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Arrest warrant sought for ousted Park

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye on multiple charges including bribery and abuse of authority in connection with a corruption scandal that...

Updated : 2017.03.27 11:33

Moon leads presidential poll for 12th week

Moon Jae-in of the liberal Democratic Party remained the front-runner in South Korea's presidential race for the 12th consecutive week, a poll showed Monday.The former opposition leader gained 34.4 pe...

Updated : 2017.03.27 10:44

Democratic Party to hold key primary in traditional power base

The liberal Democratic Party is set to hold its first primary election Monday at its own power base with the outcome of the vote likely to set the mood for the entire process to name the party's presi...

Updated : 2017.03.27 10:41

Korea steps up efforts to woo more tourists from Muslim countries

The South Korean government plans to bolster efforts to lure more tourists from Muslim countries, its tourism body said Monday, to cope with a drop in visitors from China in the wake of a diplomatic r...

Updated : 2017.03.27 09:48

NK claims S. Korea's unification ministry should be disbanded

North Korea on Monday condemned South Korea's unification ministry for the strained inter-Korean ties and confrontation between the two Koreas, saying that it should be disbanded.A spokesman at the Co...

Updated : 2017.03.27 09:46

Hill: No good military options on N. Korea

No good military options exist on North Korea and the best way to deal with the provocative regime is to increase cooperation with China, former US nuclear negotiator with North Korea Christopher Hill...

Updated : 2017.03.27 09:44

Senate resolution calls for investigation into NK's involvement in US citizen's 2004 disappearance

A US senator has introduced a resolution calling for an investigation into North Korea's possible involvement in the unexplained disappearance of an American citizen from China more than a decade ago....

Updated : 2017.03.27 09:35

Memorial for Korean independence fighter held as civic event in China

A group of South Korean people held a ceremony in Dalian, northeastern China, on Sunday to mark the 107th anniversary of the execution by the Japanese of a Korean national hero who assassinated a top ...

Updated : 2017.03.26 20:19

Political parties pay tribute to fallen soldiers on anniv. of warship sinking

South Korea's political parties on Sunday paid tribute to soldiers killed in the sinking of the Cheonan warship by North Korea as the country observed the seventh anniversary of one of the deadliest i...

Updated : 2017.03.26 18:02

Alliance proposal roils primary debate of main conservative party

The four contenders in the presidential primary of the pro-government Liberty Korea Party bickered over its frontrunner's proposal to merge campaigns with other parties during their televised debate o...

Updated : 2017.03.26 17:57

Cost of housing deters marriage, childbirth: report

A drastic increase in home prices or rents lowers marriages and birthrates, a recent study has shown. The report, released Sunday by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, has also found a...

Updated : 2017.03.26 16:41

Crucial preparations complete to relocate Sewol to shore

Preparations have been completed for the retrieved Sewol ferry to be delivered to a port in Mokpo, where its insides will be searched for the nine passengers still missing, authorities said Sunday.“I...

Updated : 2017.03.26 16:11

Ahn, Yoo lead primaries; Democrats’ first result due Monday

With 44 days left to the May 9 presidential election, political parties are jockeying to finalize their presidential candidate. In the centrist People’s Party’s race, Ahn Cheol-soo is leading.Althou...

Updated : 2017.03.26 16:07

Vehicle movement detected at NK nuke site: think tank

A fresh batch of vehicles has recently been found at North Korea‘s nuclear test site, shoring up speculation that the country may be preparing for another underground detonation, a US think tank said...

Updated : 2017.03.26 15:58

Korea's deputy prime minister to visit Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan this week

A South Korean deputy prime minister will leave for Kazakhstan this week as part of his two-nation trip to Central Asia to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties between South Korea and the...

Updated : 2017.03.26 14:57