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North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants more summits with South
In a rare letter to Seoul, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he wants more meetings next year with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The aim is "to solve the issue of denuclearizing the peninsula."
South Korea’s president holds lunch for Kim Jong Un’s sister
10 Feb 2018
The North Korean delegation has met the South Korean president in the South’s capital, Seoul. Footage showed the rare meeting taking place, with South Korea’s head of state meeting Kim Yo Jong, the sister of Kim Jong Un.
Typical North Korean home goes on show in Seoul
2 Sep 2017
An exhibition offering a glimpse of life in the capital of North Korea opens in Seoul with a replica of a middle-class home in Pyongyang where the property market is booming despite sanctions.
Ousted S. Korean leader Park arrives at court to face trial
23 May 2017
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye arrives at court in Seoul to go on trial over the massive corruption scandal that led to her downfall.
Pence meets South Korean acting President
17 Apr 2017
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets South Korean acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn in Seoul.
South Korea's Park arrested and jailed after marathon hearing
31 Mar 2017
South Korea's impeached president Park Geun-hye is arrested after eight hours of testimony. A Seoul judge approved her arrest on the basis she might destroy evidence.
IOC president meets South Korean acting presient in Seoul
14 Mar 2017
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visiting South Korea to check on preparations for the 2018 Winter Games in the PyeongChang meets South Korean acting President and Prime Minister, Hwang Kyo-ahn, in Seoul.
Businesses boom at South Korea protest venue
4 Dec 2016
Seoul's weekend protests give a welcome boost in business for restaurants around the protest venue.
Tens of thousands protest in South Korea, call for president to quit
5 Nov 2016
Tens of thousands of South Koreans are protesting in the capital, calling on embattled President Park Geun-hye to resign over a growing influence-peddling scandal.
Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7
3 Sep 2016
Samsung has recalled all Galaxy Note 7 smartphones equipped with batteries that are fire-prone.
Matt Damon promotes 'Jason Bourne' in Seoul
8 Jul 2016
Hollywood actor Matt Damon meets South Korean fans and promotes his new movie 'Jason Bourne' in Seoul.