Latest Cash-for-summit scandal Stories

2009-08-16 17:43:33

Ties between Hyundai Group and North Korea appear on the upswing after a meeting between the company's chairwoman and Kim Jong Il, analysts say. The North Korean leader and Hyundai chairwoman Hyun Jung-eun met Sunday and had a friendly chat, the North's media reported, raising hopes among business and political analysts that Hyundai may be able to restore suspended business ties with Pyongyang, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Hyun had come to North Korea on a mission to free a...

2009-08-15 12:18:19

The chairwoman of South Korea's Hyundai Group is staying longer than planned in North Korea, awaiting a chance to see leader Kim Jong Il, officials say. Hyundai leader Hyun Jung-eun was to have returned to Seoul Saturday after winning the release of a detained worker this week, but has extended her stay another day in hopes she can meet with Kim to negotiate resuming Hyundai's tourism and other suspended ventures in the North, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. Chairwoman Hyun...

2008-07-11 12:00:05

A female South Korean tourist was shot and killed by a North Korea soldier at Mount Geumgang, the Unification Ministry said Friday. Park Wang-ja, 53, of Seoul, was shot twice in her chest and leg when running away from a restricted military zone, the Korea Times said.

2005-09-22 21:47:46

SEOUL (Reuters) - Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for seeking rapprochement with North Korea, is in hospital with a respiratory ailment for the second time in weeks, a spokesman said on Friday.

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