South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired her spokesman midway through a summit trip to the United States, Yonhap news agency reported yesterday. Yonhap cited rumours that Yoon Chang-jung - a former political columnist - had sexually harassed a South Korean woman in her early 20s who was temporarily hired by the South Korean embassy in Washington to help with duties related to the president's visit.Saturday, 11 May, 2013, 1:38am
A prominent South Korean legislator says his country should consider developing its own nuclear weapons or hosting a US arsenal as a way to pressure North Korea and its ally China.11 Apr 2013 - 2:30am
Communist China is destined for the ash heap of history because they are not a country of virtues
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry
There has been no official apology ... I expect that the North will offer the message some day for the sake of reconciliation
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak24 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Mainlanders gave the government the lowest marks yet for environmental protection last year, despite unprecedented public spending on such efforts in the lead-up to the Beijing Olympics16 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
The South Korean government's attempt to move the administrative capital from Seoul to the city of Gonju in the centre of the country appeared to be on again yesterday - at least in a watered-down form.24 Feb 2005 - 12:00am
The president's bid to shift the nation's administration out of Seoul is deemed unconstitutional
A proposal by the South Korean president to relocate the country's capital from Seoul was on hold yesterday after one of the country's top courts deemed it unconstitutional.22 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
Kim Hyuk-kyu, who defected to the ruling party, has been branded a traitor
South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun is on another collision course with the opposition just weeks after being returned to office following the overturn of his impeachment.27 May 2004 - 12:00am
Soccer will once again play an important role in building ties between the two Koreas.
Officials meeting in Cheju, South Korea have agreed to revive friendly soccer matches. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency says matches were last held in 1990 to symbolise efforts at reconciliation.3 Oct 2000 - 12:00am
Seoul yesterday pushed forward with plans to build a re-education camp to hold up to 500 defectors from the North.
The Government has set aside just over US$4 million (HK$31 million) to build a camp where defectors will be housed and educated before entering South Korean society, a Ministry of Unification official said.26 Sep 1996 - 12:00am