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S. Korea, U.S. to join hands for lunar lander payload development

S. Korea, U.S. to join hands for lunar lander payload development

South Korea and the United States agreed to work together to develop a mission payload for a lunar lander, the science ministry said Tuesday. The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) agreed to form a partnership for prospective space programs and exploration platforms, according to the […]

Samsung postpones release of Galaxy Fold in U.S. market

Samsung postpones release of Galaxy Fold in U.S. market

Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it has decided to postpone the release of its Galaxy Fold smartphone in the United States due to problems found with the folding screen and related mechanism. The South Korean tech giant, which originally planned to start selling the world’s first foldable smartphone on Friday, said the initial market […]

Samsung says Galaxy Fold preorders fully booked in U.S.

Samsung says Galaxy Fold preorders fully booked in U.S.

Samsung Electronics Co. started preorders for the Galaxy Fold in the United States but closed it due to limited supplies and high demand for the new device, the South Korean electronics maker said Monday. Samsung said it started accepting reservations for advance orders of its first foldable device for American consumers Friday but stopped a […]

A Difficult Year for Iran

A Difficult Year for Iran

2019 would be a very difficult and of course crucial year for the president Hassan Rouhani. The New Year in Iran is celebrated on March 21 with the onset of spring from ancient and pre-Islamic time. Many Christians are now living in Iran and due to the respect Muslims have for Christ, Christmas and New […]

China urges US to bring economic ties back on track

China urges US to bring economic ties back on track

The new accusations against China made by the United States in the update of the Section 301 investigation are in disregard of the facts and totally unacceptable, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said on Thursday. China is deeply concerned with the new accusations, and urges the U.S. to stop making statements or moves that are […]

Trump must consult with Seoul over any actions on N. Korea

Trump must consult with Seoul over any actions on N. Korea

The U.S. Donald Trump administration must have prior consultation with Seoul before taking any confrontational actions concerning North Korea, including launching a preemptive strike, South Korean politicians said. The politicians, including presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), said Seoul is directly involved in the North Korean issue, noting that any […]

S. Korea to tackle potential risks from Trump’s victory: finance minister

S. Korea to tackle potential risks from Trump’s victory: finance minister

South Korea’s finance minister said Wednesday that Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election is feared to send a shockwave through the global financial market and his government will stand firm to deal with possible risks. “It is inevitable that the world financial market will feel the impact from the victory of Donald […]

Next US president and N. Korea

Next US president and N. Korea

Tong Kim – The Korea Times South Korea and the United States have failed miserably to stop North Korea from developing a nuclear weapon and the delivery system for it, particularly during the past seven years and eight months under the Barack Obama presidency and the two conservative South Korean presidents ― Lee Myung-bak and […]

US military’s largest overseas base under construction in Pyeongtaek, Korea

US military’s largest overseas base under construction in Pyeongtaek, Korea

The U.S. military is in the final stage of construction on what is set to be its largest overseas base located in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province. If finished on schedule in 2017, the base will accommodate approximately 42,000 soldiers and their families. The site was first opened up to the media on Dec. 10 while engineers […]

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