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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....

South Korea Leader Appeals to Japan as Dispute Festers

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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 T...
2019-08-01, 02:48

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 r...
2019-07-17, 11:32

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 i...
2019-07-09, 20:48

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 Sa...
2019-07-17, 11:32

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. dip...
2019-07-17, 11:32

South Korean Leader Strikes Conciliatory Tone in Dispute With Japan 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 cou...
2019-08-15, 08:32

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 S...
2019-07-09, 15:48

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 ...
2019-07-09, 22:48

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the U...
2019-07-12, 15:00

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threat...
2019-07-20, 05:16

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo...
2019-07-12, 21:16

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 So...
2019-07-17, 08:16

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surpris...
2019-08-22, 18:48

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation fo...
2019-07-19, 09:16

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation...
2019-07-19, 09:16

Japan-South Korea dispute may be good news for memory chip prices If Japan takes away special trade privileges from South Korea, Samsung could be forced to look for alternative suppliers for its memory chips and tha...
2019-08-01, 06:16

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the...
2019-07-18, 04:48

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential o...
2019-08-22, 14:16

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and e...
2019-08-23, 05:48

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old di...
2019-08-22, 21:48

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get...
2019-08-22, 11:16

South Korea's July exports slump for eighth month amid US-China trade dispute and Japan curbs South Korea's exports shrank 11.0% in July from a year earlier, trade ministry data showed on Thursday, largely in line with an 11.3% fall tippe...
2019-08-01, 06:16

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would cont...
2019-07-24, 06:32

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...
2019-07-16, 15:32

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 K...
2019-08-17, 00:00

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 handin...
2019-08-23, 07:48

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 fa...
2019-08-23, 11:48

'Blind men': End of South Korea-Japan pact undermines bid to understand North Korea threats South Korea's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan could harm efforts to understand threats from North Korea, and potentially we...
2019-08-23, 15:16

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual...
2019-07-24, 15:16

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 su...
2019-08-05, 21:00

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 ban...
2019-07-15, 10:00

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology comp...
2019-07-13, 06:16

Export dispute with Japan could be 'prolonged,' says South Korean President "We can't rule out the possibility that the situation would be prolonged, despite our diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue," President Moon J...
2019-07-10, 07:16

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 slowdo...
2019-08-06, 08:00

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as dispute escalates Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a worsening dispute over compensation for Korean forced laborers t...
2019-07-19, 19:48

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...
2019-08-22, 23:48

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...
2019-07-02, 04:00

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japa...
2019-07-09, 19:48

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...
2019-08-22, 19:16

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 ...
2019-07-24, 17:48

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 la...
2019-07-24, 21:48

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” bet...
2019-07-01, 07:00

South Korea steps up efforts for 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 Minist...
2019-07-11, 06:32

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 Minist...
2019-07-11, 07:32

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...
2019-05-31, 19:48

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, ahe...
2019-08-20, 17:16

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 trac...
2019-08-22, 14:48

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 milita...
2019-05-24, 00:16

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 ...
2019-07-24, 17:16

LG Display says to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd said it is looking to diversify its supplier base as it prepares for expanded trading curbs from Japan on some displ...
2019-07-23, 11:01

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 disput...
2019-07-15, 17:00

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...
2019-08-02, 05:48

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 administrati...
2019-08-05, 03:32

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...
2019-08-12, 15:00

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 escalat...
2019-08-25, 19:48

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 ...
2019-07-01, 10:16

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 ...
2019-08-12, 22:32

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 gove...
2019-07-10, 07:48

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, In...
2019-07-02, 05:32

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 say...
2019-07-01, 10:32

Japan says approved export to South Korea after strict examination Japan has granted approval for exports of some high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since tighter export curbs were imposed last mont...
2019-08-08, 10:32

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 "star...
2019-07-03, 06:48

Washington worries Japan-South Korea tensions may worsen: U.S. official The United States is worried that trade and diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan could worsen and is urging both sides to consider a "st...
2019-08-01, 19:32

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
2019-07-05, 08:00

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impo...
2019-07-24, 06:32

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...
2019-08-25, 08:16

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...
2019-08-23, 08:16

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...
2019-07-02, 15:16

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan South Korea said it was withdrawing from an agreement to share military intelligence with Japan—widening a rift between two U.S. allies and undermini...
2019-08-23, 06:48

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threate...
2019-07-04, 14:48

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, sayin...
2019-07-24, 08:00

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 suppl...
2019-08-23, 03:48

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...
2019-07-12, 10:48

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, high...
2019-08-09, 07:00

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 ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic ro...
2019-08-05, 20:32

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 compensa...
2019-07-01, 10:16

Japan again approved shipment of photoresists to South Korea: Yonhap News Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, Yonhap News Agency rep...
2019-08-20, 03:16

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 ...
2019-05-21, 23:16

Japan greenlights first South Korea export since July curbs, but with a warning Japan has approved export of a high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since imposing tighter curbs last month, but doubled down on poli...
2019-08-08, 10:32

Japan lodges protest against South Korea, Russia for jet incident: Kyodo The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian...
2019-07-23, 09:32

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-m...
2019-07-23, 12:32

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...
2019-08-23, 01:48

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.  ...
2019-08-22, 23:48

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-t...
2019-07-12, 10:48

South Korea's Moon says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan imposing tighter export curbs against South Korea will undermine Japan's international...
2019-08-08, 10:32

South Korea deputy advisor Kim says Japan's export curbs violate international law South Korea's Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Hyun-chong said on Friday that Japan has violated the WTO's principle of free trade and internatio...
2019-07-19, 09:16

China to impose anti-dumping tax on stainless steel from the EU, Japan and South Korea China said on Monday it will impose anti-dumping duties on some stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Ind...
2019-07-22, 05:48

Japan announced export approval after South Korea 'embargo' claim - Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday that Japan does not usually announce each time it grants approval for exports but did so this time ...
2019-08-08, 10:32

South Korea: Japan's export restrictions could have 'dire consequences' for global economy Japan's export restrictions to South Korea on key materials could have a major global impact on companies and consumers and may lead to dire conseque...
2019-07-17, 14:48

South Korea removes Japan from trusted trade list in retaliatory move South Korea announced Monday that it would be removing Japan from its top tier of preferred trading partners, a retaliatory move in an ongoing trade ...
2019-08-13, 07:32

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided Friday to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplomatic dispu...
2019-08-03, 01:48

Japan, South Korea agree on need for dialogue to resolve feud on wartime labor Japan and South Korea on Wednesday agreed on the need for dialogue to resolve a feud over compensating Korean wartime workers that has spilled into t...
2019-08-21, 12:48

Japan export move on South Korea not designed to hurt relationship, minister says Japan's decision to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls was not intended to hurt Tokyo's relationship with...
2019-08-02, 07:00

Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalat...
2019-08-02, 07:00

Japan to remove South Korea from 'white list' of favored trade partners South Korea would be the first country to be removed from Japan's white list, which currently has 27 countries including Germany, Britain and th...
2019-08-02, 05:16

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
2019-08-20, 05:48

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progres...
2019-07-13, 20:16

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a he...
2019-07-18, 06:32

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could...
2019-07-18, 11:48

Marines commandant says U.S. shares view with Japan, South Korea on regional threats The commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps said on Wednesday the United States, Japan and South Korea shared a common view of the threat posed by North ...
2019-08-21, 04:48

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid row over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old ro...
2019-08-22, 17:48

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety stand...
2019-08-23, 15:16

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the...
2019-07-01, 12:48

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Kor...
2019-07-01, 11:32

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human r...
2019-08-23, 13:16

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous e...
2019-07-16, 04:48

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a ...
2019-08-01, 17:16

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finan...
2019-07-04, 08:48

South Korea asks Japan to cancel plan to remove the country from white list South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would unde...
2019-07-24, 05:00

Japan-South Korea slanging match over tiny islands dragged again into Olympic arena A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo ...
2019-07-24, 11:32

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Kor...
2019-07-18, 20:48

South Korea's central bank warns of economic impact from Japan's export curbs South Korea's central bank warned on Thursday that export curbs on some Japanese goods imposed by Tokyo could have a bigger impact on the domest...
2019-08-22, 05:16

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harde...
2019-07-12, 13:00

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a...
2019-06-30, 13:32

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a co...
2019-08-13, 04:32

South Korea warns Japan of security pact risk, calls for 'cooling-off' in trade row South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence sharing pact, but wants a cooling off peri...
2019-08-03, 08:48

South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it woul...
2019-07-24, 15:16

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on ...
2019-07-13, 20:16

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at So...
2019-08-08, 10:32

Japan says ending intelligence pact shows South Korea fails to appreciate North Korean threat Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it fa...
2019-08-23, 08:16

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, ...
2019-08-01, 07:32

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Kor...
2019-07-01, 10:16

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as...
2019-07-22, 22:00

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...
2019-08-09, 21:00

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 int...
2019-08-07, 02:00

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 wa...
2019-07-03, 17:32

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 t...
2019-07-31, 18:16

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead The United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, putting talks aimed at getting North Korea to abandon...
2019-07-16, 12:16

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 b...
2019-08-11, 23:32

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, t...
2019-08-01, 02:48

'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 warn...
2019-08-06, 11:32

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...
2019-06-01, 22:16

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 wea...
2019-07-11, 06:16

North Korea fired unidentified projectile from around Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Joint Chie...
2019-07-24, 23:48

South Korea sacks army commander over North Korea defector boat South Korea said on Wednesday it sacked an army commander and rebuked other senior officers after a North Korean fishing boat piloted by defectors we...
2019-07-03, 11:48

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 milita...
2019-08-07, 02:32

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 dr...
2019-08-07, 00:32

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 mil...
2019-07-25, 03:16

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 ...
2019-08-06, 12:16

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...
2019-08-06, 16:00

North Korea fired projectiles from near 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 Joi...
2019-07-25, 01:16

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 te...
2019-08-02, 19:01

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...
2019-07-03, 17:32

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearization a...
2019-06-29, 03:48

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 Sou...
2019-07-25, 08:16

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 te...
2019-07-16, 17:48

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, w...
2019-08-07, 06:32

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...
2019-08-06, 04:16

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 Ko...
2019-08-03, 16:00

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 As...
2019-05-31, 06:48

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 co...
2019-07-17, 08:16

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 mad...
2019-08-16, 19:00

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 w...
2019-08-06, 05:16

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 ...
2019-08-06, 06:32

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, whil...
2019-06-20, 06:16

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 mil...
2019-08-11, 12:32

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 ad...
2019-06-28, 02:48

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 Ko...
2019-07-01, 10:32

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. The post South Korea sa...
2019-06-19, 12:00

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 are...
2019-05-31, 13:48

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...
2019-07-31, 21:48

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...
2019-08-09, 07:32

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 u...
2019-08-16, 18:00

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...
2019-06-20, 09:48

North Korea fires projectiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A White House official has described it as "short-range." It comes as th...
2019-07-25, 02:48

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A White House official has described them as "short-range." It comes as ...
2019-07-25, 03:32

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 s...
2019-08-01, 17:48

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 laun...
2019-07-25, 04:16

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...
2019-06-19, 23:32

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid pack...
2019-06-19, 12:00

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...
2019-07-25, 05:32

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, wh...
2019-06-20, 02:16

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 Kingd...
2019-08-01, 12:16

North Korea launched two missiles into the sea, says South Korea Short-range missile tests follow agreement between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump to resume dialogue on nuclear programmeNorth Korea fired two short-ra...
2019-07-25, 06:16

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...
2019-06-19, 10:00

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 ...
2019-07-25, 01:32

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...
2019-07-25, 01:48

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 denuclear...
2019-05-21, 23:16

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 te...
2019-08-16, 12:32

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 t...
2019-08-07, 01:32

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 of...
2019-08-16, 23:00

Notice To Upendra Kushwaha From Ex-Party Leader Over Rs 90 Lakh Dispute A legal notice was sent on Saturday to former Union Minister and Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) chief Upendra Kushwaha by ousted RLSP leader Pradip...
2019-07-06, 20:00

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Planned Abe Visit to Tehran Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will attempt to mediate the dispute between the U.S. and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, a rare international dip...
2019-06-06, 14:16

Hong Kong’s Embattled Leader Appeals for Calm in the Wake of Violent Anti-Government Protests Hong Kong was struggling to come to terms this morning with the violent ransacking of the legislature on July 1—the 22nd anniversary of the for...
2019-07-02, 18:32

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old di...
2019-07-08, 16:32

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in...
2019-06-04, 16:16

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments abo...
2019-06-03, 20:32

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home...
2019-06-04, 02:32

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a...
2019-07-19, 11:48

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We track...
2019-07-16, 12:32

Trump becomes first sitting U.S. leader to enter North Korea “I was proud to step over the line,” Trump told Kim as they met in on the South Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom. “It is a great day for...
2019-06-30, 13:48

N. Korea says leader Kim supervised tests of weapons systems North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of weapons demonstrations t...
2019-08-11, 00:32

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says S.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 Seoul wi...
2019-07-10, 07:48

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and S...
2019-08-10, 16:32

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe h...
2019-05-27, 07:48

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese ...
2019-06-13, 22:32

President Trump Becomes the First World Leader to Meet Japan’s New Emperor (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump got the red carpet treatment Monday at Japan’s Imperial Palace where he made history, becoming the first...
2019-05-27, 04:00

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial bilateral relations with th...
2019-05-29, 06:00

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 secur...
2019-06-18, 03:16

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 i...
2019-05-21, 16:00

North Korea leader receives 'excellent' letter from Trump President Donald Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter, the North's state-run news agency reported Sunday, quoting Kim as ...
2019-06-23, 17:00

North Korea's leader inspects test-firing of new weapon North Korean leader Kim Jung Un inspected the country's sixth missile test of a new weapon in less than a month, Korean Central New Agency reported S...
2019-08-17, 19:00

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as labour row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
2019-07-05, 09:32

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later...
2019-05-26, 12:16

Trump, Japan’s Abe At Odds Over North Korea Missile Tests TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is not “personally” bothered by recent short-range North Korean missile tests and doesn’t believe ...
2019-05-27, 18:16

Japan's Abe says Trump supports his intention to meet North Korean leader Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump gave strong support to his intention to hold unconditional talks with N...
2019-05-27, 10:32

Trump "Not Worthy Of Exchanging Messages": Iran Leader Tells Japan PM Iran's supreme leader told visiting Japanese prime minister on Thursday he does not consider US President Donald Trump "worthy" of exchanging message...
2019-06-13, 22:32

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe Trump "not worthy" of a reply to message Iran's supreme leader told Shinzo Abe on Thursday there was no point even replying to a message the Japanese prime minister had brought to Tehran fro...
2019-06-13, 14:48

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe he has no reply to message from Trump: Fars Iran will not repeat its "bitter experience" of negotiating with the United States, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Japanese Prime ...
2019-06-13, 12:00

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 ab...
2019-08-09, 01:00

| 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 techno...
2019-05-21, 19:32

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...
2019-05-27, 05:00

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 re...
2019-05-30, 07:32

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 So...
2019-06-13, 13:16

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 ...
2019-08-23, 22:48

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 i...
2019-08-16, 19:32

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...
2019-06-17, 09:00

| 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 Kor...
2019-07-20, 13:00

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 co...
2019-06-11, 12:32

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 Presiden...
2019-06-29, 02:32

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea 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...
2019-06-13, 12:32

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 s...
2019-07-11, 03:48

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 re...
2019-05-30, 07:48

G20 Live Updates: Trump Invites North Korea’s Leader to Meet Him at DMZ President Trump expressed cautious optimism on the prospects of a trade deal with China and lavished praise on Saudi Arabia’s crown prince even after...
2019-06-29, 06:48

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute betwe...
2019-07-15, 09:32

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped b...
2019-05-27, 10:32

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that ...
2019-08-21, 05:48

South Korean dies from self-immolation near Japan’s embassy A 78-year-old South Korean man has died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, at a time of worsening tensions betwee...
2019-07-19, 10:16

South Korean tourists shun Japan over trade row The number of South Korean tourists visiting Japan fell last month to its lowest in nearly a year as visitors canceled travel plans amid deterioratin...
2019-08-21, 12:48

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 ...
2019-06-14, 11:32

| Peaty leads British charge in South Korea Virtually untouchable when on song, breaststroke king Adam Peaty will spearhead a potent British team at the FINA World Championships in Gwangju, Sou...
2019-07-17, 11:32

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 ...
2019-06-12, 17:48

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, So...
2019-08-01, 03:48

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...
2019-05-23, 13:16

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. Re...
2019-07-01, 18:48

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 citi...
2019-08-23, 08:48

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 countr...
2019-07-22, 19:16

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 Grah...
2019-06-17, 23:48

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 headquart...
2019-06-21, 13:48

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 Sou...
2019-07-24, 11:32

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” in...
2019-06-08, 01:01

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 t...
2019-06-08, 10:48

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 an...
2019-07-01, 14:00

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...
2019-07-08, 06:48

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 mis...
2019-08-07, 09:32

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 maintainin...
2019-08-07, 22:00

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 ...
2019-06-30, 06:32

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 ...
2019-08-07, 18:32

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 tr...
2019-06-11, 11:16

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 gli...
2019-07-24, 11:48

N. Korea fires 2 unidentified projectiles into East Sea, South says North Korea on Thursday fired two unidentified projectiles from near its east coast town of Wonsan into the East Sea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of S...
2019-07-25, 02:48

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...
2019-08-01, 05:48

Trump: South Korea may pay US more to keep American troops deployed President Trump said in a tweet on Wednesday that talks have started with South Korea about hiking its payment to the US for keeping American forces ...
2019-08-07, 16:32

North Korea to pause 'Mass Games' after leader Kim complains: tour agencies Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expre...
2019-06-05, 08:48

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and Nort...
2019-07-11, 11:00

Japan says North Korea launched short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The two projectiles launched by North Korea early on Thursday were short-range ballistic missiles, a Kyodo report citing a Japanese government source...
2019-07-25, 08:16

UPDATE 2-Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to S.Korea - sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
2019-08-20, 05:48

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
2019-07-19, 06:16

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was...
2019-05-27, 10:32

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missil...
2019-05-26, 23:16

Trump not ‘personally bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this mont...
2019-05-27, 16:32

Japan's Restrictions on South Korean Chip Makers Backfire Japan’s trade jab at South Korea’s chip makers was meant to be painful, but a week in, it appears to have given a momentary victory to the core targe...
2019-07-11, 21:16

Heavy rain in south Japan, over 1 million directed to leave Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as...
2019-07-03, 12:16

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly ...
2019-07-19, 17:32

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips a...
2019-07-09, 22:48

Trump arrives in Japan on state visit, will be first world leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito TOKYO (AP) — Trump arrives in Japan on state visit, will be first world leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito. The post Trump arrives in Japan on state...
2019-05-25, 11:16

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 offic...
2019-06-30, 04:32

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 ri...
2019-06-18, 23:16

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 Thursd...
2019-06-28, 01:00

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 s...
2019-06-04, 04:48

Russia wants probe on alleged South Korea airspace violation A South Korean lawmaker cites Russia’s acting ambassador as saying Russia wants an investigation into a South Korean accusation that a Russia militar...
2019-07-24, 14:32

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 Nort...
2019-08-06, 01:16

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. The post South Korea says it will f...
2019-07-01, 10:32

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,...
2019-05-23, 06:48

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 ...
2019-08-03, 07:32

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 b...
2019-08-06, 04:16

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 co...
2019-07-23, 07:16

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 yo...
2019-06-07, 21:48

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...
2019-07-15, 00:32

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      ...
2019-07-17, 12:48

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that ...
2019-07-19, 10:48

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 for local materials, parts and equ...
2019-08-05, 05:32

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-dama...
2019-08-21, 09:16

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 ...
2019-08-25, 08:16

North Korea Threatens the South Over Purchase of U.S. Stealth Jets Pyongyang called the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth jet fighters to South Korea an affront to last year’s pledge by the two countries ...
2019-07-11, 23:48

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 bilat...
2019-08-22, 05:16

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 coun...
2019-07-14, 19:16

South Korea to Send the North Food Aid for the First Time in 9 Years South Korea hopes the 50,000 tons of rice will help persuade the North to return to talks on improving inter-Korean ties and ending its nuclear weapo...
2019-06-19, 17:16

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 warnin...
2019-07-23, 16:48

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 th...
2019-05-27, 20:16

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...
2019-06-18, 19:48

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 ministr...
2019-07-31, 18:16

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 vi...
2019-07-11, 05:16

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unid...
2019-08-16, 15:00

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 ser...
2019-08-01, 01:16

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 ...
2019-08-07, 04:00

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, mi...
2019-05-22, 15:16

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 m...
2019-06-14, 23:48

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 fut...
2019-08-12, 00:32

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 ...
2019-06-03, 06:32

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 ...
2019-06-17, 23:16

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 L...
2019-06-13, 04:48

Nigeria 2-0 South Korea: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Asisat Oshoala helped to give Nigeria their first win of the tournament and boosted their hopes of making the knockout stagesGolden boot standings: F...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain...
2019-06-18, 10:00

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 fre...
2019-06-10, 12:48

| 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 ...
2019-08-07, 13:32

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 elde...
2019-05-31, 18:48

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 ...
2019-06-17, 10:00

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 dictat...
2019-06-29, 19:16

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...
2019-06-28, 04:00

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 eve...
2019-05-24, 00:16

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 vic...
2019-08-07, 18:32

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...
2019-06-30, 18:16

Tensions Rise After South Korea Fires at Russian Warplane Moscow and Seoul traded accusations after South Korea said it scrambled fighter jets to drive away a Russian warplane that it said violated its airsp...
2019-07-23, 16:48

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" ...
2019-08-11, 01:00

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 pres...
2019-07-23, 20:48

North Korea says President Trump’s offer to meet leader Kim Jong Un in DMZ is a ‘very interesting suggestion’ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says President Trump’s offer to meet leader Kim Jong Un in DMZ is a ‘very interesting suggestion...
2019-06-29, 08:00

Japan says its export control review compatible with free trade, after Korea dropped from list Japan's foreign minister said on Friday that a review of the country's export control regime, which saw South Korea dropped from a trade "white list"...
2019-08-02, 07:00

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military informati...
2019-08-21, 12:16

Japan supports U.S.-North Korea process, hopes latest talks lead to progress: Abe Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday Japan supported the United States and North Korea's "process" and wished for the latest talks between Donald...
2019-07-01, 06:48

Less bluster, but no compromise seen as South Korean, Japan ministers meet in China South Korea and Japan have toned down the rhetoric but show little sign of compromise in a bitter political and economic dispute as their foreign min...
2019-08-20, 12:16

Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Seoul leader Moon Jae-in discuss Japan security agreement United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed trilateral security cooperation with Japan on Friday a...
2019-08-09, 14:32

‘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...
2019-05-28, 17:32

Trump: Kim says ready to restart talks when U.S.-South Korea joint drills end U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Kim Jong Un told him he was ready to resume talks on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and...
2019-08-10, 21:32

Merger of Yards in South Korea, China Will Control Global Shipbuilding Mega shipyard mergers in South Korea and China will create two behemoths that will control around 46% of the global market among the world’s top 10 y...
2019-08-01, 14:48

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable source...
2019-06-04, 13:48

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 Bud...
2019-06-04, 14:48

South Korea: Emphasis should be on identifying those responsible for Hungary boat sinking Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on Thursday stressed the need to "thoroughly" identify those responsible for last week's boat sinking in Hungary that...
2019-06-06, 16:48

France opens Women’s World Cup by romping past South Korea The French, with President Emmanuel Macron in attendance, demonstrated their capacity and ambition with a 4-0 victory over South Korea to open the sp...
2019-06-08, 03:16

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. Seo...
2019-07-12, 20:00

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said T...
2019-08-01, 17:48

U.S. asks South Korea to send troops to Strait of Hormuz - Yonhap U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper asked South Korea to send troops to join a U.S.-led maritime force in the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Iran, Y...
2019-08-09, 12:32

Brandon Neill gets nod in unfamiliar Socceroos squad to face South Korea Midfielder joined by five other new facesTwenty-year-old Harry Souttar also includedBrandon O’Neill’s sterling domestic from this season has been rec...
2019-05-23, 05:32

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 to...
2019-05-29, 06:32

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump said Saturday he was open to meeting Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea while on a trip to...
2019-06-29, 06:16

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...
2019-07-01, 19:32

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 snowbal...
2019-08-22, 17:48

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area: South Korea media Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency ...
2019-07-24, 06:32

Third round of short-range missiles fired by North Korea, says South Seoul news agency reports early-morning launches off eastern coast into the Sea of JapanNorth Korea has fired additional unidentified short-range pro...
2019-08-02, 06:16

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 game...
2019-07-17, 05:48

Trump and Ivanka met K-Pop boy band EXO on a visit to South Korea's presidential palace Kin Cheung/AP President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka arrived at the "blue house," the presidential palace in South Korea, to meet with President...
2019-06-30, 07:16

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 Ru...
2019-07-23, 07:32

Watch: South Korea scores brutal own goal at Women's World Cup South Korea fell behind 1-0 to Nigeria after scoring in its own net in the first half of a group stage clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on We...
2019-06-12, 17:32

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 ever to defect...
2019-07-08, 16:48

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 citize...
2019-07-24, 16:48

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.   ...
2019-06-06, 19:00

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 ...
2019-07-23, 08:16

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...
2019-07-23, 12:16

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 milit...
2019-08-07, 12:32

Russia Denies Jet Breached South Korea Airspace, Says No "Warning Fire" Moscow denied on Tuesday that its aircraft had violated South Korean airspace, saying its jets had carried out planned drills over international wate...
2019-07-23, 11:48

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 th...
2019-06-03, 20:16

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-e...
2019-06-07, 15:00

Indonesia suggests barter to help cover cost of jet project with South Korea Indonesia is offering to pay South Korea its share of the cost of developing a fighter jet in the form of barter, state news agency Antara reported o...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Kim Jong Un Sends Letter To Break Ice With South Korea After Long Silence North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady...
2019-06-12, 19:48

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...
2019-06-12, 20:00

South Korea orders further arrests at Samsung Electronics over accounting scandal A South Korean court approved arrest warrants on Saturday for two executives at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over their alleged roles in a suspected ac...
2019-05-24, 23:16

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...
2019-07-08, 12:32

LG Display to invest $2.6 billion in OLED panel plant in South Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.6 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in So...
2019-07-23, 02:48

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 me...
2019-07-24, 18:16

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea tha...
2019-06-02, 13:00

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the Af...
2019-05-21, 15:48

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Ko...
2019-05-27, 23:01

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a s...
2019-07-01, 10:16

South Korean president says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Japan imposing tighter export curbs against Seoul will undermine Japan's international credibility for u...
2019-08-08, 04:32

Japan's defense minister says South Korean decision to end intelligence pact regrettable Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact between the East Asian neighbors...
2019-08-23, 04:16

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in sc...
2019-08-01, 17:48

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired ...
2019-07-15, 18:32

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile te...
2019-07-17, 06:00

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see emp...
2019-07-16, 06:16

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The South Korean military fired two warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natio...
2019-07-23, 06:16

Russia expresses 'deep regret' over South Korea airspace violation, Seoul says Russia expressed “deep regret” over one of its warplanes entering into South Korea’s airspace during its first joint air patrol with China Tuesday an...
2019-07-24, 09:32

Hungary, South Korea seek thorough probe into fatal Budapest boat accident Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday he had asked for a thorough investigation into a boat accident on the Danube River in Budapest t...
2019-05-31, 17:16

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew lon...
2019-07-25, 07:16

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin...
2019-06-17, 22:32

Pyongyang Threatens Missile Test in Response to U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises North Korea protested a coming U.S.-South Korean joint military exercise, suggesting it was starting to lose patience with Washington and may reconsi...
2019-07-16, 16:00

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for i...
2019-07-16, 11:48

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning gua...
2019-06-21, 22:32

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang ...
2019-06-04, 14:16

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row...
2019-08-09, 07:32

North Korea says no talks with South due to drills, Kim oversaw test of 'new weapon': KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected Saturday's test of a new weapon, state media KCNA said on Sunday, as a senior diplomat dismissed the possib...
2019-08-11, 08:32

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's late...
2019-07-25, 08:16

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President M...
2019-06-29, 22:48

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, ...
2019-06-10, 07:00

South Korea fires 360 shots at Russian jets after planes violated airspace SOUTH Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots at Russian military planes after one violated the country’s airspace twice, Seoul officials have ...
2019-07-23, 20:00

Energy on the agenda when Saudi crown prince visits South Korea this week Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman plans to visit South Korea this week as the two countries seek to bolster economic ties, officials in Seoul sa...
2019-06-24, 05:48

South Korea jets fire warning shots at Russian military plane Seoul says fighter planes twice warned off Russian bomber while Chinese aircraft also flew over east coastSouth Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warni...
2019-07-23, 11:01

South Korea concerned over food safety at Olympics with events slated for Fukushima Talks to take place over food provision at Tokyo GamesFukushima to host baseball and softball games next yearSouth Korea is considering making its ow...
2019-08-22, 07:48

South Korea scrambles fighter jets to engage UFO… which turns out to be a bunch of birds Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several decades you know that tensions have been high on the Korean peninsula. The standoff...
2019-07-01, 18:48

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered ...
2019-07-23, 15:00

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has ...
2019-08-16, 13:00

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual ...
2019-07-02, 18:32

Russia denies it apologized to South Korea over alleged airspace breach: Ifax Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday denied that Moscow had formally apologized to South Korea over an alleged airspace violation during a joint ai...
2019-07-24, 11:32

South Korea complains to Russia about airspace violation, warns of tougher response South Korea's top security adviser lodged a strong objection with Russian after its military aircraft violated South Korean airspace on Tuesday, Sout...
2019-07-23, 09:32

Amnesty International: LGBT soldiers face abuse in South Korea military A law that criminalizes consensual sex between men in the South Korean military is leading to violence and harassment against gay and transgender sol...
2019-07-11, 19:16

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29 South Korea's Supreme Court is to rule next Thursday on whether to uphold a reduced sentence given to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee or ask an appeals...
2019-08-22, 15:48

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over alleged airspace intrusion Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday said that Moscow had not apologized for an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Korea said...
2019-07-24, 14:00

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace...
2019-07-31, 18:16

South Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defense official...
2019-07-23, 09:32

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boy...
2019-08-05, 12:48