The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Nine months after proposing a ban on English classes in kindergartens, the government is set to review related policies next month, as parents have complained that the move will only widen the education gap.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - More than 80 per cent of South Koreans have experienced some form of sexism — including body shaming and women having to cook large meals for male members of the family — during national holidays, such as Lunar New Year and Chuseok, a study showed.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - In a rare move for K-pop, BTS' UN speech about self-acceptance embraced everyone including sexual minorities.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Almost 75 per cent of North Korean defectors currently living in South Korea were unaware of the existence of the term “human rights” while living in the communist state, and they have significantly different views from South Koreans when it comes to a number of social issues such as conscientious objection, a study showed.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - A record-high number of job-seekers have given up on finding a job, amid a feeble employment market and slowing economic growth, government data showed Sunday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - With the leaders of US and North Korea expected to meet soon for a second summit, the two countries are set to restart negotiations on nuclear inspections.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The value of 2 tons of pine mushrooms that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent to the South as a gift Thursday is believed to be 1.5 billion won ($1.34 million).

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday pledged to visit Seoul and reaffirmed commitment to giving up his country’s nuclear program, vowing to take additional steps for denuclearization, with conditions. 

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Most parents of children aged up to 5 in South Korea will be given a monthly allowance of 100,000 won ($88) per child starting from Friday, with the exceptions of some high-earners and overseas residents, according to the country's Welfare Ministry.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart, Kim Jong-un, started their historic summit Tuesday in hopes of reviving the stalled denuclearization talks between the US and the communist state.