Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Korea, Turkey affirm cooperation on peninsular peace

President Moon Jae-in (right) shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan prior to their summit, at Cheong Wa Dae on May 2. By Min Yea-Ji and Sohn...
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Korea, China discuss earthquake, volcano disaster response

The head of the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), Nam Jaecheol (first row, left), the head of the China Earthquake Administration (CEA), Zheng Guogwang (first...

Two Koreas to make joint effort to find patriot Ahn’s body: president

President Moon Jae-in (top row, fourth from left) and first lady Kim Jung-sook (top row, fourth from right) pose for a group photo during...

Korean Peninsula experts discuss Pyeongyang Joint Declaration

Harry Kazianis, director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest, shares his thoughts about the Pyeongyang Joint Declaration of September 2018...

Korean gov’t to promote hydrogen economy through car, fuel cell sectors

President Moon Jae-in (second from left) on Jan. 17 looks at the booth of a hydrogen fuel car at Ulsan City Hall ahead of...

First lady hosts luncheon for int’l students from Brunei, Malaysia, Cambodia

First lady Kim Jung-sook on March 6 greets a group of international students from three Southeast Asian nations in a luncheon held at Cheong...

Parliamentary speaker stresses bilateral cooperation to Russian senate

National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang on May 29 gives a speech at the Russian Federal Council in Moscow. (National Assembly of Korea) By Kim Minji  National Assembly...
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President Park meets IOC head, U.S. senator

President Park Geun-hye (right) meets with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Aug. 19 at Cheong Wa Dae. President Park...
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Korea to host global forest fire conference

The International Wildland Fire Conference is made up of both official events focusing on extinguishing wild fires and various sideline events. The photo above...
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President to attend COP21, meet with V4 leaders

President Park Geun-hye will leave for Paris on Nov. 29 to attend the COP21 climate summit. She will then pay a...
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UN unanimously adopts resolution against NK

U.N. Security Council Resolution 2270 on North Korea was unanimously adopted on March 3, imposing tightened sanctions on North Korea for having continued developing...
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Gov’t to extend infertility treatment, support benefits

Minister of Health and Welfare Chung Chinyoub delivers a briefing about the government’s new measures to tackle the issue of low birthrates. Starting next month,...
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Come to the land of freedom: president

“You are always welcome in this land of freedom, the Republic of Korea (Daehanminguk, 대한민국).” So said President Park Geun-hye during a ceremony to mark...
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PM holds meeting with Greek foreign minister

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias (left) and Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon pose for a photo before their meeting at the Government Complex Seoul on...
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First lady attends exhibit on ‘new women’ with female entrepreneurs

First lady Kim Jung-sook visits the 'Arrival of New Women' exhibit along with a group of female entrepreneurs at the Deoksugung branch of the...
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President Moon commemorates first Barakah nuclear plant

President Moon Jae-in poses for a commemorative photo in front of the Barakah Unit 1 nuclear energy plant in Abu Dhabi, along with Crown...
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President Moon hopes for peace in first-year message

May 10 marks the first anniversary of President Moon Jae-in’s inauguration. Pictured is President Moon with firefighters at the Yongsan Fire Station in Seoul...
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‘Korea is a miraculous land made by UN veterans’

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon awards a national medal to U.K. author Brian Parritt who participated in the Korean War, during a commemorative ceremony on...

National health insurance to cover non-citizens after 6 months

The minimum period of time required for non-citizens to live in Korea before being able to sign up for national health insurance increases from...

Koreas to share waterway for the first time in 65 years

South and North Korea jointly investigate the waterway at the estuary of Han River by the north side of Gyodong-do Island in Ganghwa-gun County,...

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