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South Korea to lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs

As the first step of WTO dispute settlement, South Korea will formerly request consultations with Japan and seek the latter's withdrawal of export curbs, S...

South Korea to lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs

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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...
06:56 2019-07-10

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...
05:14 2019-07-02

South Korea to file 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 ...
04:56 2019-09-11

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 ...
08:28 2019-09-11

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...
14:56 2019-07-04

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...
11:42 2019-08-08

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...
10:28 2019-07-08

Japan not thinking of scrapping South Korea export curbs: Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday that Japan was "not thinking at all" of withdrawing restrictions on Japanese high-tech exports to So...
03:28 2019-07-09

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...
12:00 2019-07-01

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...
10:28 2019-07-08

South Korea summons Japan ambassador as export trade curbs take effect South Korea summoned Japan's ambassador to protest against a decision to remove Seoul's fast-track export status, which took effect on Wednesday amid...
14:56 2019-08-28

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...
11:28 2019-07-12

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...
08:00 2019-08-22

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...
03:42 2019-07-04

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says S.Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and Seoul wi...
05:56 2019-07-10

RPT-S.Korea says Japan's high-tech export curbs threat to global economy South Korea's trade minister said on Thursday Japanese export limits on high-tech materials bound for Seoul would pose a "huge threat" to the global ...
09:28 2019-07-04

South Korean chip giants face 'strangling' from Japanese export curbs South Korean chipmakers are hitting a dead end in their quest to find alternatives for key Japanese materials that have been slapped with export rest...
08:42 2019-08-01

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a s...
06:56 2019-07-01

South Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Minist...
05:42 2019-07-11

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea has warned the United States of the potential damage from "undesirable" Japanese restrictions on exports of high-tech material to South K...
13:14 2019-07-11

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...
06:28 2019-08-08

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 ...
08:28 2019-07-01

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...
11:28 2019-07-12

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...
06:28 2019-08-08

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...
16:28 2019-07-01

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...
09:42 2019-08-30

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...
06:42 2019-08-02

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 ...
06:28 2019-08-08

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...
16:28 2019-07-17

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...
10:28 2019-06-30

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...
19:42 2019-07-08

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row 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 ...
05:14 2019-07-01

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as...
14:42 2019-07-22

South Korea's July exports slump for eighth month amid US-China trade dispute and Japan curbs South Korea's exports shrank 11.0% in July from a year earlier, trade ministry data showed on Thursday, largely in line with an 11.3% fall tippe...
07:00 2019-08-01

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual...
16:28 2019-07-24

Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomat...
08:28 2019-07-09

The Latest: SKorea summons Japanese envoy over export curbs TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan’s tightening of restrictions on technology exports to South Korea (all times local): 5:50 p.m. South KoreaR...
12:00 2019-07-01

SK Hynix warns of chip supply disruption on Japan's export curbs Chipmaker SK Hynix Inc warned on Thursday of a supply disruption due to an escalating trade dispute between South Korea and Japan, and said it would ...
04:42 2019-07-25

UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomat...
08:28 2019-07-09

Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap restrictions on high-tech exports to its Asian neighbor, as a diplomatic row ove...
06:56 2019-07-09

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Japan rebuffs Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap curbs on some high-tech exports, ratcheting up tension in a decades-old diplomat...
04:42 2019-07-10

Japan's export curbs 'undesirable', S.Korean foreign minister tells Pompeo South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against South Korea are "undesirable" for trilatera...
06:14 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-S.Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan * U.S. seen as an unlikely mediator in the dispute (Adds S.Korea budget announcement, S&P, comments and background, paragraphs 1-2, 3, 6, 11-18; adds...
06:14 2019-07-11

The Latest: Japan blames S.Korea export control ‘weaknesses’ A Japanese official says restrictions imposed by Japan on high-tech exports to South Korea were prompted by a review of trade policy, and are not rel...
17:28 2019-07-12

Japanese curbs seen as chance for South Korean chipmakers to cut stockpiles Shares in South Korean memory chipmakers Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and SK Hynix Inc rose on Wednesday as investors bet on production cuts due to cur...
11:00 2019-07-10

Export dispute with Japan could be 'prolonged,' says South Korean President "We can't rule out the possibility that the situation would be prolonged, despite our diplomatic efforts to resolve the issue," President Moon J...
05:28 2019-07-10

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...
06:28 2019-07-11

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, ...
06:56 2019-09-11

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...
21:01 2019-07-31

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...
00:00 2019-08-07

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...
22:42 2019-07-31

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint milita...
05:42 2019-08-07

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...
02:28 2019-08-09

'We will make them pay': North Korea launches missiles, condemns U.S.-South Korea drills North Korea fired missiles into the sea off its east coast for the fourth time in less than two weeks, South Korea said on Tuesday, as Pyongyang warn...
12:42 2019-08-06

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...
20:56 2019-08-11

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...
03:42 2019-08-11

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...
20:14 2019-06-01

South Korea national security chief warns of more North Korea provocations South Korean President Moon Jae-in's national security adviser said Tuesday North Korea's launch of short-range missiles is not a violation of an int...
20:00 2019-08-06

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...
20:00 2019-07-03

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...
18:28 2019-09-07

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...
18:42 2019-07-16

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...
04:28 2019-08-24

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...
18:42 2019-08-02

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 ...
20:00 2019-08-06

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...
06:14 2019-07-25

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...
16:28 2019-07-16

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 make "simultaneous, paralle...
09:14 2019-06-28

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...
08:42 2019-07-25

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...
12:14 2019-07-03

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...
11:28 2019-08-06

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...
20:42 2019-09-16

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...
04:00 2019-08-17

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...
12:00 2019-08-13

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...
02:28 2019-06-20

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...
06:28 2019-08-01

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...
13:14 2019-08-10

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...
08:14 2019-07-17

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...
10:00 2019-08-23

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...
06:28 2019-08-04

South Korea taps new envoy to U.S. as allies face North Korea, defense costs South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as Seoul steps up efforts to conne...
09:42 2019-08-09

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...
00:00 2019-06-28

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 ...
03:00 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 ...
07:00 2019-05-31

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...
12:00 2019-07-01

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.    ...
23:14 2019-09-09

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...
08:00 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...
03:56 2019-08-06

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...
18:14 2019-07-31

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...
15:42 2019-08-07

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...
14:00 2019-08-16

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...
18:42 2019-07-31

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...
13:42 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...
17:42 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...
16:00 2019-08-06

South Korea's Moon taps new ambassador to U.S. as allies face North Korea, defense costs South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped a seasoned former diplomat as his new ambassador to Washington on Friday as South Korea steps up efforts to...
07:42 2019-08-09

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for t...
10:42 2019-06-24

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...
02:56 2019-07-25

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 ...
18:00 2019-09-07

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the pas...
11:28 2019-06-19

South Korea Says North Korea Fired 2 Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first laun...
03:42 2019-07-25

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea on Thursday, the first launches since last month’s historic border meeting between President Donald Tr...
06:56 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...
17:42 2019-09-07

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A White House official has described them as "short-range." It comes as ...
03:28 2019-07-25

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...
18:28 2019-08-01

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...
18:28 2019-06-19

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...
19:28 2019-06-19

South Korean president says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Japan imposing tighter export curbs against Seoul will undermine Japan's international credibility for u...
08:00 2019-08-08

Japan says its export control review compatible with free trade, after Korea dropped from list Japan's foreign minister said on Friday that a review of the country's export control regime, which saw South Korea dropped from a trade "white list"...
06:42 2019-08-02

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...
15:28 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...
01:14 2019-06-01

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...
07:14 2019-08-06

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...
14:56 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...
02:28 2019-07-25

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...
11:42 2019-06-19

South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon' The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Th...
07:42 2019-08-22

South Korean firm to boost output of chipmaking chemical amid Japan curbs: report A South Korean maker of a chemical that is used for producing semiconductors will increase output soon with a new plant coming on stream, helping do...
11:42 2019-07-23

South Korean official: 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 consequ...
13:42 2019-07-17

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...
04:28 2019-08-17

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...
02:00 2019-08-30

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...
00:28 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...
12:56 2019-08-22

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...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 ...
13:14 2019-07-17

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...
07:14 2019-05-27

Nigeria earns 4th World Cup win, 2-0 over South Korea GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Asisat Oshoala became the second Nigerian player to score in two different Women’s World Cup tournaments with a late go...
17:42 2019-06-12

| 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...
14:42 2019-05-21

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...
23:14 2019-08-08

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...
15:14 2019-08-07

South Korea's young men are fighting against feminism On the same street corner in Seoul where 10,000 South Korean women rallied last October to demand an end to spy cameras and sexual violence, the lead...
13:42 2019-09-22

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...
03:28 2019-06-19

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...
03:28 2019-07-11

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 ...
18:28 2019-08-28

| 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...
11:56 2019-07-20

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...
08:00 2019-05-30

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...
08:28 2019-06-17

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 ...
20:00 2019-08-23

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...
16:28 2019-06-11

Trump tweets he’d like to say ‘Hello’ to Kim during South Korea visit President Trump is heading straight to South Korea after leaving the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan Saturday night, and plans to dine there with Presiden...
03:56 2019-06-29

Huawei launches 5G lab in South Korea, but keeps event low-key after US ban Huawei Technologies unveiled an open lab for next-generation 5G wireless network in South Korea on Thursday, but kept the launch low-key given its re...
06:42 2019-05-30

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea i...
14:28 2019-08-16

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...
21:00 2019-07-01

Trump: South Korea may pay US more to keep American troops deployed President Trump said in a tweet on Wednesday that talks have started with South Korea about hiking its payment to the US for keeping American forces ...
17:42 2019-08-07

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...
02:00 2019-08-29

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...
02:00 2019-06-18

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...
19:14 2019-07-07

South Korea dog meat: The dogs saved from being eaten As South Korea wrestles with the issue of eating dog meat, more farms are being closed and the animals rehomed. We meet some of those who have found ...
18:00 2019-07-31

South Korea surveying damage from powerful typhoon South Korea is surveying the aftermath of one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, but the country appears to have escaped...
08:42 2019-09-08

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 ...
07:14 2019-06-30

North Korean soldier defects across the DMZ, South Korea says The South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two countries...
05:42 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the la...
20:00 2019-07-24

South Korea's Korean Air to buy 30 Boeing 787 planes for $9.67 billion 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...
02:28 2019-06-19

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...
18:14 2019-07-22

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...
06:28 2019-07-01

| 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...
11:56 2019-07-17

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 ...
13:42 2019-06-14

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...
06:56 2019-06-08

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

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...
16:14 2019-05-23

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...
11:56 2019-07-24

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...
09:14 2019-07-24

Nigeria v South Korea: Women's World Cup – live! Live coverage from the 2pm kick-off in Group AGolden boot standings: France 2019’s top scorersSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsAnd yo...
16:28 2019-06-12

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...
14:14 2019-07-01

Samsung launches Bixby Marketplace in the U.S. and South Korea Samsung has launched its Bixby Marketplace, an app store for developers to offer their own Bixby-compatible services, in the U.S. and South Korea. Re...
11:56 2019-07-01

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...
10:56 2019-08-23

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...
10:28 2019-08-07

Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea PARIS (AP) — France began the Women’s World Cup the way it ended last year’s men’s tournament: with an emphatic victory. Wendie Ren...
01:28 2019-06-08

Uncertainty over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutra...
12:14 2019-09-18

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...
14:28 2019-06-21

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 ...
17:42 2019-06-12

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the ...
15:42 2019-07-01

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 ...
07:42 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...
09:42 2019-06-11

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...
01:28 2019-06-08

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...
11:56 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 ...
16:28 2019-07-24

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...
19:28 2019-07-09

South Korea says Russia blamed glitch for what it said was an air intrusion South Korea said on Wednesday that Russia blamed an equipment malfunction for what it initially said was an intrusion by a military aircraft into Sou...
11:28 2019-07-24

N. Korea vows to respond to South’s purchase of F-35 jets North Korea has slammed South Korea for purchasing U.S. stealth fighter jets, warning that it will respond by developing unspecified special weapons ...
10:28 2019-07-11

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...
23:28 2019-06-27

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...
00:56 2019-07-15

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...
22:00 2019-08-21

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...
21:01 2019-07-31

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade dispute escalates South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare deca...
09:14 2019-08-02

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...
01:14 2019-08-06

Son targets 10th straight World Cup spot for South Korea Son Heung-min has called for his South Korea teammates to step it up as their campaign to qualify for a 10th successive World Cup kicks off in Turkme...
10:00 2019-09-09

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...
18:28 2019-08-11

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, mi...
10:28 2019-05-22

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...
12:28 2019-08-22

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...
06:56 2019-08-02

North Korea Threatens the South Over Its Purchase of U.S. Stealth Fighters North Korea threatened to “completely destroy” lethal weapons placed in South Korea, in an angry response to the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S...
13:56 2019-07-11

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...
22:14 2019-06-27

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...
05:00 2019-08-06

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...
10:14 2019-06-04

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...
16:56 2019-07-14

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 ...
16:42 2019-07-24

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...
20:28 2019-09-06

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...
12:56 2019-05-31

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 ...
04:42 2019-06-03

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...
06:28 2019-09-05

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...
08:56 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...
02:42 2019-06-13

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...
08:28 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...
05:56 2019-08-05

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...
07:42 2019-06-30

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold will go on sale Friday in South Korea Samsung’s $2,000 foldable phone is almost upon us. The long-delayed Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowle...
18:28 2019-09-04

Lonely Deaths of a Refugee Mother and Her Son Unsettle South Korea A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished in Seoul, their bodies undiscovered for weeks. A country is...
15:28 2019-09-21

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...
10:00 2019-07-23

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 ...
09:14 2019-08-03

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...
14:00 2019-08-20

Rajnath Singh On 5-Day Visit To Japan, South Korea From Sunday Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a five-day visit to Japan and South Korea beginning Sunday to enhance strategic strategic ties and expl...
22:00 2019-08-30

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 ...
11:14 2019-06-18

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global ...
19:56 2019-09-20

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...
22:01 2019-06-18

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...
05:28 2019-07-23

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...
17:42 2019-06-29

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" ...
05:42 2019-08-11

South Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-dama...
08:56 2019-08-21

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...
16:14 2019-08-05

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...
18:56 2019-05-31

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...
03:14 2019-09-06

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...
13:14 2019-06-18

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...
10:42 2019-07-23

South Korea says 2 farms tested negative for swine fever South Korea says tests on dead pigs from two farms near its border with North Korea came back negative for African swine fever, at least temporarily ...
06:42 2019-09-21

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 ...
18:28 2019-07-31

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 ...
11:42 2019-06-17

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of th...
15:28 2019-05-27

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...
18:14 2019-09-17

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...
21:56 2019-09-17

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 ...
03:00 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...
15:00 2019-06-14

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...
20:56 2019-06-07

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unid...
16:56 2019-08-16

Kim Jong Says Latest Missile Launch A "Warning" To US, South Korea North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state ...
05:42 2019-08-07

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has asked the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag at next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry...
17:14 2019-09-11

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...
23:14 2019-08-12

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...
04:42 2019-08-28

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...
05:42 2019-07-11

| 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...
14:42 2019-09-17

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...
02:56 2019-08-08

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...
21:42 2019-08-25

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup      ...
12:56 2019-07-17

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...
11:56 2019-07-17

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense ...
02:56 2019-08-25

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...
11:56 2019-07-17

| 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 ...
16:28 2019-08-07

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...
01:14 2019-08-08

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...
13:42 2019-08-16

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...
05:42 2019-08-01

North Korea rejects South's 'foolish' vow for unity talks Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea i...
13:14 2019-08-16

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...
01:14 2019-07-24

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...
12:28 2019-06-10

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...
19:14 2019-09-10

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...
21:28 2019-06-30

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 ...
12:28 2019-08-12

Japanese minister admonishes South Korea's envoy as row deepens Japan's foreign minister publicly admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening row over compensation for Korean forced laborers that ...
11:28 2019-07-19

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 ...
13:14 2019-05-23

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...
14:56 2019-05-23

Japan OKs removing South Korea from preferred trade status Japan has approved a plan to drop South Korea off a list of “white” countries with preferential trade status, expanding controls over exports of sens...
04:56 2019-08-02

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...
05:42 2019-08-29

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...
00:28 2019-09-11

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,...
08:28 2019-05-23

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...
12:56 2019-08-12

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...
20:14 2019-05-23

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 ...
05:42 2019-07-24

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...
15:42 2019-08-29

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.   ...
01:28 2019-06-07

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...
18:56 2019-08-10

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...
03:14 2019-08-30

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...
02:56 2019-08-23

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...
10:00 2019-07-23

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...
12:42 2019-06-06

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...
12:00 2019-07-23

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...
16:56 2019-07-24

Kim Jong Un Sends Letter To Break Ice With South Korea After Long Silence North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent his sister to the border with South Korea on Wednesday to offer condolences for the death of a former first lady...
17:56 2019-06-12

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...
00:56 2019-08-23

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea tha...
12:56 2019-06-02

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...
02:28 2019-08-23

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...
23:56 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...
08:14 2019-07-01

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...
06:56 2019-07-24

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...
15:42 2019-08-22

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...
09:42 2019-07-24

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to a...
14:28 2019-06-10

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...
19:00 2019-07-01

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...
20:56 2019-06-03

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...
01:42 2019-06-08

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...
15:42 2019-08-22

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...
11:14 2019-08-21

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...
09:14 2019-08-25

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...
15:14 2019-07-24

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...
13:42 2019-07-23

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...
04:56 2019-06-04

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...
16:42 2019-06-12

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...
13:56 2019-07-02

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...
23:42 2019-07-02

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 ...
19:42 2019-08-30

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...
09:42 2019-07-24

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...
10:56 2019-07-23

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...
10:00 2019-07-23

‘You wake at 4am’: Son Heung-min aims to reward South Korea’s early risers Tottenham forward got up in the night to watch Champions League finals and is set to follow Park Ji-sung by playing in oneSon Heung-min will live the...
15:28 2019-05-28

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...
10:56 2019-08-07

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...
05:14 2019-07-20

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...
06:28 2019-06-29

Japan, led by less apologetic generation, stays tough in South Korea feud When Yohei Kono made a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women", many of them Koreans, forced to work in wartime military brothels, Japan's then chie...
15:14 2019-08-08

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...
11:56 2019-07-12

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 ...
16:56 2019-08-08

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Fri...
12:42 2019-07-05

Bolton meets Japanese officials to discuss Iran, South Korea U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has held talks with Japanese officials, presumably to discuss a U.S.-led military coalition to safeguard s...
11:14 2019-07-22

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, high...
06:28 2019-08-09

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...
05:28 2019-09-18

LG Display says to invest $2.6 billion in OLED panel plant in South Korea LG Display said on Tuesday that it would invest 3 trillion won ($2.55 billion) in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in S...
01:28 2019-07-23

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...
01:56 2019-07-23

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...
16:56 2019-07-12

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...
13:01 2019-07-19

South Korea culls pigs after confirming African swine fever South Korea is culling thousands of pigs after confirming African swine fever at a farm near its border with North Korea, which had an outbreak in Ma...
14:14 2019-09-17

Japan foreign minister to summon South Korea envoy over WW2 laborer row: NHK Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for...
02:28 2019-07-19

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...
17:28 2019-09-14

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with S...
15:00 2019-07-09

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North K...
11:28 2019-09-20

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...
06:28 2019-05-29

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile...
09:42 2019-08-02

South Korea's health ministry advises public to refrain from vaping South Korea has advised the public to refrain from using liquid e-cigarettes, also known as vaping, due to vaping-related illnesses emerging in the U...
19:56 2019-09-20

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 ...
22:14 2019-07-09

South Korea will take steps to drop Japan from white list countries South Korea plans to take steps to drop Japan from white list countries with fast-track export status, South Korea's finance minister said on Friday....
10:14 2019-08-02

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...
11:56 2019-07-08

South Korea could reconsider intelligence-sharing deal with Japan: Yonhap South Korea could reconsider its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan as relations between the two U.S. allies deteriorate, a South Korean national s...
14:28 2019-07-18

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...
05:56 2019-07-17

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...
06:14 2019-09-17

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...
20:28 2019-08-05

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...
17:56 2019-07-12

Typhoon knocks out power in South Korea; North braces for storm A powerful typhoon slammed into South Korea early on Saturday, killing at least one person and disrupting power to 57,000 households before turning t...
10:56 2019-09-07

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 ...
06:56 2019-09-04

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 ...
07:28 2019-07-23

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...
17:56 2019-07-08

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...
14:28 2019-09-05

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...
03:56 2019-06-30

Merger of Yards in South Korea, China Will Control Global Shipbuilding Mega shipyard mergers in South Korea and China will create two behemoths that will control around 46% of the global market among the world’s top 10 y...
15:42 2019-08-01

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...
23:56 2019-08-01

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...
05:14 2019-09-05

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...
15:42 2019-08-01

Samsung's Galaxy Fold smartphone will go on sale Sept. 6 in South Korea Samsung was due to release the Galaxy Fold in mid-April but reviewers encountered issues with early testing units and the company delayed its launch....
04:28 2019-09-05

US Will Help Japan And South Korea "Find A Path Forward": Mike Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington's two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea "to find a path forward" from...
19:01 2019-07-31

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing...
08:56 2019-08-09

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...
19:14 2019-08-01

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...
15:42 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...
10:42 2019-09-18

South Korea Says Shots Fired After Russian Plane Violated Its Airspace South Korea said it fired warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday after it violated the country's airspace off its east coast. The Ru...
06:42 2019-07-23

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 ...
14:56 2019-05-21

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 ...
06:28 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...
21:28 2019-05-24

South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens South Korea has gone through with plans to drop Japan from a list of countries receiving fast-track approvals in trade in a reaction to a similar mov...
10:14 2019-09-18

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...
11:28 2019-07-24

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 ...
13:42 2019-08-16

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...
19:14 2019-07-01

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...
09:42 2019-08-23

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...
20:28 2019-05-23

South Korea launches 'Let's Learn Japan's Restrictions' website for puzzled businesses The South Korean government has launched a new learning website for companies puzzled by Japan's recent trade restrictions against the country amid g...
09:14 2019-08-02

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...
06:42 2019-08-02

South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, but won't face prosecution DNA technology links man to Hwaseong murders that inspired a film, but the statute of limitations has expiredSouth Korean police have identified a su...
07:56 2019-09-20

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...
20:42 2019-09-16

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...
14:14 2019-07-16

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pac...
10:28 2019-05-23

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...
22:14 2019-06-21

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

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...
20:28 2019-07-11

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 ...
12:28 2019-08-22

South Korea bourse fines BofA Merrill Lynch over irregular trading The Korea Exchange (KRX) said on Tuesday it has imposed a 175 million won ($148,655) fine on Bank of America Merrill Lynch's South Korean unit for i...
10:42 2019-07-16

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...
17:42 2019-07-16

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...
10:56 2019-08-23

South Korea releases two ships as oil transfers to North 'not deliberate' sanctions breach South Korea has released two ships it had seized on suspicion of transferring oil to North Korea as there was no deliberate breach of U.N. sanctions,...
11:56 2019-07-02

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...
07:42 2019-08-02

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 ...
10:42 2019-07-02

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.  ...
21:42 2019-08-22

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...
05:28 2019-09-18

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...
14:28 2019-08-22

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...
13:14 2019-08-22

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, ...
09:14 2019-06-10

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 ...
10:42 2019-07-15

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...
05:42 2019-07-17

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...
06:28 2019-08-02

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...
11:56 2019-07-01

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...
01:14 2019-08-23

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...
21:56 2019-06-17

China, Japan, South Korea to step up cultural ties despite rows: ministers The culture ministers of South Korea, Japan and China agreed on Friday to step up cultural exchanges and other areas of cooperation despite recent te...
07:14 2019-08-30

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...
05:00 2019-06-24

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...
17:42 2019-09-06

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 violate...
05:28 2019-07-23

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 ...
10:00 2019-09-07

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...
08:28 2019-08-05

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row...
07:42 2019-08-09

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...
19:42 2019-06-29

Trump to visit South Korea this week for summit with Moon: Blue House U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this week to discuss ways to revive nuclear talks with North Korea, the South's presidential Blue ...
09:42 2019-06-24

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...
06:28 2019-07-22

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...
10:00 2019-07-23

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...
03:42 2019-08-11

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...
18:14 2019-06-02

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...
20:42 2019-06-02

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...
08:56 2019-09-04

South Korea Fired Warning Shots After a Russian Warplane Violated Airspace (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korean jets fired warning shots after a Russian military plane violated South Korea’s airspace on Tuesday, S...
08:00 2019-07-23

South Korea complains to Russia about airspace violation, warns of tougher response South Korea's top security adviser lodged a strong objection with Russian after its military aircraft violated South Korean airspace on Tuesday, Sout...
10:00 2019-07-23

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...
21:01 2019-07-31

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: sources Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two people familiar w...
05:42 2019-08-20

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...
05:14 2019-09-06

Japanese auto 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...
07:42 2019-09-04

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's late...
07:28 2019-07-25

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...
03:28 2019-08-01

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...
03:42 2019-07-21

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...
11:28 2019-07-12

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 ...
03:42 2019-07-03

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...
08:01 2019-07-18