Air Seoul President & CEO Ryu Kwang-hee announces the budget carrier's plans to expand routes and increase its fleet in a press conference held onboard a A321-200 jet,

Air Seoul to focus on Asian routes for growth

Air Seoul Inc., a South Korean budget carrier, said Thursday it will focus its business on foreign destinations and has no plan to fly on domestic routes.
Vietnam-Korea Friendship Piano Concert in Hanoi

Vietnam-Korea Friendship Piano Concert in Hanoi

The Vietnam-Korea Friendship Piano Concert featuring well-known pianists of the two countries will be held at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi on June 24-25.
President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech in a ceremony marking the permanent shutdown of South Korea's first nuclear reactor Kori-1 in Busan, 450 kilometers south of Seoul, on June 19, 2017. (Yonhap)

Moon vows to scrap all plans for new nuclear reactors

 President Moon Jae-in vowed Monday to scrap all existing plans for new nuclear power plants and not to extend the operation of any aged reactors nearing the end of their initial life cycles.
This year's first heat wave warning issued

This year's first heat wave warning issued

A heat wave is expected to grip South Korea over the weekend, with the mercury forecast to surge above 35 C in the southwest region, meteorological officials said Saturday.
Belgium princess visits S. Korea for economic ties

Belgium princess visits S. Korea for economic ties

Princess Astrid of Belgium arrived in South Korea on Saturday along with an economic mission to promote business ties between the two countries, according to the foreign ministry.