Peng Liyuan accompanied her husband, President Xi Jinping, for a two-day visit to South Korea. Escorted by Cho Yoon-sun, South Korea's presidential secretary for political affairs, the first lady visited sites of national significance, including palaces in Seoul, and enjoyed various traditional cultural activities.
Korean culture is imposing a visible and speedy impact on China. In contrast, China's traditions, such as Confucian culture, has had an invisible and long-established influence in the other direction.
The 88-year-old man from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea stretched his arms out the bus window to grasp the hands of his sister from the Republic of Korea one final time before the end of rare reunions on Tuesday between hundreds of family members separated for decades by war and politics.