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The parents of Megumi Yokota, who was abducted by North Korean agents in 1977 at the age of 13 and became a symbol of Pyongyang's kidnapping of Japanese nationals, met for the first time their granddaughter earlier this month in Mongolia, the Foreign Ministry said Sunday.
Overcoming `Asian paradox` . MARCH 15, 2014 03:23. . South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been actively campaigned for the establishment of a multilateral organization that would contribute to promoting economic interdependency and overcoming security competition among Northeast Asian countries.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt and widow of executed eminence grise Jang Song-taek was probably not returned to North's rubber-stamp parliament, an intelligence official here said Thursday.
China's patience with North Korea has been gradually wearing thin. Six-party talks organised by Beijing in 2003 to bring the North to heel over its nuclear weapons programme have achieved little and been stalled since 2012.
The 16th Symposium on Medical Science will be held here on May 5 under the sponsorship of the Medical Association of Korea with attendance of Korean medical scientists at home and abroad.
The United States said Friday it supported UN action on North Korea's human rights record after a hard-hitting report compared the regime's treatment of its people to the Holocaust.
'There is a very strong work culture in Japan it is a real virtue here. They are workaholics and perfectionists' The idea that Radu Serban might one day be Romania's ambassador to Japan would have seemed improbable when he was a student and Nicolae Ceausescu was in power.
U.S. army chief most concerned about N. Korea`s `miscalculation` . MARCH 15, 2014 03:23.
The Chinese paper Huan Qiu Shibao carried an article contributed by its correspondent in Pyongyang under the title "Leaders' instructions seen anywhere in DPRK" on Mar. 7. The Korean people are applying aphorisms of President Kim Il Sung, leader Kim Jong Il and Marshal Kim Jong Un in their work and life.
Planes sent Thursday to check the spot where Chinese satellite images showed possible debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner found nothing, Malaysia's civil aviation chief said, deflating the latest lead in the six-day hunt.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt may not have been elected to the country's rubber-stamp parliament, Seoul officials said Thursday, a possible scenario that could suggest her political fate has been affected by the execution of her husband.
Japan and North Korean government and Red Cross officials will resume talks next week in China, after holding their first meeting since 2012 earlier this month, officials said on Thursday.
While tormented family members cling to the hope that their loved ones will be found alive, conspiracy theorists are already spreading rumors online.
North Korea has joined hands with a Hong Kong-based company to develop the country's northwestern border city of Sinuiju into a special economic zone, a North Korean official said.