Updated Friday, August 21, 2015 0:07 am TWN
South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed a single rocket at a South Korean town near the world's most heavily armed border, the South's Defense Ministry said.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Every evening, 14-year-old Kim Sung-jin orders fried chicken, delivery pizza or Chinese food to eat in a small room in his family's home south of Seoul. He gorges on food as he chats before a live camera with hundreds, sometimes thousands, of teenagers watching.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
The rival Koreas have resumed cross-border propaganda warfare as North Korea matched South Korea's loudspeaker campaign with broadcasts of its own that reportedly included criticism of Seoul and praises for Pyongyang.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
North Korea now has its own time zone.
Bells were rung in Pyongyang and celebrations held at midnight as the nation's clocks were set back 30 minutes to mark the Aug. 15, 1945 anniversary of the Korean Peninsula's liberation from colonial rule at the end of World War II.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Friday, August 14, 2015
South Korean President Park Geun-hye handed down a full pardon Thursday to the head of the country's third-largest conglomerate who was serving his second jail term for multi-million dollar fraud.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
North Korea's Vice Premier Choe Yong Gon has been executed for voicing frustration at the policies of leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Wednesday, citing an anonymous source.
An 80-year-old South Korean man was unconscious and experiencing breathing difficulties after setting himself on fire during an anti-Japan protest in Seoul on Wednesday, hospital officials said.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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