South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in congratulates Joe Biden on U.S. presidential election victory

President Moon Jae-in said on Monday South Korea will ensure there is no gap in the alliance with the United States and the process of building peace on the Korean peninsula, as he congratulated Joe Biden on his U.S. presidential election win. South Korea found outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump a willing partner in efforts… Read More South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in congratulates Joe Biden on U.S. presidential election victory

U.S. rejects endorsement of Nigerian candidate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as World Trade Organization leader

The World Trade Organization’s bid to select a new leader was plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday after the United States rejected the Nigerian woman proposed as the global trade watchdog’s next director-general. Just six days before the U.S. election in which trade is a hot topic, Washington struck another blow at the WTO, which U.S.… Read More U.S. rejects endorsement of Nigerian candidate Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as World Trade Organization leader

South Korea launches investigation into safety issues in Tesla vehicles

South Korea said it is investigating suspected safety issues with vehicles made by U.S. automaker Tesla Inc, which is competing strongly with Hyundai Motor Co in the South Korean electric vehicle market. Braking and steering systems including the Autopilot function were part of the investigation, a transport ministry official said on Wednesday. The ministry declined… Read More South Korea launches investigation into safety issues in Tesla vehicles