S. Korea, Romania to join forces in IT industry

South Korea's science ministry said Wednesday it has opened an information technology research center with its Romanian counterpart to conduct a handful of IT projects in the Eastern European country over the next three years.Unde...

Park to take summer vacation next week

President Park Geun-hye will take a five-day summer vacation next week at a location yet to be decided, officials said Wednesday.Park's main concern in choosing a location for the holiday starting Monday is the message it will sen...

Justice minister wins libel suit against daily over graft report

A district court ordered a local daily Wednesday to compensate Justice Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn for a defamatory report that said he took bribes from the nation's top conglomerate, Samsung Group, years ago.Siding partially with Hwan...

Police confirm Sewol owner’s death

The police confirmed Tuesday that a dead body, found by a farmer in South Jeolla Province on June 12, is that of Yoo Byung-eun, owner of the capsized ferry Sewol.Investigators identified the body through fingerprint comparison and...