktales, learn Hangeul

A young Tanzanian student reads the traditional Korean folktale 'Heungbu and Nolbu' in Swahili. "A long, long time ago, there were two brothers named Heungbu...

President Moon meets Pope Francis at Vatican

President Moon Jae-in (left) shakes hands with Pope Francis, during his official visit to the Vatican on Oct. 18. By Xu Aiying and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Cheong Wa...
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Korean first ladies meet at historic banquet

The leaders of the two Koreas and their spouses pose for a photo at the Peace House in Panmunjeom on April 27. From left:...
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Korea to boost economic ties with Africa, Middle East

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon speaks at the South Korea-Oman business forum, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Muscat on July 25. (Prime Minister’s Office) By Kim...
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Korea shares water management know-how with world

Indonesia, Peru, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Pakistan and Algeria. All these countries are cooperation partners with Korea on water resource management projects, sharing in Korea’s expertise...
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Sharing with the world, part 6: e-People

The Korean government has been concentrating on establishing e-government services since 1987, when it enacted laws in order to provide high-quality government services to...
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The most long-lasting thing in tourists’ hearts is hospitality: president

President Park Geun-hye speaks during a conference about how to strengthen national competitiveness in both the cultural and tourism industries, at Cheong Wa Dae...
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Leaders of Korea, Philippines expand exchanges, work for denuclearization

President Moon Jae-in (second from right) shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte prior to a summit at Cheong Wa Dae on June 4. By Sohn...
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President meets with Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff

President Moon Jae-in holds talks with Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford at Cheong Wa Dae on Aug. 14. By Sohn JiAe Photos...
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Korea, China expand cooperation on healthcare

Representatives from the Ministry of Health & Welfare (right) and the Health and Family Planning Commission of Hunan Province in China agree to enhance...
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President vows to use personal money for private activities

President Moon Jae-in presides over his first meeting with senior secretaries on May 25. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Jeon Han and Sohn JiAe May 25,...
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Korea-US alliance stronger than ever: governments

Minister of National Defense Han Minkoo (right) and his U.S. counterpart Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter shake hands during the 47th Korea-U.S. Security Consultative...
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President Moon appoints new ambassadors to the US, China, Russia, Japan

President Moon Jae-in walks alongside his four new ambassadors to the U.S., Japan, China and Russia, following an appointment ceremony at Cheong Wa Dae...

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