South Korean President Park Geun-Hye vowed Thursday to ensure the political neutrality of government agencies, as she addressed allegations that the domestic spy service interfered in last year's presidential election.
South Korea's prime minister promised Monday to “accurately reveal” the truth behind allegations that the domestic spy service interfered in last year's presidential election.
Some of the six South Koreans sent home from North Korea Friday had entered the hardline communist state in search of a better life, a report said Sunday.
Seoul returned four North Korean fishermen and their boat Sunday after it drifted into southern waters, military authorities said, two days after Pyongyang handed back six detained South Koreans.
A Malaysian university faced public criticism Thursday for awarding an honorary doctorate in economics to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose country is among the poorest in the world.
From rapper Psy to overseas financial aid, an economically and culturally confident South Korea appears to be taking on bigger neighbors Japan and China for the hearts and minds of the rest of Asia and beyond.
South Korea and Malaysia on Sunday signed a currency swap agreement worth US$4.7 billion, Seoul's central bank said, in a move to encourage bilateral trade and help curb currency swings.
North Korea has agreed with an international consortium to develop a new high-tech district in Kaesong, close to the newly reopened industrial zone it operates with the South, state media said Friday.
South Korea should reduce its reliance on nuclear power in view of public discontent with corruption in the industry and Japan's difficulty tackling the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster, a group studying the problem said on Sunday.
North Korea on Saturday issued a fresh warning of an “all-out war,” urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as “nuclear blackmail.”