Wednesday, June 3, 2015   

Two Koreas agree to hold family reunion in late Feb
(02-05 14:17)

Seoul and Pyongyang agreed Wednesday to hold reunion of separated families from February 20 to 25, three days later than agreed before, according to local media reports.
The agreement came after Red Cross officials from both sides held talks at the border village of Panmunjeom to sort out details, including the reunion date and venue. The delegates met at Tongilgak, an administrative building on the North side of the truce village.
On January 24, the two Koreas agreed on the reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War at the North's scenic Mount Kumgang resort. Seoul originally proposed the reunion date from Feb. 17 to 22, but the date was slightly delayed to six days through Feb. 25. --Xinhua   
Other World breaking news:
Nepal helicopter crashes killing four (06-02 20:17)
Infants live in squalor in Israel’s child-minding centers (06-02 19:18)
In filthy ‘baby warehouses’ of Israel, African refugee infants risk death (06-02 19:09)
French cops eject African migrants from camps (06-02 18:52)
Indian police arrest Uber driver for harassment (06-02 17:24)
Malaysian family strikes deal on MH370 payout (06-02 16:41)
Air France flight makes emergency landing in Russia (06-02 16:33)
Experts predict quiet Atlantic hurricane season in 2015 (06-02 16:15)
Drought affects 36 Thai provinces (06-02 15:53)
Former British Lib Dem leader Kennedy dies (06-02 15:04)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.