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`69 pct of high school students believe South invaded North in Korean War`
JUNE 18, 2013 03:00. . President Park Geun-hye said Monday, "A recent media survey on teenagers` history awareness showed 69 percent of respondents saying South Korea invaded North Korea in Korean War," adding "Distortion of truth and history at schools is should never happen."
Sat Jun 15, 2013
N. Korea urges improvement in inter-Korean relationship
Despite its last-minute decision to pull out of the inter-Korean talks scheduled earlier this week, North Korea has urged the South to actively participate in improving relations between the two Koreas.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Voice of America
Former S. Korean Spy Chief Indicted for Meddling in Election
He is accused of meddling in last year's presidential election. Prosecutors said Won Sei-hoon, who headed South Korea's National Intelligence Service [NIS] until three months ago, ordered NIS agents to post comments online slandering opposition candidates and praising conservative presidential hopeful Park Geun-hye.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Miami Herald
SKorea's ex-spy chief indicted in election scandal
South Korean prosecutors have indicted a former spy chief on charges of meddling in last year's presidential elections by ordering an online smear campaign against opposition candidates.
Experts: Seoul's capabilities, vision needed for reunification
Experts: Seoul's capabilities, vision needed for reunification . JUNE 14, 2013 00:58.
[Editorial] Spineless prosecutors
Prosecutors missed another important opportunity to firmly establish their political independence when they refrained from detaining former spymaster Won Sei-hoon after charging him with intervening in the December presidential election.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
State firms' debts soar after Lee's pr...
The country's major state-run enterprises are heavily in debt due to the previous administration's massive, unviable construction and civil engineering projects, state auditors said Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
DP threatens to seek minister's dismiss...
The main opposition Democratic Party on Tuesday threatened to push for the dismissal of Justice Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, alleging that he interfered with the prosecution's investigation into former spy chief Won Sei-hoon.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Voice of America
High-Level Korean Talks to Resume After Six Years
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, second from left, presides over a security meeting to discuss the upcoming South and North Korea talks at the presidential house in Seoul, June 10, 2013.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Prosecution set to seek arrest warrant for ex-spy chief
Prosecutors said Monday they will decide sometime this week whether to seek an arrest warrant against a former intelligence chief accused of meddling in last year's presidential election.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
S. Korea bans joint preparation of event with N. Korea
June 15th marks the 13th anniversary of the June 15th Joint Declaration between North and South Korea, promoting the idea of reunification through economic cooperation and cultural events.
Thu May 30, 2013
Prosecution expands probe into river pro...
Prosecutors are looking into allegations that more local builders colluded to clinch bids for the previous administration's highly controversial project to refurbish the country's four major rivers, officials said Thursday.
Wall Street Journal
Pop Artist Challenges Censorship
When artist Lee Ha was pasting pop-art posters in downtown Seoul in December 2011, he was shivering.
Tue May 28, 2013
Ex-spy chief grilled again over alleged ...
The former chief of the nation's main intelligence agency was questioned by prosecutors again over suspicions that he directed spy agents to influence public opinion ahead of last year's presidential election, according to officials Tuesday.
Mon May 27, 2013
People's Daily Online
Indonesian president Yudhoyono to receive statesmanship award in NY
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is scheduled to receive the World Statesman Award from U.S.-based Appeal of Conscience Foundation in his upcoming visit to New York.
Sun May 26, 2013
KRX chairman offers to step down
The head of South Korea's stock bourse operator has offered to resign, signaling what could be the beginning of a replacement at the top of brokerage-related agencies, industry sources said Sunday.
Fri May 24, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Japan's Premier to Visit Myanmar
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Myanmar on Friday, the first trip by a Japanese leader to the Southeast Asian nation in more than three decades, as part of an effort by Tokyo to strengthen bilateral ties amid prolonged political tensions with China.
The Straits Times
South Korea commission to probe $25 billion river project
A South Korean government commission will probe a US$20 billion effort to dredge, dam and beautify four major rivers that has been tainted by charges of environmental damage, cost-overruns and corruption.
Thu May 23, 2013
N.Korea's Military Reshuffles Are a Dangerous Sign
North Korea's hawkish Gen. Kim Kyok-sik has been named army chief, while his predecessor Hyon Yong-chol has apparently been moved to the 5th Corps in the central region.