South Korea expressed deep concern about a series of occurrences in North Korea, including the execution of Jang Song-Thaek, who was married to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's biological aunt, Seoul's unification ministry said Friday.
stunning downfall, Jang Song-thaek -- who had been seen as Kim's political regent and the country's unofficial number two -- was executed on Thursday immediately after a special military trial, the North's state media said.
Singapore and South Korea are looking into adding more flights between them to cater to the increasing two-way flow of businessmen and tourists, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday, the last day of his official visit to Seoul.
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