Latest Roh Moo-hyun Stories

2006-03-06 07:11:12

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States and South Korea agreed on Monday to start a formal round of free trade talks in June, dealing a blow to farmers and unionists demonstrating against the plans.

2006-03-06 04:27:17

SEOUL (Reuters) - Trade negotiators from South Korea and the United States met on Monday for preliminary talks on a free trade deal, amid a rally by farmers and unionists in Seoul opposed to the agreement.

2006-03-06 06:40:42

By Jon Herskovitz and Kim Yeon-hee SEOUL (Reuters) - While Hollywood anointed new stars at the Academy Awards ceremony, South Korea was celebrating its biggest ever box office hit -- a film with subtle gay themes about a tyrannical ruler and his jesters.

2006-02-28 21:48:48

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun urged Japan on Wednesday to stop all actions that put its apology for its past war of aggression in doubt, saying Tokyo's neighbors were justifiably upset.

2006-02-26 05:16:35

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun will hold an unprecedented live debate on the Internet next month with the public focused on reducing social disparity, the presidential Blue House said on Sunday.

2006-02-06 07:02:32

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's nominee for the top policy maker job on North Korea ventured into taboo territory on Monday by acknowledging the government of the North's leader Kim Jong-il as a dictatorship.

2006-01-28 20:12:03

By Jon Herskovitz - Analysis SEOUL (Reuters) - A U.S. crackdown on North Korean finances has not only hit Pyongyang hard but also exposed a divide between Washington and Seoul that the two governments may have trouble bridging, analysts said.

2006-01-26 06:09:38

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States is ready to move as fast as the South Korean government sees possible in order to allow Seoul to take command of its troops from the U.S. military in the event of war, a senior U.S. general said on Thursday.

2006-01-25 01:45:00

South Korea's president swiped on Wednesday at U.S. hardliners rooting for the collapse of the North Korean government, but said Seoul and Washington saw eye to eye on how to end the crisis over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

2006-01-24 22:30:01

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea wants to begin discussions for a permanent peace treaty to replace an armistice with North Korea, President Roh Moo-hyun said on Wednesday. Roh agreed with U.S. President George W.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.