Friday, April 12, 2019

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...

Two Koreas connect road for war remains excavation

Soldiers from South and North Korea working on the road connection project meet at the Military Demarcation Line in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do Province in November....

President Moon: ‘Korea and Japan should set right our principles of justice’

President Moon Jae-in (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sept. 25 shake hands ahead of bilateral talks held at the Parker New...

President Moon emphasizes ‘inclusive state vision’ at APEC

President Moon Jae-in takes part in the discussion with leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders Meeting on Nov. 18 in Port...

Korea, US to together usher in denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (left) and President Moon Jae-in shake hands before their meeting in Singapore on Nov. 15. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Kim Young...

President Moon bolsters cooperation in denuclearization, business with ASEAN

President Moon Jae-in poses for photos with leaders of the East Asia Summit on Nov. 15 at Suntec Singapore Convention Center in Singapore. By Park Gil-ja and Yoon...

President Moon holds summits with leaders of Brunei, Laos

President Moon Jae-in and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei Darussalam (left) hold a summit at Suntec Singapore Convention Center on Nov. 14 on the...

President Moon urges Russia to play active role for denuclearization of N.K.

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for photos at Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore on Nov. 14. (Cheong Wa Dae Facebook) By Yoon...

Korea’s rank in government confidence up 7 from 2017

Minister of the Interior and Safety Kim Boo Kyum addresses the ministerial roundtable of the Open Government Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting 2018 at the...

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,...

Asia-Pacific gov’ts highlight civic participation for the goal of an open government

The Open Government Partnership Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting opened on Nov. 5 at the Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul. Panel discussion speakers introduce cases of the...

Two Koreas to pursue co-hosting 2032 Olympics

South and North Korea held sports talks at the liaison office in Gaeseong, North Korea on Nov. 2. (Ministry of Unification) By Park Hye-ri and Kim Young Shin  Two...

President Moon stresses peace, ‘inclusive nation’ in speech on 2019 gov’t budget

President Moon Jae-in on Nov. 1 gives a speech to the National Assembly on the proposed government budget for 2019. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Min Yea-Ji and Yoon...

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