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North Korea want no further involvement from Mike Pompeo in nuclear talks

North Korea demanded the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.

18 Apr 2019 1:24 PM

North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversees test of new weapon with 'powerful warhead'

The test marks a ratcheting up of tensions weeks after a summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump collapsed without agreement.

18 Apr 2019 9:54 AM

'Gangnam style' sex crime: K-pop scandals uncover dark side of Seoul

More than 500 people have been investigated for drug use and sexual assault and more than 200 arrested in nationwide roundup since Feb 25.

15 Apr 2019 9:01 AM

South Korea declare National Emergency amid mammoth forest fire

A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea on Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster.

05 Apr 2019 2:02 PM

South Korean professor forced students to write daughter's thesis: Report

A Seoul university professor forced students to write her daughter's thesis to gain entry to an elite dental school.

26 Mar 2019 11:12 AM

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Moon Jae-in uses 'good afternoon' instead of 'good night', sparks row

The Korea Times assailed the 'incompetence' of the presidential protocol team on Friday.

22 Mar 2019 1:26 PM

1,600 hotel guests in South Korea secretly filmed, live-streamed online: Report

Two men have been arrested, while two more are being investigated in connection with the illegal acts.

21 Mar 2019 10:40 AM

NK may give up talks with US on banning nuclear missiles, fears diplomat

NK Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui blamed top U.S. officials for the breakdown of last month's summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.

15 Mar 2019 3:04 PM

Hyundai Motor says to lift auto operating margin to 7 per cent by 2022

Automaker plans to invest 45.3 trillion won (USD 40.48 billion) over the next five years in research and development.

27 Feb 2019 1:05 PM

Hyundai set for Elliott showdown as it rejects USD 6.3 billion payout call

Opposition from Elliott led Hyundai to drop an earlier attempt to overhaul its ownership structure and executive vice-chairman Euisun Chung.

26 Feb 2019 6:36 PM

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India, South Korea sign MoU to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

In a joint statement Modi said, 'I express my gratitude to President Moon for his condolences on the Pulwama attack'.

22 Feb 2019 11:27 AM

PM Modi receives Seoul Peace Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 in South Korea.

22 Feb 2019 10:56 AM

Indian economy fundamentals sound, set to reach USD 5 trillion: PM Modi

No other large economy in the world has grown at 7 per cent year after year, says PM.

21 Feb 2019 11:59 AM

PM reaches South Korea on two-day visit to boost strategic ties

This is Prime Minister's second visit to the Republic of Korea after his state visit in May 2015.

21 Feb 2019 9:34 AM

South Korea signs deal to pay more for US troops after Trump's demand

The new deal must still be approved by South Korea's parliament, but it would boost its contribution.

10 Feb 2019 4:15 PM

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Kim expresses 'great satisfaction' over Trump letter: KCNA

North Korea's Kim Jong Un has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a letter from US President Donald Trump.

24 Jan 2019 12:14 PM

#MeToo wave hits South Korean sports

The year-long investigation will cover 50 sports and include children competing from primary schools upwards.

23 Jan 2019 8:29 PM

'If US doesn’t keep promise, will change approach': Kim Jon Un’s warning on New Year

Kim was willing to meet Trump again at any time 'to produce a result that will be welcomed by the international community'.

01 Jan 2019 2:06 PM

Kim Jong Un shoots dead Donald Trump in South Korea art satire

The work portrays a film set, with Kim and Trump as friends and quarrelling over money.

20 Dec 2018 2:55 PM

North Korean soldier defects to South across border

The rare defection came as the two Koreas push ahead with a process of reconciliation in an effort to ease tensions.

01 Dec 2018 7:16 PM

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