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Not even an ant can invade: Defector's memoir on Kim Jong Un's security

North Korea is one of the world's most tightly-controlled societies, but even so security for its leader is iron-clad.

27 Apr 2018 10:24 AM

'A new history starts now' writes Kim as two Koreas' leaders meet

The two leaders shook hands at the military demarcation line, making Kim the first leader to set foot in the South since the 1950-53 war.

27 Apr 2018 8:37 AM

South Koreans sceptical of N Korea's nuclear promises, want proof

Many ordinary people expressed scepticism about the sincerity of the announcement and stressed the need for caution.

21 Apr 2018 5:21 PM

Ahead of summit with South, US, North Korea suspends nuclear, missile tests

After the announcement on Saturday about testing, Trump tweeted, 'This is very good news for North Korea and the World' and 'big progress!'

21 Apr 2018 9:35 AM

North, South Korea open hotline between leaders

The line links the presidential Blue House in Seoul with the Pyongyang office of the nuclear-armed North's State Affairs Commission.

20 Apr 2018 5:16 PM

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Ahead of meeting with Trump, Kim Jong Un's wife becomes N Korea's ‘First Lady’

Analysts say promotion is likely to be part of an effort to paint N Korea as 'normal state' as it prepares for summits with S Korea and US.

19 Apr 2018 1:36 PM

Ex-South Korean president Park jailed for 24 years over corruption

The sentence followed a trial lasting more than 10 months which ended with Park being found guilty on multiple criminal charges.

06 Apr 2018 4:25 PM

Oil drops after US President Trump threatens new China trade tariffs

Brent crude LCOc1 for June delivery was down 32 cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $68.01 per barrel.

06 Apr 2018 10:32 AM

Samsung's first-quarter profit seen at USD 13.7 billion

The world’s largest semiconductor and smartphone maker is expected to forecast a 46 per cent jump in operating profit.

04 Apr 2018 11:29 AM

US, South Korea begin low-key army drills amid diplomatic thaw

Pyongyang has remained relatively quiet on the issue in recent weeks.

01 Apr 2018 3:20 PM

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#MeToo takes off in South Korea, but justice harder to attain

Day by day, the list of S Korean women who speak out is growing, and so is the list of men who have stepped down from positions of power.

22 Mar 2018 1:37 PM

Have been there: Ex-Samsung employee, survivor now helps #MeToo victims in S Korea

Lee's personal battle began in 2005 when she reported the abuse to her human resources department, only to be ostracized.

15 Mar 2018 4:44 PM

World raves about Trump, Kim's first meeting, N Korean media remains silent

North Koreans appear to still be in the dark despite such a potentially historic achievement.

10 Mar 2018 2:25 PM

S Korean actor accused in #MeToo campaign possibly commits suicide

Jo Min-ki, who had been accused of sexually molesting at least eight victims, was found dead at his home in Seoul.

09 Mar 2018 3:40 PM

S Korea says N Korea 'very willing' to hold peace talks with US

US, however, says that any talks are only possible if North Korea takes concrete steps towards denuclearisation.

26 Feb 2018 8:37 AM

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Ivanka Trump, N Korean general to attend Winter Olympics closing ceremony

The Pyeongchang Games have become a venue for geopolitics as much as sports.

22 Feb 2018 7:43 PM

2018 Winter Olympics: Korean athletes under unified flag at opening march

The two-hour long opening ceremony of the first Winter Olympics in South Korea was held under the slogan, "Passion, Connected".

10 Feb 2018 7:58 AM

N Korea’s nominal head to visit S Korea, attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Kim Yong-Nam will be the most senior official from the North for years to travel to the other side of the Demilitarized Zone.

06 Feb 2018 11:28 AM

Hope for talks: N Korea’s nominal leader to attend Olympics in S Korea

Kim Yong Nam's visit comes as Seoul pins its hopes on high-level talks during the February 9-25 Games.

05 Feb 2018 5:44 PM

UN official says Rohingya crisis has ‘hallmarks of genocide’

Lee said that Myanmar’s actions were ‘amounting to crimes against humanity.’

01 Feb 2018 6:24 PM

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