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Economy minister announces plans to foster hydrogen, big data, AI sectors

Minister of Economy and Finance Hong Nam-ki on Jan. 16 chairs a meeting on innovative growth strategies at Yangjae Innovation Hub in Seoul. (MOEF) By Xu...

Defense Ministry blasts Japan’s demand in radar row as ‘very rude’

Shown is a screen capture of the video released on Jan. 4 by the Korean Ministry of National Defense to refute Japan's claim that...

[New Year’s news conference on diplomacy, security] President Moon: Kim Jong Un’s China visit...

President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 10 speaks in his New Year’s news conference at Cheong Wa Dae. By Kim Young Deok and Kim Minji Photos = Cheong Wa Dae President...

Documentary video features Cheong Wa Dae’s wide variety of beautiful trees

By Lee Kyung Mi and Kim Minji Video = Presidential Security Service Cheong Wa Dae, located at the foot of Inwangsan Mountain in Seoul’s central district of Jongno-gu, is...

Foreign, defense ministries blast Japan’s forced laborer, radar claims

The statue located in Yongsan Station square honors Koreans who were forced to work during Japanese colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula. (Korea.net DB) By Min...

President Moon: peace to strengthen economy in 2019

President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 2 delivers his New Year’s address at the Korea Federation of Small and Medium Business in Seoul. (Cheong Wa...

President Moon’s nat’l cemetery visit begins new year’s official schedule

President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 2 burns incense at the Seoul National Cemetery in the Dongjak-gu district of the capital. (Hyoja-dong Studio) By Kim Young Deok and Yoon...

Kim Jong Un ‘strongly hoping to visit Seoul’ per personal letter to President Moon

This is the personal letter sent on Dec. 30 by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to President Moon Jae-in. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Park Gil-ja and Yoon...

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...

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