RSSSouth Korea

EU and Republic of Korea join forces in fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated #IUUFishing

EU and Republic of Korea join forces in fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated #IUUFishing

| October 19, 2018

The EU and the Republic of Korea have pledged to work closely together to fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing with a joint statement signed by Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Commissioner Karmenu Vella and Republic of Korea Oceans and Fisheries Minister Kim Young-Choon. The signing took place on the eve of a […]

Continue Reading

North, South #Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May

North, South #Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May

| May 15, 2018

North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday (15 May) to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on 16 May to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shake hands at the truce village of […]

Continue Reading

Nirj Deva: An historic day in #Korea, but patience is still needed

Nirj Deva: An historic day in #Korea, but patience is still needed

| April 27, 2018

The chairman of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula, who is engaged in behind the scenes negotiations to defuse tensions between the North and South, has welcomed today’s (27 April) landmark meeting between  the North’s Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in of South Korea. But Nirj Deva, a  Conservative MEP, warned this […]

Continue Reading

#NorthKorea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks

#NorthKorea to send team to Winter Games, South to consider easing bans after talks

| January 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

North Korea said during rare talks with the South on Tuesday it would send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea next month and Seoul said it was prepared to lift some sanctions temporarily so the visit could take place, write Christine Kim and Josh Smith. At the first formal talks with South Korea in […]

Continue Reading

NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

NATO calls latest ballistic missile test by North Korea a threat to international peace and security

| May 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu described the launch of a new ballistic missile test by North Korea this morning (14 May 2017) as a new and flagrant breach of a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions, constituting a threat to international peace and security. NATO said that this is a time when de-escalation is needed, […]

Continue Reading

#Technology: EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

#Technology: EU and Brazil to work together on 5G mobile technology

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The EU and Brazil signed an agreement to develop 5G, the next generation of communication networks. The Commission also started work on an action plan to deploy the technology in the EU by 2020. In the future, everybody and everything will use 5G. By 2020, there will be 26 billion connected devices and 70 percent […]

Continue Reading

#stockexchange Asian markets rally as oil prices rebound

#stockexchange Asian markets rally as oil prices rebound

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Markets in Asia have rallied, picking up on a rebound in oil prices and a strong lead from the US and Europe. The recovery comes after a sharp sell-off earlier in the week. Hints from European Central Bank on Thursday that it might consider more monetary easing helped lift investors’ confidence. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 […]

Continue Reading