Updated Sunday, September 21, 2014 0:22 am TWN
South Korea Olympic boss Thomas Bach Saturday said future Games hosts would have to prove their “sustainability” as he heralded a shake-up of the bidding criteria.
Friday, September 19, 2014
A consortium led by Hyundai Motor Co. offered more than US$10 billion for land in Seoul's tony Gangnam district where it will build a new headquarters. The sky high price surprised shareholders who sent the automaker's shares down nearly 10 percent.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.
Monday, September 15, 2014
North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Miller to six years' hard labor for “hostile” acts, two weeks after he and two other detained Americans had pleaded for help from Washington.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The former head of South Korea's spy agency was handed a suspended jail sentence Thursday, following his trial on charges of meddling in the 2012 election that brought current President Park Geun-hye to power.
Monday, September 8, 2014
North Korea will put U.S. citizen Matthew Miller on trial next Sunday, state media said, shortly after he made a highly unusual televised plea for help from Washington along with two other detained Americans.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Two young soldiers in South Korea's special warfare unit died during training, the military said Wednesday, following a series of incidents and suicides that have unleashed public fury over bullying in the army.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
North Korea fired another short-range projectile into the sea Monday, a Seoul official said, in the country's latest weapons test made three days after it cancelled a plan to send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in the South.
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