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Former journalist named Seoul mayor's political aide
Former journalist Choi Chang-hwan, 54, has been named as a senior secretary for political affairs for Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon.
Park to meet party leaders next week
President Park Geun-hye will meet with leaders of the opposition parties next week, Cheong Wa Dae announced Thursday.
Stand Up Seoul celebrates 6th anniversary
Stand Up Seoul celebrated its sixth anniversary Friday in front of a packed house at Rocky Mountain Tavern in Itaewon, Seoul.
N.K. special envoy meets with Putin
A special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and delivered a personal letter from Kim, the Kremlin said.
U.N. committee passes N. Korean human rights resolution
A U.N. General Assembly committee on Tuesday passed a highly symbolic resolution calling for referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for human rights violations, sparking angry protests from the communist nation.
Podcast: Can North Korea fire ICBMs?
Host Steve Miller speaks with North Korea expert Daniel Pinkston, about reports of Pyongyang's remodeled Soviet submarine capable of striking distant targets.
S. Korea keeps close eye on won-dollar exchange rates: senior official
South Korea is keeping a close eye on the movement of the won-dollar exchange rates, a senior finance ministry official said Tuesday, expressing worries over herd behavior in the market.
Uber strengthens taxi app services in Asia
Uber Technologies is strengthening its application services that connect potential passengers with participating drivers in Asia, the U.S. smartphone application company said Thursday.
Yoo suspected of lobbying politicians
Investigators have begun looking for evidence on whether the de facto owner of Chonghaejin Marine, the operator of the submerged ferry Sewol, lobbied politicians and bureaucrats for special treatment.
Inspectors, operators thrive on dirty ties
Investigations into the sunken ferry Sewol are revealing the extent of cronyism among ship owners and safety inspectors.
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