Saturday, October 16, 2021

President Moon, first lady to get AstraZeneca vaccine on March 23

Cheong Wa Dae on March 15 said President Moon Jae-in will get vaccinated against COVID-19 on March 23. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Elias Molina and Lee Jihae President Moon Jae-in and...

President Moon ‘ready for talks with Japan at anytime’

President Moon Jae-in on March 1 gives a speech at a ceremony marking the 102nd March First Independence Movement Day at Seoul's Tapgol Park. By Kim...

FM Chung urges Iran to release seized Korean ship, captain

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong on Feb. 24 holds a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on the advancement and...

‘1st vaccine shipment marks initial step toward return to normal life’

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun (second from right) on Feb. 24 watches the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines leave the manufacturing facility of pharmaceutical manufacturer SK...

President gifts traditional liquor to outgoing US ambassador

President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 19 presents outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Korea Harry Harris with a gift set of the traditional liquor Andong soju...

Interior Ministry launches support team for COVID-19 vaccinations

Minister of the Interior and Safety Jeon Hae-cheol (third from left) on Jan. 12 inspects the preparation of COVID-19 vaccines at a testing center...

Illegal stayers can preregister voluntary departure online

The Ministry of Justice on Dec. 16 launched an online preregistration system allowing foreign nationals illegally residing in the country to voluntarily leave for...

Korea’s COVID-19 screening methodology adopted as int’l standard

A domestically developed screening methodology for COVID-19 was adopted on Dec. 2 as a global standard by the International Organization for Standardization. (Korea.net DB) By Kim Hyelin and Lee...

Korea earns 6th straight term on UNICEF executive board

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 22 announced that Korea earned a sixth consecutive term on the executive board of UNICEF. The photo above shows...

[Monthly KOREA] Asia’s Collective Ability to Tackle Economic Crisis

The collective force of Asia’s dynamic economies is a manifestation of their successin the economic sphere, as they will account for more than two-thirds...

Trade minister launches free trade talks with Cambodia

Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (right) and Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak on July 9 pose during a videoconference to officially announce the launch of bilateral talks on...

‘Korea-US alliance is linchpin of peninsular, NE Asian security’

The defense ministries of Korea and the U.S. on June 25 issued a joint statement to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Korean War's outbreak....

Health official: gov’t can respond to worst-case COVID-19 scenario

Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Kim Gang-lip (second from left) on June 24 discusses the government's capacity to respond to the novel coronavirus...

Korea, Singapore start talks on digital partnership agreement

  Minister for Trade Yoo Myung-hee (right) and Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on June 22 announce via videoconferencing the launch of...

President Moon agrees to boost practical cooperation with Bulgaria

President Moon Jae-in (right) on Sept. 27 hosts a bilateral summit with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov (third from bottom left) at Cheong Wa...

‘Gandhi’s teachings serve as compass for peace on Korean Peninsula’

President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 24 gives a speech at an event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) at...

President Moon proposes turning DMZ into int’l peace zone

President Moon Jae-in on Sept. 24 gives a keynote speech at the 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York. (Cheong Wa Dae's Facebook...

[ASEAN now ①] Laos powering SE Asia with region’s fastest growth

With the inaugural Korea-Mekong Summit between Korea and the five countries along the Mekong River – Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam -- and...

President Moon, Trump reaffirm ‘ironclad alliance’ in NY summit

President Moon Jae-in (left) and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 23 shake hands during their bilateral summit at the InterContinental New York Barclay...

Briefing held for ASEAN roundtable, exhibition slated for November

Minister of the Interior and Safety Chin Young (right) on Sept. 24 speaks to ambassadors of member states of the Association of Southeast Asian...

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