S. Korea urges Japan to address slave labor in UNESCO row

South Korea demanded Friday that Japan address Seoul‘s concerns over Tokyo’s attempt to win world heritage status for industrial facilities linked to wartime Korean slave labor.Choi Jong-moon, South Korean ambassador for cultura...

Two Korean wetlands added to list of Ramsar sites

Two South Korean wetlands were registered with an intergovernmental treaty on protecting wetlands, officials said Friday, in the latest recognition of the country‘s nature conservation areas.Sumeunmulbaengdui, a natural mountaino...

‘Nut rage’ exec’s jail term suspended

An appeals court Friday freed Cho Hyun-ah, former vice president of Korean Air, clearing her of charges that she changed the plane’s route in the so-called “nut rage” case. The Seoul High Court sentenced Cho to 10-month impriso...

Korea, U.S., Japan nuke envoys to meet

The chief nuclear negotiators of South Korea, the U.S. and Japan plan to gather next week in Seoul to discuss ways to jointly cope with the escalating tension amid North Korea’s growing military threats, Seoul’s Foreign Ministry...