Trump and Moon, in the Oval Office, discussed the possibility of Moon having an inter-Korean summit with Kim soon as a way to boost dialogue between the United States and North Korea on denuclearization.
Ahead of the summit in Vietnam's capital of Hanoi, a rift opened within Moon's administration over how to advance Korean ties without undercutting international sanctions and the alliance with the United States.
Moon lobbied hard for the revival of nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang following a period of tension over the North's missile and nuclear tests and Trump's threats to bring down "fire and fury" on the North.
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.
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.