World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 25, 2015
U.S. taxi service provider Uber Technologies Inc today said it will make its low-cost uberX ride-sharing service available free of charge in Seoul, in its second bid this month to operate legally in South Korea.
Reuters | Wednesday February 25, 2015
"We want to actively work towards a consensus, and the first step to that process is switching off the fare."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 24, 2015
South Korea and the United States said today that they would kick off their annual joint military exercises on March 2, setting the stage for a likely surge in tensions with North Korea.
Reuters | Thursday February 12, 2015
The move comes after the country's transport ministry spurned Uber's proposal for a new driver registration, and reiterated its pledge to ban Uber.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 11, 2015
Two people were killed and 43 injured on Wednesday, including five foreign nationals, in a 100-vehicle pile-up on the highway to South Korea's largest international airport, police said.
World News | Reuters | Monday February 9, 2015
A South Korean appeals court sentenced a former head of the national spy agency to three years in jail on today for meddling in the 2012 presidential election and helping Park Geun-hye win the vote.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 9, 2015
South Korea today said that it will sternly respond to possible provocations from North Korea, which fired short-range projectiles on Sunday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 5, 2015
South Korea rejected Thursday a proposal by the web-based taxi firm Uber to legalise its business by registering its drivers, and vowed further crackdowns on the company and its services.
World News | Associated Press | Monday January 19, 2015
The former Korean Air executive famous for an inflight tantrum over macadamia nuts pleaded not guilty to violating aviation safety law and other charges.
World News | David E. Sanger and Martin Fackler, The New York Times | Monday January 19, 2015
The trail that led U.S. officials to blame North Korea for the destructive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in November winds back to 2010, when the National Security Agency scrambled to break into the well-guarded computer systems of a cou...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 15, 2015
South Korea on Thursday announced a 36-hour lockdown over the weekend on poultry and livestock farms across the country to curb the spread of two highly contagious animal diseases -- foot and mouth and bird flu.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 2, 2015
North Korea must approach dialogue with South Korea with no strings attached if it genuinely wants to improve ties, a Seoul spokesman said today, after the communist state's leader mooted bilateral talks.
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 1, 2015
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was open to a high-level summit with neighbouring South Korea, days after a proposal from Seoul to resume dialogue.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-Ah was arrested today for delaying a flight with a tantrum over snacks in a "nut rage" incident that caused a national uproar, according to a media report.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 29, 2014
South Korean health authorities said on Monday that they are investigating a plastic surgery clinic in Seoul after photographs emerged online showing medical staff partying in an operating theatre.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 28, 2014
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held talks with South Korea's Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy in Seoul and discussed collaboration in vital areas like co-production of LNG tankers, while making a strong pitch for the 'Make in Ind...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 26, 2014
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be in Seoul this weekend for a Joint Commission meeting between India and South Korea.
World News | Associated Press | Friday December 26, 2014
South Korean prosecutors today arrested a government official who allegedly leaked information about an investigation into former Korean Air Lines executive Cho Hyun-ah, who forced a flight to return over a bag of macadamia nuts.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 24, 2014
Key North Korean websites suffered intermittent outages on Tuesday after a nearly 10-hour shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a crippling cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 23, 2014
South Korea has heightened its security readiness against cyber attacks as concerns grew over a series of online information leaks at nuclear power plants, officials said Tuesday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 23, 2014
The country capital's head of traffic claimed that the service violated South Korean law.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
Seoul said it would share information "related to the cyber attack on Sony" with the United States.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 17, 2014
An American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo early Wednesday after a dozen people were injured during turbulence, a report said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday December 13, 2014
The head of cabin crew who was kicked off a Korean Air Lines flight after a company executive raged over the way she was served macadamia nuts said he was insulted and forced to kneel down to apologise to the executive.