South Korea said on Friday that at least one bid came in under budget for its 8.3 trillion Korean won (US$7.42 billion) purchase of 60 next generation fighter jets, the country's biggest-ever defense import program to replace its ageing fleet.
Experts debated a controversial law designed to protect children from sexual abuse for its vague definitions and harsh punishment on those who own or circulate child pornography materials.
North and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work on reopening a joint industrial zone shut down in April amid soaring military tensions — and vowed to prevent its closure being repeated.
North Korea, one of the most isolated and censored societies on the planet, has unveiled what it says is a domestically produced smartphone.
North and South Korea will hold a seventh round of talks Wednesday on reopening their joint industrial park in Kaesong, with a lot more than the future of the complex riding on the outcome.
An American Christian missionary imprisoned in North Korea is in deteriorating health and has been moved from a prison work camp to a hospital within the past two weeks, his sister said at a vigil for her brother on Saturday.
South Korea and the United States on Saturday said they would launch an annual military exercise later this month, routinely denounced by North Korea as an “all-out war rehearsal.”
Satellite images suggest North Korea may have doubled uranium enrichment capacity at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, a U.S. think tank that tracks the North's nuclear weapons program said Thursday
The South Korean government plans to exploit the country's obsession with plastic surgery by extending taxes to popular procedures like lip jobs to help fund spiraling social welfare costs.
South Korea on Sunday warned the North it was “reaching the limit” of its patience over stalled talks to revive a joint industrial complex once seen as a rare symbol of cooperation between the rivals.