Budget bickering continues with 5 days to deadline

The two main parties partially resumed the budget review Thursday, but remained far off on key issues including the funding for state-run child care program. The ruling Saenuri Party and the main opposition New Politics Alliance f...

Korean court sides with Congolese asylum-seeker

A Seoul court on Thursday granted refugee status to a Congolese man fleeing political persecution in his home country, where he served as a mid-level opposition party official.The man was tortured by pro-government authorities in...

Sankei’s ex-Seoul head denies charges of defaming Park

Sankei Shimbun’s former Seoul bureau chief Tatsuya Kato on Thursday denied having had any intention of defaming President Park Geun-hye in his Aug. 3 report.In the 48-year-old defendant’s first trial hearing at Seoul Central Dis...

[Design Forum] Artist adorns city with ‘love and peace’ messages

Chris Riggs, an American artist who is carving out a presence around the world with his works full of peace messages, came to Korea this week to speak at the Herald Design Forum 2014 at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul. Riggs visi...