Monday, May 13, 2019

March First Independence Movement Day

We are at Gwanghwamun Square in the heart of Seoul on March 1, where a ceremony is taking place to mark the centennial for...

President Moon: Korea’s next century will unite us in heart and mind

President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook and a group of 33 representatives make their way to Gwanghwamun Square on March 1 led by...

[Now in Hanoi] Unfamiliar banner hangs on Hanoi street in early morning

A street in downtown Hanoi at 5 a.m. on Feb. 28. By Korea.net Special Reporting Team Hanoi | Feb. 28, 2019 Photos = Kim Eun-young  On the streets of Hanoi,...

Korea, UAE agree to expand cooperation in high-tech sectors

President Moon Jae-in (right) and Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Feb. 27 shake hands before starting their bilateral summit...

Int’l Media Center opened for 2nd NK-US summit in Hanoi

Domestic and foreign journalists on Feb. 27 are busy at work at the International Media Center of the Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Labor Cultural Palace in...

Foreign minister urges ‘victim-centered approach’ toward sex slave issue

Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha on Feb. 25 gives the keynote address at the High-level Segment of the 40th Session of the United...

‘Tech advances should benefit all people’

Chang Byung Gyu, chairperson of the Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, says technological advances should benefit all people, not just the privileged...

President Moon vows to prepare for ‘new regime on Korean Peninsula’

President Moon Jae-in (second from left) on Feb. 25 speaks in a meeting of senior presidential aides at Cheong Wa Dae. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Park...

Upcoming NK-US summit fuels souvenir sales, themed burgers in Hanoi

A Japanese tourist on Feb. 24 holds a printed T-shirt with the portraits of U.S. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...

Final preparation under way in Hanoi for second NK-US summit

Staff on Feb. 24 inspect preparation work at the international media center for the upcoming North Korea-U.S. summit slated for Feb. 27-28 in Hanoi,...

Korea, India to raise bilateral trade to USD 50 billion by 2030

President Moon Jae-in (right) on Feb. 22 applauds Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their joint news conference at Cheong Wa Dae. By Park Gil-ja and Kim Minji  Photos...

Presidents Moon, Trump hold phone talks on 2nd US-NK summit

President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 19 holds a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the second U.S.-North Korea summit. (Cheong Wa...

Abu Dhabi crown prince to visit Korea Feb. 26-27

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan in March 2018 hold talks during President Moon's official visit...

Media watchdog defends SNI blocking, denies internet censorship

The Korea Communications Commission on Feb. 13 announces in a news briefing the adoption of Server Name Indication (SNI) blocking technology to crack down...

‘Korea is a part of us now, wherever we go’

Foreign exchange students who received their degrees in Korea through the Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) on Feb. 15 attend a farewell ceremony at the...

Gwangju job project spurring other cities to pursue similar ventures

President Moon Jae-in (center) on Jan. 31 delivers a congratulatory speech at the signing ceremony for the Gwangju job project, a revolutionary joint venture...

US House Speaker Pelosi backs Korea’s stance on sex slave issue

Visiting National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang on Feb. 12 takes a picture with his American counterpart Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington. By Park Hye...

Installation of hydrogen stations in Seoul announced under ‘regulatory sandbox’ initiative

Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yunmo (center) on Feb. 11 attends the first meeting of a committee for reviewing regulatory exemptions for...

Prime minster hails PyeongChang Olympics for bringing peace to Korean Peninsula

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon and other VIPs on Feb. 9 release dove-shaped balloons in a ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the PyeongChang 2018...

Gangwon-do governor seeks to earn his province special self-governing status

Interviewing leaders | #1. Gangwon-do Province Balanced national development is the government's key challenge in the government's drive to solving issues Korea faces such as...

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