South Korea detects no unusual activity at border where North Korean defected
No unusual activity has been detected at the border with North Korea where a North Korean soldier defected this...
South Korea’s parliament introduced a bill on Thursday to impeach President Park Geun-hye, setting the stage for a historic...
Massive protest heaps pressure on South Korea president to resignation
Tens of thousands of men, women and children joined one of the largest anti-government protests seen in Seoul for...
South Korea detects no unusual activity at border where North Korean defected
No unusual activity has been detected at the border with North Korea where a North Korean soldier defected this week, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said on Wednesday. The soldier is still being treated for his gunshot wounds after being shot several times by North Korean soldiers during his escape,... Read more
South Korea’s parliament introduced a bill on Thursday to impeach President Park Geun-hye, setting the stage for a historic vote to oust the embattled leader engulfed in an influence-peddling scandal. Parliament is expected to vote on Friday in favour of impeachment, although the Constitutional Court must decide whether to... Read more
Massive protest heaps pressure on South Korea president to resignation
Tens of thousands of men, women and children joined one of the largest anti-government protests seen in Seoul for decades on Saturday, demanding President Park Geun-Hye’s resignation over a snowballing corruption scandal. Police had planned for 170,000 people, but organisers said they expected a final turnout of up to... Read more
Samsung to resume Galaxy Note 7 sales in South Korea on September 28
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it would resume selling new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to South Korean customers from Sept. 28, as it rushes to complete the costly recall and salvage second-half sales for the device. Analysts have cut their earnings expectations for the South Korean tech... Read more
North Korea ready for another nuclear test any time – South Korea
North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea’s Defence Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusive North’s fifth test drew widespread condemnation. Pyongyang set off its most powerful nuclear blast to date on Friday, saying it had mastered the ability... Read more
North Korea suspected to have conducted fifth nuclear test
A seismic tremor was recorded in an area around North Korea’s known nuclear site on Friday, and was suspected to be the fifth nuclear test by the isolated nation, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said. U.S., European and Chinese seismological agencies reported that the tremor was recorded at 0030... Read more
NSG: Pakistan seeks Russia, South Korea and New Zealand’s support for Nuclear Suppliers Group membership
Pakistan launched an all out diplomatic push to attain the coveted membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) after the United States backed India’s bid to join the 48-nation informal but exclusive club of nuclear trading countries. Last month, Islamabad formally applied for a NSG membership, setting the stage for a possible... Read more
N. Korea to halt nuclear  tests  only if US stops annual drills with South Korea
“North Korea is quite ready to halt all its nuclear tests if the United States (US) suspends its annual military exercises with South Korea,” the North Korean foreign minister told The Associated Press in an interview in which he also warned that his country won’t be cowed by international... Read more
‘IT park to improve trade between Pakistan, S. Korea’: Korean Ambassador
“South Korea wants to improve trade ties with Pakistan and the establishment of an IT park in Islamabad is a step towards doing so,”  South Korean Ambassador Dr Song Jong-Hwan said at a gathering at the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). South Korea will establish one of... Read more
Pakistan hockey team to tour South Korea
Islamabad: Pakistan hockey team will undertake a training tour of South Korea from May 15 to 23 and will play a four match test series against the hosts. “All the four matches will be played in Incheon. The first match will be held on May 18, the second on... Read more
Pakistan and South African fans turn ‘garden of Eden’ green
Auckland: Green was the colour at Auckland’s Eden Park on Saturday as fans from Pakistan and South Africa created a festive mood while their teams locked horns in the World Cup. The all-green clad Pakistani fans occupied the eastern stand as they sang Urdu songs to cheer on their ... Read more
Samsung not aware that SK Telecom was launching S5 ahead of schedule
Korean smartphone maker says it’s “puzzled” over SK Telecom’s move to sell the Galaxy S5 before the April 11 launch date. The move comes just before the operator must begin its suspension for breaching the country’s subsidy rule.  Samsung has revealed that it knew nothing of SK Telecom’s plans... Read more
North Korea Launches Yet Another Missile Test As U.S. Meets Asia To Discuss Threat
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un launched two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, just hours after South Korea, Japan and the U.S. met in The Hague partly to discuss the security threat Pyongyang is posing.According to a spokesperson from the South Korean Foreign Ministry, two Nodong missiles were fired... Read more
South Korea, Japan to hold three-way summit with US
South Korea and Japan will hold a three-way summit with the United States next week, Seoul said on Friday, in a breakthrough after Washington urged the pair to mend badly strained ties.The meeting in The Hague, on the sidelines of an international nuclear conference, will mark the first formal... Read more