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S. Korea, China Agree to Normalize Cooperation, Exchanges

[International] : President Moon Jae-in says he is confident that South Korea and China can substantially …[more…] …

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(3rd LD) Leaders of S. Korea, China note 'bright' future for Seoul-Beijing ties

(ATTN: RECASTS headline, lead; UPDATES with additional details, more information in paras 11-12, 14-16) MANILA, Nov. 13 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang reaffirmed their efforts Monday to quickly nor …

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‘Neither wishful thinking nor empty threats will work on NK’

[Herald Interview]North Korea is defying every warning and sanction, experimenting with nukes and missiles in what appea …

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U.S., S.Korea Begin Drills in Warning to the North

The United States and South Korea started joint naval exercises Saturday that will involve three U.S. aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea.The four-day drills that began in waters off South Korea’s eastern coast come as President Donald Trump contin… …

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Nov. 13)

Long way to go President Moon Jae-in and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, formally announced that bilateral ties are back to normal in a summit meeting held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Economic Leaders meeting in …

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APEC adopts Da Nang Declaration for multilateral trade

President Moon Jae-in and leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) group pose for a commemorative photo at the APEC Summit at the InterContinental Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam, on Nov. 11. …

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S. Korean Navy, 3 US Carriers to Conduct Joint Drill

[International] : The South Korean Navy will hold a joint naval exercise with the United States involving three U.S. …[more…] …

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Prosecutor’s investigative net closing around Lee Myung-bak

As investigations into political meddling by the military Cyber Command and the National Intelligence Service during the administration of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak pick up speed, th.. …

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S. Korea, China, Japan to enhance cooperation on aging population

Health ministers from South Korea, China and Japan have vowed to enhance cooperation among their countries to deal with …

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(LEAD) Trump tweets he would never call N.K. leader Kim 'short and fat'

(ATTN: ADDS more info in paras 6-8) SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a derisive message on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in response to Pyongyang’s repeated insults against him. “Why would Kim Jong-un ins …

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President Moon pushes people-centered economy at APEC

President Moon Jae-in attends the APEC Business Advisory Council with other world leaders at the Furama Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam, on Nov. 10. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Sohn JiAe President Mo …

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Recalls of American imports seriously hampered by KORUS FTA provision

A toxic provision in the South Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) would prevent the South Korean government from implementing a recall even if serious defects threatening driver and passenger s.. …

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Leaders of S. Korea, China mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize N. Korea

The leaders of South Korea and China on Saturday reaffirmed their joint efforts to peacefully resolve North Korea’s nucl …

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Moon to Visit China Next Month

[International] : President Moon Jae-in will visit China next month for summit talks with President Xi Jinping to …[more…] …

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(4th LD) Leaders of S. Korea, China mend ties, reaffirm efforts to denuclearize N. Korea

(ATTN: ADDS photos) By Byun Duk-kun DANANG, Vietnam, Nov. 11 (Yonhap) — The leaders of South Korea and China on Saturday reaffirmed their joint efforts to peacefully resolve North Korea’s nuclear problem in a summit highlighting the recent normaliza …

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Louis C.K. Says He Misused His Power and 'Brought Pain'

With his career imploding over allegations of sexual misconduct, comedian Louis C.K. confessed Friday to masturbating in front of women and expressed remorse for wielding his influence “irresponsibly.” The comedian said in a statement that the harassment claims by five women detailed in a New York … …

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US State Department Affirms 4 No's on N. Korea

[International] : The U.S. State Department says it will not seek the collapse of North Korea, a regime …[more…] …

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Sewol ferry's teacher victim laid to rest

A belated memorial service was held in Mokpo, southwestern South Korea, on Saturday for a high school teacher who died i …

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Another victim of Japan's wartime sexual slavery dies

DANGJIN, South Korea, Nov. 11 (Yonhap) — An elderly victim of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery died Saturday, bringing the number of victims still alive to only 33. Lee Ki-jeong, who was forced into sexual slavery at a Japanese military brothel in S …

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More Than 40% of Korean Men Are Overweight

Korean men are growing increasingly overweight. In 1998, three out of 10 men were obese, but the ratio rose to four last year. The increase was particularly high among men in their 30s and 40s, while there was almost no change in the proportion of overweight women over the same period. According to… …

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