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Korea, US, Japan call for stronger pressure on N. Korea
Sep 19, 2016
Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (left), Japanese Foreign Minister Kishida Fumio (center) and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hold trilateral talks in New York on Sept. 18 to discuss ways to apply stronger pressure to the North Korean regime. Korea, the U.S. and Japan ag...


Korea to extend int’l cooperation on smart cities
Sep 19, 2016
Vice Minister for Land and Infrastructure Kim Kyung-hwan (second from right) announces the future direction of Korea’s cooperation on constructing smart cities overseas, at a meeting in Seoul on Sept. 8. Korea will expand cooperation overseas in regard to constructing smart cit...


Chuseok Greetings from President Park Geun-hye
Sep 13, 2016
Ahead of the Chuseok traditional holiday, President Park Geun-hye delivered Chuseok greetings to the nation on Sept. 13.In the video message, she urged the Korean citizens to believe in their capabilities and to become one, united mind for a greater leap forward.Mentioning repeat...


'Record 5.8 magnitude earthquake provides national safe...
Sep 13, 2016
President Park Geun-hye on Sept. 13 urges her administration to review its quake-related emergency response countermeasures in regard to an earthquake that took place in Gyeongju on Sept. 12. “This incident is a signal in the face of the existing belief that Korea is a relati...


New int'l team begins correctional activities
Sep 12, 2016
The Korean government's fifth batch of Global Monitoring Staff, tasked with taking on correctional activities both online and in print all around the world, is launched with an official starting ceremony at the Foreign Press Center in Seoul on Sept. 9. An earnest group of ...


Park calls for Laos' support in responding to N.K. nuke...
Sep 09, 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday called on her Laotian counterpart Bounnhang Vorachith to "actively" support international moves to strongly respond to North Korea's latest nuclear test, her office Cheong Wa Dae said. During their summit in the Laotian capital of Vi...


Park condemns apparent N.K. nuke test
Sep 09, 2016
South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday condemned North Korea's apparent nuclear test, saying that its provocation would only invite stronger international sanctions, deeper isolation and hasten its self-destruction.Park also said the latest provocation explicitly ignored ...


East Asian leaders adopt anti-nuke statement
Sep 09, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (center) listens to speeches from participating leaders at the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Vientiane, Laos, on Sept. 8. President Park emphasized the unity of the international community in the face of the North Korean nuclear weapons program. President Pa...


Korea, India share views on accelerating CEPA improveme...
Sep 08, 2016
President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit, a regional strategic forum, in the Laotian capital of Vientiane on Sept. 8. (Photo: Cheong Wa Dae)The leaders of South Korea and India on Thursday shared the n...


EAS adopts non-proliferation statement urging N.K. to d...
Sep 08, 2016
President Park Geun-hye attends the East Asia Summit in the Laotian capital of Vientiane on Sept. 8. (Photo: Cheong Wa Dae)The East Asia Summit (EAS), a regional strategic forum, adopted a statement on non-proliferation Thursday, urging North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ball...