The DMZ is considered the world’s most fortified border, separating the two Koreas still technically at war.
Critics are skeptical that salvaging the ship will provide new revelations and find the missing.
Lee Wan Koo has been at the center of a corruption scandal that flared after a businessman killed himself earlier this month.
Other passengers will receive between 150 million won and 600 million won, depending on their age and income.
Foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan are set to meet in Seoul for their first trilateral talks in 3 years.
North Korea has test fired seven short-range missiles into the sea, South Korean officials said.
Flight attendant who Korean Air Lines Co. vice president harassed, filed a civil lawsuit against the airline and the executive.
US Ambassador Mark Lippert be released after five days in a South Korean hospital for treatment of injuries by stabbing.
South Korea’s president visited US Ambassador Mark Lippert amid an outpouring of public sympathy and support suring his recovery from stabbing.
Lippert stood up for a handshake, the suspect wrestled the ambassador to the ground and slashed him with a knife.
During the 2013 drills, tension rose amid North Korean rhetoric that included vows of nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul.
The incident follows another shooting on Wednesday when a gunman shot and killed three people in Sejong City.
South Korean court abolished law that bans extramarital affairs; stock price of prominent condom maker immediately shot up 15%.
18-year-old man becomes the first known South Korean to join the Islamic State group.
Korean Air executive famous for an inflight tantrum over macadamia nuts was found guilty of violating aviation safety law.