South Korea`s growing MERS outbreak has laid bare the country`s poor handling of disasters despite President Park Geun-Hye`s pledge to overhaul public safety measures following last year`s ferry disaster, experts say.
South Korea`s Parliament approved President Park Geun-hye`s choice for prime minister on Thursday after the incumbent stepped down following an allegation he accepted illegal campaign funds from a businessman.
US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye agreed to reschedule a White House meeting to discuss the North Korean nuclear threat and other regional security issues, the White House said on Friday.
Hong Kong upgraded to "serious" on Monday its response to an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea, where the number of cases jumped and fears grew about the economic impact of the disease.
South Korea on Wednesday test-fired two ballistic missiles capable of hitting any part of North Korea, in an apparent response to recent bellicose boasts from Pyongyang about its nuclear and missile capabilities.
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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said there were "boundless" possibilities for cooperation with South Korea in India's economic transformation and the two countries will prosper when the region is peaceful.
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.
India and South Korea today agreed to upgrade their ties to 'Special Strategic Partnership' and deepen cooperation in defence sector as the two sides signed seven agreements including on avoidance of double taxation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India and South Korea have agreed to expand their defence and security cooperation and that he has invited South Korean companies to invest in the manufacture of defence equipment in India.