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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

#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

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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

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

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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

41 dead, over 80 injured in fire at hospital in South Korea

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

33 killed, over 70 injured in South Korean hospital fire

Around 200 people were in the Sejong Hospital building when the fire broke out, police said.

26 Jan 2018 9:27 AM

North, South Korea begin talks as Winter Olympics helps break ice after 2 yrs

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

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We must mass-produce nuclear warheads: Kim Jong-Un

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

S Korea seizes Panama-flagged ship suspected of carrying oil to N Korea

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

Won’t give up nukes till US continue their ’blackmail’: N Korea

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

S Korean Prez says sex slave deal with Japan flawed amid victims’ grievances

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

South Korea: 20 killed, 29 injured as building catches fire

‘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

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