The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korea greatly expanded exchanges and cooperation with North Korea last year, buoyed by a diplomatic thaw following three inter-Korean summits, according to a new white paper published by the Ministry of Unification on Thursday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - When it comes to English books, there are three types of readers in South Korea: expats, Korean elites and language learners.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Shares of YG Entertainment, the former management company of Seungri who is at the center of a sex bribery and corruption scandal, took a toll on Thursday, one day after the National Tax Service raided it over alleged tax evasion.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The police said Thursday that they will open an internal investigation into a plastic surgery clinic where Lee Boo-jin, the Hotel Shilla CEO and daughter of Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, allegedly received injections of propofol, a short-acting sedative and anesthetic drug.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The state-run Korea International Cooperation Agency is considering whether to grant official development assistance to North Korea despite sanctions prohibiting cash transfers, according to an opposition lawmaker Wednesday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday met with US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in Seoul to discuss bilateral issues, Cheong Wa Dae said.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - It has become a habit for many South Koreans to point to China as a thick haze of ultrafine dust descends and chokes the country, as well as to lash out at the Korean government for failing to settle the issue with its giant neighbour.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The US is committed to engaging North Korea, and “sequencing” of denuclearization-related actions led to the summit in Hanoi ending without an agreement, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - 1 in 10 South Koreans aged 70 or above: ministry

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - With the aim of encouraging and promoting templestay programs, the Korean Buddhist Cultural Foundation honored 52 temples across South Korea on Tuesday for their effective programs.