Recent News Headlines : Korea

MOON WON'T DISCUSS POSSIBLE SUMMIT WITH NORTH KOREA'S KIM


Moon has yet to accept the North Korean offer, which was delivered February 10 by Kim's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong... READ MORE

18th February, 2018 0

LUNAR NEW YEAR: WILL YEAR OF THE DOG MEAN MORE BABIES IN SOUTH KOREA?


Will the Year of the Dog mean more babies in South Korea?... READ MORE

17th February, 2018 561

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO WATCH WOMEN'S HOCKEY IN SOUTH KOREA?


On a wooded hill, on the path to the Olympic hockey stadium in Gangneong, South Korea, Mike Schofield and his girlfriend are selling sausages... READ MORE

15th February, 2018 1320

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA ARE UNITED IN THEIR HATRED OF JAPAN


These swirling emotions were front and center Wednesday as a combined team of North and South Koreans played regional power Japan in women's hockey... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 16

IN THIS SOUTH KOREAN UNIVERSITY COURSE, DATING ISN'T JUST FOR FUN -- IT'S COMPULSORY


There are lots of people against dating and against relationships these days in Korea, Jang said... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 414

BAN KI-MOON WEIGHS IN ON A HISTORIC HANDSHAKE BETWEEN THE KOREAS AND TRUMP'S 'NUCLEAR BUTTON'


A bomb planted by North Korean agents detonated on an passenger plane to Seoul, killing all 115 people on board... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 94

CANADIAN TALENT BOLSTERS HOPES FOR KOREA'S MEN'S OLYMPIC HOCKEY TEAM


The moment couldn't feel more Canadian to a hockey fan, but this conversation is taking place halfway around the world in Incheon, South Korea, near Seoul... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1014

JAPANESE, SOUTH KOREAN POLITICIANS MEET IN SEOUL, AGREE TO SEEK A DENUCLEARIZED NORTH KOREA


Oshima is leading a delegation of nine Japanese nonpartisan lawmakers for talks with 16 South Korean counterparts, including National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun, in Seoul... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 22

NBC OLYMPIC ANALYST SPARKS ANGER IN KOREA


NBC has removed one of its Olympic analysts after he made a comment about Japan and South Korea which sparked anger among South Koreans... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 929

A STROLL DOWN COFFEE STREET IN COFFEE CITY


Coffee Street sits on the coastline, along Anmok Beach in the city of Gangneung, about 150 kilometres east of Seoul... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 200

NBC DUMPS OLYMPIC ANALYST AMID FURY AT KOREA-JAPAN COMMENT


Japan ruled Korea with an iron fist from 1910 to 1945 in a bloody occupation that still strikes a raw nerve... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1484

WINTER OLYMPICS: HOPES FOR PEACE IN A TOWN ONCE TERRORISED BY NORTH KOREAN COMMANDOS


Now, 22 years later, Mr Lee, 58, hopes his quiet hometown, nestled between the eastern shore and snowcapped mountains, and co-hosting the Winter Olympics just 50 miles from..... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 62

IN A LAND OF WORKAHOLICS, BURNED-OUT SOUTH KOREANS GO TO 'PRISON' TO RELAX


Many South Koreans are seeking reprieve from the pressures of modern life in a mountain retreat that specializes in solitary confinement, writes Matt Kwong... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 3861

CHINA'S TOP DIPLOMAT TELLS TRUMP HOPES TO INCREASE COORDINATION ON NOR


The United States has repeatedly pressed China, North Korea's most significant trading partner, to do more to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 218

NO PRAYER ROOM FOR VISITORS AT 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS


Increase in Muslim tourists South Korea has witnessed an increase in the number of Muslim tourists over the last few years... READ MORE

9th February, 2018 5265

NORTH KOREA SHOWS OFF ITS MILITARY MIGHT AHEAD OF OLYMPIC GAMES


South korea offers border talks with north korea... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 32

'WE NEED TO GO BACK': SOUTH KOREAN FIRMS DREAM OF RETURNING NORTH


Tours there were halted a decade ago after a South Korean tourist was shot by a North Korean guard... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 0

TRI-COLORED GLAZED POTTERY OF CHINA'S TANG DYNASTY EXHIBITED IN POLAND


Photo taken on Feb. 7, 2018 shows tri-colored glazed pottery of China's Tang Dynasty 618-907 at the Hieronim Lopacinski Voivodeship Public Library in Lublin, Poland... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 0

NORTH KOREA AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS


After a year of unprecedented tensions, North Korea unexpectedly decided to attend the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 166

COINCHECK HACK: SOUT KOREA CLAIMS NORTH KOREA MAY HAVE HACKED CRYPTOCURRENCY EXCHANGE


Late last year, South Korean investigators began looking into North Korea's involvement in hacks that have targeted the cryptocurrency exchange Youbit, based in Seoul... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 3

NORTH KOREA STOLE BILLIONS WORTH OF CRYPTOCURRENCY, SAYS SOUTH KOREA


Late last year, South Korean investigators began looking into North Korea's involvement in hacks that have targeted the cryptocurrency exchange Youbit, based in Seoul... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 4

N. KOREAN HACKERS COULD BE BEHIND $530M VIRTUAL THEFT


Local media earlier on Tuesday reported the spy agency told the intelligence committee North Korean hackers had probably hacked into the Tokyo-based exchange... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 29

SOUTH KOREAN INTELLIGENCE SAYS NORTH KOREAN HACKERS POSSIBLY BEHIND CO


South Korean intelligence says North Korean hackers possibly behind Coincheck heist sources... READ MORE

6th February, 2018 75

COURT UPHOLDS SAMSUNG HEIR'S GUILTY VERDICT BUT LETS HIM WALK FREE


Samsung lawyers will reportedly take Lee Jae-yong's case to the Supreme Court to clear his name while prosecutors may also appeal... READ MORE

5th February, 2018 59

NORTH KOREA USED BERLIN EMBASSY TO ACQUIRE NUCLEAR TECH


According to South Korea and Japan's officials, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile off its east coast early Aug 3, 2016... READ MORE

5th February, 2018 83

HIGH STAKES FOR IOC AT PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS


But for a few brief wintery weeks this month, the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games will take centre stage... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 10

NORTH KOREAS BERLIN EMBASSY USED TO ACQUIRE NUCLEAR TECH, SAYS SPY CHIEF


North Koreas Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear tech, says spy chief... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 439

FIRST TEST FOR JOINT KOREAN ICE HOCKEY TEAM


The joint North and South Korean ice hockey team is set to play its first match on Sunday, ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 104

GERMAN SPY CHIEF ALLEGES NORTH KOREA USES BERLIN EMBASSY FOR PROCUREME


No one at the North Korean embassy in Berlin was immediately available to comment on the allegation... READ MORE

3rd February, 2018 709

N KOREA INSISTS ON OLYMPIC MILITARY SHOW


North Korea has defended plans for a large-scale military parade scheduled for the day before the Winter Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

3rd February, 2018 494

Trending News Headlines : Korea

SINGAPORE SOARS UP INNOVATION RANKINGS, U.S. FALLS OUT OF TOP 10


South Korea remained the global-innovation gold medalist for the fifth consecutive year... READ MORE

23rd January, 2018 119856

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA TO MARCH TOGETHER AT OLYMPICS


A smaller delegation of North Korean athletes and supporters will attend the Paralympics, the ministry said... READ MORE

22nd January, 2018 29392

KOREAS TO CARRY SINGLE FLAG AT OLYMPICS


But the South's liberal President Moon told South Korean Olympic athletes on Wednesday that the North's participation in the Games would help improve inter-Korean relations... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 21962

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN TEAMS TO MARCH AS ONE AT OLYMPICS


North Korea missed an Oct. 31 deadline to accept invitations from South Korea and the International Olympic Committee to join the Games... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 21279

SOUTH KOREA'S MOON JAE-IN CREDITS DONALD TRUMP WITH 'HUGE' CONTRIBUTION TO NORTH KOREA TALKS


South Korea's Moon credits Trump with 'huge' contribution to North Korea talks... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 9769

LAVROV BERATES US FOR 'DESTABILIZING' WORLD


Trump has openly ridiculed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Twitter over Pyongyang's missile and nuclear testing and threatened military intervention... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 8159

BITCOIN FALL EXTENDS TO 25% AS FEARS OF CRYPTO CRACKDOWN LINGER


Bitcoin Fall Extends to 25 percent as Fears of Crypto Crackdown Linger... READ MORE

17th January, 2018 6632

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA BEGIN FIRST DIRECT TALKS IN YEARS


To get the North Koreans to participate, South Korean officials must nail down the travel route, lodging and other logistics of a North Korean Olympic delegation... READ MORE

9th January, 2018 6208

TRUMP 'DESERVES CREDIT' FOR KOREA TALKS


South Korea's President Moon Jae-in says his US counterpart, Donald Trump, deserves big credit for talks between South and North Korea... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 4643

SOUTH KOREAS LEADER CREDITS TRUMP FOR NORTH KOREA TALKS


Improving inter-Korean relations and resolving the North Korean nuclear issue... READ MORE

10th January, 2018 2695

SOUTH KOREA SEIZES VESSEL OVER 'OIL TRANSFER TO NORTH'


This marks a typical case of North Korea shrewdly circumventing UNSC sanctions by using its illegal networks... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 2437

NORTH KOREA'S KIM JONG-UN ISSUES THREATS AND OLIVE BRANCH


Mr Kim said he would also consider sending a delegation to the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February... READ MORE

1st January, 2018 2127

SECOND SHIP SEIZED IN N KOREA OIL ROW


South Korean authorities have seized a second ship suspected of supplying oil to North Korea in violation of international sanctions, officials say... READ MORE

31st December, 2017 2122

FIRST HAWAII, NOW JAPAN SENDS A FALSE ALARM ABOUT INCOMING NORTH KOREAN MISSILE


North Korea fired two missiles over the Japanese island of Hokkaido last year, triggering the expansion of the system... READ MORE

16th January, 2018 2057

HAWAII FALSE ALARM: JAPAN TV ALSO SENDS ERRONEOUS ALERT OVER MISSILE LAUNCH


Patterns of North Korean missile launch is erroneous, the correction notice said... READ MORE

16th January, 2018 2055

CHINESE SHIPS SPOTTED BY SATELLITES 'SELLING OIL TO NORTH KOREA' 30 TIMES SINCE OCTOBER, DESPITE SANCTIONS


In a tweet, he said Very disappointed that China is allowing oil to go into North Korea... READ MORE

28th December, 2017 1990

SOUTH KOREA PROPOSES BORDER TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA AFTER KIM'S OVERTURE


South Korea Proposes Border Talks With North Korea After Kims Overture... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 1594

JAPAN ACCUSES DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TANKER OF PASSING FUEL TO NORTH KOREA


The Japanese government has vowed to take tougher measures to prevent North Korea from circumventing international sanctions... READ MORE

24th January, 2018 1590

FIRE KILLS AT LEAST 41 PEOPLE AT SOUTH KOREA HOSPITAL


The fire in Miryang, about 170 miles southeast of Seoul, was the second major deadly fire in South Korea in recent weeks... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 1538

MAN SMILES AS HE'S EXECUTED BY LETHAL INJECTION FOR KILLING HIS TWO DAUGHTERS WHILE THEIR MOTHER LISTENED ON SPEAKER PHONE


A Pakistani girl holds a picture of Zainab Ansari, an 8-year-old girl who was raped and kidnapped in Kasur, during a protest in Karachi, Pakistan... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 1521

KOREAN WAR A FORGOTTEN CONFLICT THAT SHAPED THE MODERN WORLD


The Korean War began when North Korean troops pushed into South Korea on June 25, 1950, and it lasted until 1953... READ MORE

2nd January, 2018 1214

32 MISSING, INCLUDING 30 IRANIANS, AFTER OIL TANKER AND BULK FREIGHTER COLLIDE IN CHINA


Chinese officials say 32 crew members from an Iranian oil tanker are missing after a collision in Chinas eastern coast... READ MORE

7th January, 2018 1121

TWO KOREAS FORM SINGLE ICE HOCKEY TEAM IN SHOW OF OLYMPIC UNITY


Thomas Bach, center, Kim Il Guk of North Korea, left and Do Jong-hwan of South Korea on Jan. 20... READ MORE

20th January, 2018 1045

HAWAII CHANGES PROTOCOLS FOR ALERTS AFTER MISSILE FALSE ALARM


North Korea has participated in every Summer Games since 1972, except the 1984 Los Angeles and 1988 Seoul Games, which it boycotted... READ MORE

14th January, 2018 977

NORTH KOREA ACCEPTS OLYMPICS TALKS OFFER


North Korea has accepted an offer to attend high-level talks next week, South Korean officials have said... READ MORE

5th January, 2018 846

AFTER TRUMP CRITICISM, CHINA DENIES SELLING OIL ILLICITLY TO NORTH KOR


In October, when it allegedly transferred petroleum products to the North Korean ship, the Lighthouse Winmore had its tracking transponder switched off... READ MORE

30th December, 2017 810

NORTH KOREA REOPENS HOTLINE TO SOUTH


On Tuesday, he boasted that his nuclear button was much bigger and more powerful than the North Korean leader's... READ MORE

3rd January, 2018 802

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA DISCUSS TROUPE'S OLYMPICS VISIT


Just ahead of Monday's meeting, North Korea issued a statement criticising South Korea's President Moon Jae-in for praising Trump's role in helping restart talks... READ MORE

15th January, 2018 776

'LIKE LEAVING ANOTHER UNIVERSE': NORTH KOREAN DEFECTORS TELL TRUMP WHAT IT'S LIKE TO ESCAPE


'Like leaving another universe' North Korean defectors tell Trump what it's like to escape... READ MORE

3rd February, 2018 764

COLLISION NEAR CHINA LEAVES IRANIAN OIL TANKER IN FLAMES


That area of the East China Sea is frequently crossed by ships traveling to China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan... READ MORE

8th January, 2018 654


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