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Korea tops int’l IP index 3 years in a row
Feb 27, 2017
Korea has now come in first place for the third year in a row in a specific category of the U.S. Chamber International IP Index rankings. Korea topped 45 other countries in the category of "Trademarks, Related Rights and Limitations," part of the International IP Index annou...

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Korea, Poland expand economic cooperation
Feb 24, 2017
The fourth Korea-Poland Joint Economic Committee meets in Warsaw on Feb. 16, with Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Lee Tae-ho and Polish Undersecretary of State Tadeusz Koscinski of the Ministry of Development in attendance. Korea and Poland have agreed to expand economic c...

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Korea, UK take resolute stance on N. Korea
Feb 24, 2017
U.K. Secretary of State Boris Johnson (left) and Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se hold bilateral talks in London on Feb. 22 where they discussed measures to strengthen sanctions on North Korea. Korea and the U.K. have agreed to further strengthen cooperation to counter threats ...

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Korea, Romania join hands to combat N. Korean nuclear, ...
Feb 23, 2017
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (left) shakes hands with his Romanian counterpart, Teodor Melescanu, at a bilateral meeting in Bucharest on Feb. 20. Korea and Romania have agreed to join hands on the North Korean nuclear and missile weapons problem, with the understanding that su...

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Sharing with the world, part 7: Automated electoral sys...
Feb 23, 2017
“Clean and fair elections have come true in my country. My wish has come true!” So said President Almazbek Atambayev of Kyrgyzstan on Oct. 5, 2015, a day after the parliamentary election. President Atambayev has been enthusiastically carrying out the introduction of an auto...

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Korea urges Japan to retract Dokdo claims
Feb 21, 2017
Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cho June-hyuck warns the Japanese government to retract its sovereignty claims over the Dokdo Islands, during a briefing session in Seoul on Feb. 21. The Korean government has urged Tokyo to withdraw its patently false sovereignt...

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Seoul, London to cooperate on content industry, new mar...
Feb 21, 2017
U.K. Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley (left) and Acting Minister and the 1st Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Song Soo-keun pose for a photo after signing the ROK-U.K. joint statement in Seoul on cooperation on the content industry. Kore...

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Korea discusses NK provocations with Russia, China, EU
Feb 21, 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (second from left) and his Korean counterpart, Yun Byung-se (right), hold bilateral talks in Munich on Feb. 18 on the margins of the Munich Security Conference. Korea, China, Russia and the European Union (EU) have agreed to continue to...

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Int'l community must cooperate on N. Korea nuclear weap...
Feb 20, 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se delivers the opening speech at a panel discussion on 'Security in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula,' at the Munich Security Conference in Germany on Feb. 18. "The North Korean nuclear weapons and missile problem is one of our most urgen...

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Korea, US, Japan strongly condemn N. Korean missile lau...
Feb 17, 2017
Korea, the U.S. and Japan release a joint statement condemning North Korea's Feb. 12 ballistic missile test during a meeting held on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Bonn, Germany, on Feb. 16. Pictured are Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Kishida Fumio (...