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The National Assembly convened a plenary session late Monday to deal with pending bills including contentious proposals on new electoral rules and a prosecution overhaul amid fierce protests from the...
CHENGDU, China, Dec. 23 (Yonhap) -- The leaders of South Korea and China agreed Monday to expedite talks on supplementing a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), Cheong Wa Dae said....
CHENGDU/ BEIJING, Dec. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a unified message to North Korea and the United States on Monday that...
Omani Ambassador Mohamed Al Harthy received an honorary Seoul citizenship in recognition of his efforts to foster relations between the two countries, the Oman Embassy said Monday.Al Harthy started his...
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- The hustle and bustle of Bangladesh, one of the fastest-growing economies worldwide, can be seen throughout the capital of Dhaka, where multiple infrastructure projects are underway, including...
KHULNA, Bangladesh -- Bombarded with mobile messages, emails and social media posts, an adventure in Mother Nature is a popular choice for many travelers seeking to escape.The Sundarbans, the largest...
South Korea's No. 1 internet portal Naver Corp. said Monday that its Japanese messaging app provider Line Corp. signed a formal contract to merge with internet portal Yahoo Japan Corp.Under...
 The number of people who own more than 10 homes in South Korea climbed to a new high last year, marking a turnaround from a slight drop the previous year,...
Addressing the need to protect endangered animals, SK Telecom on Monday released its latest campaign to promote the concept of a zoo without animals using its advanced media technologies. Adopting...
Kukje Gallery’s Busan venue is holding a solo exhibition of Daniel Boyd, featuring 11 convex-dot paintings based on historical photos that Boyd has come across in different sources, from family...
The Consumer Electronics Show -- the world’s largest annual tech event -- is usually a platform to showcase next-generation TVs, refrigerators and washing machines, but the latest edition will see...
Thirteen senior figures who worked in the fields of science and technology under past governments urged the current administration last Thursday to reverse its nuclear phase-out policy.They are eight former...
Some leaders in the US are intent on reviving the old dream of high-speed rail. Sen. Bernie Sanders is proposing $607 billion for a new high-speed train network as part...
Plenty of companies have raised billions of dollars by selling themselves as tech unicorns rather than firms in traditional businesses -- for example, taxi services or office rentals. Regulators have...
South Korea experiences frequent shifts in culinary trends. One year there was a focus on the health benefits of yams, another there was a rush to flavor everything with the...
S-Oil has awarded a total of 70 million won ($60,261) to six maritime police officers at a ceremony in Songdo, Incheon, the company said Monday. At the awards ceremony, S-Oil...
In order to carry forward financial innovation next year, it is crucial to induce market funds into innovative industries, instead of the oversupplied housing mortgage sector, according to the top...
 India leads the world in pollution-linked deaths followed by China and Nigeria, according to a report that estimated the global impact of contaminants in the air, water and workplace. The...
President Donald Trump’s all-but-certain acquittal in his impending Senate impeachment trial will likely embolden him in all sorts of ways, some more frightening than others. One deal he will be...
Three years ago, Donald Trump’s victory in the United States’ presidential election triggered a search for explanations of what is still a shocking outcome. One immediately came to dominate: His...
WEST PALM BEACH (AP) -- President Donald Trump complained Saturday about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's delayed transmission of the articles of impeachment to the Senate, which may delay a trial...
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump touted a "very good talk" Friday with Xi Jinping on a deal to resolve their trade war, while Chinese media said Xi had complained about...
With the Seoul Light Festival underway at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, the Seoul Design Foundation hosted a forum Friday, discussing how art should evolve in the era of artificial intelligence....
Coex Aquarium announced this week the birth of a baby Humboldt penguin, marking the first time a Korean facility has succeeded in natural breeding for a fourth straight generation.The newly...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress has headed home for the holidays leaving plans and a possible timeline for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in disarray.Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted Thursday...
The history of Seoul dates back nearly 2,000 years, but citizens and visitors alike find it difficult to imagine what life here must have been like just half a century...
Special dinner buffet and afternoon tea at Four Points by Sheraton Seoul, Gangnam The hotel’s restaurant, Evolution, will provide special dinner buffets only for three days, on Dec. 24, 25...
Part of the joy of the Yuletide season is visiting Christmas markets. Although not as grand as those found in some European cities, Seoul has places where one can shop...
 The former Portuguese colony of Macao on Friday marks the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese rule under the “one country, two systems” principle also in place in Hong...
SHANGHAI (AFP) -- Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has been deleted from Chinese versions of the popular Pro Evolution Soccer mobile game, the title's China distributor has said, as the fallout...
South Korea and the United States brought in updated interceptor missiles onto a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile base in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province in a surprise...
The government is closely watching the escalating U.S.-China conflict and analyzing the possible impact on Korea, the nation's top diplomat said Thursday. "We are well aware of domestic concerns about...
Yoon Mee-hyang, an activist-turned-lawmaker, denied allegations of misappropriating funds during her years as head of a civic group purportedly advocating for Korean victims of Japan's wartime sex slavery, during a...
Amid rising concerns over new COVID-19 cases linked to e-commerce giant Coupang's logistics centers, the virus was detected on a computer keyboard, mouse and laptop commonly used by its employees...
Lee Yang-ho, who served as minister of national defense during the Kim Young-sam administration, died of natural causes on May 28. He was 83. Born in North Chungcheong Province in...