History of the Koreas

Published On: Mar 11 2013 12:37:15 PM PDT   Updated On: Feb 20 2014 08:05:35 AM PST

One hundred North Koreans were reunited with their South Korean relatives Thursday after being separated for half a century due to tensions between North and South Korean governments. Take a look at the history of the two Koreas.

Korea history 7 - Sondo business district in South Korea
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South Korea was initially poor and struggling, but it built up its economy in the late 1960s. Today, it has the fourth largest economy in Asia.


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