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Nth Korea: Six-party negotiators reach agreement

Wednesday, 14 February 2007, 1:22 pm | South Korea

Nuclear negotiators have successfully persuaded North Korea to accept a denuclearization deal Tuesday (Feb. 13). More >>

Roh's NZ Visit To Strenghen Bilateral Ties

Saturday, 9 December 2006, 4:56 pm | South Korea

When we think of New Zealand, the first thing that comes to our minds is usually its clean and beautiful nature often described as “heavenly.” Many foreign students also head to the nation to learn English. But these facts are not enough to explain ... More >>

Korea, Japan to hold foreign minister talks

Monday, 14 November 2005, 11:23 am | South Korea

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ban Ki-moon will meet with his Japanese counterpart, Taro Aso, on Monday (Nov. 14) to discuss how to improve their countries' strained relations, Ban's aids said on Friday. More >>

APEC Ushers Korea into Realm of Advanced Nations

Monday, 14 November 2005, 11:21 am | South Korea

With just two weeks left before the opening of the APEC Summit at Busan, Kim Hyun-chong, Minister for Trade at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea (ROK), and co-chairman for APEC, recently held an interview with Korean reporters. More >>

Korean anti-air missile to debut

Tuesday, 20 September 2005, 7:36 pm | South Korea

Sophisticated portable anti-air missiles developed with the country's own technology will be deployed in the military next month after passing a trial test successfully, a state-run defense agency said last Friday (Sept. 16). More >>

Nuke talks reach agreements

Tuesday, 20 September 2005, 7:35 pm | South Korea

BEIJING _ North Korea agreed on Monday to give up all of its nuclear weapons and existing nuclear programs and pledged to return to arms treaties in a historic agreement at the six-party talks, ending the three-year nuclear deadlock. More >>

Foreign businesses welcome N. Korea's nuke pledge

Tuesday, 20 September 2005, 7:33 pm | South Korea

Foreign business officials here took Monday's agreement as a breakthrough on the North Korean nuclear problem but held out some reservations about its immediate impact on the Korean economy, citing, among others, a difficult road ahead regarding its ... More >>

Korean finds mechanism Parkinson's disease

Tuesday, 20 September 2005, 7:31 pm | South Korea

A research team led by a Korean scientist in the U.S. has found enzymatic activities that cause neuropsychosis, opening the way for treatment of diseases such as depression and Parkinson's. More >>

Korean Military opens high-tech training camp

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 8:49 pm | South Korea

The Defense Ministry said on Wednesday (Sept. 7) that it has built a training camp equipped with sophisticated systems as part of efforts to enhance the military's combat readiness for high-tech future warfare. More >>

Jeju hosts Asia-Pacific Forum, agricultural policy

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 5:13 pm | South Korea

The fourth Asia-Pacific Forum on Agricultural Policy opened at Jeju University Monday (Sept. 5) with some 50 experts from eight countries attending. More >>

Korea to release oil to help cope with Hurricane

Monday, 5 September 2005, 8:08 pm | South Korea

South Korea has decided to release a total of 2.88 million barrels of oil from its strategic reserve in line with the International Energy Agency's (IEA's) decision to release emergency oil reserves to cope with the devastation wrought by Hurricane ... More >>

Korea: South-North families to be reunited Friday

Friday, 26 August 2005, 5:53 pm | South Korea

SOKCHO, Gangwon Province _ The 11th round of face-to-face reunions of separated families between South and North Korea will be held at Mt. Geumgang in the North from Friday through next Wednesday. More >>

Korea/U.S. concensus over North Korean nuke energy

Thursday, 25 August 2005, 10:54 am | South Korea

South Korea's top diplomat said he has bridged differences with the United States over whether North Korea should be allowed to maintain a nuclear energy program after dismantling its nuclear weapons capabilities. More >>

S. Korea, US seek consensus ahead of nuke talks

Monday, 22 August 2005, 5:41 pm | South Korea

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ban Ki-moon, who arrived in Washington on Saturday for consultations on how to resolve the nuclear standoff, said Pyongyang's demand to operate nuclear power plants has “pushed aside” the central denuclearization issue. More >>

South-North Korea cooperate on farming initiative

Monday, 22 August 2005, 5:38 pm | South Korea

South and North Korea will select a few collective farms in the North for cooperation on agricultural management from early next year, a Unification Ministry official said on Sunday (Aug. 21). More >>

Korea War: Repatriation of soldiers & civilians

Monday, 22 August 2005, 5:33 pm | South Korea

Red Cross officials from South and North Korea will meet on Aug. 23-25 to discuss the repatriation of soldiers and civilians forcibly taken to the North during and after the 1950-53 Korea War, government officials said on Monday (Aug. 22). More >>

Seoul Forum Shows World Of Digital Experience

Thursday, 26 May 2005, 10:23 pm | South Korea

The Seoul Digital Forum 2005 and World ICT Summit May 18-20 was concluded amid success in that it gave the world a glimpse of Korea's digital experience and ongoing efforts. The event, in its second year, drew leaders of the global IT industry as well as ... More >>

Large cash transactions under stronger scrutiny

Thursday, 26 May 2005, 10:20 pm | South Korea

Starting next year, financial services companies are required to report cash transactions of more than 50 million won ($49,900) to the government. More >>

South Koreans relies on US troops for self-defence

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 6:50 pm | South Korea

The government issued a strong protest against Tokyo Tuesday (March 8) after South Korean military jets made a sortie to the skies over the Dokdo islets in the East Sea to send away a Japanese civilian plane trying to fly over the area without permission. More >>

Japanese Flight Offends South Koreans

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 6:43 pm | South Korea

The government issued a strong protest against Tokyo Tuesday (March 8) after South Korean military jets made a sortie to the skies over the Dokdo islets in the East Sea to send away a Japanese civilian plane trying to fly over the area without permission. More >>





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