Topic: Chun Doo-hwan
South Korea's President Lee made a historic visit to Myanmar this week to boost long-frozen relations – and send a message to North Korea about the benefits of coming in from the cold.
The sinking of a naval ship in March called into question the longtime 'Sunshine Policy.' But could dire health care problems and new UN talks help ease North Korea's isolated stance in time for six-party-talks?
07/16/2010 12:00 pm
South Korean whistleblower Kim Yong-chul, who has written a book about his efforts to expose alleged corruption and greed at Samsung, faces censure and isolation.
06/18/2010 04:09 pm
South Korean investigators cited an 'external explosion' in the sinking of the Cheonan three weeks ago. The government is moving cautiously toward blaming North Korea, though it appears keen to avoid an escalating crisis.
04/16/2010 12:11 pm
The one-time democracy advocate and then president of South Korea, he focused on trying to improve relations with the North.
08/18/2009 01:00 am
Conservatives want to revise high-school texts that they say are dominated by a leftist outlook.
12/01/2008 12:00 am
The cabinet offered to resign June 10 amid weeks of protest against a US beef trade deal.
06/11/2008 01:00 am