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Korea, Saudi Arabia renew ties through hydrogen, AI projects

Korea, Saudi Arabia renew ties through hydrogen, AI projects

RIYADH - President Moon Jae-in and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held a summit on Tuesday (local time), and explored ways to expand bilateral ties in the fields of hydrogen energy, construction and artificial intelligence (AI). The President arrived in Riyadh for a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia upon the 60th anniversary of bilateral ties. Saudi Arabia is Korea's largest trading partner in the Middle East and is also the biggest market for Korean builders. The leaders met in 2019 when the crown prince visited Seoul. Initially, Moon was scheduled to meet the crown prince at Al Yamamah Palace. But the prince unexpectedly showed up at the airport to welcome the Korean leader. According to the crown prince's office, Prince Mohammed's appearance at a foreign leader's ...

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Will Justice Party chief escape shadow of eccentric presidential candidate?

Will Justice Party chief escape shadow of eccentric presidential candidate?

Before Korea's presidential race began last year, Justice Party chief Sim Sang-jung's steadfast political stature seemed to face no threat from the zany National Revolutionary Party leader Huh Kyung-young.

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[INTERVIEW] '6equence:' MAMAMOO's Moonbyul unfolds 6 different stories in new album

[INTERVIEW] '6equence:' MAMAMOO's Moonbyul unfolds 6 different stories in new album

For Moonbyul, being part of one of the most talented K-pop acts - MAMAMOO - was a double-edged sword.

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Greater Seoul area braces for heavy snow

Greater Seoul area braces for heavy snow

Authorities in Seoul and nearby areas remained on alert Wednesday as the greater capital region was expecting heavy snow throughout the day.

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Will EU block Korean Air's takeover of Asiana Airlines?

Will EU block Korean Air's takeover of Asiana Airlines?

Industry analysts and investors are now paying keen attention to whether the European Union (EU) will block Korean Air's takeover of Asiana Airlines after vetoing Hyundai Heavy Industries' acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

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2022 to be 'year of Nam June Paik' in celebration of video artist's 90th birthday

2022 to be 'year of Nam June Paik' in celebration of video artist's 90th birthday

Marking the 90th anniversary of Nam June Paik's birth this year, Korean museums and art centers are gearing up to revisit the imposing legacy left behind by the video art visionary. It was in 1965 when Paik, with his brand-new Sony Portapak recorder in hand, documented the jam-packed procession of Pope Paul VI in New York from a moving taxi ― giving birth to the genre of video art.

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