South Korea
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  • S. Korea’s President Moon Jae-in described the proposed talks on January 9, as a “groundbreaking chance” to mend ties between the two nations, technically still at war.

    S. Korea's President Moon Jae-in called it "groundbreaking chance."
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 02, 2018, 6:33 AM EST
  • Samsung’s heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong found guilty of giving bribes.

    A South Korean court on Friday handed five-year jail term to Samsung’s heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong after it found the billionaire guilty of paying bribes to seek favors from then President Park Geun-hye.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 25, 2017, 5:28 AM EDT
  • Democratic Party’s Moon Jae-in leads the race for presidency.

    South Korea is voting in a presidential election on Tuesday as the country seeks to recover from a brief leadership vacuum left by the ouster of its ex-president Park Geun-hye, currently jailed over graft charges.

    LAST UPDATE : May 09, 2017, 7:53 AM EDT