Category: Governance

South Korea Seeks to Improve Ties Despite North’s Threat

South Korea said Monday it will keep pushing to improve ties and resume talks with rival North Korea, despite the North’s threat to rekindle animosities if Seoul holds its summertime military drills with the United States. On Sunday night, the powerful…

Cheong Wa Dae says inter-Korean hotlines should be kept

SEOUL– The office of President Moon Jae-in stressed the need Monday for the two Koreas to maintain their direct communication channels.It was responding to the warning Sunday by Kim Yo-jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister who is in charge of…

Pool parties, secret hangouts taunt semi-lockdown

SEOUL– Virus or not, a growing number of people have been caught attending parties in violation of COVID-19 rules, with some business owners opting to open and pay a fine than not open at all.South Korea has experienced a surge in COVID-19 infections …