The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Tuesday to hold the reunion of Korean families, separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, late next month in the DPRK's Mount Kumgang resort.
South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) continued their dialogue early Tuesday as talks for the reunion of Korean families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War lasted for more than 14 hours.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval rating topped 50 percent for the first time in about 10 months after participating in the celebrations in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of China's victory over Japan in World War II.
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said in a congratulations video that learning Chinese is beneficial to both countries and a lot of fun, as the first Chinese Language Week of New Zealand is launched at East Girls College in Wellington on Monday.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is on Monday facing growing pressure from his own cabinet ministers to increase the intake of Syrian refugees in the wake of the humanitarian crisis gripping the Middle East.