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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Thu, January 20, 2022 | 08:22
Lauding Korean construction workers in Riyadh
President Moon Jae-in poses for a selfie with Samsung C&T employees at the construction site of Princess Nourah Bint Abdul Rahman University metro station in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday (local time). Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Metro project involves the construction of six subway lines spanning 168 kilometers and passing through 89 stations. Samsung C&T is participatin...
Korea, GCC to resume free trade talks after 12-year hiatus
RIYADH - Korea will resume talks for a free trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the first quarter of this year, nearly 12 years after negotiations were halted with the alliance of six Middle Eastern countries, Cheong Wa Dae said, Wednesday (local time). On the occasion of President Moon Jae in's visit to Saudi Arabia, the two countries agreed to resume ...
Korea, Saudi Arabia renew ties through hydrogen, AI projects
RIYADH - President Moon Jae-in and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a summit on Tuesday (local time), and explored ways to expand bilateral ties in the fields of hydrogen energy, construction and artificial intelligence (AI). The President arrived in Riyadh for a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia upon the 60th anniversary of bilateral ties. Saudi Arabi...
Moon's UAE trip loses luster over canceled summit with crown prince
DUBAI - President Moon Jae-in has wrapped up his visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday (local time), with a botched summit between himself and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The last-minute cancellation of the summit took the shine off of a trip which otherwise had a number of meaningful accomplishments during the three-day visit. Moon w...
Lauding medical staffers' efforts in UAE
President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting with workers at Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during a visit to commend Korean doctors and nurses there. The hospital has been run by staffers from Korea's Seoul National University Hospital since 2014 following a request from UAE's Ministry of Presidential Affairs. It was the first case of a ...
President appoints new civil affairs secretary
President Moon Jae-in appointed Kim Young-sik as his new senior secretary for civil affairs, 27 days after Kim's predecessor resigned from the post over a scandal involving his son. The appointment, which was announced during Moon's visit to the United Arab Emirates, is interpreted as the President's intention to keep his grip on state affairs and continue efforts to reform t...
Korea signs W4 tril. export deal with UAE for Cheongung-II missile system
DUBAI - Korea will export its Cheongung-II mid-range surface-to-air missile system to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a deal reportedly worth 4 trillion won ($3.36 billion), marking the first sale of the domestically-developed multi-layered anti-missile system to a foreign country.
Seoul, Abu Dhabi to expand hydrogen ties amid UAE's post-oil transition
DUBAI - Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will strengthen their bilateral partnership in transitioning to a hydrogen economy. Korea's strength in hydrogen vehicles and fuel-cell industries and the UAE's potential to produce clean hydrogen will create a synergy, President Moon Jae-in said Sunday.
Moon launches campaign to promote Busan as Expo 2030 host
DUBAI - President Moon Jae-in has kicked off a tough campaign to promote Busan as the host city of World Expo 2030, spending a significant portion of his eight-day trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Egypt to attend events related to Expo 2020 Dubai. Moon arrived in Dubai on Saturday (local time) and will pay a visit to a “Korea National Day” ceremony at ...
North Korea responds to US sanctions with two more missiles
North Korea launched projectiles assumed to be short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, just three days after it tested what it claimed was a hypersonic missile. The launch came hours after Pyongyang threatened “a stronger reaction” against a fresh set of sanctions imposed by the United States over its recent tests of hypersonic missiles, showing that North Korea is taking a...
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