7 Nov 2022
South Korea's former president Moon Jae-in is seeking to give up two dogs gifted to him by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing a lack of support from Seoul, his office said Monday.
24 Dec 2021
South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-hye received a pardon on Friday, cutting short a jail term of more than 20 years for corruption with her successor saying he granted it in the interest of national unity.
29 Oct 2021
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday made a fresh attempt to have Pope Francis visit North Korea, at a meeting at the Vatican where the two leaders discussed peace efforts, Yonhap said.
27 Sep 2021
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in raised banning the eating of dogs in the country on Monday, his office said, a traditional practice that is becoming an international embarrassment.
21 Sep 2021
South Korean President Moon Jae-In called for a "speedy resumption" of talks between the United States and North Korea Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly.
21 May 2021
President Joe Biden meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House on Friday to underscore a strategic focus on Asia, while playing down chances of quick progress on the two biggest challenges facing the United States.
30 Apr 2021
"President Biden looks forward to working with President Moon to further strengthen our alliance and expand our close cooperation," White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement.
21 Apr 2021
South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged Joe Biden to open up talks with North Korea on its nuclear weapons and build on the ground-breaking talks his predecessor Donald Trump held with Pyongyang.
30 Mar 2021
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's influential sister slammed the South's president Tuesday as "a parrot raised by America" after he criticised a missile test by Pyongyang.
13 Dec 2020
South Korea reported 1,030 new coronavirus cases Sunday, a record high for a second day in a row as the country struggles to tackle a third wave of infections.
3 Jul 2020
South Korea appointed a former lawmaker who was jailed for sending $450 million to the North as its new spy chief on Friday, as President Moon Jae-in seeks to improve ties with Pyongyang.
19 Jun 2020
South Korea's Unification Minister, its point man for relations with the North, stepped down on Friday over heightened tensions on the peninsula, days after Pyongyang blew up its liaison office with the South.