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Us Funds South Korean Military Project

Wednesday, 9 March 2005, 6:41 pm | South Korea

A study team at Seoul National University (SNU) will conduct a two-year research on military technology funded by a U.S. Navy institute. More >>

South Korea: US-ROK, North Korean Nuclear Issue

Thursday, 24 February 2005, 1:14 pm | South Korea

Keynote Speech by H.E. Ban Ki-moon, Minister of Foreign Affair and Trade at Goldman Sachs' Korea Conference More >>

Hynix Wins WTO DRAM Dispute over the U.S.

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 12:54 am | South Korea

1. The final panel report on the WTO U.S.-Hynix DRAM Dispute, which the disputing parties received last December, was officially distributed to the WTO members on February 21, Geneva time. The panel asserted that the creditors¡¯ assistance to Hynix ... More >>

First Round of Korea-ASEAN FTA Negotiations

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 12:50 am | South Korea

1. Korea and ASEAN will hold the first round of official negotiations for the Korea-ASEAN FTA on February 23-25, 2005, in Jakarta, Indonesia. More >>

Opening of the Korea-Japan Friendship Year 2005

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 12:44 am | South Korea

1. During President Roh Moo-hyun's state visit to Japan in June 2003, the Republic of Korea and Japan designated 2005 as the "Korea-Japan Friendship Year", which marks the 40th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic ties between ... More >>

South Korea Parliament Makes Lee Prime Minister

Wednesday, 30 June 2004, 5:59 pm | South Korea

The National Assembly approved reformist lawmaker Lee Hai-chan as prime minister on Tuesday (June 29), signaling the real beginning for political and social changes in Korea. The approval also paved the way for a Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday that ... More >>

South Korea: Roh vows not to tolerate terrorism

Wednesday, 30 June 2004, 5:57 pm | South Korea

President Roh Moo-hyun commenting on the beheading of the South Korean hostage, Kim Sun-il by Muslim insurgents in Iraq, said on Tuesday (June 29) that under any circumstances he will not tolerate terrorist activities . At a mermorial service ... More >>

Six-nation talks on NK nukes open in Beijing

Wednesday, 23 June 2004, 9:12 am | South Korea

The much-awaited third round of six-nation talks on North Korea's nuclear standoff begins Beijing, China on Wednesday (June 23) afternoon, with all delegates showing eagerness to reach a conclusion. More >>

South Korea Proceeds With Troop Deployment To Iraq

Wednesday, 23 June 2004, 9:09 am | South Korea

The government will proceed with the additional dispatch of Korean troops to Iraq as scheduled while doing its utmost to secure the release of a Korean citizen kidnapped by an Iraqi militant group. More >>

South Korea & Pakistan Agree On Nuke Row

Thursday, 6 November 2003, 10:43 pm | South Korea

South Korea and Pakistan on Thursday (Nov. 6) agreed to closely cooperate in international affairs and expand bilateral trade and investment relations. More >>

South Korea Calls on NK to Come Out for Nuke Talks

Thursday, 6 November 2003, 10:42 pm | South Korea

PYONGYANG - South Korean officials called on Pyongyang Thursday to participate in a second round of six-party nuclear talks in good faith, the Yonhap News Agency reported. More >>

Inter-Korean Economic Talks to Begin Wed

Wednesday, 5 November 2003, 12:06 pm | South Korea

South and North Korea will start the 7th inter-Korean economic talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday (Nov. 5). Their goal is to review the progress of major cross-border projects, officials in Seoul said on Tuesday. More >>

2nd Round of Nuke Talks Likely Before Year-End

Wednesday, 5 November 2003, 12:05 pm | South Korea

Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Yoon Young-kwan said on Tuesday (Nov. 4) that Beijing is the most likely venue for the second round of six-party talks aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear standoff. More >>

Bush Thanks Roh for Troop Dispatch Decision

Monday, 20 October 2003, 11:41 pm | South Korea

BANGKOK - U.S. President George W. Bush extended his gratitude on Monday (Oct. 20) for South Korea's decision to dispatch troops to Iraq to join the U.N. effort to reconstruct the war-torn country. More >>

ROK, Japan Agree to Start FTA Talks

Monday, 20 October 2003, 11:40 pm | South Korea

BANGKOK - President Roh Moo-hyun and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi agreed on Monday to start negotiations toward signing of a free trade agreement (FTA), during a summit meeting on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ... More >>

21 North Korean Defectors Arrive

Monday, 20 October 2003, 11:39 pm | South Korea

Twenty-one North Korean defectors who had been staying at the South Korean Embassy in Beijing arrived in Seoul on Sunday via a third country, officials in Seoul said on Monday (Oct. 20). More >>

Koreas Begin 12th Ministerial Talks

Wednesday, 15 October 2003, 12:01 pm | South Korea

South and North Korea on Tuesday (Oct. 14) started their 12th ministerial talks in Pyongyang to discuss pending issues including the North¡¯s nuclear programs, which are seen as the biggest security concern in the region. More >>

Seoul Hopes to Take Nuke Issue to S-N Talks

Thursday, 9 October 2003, 11:26 pm | South Korea

South Korea hopes to be able to make strides on the nuclear issue at the ministerial talks with North Korea in Pyongyang next week, Seoul’s chief negotiator for the talks said on Thursday (Oct. 9). More >>

Roh Optimistic on Six-Way North Korea Nukes Talks

Wednesday, 8 October 2003, 10:46 pm | South Korea

BALI, Indonesia - President Roh Moo-hyun said on Wednesday (Oct. 8) he was confident that the second round of six-way talks on the North Korean nuclear crisis will take place in the near future, pointing out, “South and North Korea and relevant countries ... More >>

Roh Does Not Want North Korea to Collapse

Tuesday, 7 October 2003, 9:36 pm | South Korea

BALI, Indonesia - President Roh Moo-hyun said Tuesday that he doesn’t want to see North Korea collapse and that is one of key principles of his administration in dealing with Pyongyang. More >>