Daily Archive: April 19, 2019

Remarks With Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, and Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya at a Joint Press Availability for the U.S.-Japan 2+2 Ministerial

SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. I want to first thank Foreign Minister Kono and Defense Minister Iwaya for coming to Washington for this critical meeting between close allies. I want to thank also, of course, Acting Secretary Shanahan for his…

Liberals expected to raise voices at Constitutional Court

SEOUL, President Moon Jae-in’s appointment of two new Constitutional Court justices on Friday is expected to bring some changes to the ideological spectrum of the top court’s future rulings, legal experts and watchers said.The addition of Lee Mi-sun a…

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s Policy Speech

Pyongyang, Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un made the policy speech “On Socialist Construction and the Internal and External Policies of the Government of the Republic at the Present Stage” at the First Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly of the Dem…

S. Korea to participate in Chinese fleet review next week

SEOUL, The Navy said Friday it plans to participate in an international fleet review to be held in China next week as part of efforts to boost bilateral military ties.The South Korean delegation, led by R. Adm. Kwon Heak-min, is scheduled to attend th…

Pompeo says he will continue to lead nuclear talks with N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that he will continue to lead nuclear disarmament talks with North Korea, dismissing the regime’s call for his replacement, Trend reported citing Yonhap.Pompeo’s remark comes after a North Korean official…

Gov’t corrects data on fine dust emissions by LG Chem

SEOUL, The government said Friday that it wrongfully calculated data on fine dust emissions by LG Chem Ltd., days after it unveiled the outcome of its probe into chemical firms’ alleged manipulation of pollutant emissions.LG Chem and five chemical fir…