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Supposedly executed former N Korean nuclear envoy alive, but in custody: Report

Sources told Reuters at the time that Kim Hyok Chol was facing punishment but there was no evidence he had been executed.

04 Jun 2019 12:49 PM

Jet failure a 'wake up call'; part of blame at doorstep of policymakers: Ajay Singh

SpiceJet plans to hire up to 2,000 staff of Jet Airways, including pilots and cabin crew. It has already taken 1,100.

04 Jun 2019 11:40 AM

Kim Jong Un’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games

Kim Yo Jong is a senior official of North Korea’s ruling party and is believed to be her brother’s closest confidant.

04 Jun 2019 11:02 AM

North Korean official ‘executed’ over failed summit with US seen enjoying concert

Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have been at a standstill, since the second summit between Trump and Kim broke down

03 Jun 2019 3:16 PM

Collapsed Jet Airways' ex-partners, rivals scramble to fill India capacity void

Other former Jet partners are in talks with carriers like IndiGo and SpiceJet about new codeshare relationships.

03 Jun 2019 10:05 AM

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SpiceJet to hire up to 2,000 Jet Airways staff, says Ajay Singh

Currently, SpiceJet has around 14,000 staff and a fleet of 100 planes.

02 Jun 2019 3:20 PM

North Korea executed 5 officials after failed Trump summit: Report

Some previous South Korean reports of North Korean purges and executions have later proved inaccurate.

31 May 2019 12:09 PM

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism

There was no immediate reaction from the Biden camp, possibly due to the late hour in the United States.

22 May 2019 2:29 PM

European nations donate more than USD 5 mn to N Korea amidst worst drought in history

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

Vladimir Putin accepts Kim Jong Un's invitation to visit North Korea

Kim Jong Un invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit North Korea, and the offer was readily accepted.

26 Apr 2019 8:25 AM

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Kim Jong Un in Russia for his first summit with Vladimir Putin

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 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

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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

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

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