North Korea agreed during rare talks on Monday to send a 140-strong orchestra to perform during the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, Seoul said, amid easing tensions after a months-long standoff over the North’s weapons programs.
U.S. allies Japan and South Korea urged China to do more to get North Korea to end its nuclear and missile programmes, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said on Tuesday amid a tense standoff between North Korea and the United States.
South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions on 18 North Koreans on Monday, barring any financial transactions between those sanctioned and any South Koreans, as part of international efforts to dry up Pyongyang’s illegal cash flows.
Vietnam imported petroleum mainly from the ASEAN and South Korea in the first seven months of 2017, which together accounted for 90 per cent of the imports.
PSNews - The Republic of Korea Embassy in Vietnam has started loosening visa procedures for Vietnamese citizens from July 10.
Ousted South Korean President Park Geun Hye left the presidential Blue House on Sunday (March 12) evening and headed for her private home in the capital, Seoul, the official Yonhap news agency said.
South Korean women will be the first in the world to have an average life expectancy above 90, a study suggests.
South Korea’s ruling conservative Saenuri Party on Monday sought to revive political talk about President Park Geun-hye’s voluntary early departure in April, amid expectations that the fate of her presidency is most likely to be decided next month.
On the occasion of the 25 years Vietnam-Korean relation celebration (1992-1997), the Korean Culture Center and the Department of Art, Photography and Exhibition, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism with the support of Hansea Group organize the 2nd art contest for Vietnamese young painters.
Seoul is now claiming that it needs its own nukes as a safeguard to warlike moves by Pyongyang.
Earlier this month South Korea proposed military talks with the North. The formal initiative from Seoul's new government could lead to the first high-level discussions between the rival states since 2015.