Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met briefly with Japanese Emperor Naruhito after the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony Friday and discussed the need to improve Korea-Japan ties, according to diplomatic sources Sunday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was elevated to the position of general secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, state media reported Monday.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said a Joe Biden presidency could return the United States to multilateralism and combatting climate change.
In the final days leading up to a second round of votes to select the next head of the World Trade Organization (WTO), President Moon Jae-in made a series of diplomatic overtures to support the bid of Korea’s trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee.
The coronavirus pandemic essentially had the entire sporting world on hold by mid-March this year. Two months later, on May 5, Korea's KBO became one of the very first competitive leagues to start playing anywhere in the world.