Moon defends political reform as move to rebuild nation

Moon defends political reform as move to rebuild nation

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in called for additional efforts to speed up government-led social and political reforms on Tuesday, dismissing opposition accusations that the move is aimed at retaliating against his political rivals.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang cables congratulation on he 72th anniversary of Republic of Korea’s National Day. (Photo:SGGP)

VN congratulates Republic of Korea on national day

On the occasion of the 72th anniversary of Republic of Korea’s National Day (on August 15, 1945- 2017), Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang cabled congratulations to Korean President Moon Jae In.
President Moon Jae-in (front row, third from L) salutes the national flag in a ceremony marking the country's 1945 liberation from the Japanese colonial rule in a ceremony held in Seoul on Aug. 15, 2017. (Yonhap)

Moon vows more diplomatic efforts to denuclearize N. Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that the country will expand its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve North Korea's nuclear and missile issues, vowing to prevent a war from breaking out on the Korean Peninsula.
Leaders of S. Korea, VN agree to boost bilateral trade, cooperation

Leaders of S. Korea, VN agree to boost bilateral trade, cooperation

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to further expand the countries' bilateral trade and economic relations while also developing their strategic partnership, Seoul's presidential office said Saturday.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) attends a dinner hosted by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the White House on June 29, 2017. (Yonhap)

Moon, Trump hold frank, serious talks on N. Korea, alliance

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump held "frank" and "serious" discussions during their dinner meeting Thursday on a wide range of issues surrounding the Korean Peninsula, including North Korea's nuclear and missile threats, a Seoul official said.