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Moon: Blocking Koreas’ separated families from being reunited is wrong

Moon: Blocking Koreas’ separated families from being reunited is wrong

Seoul: President Moon Jae-in said his administration will keep doing its best to create opportunities for separated families in the two Koreas to be reunited as often as possible. He was speaking in a special KBS program on the issue of family members residing on the other side of the border following the 1950-53 Korean […]

Moon’s regional tour injects fresh vigor into his New Southern Policy Diplomacy

Moon’s regional tour injects fresh vigor into his New Southern Policy Diplomacy

Vientiane: South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s campaign to reinforce Seoul’s strategic partnerships with Southeast Asian nations has gained fresh momentum this week, as he made a fruitful tour of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos, Cheong Wa Dae aides said Friday. Moon made a pitch for the New Southern Policy less than three months ahead of a […]

Moon urges North Korea, other parties to seize rare dialogue opportunity

Moon urges North Korea, other parties to seize rare dialogue opportunity

Seoul: President Moon Jae-in on Monday called on North Korea and the United States to seize the current chance to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace, as Seoul and Washington are wrapping up their combined military drills. The allies kicked off the “command-post” exercise on August 5. In response, North Korea demonstrated its own firepower with […]

S. Korea: new home permits down 9 pct in H1

S. Korea: new home permits down 9 pct in H1

New home permits in South Korea dropped 9.2 percent in the first half of the year, the government said Tuesday, amid toughened regulations on the housing market. Construction permits issued for new homes came to 226,594 in the first six months of the year compared with 249,505 the same period a year ago, according to […]

Moon urges innovative growth to counter Japan’s trade pressure

Moon urges innovative growth to counter Japan’s trade pressure

President Moon Jae-in said Monday his government will redouble its push for innovative growth in South Korea’s manufacturing sector, especially by nurturing globally competitive startups, as part of a long-term response to Japan’s trade pressure. He pointed out that Tokyo’s export restrictions have added to the economic troubles facing Asia’s fourth-largest economy amid the exacerbation […]

Moon warns Japan will suffer more damage from export curbs against S. Korea

Moon warns Japan will suffer more damage from export curbs against S. Korea

President Moon Jae-in on Monday vowed not to succumb to Japan’s economic pressure, warning that the neighboring country will suffer greater economic damage should their trade stand-off continue. He stressed that Tokyo’s tougher export restrictions, which target firms here, will be counterproductive and eventually backfire due to the “united power” of all South Korean people. […]

Seoul seeks US backing over trade war

Seoul seeks US backing over trade war

Calls are growing for the United States to intervene in the deepening trade friction between South Korea and Japan after Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe imposed new restrictions on exports that could hurt South Korea’s tech industry. Thoughts are that if tensions continue to escalate, cooperation outside bilateral economic relations such as coordinating “in efforts […]

Moon: Gov’t to spend 849 bln won for information security

Moon: Gov’t to spend 849 bln won for information security

President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday his administration will spend 848.5 billion won (US$718 million) by 2022 to bolster information security. “By strengthening the foundation of information protection, (the government) will protect the core infrastructure of the Fourth Industrial Revolution era such as big data, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things,” he said in a speech […]

Seoul hopes DMZ meeting will serve as ‘turning point’ in denuclearization, advance cross-border ties

Seoul hopes DMZ meeting will serve as ‘turning point’ in denuclearization, advance cross-border ties

The historic meeting held at the inter-Korean border between the leaders of the two Koreas and the United States will serve as a “turning point” in nuclear talks and contribute to advancing inter-Korean relations, the unification ministry said Monday. On Sunday, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a one-on-one meeting […]

Moon, Modi seek synergy between their signature regional strategies

Moon, Modi seek synergy between their signature regional strategies

The leaders of South Korea and India agreed Friday to step up efforts for synergy between their key diplomatic strategies aimed at broadening partnerships with more countries in Asia. President Moon Jae-in and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had bilateral talks in Osaka on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit. “They discussed ways for […]

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