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United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization

Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island, near Nagasaki, Japan, awarded UN world heritage status after resolution of dispute with South Korea over acknowledgment of site's history of WWII forced labor - @AP

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China

Senior South Korean public servant found dead in Jian, China, where he had been handling aftermath of bus crash that killed 10 Korean government officials - @YonhapNews

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea confirms additional MERS case; death toll remains at 33, health ministry says - @YonhapNews

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Ulsan, Ulsan, KR

Update: Death toll from South Korean chemical plant explosion increases to 6, fire officials say - @AP

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea outlines $10.5 billion extra budget plan to prop up growth, cope with MERS outbreak - @YonhapNews

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South Korea

US official to visit South Korea next week for talks on missile defense and other security issues, State Department says - @YonhapNews

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea reports additional case of MERS, bringing total to 183 health ministry says - @YonhapNews

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China

At least 10 South Koreans killed in a bus accident in China, official says - @YonhapNews

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Japan

South Korea vows to step up its diplomatic efforts to improve ties with Japan amid various disputes over shared history - @YonhapNews

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South Korea

South Korean court rules in favor of Samsung Group subsidiaries merger, spokesman says - @AFP

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

No new MERS infections reported for 3 days in South Korea, but death toll rises to 33 - @cctvnews

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea slams South Korea over opening of UN human rights office in Seoul, saying it would lead to war on Korean Peninsula - @YonhapNews

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

1 new MERS death in South Korea, health ministry reports; no new cases reported - @YonhapNews

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea fears MERS may have spread to new hospital - @AFP

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea reports 1 new case of MERS, bringing total to 182, health ministry reports - @YonhapNews

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World War II

Court rules South Korea not obligated to compensate its victims of Hiroshima and Nakasaki atomic bombings who had been denied reparations from Japan - @YonhapNews

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea imposes sanctions on 7 individuals and organizations from Taiwan and Syria linked to weapons trade with North Korea, officials say - @AP

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea reports 2 more MERS deaths and 1 new case, bringing total number of people diagnosed with disease to 181 - @YonhapNews

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea's economic growth will slow as MERS outbreak saps spending and tourism, finance ministry says - @AP

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak, 2012-2015

South Korea reports 2 more deaths from MERS, bringing death toll to 29, health ministry says - @YonhapNews

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