Park calls for expanding ties with U.S. in energy, healthcare

South Korean President Park Geun-hye called Wednesday for expanding cooperation with the United States in energy and healthcare, saying both sectors offer bright prospects.Park made the remark in a meeting with U.S. Secretary of C...

Kim released U.S. citizen at Obama's 'repeated requests': N. Korea

North Korea's release of a detained American citizen came as its leader Kim Jong-un accepted the "repeated requests" of U.S. President Barack Obama, the communist country's state media claimed Wednesday.Jeffrey Edward Fowle, one o...

Young Koreans’ struggles behind low birthrate

South Korea’s low birthrate is generating deep concern among policymakers. The government is scrambling to shore up the falling birthrate, a threat that could jeopardize Asia’s fourth-largest economy, which is saddled with a rap...

[Newsmaker] Park, Saenuri at odds over constitutional revision

Conflict between President Park Geun-hye and her party has escalated, with Cheong Wa Dae publicly firing back at the party chief, after he attempted to open a discussion on constitutional revision.On Tuesday afternoon, a high-rank...