The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to hold their first reunions of Korean War-divided families in more than three years later this month, another small step forward in easing tensions that comes despite North Korea's anger over upcoming U.S.-South Korean military drills.
South Korea says it and North Korea have agreed to hold the first reunions of war-divided families in more than three years later this month.
Lee So-young, a 35-year-old mother of two daughters, was a straight-A student at college. “I was quite ambitious at that time,” she said in her apartment in Mokdong, southwestern Seoul, recalling graduating summa cum laude at a university in the city.
A senior North Korean diplomat has scoffed at sensational rumors that the executed uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un was stripped naked and fed to a pack of starving dogs.
South Korea plans to finalize the purchase of 40 next-generation F-35 jet fighters from U.S. aerospace giant Lockheed Martin later this year, Seoul's military procurement agency said.
The number of foreign tourists to Seoul surpassed 10 million last year to set a new high, a municipal report showed Thursday.
South Korean regulators Wednesday vowed harsh corporate penalties for data theft, as angry customers swamped credit card offices for a third day after 20 million people had their financial information stolen.
Tens of thousands of South Koreans flooded banks and call centers Tuesday to cancel credit cards following the unprecedented theft of the personal data of at least 20 million people.
An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.
South Korea on Thursday rejected North Korean warnings to call off scheduled joint military exercises with the United States and vowed “severe” retaliation to any provocation from Pyongyang.