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It's time for South Korea to face facts: The Kaesong experiment has failed. The ideologically motivated joint business venture with North Korea known as the Kaesong industrial complex is not economically viable, nor has it achieved any of its political...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration Tuesday called on the United Nations to tighten international sanctions against North Korea in response to that country's third and most powerful nuclear test, but administration officials argued that the new leaders...
Muscle-flexing over the archipelago of disputed islands in East Asian seas featured prominently in the political campaigns that have brought forth new leaders for China, Japan and South Korea. But don’t expect an end to the posturing and...
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Nearly two years after North Korea bombarded a South Korean island with deadly fire, it threatened Wednesday to strike again as South Korea plans military drills and memorial ceremonies on the attack anniversary. The North Korean assault on Yeonpyeong...
World NowSouth Koreans should not have to identify themselves before weighing in on online message boards and using other websites, a constitutional court ruled Thursday, dealing a blow to a law curbing Internet anonymity....
World NowNorth Korea is willing to accept aid from South Korea after devastating floods left scores dead and tens of thousands homeless, South Korean officials said Monday. But exactly what the country will get and how has yet to be decided. If the two countries...
World NowAt first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, the mercurial strongman who styled himself as a "Dear Leader" while ruling over an impoverished police state, died at 69, according to North Korean state media. Kim was believed to have suffered from multiple chronic...
World NowKim Jong-il's death: South Koreans react with shock, worry and jubilation....
World NowSouth Korean intelligence officials are casting doubt on North Korea's official story line that Kim Jong Il died of a heart attack while working aboard a moving train Saturday morning....
World NowJung Bong-ju: Popular South Korean podcast “I’m a weasel,” or "Naneun Ggomsuda,” host Jung Bong-ju was found guilty of spreading false rumors....
World NowKim Jong-il funderal;: Guests to include South Korean multi-millionaires and a magician from Japan...
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