World

RoK, India to sign free trade deal

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and India will sign a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) on Aug. 7 after three years of negotiations, according to the RoK Foreign Ministry.
World

RoK reaffirms aid offer to DPRK

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 21 reaffirmed it will offer substantial financial incentives to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) if it takes concrete steps towards denuclearisation, according to local media.
Business

Posco to buy Vietnamese steelmaker

Posco, the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s leading steelmaker, said on July 17 that it will buy a Vietnamese steelmaker as part of efforts to meet growing demands in the Southeast Asian region.
World

Two Koreas resume talks over joint venture park

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) resumed talks over a joint business park on June 19 amid escalated tension in the Korean peninsula, according to local media.
World

Two Koreas reach World Cup finals for first time

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) won an automatic berth in the 2010 World Cup finals on June 18 by finishing second in its regional group after the final qualifier, Yonhap news agency reported.
RoK, EU strive for conclusion of FTA World

RoK, EU strive for conclusion of FTA

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Lee Myung-bak and his European counterparts have called for efforts to conclude negotiations for a free trade deal between the RoK and the European Union (EU) at an early date and for cooperation on global and regional issues.