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Rappler's latest stories on family reunions


The week in photos: August 18-24, 2018

Aug 25, 2018 - 7:30 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

INNOCENCE. Young Rohingya refugees enjoy ride in a traditional wooden ferris wheel during Eid Al-Adha festival celebrations at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 23, 2018. Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP

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Dec 19, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Does yours involve karaoke and a lot of food?

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Family divided by Korea's turbulent past seeks comfort in reunion

Oct 18, 2015 - 12:52 PM

We felt totally abandoned Our one desire was to go home but our homeland refused us says 90 year old Park Yun Dong

N. Korea threatens to scrap family reunion with South

Sep 30, 2015 - 10:49 AM

Scrapping the October 20 26 event would effectively tear up an agreement the two Koreas reached in August to de escalate tensions that had pushed them to the brink of armed conflict

Korean reunions running out of time

Sep 06, 2015 - 11:45 AM

Time or more specifically the lack of it has always been at the heart of the emotional family reunion process which began in earnest back in 2000

In this file photo, South Korean Namgung Bong-Ja (L) holds the hand of his North Korean father Namgung Ryul (R) as he leaves in a bus after the inter-Korean family reunion meeting at Mount Kumgang resort, North Korea, 25 February 2014. Photo by Lee Ji-Eun/EPA

Polite replies to 'Ang taba mo!' & other Christmas party remarks

Dec 22, 2014 - 1:39 PM

Here are some effective responses to common inappropriate remarks that won t get you into a fight in your next holiday party

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Dec 18, 2014 - 8:00 AM

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Family reunion underway as South Korea-US army drill looms

Feb 23, 2014 - 4:40 PM

A second group of South Koreans met North Korean relatives a day before South Korean US military exercises that threaten to sour relations start

SEPARATED AGAIN. Lim Tae-Wook of North Korea sobs as she leaves her South Korean older brother. They were part of the first batch of Koreans to be reunited with their relatives. Photo by Lee Ji-Eun/EPA/South Korea Out

Bittersweet tears as divided Koreans meet after 60 years

Feb 20, 2014 - 10:23 PM

So old were the first words said by a 93 year old man after meeting his now 64 year old son

LONG-AWAITED. North and South Korean family members divided by the Korean War walk up stairs together during a reunion for families at a venue in the North Korean resort area of Mount Kumgang on February 20, 2014. Photo by Yonhap/AFP

South Korea proposes new family reunions with North Korea

Jan 06, 2014 - 12:05 PM

UPDATED In a press conference Park also says the shock purge and execution last month of Jang Song Thaek raises uncertainties over the stability of the Stalinist state

NEW YEAR PRESSCON. South Korean president Park Geun-Hye speaks during a New Year's press conference at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea, 06 January 2014. Kim Min-hee/EPA

South Korea urges North to resume family reunions

Sep 23, 2013 - 12:13 PM

South Korea urges North Korea to review its decision to postpone a reunion for families separated by the Korean War

North Korea agrees to hold family reunions with South Korea

Aug 18, 2013 - 6:29 PM

North Korea has agreed to South Korea s proposal to resume reunions for families separated since the 1950 53 war in another apparent sign of easing tensions

North Korea shelves talks on cross-border reunions

Jul 11, 2013 - 8:05 PM

UPDATED The North s sudden move came a day after the two Koreas agreed in principle to hold a Red Cross meeting on family reunions

REUNIONS AGAIN SOON? In this file photo, South Korean Lee Jung-Ho (R) meets with his North Korean elder brother Lee Kwae-Seok (L) who joined the South Korean military and was taken prisoner by North Korea during the Korean War, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort in North Korea 27 September 2009. EPA/Korea pool