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Global policy-makers get master's in Korea
Aug 25, 2016
Public officers studying environmental policy in Korea pose for a photo. Some 50 officials from across the world are studying for their master's as part of a scholarship program from the Ministry of Environment. They discussed global environmental issues and Korea's environmental...

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'Firm and solid action in response' to any provocation ...
Aug 25, 2016
President Park Geun-hye listens to an explanation about how unmanned aerial surveillance vehicles operate during a visit to a central battalion of frontline troops as part of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises on Aug. 24. "Probable threats." North Korea's nucl...

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Korea, China, Japan to meet in Jeju
Aug 25, 2016
Leaders from Korea, China and Japan will convene on Jeju Island this weekend to enhance trilateral exchanges in the arts, sports and other cultural activities. The eighth Korea-China-Japan Culture Ministers' Meeting on Aug. 27 and 28 will be attended by Minister of Culture, ...

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Korea, China, Japan: top diplomats reaffirm commitment
Aug 25, 2016
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se (left) and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi shake hands during talks held on the sidelines of the eighth Trilateral Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Tokyo on Aug. 24. Foreign ministers from South Korea and China have vowed to work to bring ...

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North Korea's obsession with nuclear weapons developmen...
Aug 24, 2016
North Korea's obsession with nuclear weapons development will only hasten the country's self-destruction, South Korea's foreign ministry said Wednesday, denouncing the communist country's latest test-firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM). Pyongyang fired the SL...

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N. Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile: Seoul
Aug 24, 2016
North Korea on Wednesday test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in waters off its east coast, the South Korean military said, in an apparent show of defiance against the ongoing military drill between Seoul and Washington. North Korea launched the missile from w...

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S. Korea, China, Japan vow to lead global efforts again...
Aug 24, 2016
The top diplomats of South Korea, China and Japan on Wednesday vowed to spearhead global efforts against North Korea's continued missile provocations as they held a trilateral meeting to discuss cooperation and other pending issues of mutual concern. The talks, held in Tokyo earl...

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Korea works on port development, marine hygiene with UN...
Aug 24, 2016
Korean port experts look around the terminal at Santo Tomas de Castilla in Guatemala in 2015 as they work on developing a master plan for the port's development. Korea has recently announced a partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pac...

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Korea, Uzbekistan join hands on e-gov't, public adminis...
Aug 24, 2016
Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov stated that, "Korean experts played a key role in giving Uzbekistan a 20-step boost on the United Nation's E-Government Development Index," during a meeting on Aug. 17 in Tashkent with the Korean Minister of the Interior Hong Yun-sik. The pres...

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Vietnam, Morocco, India tap into Korean development
Aug 23, 2016
As part of a training program administered by the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, a group of Vietnamese government officials visits the Samsung Innovation Museum on Aug. 8 and tries on some virtual reality headsets. Korea is expanding its cooperation with partner ...