North Korea on Wednesday labelled South Korean President Park Geun-hye a "psychopath" after she made a speech slamming Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and defending the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system.
Prosecutors have indicted a former chief executive of the South Korean unit of Novartis and five other former and current company managers over allegations that they illegally paid doctors 2.6 billion won (US$2.3 million) in return for prescribing the company's drugs.
Since 2008, 56 workers have applied for occupational safety compensation from the government. Only 10 have won compensation, most after years of court battles. Half of the other 46 claims were rejected and half remain under review.
As a high school senior, Hwang Yu-mi went to work bathing silicon wafers in chemicals at a Samsung factory that makes computer chips for laptops and other devices. Four years later, she died of leukemia. She was 22.
Growing Chinese anger at South Korea over a U.S. anti-missile defense system bodes ill for everything from pop star appearances to United Nations action against North Korea's nuclear and missile threats.
President Park Geun-hye on Monday blasted a group of opposition lawmakers who left for China in an apparent effort to fight the government's plan to deploy an advanced U.S. antimissile system in South Korea.
A man takes a photograph of an ice sculpture at the Hongdae Ice Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Aug. 8, South Korea has been experiencing sweltering heat over the last few days.
North Korea Wednesday fired a ballistic missile directly into Japanese-controlled waters for the first time, drawing an outraged response from Tokyo and ramping up tensions with the United States and South Korea.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile directly into Japanese-controlled waters for the first time Wednesday, drawing an outraged response from Tokyo and ramping up tensions with the United States and South Korea.
An organization believed to be run by North Korea's government hacked into the email accounts of dozens of officials, journalists and others in South Korea this year, Seoul officials said Monday, the latest cyberattack that the South blames on its rival.