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British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

Britain to hold talks with India, South Africa and South Korea

Britain will hold bilateral talks with India, South Africa and South Korea on Thursday following three days of meetings with G7 officials. Britain's Foreign Secretarty...
China-based Firm Envisions Floating Cities To Combat Climate Change

US climate envoy Kerry to travel to China and South Korea this week

(dpa) - John Kerry, special envoy for climate of the US government, is to travel to China and South Korea to promote more ambitious...
World leaders

World leaders urge global treaty to prevent and fight pandemics

dpa/GNA - Leaders from 20 countries have called for a global treaty to prevent and fight future pandemics. In an appeal published in several...
Participants_Significance of the Launching Ceremony

Western Africa Peace Initiative Launching Ceremony was Held Online

On March 27, the “Western Africa Peace Initiative Launching Ceremony” was held online with 132 participants from various fields from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Malawi,...
Armored helicopters convoy cargo helicopters during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

US seeks to reassure South Korea about strength of defence alliance

dpa/GNA - The US commitment to South Korea remains strong, US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin assured on Wednesday during his first trip to...

North Korea warns United States against ‘causing a stink’ ahead of Seoul visit

dpa/GNA - Ahead of the new US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's visit to South Korea, Pyongyang has issued a warning to the...

South Korea summons Iranian ambassador after seizure of oil tanker

dpa/GNA - South Korea summoned the Iranian ambassador to express its condemnation of the seizure of a South Korean-flagged tanker by Iran's Revolutionary...
Employees of Hubei Ourselves Garment Co., Ltd., Qianjiang, Hubei province manufacture protective suits, March 25, 2020. The company can produce 8,000 protective suits per day which are exported to the U.S., Japan, South Korea and the European Union. Photo by Wu Yanjun/ People’s Daily Online

South Korea extends coronavirus restrictions around Seoul

dpa/GNA - With the coronavirus pandemic resurging in and around South Korea's capital, authorities on Saturday decided to maintain current restrictions on public...

South Korea reports new virus strain cases in arrivals from Britain

South Korea has recorded three cases of the new variant of the coronavirus that appeared in Britain, the country's disease control agency reported Monday. The...
Tokyo Court Grants Carlos Ghosn Bail

UN: Ghosn deserves reparations for ‘arbitrary’ detention in Japan

The former boss of carmaker Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, should receive compensation from Japan because his detention there lacked legal grounds and ran counter to...

South Korea loosens social distance rules amid downward virus trend

In view of a downward trend in new infections with the coronavirus, South Korea has relaxed the rules put in place to reduce the...

Dozens injured as 33-storey building in South Korea goes up in flames

Dozens of people are injured after a 33-storey apartment building went up in flames on Thursday night in the South Korean city of Ulsan,...

IPMC pledges support to Ghana News Agency

Mr Amar Deep S. Hari, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Intercom Programming and Manufacturing Company Limited (IPMC), has pledged to mobilise support for the Ghana...

Putin, Moon agree to deepen Russia-South Korea cooperation

Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday discussed forging deeper bilateral cooperation. During a phone conversation, Putin...

5 more U.S. soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

Five more U.S. soldiers in South Korea have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the lingering worry about the virus spread here, the U.S....

South Korea’s employment keeps falling for 6 months over COVID-19

South Korea's employment kept falling for six straight months through August amid the continued economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak, statistical office data...

South Korea’s employment keeps falling for 6 months

South Korea's employment kept falling for six straight months to August amid the continued economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak, statistical office data showed...
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a press statement on the European Green Deal at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

EU to participate in COVAX initiative for equal access to COVID-19 vaccine

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday that her institution is ready to join the COVAX Facility, a pooled procurement...
Donating Plasma In Daegu

South Korea: Plasma Donation by Shincheonji Church Facilitates Development of Vaccine for COVID-19

Over 1,000 members of religious organization called Shincheonji Church of Jesus participated in donating plasma for the cure of COVID-19. This is carried out...
People sit together on a street in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 17, 2020. South Africa registered 178 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, the sharpest rise for a single day since the country recorded its first confirmed case on March 5, according to the Health Ministry. As of 4:00 a.m. Saturday local time, the country reported 2,783 confirmed cases and 50 deaths, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. (Photo by Zodidi Mhlana/Xinhua)

COVID-19 updates: 6 more U.S. soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - WELLINGTON -- The...
Mr Lee Man Hee Franklin Hoet Linares

South Korea: Franklin Hoet Linares condemns harassment of Shincheonji leader

A member of the International Jurists Committee of the Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL), a not-for-profit organization, Mr. Hoet Linares says...
Human Rights Reporters Ghana

South Korea: Human Rights Reporters demands justice for Shincheonji church leader

Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), a Non-Governmental Organisation has charged the government of South Korea to consider the leader of Shincheonji Church of Jesus,...

Hyundai Motor sees operating profit halve in second quarter over COVID-19

Hyundai Motor, South Korea's biggest automaker, saw operating profit halve in the second quarter owing to an economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak across...
The U.S. troops deploying at one of the bases

White House’s plan to reduce troops in South Korea draws skepticism in Washington

The White House is weighing the possibility of reducing U.S. troops on the Korean Peninsula. The move has drawn harsh criticism from inside U.S....
Democratic People's Republic of Korea

South Korea expresses deep concern over DPRK’s military action plans

South Korea's defense ministry on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the military action plans announced by the army of the Democratic People's Republic...
Covid Re Testing

COVID-19 In Ghana: Of All The Right Things, What May We Be Doing Wrong

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as you may be aware is a pandemic that continues to rock havoc around the world. This deadly virus which...
blaze at warehouse construction site

At least 25 killed in South Korea’s blaze at warehouse construction site

At least 25 people were killed in a blaze that broke out at a warehouse construction site in Gyeonggi province, South Korea, local media...
LG Electronics

LG Electronics post 2nd-biggest operating profit in Q1

LG Electronics, South Korea's tech giant, posted the second-biggest operating profit in the first quarter on the brisk sale of premium TVs and home...
Visitors view Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphones at Samsung's stand at 2015 CeBIT Technology Trade fair in Hanover, Germany, on March 16, 2015. Top IT business fair CeBIT 2015, which features a strong Chinese presence, opened on Sunday in Germany. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)

Samsung Electronics posts growth in Q1 operating profit

Samsung Electronics, South Korea's tech behemoth, posted a growth in the first-quarter operating profit, the company said Wednesday. Consolidated operating profit expanded...
parliamentary polls

South Korea’s ruling party wins landslide victory in parliamentary polls amid COVID-19 outbreak

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's ruling Democratic Party has won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections held amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The governing Democratic Party...