N. Korea's labor productivity 30 years behind S. Korea: think tank

North Korea lags more than 30 years behind South Korea in terms of labor productivity due mainly to the reclusive country's decades of stunted economic growth, a private think tank said Sunday.According to a report by the Hyundai ...

S. Korea global leader in manufacturing, lags in quality of life: data

South Korea ranks among global leaders in such areas as manufacturing, research and development (R&D) and financial wealth, but is middle of the pack in terms of quality of life and labor conditions, a report by an international t...

Activists release leaflets to N. Korea despite opposition

Anti-Pyongyang activists in South Korea flew tens of thousands of propaganda leaflets to North Korea across the border late Saturday despite the North's warning that it could scuttle an expected high-level inter-Korean meeting nex...

S.Korea police, residents block leaflet launch into North

Police intervened in a tense confrontation between residents of a South Korean border town and activists attempting to send propaganda leaflets into the North Saturday, preventing the launch which had prompted threats of retaliati...