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U.N. chief mourns death of ex-S. Korean President Kim ...
Nov 22, 2015
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon mourned the death of former South Korean President Kim Young-sam, crediting him for devoting himself to the country's democratization and carrying out bold reforms. "I cannot contain my sorrow after learning that former President Kim has passed...


Park offers condolences over death of former S. Korean ...
Nov 22, 2015
This August 2004 file photo shows former President Kim Young-sam (R) shaking hands with Park Geun-hye, head of the opposition Grand National Party, during their meeting at his house. Kim, who has been hospitalized due to a high fever, died at Seoul National University Hospital on...


Park supports accelerated talks on regional economic de...
Nov 22, 2015
President Park Geun-hye on Saturday supported the acceleration of negotiations to quickly conclude a regional economic deal at a summit with her counterparts from other Asian countries. South Korea is one of the 16 countries involved in the negotiations for the Regional Compr...


Park arrives in Malaysia for regional summits
Nov 21, 2015
President Park Geun-hye arrived in Malaysia on Friday for a string of high-profile summits this weekend with regional leaders to discuss a wide-range of issues, including the economy and North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Kuala Lumpur is the third and last stop on her 10-...


President stresses growth through innovation
Nov 20, 2015
President Park Geun-hye attended the 2015 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings on Nov. 19 held at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila. President Park Geun-hye poses for a picture alongside Asia-Pacific leaders. President Park was attendi...


President talks with Canada, Philippines leaders
Nov 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a summit held on the sidelines of the APEC meeting in Manila on Nov. 18. Korea-Canada summit President Park Geun-hye, currently on a trip to Manila to attend the 23rd Asia-Pacif...


Korea, Cambodia sign MOU on legislative exchange
Nov 19, 2015
Korea and Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that covers legislative exchange and cooperation, in Seoul on Nov. 4. The MOU, signed by the Ministry of Government Legislation and Cambodia’s Council of Ministers, stipulates increased exchanges between people ...


G20 takes heed of Korea’s structural reforms
Nov 17, 2015
Korea's successful structural reforms and its efforts to promote the creative industries are praised by G20 leaders at the recent G20 Antalya Summit in Turkey. During an economic performance evaluation at the recent 2015 G20 Antalya Summit in Turkey, Korea came in second p...


G20 leaders join forces to tackle terrorism, refugee cr...
Nov 17, 2015
The leaders of the G20 states adopted the G20 Leader’s Communiqué and the G20 Statement on the fight against terrorism. Pictured are the leaders attending the 2015 G20 Antalya Summit in Antalya, Turkey, that ran from Nov. 15 to 16. The 2015 G20 Antalya Summit concluded on...


President holds bilateral talks with UK prime minister
Nov 16, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (second from left) and British Prime Minister David Cameron (second from right) hold bilateral talks on Nov. 15 in Antalya, Turkey. During the 2015 G20 Antalya Summit, President Park Geun-hye and British Prime Minister David Cameron held bilateral t...