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Today in Korean history

Oct. 7 1950 — The U.N. General Assembly authorizes U.S.-led U.N. forces to advance into the North Korean side of the inter-Korean border. The tide of the Korean War turned in favor of the U.N. side after U.S. General Douglas MacArthur lande …

US Customs vows to block imports made by North Korea workers

US Customs and Border Protection says it is ready to block US imports of seafood _ as well as any other goods _ produced …

Gov't beefs up efforts to contain fire ants

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Yonhap) — South Korea is ramping up efforts to prevent foreign fire ants from further spreading in the country after they were first detected in the southern port of Busan last week, government officials said Thursday. Some 25 fire …

Use of 100,000 Won Checks Plunges Due to Demand for 50,000 Won Bills

[Economy] : Checks for 100-thousand won are gradually disappearing as more and more people are using …[more…] …

North Korea gets second web connection via Russian firm

A state-owned Russian company has opened up a second internet connection for North Korea which could strengthen Pyongyan …

S. Korean officials defended solar cell makers against U.S. safeguard

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Yonhap) — South Korean officials have defended the country’s makers of solar cells against a possible safeguard action by the United States during a public hearing, the foreign ministry said Thursday. A team of government officials …

S. Korea, US Agree In Effect to Launch Negotiations to Amend FTA

[Economy] : South Korea and the U.S. agreed in effect to launch negotiations to amend their free trade …[more…] …

South Korea gets serious about hidden cameras

Peeping toms are making daily headlines, and many South Korean women fear that there is no escape from their use of hidd …

President Moon sends message of thanks, peace to overseas Koreans

President Moon Jae-in (left) receives a map of the Korean Peninsula painted by children from a Korean language school in Germany from Choi Young-keun, president of the Korean Community of Wiesbaden, d …

U.S. Intelligence Officials Call N.Korean Leader 'Very Rational'

Despite Kim Jong-un’s repeated provocations and willingness to engage in heated rhetoric, top U.S. intelligence officials say the North Korean leader is not crazy. “Kim Jong-un is a very rational actor,” the deputy assistant director of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Korea Mission Center said Wed… …

Today's Photo: October 4, 2017

(4th LD) No S. Koreans on list of those confirmed killed in Las Vegas shooting rampage: official

(ATTN: UPDATES with foreign minister’s comments in last para) SEOUL/LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4 (Yonhap) — No South Koreans are among those confirmed dead in the Las Vegas shooting rampage, officials said Wednesday, as the number of Korean tourists unable to b …

South Korean exports hit record high in September

South Korea hit a historic high in exports last month, setting new records in the areas of semiconductors and steel. After previously having been dealt a blow with nearly two straight years of decline.. …

Unification minister urges NK to allow family reunions

Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon urged North Korea on Wednesday to allow separated families to see their long-lost r …

Korea to benefit all of mankind: PM

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon and other guests celebrate the 4,349th anniversary of National Foundation Day, at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts in Seoul on Oct. 3. By Xu Aiying and Sohn Ji …

(LEAD) Mattis: Pentagon 'supports fully' diplomatic solution to N. Korea

(ATTN: UPDATES with details in paras 5-7; ADDS photo) WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (Yonhap) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the Pentagon “supports fully” a diplomatic solution to the North Korean nuclear standoff amid mixed messages from …

10 Koreans unaccounted for after shooting rampage in Las Vegas

Ten Koreans remain unaccounted for after the tragic shooting rampage shook Las Vegas on Sunday, South Korean Foreign Min …

S. Korea Celebrates 4,349th National Foundation Day

[Politics] : South Korea celebrated the four-thousand-349th anniversary of its National Foundation Day Tuesday. …[more…] …

President Moon expresses condolences to Las Vegas victims, families

President Moon Jae-in sends a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump to express his condolences to the victims and families of the recent Las Vegas shooting, announced Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park S …

Moon likely to name new candidate for venture minister after Chuseok

President Moon Jae-in will likely name his new nominee for minister of SMEs and startups shortly after the Chuseok holid …