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Inter-Korean rail, highway network reconnected for 1st time in 70 years

Officials from the two Koreas on Dec. 26 hold a groundbreaking ceremony for an inter-Korean network of railroads and highways at Panmun Station in...

Nat’l security strategy for 2019 stresses peace on Korean Peninsula

President Moon Jae-in on Dec. 20 delivers opening statements at the National Defense Ministry on policy goals for 2019. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Park Gil-ja and Kim Young...

U.S.: Bilateral talks with North Korea continuing

Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will visit Seoul Dec. 19-21 to bolster bilateral coordination toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. In this...

Gov’t pledges more investment to revitalize economy

President Moon Jae-in (third from left) on Dec. 17 speaks during an extended meeting of economy-related ministers at Cheong Wa Dae. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Xu...

Koreas top two CNN lists on ‘good things that happened in 2018’

President Moon Jae-in (right) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un embrace ahead of talks during their historic summit on April 27, 2018. (2018...

2 Koreas to pitch 2032 Olympics co-hosting bid to IOC

South Korean Deputy Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Roh Tae-kang (right) and North Korean Vice Physical Culture and Sports Minister Won Kil-u on Dec....

Groundbreaking for inter-Korean rail, road connection set for Dec. 26

A groundbreaking ceremony for the connection and modernization of inter-Korean railways and roads is slated for Dec. 26 at Panmun Station in Gaeseong, North...

Two Koreas confirm removal of DMZ guard posts

Military officials from South and North Korea on Dec. 12 shake hands at the Demilitarized Zone in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do Province. By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin  Photos...

Two Koreas proceed with joint projects in waterways, forestry

Following a joint field survey of the Hangang River estuary completed on Dec. 9, representatives from the two Koreas discuss the study’s results aboard...

President Moon: Peace will secure human rights

President Moon Jae-in on Dec. 10 gives a speech at the Seoul Cathedral of the Anglican Church of Korea during a ceremony marking Human...

Two Koreas to soon begin joint survey of East Sea railway

A joint inter-Korean survey team inspects a section of the Gyeongui Line Nov. 30 to Dec. 5. Ministry of Unification (South Korea) By Kim Minji A...

Korea, NZ to boost cooperation in sci-tech, defense, Antarctic research

President Moon Jae-in (right) and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Dec. 4 exchange a handshake prior to their summit at Cordis Hotel...

President Moon: NK leader’s visit to Seoul depends on him

President Moon Jae-in on Dec. 1 answers questions from journalists during a news briefing inside the presidential plane while flying to New Zealand from...

Eleven Southeast & South Asian countries granted multiple-entry visas for Korea

Eleven Southeast and South Asian countries on Dec. 3 were granted multiple-entry visas for short-term visits to Korea. Pictured is an immigration checkpoint at...

KOCIS releases video promoting inter-Korean peace featuring Footbridge

A new promotional video released by Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, on Dec....

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...

From Seoul to North Korea, inter-Korean railway inspection kicks off

Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee (second from right) inspects the train that inter-Korean joint inspection team will take from Seoul Station...

Korea, Czech Republic hold summit

President Moon Jae-in (right) and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis shake hands before the start of their meeting in Prague on Nov. 28. By Park Gil-ja and Lee...

OECD finds the future of well-being in inclusive growth

Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Jose Angel Gurria gives a keynote address at the 6th OECD World Forum on...

Two Koreas to begin joint survey for inter-Korean railway connection

Unification ministry spokesperson Baik Tae Hyun briefs the press about the schedule for the opening of the South Korea-North Korea joint liaison office at...

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