Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea


N. Korea slams 'evil' South president

Apr 08, 2016 - 9:51 AM

The Korean language version of the same statement uses even stronger language calling South Korean President Park Geun Hye Obama s prostitute who sold Korea s national interests to foreign forces

NUCLEAR SUMMIT. South Korean President Park Geun-hye (R) and US President Barack Obama (L) meet bilaterally in Washington DC, USA, March 31, 2016, on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit. File photo by EPA

N. Korea expels all S. Koreans from joint industrial zone

Feb 11, 2016 - 6:48 PM

Analysts warn the current situation could become a full blown crisis

LEAVING KAESONG. Vehicles pass through an inter-Korean immigration office in South Korea's western border city of Paju, South Korea, February 11, 2016, a day after Seoul announced it will shut down the complex in retaliation for the North's series of provocations. Photo by Kim Chul-Soo/EPA

North, South Korea to hold rare talks next week

Nov 20, 2015 - 10:28 AM

2ND UPDATE It ll be the first since officials met in August to defuse their crisis

North Korea agrees to hold family reunions with South Korea

Aug 18, 2013 - 6:29 PM

North Korea has agreed to South Korea s proposal to resume reunions for families separated since the 1950 53 war in another apparent sign of easing tensions

South Korea to North: Action, not words

Jun 17, 2013 - 12:40 PM

The South s comment came a day after Pyongyang sought to circumvent Seoul by proposing direct talks with Washington

Korean talks: a familiar vanishing trick

Jun 12, 2013 - 2:55 PM

In the end it was a matter of protocol that smothered the initiative before it had even drawn breath

Koreas hold talks, first in years

Jun 09, 2013 - 9:34 PM

3rd UPDATE The talks held at the border truce village of Panmunjom came about after an unexpected reversal on Thursday from North Korea

NORTH, SOUTH MEET. North Korean chief delegate Kim Song-Hye (L) shakes hands with her South Korean counterpart Chun Hae-Sung (R) before the inter-Korean working-level talks at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas on June 9, 2013. Photo from the South Korean Unification Ministry/AFP

North, South Korea agree to official talks

Jun 06, 2013 - 12:48 PM

UPDATE A surprise offer from Pyongyang proposed talks on a range of commercial and humanitarian issues

North Korea proposes talks with South

Jun 06, 2013 - 11:35 AM

UPDATE North Korea proposed talks with South Korea on reopening a joint industrial complex closed by military tensions and resuming cross border tours