BEIJING (Kyodo)--A special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held talks Wednesday with a senior Communist Party of China official in Beijing as he started a visit to China that is being seen as an effort to improve relations with its main economic and diplomatic benefactor.
TOKYO (Nikkei) -- There is a national memorial honoring Korean independence hero Ahn Jung-geun in Namsan Park, located halfway up Namsan, a mountain that stands in central Seoul.
SEOUL (Nikkei)--The big industrial conglomerates in South Korea are supporting the policies of President Park Geun-hye aimed at addressing economic disparities, apparently in an effort to avoid criticism that they control most of the nation's wealth.
BEIJING/TOKYO (Kyodo)--An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Beijing from Pyongyang by air on Friday, completing a four-day unannounced visit to North Korea that has sparked concern from the United States and South Korea.
PYONGYANG/TOKYO (Kyodo)--An adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday in an apparent attempt to push for progress in the issue of North Korea's abduction of Japanese nationals in the 1970s and 1980s.