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    S. Korea to give $500 million in aid to developing countries

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea on Monday announced its plan to extend US$500 million in aid to developing countries by 2020 to meet its obligations to the international community. Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said in a meeting...

    • Posted February 29, 2016
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  • FILE - This picture taken on Thursday, April. 24, 2014 and provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), U.N relief workers with blue helmets and vests stand next of residents of the besieged Palestinian camp of Yarmouk, right, who stand in line to receive aid food distributed by UNRWA, on the southern edge of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria. On wednesday, April. 1, 2015 Islamic State militants infiltrated the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in the Syrian capital marking the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into Damascus, seat of President Bashar Assad’s power, Syrian opposition activists and Palestinian officials said. (AP Photo/UNRWA, File )
    S. Korea to offer $12 million in aid to help Syria

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea will provide $12 million worth of aid to help resolve the humanitarian crisis in Syria, Seoul officials said Friday. The decision was made at an international donors’ conference in London that Lee...

    • Posted February 4, 2016
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    N. Korea asks UN for medical aid during biochemical experiment controversy

      North Korea announced less than a month ago that it is currently experiencing its worst drought in over a century in what was interpreted as a signal for help from other countries. Now they are asking...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • South Korea has offered North Korea MERS detection devices to install at the Kaesong Industrial Complex where  there are factory workers from both the North and South. ((AP Photo/Kim Hong-ji)
    S. Korea offers MERS detection devices to N. Korea

    SEOUL, June 4 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Thursday it plans to provide North Korea with devices to detect the MERS virus so they could be installed at a joint industrial zone in the North. At the...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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    S. Korea to give nearly $1 million to N. Korea to support handicapped

    SEOUL, May 19 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to provide about 1 billion won (US$917,850) to support the physically handicapped in North Korea, a move aimed at boosting inter-Korean cooperation. The Ministry of...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • Portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il, right, glow on the facade of a building as dusk descends upon Pyongyang, North Korea, May 8, 2015. In Pyongyang, commercial advertisements are rarely seen in public, but portraits of the late leaders and propaganda slogans are a common sight on buildings and along the streets.
    Most S. Koreans support aid to N. Korea: UNICEF

    INCHEON, May 19 (Yonhap) — More than eight out of 10 South Koreans are supportive of their government’s aid to North Korea as children there face serious food shortages, a poll by the United Nations’ children agency...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • A Nepalese family works to rebuild their damaged house in Lalitpur, Nepal, Friday, May 8, 2015. The April 25 earthquake killed thousands and injured many more as it flattened mountain villages and destroyed buildings and archaeological sites in Kathmandu. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
    S. Korea to help Nepal reconstruction

    SEOUL, May 8 (Yonhap) — South Korea said Friday it is seeking ways to assist in Nepal’s reconstruction efforts. Two weeks after the country was devastated by a powerful earthquake, Nepal has shifted its focus from rescue...

    • Posted May 8, 2015
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