Pyongyang has been experiencing its worst drought in 37 years, raising fears crops due to be harvested next month will also suffer.
22 May 2019 1:24 PM
Kim Jong Un invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit North Korea, and the offer was readily accepted.
26 Apr 2019 8:25 AM
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia by train, Russian media reported, for his first trip there.
24 Apr 2019 1:27 PM
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
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
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
Two men have been arrested, while two more are being investigated in connection with the illegal acts.
21 Mar 2019 10:40 AM
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
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
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
Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 in South Korea.
22 Feb 2019 10:56 AM
No other large economy in the world has grown at 7 per cent year after year, says PM.
21 Feb 2019 11:59 AM
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
The work portrays a film set, with Kim and Trump as friends and quarrelling over money.
20 Dec 2018 2:55 PM
Lee stood with his eyes closed as the judgement was read, showing no emotion.
22 Nov 2018 2:17 PM
North's foreign ministry said Pyongyang could revert to its former policy if the US did not change its stance over sanctions.
04 Nov 2018 2:44 PM
Foreign Ministry statement came amid sense of unease between US and Seoul over use of sanctions to get North to relinquish nuclear program.
03 Nov 2018 3:18 PM
In September, the leaders of the two Koreas agreed Kim would visit Seoul 'in the near future' without giving a specific date.
01 Nov 2018 3:06 PM
Pompeo met with North Korean leader in Pyongyang on Sunday to rekindle stalled denuclearisation talks.
08 Oct 2018 3:46 PM
Kim and Moon embraced at Pyongyang's international airport -- where North Korean leader had supervised missile launches last year.
18 Sep 2018 7:40 PM