South Korea's army and police chiefs both offered to resign Tuesday over separate cases that have triggered widespread public criticism and allegations of negligence and incompetence.
South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-Koo apologized Monday following the death of a bullied young army conscript, while the presidential Blue House urged a full inquiry.
One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.
Amid concerns about its development and testing of nuclear weapons, North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology, the admiral in charge of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Tuesday.
Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified Tuesday how passengers, abandoned by the crew, improvised means of escape, using fire hoses to pull people to safety as the vessel sank.
Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was “unhealthy” on Tuesday, with one town reaching “very unhealthy” levels as haze, mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.
South Korea logged a current account surplus of nearly US$8.0 billion in June, slightly down from the May figure as import growth outpaced exports, the central Bank of Korea said Tuesday.
Student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster testified at the murder trial of the captain and crew Monday how they were left to fend for themselves in the sinking vessel.
Teenaged student survivors of South Korea's ferry disaster began giving video testimony under tight security Monday in the murder trial of the vessel's captain and crew.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided the military's latest rocket-firing drill, state media said Sunday, confirming the missile launch which was conducted in defiance of U.N. censure.