A taxi driver was detained Sunday for allegedly sexually assaulting a South Korean tourist in Taipei, an incident that could conceivably undermine Taiwan's efforts to attract more visitors from South Korea.
A boy catches a trout while ice fishing on a frozen river during a fishing contest in Hwacheon, South Korea on Saturday, Jan. 14. The contest is part of an annual ice festival which draws over 1,000,000 visitors every year.
Former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, center, waves upon his arrival at the Seoul Railway Station on Thursday, Jan. 12. Ban said Thursday he would soon announce whether he will run for South Korea's top job, as he returned home and strongly hinted at his political ambitions before hundreds of cheering supporters.
North Korea has been getting some pretty high praise lately from the stoner world.
South Korean authorities said Wednesday that a Samsung scion will be questioned as a suspect in a bribery case in the massive influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of the country's president.
A South Korean Buddhist monk has died days after he set himself on fire to protest the country's deal with Japan on former Korean sex slaves, a Seoul hospital said Tuesday.
With Donald Trump getting ready to take office as president, North Korea is talking about launching a newly perfected intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
A South Korean Buddhist monk is in critical condition after setting himself on fire to protest the country's settlement with Japan on compensation for wartime sex slaves, officials said Sunday.
North Korea marked Kim Jong Un's birthday on Sunday in a decidedly low-key manner.
Thousands of North Koreans have rallied in Pyongyang, chanting communist slogans and vowing support for leader Kim Jong-Un, who in his New Year's message announced plans to test-fire a ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland.