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Ethiopian Airlines CEO re-appointed to IATA board of governors

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has announced that its Group CEO Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) meets with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un in the border village of Panmunjom on April, 27, 2018. (Xinhua/Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps)

S. Korea Might be Inviting DPRK leader to ASEAN Summit

South Korea's presidential Blue House has said that it will consider inviting Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) meets with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un in the border village of Panmunjom on April, 27, 2018. (Xinhua/Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps)

S. Korea and DPRK to Discuss video reunions of Split families

South Korea's unification ministry in charge of inter-Korean affairs said Wednesday that it was preparing to consult with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea...
In this photo provided by Vietnam News Agency, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un (R F) arrives at Dong Dang railway station in Lang Son Province, Vietnam, on Feb. 26, 2019. Kim arrived in Vietnam Tuesday morning by train for his first official visit to the country and the second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, Vietnam News Agency reported. (Xinhua)

S. Korea Leader Demands Continued Support for DPRK-US Talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in expressed hope on Monday that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States could continue their...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) meets with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un in the border village of Panmunjom on April, 27, 2018. (Xinhua/Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps)

S. Korea Erases in Defense White Paper Reference to DPRK as “Enemy”

South Korea's military has deleted its reference to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) as an "enemy" in the latest defense white paper...
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South Korea fines German luxury automaker BMW US$10 million

South Korea's transportation ministry on Monday fined German luxury automaker BMW 11.2 billion won (10 million U.S. dollars) for allegedly trying to cover up...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) and top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un hold their second summit at the DPRK side of the border village of Panmunjom, on May 26, 2018. (Xinhua/Blue House)

S. Korean Leader Affirms Kim and Trump Preparedness to Hold to Sit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday confirmed the willingness of Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK),...
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DPRK’s Talks with Seoul Halted and Could cancel proposed meeting with Trump

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) said early Wednesday that it would suspend high-level talks with South Korea infinitely and threatened to withdraw...
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8 Journalists from South Korea called to witness DPRKs nuke test site destruction

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) invited eight South Korean journalists to witness the dismantling of its northeastern nuclear test site, Seoul's unification...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) meets with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un in the border village of Panmunjom on April 27, 2018. Moon Jae-in arrived Friday morning in the border village of Panmunjom for his first summit with Kim Jong Un. (Xinhua/Inter-Korean Summit Press Corps)

S. Korea Welcomes DPRK’s Promise to Disassemble Nuclear Test Site

South Korea's presidential Blue House on Sunday hailed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s pledge to dismantle its nuclear test site. Kim Eui-kyeom, spokesman...
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DPRK withdraws loudspeakers from its border with S. Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was removing propaganda loudspeakers from the border area with South Korea in a bid to enforce the...
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S. Korean leader implores parliament deals quickly with Panmunjom Declaration

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday stressed the need for a rapid ratification of the Panmunjom Declaration in the parliament, calling for a...
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DPRK nuclear test site to close in May

Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), said his country will openly close its main nuclear test site...
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Lasting peace can be reached on Korean Peninsula if history is refreshed

Top leader Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is to cross the military demarcation line on Friday for a...
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Park Geun-hye to serve 24 years jail term for corruption

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced the impeached President Park Geun-hye to 24 years in jail and fined her 18 billion won (17...

S.Korean ambassador to China, close aide to President Moon

Noh Young-min, the first South Korean ambassador to China under the government of President Moon Jae-in who took office in May, left for Beijing...
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AfDB and Korea Prepares for 2018 Annual Meetings

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of Korea have officially launched preparations for the Bank’s 2018 Annual Meetings, to be held...
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Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for corruption charges

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, an heir apparent of Samsung Group, the country's biggest family-run conglomerate,...
Demonstrators attend a protest against the deployment of THAAD in Seoul, South Korea, on June 24, 2017. Thousands of South Korean protestors against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in their homeland took to the streets in central Seoul to demand the reversal of the installation decision. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

Anti-THAAD demonstrators besiege U.S. embassy in South Korea

Thousands of South Korean protestors against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in their homeland took to the streets...
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Revised THAAD Deployment Plan could yield results – S. Korea official

South Korea's presidential Blue House said Friday that plan to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) had been revised to bring...
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Suspected DPRK drone spies on THAAD site – South Korean military

A South Korean military source has said that a suspected drone of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was found last week...
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South Korean residents, peace activists demand complete retreat of THAAD

South Korean residents and peace activists on Thursday demanded the complete retreat of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile interception system...
A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017. North Korea on Monday fired four banned ballistic missiles

DPRK test-fires “multiple” missiles – military

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) launched several projectiles Thursday morning, local media quoted the South Korea's military as saying. The...
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South Korean president orders investigation into four THAAD launchers delivery

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the unauthorized delivery of four more mobile launchers to the country, chief presidential...
Moon Jae-in of the liberal Minjoo Party waves during a celebration event in Seoul, South Korea, on May 9, 2017. Liberal candidate Moon Jae-in of the Minjoo Party said Tuesday that South Korea's presidential election is "a great victory of great people" after most of local media outlets viewed his victory as assured. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin) (zf)

Moon Jae-in, South Korea’s new president

Moon Jae-in was elected as South Korea's 19th president, winning a sweeping victory over his conservative and centrist rivals by a wide margin. ...
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Major candidates of S.Korean presidential election

South Korea is set to hold a presidential by-election Tuesday as former President Park Geun-hye was impeached and arrested in March over corruption allegations. ...
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South Korea denies Trump’s comments on THAAD costs

South Korea on Friday denied U.S. President Donald Trump's comments about the cost of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense...
Park Geun-hye

Park Geun-hye, from 1st S.Korean female president to 1st ousted leader

Impeached President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was permanently removed from office on Friday as the constitutional court upheld the impeachment motion. ...

Samsung posts its Q1 Profits on chips, display sales

Samsung Electronics posted the second-biggest operating profit in its history thanks to robust demand for semiconductors and display panels, a regulatory filing showed on...

Samsung Electronics post second biggest operating profit in Q1

Samsung Electronics on Thursday posted the second biggest operating profit in the first quarter of this year thanks to robust demand for semiconductors. ...