Topic: Yonhap News Agency
A reunification tax proposed Sunday by President Lee Myung-bak would help South Korea's economy recover from the more than $1 trillion cost of merging with economically-stunted North Korea.
08/15/2010 10:43 am
Terrorism & Security South Korea begins largest anti-submarine drills ever, despite North Korea threats
South Korea has 4,500 service members from all military branches engaged in five days of antisubmarine drills. North Korea has threatened to retaliate.
08/05/2010 09:19 am
Terrorism & Security North Korea warns of 'physical response' to US-South Korea war games; Clinton shrugs
A North Korea diplomat said there would be a 'a physical response to the threat imposed by the United States militarily.' He spoke as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Southeast Asia regional security forum (ASEAN) to build support for new sanctions against North Korea.
07/23/2010 09:14 am
Panmunjom, the village on the border between South and North Korea, will be the setting for talks between North Korea and the US-led UN Command to discuss the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
07/14/2010 12:59 pm
South Korean Prime Minister Chung Un-chan's resignation would be a blow to President Lee's government. Chung's efforts to revise a partial government relocation initiative was rejected by parliament last week.
07/09/2010 01:31 pm
The new Naro-1 rocket likely exploded about 137 seconds after launching from South Korea's Naro Space Center, said the country's minster for education, science and technology.
06/10/2010 11:35 am
Terrorism & Security Is China backing away from censuring North Korea over the sinking of South's Cheonan warship?
Despite indications last week that it might take a harder line on North Korea over the North's apparent sinking of South Korea's Cheonan warship, China now appears unwilling to censure its Communist ally.
05/30/2010 11:42 am
South Korean stocks continued to fall Tuesday on reports that North Korea was preparing for military action and had accused the South's Navy of trespassing.
05/25/2010 09:29 am
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South Korea on Monday froze funds for government exchanges with the North, a possible sign that Seoul is preparing for the results from an investigation into the March 26 Cheonan warship sinking that killed 46.
05/17/2010 09:39 am