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S. Korean ruling party blasts NK foreign minister's UN speech

The South Korean ruling party on Sunday blasted a recent speech by the North Korean foreign minister at the United Natio …

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S. Korean ruling party blasts N.K. foreign minister's U.N. speech

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) — The South Korean ruling party on Sunday blasted a recent speech by the North Korean foreign minister at the United Nations General Assembly, saying Pyongyang will only end up isolating itself from the international community …

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London to End Uber Ride Hailing App Over 'Security Implications'

Transport officials in London say they will not renew Uber’s license to operate in the city due to “a lack of corporate responsibility” in dealing with the ride hailing app’s safety issues.The regulatory body Transport for London said in a statement Friday Uber London “is not fit and proper” to oper… …

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KMA: Natural Quake Detected from Area near N. Korean Nuclear Site

[Politics] : The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said that an earthquake measuring the magnitude of …[more…] …

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[Breaking] China experts say 3.4-quake hits N.Korea in 'suspected explosion'

BEIJING — China’s seismic service CENC on Saturday detected a zero-depth, 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea, call …

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(LEAD) Seoul, Washington voice concern about distorted Japanese reports

(ATTN: ADDS more info in last 2 paras) SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) — High-ranking officials from South Korea’s presidential office Cheong Wa Dae and the White House held telephone talks Saturday and expressed concern about some distorted reports in the …

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Han Chae-young's New Film Comes out in Time for Chuseok

Actress Han Chae-young’s new film hit local theaters on Thursday in time for Chuseok or Korean Thanksgiving. The comedy “The Star Next Door” offers a great alternative for moviegoers looking for something lighthearted, rather than a serious thriller or action-packed Hollywood blockbuster. The f… …

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Moon and Trump agree on South Korea purchase of state-of-the-art US weaponry during summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump agreed on Sept. 21 on a plan for South Korea to introduce state-of-the-art US weaponry or develop its own to counter North Korea’s rece.. …

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Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'

President Donald Trump is again assailing North Korea Kim Jong Un, saying that he “will be tested like never before.”In …

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Trump will take 'appropriate' action in event of N.K. H-bomb test: Tillerson

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump will take the “appropriate” action if North Korea tests a nuclear bomb over the Pacific Ocean as threatened, his top diplomat said Friday. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday warn …

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Gangnam Festival to Offer Fun, Cultural Activities

The annual community festival in Seoul’s southern district of Gangnam kicks off next week, offering a wide range of events including a fashion show, K-pop concert, marathon, and food market. The festival, in its sixth year, offers residents and visitors, both foreign and local, an opportunity to en… …

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Unification Ministry Panel Discuss Improving N. Korean Human Rights

[Inter-Korea] : The Unification Ministry and its advisory committee have discussed measures to help enhance human …[more…] …

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Moon calls on North to end vicious cycle of raising tension

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday that North Korea should stop provocations to end the current vicious cycl …

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[Photo] Paris Baguette ordered to make direct hires

An investigation by the Ministry of Employment and Labor has resulted in an order for Paris Baguette to directly hire 5,378 bakers who are working at its franchise locations throughout the country. P.. …

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Candlelight revolution is historic page of UN spirit: president

President Moon Jae-in stresses the meaning of Korea’s Candlelight Revolution, as well as the policy priorities and diplomatic direction of his new government, in his keynote speech to the 72nd U.N. Ge …

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Seoul's new nuke envoy vows to supplement U.N. sanctions on N.K.

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s new chief envoy on the North Korean nuclear issue said Friday that his government will consider its own measures to supplement the United Nations Security Council’s sanctions resolutions against North Korea’s n …

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Pres. Moon Calls for Strong Int'l Response to N. Korea's Nuclear Threat

[Politics] : President Moon Jae-in has called on the international community to deal with North Korea strongly …[more…] …

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Moon calls for UN role in North Korea crisis

South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for a greater United Nations role in resolving the North Korea crisis, in his …

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Korea, Italy reaffirm cooperation on trade, NK

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (left) receives plush toys of Soohorang the white tiger and Bandabi the Asiatic bear, the two mascots for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Game …

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(LEAD) Moon urges to U.N. to play greater role in ending N. Korean nuclear standoff

(ATTN: UPDATES with additional remarks in last 3 paras; REPLACES direct quotes by Moon with excerpts from an English version of his address released by presidential office Cheong Wa Dae; ADDS photos) By Byun Duk-kun NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (Yonhap) — Sou …

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