President Moon Jae-in named Kang Sung-kook, a former judge, as new vice justice minister, said the Blue House Tuesday.
President Moon Jae-in has issued an ultimatum to Japan, saying he will consider a meeting with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the Olympics only if a substantial agenda is set.
Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki, right, and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva exchange a fist bump before holding talks in Venice, Italy on July 10.
Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook asked Gen. Paul LaCamera, the new commander of the U.S. Forces Korea, to help speed along the transfer of wartime operational control (Opcon) from the United States to Korea, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
Korea and Indonesia agreed Friday to closely cooperate to proceed smoothly with their joint KF-21 fighter jet development project, in a visit to Jakarta by Seoul’s top diplomat.
On Wednesday, Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said that the budget would be 30 trillion won, which is what the DP has been pushing.
Sung Kim, the U.S. nuclear envoy, told President Moon Jae-in that he will do his “utmost to resume dialogue between North Korea and the United States” in a visit to the Blue House Tuesday.
Unification Minister Lee In-young has put a plan to visit the United States this month on hold considering uncertainty over inter-Korean relations, a ministry official said Tuesday.
The governmen targets 1,000 suppliers of parts for the cars of the future by 2030. It also hopes Korea can become one of the top five developers of new types of drugs in the world.
Slovenia is set to open its embassy to Korea “in the coming weeks,” the Central European country’s foreign minister said Monday in his first visit to Seoul, in an effort to enhance exchanges ahead of 30 years of diplomatic relations.