The Department of Tourism of Thua Thien – Hue Province held a ceremony to receive 151 passengers on the first direct flight between the province and Seoul City of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on August 1.
According to Mrs. Nguyen Thi Le, Chairwoman of the People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City, there is still a lot of room for the exchange and cooperation relationship between HCMC and localities of South Korea, including Seoul. She hopes that with the attention of the Chairman of the Seoul City Council, the two sides will strengthen exchanges, sharing, and cooperation in the future.
Mr. Phan Van Mai, Member of the Party Central Committee, Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Committee of HCMC, on August 4, received Mr. Oh Se-Hoon, Mayor of Seoul, South Korea, who was visiting and working in HCMC.
Police said Saturday they arrested a man who allegedly placed what appears to be an explosive device at a rest stop on a highway with a message calling for providing electricity to a now-shuttered joint industrial park.
North Korea may fire an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on a standard trajectory toward the North Pacific around its key anniversary following its sixth nuclear test, South Korea's spy agency said Monday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on the military's plan to fire ballistic missiles near the U.S. territory of Guam, home to key American air and naval bases, Pyongyang's state media said Tuesday.
Prosecutors said Friday they have requested a court order to seize royalties from a memoir by former President Chun Doo-hwan, to collect part of his unpaid forfeit related to his bribery conviction in the 1990s.
Top security advisers of South Korea and the United States agreed Friday to discuss in advance any steps they could take to contain provocative North Korea, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said, apparently suggesting the U.S. will not pre-emptively strike the communist North without informing Seoul beforehand.
The impact from China's measure to place a ban on all group tours to South Korea in response to Seoul's decision to deploy a U.S.-led missile system has remained felt by businesses on South Korea's southern resort island of Jeju, with the number of Chinese tourists ever decreasing, the Jeju provincial government said Sunday.