Uncertainty looms over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

Soccer Sep 18, 2019

Uncertainty looms over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground. The Seoul-based KFA said it hadn't yet received any information from its counterpart in Pyongyang regarding logistics for the ...

Abe reiterates resolve to hold talks with North Korea's Kim

National Sep 17, 2019

Abe reiterates resolve to hold talks with North Korea's Kim

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, meeting with relatives of North Korean abduction victims, said he remains committed to holding talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without preconditions to resolve the issue. "I will meet with Mr. Kim without preconditions and am determined to work ...

North Korean-themed restaurant in Seoul removes Kim images

Asia Pacific Sep 16, 2019

North Korean-themed restaurant in Seoul removes Kim images

You can sell North Korean food in South Korea. But you're likely to get into trouble if you decorate your restaurant with pictures seen as praising North Korea. Authorities say the owner of a restaurant under construction in Seoul "voluntarily" removed signs with images of ...