Government And Politics

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies

Jun 23, 2018

Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency who twice served as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died at age 92

The Latest: US sets for return of Korean War troops' remains

Jun 23, 2018

The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War

Report: US to send caskets to NKorea to return war remains

Jun 23, 2018

South Korean media say the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War

Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92

Jun 23, 2018

Hospital says former South Korean Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil has died at age of 92

Rival Koreas agree to August reunions of war-split families

Jun 22, 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis

Rival Koreas agree to reunions of war-separated families

Jun 22, 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War in August as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis

Malaysia names new central bank governor

Jun 22, 2018

Malaysia has named an experienced former central bank official, Nor Shamsiah Mohamad Yunus, as the new central bank governor

China blocks John Oliver on social media after scathing show

Jun 22, 2018

A popular Chinese social media site is blocking users from posting about "Last Week Tonight" and its host John Oliver after the HBO news satire program aired a segment making fun of Chinese President Xi Jinping

2 Koreas discuss holding new reunions of war-split families

Jun 22, 2018

North and South Korea are discussing the arrangements for reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals boost reconciliation amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis

Asian stocks down as multiple trade disputes worry investors

Jun 22, 2018

Asian stocks are trading lower as investors were still wary over global trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well as between the U.S. and Europe that could hurt corporate profit and jobs