• Thursday, May 23, 2019
  • Last Update : 09:52 pm
North Korea fires missiles as US envoy...

N Korea fires unidentified...

East Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

The projectile was fired at about 0730 GMT from the northwest town of Sino-ri, in an easterly...

N Korea fires short-range projectiles...

N Korea fires short-range...

Asia Pacific

Sat, May 4 2019

The South Korean military initially described it as a missile launch

S Korea court strikes down law criminalizing...

S Korea court strikes down law criminalizing...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 11 2019

The court said in a statement the outright ban on abortion, as well as a law that made doctors who conduct...

South Korea staffs liaison office despite...

South Korea staffs liaison office despite...

East Asia

Mon, Mar 25 2019

The liaison office in Kaesong, North Korea, was opened in September and had been one of the key developments...

Hyundai Motor, Kia to invest $300m in...

Hyundai Motor, Kia to invest $300m in...

Business

Tue, Mar 19 2019

The move follows the US $275 million that the pair invested in Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab...

South Korea pushes back at Trump claims...

South Korea pushes back at Trump claims...

East Asia

Wed, Feb 13 2019

Trump said at a cabinet meeting in Washington on Tuesday Seoul had agreed to pay $500 million more as...

Weapons radar row flares up between...

Weapons radar row flares up between...

East Asia

Sat, Dec 29 2018

Tensions have flared since Japan alleged that a South Korean destroyer last week aimed its fire-control...

North Korea defectors' details leaked...

North Korea defectors' details leaked...

East Asia

Fri, Dec 28 2018

There are 25 such centres across the country which provide support for the roughly 30,000 North Korean...

Koreas' bid to reconnect rail, road...

Koreas' bid to reconnect rail, road...

East Asia

Wed, Dec 26 2018

The two sides will conduct additional joint surveys and design work that could take one or two years...

South Korea denies radar lock on Japanese...

South Korea denies radar lock on Japanese...

East Asia

Mon, Dec 24 2018

On Friday, Japan's defence minister said a South Korean destroyer had locked its targeting radar...

Thousand Koreans sue govt over wartime...

Thousand Koreans sue govt over wartime...

East Asia

Thu, Dec 20 2018

A group of 1,103 former forced labourers and their families said it had filed a lawsuit demanding the...

South Korea foundation scraps award...

South Korea foundation scraps award...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 18 2018

The foundation was set up in 1994 to commemorate the 1980 pro-democracy uprising in Gwangju, which ended...

Security, free speech in focus as Seoul...

Security, free speech in focus as Seoul...

East Asia

Fri, Dec 14 2018

Opposing groups have also been vocal in wanting to welcome Kim and calling for more engagement with the...

North, South Korean soldiers enter each...

North, South Korean soldiers enter each...

East Asia

Wed, Dec 12 2018

North Korea blew up 10 of its facilities in November, while the South tore 10 down on its own side using...

Moon: Trump to grant Kim's wishes after...

Moon: Trump to grant Kim's wishes after...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 3 2018

Trump and Kim held a historic summit in Singapore earlier this year, signing a vaguely worded deal on...

Infographic: Koreas survey North’s railways...

Infographic: Koreas survey North’s railways...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Dec 1 2018

A South Korean train has crossed into North Korea for the first time in a decade as the two countries...

US, South Korea scale back military...

US, South Korea scale back military...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 22 2018

Earlier this month Pyongyang threatened to 'seriously' consider returning to its weapons drive...

Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide...

Japanese, South Korean trawlers collide...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 15 2018

The 48-tonne South Korean trawler was sinking after the collision, which occurred around 9:38 am local...

US, S Korea marines hold small-scale...

US, S Korea marines hold small-scale...

World

Mon, Nov 5 2018

Although larger exercises were suspended, the two countries have continued small-scale drills, the South’s...

South Korea president says North's Kim...

South Korea president says North's Kim...

World

Thu, Nov 1 2018

The 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving the two sides still...

South Korea Supreme Court allows ‘conscientious...

South Korea Supreme Court allows ‘conscientious...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 1 2018

The full-bench decision overturns about five decades of precedents that punished conscientious objectors...