Heavyweight politicians and members of the general public are lambasting a Seoul district court’s dismissal of a lawsuit by 85 Korean victims of wartime forced labor and their families against 16 Japanese companies.
World leaders adopted the Seoul Declaration at the second P4G Summit Monday, recognizing the climate crisis as a global threat and highlighting the international community’s commitment to achieving green growth through public-private partnerships.
A video clip introducing the venue of the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit screened at its opening ceremony Sunday showed a map of Pyongyang instead of Seoul, raising some controversy.
President Moon Jae-in on Friday brought Park Soo-hyun, his first presidential spokesman, back to the Blue House by appointing him as senior secretary for public communications.
“Why does the government do this to me? I didn’t do anything wrong to them. I just lived as I was told, but have been betrayed by the government.”
The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a resolution Wednesday welcoming President Moon Jae-in and describing the Korea-U.S. alliance as a “linchpin” for peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
The retro trend has hit the food industry, in particular the sweet world of desserts, with consumers showing preferences for traditional Korean treats as opposed to the once popular French macarons and American cheesecake.
U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said that Washington’s policy toward Pyongyang is not aimed at “hostility,” stressing that the Joe Biden administration is prepared to engage in diplomacy with North Korea.
A day after the United States announced it will not seek a "grand bargain" in denuclearization negotiations with North Korea and pursue a “calibrated” diplomacy, Pyongyang ratcheted up its bellicose rhetoric lambasting Washington and Seoul Sunday.
Korea plans to sell 14.5 trillion won ($13 billion) in state bonds next month, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.