SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) -- A memorial hall to remember Kim Bok-dong, an iconic Korean victim of Japanese wartime sexual slavery, will be built in Uganda, a Seoul-based civic group said Wednesday.
17:35 Jun. 19
The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Wednesday.
(LEAD) S. Korea calls for compensating forced labor victims through funds from K...
17:30 Jun. 19
SEJONG, June 19 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's customs agency said Wednesday it has fined a fashion designer 44 million won (US$37,000) for selling Chinese clothes after disguising them as South Korean ...
14:23 Jun. 19
1962 -- The South Korean government puts an insurance system into effect.
1985 -- The two Koreas hold their third round of economic meetings at the border village of Panmunjom.
14:00 Jun. 19
SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on June 19.
-- Scores of summits scheduled before, after G-20 (Kyunghyang Sh...
06:57 Jun. 19
(ATTN: ADDS Sohn's remarks on indictment in last 2 paras)
SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- Sohn Hye-won, a former lawmaker of the ruling Democratic Party, was indicted Tuesday over alleged real estate ...
15:22 Jun. 18
GWANGJU, June 18 (Yonhap) -- High diving is expected to be one of the most popular events during the 2019 FINA World Championships scheduled to take place in two southwestern South Korean cities --...
15:21 Jun. 18
SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- A central Seoul road around the French Embassy will be given an honorary street name that contains the word "France," officials said Tuesday.
Seoul's Seodaemun Ward Of...
14:37 Jun. 18
1960 -- U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower visits South Korea in his second trip to the nation after his visit to the Korean combat zone in December 1952.
1981 -- South Korea propo...
14:23 Jun. 18
SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- Sohn Hye-won, a former lawmaker of the ruling Democratic Party, was indicted Tuesday over alleged real estate speculation, prosecutors said.
The independent lawmaker f...
14:13 Jun. 18
The following is the first summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Tuesday.
Cheong Wa Dae says inter-Korean summit is not a must before G-20
SEOUL -- South Kor...
13:30 Jun. 18
New prosecutor general's challenges
President Moon Jae-in on Monday named Yoon Seok-youl, current head of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, the new prosecutor general. Moon's decisio...
07:04 Jun. 18
Time to resume dialogue
Kim should prove promise with concrete action
President Moon Jae-in last week wrapped up his eight-day visit to three Scandinavian countries -- Finland, Norway and Sweden -...
07:03 Jun. 18
Kim should respond
N. Korean leader should heed Moon's call to restart denuclearization talks
President Moon Jae-in, who returned home from a tour of three Nordic countries on Sunday, apparently w...
07:03 Jun. 18
SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on June 18.
-- Xi Jinping to visit N. Korea on June 20-21 (Kyunghyang Shinmu...
07:03 Jun. 18
SUWON, South Korea, June 17 (Yonhap) -- Police on Monday opened an investigation into allegations that Yang Hyun-suk, founder of entertainment powerhouse YG Entertainment, attempted to cover up dru...
17:15 Jun. 17
BUSAN, June 17 (Yonhap) -- A man in his 70s has been detained and fined for unlawfully reselling his ticket for K-pop sensation BTS' first-ever fan event and concert in Busan over the weekend, poli...
15:08 Jun. 17
(ATTN: UPDATES throughout with Cheong Wa Dae's statement; ADDS photo, byline)
By Lee Chi-dong
SEOUL, June 17 (Yonhap) -- Yoon Seok-youl, a reform-minded veteran prosecutor who played a key role in ...
13:24 Jun. 17