By Hyung-jin Kim The Associated Press ICHEON, South Korea (AP) — The intense grief that Kim II-nam has felt every day since his father died 27 years ago led to a startling decision. He dug up the grave, cremated his father’s bones, and paid $870 to have the ashes transformed into gem-like beads. Kim is […]
South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it has accepted a U.S. proposal to discuss recovering remains of American troops killed during the Korean War, another sign of easing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang …
By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press Editor’s note: Jean H. Lee, The Associated Press bureau chief in Seoul, and David Guttenfelder, AP’s chief Asia photographer, have made numerous reporting trips to North Korea in recent years. They were granted unprecedented access on their latest journey to Pyongyang and areas outside the nation’s showcase capital. […]
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A day after meeting the school psychiatrist, a 19-year-old mathematics student at South Korea’s most prestigious
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of Korean family members separated for more than half a century by the Korean War embraced each other in tearful reunions
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — He was the intellectual force behind the philosophy of self-reliance that guided North Korea and a top official in the Workers’ Party
Cambodia has temporarily barred its citizens from marrying South Korean men after two dozen women were sold into marriage by matchmakers — the second time the government has imposed such a ban …
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Apolo Anton Ohno made history the hard way, overcoming a rare mistake that dropped him to last place before rallying to earn his record seventh Olympic medal.
RICHMOND, British Columbia (AP) — Head coach Kim Kwan-kyu was looking for the right word on his translation computer to explain South Korea’s stunning success in speedskating at the Vancouver Games.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Boxed out by the South Koreans, with all hope of a medal appearing lost, Apolo Anton Ohno could only count on the freakishness of short track to pull it out.