The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The value of 2 tons of pine mushrooms that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent to the South as a gift Thursday is believed to be 1.5 billion won ($1.34 million).

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday pledged to visit Seoul and reaffirmed commitment to giving up his country’s nuclear program, vowing to take additional steps for denuclearization, with conditions. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Most parents of children aged up to 5 in South Korea will be given a monthly allowance of 100,000 won ($88) per child starting from Friday, with the exceptions of some high-earners and overseas residents, according to the country's Welfare Ministry.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, started their historic summit Tuesday in hopes of reviving the stalled denuclearization talks between the US and the communist state.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The leaders of South and North Korea began their second round of talks Wednesday around 10 a.m. at the Paekhwawon guest house, and they intend to announce the results before their scheduled luncheon, according to Cheong Wa Dae.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Key remarks by Yoon Young-chan, senior secretary to the president for public communications, on what will be discussed at the summit. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - President Moon Jae-in arrived at around 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Pyongyang Sunan International Airport. This is the first time a South Korean president’s arrival in North Korea is televised live.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Singers Zico, Ailee and Ali left for Pyongyang this morning to perform at the third inter-Korean summit.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - President Moon Jae-in said his trip to North Korea will have “significant meaning” as long as it leads to the resumption of stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the US. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The first-ever inter-Korean summit between late President Kim Dae-jung and late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il took place in Pyongyang over three days beginning June 13, 2000. The second inter-Korean summit was between late President Roh Moo-hyun and Kim Jong-il, also in Pyongyang, from Oct. 2 to 4, 2007.