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Gwangju, Hyundai Motor finalize deal on innovative job project

President Moon Jae-in (center) on Jan. 31 expresses his congratulations at Gwangju City Hall, where the municipal government and Hyundai Motor Company held a...

Korea, Qatar to expand economic cooperation to wider range of fields

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (left) and President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 28 shake hands before their summit at Cheong Wa...

Public libraries in Korea to feature cutting-edge innovation by 2023

The Presidential Committee on Library and Information Policy on Jan. 23 announced its third comprehensive plan for library development from 2019-23. The photo above...

Defense Ministry issues stern warning to Japan over flybys

Suh Wook, chief operations director at the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Jan. 23 delivers the official stance of the Ministry of National Defense...

President Moon makes Foreign Policy’s 100 Global Thinkers list for 2nd straight year

President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 10 hosts a New Year's news conference at Cheong Wa Dae. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Park Gil-ja and Kim Young Shin President Moon Jae-in...

President Moon urges more job creation in meeting with CEOs

President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 15 delivers an opening speech at his meeting with business leaders at the Yeongbingwan Guest House of Cheong Wa...

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...

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...

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