[Newsmaker] Seongnam mayor touts blue-collar background
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[Newsmaker] Seongnam mayor touts blue-collar background

In a move to distinguish himself from key rivals in the upcoming presidential race, Seongnam Mayor Lee Jae-myung of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea chose to…

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Park seen buying time in impeachment trial
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Park seen buying time in impeachment trial

As the President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment trial gains speed, Park’s lawyers again applied for a long list of witnesses in an apparent attempt to delay the proceedings on…

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Ex-minister says ex-presidential chief of staff orchestrated artist blacklist
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Ex-minister says ex-presidential chief of staff orchestrated artist blacklist

South Korea’s ex-culture minister said Monday a former presidential chief of staff was behind the creation and management of a blacklist of cultural figures deemed critical of the…

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Export registration becomes faster
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Export registration becomes faster

Export registration can now be done online. The Korea Customs Service announced that it introduced on Jan. 16 a new online export registration system where exporters can submit…

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Pyongyang, Washington at odds over longer-range missiles
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Pyongyang, Washington at odds over longer-range missiles

A high-stakes survival game appears to be unfolding between the United States and North Korea, as Washington pushes to bolster its missile defense capabilities in the face of…

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Park mentioned friend’s daughter in ordering new sports programs:ex-vice minister
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Park mentioned friend’s daughter in ordering new sports programs:ex-vice minister

President Park Geun-hye cited her friend’s daughter as an example of a young and gifted athlete as she ordered the establishment of programs to train emerging sportspeople, a…

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[Graphic News] US forces in South Korea
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[Graphic News] US forces in South Korea

    Article source: http://view.koreaherald.com/kh/view.php?ud=20170123000608

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Bareun Party elects first leader
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Bareun Party elects first leader

The new conservative Bareun Party elected its first leader Monday, a day before its official launch since spinning off from the ruling Saenuri Party. Fifth-term lawmaker Rep. Choung…

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‘Indonesia is transforming business climate with reforms’
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‘Indonesia is transforming business climate with reforms’

One of the first things Indonesian Ambassador John Aristianto Prasetio did upon starting his post in Korea was streamlining the visa application process at the embassy. Prasetio also…

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Literature translation bridges ancient Georgia, modern Korea
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Literature translation bridges ancient Georgia, modern Korea

The Georgian Embassy in Seoul honored a scholar last week for translating a literary masterpiece and smoothing cultural exchanges between Georgia and Korea. Georgian Ambassador to Korea Nikoloz…

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