Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Juventus look to expand in Asia

Milan - Italian champions Juventus announced on Wednesday that they have opened a new branch in Hong Kong as the ...

China slowdown to hit banks in Asian developed markets most: Fitch

Singapore, Aug 21 (ANI): Banks in Asia's trade-dependent developed markets will face the most pressure on their credit profiles in ...

Everyone's Ready to Resume Talks, Except North Korea

SEOUL - Lee Juhyun contributed to this report.The latest round of U.S.-South Korean military exercises have finished. The top U.S. ...

U.S. Envoy To North Korea Turns Down Russian Ambassadorship

U.S. special envoy to North Korea Stephen Biegun said on August 21 that he had declined the post of ambassador ...

Envoy Says US Ready to Restart North Korea Nuclear Talks

U.S. envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun says the Trump administration is ready to resume stalled negotiations over North Korea's ...

US Marines Chief Acknowledges Worries on Japan-Korean Ties

TOKYO - Gen. David Berger, the new U.S. Marines commandant, acknowledged Wednesday that he is concerned about deteriorating relations between ...

In South Korea, a Small But Notable Backlash Against Trump

SEOUL - It's no secret U.S. President Donald Trump can sometimes be nicer to his country's perceived enemies than its ...

ASEAN, India join public diplomacy program in Korea

Aspiring leaders from ASEAN, India and Korea are visiting Seoul and Busan from Aug. 18 to 23 as part of ...

Will Kim Jong-un attend ASEAN summit?

Korea will host the Korea-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) special summit in the port city of Busan on Nov. ...

(ASEAN INTERVIEW SERIES) Should Kim Jong-un be invited to ASEAN-Korea summit?

With a little more than three months left before the ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit in Busan, the question of inviting North ...

Latvia speeds up campaign on 5G, digital technology

High-speed internet and digital technology have been among the selling points of Latvia highlighted by its embassy in Korea after ...

Libyan holds foreign powers responsible for political unrest

We are the charge d'affaires and staff of the Embassy of Libya in Seoul, the Republic of Korea. The Libyan ...

S. Korea summons Japanese diplomat over possible Fukushima plant water discharge

South Korea called in a Japanese diplomat on Monday to demand Tokyo address growing public concern over its reported plan ...

Lawmaker calls for import ban on processed foods from Fukushima

South Korea banned all seafood imports from eight Japanese prefectures near Fukushima in 2013 on concerns over their radiation levels ...

Safety fear leads to evacuation of apartment residents

Nearly 100 residents from 30 households in a 28-year-old apartment building in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, were forced to leave the ...

Roller coaster tragedy

Police officers inspect a roller coaster at E-World theme park in Daegu, Monday, on which a 24-year-old part-time worker lost ...

Deadly humidifier sterilizers also used in barracks

Hazardous humidifier sterilizers were used at military camps here for about 12 years, and soldiers who served in the military ...

Hold on to wallets while touring in Turkey

Chung, 35, encountered an unpleasant experience in July while traveling around Turkey on an INTERPARK Tour package, one of the ...

Former Korea Times managing editor dies

Kim Yong-koo, a former managing editor of The Korea Times, passed away, Monday. He was 90. He worked as an ...

Seoul summons Japanese diplomat over plans for Fukushima radioactive water

Seoul's Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned a Japanese diplomat on Monday to request Tokyo's official answer for its possible plan ...

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U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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