South Korean and Indonesian businesses inked more than US$4 billion in trade deals Friday as Korean President Park Geun-hye lobbied to fast track a free-trade agreement with Southeast Asia's top economy.
North Korea has replaced its hard-line military chief just a few months after his appointment, the latest in an ongoing reshuffle of top personnel that analysts say is meant to solidify ruler Kim Jong Un's grip on power.
South Korea has indicted 100 people, including a top former state utility official, of corruption in a scandal over fake safety certifications for parts in its nuclear reactors, authorities said on Thursday.
South Korea's spy agency told lawmakers Tuesday that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor at its main nuclear facility, according to two parliamentary members who attended the closed-door briefing session.
Japan has asked the World Trade Organization to step into a row over Seoul's import ban on fish caught in waters near the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, officials said Tuesday.
North Korea's top military body launched a blistering personal attack Friday on South Korean President Park Geun-hye and vowed to push ahead with the country's nuclear weapons program.
North Korea has clearly restarted an aging plutonium reactor that would help it boost its nuclear weapons program, a U.S. think tank said Wednesday after analyzing new imagery.
The U.S. and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work together to strengthen the South's ability to deter threats from North Korea, and have endorsed a new military strategy to better coordinate the response to a nuclear, chemical or other attack from Pyongyang.
South Korea staged its largest military display for a decade on Tuesday, as President Park Geun-Hye warned of the "very grave" threat posed by North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.
Jang Chang-yoon was drunk and weepy one rainy night, troubled by debts from his divorce. On a dark impulse, the South Korean waiter bought a bottle of pesticide to end it all with a few toxic swigs.