South Korea to give $10 billion to India for infrastructure development, both nations agree to upgrade ties to 'Special Strategic Partnership'
South Korea to give $10 billion to India for infrastructure development, both nations agree to upgrade ties to 'Special Strategic Partnership'

South Korea offered to provide $10 billion for infrastructure projects in India, including smart cities and railways, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with President Park Geun-hye here on Monday and the two countries decided to elevate their ties to a special strategic partnership.

PM Modi's gift to South Korean President - Pashmina stoles inscribed with Tagore's poem

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday presented South Korean President Park Geun-Hye two finely woven pashmina stoles on which a poem that Rabindranath Tagore had written specially for Korea was hand embroidered in English and Korean.

South Korean leader considers salvaging sunken ferry

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye promised Monday to consider raising the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago with the loss of more than 300 lives, in response to an emotional protest by victims` relatives.

South Korea`s Park urges Japan to apologise to `comfort women`

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Sunday repeated a call for Japanese leaders to apologise to former wartime sex slaves, warning that "time is running out" for Tokyo.

Sushma Swaraj calls on South Korean President

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday called on South Korean President Park Geun-hye and discussed avenues for further expanding bilateral economic and investment cooperation.

South Korea President angered by `groundless` rumours

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday hit out at "groundless" rumours circling her administration, some of which have touched on her personal life and triggered defamation suits against domestic and foreign media outlets.

China greets S Korean President-elect Park

The incoming president Park Geun-Hye, elected as South Korea`s first female leader, promised to stand tough on national security despite seeking engagement with North Korea.

Park Geun-hye becomes South Korean President

Park Geun-hye of the Saenuri party becomes the first women President of South Korea by defeating Moon Jae-in of the Democratic United Party.

South Korean President arrives on disputed islands

South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak has arrived on remote islands which are the centre-point of a territorial dispute with Japan.