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Sun, December 3, 2023 | 10:28
Korea to actively recruit foreign talent in public sector
The Korean government seeks to actively hire foreign nationals in the public sector, reflecting the need for more global talent in the country's rising industries such as space and ICT. The Ministry of Personnel Management on Wednesday preannounced a revision to the presidential ordinance on the recruitment of civil servants, which is aimed at allowing the ministry to launch ...
F-15K pilot named Best Pilot of 2022
Republic of Korea Air Force Maj. Won Joong-sik from the 122nd Fighter Squadron of the 11th Fighter Wing has been named the Best Pilot of 2022, according to the military branch. The Air Force on Tuesday held an award ceremony at its headquarters in Gyeryongdae, South Chungcheong Province, presided over by Chief of Staff Gen. Jeong Seung-hwa.
Yoon lauds Samsung's massive investment plan in South Chungcheong Province
President Yoon Suk Yeol on Tuesday hailed Samsung Display's announced investment of 4.1 trillion won ($3.1 billion) in its manufacturing plant in Asan, South Chungcheong Province, by 2026, a move that is expected to create 26,000 jobs in the region. The display-making affiliate of Samsung Electronics unveiled the investment plan aimed at ramping up production capacity of orga...
Two Koreas take opposing sides in Ukraine war
South Korea and North Korea have positioned themselves on opposite sides of the protracted war in Ukraine, with the South supporting Kyiv and the North siding with Moscow. The calculated involvements of the two Koreas in the war taking place more than 6,500 kilometers away from the Korean Peninsula reflect their own geopolitical interests, according to analysts.
Opposition lawmakers consider visit to Fukushima Prefecture this week
Some lawmakers of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) are planning to travel to Fukushima Prefecture later this week, as part of efforts to deter Japan's planned release of radioactive wastewater from the tsunami-stricken Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
North Korea likely to heighten provocations in April
North Korea is expected to continue escalating provocations this month in connection with major political events in Pyongyang, as well as in protest of President Yoon Suk Yeol's state visit to the United States slated for April 26. Enhancing preparedness for possible North Korean aggression, the South Korean military will hold a trilateral naval drill with the U.S. and Japan ...
Koreans warned against making inappropriate videos in Thailand
The Korean Embassy in Thailand has recently warned Korean YouTubers against uploading inappropriate content while traveling in the Southeast Asian country, specifically any content that includes the sexual harassment of local women.
Yoon gov't disputes Japanese media's claims about summit
Recent reports by Japanese media claim that Fukushima's radioactive wastewater, wartime sex slavery and Dokdo were discussed during President Yoon Suk Yeol's recent visit to Tokyo, putting the president in an uncomfortable position.
Children, pregnant women executed, tortured in North Korea: report
Extrajudicial executions, torture and state censorship of expression and media are some of the commonplace human rights violations in North Korea, according to a report unveiled by the South Korean Ministry of Unification, Thursday.
US ambassador highlights extended deterrence in countering NK nuclear threats
The United States will continue to build extended deterrence and show its ironclad commitment to South Korea's security amid North Korea's growing provocations, according to U.S. Ambassador to Seoul Philip Goldberg, Thursday. He made the remarks during the 12th ROK-U.S. Alliance Forum, hosted by the Korea-U.S. Alliance Foundation (KUSAF) and the Korea Defense Veterans Associa...