'Seoul, Beijing to hold defense chiefs' talks in Feb.' The defense ministers from South Korea and China will hold talks in February to discuss regional security issues, including North Korea’s attack on a South Korean island in the West Sea, a government official said Sunday.
Government hit for 'submissive' diplomacy The Lee Myung-bak administration is under fire for its “submissive” diplomacy with China over the release of three Chinese fishermen who attacked South Korean coastguards during a fatal clash between a fishing boat and a patrol ship in the West Sea..
Christmas lights to sparkle near border South Korean military authorities have decided to allow a local church to display Christmas lights near the border with North Korea for the first time in seven years.
'Sounds of artillery fire heard in N. Korea' A South Korean military official said sounds of distant artillery fire were heard Wednesday from within North Korea near the tense West Sea border, a news report said.
NK heir reiterates goal to feed people Following up on his grandfather’s legacy, the new heir of the North Korean regime announced the ambitious goals of feeding his people and putting priority on economic growth.
[century] Communist Kim Il-sung’s Manchurian struggle in 1930-40s On June 5, 1937, the Dong-A Ilbo, then as now one of the leading Korean dailies, recounted an incident that took place in the small township of Pochonbo on the Korean border with China. The newspaper reported that a band of Korean “communist bandit..
Citizens vent anger over NK strike South Koreans showed strong signs of ambivalence about North Korea’s artillery strike on Yeonpyeong Island in the West Sea near the inter-Korean maritime border, Tuesday.
N. Korea fires artillery into border island of Yeonpyeong-do Dozens of North Korean artillery shells landed on a South Korean border island in the West Sea Tuesday, damaging 60-70 homes, reports said.
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