S. Korea to provide full support to boost industrial competitiveness
South Korea will provide support worth more than 2 trillion won (US$1.6 billion) each year to strengthen the competitiveness of key industrial materials, parts and equipment, the finance minister said Friday.Hong Nam-ki also said South Korea will push for a stable supply of the industrial materials,
EU nations condemn N.K. missile test, urge meaningful talks with U.S.
European Union members of the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as a clear violation of U.N. resolutions and urged the regime to engage in "meaningful" denuclearization negotiations with the United States.Britain, France, Germany, Poland and Belgium
Korea's current account surplus narrows in Aug.
South Korea's current account remained in the black for the fourth consecutive month in August, but its surplus narrowed sharply from a year earlier amid a steady decline in exports, central bank data showed Tuesday.The country's current account surplus came to US$5.27 billion in the month,
N. Korea rules out talks with U.S. until withdrawal of hostile policy
North Korea on Sunday ruled out any further talks with the United States until Washington takes "a substantial step" to withdraw what it claims is hostile policy against Pyongyang.North Korea also accused the U.S. of abusing the talks for domestic political purposes and of spreading a groundless s
N.K. top nuke envoy arrives in Beijing possibly on way to talks with U.S.
North Korea's chief nuclear negotiator arrived in Beijing on Thursday for a possible trip to Sweden for the envisioned denuclearization talks with the United States.The four-member North Korean delegation led by Kim Myong-gil was spotted at Beijing International Capital Airport upon arrival from