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Korea, India to raise bilateral trade to USD 50 billion by 2030

President Moon Jae-in (right) on Feb. 22 applauds Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their joint news conference at Cheong Wa Dae. By Park Gil-ja and Kim Minji  Photos...

Memorabilia of freedom fighters from 1919 on display at former prison

Seodaemun Prison History Hall in Seoul is holding through April 21 an exhibition featuring Korean independence fighters who lived a hundred years ago under...

Preparation going smoothly for FINA World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju

The 18th FINA World Aquatics Championships will start from July 12 in the southern city of Gwangju. By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin  Photos = The Organizing...

Global events to mark centennial anniversary of March First Independence Movement

Numerous events in 179 countries are scheduled to mark the centennial anniversary of both the March First Independence Movement of 1919 and the establishment...

Presidents Moon, Trump hold phone talks on 2nd US-NK summit

President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 19 holds a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the second U.S.-North Korea summit. (Cheong Wa...

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...

Koreas to field 4 unified teams in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Do Jonghwan (sixth from left), International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach (seventh from left), North...

‘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...

Smart city era draws closer in Korea

President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 13 visited the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) to see a presentation on the Busan Smart City Innovative...

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...

Korean Cultural Center directors discuss better promotional strategies in Seoul

Kim Tae-hoon, director of the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), on Feb. 11 stresses the importance of Korean Cultural Centers (KCCs) on their...

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...

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...

Japanese mystery novelist is Korea’s top-selling foreign author

The most popular foreign writer in Korea over the last decade is Keigo Higashino, a Japanese author best known for his mystery novels. The...

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...