Household goods manufacturer Oxy Reckitt-Benckiser announced Sunday that it would provide up to 350 million won (US$315,000) in compensation each to Korean victims of its lethal humidifier sanitizers.
South Korea says a suspected North Korean organization has hacked into the email accounts of dozens of officials, journalists and others in the South.
South Korean prosecutors on Friday indicted a fellow senior prosecutor for allegedly pocketing millions of dollars from shady stock transaction deals with an online game maker.
South Korean protestors clashed with police on Thursday as they tried to disrupt the opening in Seoul of a Tokyo-funded foundation for women forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels.
Ramped-up international sanctions on North Korea have inadvertently disrupted the already challenging work of aid agencies there, those in the field say, with risk-averse banks refusing to transfer funds needed to keep operations running.
South Korea on Wednesday accused rival North Korea of floating propaganda leaflets down a river in the first such incident.
A fire forced a flight from North Korean flag-carrier Air Koryo to land in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang on Friday, China's Xinhua News Agency reported.
North Korea's economy contracted for the first time in five years in 2015, the South's central bank said Friday, undermining leader Kim Jong Un's stated policy of simultaneous military and economic development.
Children cool themselves off in a public water fountain in downtown Seoul, Friday, July 22. A heat wave warning was issued in South Korea as temperatures soared above 35 degrees Celsius.
Several thousand South Koreans staged an angry protest Thursday against the planned deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system near their hometown, but President Park Geun-hye insisted the move was a national security imperative.