S.Korea Sends Gift of Tangerines to Kim Jong-un

S.Korea Sends Gift of Tangerines to Kim Jong-un

Seoul approves visit by seven N. Korean officials this week

The South Korean government has approved a visit by seven North Korean officials to the South later this week to attend an international peace forum, the Ministry of Unification said Monday.Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun said his ministry has given the green light to the South Korea visits by Ri Jong-hyok, vice chairman of the Korean Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, Kim Song-hye, director of the United Front Departmen...

South Korea ships tangerines to North, which sent mushrooms

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea has airlifted thousands of boxes of tangerines to North Korea in return for the North’s large shipments of pine mushrooms in September, Seoul officials said Monday.

Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un’s struggle to fuel his economy

More than 20 years after his father almost bargained them away for a pair of nuclear reactors, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has his nuclear weapons - and a nation still plagued by chronic blackouts.

North Korea's breakdown of communication

Both the momentum for talks and the opportunity to engage with Pyongyang may be slipping away.

N. Korean paper raps Japan's reaction to S. Korea court ruling N. Korean paper raps Japan's reaction to S. Korea court ruling

BEIJING (Kyodo) -- The newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party carried an editorial Sunday supporting a recent South Korean court ruling orde

Koreas disarm 22 guard posts at DMZ

The North and South Korean militaries completed withdrawing troops and firearms from 22 front-line guard posts on Saturday as they continue to implement a wide-ranging agreement reached in September to reduce tensions across the world's most fortified border, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said.

North and South Korea begin destroying border guard posts

In September, the Koreas made an agreement to eventually remove all guard posts from both sides of the border.

South Korea's rush to North Korea

A new type of “gold rush” of sorts is unfolding, as the latest detente with North Korea grabs the imagination of enterprising South Koreans eyeing fresh opportunities in the North.The South Korean government, for one, is looking for the right moment to revive old business ties and form new ones with its communist neighbor rich in untapped natural resources.  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, left, and South Korean ...

Kim Jong-un’s Seoul visit unlikely this year: experts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s visit to Seoul appears to be less likely to take place this year without more progress in stalled denuclearization talks between Pyongyang and Washington, experts said Sunday. South Korea’s Moon Jae-in administration is pushing to hold the fourth inter-Korean summit between Moon and Kim in Seoul within the year, in the hope of facilitating a breakthrough in the deadlocked US-North...