Stories By Korea Bureau Chief Lim Yun Suk
106 Dec 2013 Fri
News that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle Jang Song Thaek has been removed from his top-level posts has grabbed headlines around the world.
205 Dec 2013 Thu
South Korea is, in a way, caught in the middle with the US and Japan standing together on one side strongly protesting against China's controversial air defence zone. And analysts in Seoul say the government will need to make its position clear during US Vice President Joe Biden's visit.
307 Nov 2013 Thu
Top negotiators are trying to find a way to resume six-party talks, aimed at getting North Korea to end its nuclear programme. Envoys from South Korea, the United States and Japan held discussions in Washington, while China's chief negotiator met separately with North Korean officials in Pyongyang.
429 Oct 2013 Tue
South Korean lawmakers will make a rare visit to the Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea on Wednesday, save for North Korean defector Cho Myong Chol.
627 Sep 2013 Fri
South Korea has come a long way from being an aid recipient to donor nation. It is now running different programs to help developing countries like the way it once was helped by other advanced nations.
712 Sep 2013 Thu
While a growing number of younger South Koreans are starting to accept homosexuality in their country, the majority of Koreans still consider it to be a taboo subject in a conservative society where traditional values are still considered important.