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South Korea wants sanction exemptions to restart North Korea projects

South Korea's president suggests he will push for sanctions exemptions to restart dormant economic cooperation projects with North Korea.

Not a baby factory: S.Korea tries to fix demographic crisis with more gender equality

About 56 per cent of women aged 15-64 work in South Korea, below the OECD average of almost 60 per cent, and 72-75 per cent in Denmark and Sweden, where birth rates are among the highest of advanced economies.


Hundreds of South Koreans sue govt over wartime labour at Japan firms

South Korea received around $800 million in economic aid and loans from Japan in exchange for Seoul considering all pre-treaty compensation issues settled which was spent on rebuiding the infrastructure and economy ravaged by the 1950-53 Korean War.

South Korean President says visit from North Korea's Kim 'a possibility'

"This will be the first time that a North Korean leader will visit South Korea so, although there is no time frame set for that, still that's very meaningful," Moon said.

Koreas gain UN sanctions exemption for joint rail survey

The surveys would require the South to bring to the North fuel and a variety of goods, including possibly cars to test on northern tracks.

South Korea's Moon sacks economic policy chiefs, replaces with insiders

It was a bigger reshuffle than expected, but the appointment of their successors from within the government indicated President Moon would reinforce his economic policies, which economists have said were hurting growth.


South Korea's Moon to replace finance minister this week: Report

"As far as I am aware, the announcement (of the replacement of the finance minister) is due for this afternoon," domestic Yonhap news agency reported, citing an unnamed source at the ruling party.

Row Over South Korea President’s Tweets: ‘Nehru started trend, Modi popularised it’

On Wednesday, Moon tweeted, “Prime Minister @narendramodi of India sent me some gorgeous garments. These are modernised versions of traditional costume, known as the “Modi Vest”, that can also be worn easily in Korea. They fit perfectly.”

South Korean war on 'fake news' raises concern of censorship

Some experts say Moon's government is becoming increasingly sensitive about public opinion as it struggles with economic and social policies and desperately tries to keep optimism alive for its fragile diplomacy with North Korea.

Two Koreas, UN Command wrap up first talks on disarming border

The two Koreas agreed this week to begin reconnecting rail and road links, in spite of US concerns that a rapid thaw in relations could undermine efforts to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

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South Korea President gets ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan

President Moon arrived on Sunday on a four-day visit. This is his first-ever state visit to the country after he took over as the President last year.