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President Moon Jae-in sends New Year’s message to the nation

President Moon Jae-in announces his plans for managing state affairs in 2018 in his message to the nation on Jan. 1. (Korea.net DB) By Yoon Sojung President...
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G20 leaders express concern over North Korea

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (front row, fifth from left), the host of the G20 Summit this year, says in a press briefing following the...
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PM meets Panamanian vice president, Lao foreign minister

Panamanian Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo (left) and Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon meet at the Government Complex Seoul on Aug. 30. By Kim Young Shin  Photos...

Korea is an icon in Asia-Pacific for democracy, human rights, free press: NZ ambassador

Ambassador of New Zealand to Korea Philip Turner on Nov. 29 spoke of the high potential for cooperation between Wellington and Seoul, saying that...
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Foreign minister reaffirms ‘unwavering Korea-US ties’

Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se (second from left) poses for a commemorative photo with a delegation from The Washington Times on Jan. 4...
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First lady serves homemade meals to Korean-Americans in NY

First lady Kim Jung-sook greets kitchen staff at the Korean American Senior Center of Flushing in Queens on Sept. 20. The first lady paid...
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Gov’t unveils strategic national projects

President Park Geun-hye (center) speaks during the second presidential panel on science and technology, at Cheong Wa Dae on Aug. 10. "Science and technology will...
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Korea-US alliance led to inter-Korean talks, Pyongyang at Olympics: president

President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in a meeting at Cheong Wa Dae on Feb. 8. (Cheong Wa...
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Inter-Korean cooperation should involve Russia: President Moon

President Moon Jae-in holds an interview with Mikhail Gusman, first deputy director general of Russia’s ITAR-TASS news agency, at Cheong Wa Dae on June...
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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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President reaffirms will to bolster Seoul-Washington alliance

U.S. President Barack Obama (left) and President Park Geun-hye shake hands prior to a Korea-U.S. summit in Vientiane on Sept. 6. Both leaders vowed...
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President Moon visits Joseon legation in Washington

President Moon Jae-in tours the exhibition hall at the Joseon-era legation building of the Korean Empire in Washington, D.C., during its re-opening ceremony on...
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Korea extends cooperation with Iran, Hungary

Korea will bolster its cooperation with Iran and Hungary. The two governments held the 11th Meeting on the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between Iran...
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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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Korea’s 5G tech spotlighted at G20 meeting

The G20 Digital Ministers Meeting brought together ministers and vice ministers from the G20 countries in Dusseldorf, Germany, on April 6. The theme this...
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Inter-Korean, US-NK talks to make dramatic changes in world history: president

President Moon Jae-in talks about inter-Korean ties that have recently improved, in a meeting with his top aides at Cheong Wa Dae on March...
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Korea, Japan reach an agreement on ‘comfort women’

Minister Yun Byung-se of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (right) and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida present at a joint press conference held on...

Inclusive growth boosts quality of life: OECD’s top statistician

  Martin Durand, director of statistics and chief statistician of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), says "Better Policies for Better Lives" is...
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President Moon meets World Economic Forum leader

President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes hands with the executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, at Cheong Wa Dae on April 11....

A historic first: President Moon delivers live speech to North Korean public

President Moon Jae-in delivers his words of greeting to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife and to 150,000 Pyeongyang citizens, thanking...

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