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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Wed, December 6, 2023 | 12:43
[EXCLUSIVE] Police officer indicted 3 years after accidental shooting of ex-USFK sergeant
A local police officer who accidentally shot a retired U.S. Air Force tech sergeant in the jaw three years ago while trying to subdue a dog, was indicted earlier this week, according to the prosecutors' office.
[1st YEAR in OFFICE] Yoon overtly aligns with US to counter NK threats
Prosecutor-turned-president Yoon Suk Yeol, who had no foreign policy experience until his inauguration in May 2022, went through a tough first year as South Korea faced mounting challenges on the global stage. The Yoon administration was tasked with dealing with heightening nuclear tensions with North Korea, intensifying power struggles between the United States and China, as...
Korean traditional cuisine, liquor served at dinner for Kishida
Following their summit, Sunday, President Yoon Suk Yeol and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida bonded over traditional Korean cuisine paired with rice wine during dinner at the presidential residence.
Kishida's visit faces protests from civic groups
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit to Korea was met by strong protests from local civic groups, Sunday, who demanded Tokyo offer a sincere apology over its wartime atrocities.
Seoul, Incheon at loggerheads over agency for overseas Koreans
With only one month left ahead of the launch of a new government agency for overseas Koreans, all eyes are on where the organization will be established. While various local municipalities have expressed hopes to host the new state-run agency in their region, the race is now narrowed down to the final two candidates - Seoul and Incheon.
Kishida urged to show reciprocity in forced labor compensation
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida should show reciprocal steps in response to Seoul's efforts to compensate Korean victims of Japan's wartime forced labor, according to analysts, who pointed out that the Korean public will keenly watch his remarks on the issue in the ...
Cheonghae Unit deploys to Somali waters
Family members wave as the 3,200-ton Gwanggaeto the Great destroyer carrying the 40th rotation of the Cheonghae Unit departs a naval base in Busan, Wednesday. The newly deployed troops will be dispatched to the Gulf of Aden for an anti-piracy mission and other maritime security operations through November. Yonhap
Trilateral cooperation between Seoul, Washington, Tokyo in full swing
Trilateral cooperation between South Korea, the United States and Japan in the security realm is picking up momentum as the three nations team up against shared threats from North Korea's evolving nuclear programs and, furthermore, China.
Ukraine renews call for lethal aid from Korea
Ukraine is renewing calls for Korea to extend its provision of aid to include lethal weaponry to counter Russian attacks after President Yoon Suk Yeol, in a recent interview, opened the possibility of such aid to Kyiv under certain conditions.
[ANALYSIS] Is Yoon-Biden summit a win-win for both S. Korea, US?
The summit between President Yoon Suk Yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden ended on a high note, with the two leaders vowing to deepen the bilateral partnership in multiple areas including security and the economy.