Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington t...

Hospital workers on strike to resume work

Hundreds of unionized workers at a major university hospital in Seoul reached an agreement with management on Monday to end a six-day strike aimed at protesting what they call a government move to privatize medical services.In a j...

(Photo News) Minister-Mayor talks

Strategy and Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan (left) meets Seoul City Mayor Park Won-soon to discuss solutions for diverse economic issues at the Korea Press Center in Seoul on Monday. (Park Hyun-koo/The Korea Herald)

Sewol cripples Assembly

The 100-day regular parliamentary session kicked off Monday as the ruling and main opposition parties remained in firm deadlock over the so-called special Sewol bill.The ruling Saenuri Party and the main opposition New Politics Al...