Daily Archive: September 27, 2021

Unification minister to visit Germany, Belgium, Sweden

SEOUL– Unification Minister Lee In-young will visit Germany, Belgium and Sweden to discuss inter-Korean relations and seek support for South Korea’s drive toward the peace process on the peninsula, his office said Monday.During his trip, set to begin …

First Vice FM Choi to visit Pakistan for policy talks

SEOUL– First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun will visit Pakistan this week for policy talks with senior officials there on bilateral cooperation and regional security, the foreign ministry said Monday.Choi is set to attend the 11th South Korea-Pak…

New public art museum to be built in southwestern Seoul

SEOUL– The Seoul city government said Monday a new public art museum will be built in southwestern Seoul, with a plan to open in 2024.Sitting on a 7,342-square-meter plot of land near the Geumcheon ward office, the first public art museum in the area …

Half of Koreans agree to careful inoculation of teenagers: poll

SEOUL– Nearly half of South Koreans are in favor of a cautious approach to the issue of COVID-19 vaccinations for teenagers aged between 12 and 17, a poll showed Monday.In the poll of 1,006 people aged 18 and above conducted by the Korea Society Opini…

Museum honoring former President Park Chung-hee to open in Gumi

SEOUL– A history museum in memory of former President Park Chung-hee will be formally opened in the southeastern city of Gumi this week, the municipal government said Monday.The President Park Chung Hee History Museum featuring nearly 5,700 pieces of …

S. Korea elected next chair of IAEA board of governors

SEOUL– South Korea was elected as the next chair of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Monday for the first time since it joined the U.N. nuclear watchdog in 1957.The 35-member IAEA board reached the decision by…