South Korean President Moon Jae-In called an emergency meeting with advisers, and demanded an immediate probe into the cause of the blaze.
26 Jan 2018 12:54 PM
Around 200 people were in the Sejong Hospital building when the fire broke out, police said.
26 Jan 2018 9:27 AM
Five senior officials from each side met at the three-storey Peace House on the South Korean side of the Panmunjom truce village from 10 am.
09 Jan 2018 11:03 AM
Kim says he always had nuclear launch button on his desk, has presided over multiple missile tests in recent months.
01 Jan 2018 9:04 AM
The seizure is the second to be revealed by South Korea within a few days, as the UN steps up efforts to squeeze oil supplies to the North.
31 Dec 2017 6:36 PM
The North Korea lashes out at the annual military drills between the US and South Korea, which the allies describe as defensive in nature.
30 Dec 2017 8:27 PM
Thousands of women were sent to front-line military brothels to provide sex to Japanese soldiers during World War II.
28 Dec 2017 12:04 PM
‘Fire likely began in parking lot, nothing so far to suggest the fire had been deliberately set,’ says Jecheon fire department official.
22 Dec 2017 10:19 AM
Washington had ‘ulterior’ motives, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry said.
21 Dec 2017 4:38 PM
It is the fourth time this year a North Korean soldier has defected across the world's most heavily armed border.
21 Dec 2017 10:34 AM
South Korea's total trade volume was put at USD 902 billion, almost 140 times the North's USD 6.5 billion.
18 Dec 2017 3:53 PM
The photographer was thrown to the floor and kicked, reportedly suffering fractured facial bones and ruptured vessels in an eye.
15 Dec 2017 3:12 PM
The nuclear-armed North has rattled the international community with a flurry of nuclear blasts and missile launches.
13 Dec 2017 11:48 AM
The North Korean leader was speaking at the close of a rare two-day munitions conference to celebrate the Hwasong-15.
13 Dec 2017 11:30 AM
Both South Korea and Japan have security alliances with the US, although their own relationship is marred by disputes.
11 Dec 2017 10:39 AM
A total of 20 North Korean organisations, including banks and trading companies have been blacklisted.
10 Dec 2017 3:30 PM
The bomber flew from the Pacific US-administered territory of Guam and joined US F-22 and F-35 stealth fighters in the annual exercises.
06 Dec 2017 7:31 PM
Pyongyang over the weekend blasted the drill, accusing US President Donald's Trump's administration of ‘begging for nuclear war.’
04 Dec 2017 4:16 PM
The US in response warned that Kim Jong-Un's regime would be ‘utterly destroyed’ in North Korea it provokes a military clash.
02 Dec 2017 2:17 PM
Tensions tend to rise during the drills, which are condemned by the North as rehearsals for invasion.
30 Nov 2017 6:15 PM