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South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers

As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learnin...

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers

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North Korea running trade deficit with China, South Korea bank says Trade between China and North Korea has increased for three consecutive months, and Pyongyang has a trade deficit, according to South Korean estimates....
19:00, 06/25/2019

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearization talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit...
13:24, 06/27/2019

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Life Lessons For South Korea's Octogenarian School Pupils South Korea's rural primary schools are facing falling pupil numbers. Now some are targeting the opposite end of the age spectrum and recruiting elderly illiterate grandmothers to stave off the threat...
18:36, 05/31/2019

Buying a big stick: South Korea's military spending has North Korea worried South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernizing their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, creating a point of tension that has sharpened as t...
08:12, 09/11/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
00:24, 08/07/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead Talks on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons are at risk because the United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, North Korea said on Tues...
11:48, 07/16/2019

North Korea's two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: South Korea North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-S.Korea joint military exercises....
06:48, 08/10/2019

South Korea accuses Japan of 'lukewarm' stand on North Korea sanctions Relations between U.S. allies South Korea and Japan deteriorated on Tuesday with South Korea questioning Japan's commitment to U.N. sanctions against North Korea, while a South Korean legal case looke...
14:36, 07/16/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles ....
12:36, 05/09/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles into the sea, South Korea's military says Experts say the country is stepping up pressure against the US after February’s failed nuclear summit in Bangkok North Korea has fired a number of short-range projectiles into the sea from the east co...
08:24, 05/04/2019

Typhoon Lingling kills 3 in South Korea before making landfall in North Korea South Korea's government said at least 15 people were being treated for injuries, including an elderly couple who were injured after steel scaffolding collapsed on their home....
20:12, 09/07/2019

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
17:36, 07/03/2019

North Korea fires ‘projectiles’, South Korea says stop raising tensions SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to “stop a...
23:12, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires 'projectiles', South Korea says stop raising tensions North Korea fired several "unidentified short-range projectiles" into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to "stop acts that escalate milita...
15:24, 05/04/2019

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a senior official at Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on...
02:36, 08/11/2019

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills between Seoul and Washington, D.C....
23:12, 08/11/2019

South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit....
11:36, 06/26/2019

Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump has reacted to four North Korean missile tests in less than two weeks with little more than a shrug. Instead, he appears to be turning his frustrations about the peninsula on So...
04:24, 08/09/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles off east coast, South Korea says North Korea on Wednesday fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, the second such launch in less than a week....
05:24, 07/31/2019

South Korea national security chief warns of more North Korea provocations South Korean President Moon Jae-in's national security adviser said Tuesday North Korea's launch of short-range missiles is not a violation of an inter-Korea military agreement reached in 2018....
18:24, 08/06/2019

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new weapons, North Korea's state media said on Thursday, c...
08:24, 07/11/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
07:36, 08/07/2019

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual se...
16:48, 06/01/2019

'We will make them pay': North Korea launches missiles, condemns U.S.-South Korea drills North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, South Korea said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang warned that hostile moves against it "have reached the ...
13:36, 08/06/2019

North Korea fires short-range missile off its coast, South Korea says North Korea fired a short-range missile toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning local time — the country’s first test launch in a year and a half, South Korean media reported. US and S...
03:48, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires missiles into sea, says South Korea, nuclear talks in doubt North Korea fired two short-range missiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, the first missile test since leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed...
04:00, 07/25/2019

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, South Korea says North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) said in a statement, the second such launch in less than a week....
19:48, 07/31/2019

North Korea fires missiles, derides South Korea's Moon as 'impudent' North Korea launched at least two short-range ballistic missiles on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Ko...
12:24, 08/16/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires short-range projectiles North Korea fired numerous short-range projectiles into the East Sea Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, amid stalled U.S. nuclear talks....
18:12, 05/04/2019

South Korea gives most aid to North Korea since 2008 amid food shortage South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up ...
11:48, 06/19/2019

North Korea Says Missile Launches A "Solemn Warning" To South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" to the South, state media said Friday, a day after the North fired two missiles......
05:12, 07/26/2019

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
17:48, 07/16/2019

North Korea says missile launches were ‘solemn warning’ to South Korea North Korea said it is infuriated over U.S.-South Korean plans to hold military drills that the North says are invasion rehearsals and proof of the allies’ hostility to Pyongyang....
05:24, 07/26/2019

South Korea: North Korea-United States to resume talks soon South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that North Korea and the United States will soon restart working-level talks and that his government will fully continue to support the peace process....
15:01, 09/16/2019

North Korea: Missile launch was a 'solemn warning' to South Korea North Korea said on Friday that it launched a "new-type tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" against South Korea, one day after the communist state fired two short-range ballistic missiles in...
10:36, 07/26/2019

Both missiles North Korea fired flew some 600 km: South Korea military Both of the missiles North Korea fired on Thursday flew some 600 km (373 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry said, citing a joint assessment of the launches with the United States....
05:12, 07/26/2019

North Korea fired projectiles from around Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
00:12, 07/25/2019

One of the missiles North Korea fired was new design: South Korea official At least one of the two missiles North Korea test fired on Thursday was a newly developed design and flew some 690 km (428 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry told Reuters....
09:12, 07/25/2019

North Korea bristles at joint South Korea-U.S. military exercise North Korea bristled Tuesday at joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, calling the maneuvers a violation of a series of peace agreements and warning it could seek a "new r...
16:00, 08/06/2019

South Korea takes the brunt of North Korea’s cryptocurrency cyberattacks A United Nations (UN) report has disclosed how the intergovernmental organization is investigating at least 35 cyberattacks led by North Korea, South China Morning Post reports. The attacks include cr...
14:48, 08/13/2019

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles Into The Sea: South Korea North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, after warnings from Pyongyang over military exercises between Washington and Seoul next.....
03:48, 07/25/2019

South Korea Claims North Korea Launched More Unidentified Projectiles (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Wednesday fired several unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, less than a week after the North launched two short-...
01:48, 07/31/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
13:48, 06/26/2019

U.S., North Korea in Informal Talks for Third Summit, South Korea's Moon Says The U.S. and North Korea have been engaged in informal talks about a third nuclear summit between the two countries’ leaders, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said....
14:36, 06/26/2019

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morning....
13:00, 08/24/2019

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Korea, the State Department said on Friday....
23:36, 08/16/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of "political will" to improve relations....
16:48, 08/06/2019

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Wednesday....
13:12, 07/03/2019

North Korea test-fires weapons again Friday, South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week, South Korea's military and...
13:00, 08/02/2019

South Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea while it also considers sending food to the country th...
10:48, 05/20/2019

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, according to the South Korean military, less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and missiles....
11:12, 05/09/2019

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denuclearisation agreement reached by the two countries la...
10:24, 06/28/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign o...
08:36, 05/04/2019

South Korea says North Korea's short-range missile launches a show of force, more could come North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises....
17:24, 08/10/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
05:24, 06/20/2019

Japan says South Korea fails to grasp North Korea threat with scrapping of pact Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing security threat pose...
11:24, 08/23/2019

North Korea fired 'multiple' projectiles off east coast, South Korea reports North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korean military officials told Yonhap News, just days after firing two short-range missiles from the east coast ...
01:24, 07/31/2019

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat The cracks in the relationship between South Korea and Japan are deepening -- undercutting security cooperation on North Korea and potentially handing a win to China....
16:12, 08/23/2019

Powerful typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea; hundreds of homes destroyed Typhoon Lingling was one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, state media in North Korea reported.        ...
19:36, 09/09/2019

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immediate halt to such comments....
12:48, 07/09/2019

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised third weapons test this week in a bid to keep pressure on US, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a third weapons test this week in an effort to beef up the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
08:48, 08/04/2019

North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington....
04:00, 06/27/2019

Analyst: North Korea missile tests no match for Japan, South Korea dispute North Korea's recent missile tests are not likely to change the dynamics of the South Korea-Japan trade dispute partly due to U.S. President Donald Trump's approach to Kim Jong Un, a Korea expert says...
10:12, 08/01/2019

North Korea says joint military drills violate agreements with U.S., South Korea: KCNA North Korea said on Tuesday that the joint military drill being conducted by the United States and South Korea violates agreements North Korea made with them, state media KCNA said....
07:12, 08/06/2019

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s di...
22:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean t...
08:12, 08/16/2019

South Korea Claims North Korea Has Launched More Short-Range Ballistic Missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing two short-range ballistic missiles off its east co...
15:24, 07/31/2019

South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice aid to North Korea in response to food shortages....
12:48, 06/19/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a se...
02:36, 06/25/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
09:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea Fires More Projectiles Ahead of Joint U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the North considers a rehearsal for invasion....
02:24, 08/06/2019

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, which Kim said was meant to send an "adequate warnin...
04:24, 08/07/2019

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
14:12, 06/27/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.     ...
04:24, 08/06/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons a...
10:36, 07/17/2019

South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea....
09:36, 07/01/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: South Korea North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises....
12:00, 08/10/2019

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the North considers a rehearsal for invasion....
05:12, 08/06/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says new tactical missile launch was warning to South Korea: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korea to stop importing high-tech weapons and conducting joint mili...
01:48, 07/26/2019

South Korea's Moon taps new ambassador to U.S. as allies face North Korea, defense costs South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as South Korea steps up efforts to connect with the Trump administration on issues su...
04:24, 08/09/2019

North Korea's missile launch was a protest after failed Trump summit: South Korea's Moon South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's latest missile launch was probably a subdued protest against the United States after a failed summit of the two countries' leade...
15:12, 05/09/2019

South Korea calls Japan reports of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea had exported banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" amid a growing dispute over Japanese ...
14:12, 07/15/2019

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reports that North Korea has launched several unidentified projectiles North Korea launched several unidentified projectiles early Wednesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff informed to the Yonhap news agency....
23:48, 07/31/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.  &...
06:12, 08/16/2019

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a surprise since North Korea has raised tensions in rec...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for a resumption of talks aimed at ending North Korea's ...
02:36, 06/25/2019

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is ne...
21:48, 06/19/2019

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children an...
20:00, 06/19/2019

US citizen released from North Korea says he spied for US, South Korea A U.S. citizen who was convicted of espionage in North Korea but was later freed has admitted he was indeed spying for the U.S. and South Korea — surreptitiously trying to collect sensitive informatio...
20:12, 07/29/2019

South Korea investigating North Korea’s new rocket system South Korea says it is analyzing more than a dozen photos from North Korea following a statement from Pyongyang that the regime tested a new rocket system, not missiles....
18:12, 08/01/2019

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A United States official has described them as "short-range." It comes as the North ramps up diplomatic pressure on Washing...
04:36, 07/25/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectile, South Korea says Joint Chiefs of Staff did not elaborate on the launch, which took place Thursday morningNorth Korea has fired an unidentified projectile from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea’s eastern coast, accor...
00:00, 07/25/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires an unidentified projectile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area. It’s the second such launch in the last five days. T...
12:36, 05/09/2019

North Korea has fired second projectile in five days, says South Korea Launch of unidentified object could spell danger for nuclear disarmament talksNorth Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area, South Korea’s military said, its second ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Typhoon kills 3 in South Korea before moving to North Korea A typhoon that was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit South Korea has swept along the country’s coast, toppling trees, grounding planes and causing at least three deaths before moving on to N...
17:01, 09/07/2019

North Korea Fired Two Missiles, Says South Korea's Military North Korea welcomed a US envoy's visit to Seoul by firing two missiles Thursday, the South's military said, in Pyongyang's second launch in less than a week as it seeks to up the ante in deadlocked.....
14:24, 05/09/2019

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food ...
11:24, 06/19/2019

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea on Thursday, the first launches since last month’s historic border meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according ...
07:48, 07/25/2019

US, North Korea In Behind-The-Scenes Talks Over Third Summit: South Korea The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in......
10:36, 06/26/2019

China says North Korea's Kim is committed to denuclearize: South Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping told South Korean President Moon Jae-in that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's commitment to denuclearization remained unchanged, South Korea's presidential Blue House sai...
13:24, 06/27/2019

Typhoon Kills 3 in South Korea Before Moving on to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea — One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit South Korea swept along the country’s coast on Saturday, toppling trees, grounding planes and causing at least three deat...
23:24, 09/07/2019

North Korea launches another unidentified projectile: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the second such launch in the last fiv...
11:12, 05/09/2019

South Korea Says North Korea Fired 2 Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U....
03:00, 07/25/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart...
04:48, 07/25/2019

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" ...
09:24, 07/15/2019

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide ...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's p...
05:24, 06/27/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
22:24, 05/31/2019

North Korea claims it tested new rocket system that could improve ability to strike South Korea, American bases North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised the first test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could improve the Hermit Kingdom’s abilities to strike targets in South Korea and...
19:24, 08/01/2019

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talk...
09:36, 06/19/2019

South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon' The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and it would "go well," a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress in negotiatio...
07:24, 08/22/2019

South Korea says North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said Friday North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington a...
09:48, 08/16/2019

North Korea: Launch was a "warning" to South Korea North Korea says the two missiles launched this week toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, were intended to send a warning to South Korea....
01:24, 07/26/2019

North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United Stat...
08:48, 08/06/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart nuclear diplomac...
03:24, 07/25/2019

North Korea Launches Two ‘Projectiles,’ South Korea Says North Korea fires two projectiles off its east coast on Thursday amid stalled efforts to resume talks on ending the country’s nuclear weapons program....
02:00, 07/25/2019

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclearization negotiations with North Korea....
10:36, 05/21/2019

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean ...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Angelina Jolie Is "Very Proud" as Son Maddox Enrolls in South Korean University Maddox Jolie-Pitt is heading off to college. E! News has learned that the eldest son of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt will start classes at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, in late......
16:24, 08/06/2019

South Korea’s Chaebol The story of South Korea’s transformation from economic minnow to one of the world’s largest exporters owes much to its sprawling, family-run conglomerates. Known as chaebol, these long-time pillars o...
16:12, 08/29/2019

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing inventory....
00:36, 05/21/2019

South Korea reaches 260,000 5G users There are already 260,000 5G subscribers in South Korea, just a month after next generation mobile services went live in the country.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advan...
13:36, 05/03/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partn...
14:36, 08/22/2019

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their oppone...
03:12, 06/18/2019

South Korea approved to buy 12 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters The U.S. State Department's approval of the $800 million deal for Sikorsky's Seahawk multi-mission rotorcraft is expected to improve South Korea's ability to perform anti-surface and anti-submarine wa...
04:48, 08/09/2019

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
20:36, 07/18/2019

| Host of SA swimmers in Day 1 action in South Korea A whole host of SA swimmers will take to the pool in Day 1's heats of the swimming section at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea on Sunday....
09:48, 07/20/2019

South Korea to file WTO complaint against Japan In the latest move in a tit-for-tat economic and diplomatic dispute, Seoul has accused Tokyo of unlawfully choking off key materials used in making high-tech smartphones and TVs....
12:48, 09/11/2019

South Korea looks to own startups for growth, here are the top 5 in 2019 South Korea has never lacked talent and the country is looking to foster its own. Here are five South Korean startups in 2019 that have the potential to ride the big tech trends of the next decade....
07:48, 05/27/2019

South Korea moves from Windows to Linux In an effort to prepare for Windows 7's End of Life early next year, South Korea has revealed that all of its government computers will soon make the switch from Windows to Linux.The official Win...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Trump Says South Korea Agrees to Pay More for U.S. Defenses President Trump said on Twitter that South Korea had agreed to pay “substantially more” for American troops stationed in South Korea to defend against North Korea....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, and plans to dine there with President Moon Jai-in — and if he has his way, heR...
02:24, 06/29/2019

Lee Hee-ho, Influential Former First Lady of South Korea, Dies at 96 Ms. Lee, an early campaigner for women’s rights, also inspired her late husband, President Kim Dae-jung, in his pro-democracy struggle against the country’s military dictatorship....
15:00, 06/11/2019

South Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is treating Seoul as an "adversary."...
19:01, 08/28/2019

In South Korea, Gay Soldiers Can Serve. But They Might Be Prosecuted. Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against sexual minorities....
04:00, 07/11/2019

South Korea's young men are fighting against feminism On the same street corner in Seoul where 10,000 South Korean women rallied last October to demand an end to spy cameras and sexual violence, the leader of a new activist group addressed a small group ...
07:24, 09/22/2019

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the t...
20:48, 04/28/2019

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billion....
04:00, 06/19/2019

South Korea Feels the Trade War Burn South Korean stocks are among the world’s worst performers this year, as its export-focused companies grapple with not one, but two trade fights and slowing global growth....
23:00, 08/23/2019

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after U.S. ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key secur...
05:48, 05/30/2019

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an ...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
20:24, 07/01/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
13:24, 05/08/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
14:48, 05/17/2019

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced ...
15:24, 06/13/2019

South Korea will let you go for a hike along the heavily-armed DMZ Want to go for a hike along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea demilitarized zone? Now's your chance.        ...
18:12, 04/30/2019

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
15:12, 08/16/2019

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after US ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its recent blacklisting by the United States, a key secur...
11:48, 05/30/2019

South Korea opens hiking trails on DMZ The United Nations Command has approved phase one of South Korea's "Peace Trail" project, which includes plans to open three hiking trails in the DMZ....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late goal in a 2-0 victory over South Korea on Wednesday. ...
18:12, 06/12/2019

N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea, South says Experts have said Thursday's launches appear to have involved the North's version of Russia's Iskander, a short-range, ground-to-ground ballistic missile known as KN-23, as it test-fired in May....
11:00, 07/25/2019

Pro gamers in South Korea train for 15 hours a day – here’s what’s involved For many, the idea of earning a living as a professional gamer seems like a dream come true. Getting paid to play video games all day, with unlimited access to state-of-the-art gaming rigs and the lat...
08:48, 07/24/2019

Kim Jong Un: Missile launch a 'warning; to U.S., South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called his country's fourth set of missile launches in less than two weeks a "warning" to South Korea and the United States over an ongoing joint military exercise, Nor...
11:36, 08/07/2019

U.S. lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods The U.S. is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington.Read More...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partne...
16:12, 07/01/2019

We went inside Samsung's global headquarters in South Korea. Here's what we saw Samsung is one of the world's largest companies, with more than 320,000 employees worldwide. CNBC gets an exclusive tour of its global headquarters in South Korea....
13:36, 06/21/2019

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Her...
02:48, 06/18/2019

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before b...
11:24, 06/11/2019

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on...
05:00, 08/01/2019

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, escalating tensions between two U.S. allies whose companies together supply key components used by U.S. technology companies suc...
12:36, 08/02/2019

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it tra...
12:48, 07/09/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
19:12, 07/07/2019

Uncertainty over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground....
17:24, 09/18/2019

U.S. will 'do what it can' to help resolve South Korea-Japan dispute, diplomat says Washington "will do what it can do" to help defuse a political and economic dispute between its allies South Korea and Japan, the top U.S. diplomat responsible for Asia policy said during a visit to S...
09:36, 07/17/2019

Japan-South Korea trade spat gets worse South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global supply chain for smartphones and electronic devices....
17:12, 07/26/2019

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
16:24, 07/22/2019

China dusts the U.S., Finland, and South Korea with 34% of key 5G patents Even if Chinese companies aren't allowed to sell 5G gear in multiple countries, they could earn a third of all 5G patent licensing royalties.Read More...
05:36, 05/03/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the United States as it seeks to expand East Asia secu...
12:36, 08/22/2019

Trump says talks with South Korea under way over defense costs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday discussions have begun with South Korea, aimed at getting the country to pay more for the cost of maintaining U.S. troops in the region to guard against any th...
19:36, 08/07/2019

N. Korea vows to respond to South’s deployment of F-35 jets North Korea has slammed South Korea for deploying U.S. stealth fighter jets, warning that it will respond by developing unspecified special weapons of its own...
10:48, 07/11/2019

Nigeria upset South Korea for rare World Cup win "Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament i...
19:36, 06/12/2019

South Korea says Russia blamed glitch for what it said was an air intrusion South Korea said on Wednesday that Russia blamed an equipment malfunction for what it initially said was an intrusion by a military aircraft into South Korean airspace the previous day, though Moscow ...
11:24, 07/24/2019

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem - Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing people familiar with the matter....
11:24, 08/23/2019

South Korea agencies can’t confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before h...
10:48, 06/11/2019

South Korea fails to drum up support at WTO in row with Japan South Korea's bid to garner international support in a row with Japan by airing its case at the World Trade Organization brought no visible dividend on Wednesday, as no other countries took the floor ...
16:24, 07/24/2019

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other...
01:36, 06/08/2019

Sex doll ruling arouses controversy in South Korea A petition calling for a ban on importing life-size sex dolls into South Korea has gathered nearly a quarter million signatures as of Friday, passing a threshold that requires the president's office t...
15:24, 08/02/2019

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lea...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Japan and South Korea Feud, but Breaking Up Is Hard Tokyo put new trade limits on Seoul and South Korean shoppers are spurning Japanese goods, but the ties between the two U.S. allies may be hard to unwind....
21:00, 08/28/2019

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade row spirals South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare decades-old animosity at the root of a row over fast-tr...
15:24, 08/02/2019

Samsung's Bixby Marketplace launches in the US and South Korea Bixby may be the forgotten child of virtual assistants, but Samsung is still hoping it can break through and compete with the likes of Siri, Alexa and Cortana. The company has opened its Bixby Marketp...
00:24, 07/02/2019

Japan to toughen restrictions on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — Japan is imposing further restrictions on exports to South Korea, citing a decline in “relations of international trust” between the Asian neighbors. The Ministry of Economy, ...
09:36, 07/01/2019

South Korea Seeks $350 Million Trade Sanctions Against US South Korea is seeking an annual $350 million in trade sanctions against the United States in an Obama-era dispute over tariffs on steel pipes, it said in a World Trade Organization (WTO) filing......
22:36, 07/30/2019

South Korea dog meat: The dogs saved from being eaten As South Korea wrestles with the issue of eating dog meat, more farms are being closed and the animals rehomed. We meet some of those who have found new lives in the UK....
02:12, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the latest move in a festering dispute that has seen Wash...
19:48, 07/24/2019

South Korea: Russia says airspace intrusion was not intentional Russia has told South Korea that the latest airspace intrusion by one of its warplanes was not intentional and was probably caused by a technical glitch, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Wed...
14:24, 07/24/2019

South Korea detains North Korean man crossing the DMZ The South Korean military detained a North Korean man who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JSC) said on Thu...
04:36, 08/01/2019

South Korea must take France drubbing on the chin: coach South Korea coach Yoon Duk-yeo said his side would have to take their 4-0 drubbing in their women's World Cup opener against France on the chin and turn their minds immediately to their second match a...
13:24, 06/08/2019

Kim Jong Un: Missile launches were warning to US, South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United Stat...
06:24, 08/07/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the Eas...
08:00, 07/11/2019

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Ko...
08:00, 06/30/2019

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
11:48, 06/14/2019

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers offering their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Read More...
13:48, 07/01/2019

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
20:24, 07/09/2019

South Korea’s 5G carriers boast 260,000 customers in first month After just under a month of attracting 5G subscribers, South Korea already has a solid base of early adopters, though service issues persist.Read More...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Renard, a 6-foot-2 the tallest player in the tournamen...
00:12, 06/08/2019

North Korea Urges the South to Stop Mediating Between It and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington.The North’s Foreign Ministry also repeated its demand that the ...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to re...
10:00, 08/20/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea’s leader in Vietnam...
23:24, 05/15/2019

South Korea Leader Appeals to Japan as Dispute Festers In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
02:36, 08/16/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will go on sale Friday in South Korea Samsung’s $2,000 foldable phone is almost upon us. The long-delayed Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said Wednesday. The Fold was orig...
18:00, 09/04/2019

South Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has decided to allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative governm...
14:24, 05/17/2019

South Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant....
06:36, 08/21/2019

No plan to change South Korea-U.S. military exercise, U.S. official says The United States does not plan to make changes to a military drill with South Korea, a senior U.S. defense official said on Wednesday, despite a series of North Korean missile launches intended to pr...
04:36, 08/01/2019

Japan defends South Korea ‘white list’ removal Japan held a meeting of ministers and senior officials a day ahead of "white list" removal, when South Korea will be taken off Tokyo's list of preferred trading partners....
17:00, 08/27/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says it is ‘senseless’ for Seoul to hope for talks while it continues joint military drills with USNorth Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea’s military s...
03:48, 08/16/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, i...
16:00, 05/10/2019

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
14:36, 07/31/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to South Korea’s blockchain tech scene While an old Korean proverb warns that ‘If you don’t walk today, you must run tomorrow,’ the motto of modern South Korea’s approach to innovation might be summed up thusly: Wal...
18:12, 05/08/2019

North Korea rejects South's 'foolish' vow for unity talks Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
12:24, 08/16/2019

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure on the United States to salvage nuclear diplomacy ...
02:48, 06/28/2019

North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, the South’s military says The missile test is the second in a week after North Korea signaled its anger at planned U.S.-South Korea military exercises. President Trump played down the significance of last week’s test, saying m...
17:24, 07/31/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute shows no signs of abating Animosity between Tokyo and Seoul has continued to rise at a time when regional cooperation is critical. This growing rift could soon have very negative consequences for both countries....
15:12, 09/04/2019

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
05:48, 07/23/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South's military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, the South's military said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and a missile....
12:00, 05/09/2019

South Korea Nightclub Accident Kills Two, and Injures Several Athletes A balcony collapse at South Korean nightclub killed two people and injured 16, including American and other athletes at the world swimming championships....
04:12, 07/28/2019

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea....
05:24, 08/02/2019

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination and stigmatization against g...
04:48, 07/11/2019

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to leading defense officials....
05:24, 08/29/2019

North Koreans to return home after sailing to South Korea Three North Koreans who sailed into South Korean waters with a white flag said the journey was a mistake. Relations between the two countries remains cool after North Korea tested a ballistic missile ...
02:12, 07/30/2019

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense of achievement and self-worth. ...
12:36, 08/25/2019

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Networ...
19:36, 05/27/2019

South Korea rescuers end search into Hungary boat accident South Korea's team of deep-sea divers and rescue workers returned home Tuesday, wrapping up their monthlong operation to search for Koreans who went missing when their cruise boat capsized in the Danu...
13:48, 07/30/2019

South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will file complaint with WTO over new Japanese export restrictions....
10:12, 07/01/2019

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between th...
16:37, 08/12/2019

The Latest: Japan tightens limits on exports to South Korea TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:15 p.m. South Korea says it plans to file a complaint with the World Trade...
10:12, 07/01/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian warplane A Russian warplane violated South Korea's airspace above the East Sea twice Tuesday, prompting the Air Force to scramble fighter jets and fire warning shots, military officers here said....
08:48, 07/23/2019

Japan Restricts Export of Some Materials Used in Smartphones to South Korea Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labour, the industry......
08:48, 07/01/2019

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this month....
23:36, 08/12/2019

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
03:36, 06/01/2019

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Korea....
00:24, 08/13/2019

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce t...
06:24, 07/10/2019

North Korea threatens to freeze South out of future talks A senior North Korean official has railed against ongoing US-South Korea joint military drills and threatened to freeze out Seoul by only holding future talks with Washington....
02:48, 08/13/2019

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of...
09:24, 08/25/2019

Golf: South Korea's Lee6 wins U.S. Women's Open Lee Jeong-eun became the ninth South Korean to win the U.S. Women's Open on Sunday, holding her nerve while her rivals faltered in South Carolina to claim the first $1 million winner's prize in women'...
10:36, 06/03/2019

Japan's Abe unlikely to meet South Korea's Moon at U.N. in September: Sankei Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the United Nations General Assembly in September, the Sankei newspaper said on Monday, the latest sign ...
17:00, 07/29/2019

A 6-year-old YouTuber bought an $8 million home in South Korea Boram Tube ToysReview Boram, a six-year-old YouTube star from South Korea, has helped her family earn enough money to buy an $8 million home in South Korea, according to CNN. The Boram Family purchas...
06:12, 07/28/2019

Saudi crown prince heads to South Korea, G20 in Japan: SPA Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has departed on a trip to South Korea and Japan, where he will lead the kingdom's delegation to the G20 summit in Osaka, the royal court said in a state...
20:12, 06/25/2019

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday....
07:24, 07/02/2019

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the centra...
08:12, 06/04/2019

Israel, South Korea forge free trade deal Israel and South Korea concluded three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement on Wednesday, hoping to build on a more than 15% jump in bilateral trade last year to $2.5 billion....
19:48, 08/21/2019

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and......
12:24, 05/09/2019

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan The move is likely to alarm the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
14:36, 08/22/2019

Pompeo hopes to help patch up Japan-South Korea ties U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington's two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea "to find a path forward" from their diplomatic row when he meets their foreign m...
09:48, 07/31/2019

North Korea Threatens the South Over Its Purchase of U.S. Stealth Fighters North Korea threatened to “completely destroy” lethal weapons placed in South Korea, in an angry response to the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth fighter jets to Seoul....
14:12, 07/11/2019

Trump lands in South Korea ahead of possible meeting with Kim Jong Un President Trump landed just outside Seoul for a meeting with South Korea’s leader — and a possible “quick hello” with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. But if the proposed handshake at th...
18:12, 06/29/2019

Trump skips Huawei security issue in South Korea South Korean business executives of the country's leading companies may have breathed a collective sigh of relief after meeting U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:36, 06/30/2019

Rajnath Singh On 5-Day Visit To Japan, South Korea From Sunday Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a five-day visit to Japan and South Korea beginning Sunday to enhance strategic strategic ties and explore possibilities of collaboration of major......
23:00, 08/30/2019

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
14:36, 05/22/2019

Trump feasts on American steak, hamburgers in South Korea South Korean president Moon Jae-in went all out to please President Trump’s meat-and-potatoes palate during his visit to Seoul on Saturday. The official menu for a welcome dinner at the Blue House fea...
06:24, 06/30/2019

Trump: Kim's letter complained about U.S.-South Korea military exercises President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's letter was dedicated to "complaining about the ridiculous and expensive" joint military exercises between the U.S. and South...
02:12, 08/11/2019

Report: Radar in South Korea network could not track missiles North Korean missiles tested last week may have been only partly detected in South Korea despite an extensive network of early warning radar in the country....
00:36, 05/14/2019

South Korea says regrettable that Japan's trade curbs have taken effect It was deeply regrettable that Japan's decision to scrap fast-track export status for South Korea has taken effect, Seoul said on Wednesday, adding that it was up to Tokyo to take action to reverse a ...
09:00, 08/28/2019

South Korea families of laborers exiled to Sakhalin petition U.N. South Korean families of forced laborers exiled to Russia's Sakhalin island have petitioned the United Nations for assistance in locating missing victims....
23:12, 08/07/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, as the Asian neighbours engage ...
20:01, 09/11/2019

Vehicles, equipment of new U.S. rotational unit arrive in South Korea Vehicles and other equipment of a new rotational U.S. Army unit have arrived in South Korea to replace its predecessor set to complete a nine-month mission here, the Eighth Army said Friday....
15:24, 06/14/2019

US reportedly urges South Korea to reject Huawei products In one incident, a U.S. State Department official told a South Korean counterpart that local telco LG Uplus Corp, which uses Huawei's equipment, should "not be allowed to serve in sensitive areas...
05:36, 05/23/2019

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
13:00, 06/10/2019

South Korea's government will switch to Linux over cost concerns Some governments might have fallen out of love with Linux, but South Korea appears ready to start a torrid affair. The country's Ministry of the Interior and Safety has outlined plans to switch ...
01:24, 05/20/2019

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row between Tokyo and Seoul but he had been flatly turn...
20:00, 07/24/2019

South Korea to build destroyers that can be fitted with missile interceptors South Korea said Tuesday it is closer to building destroyers and attack submarines that could respond to the "changing security environment" on the peninsula....
19:24, 04/30/2019

U.S. military lifts troop curfew in South Korea in 90-day test The commander of U.S. Forces Korea lifted a 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. curfew for military personnel that will be re-evaluated in 90 days, with the decision riding on the behavior of troops during the test....
20:12, 06/18/2019

North Korea want to host World Cup qualifier with South in Pyongyang North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the two countries to play on North Korean soil for the ...
12:36, 08/03/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, o...
09:36, 05/24/2019

North Korea waitress’ rights violated, South’s commission says South Korea's National Human Rights Commission said the defection of 12 North Korean waitresses to the South in 2016 constitutes a "violation of their basic rights."...
10:48, 09/11/2019

South Korea to lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs As the first step of WTO dispute settlement, South Korea will formerly request consultations with Japan and seek the latter's withdrawal of export curbs, South Korea's trade minister said....
08:36, 09/11/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
16:24, 07/14/2019

The Galaxy Fold sold out in one day in South Korea, but that might be less impressive than it sounds If you thought that the long delay might deter consumers from buying the Galaxy Fold, you were mistaken. According to The Korea Herald, Samsung on Friday said that the initial batch of Galaxy Fold uni...
20:01, 09/06/2019

Kim Jong Says Latest Missile Launch A "Warning" To US, South Korea North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state news agency KCNA reported on Wednesday, as tensions...
14:00, 08/07/2019

| Kim sends missile 'warning' to South Korea, US as tensions rise North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state news agency KCNA reports....
12:48, 08/07/2019

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason....
11:48, 07/15/2019

Facebook Sues South Korea Data Analytics Firm Facebook is suing South Korean data analytics firm Rankwave to make sure it isn't breaking the leading social network's rules, the US company said Friday....
09:36, 05/11/2019

North Korea Says Missile Test Was a ‘Solemn Warning’ to the South (SEOUL, South Korea) — A day after two North Korean missile launches rattled Asia, the nation announced Friday that its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a new-type tactical guided weapon ...
08:48, 07/26/2019

France v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup opening game, 8pm BST kick-offGuardian writers give their World Cup predictionsFeel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg your thoughts 6.45pm BST These two sides actually met...
20:00, 06/07/2019

UK and South Korea to work together on electric cars and autonomous tech News 10 Sep, 2019 Memorandum of understanding “will open a new era” between two countries; takes advantage of pre-Brexit trade agreement with Korea...
17:24, 09/10/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desires to defect...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Meet the Air Force sergeant who's also a pro-wrestling champ in South Korea US Air Force/Senior Airman Stefan Alvarez Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gregory Gauntt is stationed in South Korea, where he's assigned to the 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron. When he isn't overseeing fuels ...
01:24, 06/18/2019

South Korea to spend $6.5 billion on R&D to cut reliance on Japanese imports South Korea on Monday announced plans to invest about 7.8 trillion won ($6.48 billion) in research and development to foster the local production of materials and equipment over the next seven years a...
02:48, 08/05/2019

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that...
12:12, 07/17/2019

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd you can email Ed here or tweet him here 3.45pm BST 89...
16:48, 06/12/2019

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup       ...
12:36, 07/17/2019

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global blows to a vaping industry under pressure over grow...
19:48, 09/20/2019

South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever South Korea says tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily easing fears over the spread of the illness that ha...
06:00, 09/21/2019

Lonely Deaths of a Refugee Mother and Her Son Unsettle South Korea A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished in Seoul, their bodies undiscovered for weeks. A country is asking why....
14:48, 09/21/2019

South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV batteries South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries for electric vehicles....
02:48, 06/13/2019

U.S. and South Korea Prepare Military Drills Despite Warnings From Pyongyang (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea and the United States are preparing to hold their annual joint military exercises despite warnings from North Korea that the drills could derail fragile nuclea...
14:48, 08/05/2019

As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help As North Korea test-fires barrages of missiles, two crucial American allies in Asia are locked in their own bitter battle, and the Trump administration is struggling with how to end the discord....
04:24, 08/05/2019

South Korea probes illegal 5G discounts as LG touts 100,000 V50 orders Korean carriers are being accused of illegal price subsidies to bring down the expense of 5G devices for early adopters, in violation of local laws.Read More...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Report: Trade dispute with South Korea hurts Sony Japanese tech firms that rely on South Korea-made memory chips for processing and organic light-emitting diode panels, or OLED, are at risk of slowdown....
02:24, 08/06/2019

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Roh's death....
15:48, 05/23/2019

South Korea's latest big export: Jobless college graduates Cho Min-kyong boasts an engineering degree from one of South Korea's top universities, a school design award and a near-perfect score in her English proficiency test....
05:12, 05/13/2019

South Korea confirms first outbreak of African swine fever South Korea has become the latest country affected by deadly African swine fever, after several pigs that died at a farm were found to have been infected with the virus, its agriculture ministry said ...
12:24, 09/17/2019

South Korea confirms African Swine Fever outbreak UK government said it expects disease to arrive within a year as China ditches pork tariffsSouth Korea is the latest country to confirm an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF), as the UK government h...
16:00, 09/17/2019

| WATCH | First swine fever outbreak confirmed in South Korea South Korea has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide....
01:12, 09/18/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.   ...
03:48, 07/25/2019

U20 World Cup: Runners-up South Korea feted before fans in Seoul Players and coaches of the South Korean men's under-20 football team were feted in front of fans in the nation's capital Monday for their unexpected run to second place at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in P...
10:36, 06/17/2019

South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister The deputy speaker of South Korea's parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new justice minister whose family is being investiga...
09:36, 09/18/2019

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South...
08:36, 07/17/2019

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's east...
03:12, 08/06/2019

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
13:24, 06/18/2019

Remains of French soldier identified, South Korea military says The remains of a French soldier killed in the Battle of White Horse during the 1950-53 Korean War have been identified, according to Seoul's military....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Galaxy Fold to begin sale in South Korea on Friday Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale in South Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and the US where it will be rolled out later....
09:36, 09/05/2019

Report: South Korea made U.S. FOIA document request South Korean officials may have requested the release of classified U.S. documents pertaining to the 1980 Gwangju Uprising, according to a local press report....
07:36, 07/24/2019

Politician grills economist on her marital status in South Korea She's a top economics professor who studied at Harvard and has served on government committees -- but to one South Korean politician, she hasn't done enough for the nation if she hasn't given birth....
12:24, 09/05/2019

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microc...
13:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. says Japan, South Korea 'soul searching' needed over damaging row A senior U.S. official said on Wednesday Japan and Korea needed to do some "soul searching" about political decisions that have damaged relations between the two U.S. allies in recent months and call...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Australia to play South Korea in soccer friendly at Busan Australia will warm up for the start of its 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign with a friendly against South Korea in Busan on June 7        ...
06:12, 05/03/2019

South Korea automakers' group urges end to subsidies for Chinese EVs A South Korean automakers' group called on Friday for an end to generous state subsidies for sales of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing a potential threat to local automakers and Beijing's "disc...
14:36, 05/03/2019

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 65 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Th...
03:12, 07/15/2019

South Korea's Moon says door open for summit at G20, depends on Abe South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he is open to holding a summit with Japan during the G20 meeting this week but the decision rests with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, throwing the ball...
09:24, 06/26/2019

South Korea leader says Trump-Kim meeting marked 'end of hostile relations' South Korean President Moon Jae In said Tuesday that this weekend's meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was the "start of an era of peace."...
20:36, 07/03/2019

South Korea Says Shots Fired After Russian Plane Violated Its Airspace South Korea said it fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace off its east coast. The Russian jet breached South Korean airspace twice......
07:36, 07/23/2019

North Korea trumpets missile launches as 'solemn warning' to South State media says Kim Jong-un personally organised and guided test as part of quest for ‘nonstop super powerful weapon systems’North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, supervised the launch of “a new type of...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
19:00, 05/20/2019

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens South Korea has gone through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade in a reaction to a similar move by Tokyo to downgrade Seoul's trade status a...
15:48, 09/18/2019

Japan greenlights first South Korea export since July curbs, but with a warning Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since imposing export curbs last month, but doubled down on political pressure and warned it could broaden restric...
20:00, 08/08/2019

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an...
14:12, 06/10/2019

North Korean projectiles were ballistic missiles, flew about 250 km: South Korea The unidentified projectiles launched by North Korea early on Wednesday were ballistic missiles that flew about 250 km (155 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
02:12, 07/31/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensation to victims of forced labor during WWII....
07:12, 07/01/2019

North Korea fire two short-range ballistic missiles, South says Projectiles were launched from same coastal area as a similar launch a week ago, according to joint chiefs of staff in SeoulNorth Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast ...
04:12, 07/31/2019

Japan Restricts Exports to South Korea as Bilateral Ties Fray Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
07:36, 07/01/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile test a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also ai...
06:00, 07/26/2019

Deliberate mislabelling of seafood rife in South Korea, researchers find Report finds more than half of all sushi samples to be wrongly labelled as well as one-third of fresh fish and sashimiFraudulent mislabelling of seafood is rampant in South Korea, where one-third of s...
11:36, 05/03/2019

South Korea demands international probe over Japanese sanctions claims Seoul called for the UN or another international body to investigate Japan's claims that some of its exports go to North Korea despite sanctions. Seoul and Tokyo have clashed over compensation to WWII...
18:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula....
13:48, 05/18/2019

South Korea Kicks Japan Off List of Favored Trading Partners South Korea said it would remove Japan from a list of countries that qualify for accelerated imports of its products, a move signaled earlier this month when Tokyo enacted a similar measure against So...
18:19, 08/12/2019

North Korea Has Fired an Unidentified Projectile, South Korean Military Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the second such launch in the ...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala finishes off South Korea at Women’s World Cup Nigeria took their chances against the run of play in Grenoble to beat South Korea 2-0 for rare success at the Women’s World Cup to set themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

YouTube star Boram, 6, buys posh $8 million pad in South Korea There’s “new money” — and then there’s this. A 6-year-old South Korean YouTube star has plunked down $8 million for a posh five-story pad in Seoul, according to a new report. The tiny big ...
22:13, 07/26/2019

South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on North Korea border South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas....
08:12, 06/27/2019

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea military exercises, though the allies played down the te...
04:00, 08/07/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launch is a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint ...
05:48, 07/26/2019

South Korea fires warning shots after Russia violates airspace Russian military planes violated South Korean airspace for the first time ever on Tuesday, prompting the country to scramble fighter jets — and reportedly fire warning shots. South Korea’s...
08:00, 07/23/2019

South Korea: 2 dead, aquatic athletes injured in nightclub collapse Two South Koreans have died and several others, including foreign athletes competing at the FINA World Aquatics Championships, have been injured after a balcony collapsed in a nightclub next to the at...
05:36, 07/27/2019

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over South Koreans who were forced to work for Japanese...
14:36, 07/02/2019

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North Korea and other entities....
11:48, 09/20/2019

Asahi’s ‘Fukushima beer’ launch invites South Korea scorn Japanese beer company Asahi is at the center of a growing controversy in South Korea, following Asahi's decision to sell beer using ingredients from Fukushima....
02:48, 07/26/2019

Russia and South Korea give conflicting claims over airspace spat Russia has said it didn't apologize for an alleged intrusion into South Korean airspace, contradicting earlier statements reported by South Korean media. The incident has triggered a diplomatic disput...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Tears of joy as South Korea's water polo team score – but concede 94 Record 64-0 defeat followed by 30-1 loss Memories evoked of Eric ‘The Eel’ MoussambaniSouth Korea’s women’s water polo team lost their first two games at the world championships by an eye-watering agg...
07:12, 07/17/2019

U.S. diplomat visits Seoul as South Korea, Japan dispute worsens A senior U.S. diplomat met officials in Seoul on Wednesday amid a worsening political and economic dispute between allies South Korea and Japan as South Korea vowed to unveil plans soon to cut depende...
08:36, 07/17/2019

South Korea detects first African swine fever outbreak - ministry South Korea reported its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, northwest of Seoul, its agriculture ministry said on Tuesday....
02:12, 09/17/2019

South Korea appointee spurns calls to step down despite growing allegations Justice Minister nominee Cho Kuk on Thursday expressed his firm will not to succumb to growing demand by opposition parties to step down amid snowballing corruption allegations involving his daughter....
14:36, 08/22/2019

Japan not thinking of scrapping South Korea export curbs: Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday that Japan was "not thinking at all" of withdrawing restrictions on Japanese high-tech exports to South Korea and that the curbs did not violate World ...
03:36, 07/09/2019

Economists downgrade GDP forecasts for South Korea after disappointing first-quarter data The Bank of Korea said on Thursday that the South Korean economy likely contracted by 0.3% on a quarterly basis for the January to March period this year....
22:36, 04/28/2019

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
06:24, 08/09/2019

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in East Asia....
16:36, 08/22/2019

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global supply chains for smartphones and other gadgets....
18:36, 08/22/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on September 6 in South Korea: source Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday....
06:24, 09/04/2019

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to work to rebuild trust....
07:00, 08/23/2019

South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its border with North Korea, ...
17:12, 09/17/2019

South Korean Follows Parents In Rare Defection To North Korea: Report A South Korean man has defected to North Korea, following in the footsteps of his political parents who also made a high-profile switch of allegiance in the 1980s, according to Pyongyang's state......
13:12, 07/08/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in Pyongyang to settle perma...
11:36, 07/08/2019

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North — but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint ...
19:12, 07/01/2019

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Hyundai Motor's near its head office in South Korea to post a sign reading "No more internal combustion engines", the environmenta...
22:37, 09/16/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles, South Korean military says North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday — less than a week after the country test fired two ballistic missiles, the South Korean military’s Joint Chiefs of Sta...
06:12, 07/31/2019

North Korea detains Russian boat, including two South Koreans North Korea has detained the crew of a Russian fishing vessel, including two South Koreans, and South Korea is pressing for the release of its citizens from North Korean custody....
19:12, 07/24/2019

Japan, led by less apologetic generation, stays tough in South Korea feud When Yohei Kono made a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women", many of them Koreans, forced to work in wartime military brothels, Japan's then chief cabinet secretary spoke for a moderate conservati...
16:00, 08/08/2019

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and Japan must present clear evidence for its assertio...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Japan's Motegi: no summit with South Korea planned; will maintain dialogue Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday no summit meeting or foreign ministers' meeting between Japan and South Korea was planned at the moment, but Tokyo plans to maintain diplo...
09:36, 09/18/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
23:36, 09/13/2019

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, highlighting the widening economic hit from a diplomati...
13:36, 08/09/2019

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft South Korean fighter jets fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace, the country's defense officials said....
07:36, 07/23/2019

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral privat...
11:00, 07/08/2019

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years....
08:12, 08/25/2019

Japan allows first shipment of high-tech materials to South Korea under new restrictions Japan has allowed the first shipment of a sensitive material used in high-tech manufacturing to South Korea under a set of tightened export controls that have triggered a diplomatic and economic dispu...
16:48, 08/08/2019

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its ...
06:12, 05/29/2019

South Korea on alert after 1st African swine fever case confirmed South Korea is on alert Tuesday to prevent the spread of African swine fever after the first case of the animal disease was confirmed near the border with North Korea....
06:48, 09/18/2019

Japan foreign minister to summon South Korea envoy over WW2 laborer row: NHK Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced laborers in the World War Two era, J...
02:00, 07/19/2019

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the dream on Saturday night when he features for Totte...
14:36, 05/28/2019

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
01:48, 08/23/2019

South Korea could start returning bodies from Budapest boat disaster The South Korean government expects to begin returning to Seoul the remains of some of the victims who died when a tourist boat sank last week in Budapest, an official said on Tuesday, as conditions f...
15:24, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump To Visit South Korea This Week For Summit With Moon Jae-In U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue House said on Monday....
10:36, 06/24/2019

Donald M. Fraser, Lawmaker Who Bared a South Korea Plot, Dies at 95 Mr. Fraser, who later served as mayor of Minneapolis, led House hearings that exposed a bribery conspiracy by South Korean intelligence agents and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon....
20:36, 06/03/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Fold smartphone will go on sale Sept. 6 in South Korea Samsung was due to release the Galaxy Fold in mid-April but reviewers encountered issues with early testing units and the company delayed its launch....
04:24, 09/05/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeteri...
00:24, 06/07/2019