10 suspected MERS cases test negative

10 suspected MERS cases test negative

 All 10 people who had shown symptoms of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) tested negative for the disease, health authorities said Wednesday.
This photo taken on Aug. 22, 2018, shows typhoon waves in coastal waters off Seogwipo on the southern island of Jeju. (Yonhap)

One missing as Typhoon Soulik hits Jeju Island

Typhoon Soulik crashed into South Korea's southernmost island of Jeju on Thursday and is forecast to batter the capital city the following day, weather authorities said.
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon speaks during a lunch meeting with traveling reporters in London on May 27, 2018. (Yonhap)

S. Korean PM describes Trump as 'tough dealer'

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has called U.S. President Donald Trump "a tough dealer" seasoned through a number of deal-making experiences, referring to a recent roller coaster of developments surrounding an upcoming summit with North Korea.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang (R) meets with RoK President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders' Week in Da Nang city in November 2017 (Photo: VNA)

President Moon Jae-in wants to lift RoK-VN partnership to next level

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has said he intends to further deepen friendship and trust with the Vietnamese leadership to lift the strategic cooperative partnership between the RoK and Vietnam to a new height during his upcoming State visit to Vietnam.