| Nov 24, 2013
| 12:22 PM
(Repeats story first sent on Sunday, no change to text)
* Kim Jong Un makes North Korea infrastructure push
* North wants to link provincial capitals with paved
highways - expert
* North Korea betting on Chinese tourism to revive economy
* Kim's focus...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The modern South Korean film industry was born in the mid-'90s when the Busan festival helped push back the cloud of censorship that had prevailed for 10 years after the end of military rule.
Since then, Korean directors have reveled in their freedom...
| Sep 1, 2013
These certainly are insulting times. Oprah Winfrey felt disrespected when a Swiss store clerk allegedly refused to show her an expensive handbag. Floridians were offended when the Rev. Jesse Jackson said they were living in "a kind of apartheid state."...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:45 AM
SEOUL -- North and South Korea on Friday agreed to hold reunions of families separated after the Korean War ended in 1953, resuming gatherings that were halted in 2010 amid rising tensions.
Delegates attending day-long discussions in the truce village...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:42 PM
SEOUL -- North and South Korea on Wednesday agreed to reopen the joint Kaesong industrial complex after a four-month shutdown, raising hopes of easing tensions on the peninsula.
On the eve of the anniversary of Korean independence from Japanese colonial...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:38 AM
SEOUL -- The two Koreas commemorated the 60th anniversary of their cease-fire on Saturday, but in vastly different ways -- the North, with pomp and grandiosity; the South, with grave solemnity.
For the first time in 20 years, North Korea carried out a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:26 PM
On one side of the world’s most heavily fortified border, North Koreans are celebrating Saturday’s 60th anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War with Victory Day fireworks and a military parade.
In South Korea, Armistice Day...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:38 AM
SEOUL -- As a team of U.S. and South Korean investigators wrap up the initial stage of their probe into the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner in San Francisco, a cultural chasm is growing concerning disclosures about the pilots and analysis...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
SEOUL -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye has dismissed a spokesman over an “inappropriate act” during a state visit to the United States this week, her office said Friday.
Another press aide did not specify what spokesman Yoon Chang-jung...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:56 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea staged dueling war games Monday as threatening rhetoric from the rivals rose to the highest level since North Korea rained artillery shells on a South Korean island in 2010.
Enraged over the South'...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:44 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Park Geun-hye took office as South Korea's first female president Monday, returning to the presidential mansion she had known as the daughter of a dictator, and where she will respond to volatile North Korea, which tested a...