Korea's exports to the so-called New Southern and Northern regions are likely to touch all-time highs in 2021 on Seoul's efforts to deepen economic ties with those regions, the trade ministry said Monday.
Korea and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have agreed to address sticky issues in customs procedures for better implementation of their free trade agreement (FTA), the finance ministry said Monday.
The Campus Asia, a cross-border student mobility program among Korea, Japan and China, has been expanded to include Southeast Asian countries and designated 20 project groups, education authorities said Tuesday.
President Moon Jae-in urged an “inclusive recovery” from the Covid-19 pandemic, especially stressing health and climate change cooperation with Southeast Asia, in a virtual summit with the leaders of Asean countries, China and Japan Wednesday.
Korea will provide an additional $5 million to the Asean Response Fund for Covid-19 to speed along vaccination and strengthen the global supply chain to contribute to Southeast Asia's economic recovery, said President Moon Jae-in Tuesday.
Products from Malaysia are display at the Korea-Asean & India Business Week 2021 exhibition held at COEX in Gangnam, southern Seoul, on Tuesday.
Seoul will hold its summertime joint military exercise with Washington starting Aug. 16 as planned, but with fewer troops taking part because of the Covid-19 situation, said military sources here Sunday.
Korea’s finance minister called for cooperation among Korea, China and Japan to avoid uneven economic recovery in the region and downside risks that may emerge.
The Korea Foundation is screening 15 films for free next month as part of its “On:tact 2021 ASEAN Cinema Week.” The films which saw popularity in Asean nations will be available for online viewers via Naver TV's “Asean Cinema Week” from March 12 to..
The Asean-Korea Centre presents small objects for those who miss traveling at the Asean Culture and Tourism Pavilion set up at Arc N Book by Seoul City Hall in central Seoul.