North Korea on Saturday condemned a port visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier to the South as a “reckless” act of provocation following proposals by Pyongyang to ease cross-border tensions.
Once their espionage cases are resolved, some former North Korean spies find that life in the South can be pretty good. They write books, land TV gigs, work for think tanks and in general benefit from their new home's fascination with their old homeland.
North Korea announced Wednesday the death of retired General Jon Pyong Ho, a chief architect of Pyongyang's ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs and an individually named target of international sanctions.
Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won said Tuesday that the government would push ahead with reform measures to “renovate” both the public and private sectors in the aftermath of the Sewol disaster.
Xi Jinping and Park Geun-hye shared their countries' common painful past under Japanese militarism
The leaders of China and South Korea expressed concern Friday about Japan's recent reinterpretation of its war-renouncing constitution and its re-examination of a past apology for wartime atrocities, a South Korean official said.
South Korea's suicide rate remained the highest among OECD countries for 10 consecutive years, from 2002 to 2012, according to recent OECD data.
China and South Korea agreed at summit talks Thursday to seek the early launch of a market to directly trade their currencies and complete free trade negotiations by the end of the year.
Japanese and North Korean envoys began talks Tuesday about the North's abduction of Japanese citizens after Tokyo expressed dismay at its firing of Scud missiles.
North Korea on Monday proposed that the two Koreas halt hostile military activities from later this week — an apparent show of its desire for peace before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.