The United States proposed talks with North Korea to discuss humanitarian assistance in the wake of Covid-19, according to a diplomatic source.
The United Nations and South Korea say they are ready to help North Korea recover from heavy flooding this month, but Pyongyang remains publicly tight-lipped about reaching out for assistance, instead stressing self-reliance through its state media.
South Korea on Thursday approved a plan to provide $10 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea through a UN-affiliated international organization.
Communities in extreme poverty have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with a global population four times the size of Korea not knowing whether they can put food on the table tomorrow, according to Siobhan Tracey, a spokesperson for Concern...
State-run Korea Development Bank (KDB) and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Eximbank) on Monday agreed to provide 1.2 trillion won ($978 million) in additional support for Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction.
Korea sent 2 million face masks to the United States for emergency assistance as a part of joint efforts to respond to the coronavirus pandemic on Monday. The Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the mask delivery