January 27, 2021

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Chinese president supports denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

Questions rise over timing of Moon-Xi phone conversation  By Do Je-hae   Chinese President Xi Jinping showed

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

Questions rise over timing of Moon-Xi phone conversation  By Do Je-hae   Chinese President Xi Jinping showed

Main opposition seeks to summon Bolton to FM's confirmation hearing

By Kang Seung-woo  The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) is exploring ways to invite former U.S.

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

By Kang Seung-woo  The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) is exploring ways to invite former U.S.

Ex-CIA and North Korea expert Jung Park named deputy assistant secretary for East Asia

Jung Pak, a former Central Intelligence Agency official and North Korea expert, said Tuesday she has been named new deputy

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

Jung Pak, a former Central Intelligence Agency official and North Korea expert, said Tuesday she has been named new deputy

Constitutional petition filed against 'punitive' alternative military service law

A conscientious objector, now carrying out his alternative military service as a prison staff member under the current law after

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

A conscientious objector, now carrying out his alternative military service as a prison staff member under the current law after

Xi expresses support for Korean denuclearization in phone talks with Moon

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his active support for Seoul's initiative to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, calling the efforts

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping has expressed his active support for Seoul's initiative to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula, calling the efforts

South Korea to host international conference on veterans affairs

South Korea plans to host an international conference this year involving veterans affairs ministers from countries that participated in the 1950

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

South Korea plans to host an international conference this year involving veterans affairs ministers from countries that participated in the 1950

South Korea welcomes Blinken's inauguration as top US diplomat

South Korea welcomes the inauguration of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and expects that the alliance with the

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

South Korea welcomes the inauguration of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and expects that the alliance with the

AmorePacific aims for rebound through collaboration with Off-White

By Kim Jae-heun  AmorePacific, Korea's largest cosmetics company, hopes to overcome its current slump by launching a new

January 27, 2021 By Korea Times

By Kim Jae-heun  AmorePacific, Korea's largest cosmetics company, hopes to overcome its current slump by launching a new

Moon, Xi vow to accelerate high-level exchanges

By Do Je-hae   President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jingping agreed during phone talks late Tuesday to

January 26, 2021 By Korea Times

By Do Je-hae   President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jingping agreed during phone talks late Tuesday to

[Korea Encounters] Looking down high noses at 'quack plastic surgeons' in 1971

By Matt VanVolkenburg  "At one section of Yonsei Medical Center, strange things are happening. A harelipped boy steps

January 26, 2021 By Korea Times

By Matt VanVolkenburg  "At one section of Yonsei Medical Center, strange things are happening. A harelipped boy steps

Dansaekhwa artist Park Seo-bo's daughter releases English-language memoir on father

By Kwon Mee-yoo  Park Seung-sook, an art therapist and daughter of the Dansaekhwa (Korean monochrome) artist Park Seo-bo,

January 26, 2021 By Korea Times

By Kwon Mee-yoo  Park Seung-sook, an art therapist and daughter of the Dansaekhwa (Korean monochrome) artist Park Seo-bo,

'Apres-Girl' revisits Korea's first female film director Park Nam-ok

By Kwon Mee-yoo  From past to present, many of the world's greatest film directors started as cinephiles and

January 26, 2021 By Korea Times

By Kwon Mee-yoo  From past to present, many of the world's greatest film directors started as cinephiles and

N.Korea's acting envoy to Kuwait has defected to S.Korea: lawmaker

North Korea's acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, the latest in a recent string of high-profile escapes

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

North Korea's acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, the latest in a recent string of high-profile escapes

South Korea expects flexible solutions to joint military exercise

By Kang Seung-woo  Unification Minister Lee In-young expressed the hoped Monday that South Korea and the United States

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

By Kang Seung-woo  Unification Minister Lee In-young expressed the hoped Monday that South Korea and the United States

North Korean defector-author accused of raping female defector

By Park Ji-won  Jang Jin-sung, a famous North Korean defector and author, was accused of rape by a

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

By Park Ji-won  Jang Jin-sung, a famous North Korean defector and author, was accused of rape by a

North Korea's propaganda outlet reports on Biden election

By Jung Da-min  North Korea's propaganda outlet DPRK Today indirectly reported on the election of U.S. President

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

By Jung Da-min  North Korea's propaganda outlet DPRK Today indirectly reported on the election of U.S. President

New start for all

[코리아타임스 사설 읽기]  Time to strengthen Korea-US alliance  한미 동맹을 강화해야 할 때다  Joe Bi

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

[코리아타임스 사설 읽기]  Time to strengthen Korea-US alliance  한미 동맹을 강화해야 할 때다  Joe Bi

'Washington, Pyongyang should first strike small deals to reach big deal'

Biden administration urged to take gradual approach to denuclearize North Korea  By Jung Da-min  Some international

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

Biden administration urged to take gradual approach to denuclearize North Korea  By Jung Da-min  Some international

'Launch of Biden administration offers diplomatic opportunities for Seoul'

Seoul, Washington urged to strengthen military alliance, strategic partnership to deal with security threats in region  By Jung

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

Seoul, Washington urged to strengthen military alliance, strategic partnership to deal with security threats in region  By Jung

Book review: forgotten heroes of April Revolution

By Park Han-sol  In the year 1960 ― 15 years after gaining independence from Japanese colonial rule (1910-1945) and just

January 25, 2021 By Korea Times

By Park Han-sol  In the year 1960 ― 15 years after gaining independence from Japanese colonial rule (1910-1945) and just