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South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics

South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag during next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, amid a deepening history and trad...

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics

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South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, compari...
19:15 2019-09-11

South Korea calls for ban of 'rising sun' flag at 2020 Games South Korean Olympic officials have called on Japan to ban its "rising sun" flag at the 2020 Tokyo Games after claiming it represents a 'militar...
16:45 2019-09-05

Tokyo Olympic organizers say no plans to ban 'Rising Sun' flag despite South Korean demand Tokyo Olympic organizers said on Friday that the display of Japan's "Rising Sun" does not constitute a political statement and a spokesman said there...
13:45 2019-09-13

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again 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 again as Tokyo on Wedn...
09:30 2019-07-24

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...
10:45 2019-08-22

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...
08:30 2019-07-24

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...
08:00 2019-07-24

South Korea asks Japan to keep it on favored trading list amid dispute: Kyodo South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha asked her Japanese counterpart on Thursday to keep the country on a "white list" of countries that enjoy...
09:45 2019-08-01

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...
05:15 2019-07-24

We are just 365 rising suns from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Ou...
22:15 2019-07-24

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...
14:15 2019-07-16

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 are not a violation of an in...
16:30 2019-08-06

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...
19:00 2019-07-31

South Korea urges North Korea to hold another summit before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special R...
17:00 2019-06-19

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...
19:45 2019-07-03

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a seni...
05:30 2019-08-11

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...
07:30 2019-07-11

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...
23:30 2019-06-01

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...
12:15 2019-07-16

Typhoon Lingling kills 3 in South Korea before making landfall in North Korea South Korea's government said at least 15 people were being treated for injuries, including an elderly couple who were injured after steel scaffoldin...
19:45 2019-09-07

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...
02:00 2019-08-07

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...
19:45 2019-07-31

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...
21:45 2019-08-11

Buying a big stick: South Korea's military spending has North Korea worried South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernizing their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, ...
05:45 2019-09-11

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...
17:30 2019-08-09

South Korea takes the brunt of North Korea’s cryptocurrency cyberattacks A United Nations (UN) report has disclosed how the intergovernmental organization is investigating at least 35 cyberattacks led by North Korea, South...
11:15 2019-08-13

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...
08:15 2019-07-25

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...
10:45 2019-07-25

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...
00:45 2019-08-17

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morni...
09:15 2019-08-24

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denucle...
10:45 2019-06-28

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...
20:15 2019-08-02

South Korea urges summit with North Korea before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special R...
17:45 2019-06-19

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...
12:15 2019-07-03

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...
17:30 2019-07-16

South Korea: North Korea-United States to resume talks soon South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that North Korea and the United States will soon restart working-level talks and that his government w...
13:45 2019-09-16

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...
14:15 2019-08-06

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 ...
09:45 2019-08-06

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...
10:30 2019-08-01

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...
03:15 2019-06-20

North Korea fired 'multiple' projectiles off east coast, South Korea reports North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korean military officials told Yonhap News, just days after f...
18:00 2019-07-31

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...
13:15 2019-06-19

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...
09:30 2019-05-31

South Korea Claims North Korea Has Launched More Short-Range Ballistic Missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing...
19:15 2019-07-31

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...
20:45 2019-06-27

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...
20:00 2019-08-04

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 ...
04:45 2019-08-06

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang ...
06:30 2019-05-31

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...
15:30 2019-08-06

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...
10:45 2019-08-23

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...
09:15 2019-08-23

Powerful typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea; hundreds of homes destroyed Typhoon Lingling was one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, state media in North Korea reported.    ...
05:15 2019-09-10

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...
09:15 2019-07-17

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...
12:30 2019-08-10

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...
18:15 2019-08-16

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...
11:30 2019-07-01

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...
02:30 2019-08-07

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...
12:45 2019-08-16

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...
18:30 2019-07-31

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...
19:00 2019-08-06

Typhoon kills 3 in South Korea before moving to North Korea A typhoon that was one of the most powerful storms to ever hit South Korea has swept along the country’s coast, toppling trees, grounding planes and ...
17:15 2019-09-07

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...
04:15 2019-06-20

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...
00:15 2019-08-02

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...
21:15 2019-06-19

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...
13:15 2019-06-19

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...
07:00 2019-07-25

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...
02:15 2019-07-25

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A United States official has described them as "short-range." It comes a...
06:30 2019-07-25

Typhoon Kills 3 in South Korea Before Moving on to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea — One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit South Korea swept along the country’s coast on Saturday, toppling tree...
08:15 2019-09-08

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I...
10:45 2019-07-13

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...
09:45 2019-07-15

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...
03:15 2019-06-20

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...
13:45 2019-08-01

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there wa...
16:15 2019-05-31

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 ...
01:15 2019-07-25

South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon' The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearization talks soon and it would "go well," a senior South Korean official said on T...
07:15 2019-08-22

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...
05:30 2019-08-06

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...
10:30 2019-06-19

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...
19:15 2019-05-21

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...
01:30 2019-07-25

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation...
11:30 2019-07-18

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...
13:45 2019-08-16

Thousands protest in South Africa over rising violence against women President promises to do more after the most deadly month for violent crimes against women country has ever seenThousands of South African women took...
20:45 2019-09-05

Pete Buttigieg Was Rising. Then Came South Bend’s Policing Crisis. He spent years focusing on his city’s economic record but it is his record on policing, once a footnote, that is overshadowing his presidential campa...
12:15 2019-08-30

South African court likens display of apartheid-era flag to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to ...
05:45 2019-08-22

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate...
06:45 2019-08-23

South Korea’s Chaebol The story of South Korea’s transformation from economic minnow to one of the world’s largest exporters owes much to its sprawling, family-run conglom...
13:15 2019-08-29

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...
03:30 2019-06-18

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...
16:15 2019-08-22

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded ...
14:45 2019-07-17

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...
15:15 2019-05-21

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will ...
00:45 2019-07-04

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a l...
05:45 2019-07-20

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag ...
13:45 2019-07-13

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in it...
14:45 2019-07-14

| 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...
14:15 2019-07-20

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...
22:00 2019-06-13

South Korea to file WTO complaint against Japan In the latest move in a tit-for-tat economic and diplomatic dispute, Seoul has accused Tokyo of unlawfully choking off key materials used in making h...
07:45 2019-09-11

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...
22:30 2019-07-01

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 bln South Korea's biggest carrier Korean Air Lines said on Wednesday it has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 30 Boeing planes for $9.67 billio...
03:15 2019-06-19

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...
03:30 2019-08-09

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...
06:15 2019-05-30

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 ...
07:15 2019-08-24

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...
12:45 2019-06-13

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...
03:30 2019-07-11

Trump Says South Korea Agrees to Pay More for U.S. Defenses President Trump said on Twitter that South Korea had agreed to pay ‘substantially more’ for American troops stationed in South Korea to defend agains...
15:30 2019-08-07

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...
15:15 2019-05-27

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targe...
19:30 2019-07-18

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...
08:45 2019-06-17

South Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ...
18:45 2019-08-28

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...
13:30 2019-06-11

| 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...
15:30 2019-05-21

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, where he plans to dine with President...
09:45 2019-06-29

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happ...
19:30 2019-07-03

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Su...
02:45 2019-06-15

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional ...
23:30 2019-06-15

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...
10:15 2019-07-17

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 ...
18:15 2019-07-24

| 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...
11:30 2019-07-17

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 ...
18:15 2019-06-12

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...
00:30 2019-07-23

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...
12:45 2019-06-21

Trump, Kim will meet at DMZ on Sunday, South Korea’s leader says After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at ...
08:15 2019-06-30

Pro gamers in South Korea train for 15 hours a day – here’s what’s involved For many, the idea of earning a living as a professional gamer seems like a dream come true. Getting paid to play video games all day, with unlimited...
10:30 2019-07-24

Tesla to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem - Bloomberg Tesla Inc has agreed to buy batteries from South Korea's LG Chem Ltd for electric vehicles manufactured in China, Bloomberg reported on Friday citing...
10:45 2019-08-23

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 ...
12:45 2019-06-14

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...
09:15 2019-08-23

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...
09:30 2019-07-24

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...
19:45 2019-08-22

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...
05:30 2019-07-01

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...
04:30 2019-07-25

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...
16:00 2019-08-07

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...
09:45 2019-06-08

Japan says it, not South Korea, should have taken action on Russian plane Japan on Tuesday criticized South Korea for taking action against a Russian plane over what Japan says is its airspace, after Japan lodged a protest ...
11:45 2019-07-23

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...
10:45 2019-05-23

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...
17:00 2019-07-01

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...
07:01 2019-07-11

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...
19:45 2019-07-01

Japan and South Korea Feud, but Breaking Up Is Hard Tokyo put new trade limits on Seoul and South Korean shoppers are spurning Japanese goods, but the ties between the two U.S. allies may be hard to un...
23:45 2019-08-28

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...
03:15 2019-08-01

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...
00:45 2019-06-08

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, escalating tensions between two U.S. allies whose companies together supply k...
17:30 2019-08-02

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...
19:30 2019-07-09

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 ...
08:00 2019-08-07

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...
11:30 2019-08-07

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...
09:45 2019-06-11

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...
03:30 2019-06-18

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 ...
06:15 2019-06-30

South Korea’s Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women’s Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring som...
02:15 2019-06-03

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...
10:15 2019-06-11

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...
17:45 2019-07-07

North Korea waitress’ rights violated, South’s commission says South Korea's National Human Rights Commission said the defection of 12 North Korean waitresses to the South in 2016 constitutes a "violation of thei...
03:15 2019-09-11

UK and South Korea to work together on electric cars and autonomous tech News 10 Sep, 2019 Memorandum of understanding “will open a new era” between two countries; takes advantage of pre-Brexit trade agreemen...
04:45 2019-09-11

South Korea Says Fired Hundreds Of Shots At Russian Jet In Its Airspace The South Korean military fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defence offic...
08:45 2019-07-23

China says South Korea's air defense zone not territorial airspace China's foreign ministry said on Monday that South Korea's air space identification zone is not a territorial airspace and all countries enjoy freedo...
11:45 2019-07-23

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...
19:30 2019-07-14

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...
05:01 2019-06-04

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...
10:30 2019-07-23

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...
00:00 2019-07-15

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 ...
15:15 2019-06-03

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...
08:15 2019-07-23

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...
16:45 2019-07-15

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...
05:45 2019-07-11

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...
01:45 2019-06-01

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...
23:15 2019-08-11

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 ...
12:15 2019-08-12

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...
05:45 2019-07-10

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...
11:45 2019-08-20

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Ko...
21:45 2019-08-12

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" ...
11:30 2019-08-11

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 ...
17:00 2019-07-11

South Korea to lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs As the first step of WTO dispute settlement, South Korea will formerly request consultations with Japan and seek the latter's withdrawal of expo...
09:15 2019-09-11

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...
16:30 2019-07-17

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a di...
11:30 2019-07-13

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...
10:15 2019-07-17

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...
22:45 2019-08-21

Tokyo urges caution for Japanese travelers to South Korea Tokyo issued a travel advisory to Japanese citizens visiting South Korea, ahead of crucial anniversaries this week, urging them to be cautious about ...
16:15 2019-08-13

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      ...
13:15 2019-07-17

South Korea initiating WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs South Korea is initiating a complaint to the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened export controls on key materials South Korean companies ...
08:15 2019-09-11

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...
11:15 2019-05-31

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...
18:15 2019-08-12

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...
18:45 2019-08-22

| 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 ...
13:30 2019-08-07

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...
09:15 2019-06-19

Politician grills economist on her marital status in South Korea She's a top economics professor who studied at Harvard and has served on government committees -- but to one South Korean politician, she hasn't done...
19:15 2019-09-06

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...
12:30 2019-08-08

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...
17:45 2019-06-19

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 cou...
17:45 2019-08-16

| WATCH | First swine fever outbreak confirmed in South Korea South Korea has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to No...
21:15 2019-09-17

South Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak UK government says it expects disease to arrive within a year as China ditches pork tariffsSouth Korea is the latest country to confirm an outbreak o...
19:15 2019-09-17

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,...
05:30 2019-05-23

The Galaxy Fold sold out in one day in South Korea, but that might be less impressive than it sounds If you thought that the long delay might deter consumers from buying the Galaxy Fold, you were mistaken. According to The Korea Herald, Samsung on Fr...
08:15 2019-09-07

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation ...
12:15 2019-05-23

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to lea...
08:45 2019-08-29

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...
15:45 2019-05-23

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...
18:30 2019-05-23

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...
03:15 2019-08-01

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...
19:45 2019-07-31

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...
08:45 2019-06-10

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...
08:30 2019-08-02

South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever South Korea has confirmed its second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the country's border with North Korea, a day after the country's ...
03:15 2019-09-18

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...
10:30 2019-06-18

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...
03:45 2019-06-13

Galaxy Fold to begin sale in South Korea on Friday Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale in South Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and t...
15:45 2019-09-05

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...
22:30 2019-08-07

South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister The deputy speaker of South Korea's parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a n...
09:15 2019-09-18

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...
18:15 2019-06-14

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...
09:45 2019-08-06

Japan-South Korea dispute shows no signs of abating Animosity between Tokyo and Seoul has continued to rise at a time when regional cooperation is critical. This growing rift could soon have very negat...
14:15 2019-09-04

U.S. says Japan, South Korea 'soul searching' needed over damaging row A senior U.S. official said on Wednesday Japan and Korea needed to do some "soul searching" about political decisions that have damaged relations be...
03:30 2019-08-08

Kim Jong Un Sends Sister With Letter To Break Ice With South Korea 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...
20:45 2019-06-12

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...
15:30 2019-08-05

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...
10:30 2019-08-05

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...
09:30 2019-08-05

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 ...
14:45 2019-06-17

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 ...
01:45 2019-06-18

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 ...
07:15 2019-08-03

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expr...
10:15 2019-06-18

South Korea confirms first outbreak of African swine fever South Korea has become the latest country affected by deadly African swine fever, after several pigs that died at a farm were found to have been infe...
01:15 2019-09-18

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give u...
05:15 2019-07-25

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 ...
10:15 2019-07-01

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...
00:15 2019-08-06

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 ...
18:15 2019-07-24

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...
11:15 2019-08-25

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...
01:30 2019-07-24

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, a...
01:45 2019-06-28

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...
01:15 2019-06-30

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...
00:45 2019-06-28

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...
21:45 2019-06-27

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...
05:30 2019-07-02

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...
01:15 2019-06-30

North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, the South’s military says The missile test is the second in a week after North Korea signaled its anger at planned U.S.-South Korea military exercises. President Trump played ...
17:45 2019-07-31

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...
22:30 2019-06-07

Japan defends South Korea ‘white list’ removal Japan held a meeting of ministers and senior officials a day ahead of "white list" removal, when South Korea will be taken off Tokyo's list of prefer...
16:15 2019-08-27

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will go on sale Friday in South Korea Samsung’s $2000 foldable phone is almost upon us. The long-delayed Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowle...
16:45 2019-09-04

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...
11:30 2019-07-01

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...
00:15 2019-07-01

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag. ...
21:15 2019-06-14

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on September 6 in South Korea: source Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of ...
05:45 2019-09-04

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...
10:45 2019-08-23

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in Ea...
14:45 2019-08-22

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...
17:45 2019-07-12

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...
16:15 2019-07-01

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...
16:15 2019-07-12

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...
01:15 2019-07-03

Unipec resells U.S. oil to India, South Korea after China tariffs -sources China's Unipec is reselling some of the crude oil it imports from the United States to buyers in India and South Korea to avoid tariffs Beijing impos...
17:45 2019-09-05

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...
19:30 2019-07-02

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...
20:15 2019-08-22

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...
13:15 2019-06-04

Samsung to launch Galaxy Fold in South Korea on September 6 priced $2,000 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from Sept. 6 with fifth...
13:15 2019-09-05

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...
22:15 2019-08-22

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...
15:15 2019-08-22

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...
08:30 2019-07-05

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...
01:15 2019-08-23

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...
21:30 2019-06-12

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...
23:30 2019-06-06

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...
07:45 2019-07-01

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...
07:15 2019-08-25

Samsung is testing its Galaxy Home Mini speaker in South Korea Samsung hasn't even released the original Galaxy Home over a year after its reveal, but that isn't stopping the company from offering a pee...
00:45 2019-08-30

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 ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Japan allows 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 sources said, ahe...
08:15 2019-08-20

Japan Said to Have Allowed More 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 people familiar w...
10:45 2019-08-20

Samsung Heir and South Korea's Ex-President Could Face More Jail Time South Korea’s Supreme Court struck down lower-court decisions for cases involving Samsung’s de facto leader and the country’s imprisoned ex-president...
13:45 2019-08-29

Japan, South Korea agree on need for dialogue to repair frayed ties Japan and South Korea agreed on Wednesday on the need for dialogue to resolve a feud over compensating Korean wartime workers that has spilled over i...
11:45 2019-08-21

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, call...
11:30 2019-07-08

Factbox: South Korea's top court ruling on Samsung heir and ex-president Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction...
02:15 2019-08-29

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to N...
11:45 2019-07-08

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...
03:15 2019-06-29

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.   ...
00:15 2019-06-07

Samsung to launch Galaxy Fold in South Korea on Sept. 6 priced $2,000 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from Sept. 6 with fifth...
11:15 2019-09-06

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...
11:30 2019-06-06

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...
14:15 2019-07-12

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...
16:15 2019-07-08

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...
12:30 2019-07-12

Retirees in South Korea are going back to work as Airbnb hosts. I stayed with two of them Amid an aging crisis in the country, seniors in South Korea are finding new purpose by turning to an unlikely platform: Airbnb. CNBC stayed with one ...
09:15 2019-08-31

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...
21:30 2019-07-04

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...
01:15 2019-06-30

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...
21:15 2019-06-03

U.S. hopes South Korea and Japan can rebuild ties from 'rock bottom' The United States hopes a damaging row between the leaders of U.S. allies South Korea and Japan has hit rock bottom but believes recent military exe...
00:15 2019-08-28

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...
10:45 2019-06-08

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...
02:15 2019-07-25

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 ...
09:30 2019-07-24

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...
00:15 2019-08-02

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 ...
08:30 2019-07-23

Japan greenlights first South Korea export since July curbs, but with a warning Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since imposing export curbs last month, but doubled down on pol...
12:30 2019-08-08

South Korea Kicks Japan Off List of Favored Trading Partners South Korea said it would remove Japan from a list of countries that qualify for accelerated imports of its products, a move signaled earlier this mo...
17:15 2019-08-12

South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm...
17:15 2019-09-17

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 ...
06:00 2019-08-09

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...
11:45 2019-07-23

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...
07:45 2019-07-23

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...
16:00 2019-07-23

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...
12:30 2019-05-29

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...
21:45 2019-07-24

Japan removes South Korea from trusted trade partner list The Japanese move is likely to disrupt supply chains and escalate tensions with South Korea. Tokyo said the decision was taken for national security ...
10:15 2019-08-02

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...
20:00 2019-05-24

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...
00:45 2019-08-02

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...
02:15 2019-07-23

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...
04:45 2019-08-02

South Korea on alert after 1st African swine fever case confirmed South Korea is on alert Tuesday to prevent the spread of African swine fever after the first case of the animal disease was confirmed near the border...
16:45 2019-09-17

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Do...
13:45 2019-09-13

Brandon O'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...
08:45 2019-05-23

Japan's Motegi: no summit with South Korea planned; will maintain dialogue Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday no summit meeting or foreign ministers' meeting between Japan and South Korea was plann...
09:15 2019-09-18

Russia, South Korea trade conflicting claims over airspace dispute Russia's embassy in Seoul on Wednesday denied that Moscow had formally apologized over an alleged airspace violation the previous day, after South Ko...
12:15 2019-07-24

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 ...
19:15 2019-05-21

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...
21:30 2019-08-10

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...
05:45 2019-07-20

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...
08:00 2019-08-07

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...
17:30 2019-08-05

Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in South Korea Greenpeace campaigners climbed a 40-metre billboard advertisement for Hyundai Motor's near its head office in South Korea to post a sign reading "No ...
07:45 2019-09-16

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...
06:45 2019-07-17

Japan lodged protest with South Korea, Russia after jet incident: Suga The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian...
11:45 2019-07-23

U.S. diplomat vows to help South Korea, Japan resolve 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...
10:15 2019-07-17

Petition calling for impeachment of South Korea's Moon to force a response A petition calling for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to be impeached had gathered more than 217,000 signatures as of Monday, passing a threshold...
13:15 2019-05-27

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...
12:45 2019-07-23

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...
21:30 2019-07-19

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...
03:30 2019-08-01

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, ...
06:15 2019-06-10

South Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North South Korea is to invest 88 billion won ($74 million) to develop a weapons system by 2023 that can detect and strike drones, its procurement agency s...
07:45 2019-09-17

South Korea proposes aggressive spending as economy faces growing risks South Korea, heavily dependent on exports for growth, is wrestling with cooling global demand and consumer sentiment amid a brewing trade dispute wit...
03:45 2019-08-29

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South K...
16:15 2019-06-02

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...
09:15 2019-07-22

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to partic...
01:15 2019-05-24

Private equity fund linked to South Korea justice minister under probe South Korean prosecutors are investigating a private equity fund tied to the family of newly appointed Justice Minister Cho Kuk, following the arrest...
16:45 2019-09-17

U.S.-born South Korea celebrity receives prison sentence in drug case Robert Holley, a naturalized Korean citizen from the United States and TV personality, was given a suspended prison sentence Wednesday in a local cou...
18:45 2019-08-28

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...
19:45 2019-07-31

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...
23:15 2019-06-21

Moonday Morning: South Korea lost $2.3 billion to cryptocurrency crimes over last 2 years Welcome to Monday, and welcome to another Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s t...
11:30 2019-07-22

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...
04:45 2019-07-25

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.  ...
05:45 2019-08-23

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...
15:30 2019-07-01

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 ...
23:30 2019-07-23

South Korea cuts growth target as global demand gets hit from US-China trade war South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a 7-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global ...
07:15 2019-07-03

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
07:15 2019-07-03

Japan foreign minister says South Korea's move 'completely mistaken response' Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Thursday criticized South Korea for terminating an intelligence agreement between the two countries, calling i...
16:15 2019-08-22

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...
12:45 2019-07-23

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 ...
15:00 2019-06-04

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...
18:45 2019-08-22

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...
03:15 2019-08-23

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...
12:00 2019-07-01

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29 South Korea's Supreme Court said it will rule next Thursday on whether to uphold the reduced sentence given to Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee or ask a...
13:15 2019-08-22

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...
18:45 2019-08-23

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...
22:15 2019-06-29

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...
15:15 2019-07-24

South Korea officially notifies Japan of ending of intelligence-sharing pact: NHK South Korea has officially notified Japan that it is ending their intelligence-sharing pact, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the Japanese for...
09:45 2019-08-23

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...
12:15 2019-07-24

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...
19:15 2019-07-01

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 ...
01:30 2019-07-24

South Korea's top court to rule on Samsung heir's bribery case on August 29: YTN South Korea's Supreme Court will deliver a ruling on the bribery conviction of Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee on Aug. 29 in a corruption scandal that ...
12:15 2019-08-22

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft in its airspace The Russian planes entered South Korean airspace, the Defense Ministry in Seoul reports. It was the first time that Russian military aircraft have vi...
09:15 2019-07-23

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...
11:45 2019-07-23

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 ...
21:15 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced war...
11:30 2019-07-08

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 ...
18:45 2019-07-15

Japan's curbs on high-tech materials exports to South Korea could backfire Japan's curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global ch...
13:45 2019-08-30

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...
03:45 2019-07-12

Japan's Nissan mulls pulling out of South Korea as trade tensions rise: FT Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and...
14:45 2019-09-06

Public outcry in South Korea over a scandal that has reignited debate on class privilege South Korean President Moon Jae-in's nominee for justice minister may soon take office under the cloud of a prosecution inquiry and public outcr...
15:45 2019-09-06

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 ...
20:15 2019-08-16

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...
12:00 2019-07-12

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...
17:45 2019-05-31

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...
05:15 2019-07-18

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...
18:30 2019-08-02

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...
05:30 2019-07-18

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...
16:45 2019-07-17

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was f...
16:45 2019-07-17

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...
22:30 2019-06-17

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...
08:15 2019-07-16

Japan says South Korea move on fast-track trade status 'regrettable' Japan on Wednesday said South Korea's decision to remove Tokyo's fast-track trade status without sufficient explanation was "regrettable", as a diplo...
09:15 2019-09-18

South Korea's CJ Group heir apparent arrested for suspected narcotics law violation The heir apparent of South Korean food-to-entertainment conglomerate CJ Group has been arrested for suspected narcotics law violation after turning h...
08:45 2019-09-05

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...
17:15 2019-07-16

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...
17:45 2019-07-13

Japanese automakers' sales fall in South Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese veh...
10:45 2019-09-04

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...
05:45 2019-07-17

South Korea mulls ending arcane age system to match rest of world In South Korea a baby is one on the day it is born, and turns two on New Year’s Day, even if it is the very next dayA South Korean MP is attempting t...
18:15 2019-06-02

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...
15:00 2019-08-05

Japan to reject South Korea's request for meeting on export curbs: Kyodo Japan will reject South Korea's request to hold another working-level meeting on Tokyo's recent tightening of export controls, Kyodo News reported on...
16:30 2019-07-17

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...
12:30 2019-08-08

South Korea's top court returns Samsung heir Lee's bribery case for review South Korea's Supreme court on Thursday overturned part of an appeals court ruling in the bribery case of Samsung Group's de facto chief Jay Y. Lee, ...
18:15 2019-08-29

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...
14:00 2019-07-18

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether...
06:15 2019-07-19

South Korea's top court orders review of Samsung heir’s bribery case South Korea's top court on Thursday ordered a lower court to reconsider its suspended jail sentence for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong in a massive briber...
17:15 2019-08-29

Nissan Mulls Pulling Out Of South Korea As Trade Tensions Rise: Report Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and ...
10:45 2019-09-07

South Korea land mine victim denied recognition as wounded combatant A South Korean soldier who lost both legs during a 2015 land mine incident at the demilitarized zone said the government is refusing to recognize him...
22:15 2019-09-17

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 ...
12:30 2019-08-08

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...
05:30 2019-06-24

South Korea removes Japan from fast-track trade 'white list' South Korea said on Wednesday it had approved plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast track trade status, responding with a ...
18:15 2019-09-17

Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
04:45 2019-07-19

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade...
03:45 2019-07-21

UPDATE 1-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...
02:15 2019-08-20

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...
05:30 2019-08-11

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided on Friday morning to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplo...
05:45 2019-08-02

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 ...
23:15 2019-08-12

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...
05:45 2019-08-02

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...
05:45 2019-08-02

South Korea warns of security impact if dropped from Japan's easy-trade list South Korea warned on Thursday that security cooperation with Japan might be hurt if it removes South Korea from its list of countries that face mini...
09:45 2019-08-01

South Korea removes Japan from trade ‘white list’ as exports dispute worsens The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese move to tighten export contr...
05:45 2019-09-18

South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever o...
08:45 2019-09-18

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...
08:15 2019-08-03

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...
03:45 2019-08-23

South Korea fires warning shots after 2 Russian military aircraft enter its airspace US Air Force Photo South Korea's military says it fired flares and warning shots after Russian military planes entered the country's airspace on Tue...
18:15 2019-07-23

South Korea's Top Court to Rule on Bribery Cases Tying Samsung Heir and Ex-President The country’s Supreme Court will issue a ruling on the separate, though intertwined, cases of Lee Jae-yong, Samsung’s de facto leader, and former Pre...
11:45 2019-08-29

South Korea confirms 2nd case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever o...
04:45 2019-09-18

PM Modi Meets South Korea President, Discusses Ways To Enhance Trade Ties Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and discussed ways to enhance trade, economic and people-to-people rela...
17:30 2019-06-28

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...
04:45 2019-07-16

Japan-South Korea dispute is a sign that the world order is 'collapsing,' says trade expert The trade conflict between Japan and South Korea is a sign that the global order is "collapsing," according to Deborah Elms, executive director at th...
04:45 2019-08-30

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 ...
04:45 2019-08-02

Tencent Cloud seeks partners in South Korea, Southeast Asia for overseas expansion China's Tencent Holdings is scouting for partners in South Korea and Southeast Asia to offer cloud-based games, after entering the Japanese market la...
19:15 2019-08-02

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...
12:15 2019-06-30

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in v...
09:15 2019-06-20

South Korea court ruling raises chance of Samsung heir's return to jail South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a bribery case against the heir of the Samsung Group should be reviewed by a lower court, raising ...
12:15 2019-08-29

UPDATE 1-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...
13:45 2019-06-22

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34...
07:30 2019-08-05

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South K...
18:00 2019-07-31

Russia confirms joint air patrol with China after South Korea claims airspace violation Russia confirmed Tuesday that it had carried out its first-ever joint air patrol with China, an event which prompted South Korea and Japan to scrambl...
00:30 2019-07-24

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...
12:15 2019-07-24

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...
12:00 2019-07-12

Gold bars found in South Korea airport trash pose legal quandary South Korean authorities are facing a dilemma following the discovery of more than 2 pounds of gold bullion in a trash receptacle at Incheon Airport....
23:30 2019-06-03

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military aircraft that violated 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...
07:30 2019-07-23

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, N...
00:30 2019-07-09

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...
03:45 2019-07-04

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 ...
14:00 2019-07-13

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was foun...
16:15 2019-06-01

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...
18:15 2019-08-12

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
09:30 2019-05-31

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter envir...
14:30 2019-06-03

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as ...
03:00 2019-07-10

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...
05:15 2019-08-22

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...
17:30 2019-07-18

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on ...
12:15 2019-07-16

North, South Korea oppose Japan's plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear ...
19:15 2019-09-12

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...
06:45 2019-08-23

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch branch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has decided to impose a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean ...
09:45 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
00:45 2019-07-03

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid history feud South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, a decision that could escalate a dispute over history and trade a...
16:15 2019-08-22

South Korea Says It Fired 360 Rounds of Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace...
14:45 2019-07-23

Tears of joy after South Korea score first water polo goal at world championships – video After a humbling 64-0 defeat at the hands of Hungary, South Korea were determined to take something positive out of their meeting with Russia. The ho...
19:30 2019-07-17

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shiftin...
10:30 2019-05-31

South Korea U18 Squad Apologizes For Pretending To Urinate In Panda Cup Trophy, Enraging Chinese Fans South Korea’s U18 squad was stripped of an international tournament title on Wednesday because of online backlash over photos of the team celebrating...
08:30 2019-05-31

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling t...
15:15 2019-07-08

France vs South Korea and opening ceremony live stream: watch Women's World Cup 2019 from anywhere Mark the date - June 6 2019. When the history books recount the rise of Women's soccer, the start of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup may be...
20:15 2019-06-07