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April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017

North Korea free to take part in 2018 Games

North Korea will be allowed to travel to South Korea for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics if it wishes to take part, Seoul's Unification Ministry said on Monday.

September 10, 2016
September 10, 2016

SKorea says North's nuclear capability 'speeding up', calls for action

South Korea's foreign minister says that North Korea's nuclear capability is expanding fast, echoing alarm around the world over the isolated state's fifth nuclear test carried out in defiance of UN sanctions.

August 24, 2016
August 24, 2016

Strong demand for Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 tests supply chain

Better-than-expected demand for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 causes supply constraints globally.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

Senior N Korea spy officer 'defects'

A senior North Korean military officer who oversaw spying operations has fled to the South, say South Korean officials, in a rare high level defection.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Mother threatens to disown daughter over her cosmetic surgery addiction

A Chinese woman's obsession to look like an actress makes her mother go on TV to threaten to disown her.

March 27, 2016
March 27, 2016

N Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

North Korea warns that its military is ready to attack Seoul's presidential palace unless South Korean President Park Geun-hye apologizes for "treason" and publicly executes officials responsible for what Pyongyang says are plans to attack its leadership.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

North and South-Korea in rare talks to improve ties

Officials from North and South Korea are meeting for rare talks aimed at improving long-strained ties, after a military standoff in August.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

2 US army men dead in S Korea helicopter crash

Two US military personnel have been killed when their helicopter crashed outside South Korea's capital, Seoul.

November 6, 2015
November 6, 2015

Gangnam Style statue built in Seoul

A statue dedicated to the South Korean music hit Gangnam Style is to be unveiled in the Seoul district made famous by the song.

September 30, 2015
September 30, 2015

Asia's largest movie festival set to kick off in Busan

Asia's largest movie festival kicks off Thursday at a time when the region's influence on the global movie industry is on the rise.