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Foreign Minister Kang meets Japanese PM

Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha (left) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Tokyo on Dec. 19. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

Tillerson, McMaster continue to be at odds on North Korea policy

Despite sharing the common goal of achieving North Korea’s denuclearization, US State Secretary Rex Tillerson and nation …

Public Organizations to Hire Nearly 23,000 Employees in 2018

[Economy] : Public organizations plan to recruit nearly 23-thousand regular employees next year as part of a …[more…] …

[Editorial] New US national security strategy raises concerns of a return to the Cold War era

The new US national security strategy report released on Dec. 18 by the Donald Trump administration raises concerns that the US may be turning back the clock a half-century to an era of cold wars and .. …

Park Aide Makes Tearful Plea in Court

Former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-choon made a tearful plea during his appeals court sentencing hearing on Tuesday. Kim (78), an ancient retainer to the Park family, appealed to the court’s sentiment by referring to his eldest son, who has been in a coma since a car accident. He was sentence… …

Lady Gaga Achieves 'Dream' with Las Vegas Residency

Lady Gaga will join the list of superstars with regularly scheduled shows in Las Vegas in 2018, when she kicks off a two-year residency in December.Gaga in a statement Tuesday says it has been her “lifelong dream” to perform in Las Vegas. She says she is humbled to be joining a historical lineup of … …

Possession of nukes wouldn’t change anything to help N. Korea: Gallucci

North Korea’s possession of nuclear weapons that could reach the mainland of the United States wouldn’t change anything …

Foreign Minister Emphasizes Cooperation in Meeting with Abe

[International] : Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha emphasized close cooperation between Seoul and Tokyo over North …[more…] …

Chinese military aircraft enter Korean Air Defense Identification Zone

Five Chinese military aircraft entered the Korean Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) south of Ieo Island for a period of over three hours on Dec. 18 before returning home. China explained the air.. …

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 20)

Time for the truth The National Assembly’s House Steering Committee could not have a successful meeting Tuesday despite an urgent need to address growing suspicions over President Moon Jae-in’s Chief of Staff Im Jong-Seok’s trip to the United Arab …

Pro-Park lawmaker indicted for interfering in news coverage of Sewol sinking

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Yonhap) — A former presidential aide to ousted President Park Geun-hye has been indicted without detention for interference in the news coverage of a ferry sinking that claimed more than 300 lives three years ago, prosecutors said Tues …

President Moon requests diplomacy 'at people’s eye-level'

President Moon Jae-in toasts with some makgeolli rice beer (막걸리) during a dinner with heads of diplomatic missions, in the Yeongbingwan Guest House at Cheong Wa Dae on Dec. 18. By Sohn JiAe and Ki …

Supreme Court nominee pledges fair trials for socially weak

Supreme Court Justice nominee Ahn Chul-sang vowed Tuesday that he would pursue aboveboard rulings to protect the sociall …

KOSPI Closes Down 0.13% at 2,478.53 on Tuesday

[Economy] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) closed at two-thousand-478-point-53 on …[more…] …

Having Siblings Reduces Risk of Depression Among Teens

Teenagers who do not have siblings are more likely to experience depression and attempt suicide than those who do, a study shows.A team of researchers led by Lee Jung-kwon at Samsung Medical Center conducted an online poll of 68,043 teenagers to analyze the physical and mental health of teenagers an… …

Trump: N. Korea seeks capability to kill millions of Americans

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that North Korea is developing weapons to kill millions of Americans as he unveiled his new national security strategy. In a 68-page booklet, Trump outlined his administration’ …

[Update] SHINee’s Jonghyun dies in hospital

K-pop boy band SHINee’s Kim Jong-hyun died Monday. He was 28. S.M. EntertainmentKim, widely known just as Jonghyun, was …

Causes of Deaths of 4 Infants Remain Unknown

[Domestic] : Health authorities remain in the dark for a second day over what caused the deaths of four infants …[more…] …

Investigation into NIS political activities nearing its end

An investigation into political and election interference by state agencies is reaching into the highest echelons four months after being requested on Aug. 21 by the National Intelligence Service’s Re.. …

Was Moon's China Visit Really a 'Success'?

Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday that President Moon Jae-in’s latest visit to China was a “success” and Seoul “consolidated” its security interests. The presidential office also patted itself on the back that China’s unofficial boycott over the U.S.’ deployment of a THAAD anti-missile battery in Korea has … …