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S.Korea-U.S. Alliance Against N.Korea Must Be Rock-Solid

U.S. President Donald Trump told the National Assembly on Wednesday, “We will not permit America or our allies to be blackmailed or attacked… Do not underestimate us. And do not try us.” “We will not be intimidated. And we will not let the worst atrocities in history be repeated here on this groun… …

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Burglars throw stolen bag and jewels worth W7m into sea

Two burglars who allegedly stole a bag from a woman and ran have been arrested, Yonhap News Agency reported.  (Yonhap)Ac …

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Trump, Xi Agree to Jointly Pressure N. Korea

[International] : Anchor: U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a summit in Beijing and …[more…] …

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President Moon calls for Korean residents in Indonesia to promote PyeongChang

President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook pose with Korean residents in Jakarta as the Korean head of state appoints them all as official members of the PyeongChang 2018 promotional committee …

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'Gangneung Garden' opens in Russia's Siberian city of Irkutsk

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Nov. 9 (Yonhap) — A Korean garden named after the South Korean city of Gangneung opened in Russia’s Siberian city of Irkutsk on Thursday as part of efforts to promote friendship between the two sister cities, officials said. …

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Trump's Visit Is a New Benchmark for Bilateral Alliance

U.S. President Donald Trump is visiting South Korea as tensions remain high on the peninsula. In this context, President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek to welcome the U.S. leader was highly symbolic. Not only is Camp Humphreys the biggest American military installation outside t… …

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Trump and Moon reiterate close cooperation in resolving NK nuclear threat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump described North Korea’s nuclear and missile provocations as threats not just to South Korea but to the international community in their.. …

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Eight Lawmakers Leave Bareun Party

[Politics] : The splinter conservative Bareun Party is losing eight members who intend to rejoin the main …[more…] …

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S. Korean President Moon arrives in Jakarta for state visit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived here Wednesday on a three-day visit that will include a bilateral summit with …

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Trump pays first US state visit to Korea in 25 years

U.S. President Donald Trump (right) and first lady Melania Trump wave as they deplane at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek-si, Gyeonggi-do Province, on Nov. 7. (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) …

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S. Korean leader vows to improve ties with Indonesia, Asian countries

JAKARTA, Nov. 8 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that his country will greatly improve its relations with Indonesia and other Southeast Asian nations, calling them important partners in the country’s endeavor to expand its …

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Living Close to Bus Stations Doubles Risk of Lung Cancer

Living close to bus stops and other places with highly polluted air can increase the risk of lung cancer by up to two times, according to a study by Inha University Hospital, Samsung Medical Center and Asan Medical Center. Researchers studied 908 lung cancer patients and a control group over a peri… …

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[Photo News] Moon, Trump bond at state dinner

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump at the state dinner in Cheong Wa Dae  (All photos by Yo …

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Trump to Deliver Speech at S. Korean Parliament

[International] : U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver a speech at the South Korean National Assembly at 11 a.m. …[more…] …

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(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Nov. 8)

In the name of justice The prosecution is engaged in investigations of so-called “past ills.” But the way prosecutors probe malpractices of past administrations can hardly be considered normal or neutral. They embark on looking into a number of ca …

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Smoking Rate Rises Again

More Koreans took up smoking last year despite a price hike and other efforts to promote public health.According to data released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare on Monday, the smoking rate among men rose to 40.7 percent in 2016, up 1.3 percentage points from 2015. The figure for women also gr… …

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[Editorial] Bareun Party’s disintegration reveals sad state of South Korean conservatism

Kim Moo-sung and nine other members of the Bareun Party announced their en masse defection on Nov. 6 and are scheduled to rejoin the Liberty Korea Party (LKP) around Nov. 9. With this, the splintering.. …

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Trump Hopes not to Have to Use Military Forces against N. Korea

[International] : U.S. President Donald Trump has stressed that, while the U.S. has been displaying the strength of …[more…] …

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Trump claims 'a lot of progress' on N. Korea

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is making “a lot of progress” in efforts aimed at forcing North Korea to …

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President Moon, Trump visit US military base Camp Humphreys

President Moon Jae-in (right) and U.S. President Donald Trump smile as they talk to soldiers from both countries during a luncheon at the U.S. military installation Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek-si, Gy …

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