Peace activists live-stream press conference from N Korea

  A group of international women peace activists broadcast a landmark press conference from North Korea today, using Twitter's new video live-streaming app Periscope, apparently with official approval.

South Korea says North drops demand for wage hike at joint factory park

 

Seoul: North Korea has dropped a demand for a wage hike for its workers at the Kaesong factory park run jointly with Seoul, South Korea said on Friday, paving the way for talks to resolve the latest dispute over the zone. 

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India-Korea bilateral trade has risen, says PM Modi in Seoul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the 6th Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul, where President Park Geun-hye was also present.

An Asia of unity will shape the world: Modi
An Asia of unity will shape the world: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that the future he dreams for India is the future he seeks for its neighbours and that growth must be more inclusive within and across nations.

Modi takes tour of Cheonggyecheon Stream urban renewal project
Modi takes tour of Cheonggyecheon Stream urban renewal project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a tour of the Cheonggyecheon Stream urban renewal project and praised the vision that converted the once-dirty stream into a modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul.

Day 2 of PM Modi's South Korea tour: As it happened
Day 2 of PM Modi's South Korea tour: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the 6th Asian Leadership Conference in Seoul, where President Park Geun-hye was also present. 

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PM Modi in China, Mongolia talked about Buddhist link: MEA
PM Modi in China, Mongolia talked about Buddhist link: MEA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about Buddhist link in China and Mongolia, disclosed Secretary East of the Ministry of External Affairs, Anil Wadhwa to the media here on Monday.

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Have upgraded bilateral relationship to 'Special Strategic Partnership': PM in Seoul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Seoul on Monday on the last leg of his three-nation tour and held bilateral discussions with President Park Geun-hye.

Modi takes another jibe at UPA; says it's time to 'Act East'
Modi takes another jibe at UPA; says it's time to 'Act East'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday took another jibe at previous governments which practiced 'Look East' policy, saying India has had enough of it and it's time to 'Act East'.

PM Modi in South Korea: As it happened
PM Modi in South Korea: As it happened

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Seoul on Monday on the last leg of his three-nation tour and held bilateral discussions with President Park Geun-hye. 

PM Modi arrives in Seoul on final leg of 3-nation tour
PM Modi arrives in Seoul on final leg of 3-nation tour

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Seoul on Monday on the last leg of his three-nation visit during which he will hold talks with the South Korean leadership aiming to give a fillip to economic and trade cooperation.

Seoul to allow women activists to march from North to South Korea

South Korea will allow an international women`s group to enter the country on a planned march from North Korea by crossing the heavily-fortified demilitarised zone (DMZ), South Korean government officials told Reuters on Friday.

Amnesty tells South Korea to release jailed draft dodgers

 Amnesty International on Wednesday called on South Korea to release hundreds of young men jailed for refusing mandatory military service, labelling their continued internment a "scandal".

North Korea to launch live-fire drills near disputed sea border with South

 North Korea notified the South of its plan to conduct live-fire drills this week near a disputed sea border, the scene of deadly clashes in recent years, the South`s military said on Wednesday.

South Korean envoy meets North Korean ceremonial head of state

South Korea said Sunday its envoy attending Russia`s World War II anniversary ceremony briefly met North Korea`s ceremonial head of state, a rare high-level encounter between the rival states.

South Korea envoy meets North Korea ceremonial head of state: Report

A South Korean envoy attending Russia`s World War II anniversary ceremony briefly met with North Korea`s ceremonial head of state in a rare high-level encounter between two Koreas, a report said Sunday.

Koreas to hold joint event to celebrate June 15 Declaration

Private organisations from South Korea and the Democratic People`s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have agreed to hold a joint event in Seoul next month to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the historic June 15 Declaration, media reported on Friday.