Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Abu Dhabi crown prince to visit Korea Feb. 26-27

President Moon Jae-in (left) and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan in March 2018 hold talks during President Moon's official visit...

Media watchdog defends SNI blocking, denies internet censorship

The Korea Communications Commission on Feb. 13 announces in a news briefing the adoption of Server Name Indication (SNI) blocking technology to crack down...

‘Korea is a part of us now, wherever we go’

Foreign exchange students who received their degrees in Korea through the Global Korea Scholarship (GKS) on Feb. 15 attend a farewell ceremony at the...

Gwangju job project spurring other cities to pursue similar ventures

President Moon Jae-in (center) on Jan. 31 delivers a congratulatory speech at the signing ceremony for the Gwangju job project, a revolutionary joint venture...

US House Speaker Pelosi backs Korea’s stance on sex slave issue

Visiting National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang on Feb. 12 takes a picture with his American counterpart Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington. By Park Hye...

Installation of hydrogen stations in Seoul announced under ‘regulatory sandbox’ initiative

Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yunmo (center) on Feb. 11 attends the first meeting of a committee for reviewing regulatory exemptions for...

Prime minster hails PyeongChang Olympics for bringing peace to Korean Peninsula

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon and other VIPs on Feb. 9 release dove-shaped balloons in a ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the PyeongChang 2018...

Gangwon-do governor seeks to earn his province special self-governing status

Interviewing leaders | #1. Gangwon-do Province Balanced national development is the government's key challenge in the government's drive to solving issues Korea faces such as...

‘Inclusive nation policy seeks to make Korea attractive immigrant destination’

Jung Dong-il, head of national policy for the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, on Jan. 31 explains the initiative Future Vision 2040, a set...

Second NK-US summit set for Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam

U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 5 officially announces the schedule of the second North Korea-U.S. summit in his State of the Union address...

President Moon’s Lunar New Year message to the nation

By Yoon Sojung President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 2 sent a video message marking Lunar New Year (Seollal). In the message posted on the homepage and SNS...

‘Push for inclusive policy is a global trend’

Jung Hae Gu, chairman of the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, on Nov. 23 explains the Moon Administration's vision for inclusive growth at the...

Inclusive growth boosts quality of life: OECD’s top statistician

  Martin Durand, director of statistics and chief statistician of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), says "Better Policies for Better Lives" is...

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...

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