A step taken by Yoon for the future
President Yoon Suk Yeol had summit talks with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo last week. Former president Lee Myung-bak was the last head of stat...
07:20 Mar. 20
A defeat of the mind
: Koreans require vigilance to stop history from repeating
Japan has overpowered Korea on two accounts in recent weeks.
Just over a week ago in Tokyo, March 10, Japan defea...
07:20 Mar. 20
A new beginning
: Summit breaks ground for cooperation with Japan; follow-up meetings needed
President Yoon Suk Yeol returned home Friday night from his two-day visit to Japan.
Through his meet...
07:19 Mar. 20
SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on March 20.
-- Number of outside directors who are ex-gov't officials incr...
07:18 Mar. 20
SEOUL, March 19 (Yonhap) -- Prosecutors are expected to indict opposition leader Lee Jae-myung this week over development corruption and bribery allegations arising from his previous stint as a may...
14:11 Mar. 19
1902 -- A telephone line is established between Seoul and Incheon.
1958 -- A commercial airline starts flights between Seoul and Jeju.
1999 -- President Kim Dae-jung holds a su...
14:00 Mar. 19
SEOUL, March 19 (Yonhap) -- The government's decision to lift the mask mandate on public transportation and pharmacies in open public spaces will go into effect this week amid a gradual COVID-19 vi...
10:16 Mar. 19
SEOUL, March 19 (Yonhap) -- A former South Korean diplomat has lost a lawsuit seeking to reverse the foreign ministry's decision to fire him for sexually assaulting a female embassy employee when s...
09:57 Mar. 19
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INCHEON, March 18 (Yonhap) -- Police launched an investigation Saturday after a family of five was found dead in their home in Incheon...
15:46 Mar. 18
INCHEON, March 18 (Yonhap) -- Police launched an investigation Saturday after five members of a family were found dead inside their home in Incheon.
Police received a report at 10:37 a.m. that p...
14:21 Mar. 18
1921 -- Na Hye-seok becomes the first female Korean painter to hold an exhibition in Korea. The exhibition was held at the headquarters of the Gyeongseong Ilbo newspaper in Seoul.
14:00 Mar. 18
SEOUL, March 18 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new COVID-19 cases stayed below 10,000 for the third consecutive day Saturday ahead of the lifting of the mask mandate for public transportation.
09:49 Mar. 18
SEOUL, March 18 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on March 18.
-- Yoon comes home without any progress made on economic agend...
08:56 Mar. 18
The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Friday.
Yoon meets Japanese political leaders, voices hope for stronger cooperation
17:00 Mar. 17
SEOUL, March 17 (Yonhap) -- Families of the victims of a fatal Japanese stampede in 2001 visited Seoul on Friday to console the families of the victims of last year's Itaewon crowd crush.
15:49 Mar. 17
SEOUL, March 17 (Yonhap) -- The leader of a disability rights advocacy group who led yearslong rush-hour subway protests was arrested Friday on charges of illegal demonstrations.
15:20 Mar. 17