South Korea announced Thursday it would seek membership of the Chinese-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), despite U.S. opposition to the new multinational lender which Washington sees as a threat to the World Bank.
Workers from South Korean company Hydis, which was combined with Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc. (元太科技) in 2008, protested in front of the Labor Ministry yesterday against E Ink's closing of their South Korean factory.
South and North Korea blocked access to their Kaesong joint industrial zone Monday after a fire broke out near a cross-border road and spread across the closely guarded frontier, officials said.
The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan pledged to set up a trilateral leadership summit at "the earliest" opportunity as they met in Seoul on Saturday for the first time in nearly three years.1 Comment
A North Korean envoy says his country has developed nuclear missiles and is prepared to use them at any time.
Dozens of dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm were in rough shape both physical and mentally when they arrived in Northern California this week to start new lives.
South Korea and the United States will launch a massive landing drill next week, the climax of an ongoing joint military exercise which North Korea views as an invasion rehearsal.
A group of 14 South Korean businessmen on Wednesday traveled to the Kaesong joint industrial zone for talks with North Korean officials to resolve an escalating row over wages at the park.
Airbus Helicopters Monday inked a deal worth US$1.6 billion to build more than 300 civil and military helicopters for South Korea in partnership with Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI).
South Korea's dilemma over whether to join a China-led development bank is deepening, with the announcement of support for the US$50 billion mechanism from the UK and other major countries, despite U.S. opposition.
South Korea has developed smartphone apps to help bring down its high student suicide rate by warning parents when their children might be at risk, the education ministry said Friday.
Making a dramatic statement in Korean relations, Gloria Steinem and other prominent women on Wednesday announced plans for a rare walk across the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea to call for reunification.
A flight attendant who was living her dream by working for Korean Air Lines Co. is now suing the airline and its infamous nut rage executive, claiming the bizarre onboard tantrum ruined her career.
South Korea's president visited injured U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert on Monday amid an outpouring of public sympathy and support for the envoy, who is recovering from an attack by a knife-wielding man.