North Korea warns South Korea over twisting peace deal
North Korea warns South Korea over twisting peace deal

 North Korea on Wednesday accused the South of misrepresenting their agreement to defuse tensions and warned the hard-won deal was being undermined by claims Pyongyang had made an apology for border landmine blasts.

North Korea tells South not to crow about deal that ended standoff

 North Korea on Wednesday accused South Korea of claiming victory for an accord that ended an armed standoff, saying that was "cowardly" and urging the South to be "discreet in words and deeds".

China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leaders

Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China's guest list at this week's grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II.

Seoul talks tough as North, South Korea hold marathon crisis talks

South Korean President Park Geun-hye demanded on Monday that North Korea apologise over recent landmine blasts, even as the bitter rivals held marathon talks to defuse tensions that have brought the peninsula back to the brink of armed conflict.

South Korea says won`t end broadcasts without `clear` apology from North

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Monday that Seoul would not switch off propaganda broadcasts unless North Korea offers a "clear apology" for what her government sees as a series of provocations.

North, South Korea officials meet at DMZ in bid to ease tension

 Aides to the leaders of North and South Korea held talks at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border on Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday, raising hopes for an end to a standoff that put the rivals on the brink of armed conflict.

South Korea`s Park to visit China for WWII anniversary event

South Korea said Thursday that President Park Geun-Hye would attend upcoming celebrations in Beijing to mark China`s victory over Japan in World War II -- an anniversary that most world leaders look set to shun.

IOC chief Thomas Bach to meet 2018 Games organisers
IOC chief Thomas Bach to meet 2018 Games organisers

Olympics chief Thomas Bach will meet organisers and key sponsors of the 2018 Winter Games on Wednesday and pay a visit to South Korea President Park Geun-hye to discuss government support for the Games, Pyeongchang`s organising committee (POCOG) said.

South Korea President says Abe speech left `much to be desired`

 South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said Saturday that a speech by Japan`s prime minister expressing deep remorse for his country`s actions in World War II had fallen short of Seoul`s expectations.

Pardoned Korean tycoon apologises, vows to reform

 The head of South Korea`s third largest conglomerate apologised Friday after being released from jail on a controversial presidential pardon, vowing to turn over a new leaf and help develop the national economy.

South Korean President pardons jailed tycoon

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye announced criminal pardons for 6,500 people Thursday, including the head of the country`s third largest conglomerate currently serving his second jail term for multi-million dollar fraud.

S.Korea`s President Park Geun-hye to visit White House in October

 South Korean President Park Geun-hye will visit the White House on October 16, US officials said, completing a trip postponed in June due to an outbreak of the MERS virus.

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye criticises `Pyongyang Time`

 South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday criticised the North`s "regrettable" decision to turn back its clocks to a new time zone, saying it would deepen divisions between the two rivals.

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye vows to push labour reform
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye vows to push labour reform

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday vowed to push through labour reforms to ease growing youth unemployment at what she termed a "make or break" moment for Asia`s fourth-largest economy.

South Korea President replaces health minister after MERS outbreak

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday replaced her health minister, who was widely blamed for the government`s poor response to the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that killed 36 people.

South Korea`s top court orders review of spy chief`s conviction

South Korea`s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered a lower court to review its conviction of former spy chief Won Sei-Hoon who was jailed for three years for election meddling.

MERS outbreak shows old habits die hard in South Korea

South Korea`s growing MERS outbreak has laid bare the country`s poor handling of disasters despite President Park Geun-Hye`s pledge to overhaul public safety measures following last year`s ferry disaster, experts say.

South Korea Parliament approves Park's pick for PM after scandal
South Korea Parliament approves Park's pick for PM after scandal

South Korea`s Parliament approved President Park Geun-hye`s choice for prime minister on Thursday after the incumbent stepped down following an allegation he accepted illegal campaign funds from a businessman.

US, South Korean leaders agree to reschedule security meeting

 US President Barack Obama and South Korean President Park Geun-hye agreed to reschedule a White House meeting to discuss the North Korean nuclear threat and other regional security issues, the White House said on Friday.

South Korean president delays US visit amid MERS crisis

 South Korean President Park Geun-hye has delayed her visit to the US due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) crisis, a presidential office statement said on Wednesday.