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Friday, December 15, 2017


With the national interests of Seoul, Beijing and Washington entangled, the issue of deployment of the defense system is encountering challenges.
Publisher Note
26 February 2016 - 12:30pm
It seems that the official negotiations between Washington and Seoul regarding the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system on the Korean Peninsula, which picked up a high...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, China on Jan. 27.
Publisher Note
29 January 2016 - 11:45am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited China on January 27 and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Their talks bore little fruit though. This means China is still...
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Fumio Kishida visits South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul after his meeting with the South Korean foreign minister on Dec. 28.
A New Chapter
29 December 2015 - 11:45am
The foreign ministers of Korea and Japan met with each other on Dec. 28 and reached an agreement with regard to the comfort women issue. The agreement is regarded as the Japanese government’s first...
To Our Readers
21 December 2015 - 1:15pm
The Federal Reserve raised the key interest rate on Dec. 16 for the first time in nine and half years after 2006. The 0.25 percentage point hike, in particular, signals a significant impact on...
The funeral of the former President Kim Young-sam was held in the National Assembly building in the afternoon of Nov. 26.
End of an Era
30 November 2015 - 3:15pm
Former President Kim Young-sam has passed away. He was a pillar of recent Korean history, which achieved both the democratization and industrialization of a country within the shortest period of time...
President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinjo Abe while the U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during a Nuke Security Summit Meeting on March 26 (local time), 2014, in the Hague, the Netherlands.
To Our Readers
30 October 2015 - 12:15pm
A summit meeting of Korea, China and Japan is scheduled to be held on Nov. 1 for the first time since May 2012. The hottest issue of the meeting is likely to be history, as in the summit talks...
President Park Geun-hye walks to Tiananmen Square with Chinese President Xi Jinping on China’s Victory Day event, Sept. 3.
Publisher's Note
30 September 2015 - 9:45am
“A unification of the Korean Peninsula is the ultimate solution of the North Korean nuclear issue,” President Park Geun-hye said after a summit meeting between South Korea and China on Sept. 3,...
North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
Publisher's Note
31 August 2015 - 10:30am
Inter-Korean relations saw a dramatic turnaround on the brink of a crisis on Aug. 25. Both the political community and the media in South Korea are praising the government, which led the negotiations...
The Question for Entrepreneurs
31 July 2015 - 6:15pm
For many entrepreneurs seeking to develop and grow the next disruptive technology, accessing venture capital (VC) is a very alluring and seemingly inevitable step on the yellow brick road to fame and...
Syndicated Korea
18 June 2015 - 6:15pm
Korean multinational corporations have reached a level of global prominence that positions them well as pacesetters for the future of business. Yet we find that often Korean companies have tremendous...
Medical staff at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, including its president Song Jae-hoon (2nd from left), bow at a news conference on June 14 to apologize for the spread of MERS.
Absurd Dereliction of Duty
17 June 2015 - 3:30pm
The number of MERS patients in Korea has increased to 162 on June 17, half of them infected directly or indirectly via Samsung Medical Center (SMC). One of its patient transporters spread the virus...
Park Geun-hye, president of South Korea, is the 11th president and first woman to be elected to the office.
State Visit to US
28 May 2015 - 3:15pm
President Park Geun-hye will make a state visit to the United States from June 14 to 19. It is expected that the agenda items for the summit talks this time will include strategic cooperation between...


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