Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Korea. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

South, North Korea Restore Cross-Border Communication - Sputnik International

South, North Korea Restore Cross-Border Communication

The communication line between Seoul and Pyongyang was cut off last year in June in a North Korean move made against what it claimed were activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.

Monday, June 7, 2021

S. Korean court dismisses damages suit against Japanese firms by WWII forced labor victims - Xinhua

S. Korean court dismisses damages suit against Japanese firms by WWII forced labor victims

(Xinhua) -- A South Korean court on Monday dismissed the damages suit against 16 Japanese firms, filed by a total of 84 South Korean victims who were forced into heavy labor without pay during the World War II (WWII) and the bereaved families.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

South Korea Court Dismisses comfort Women Case Against Japan - UrduPoint

South Korea Court Dismisses comfort Women Case Against Japan


A South Korean court on Wednesday dismissed a case brought by a handful of World War II sex slaves and their families against the Japanese government, citing Tokyo's "sovereign immunity", reports said.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

S.Korea to offer financial support for reunion of war-separated Korean families

reunion of war-separated Korean families
South Korea has decided to offer financial support for the reunion of the war-separated Korean families, scheduled in late August, Seoul's unification ministry said Wednesday.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Two Koreas agree on dates for family reunions

Two Koreas agree on dates for family reunions
Officials from North and South Korea have agreed to arrange reunions for families separated by the Korean War from August 20 to August 26, South Korea's Ministry of Unification has said.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

North, South Korean Leaders Meet Again

North, South Korean Leaders Meet Again
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim’s potential meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

S.Korea expresses regrets over DPRK's suspension of high-level talks

S.Korea expresses regrets over DPRK's suspension of high-level talks
South Korea on Wednesday expressed regrets over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s decision to suspend the scheduled high-level inter-Korean talks.

Monday, April 30, 2018

North Korea will merge time zones with South starting May 5

North Korea will merge time zones with South starting May 5
North Korea will synchronize its time with South Korea as early as this week, Pyongyang announced on Monday. The North created its own time zone in 2015, turning back the clocks by 30 minutes to defy Japanese colonial legacy.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

North Korea Says Historic Summit Opens 'New Era for Peace'

Historic Summit Opens 'New Era for Peace'
North Korea on Saturday hailed its summit with the South as a "historic meeting" that paved the way for the start of a new era, after the two leaders pledged to pursue denuclearization and a permanent peace.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Kim-Moon summit grabs international spotlight

Kim-Moon summit
The leaders of the two Koreas shook hands at the Military Demarcation Line at 9:30 am on Friday. This meeting, the first in 11 years, holds the attention of not only the two countries involved, but also the international community.  

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Japan irks South Korea by offering ritual to controversial war dead at shrine

Yasukuni Shrine
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead, the shrine said on Saturday, prompting criticism from Seoul as it is seen in the two Koreas and China as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Two Koreas Discuss Announcing Official End to War, Report Says

heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone
South and North Korea are discussing plans to announce an official end to the military conflict between the two countries that are still technically at war, the Munhwa Ilbo newspaper reported, citing an unidentified South Korean official.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Unofficial dialogue between DPRK, ROK, US ends in Finland

korea north south borders
Unofficial conversation held in Finland between representatives of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States ended on Wednesday, the Finnish Foreign Ministry said.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

North, South Korea to inaugurate presidential hotline

the presidential Blue House
A presidential hotline could soon be established between the two leaders of the Koreas, an unprecedented move for both sides.

UN welcomes inter-Korean summit, ready to offer assistance

UN welcomes inter-Korean summit
The United Nations on Tuesday welcomed the forthcoming summit between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea, saying it was ready to assist the process.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Pyongyang, Seoul reach agreement to hold inter-Korean summit

Pyongyang, Seoul
The North Korean leader and South Korean high-level envoys have reached an "satisfactory" agreement during their meeting in Pyongyang, to hold a inter-Korean summit with the South Korean President, the North Korean state news agency KCNA reported Tuesday.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

DPRK delegates meet with S.Korean president at Blue House

Blue House korea
Four high-ranking delegates from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in Saturday at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, local TV footage showed.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.