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2 Koreas dismantle propaganda loudspeakers at tense border
by Hyung-Jin Kim - May 2, 2018 - 8:18am
The rival Koreas dismantled huge loudspeakers used to blare Cold War-style propaganda across their tense border on Tuesday, as South Korea's president asked the United Nations to observe the North's planned closing...
S. Korea leader sees more obstacles ahead to disarm N. Korea
by Hyung-Jin Kim - March 9, 2018 - 12:00am
South Korea's president said yesterday that many "critical moments" still lie ahead to end the nuclear crisis despite North Korea's recent outreach to Seoul and Washington.
North Korean girl band leader heads delegation to South
by Hyung-Jin Kim - January 22, 2018 - 5:00am
The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on yesterday as part of an official delegation
N.Korea cancels S.Korea visit by advance team for art troupe
by Hyung-Jin Kim - January 20, 2018 - 8:00am
North Korea on yesterday abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation led by the head of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea over the weekend to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean art troupe she...
North Korean orchestra, maybe joint hockey team at Olympics
by Hyung-Jin Kim - January 16, 2018 - 6:23am
North Korea's delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea will include a 140-member art troupe, the two sides agreed yesterday, while discussions continue over fielding a joint women's hockey team.
North Korea to go to South Korea's Olympics after talks
by Hyung-Jin Kim - January 10, 2018 - 8:29am
The rival Koreas moved toward easing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea. The countries also agreed to hold more...
N. Korea reopens cross-border communications with S. Korea
by Hyung-Jin Kim - January 3, 2018 - 9:04pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reopened a key cross-border communication channel with South Korea for the first time in nearly two years Wednesday as the rivals explored the possibility of sitting down and talking...
S. Korea offers to talk with North on Olympic cooperation
by Hyung-Jin Kim - January 3, 2018 - 5:16am
South Korea on yesterday offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate on next month's Winter Olympics in the South.
South Korea says Moon will hold summit talks with China's Xi
by Hyung-Jin Kim - October 31, 2017 - 4:25am
South Korea and China will push to normalize their ties badly strained over the deployment of a contentious U.S. missile defense system in the South, both countries announced Tuesday, with Seoul saying their leaders...
Ex-SKorea leader Park complains about extension of detention
by Hyung-Jin Kim - October 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye called herself a victim of "political revenge" in her first public remarks since her high-profile corruption trial began in May
Explainer: North Korea missile test is huge step forward
by Hyung-Jin Kim - May 16, 2017 - 1:56am
North Korea's latest ballistic missile test may be nearly as big a deal as the country's propaganda machine claims.
Moon's rise to power in S Korea causes worries, hopes abroad
by Hyung-Jin Kim - May 11, 2017 - 12:55am
Which of South Korea's neighbors and allies stand to benefit most from liberal Moon Jae-in's ascension to the presidency this week?
S. Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations
by Hyung-Jin Kim - March 21, 2017 - 8:26am
South Korea's just-ousted president returned home early Wednesday after being grilled by prosecutors in a long-awaited investigation of corruption allegations that ended her rule and now threaten to put her in ...
South Korea's president formally ousted by court
by Hyung-Jin Kim - March 10, 2017 - 1:35pm
In a historic, unanimous ruling Friday, South Korea's Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil...
S. Korean opposition parties agree to impeach President Park
by Hyung-Jin Kim - November 30, 2016 - 10:55am
South Korea's three main opposition parties agreed Wednesday to stick to their plans to impeach President Park Geun-hye, dismissing as a stalling tactic her offer to resign if parliament arranges a safe transfer...
South Korean president replaces premier, others amid scandal
by Hyung-Jin Kim - November 2, 2016 - 11:02am
South Korea's embattled president replaced her prime minister and two other top officials on Wednesday in a bid to restore public confidence amid a political scandal involving her longtime friend.
Seoul says North Korea capable of another nuclear test
by Hyung-Jin Kim - September 12, 2016 - 2:20pm
North Korea is capable of detonating another nuclear device anytime at one of its unused tunnels at the country's main atomic test site, Seoul official said Monday, three days after the country carried out its fifth...
Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missile
by Hyung-Jin Kim - August 24, 2016 - 8:40am
North Korea on Wednesday fired a ballistic missile from a submarine into the sea in an apparent protest against the start of annual South Korea-U.S. military drills, Seoul's military said.
In South Korea, puppy farms struggle amid abuse allegations
by Hyung-Jin Kim - July 13, 2016 - 4:19pm
Prices have plummeted for puppies in large part because of the public outcry over a report by SBS TV in May that showed shocking scenes of abuse at two rural farms in South Korea.
UN says N. Korea accusations vs US troops 'unsubstantiated'
by Hyung-Jin Kim - April 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
The American-led U.N. command on Saturday dismissed as unsubstantiated accusations from North Korea that U.S. troops at a border village tried to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting acts."
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