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Fri, December 1, 2023 | 08:44
Korea, Laos to beef up economic ties
President Park Geun-hye held a summit Friday with Laotian President Choummaly Sayasone which centered on expanding economic cooperation between the two countries.
Writer sparks dispute over Cheonan
A writer’s lecture delivered to the 2nd Fleet Command at the Pyeongtaek Navy Station, Gyeonggi Province, is causing controversy because he previously claimed that North Korea was not involved in the 2010 sinking of the naval vessel Cheonan.
Old American tourist detained in N. Korea
An elderly American man has been detained in North Korea since last month, according to reports in American media, but the reasons behind his detention have not been established.
Old 'Hwarang Spirit' celebrated
CHEONGDO - Cheongdo County, North Gyeongsang Province, is the birthplace of a number of major ideologies that shaped the mindset of Koreans in the past.
List of 230,000 Korean victims of imperial Japan disclosed
The government released a list Tuesday of over 230,000 Korean victims during the Japanese colonial occupation of the peninsula (1910-45), the first publication of such a list.
Civic group to file suit with ICC against NK leader
A civic group, consisting of family members of South Koreans abducted to North Korea during the Korean War (1950-53), said Monday it will take North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for unlawful detention of the abductees and failure to address related abuses.
Dispute over summit transcript deepens
The dispute over the transcript of the 2007 Inter-Korean Summit is deepening even after the prosecution announced the result of its four-month investigation into allegations surrounding the records.
Ahn to announce formation of new party
Ahn Cheol-soo, a former presidential candidate and independent lawmaker, plans to announce the creation of a new political party in the coming week, a close aide said, Sunday.
Busan holds underlying resentment toward Japan
BUSAN _ Being close to Japan, this city is second only to Seoul in terms of the number of visiting Japanese tourists. Bilateral trade is pretty strong as well.
Gaeseong firms get deferral of loan repayment
The government said Wednesday it will allow companies with factories at the inter-Korean Gaeseong Industrial Complex (GIC) to delay payment of loans due within the next six months.