Updated Wednesday, November 5, 2014 0:01 am TWN
South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will pay the U.S. government a US$100 million civil penalty to end a two-year investigation into overstated gas mileage figures on window stickers on 1.2 million vehicles.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Friday, October 31, 2014
A U.N. human rights investigator met for a second time Wednesday with a North Korean official on a possible groundbreaking visit and the North's demand that a U.N. effort to refer the country's situation to the International Criminal Court (ICC) be dropped.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
The second and final day of talks was underway Wednesday between North Korean and Japanese officials assessing progress into an investigation of the fates of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and '80s.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's six-week public absence, which set off a frenzy of wild speculation around the world.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Police intervened in a tense confrontation between residents of a South Korean border town and activists attempting to send propaganda leaflets into the North Saturday, preventing the launch that had prompted threats of retaliation from Pyongyang.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
The United States on Thursday agreed to maintain wartime control of South Korean troops in the event of an attack by North Korea for the foreseeable future, delaying the transfer of authority to Seoul that had been scheduled for 2015.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
"A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed the human rights situation on the ground there, the head of a U.N. commission of inquiry on the North told reporters Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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