South Korea on Thursday approved a plan to provide $10 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea through a UN-affiliated international organization.
The Ministry of Unification on Thursday approved a private research center’s plan to send an emergency relief package to North Korea to support Covid-19 prevention and control efforts, but it did not disclose the recipient of the aid.
A 24-year-old defector’s recent escape to North Korea through a daring border crossing shed new light on the disillusionment many defectors face in South Korea, conditions that may have prompted several dozen boomerangs to the North...
A United Nations special rapporteur said Wednesday that he will ask the South Korean government to explain its recent punishment of North Korean defector groups that sent anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the inter-Korean border.
The unification ministry revoked the operation permits of two North Korean defector groups Friday, saying their campaigns to send propaganda leaflets into the communist nation "gravely hindered" efforts toward unification.
The Ministry of Unification pushed back against recent allegations lodged against Unification Minister nominee Rep. Lee In-young’s son, calling press reports “malicious and distorted."
North Korean state media Tuesday obliquely expressed interest in South Korea’s new lineup of diplomatic and security officials, signaling that Pyongyang may be receptive to overtures from Seoul if they came independently of the United States.
Following a lawmaker’s complaint that Lee In-young, the president’s nominee to head the Unification Ministry, had refused to explain how he had financed his son’s study abroad, the ministry said Monday that it plans on offering that information.
Dialogue between South and North Korea, as well as the United States, must not be cut off under any circumstances, Lee In-young, the Blue House nominee for Seoul’s Ministry of Unification, said Monday.
Former floor leader of the ruling Democratic Party (DP) Rep. Lee In-young is on the shortlist to be appointed as South Korea’s next Minister of Unification, according to ruling party sources.