Updated Monday, January 5, 2015 0:00 am TWN
Saturday, January 3, 2015
He ran the first chance he got.
The sun beat down on the shallow, sea-fed fields where Kim Seong-baek was forced to work without pay, day after 18-hour day mining the big salt crystals that blossomed in the mud around him. Half-blind and in rags, Kim grabbed another slave, and the two disabled men headed for the coast.
North Korea must approach dialogue with South Korea with no strings attached if it genuinely wants to improve ties, a Seoul spokesman said Friday, after the communist state's leader mooted bilateral talks.
Friday, January 2, 2015
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un proposed the "highest-level" talks with South Korea Thursday, opening the way to a historic summit as his communist country battles to fend off international prosecution over its dismal human rights record.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
The second daughter of Korean Air's (KAL) CEO apologized Wednesday for swearing "revenge" in a text message to her sister, who has been arrested for delaying a flight with a tantrum over snacks.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Monday, December 29, 2014
North Korea blamed its recent Internet outage on the United States on Saturday and hurled racially charged insults at U.S. President Barack Obama over the hacking row involving the movie "The Interview."
Sunday, December 28, 2014
North Korea on Saturday called U.S. President Barack Obama a "monkey" for inciting cinemas to screen a comedy featuring a fictional plot to kill its leader, and blamed Washington for an Internet blackout this week.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Three people were killed in a gas leak Friday at an under-construction atomic reactor in South Korea, but the national nuclear operator ruled out any connection to a cyberattack that targeted the plant last week.
South Korea, the U.S. and Japan will sign their first-ever trilateral intelligence-sharing pact next week to better cope with North Korea's increasing nuclear and missile threats, Seoul officials said Friday.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
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