China - Korea

Chronology from Sep 2021 to Dec 2021

: ROK Coast Guard seizes a Chinese fishing boat accused for falsifying ship logs.

: Ninth China-ROK strategic dialogue is held online.

: DPRK Premier Kim Tok-hun and PRC Ambassador to North Korea Li Jinjun meet in Pyongyang.

: Senior presidential secretary for public communication Park Soo-hyun tells Yonhap, “As the host nation of the previous Olympics, taking a special interest in next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics is our duty and obligation.”

: South Korea hosts the online 29th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum.

: At press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, President Moon Jae-in confirms that South Korea is not considering a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

: Twenty-two Chinese sailors are rescued from their fishing boat in South Korea’s southern waters after a rock collision.

: Oh! My Gran premieres in mainland Chinese theatres after a ban on Korean movie releases since 2015.

: Yang Jiechi and ROK national security advisor Suh Hoon meet in Tianjin.

: Second shipment of Chinese urea arrives in Ulsan from Shandong.

: PRC Vice Commerce Minister Ren Hongbin and South Korea’s 2nd Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-moon hold the virtual joint economic committee session.

: Seo Ga-ram, head of the ROK Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy’s trade cooperation bureau, holds online talks with the Jiangsu provincial government.

: First shipment of Chinese urea exports leaves Tianjin for arrival in Ulsan on Nov. 23.

: Chinese and seven Russian warplanes enter KADIZ without notice according to the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff.

: ROK presidential candidate Yoon Seok-youl of main opposition People Power Party meets PRC Ambassador Xing Haiming in Seoul.

: PRC-ROK-Japan Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat holds talks in Seoul.

: PRC Ambassador Xing Haiming and ruling Democratic Party presidential nominee Lee Jae-myung meet in Seoul.

: PRC Assistant Foreign Minister Wu Jianghao and DPRK Ambassador Ri Ryong-nam meet in Beijing.

: ROK Education Ministry announces that the China-ROK-Japan CAMPUS Asia cooperation program will expand to Laos, Malaysia, and Singapore.

: PRC and ROK nuclear envoys hold video talks.

: PRC Foreign Minister Wang Yi and ROK Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Rome.

: PRC Ambassador Xing Haiming in Seoul pays condolences on the death of former ROK President Roh Tae-woo.

: President Moon Jae-in, Premier Li Keqiang, and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the virtual ASEAN Plus Three summit.

: Kim Jong Un commemorates the 71st anniversary of China’s participation in the Korean War.

: ROK Coast Guard seizes a Chinese fishing boat in South Korea’s exclusive economic zone near Jeju.

: DPRK Vice Foreign Minister Pak Myong-ho criticizes US policies toward China and Korea.

: ROK Coast Guard seizes a Chinese boat for illegal fishing in the Yellow Sea.

: A Chinese fishing boat sinks in waters off South Korea’s west coast, leaving at least one crew member dead.

: Xi Jinping sends a reply to Kim Jong Un marking China’s National Day.

: North Korea launches a short-range ballistic missile.

: ROK foreign ministry sends a complaint to Beijing on the illicit distribution of Korean cultural content.

: Kim Jong Un sends a message to Xi Jinping marking the PRC’s 72nd founding anniversary.

: PRC and ROK nuclear envoys hold video talks.

: China and South Korea hold fisheries talks via video.

: Kim Jong Un sends a reply letter to Xi Jinping marking the DPRK’s National Day.

: North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles. South Korea test launches a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM).

: China and South Korea launch the 2021-2022 year of cultural exchange.

: PRC Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits Seoul and meets President Moon Jae-in and Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong.

: North Korea tests long-range cruise missiles.

: Xi Jinping sends a letter to Kim Jong Un celebrating the DPRK’s 73rd founding anniversary.

: Culture Minister Hwang Hee confirms a South Korean film distributor’s cancellation of the planned release of Chinese Korean War movie “The Sacrifice” amid domestic protest.

: PRC Embassy in Seoul denies that Beijing’s campaign restricting celebrity fans targets South Korean cultural industries.

: Yang Weiqun, the PRC Commerce Ministry’s director general for Asian affairs, and Lee Miyon, the ROK Foreign Ministry’s director general for bilateral economic affairs, hold video talks.

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