North Korea abandons unification goal with South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said unification with the South is no longer possible, and that the constitution should be changed to designate it the “principal enemy”. Mr Kim also said three organisations dealing with reunification would be dismantled. South Korea’s president Yoon Suk Yeol, said it would respond “multiple times stronger” to […]

Dog meat production and sales will soon become illegal in South Korea

South Korea’s parliament passed a historic ban on the production and sale of dog meat, as calls for the ban grew amid concerns over animal rights and the dog’s international image. Recent surveys show that more than half of South Koreans want a ban on dog meat and a majority no longer eat it, although […]