Today in Korean history.

1990 In its first report on AIDS, South Korea's Ministry of Health and Welfare says the number of South Koreans infected with HIV, the AIDScausing virus, reached 100. As of the end of June 2006, the cumulative number of HIVpositive South Koreans came to 4,227, including 773 who died.

2003 About 30 student activists, members of Hanchongnyeon, or the federation of university student councils, stage a demonstration in front of a U.S. military base in downtown Seoul, demanding that the United States sign a nonaggression treaty with North Korea.

2013 South Korea accepts North Korea's proposal for a new round of talks to normalize operations at the interKorean factory park that has been closed for four months. The meeting was the seventh round of interKorean talks on the Kaesong industrial park, following the failure of the previous six.

Source: Yonhap news Agency

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