Park calls for swift passage of bill on ferry disaster

President Park Geun-hye ruled out concessions on Tuesday as she urged the parliament to quickly pass a contentious bill meant to uncover the truth behind April's ferry disaster.She has been under pressure to allow a proposed ad ho...

N. Korea rejects talks on Kaesong, citing propaganda leaflets

North Korea has turned down South Korea's offer of talks on their joint venture in Kaesong, again taking issue with propaganda leaflets sent from the South, an official here said Tuesday.In a fax message, the North demanded a halt...

Navy chief quizzed over faulty salvage ship

The state audit agency has interrogated the chief of the Navy over a faulty Navy salvage ship that failed to participate in the national rescue operation for the ferry Sewol that sank off the southwest coast in April, a source sai...

Embattled chief of NPAD mulls leaving party

Rep. Park Young-sun, the interim leader of South Korea’s main opposition party, may leave the party, sources said Monday, as inner conflict threatened to paralyze the party’s decision-making in the face of falling ratings.Infigh...