Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture opens multipurpose theater, SFAC Theater QUAD
Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (SFAC) opened a public multipurpose theater called SFAC Theater QUAD in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Wednesday. Located on the basement floor of the newly refurbished SFAC Daehakro Center, QUAD is...
Yoon, Biden to hold summit in Seoul on May 21
Incoming President Yoon Suk-yeol will hold his first summit with U.S. President Joe Biden in Seoul on May 21.
Possibility of Yoon-Biden summit in May arises
U.S. President Joe Biden plans to visit Japan next month to attend a Quad meeting, leading to a possibility that he could stop in Seoul for a summit with Yoon Suk-yeol shortly after his inauguration as Korea's new president.
Blinken calls on NATO members to cooperate with Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on NATO members Tuesday to deepen their cooperation with U.S. allies in the Asia-Pacific region, including South Korea — a move which could push American allies closer against emerging systemic challenges
Don’t look to China
We often become slaves to a fixed idea. The mistake is seen in the debate over joining the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad), the loose four-nation Indo-Pacific alliance. Currently, the belief that the Quad is a security...
Moon decries int'l hoarding of vaccines
Some countries are neglecting international Covid-19 cooperation and hoarding vaccines, President Moon Jae-in said, in what appeared to be an indirect jab at Washington ahead of a summit with U.S. President Joe Biden next month.
The Quad dilemma
South Korea faces the dilemma of whether it should join the Quadrilateral Coalition, comprised of the United States, Japan, Australia, and India, to contain China after the first summit among the four leaders of those countries...
Thaad fallout needs to serve as a “wakeup call” for Seoul: Daalder
An upcoming visit by the top U.S. diplomat and defense chief to Seoul this week is a sign that the Joe Biden administration “wants to repair the relationship with its most important allies,” said Ivo Daalder, president of the Chicago Council.
Chinese foreign minister warns against regional division
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged against ideological divisions in the region in his first phone call with new South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong Tuesday evening.
New foreign minister beats drum of peace with North
New Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong said Tuesday that complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula is a goal shared between Seoul and Washington and a “key task that cannot be delayed any further.”