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S. Korea begins culling 120,000 poultry over bird flu


Quarantine officials began slaughtering about 120,000 poultry Tuesday on the country's southern resort island of Jeju as South Korea raised the bird flu alert to the highest level.

S.Korea to resume economic cooperation with DPRK as nuke issue progress


South Korea has planned to resume economic cooperation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) when a nuclear issue makes progress, Yonhap news agency reported Tuesday.

S.Korean President's 1st approval rating posts 81.6 pct: poll


South Korean President Moon Jae-in's first approval rating since his inauguration earlier this month topped 80 percent, a local poll showed Monday.

South Korea to flexibly review civilian exchanges with DPRK


South Korea's unification ministry said Monday it will flexibly review major inter-Korean issues such as civilian exchanges with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), indicating a dialogue mood on the Korean Peninsula.

DPRK confirms test firing another medium-range ballistic missile


The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Monday confirmed it test-fired another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday.

S. Korea: Communication channel with DPRK should reopen


South Korea’s Unification Ministry said on Wednesday that severed communication links with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea should reopen, as new South Korean President Moon Jae-in is seeking a two-track policy involving sanctions and dialogue with Pyongyang.

Moon Jae-in leads media exit polls in S. Korean presidential election


SEOUL, May 9 - Moon Jae-in of the liberal Minjoo Party led media exit polls in South Korea's presidential election by a large margin, an official survey from three local broadcasters showed Tuesday.

S. Korean presidential candidates set to wrap up campaign


Leading presidential candidates were set to wrap up their campaign Monday, one day before voters go to the polls in South Korea's rare presidential by-election.

Polls open in South Korea presidential election


Polls have opened in South Korea's presidential election, called early after a corruption scandal that brought down President Park Geun-hye.

Ex-S. Korean president Park, Lotte chief indicted on corruption charges


Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was indicted by prosecutors Monday on multiple corruption charges, while Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin was prosecuted for bribery charge.