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.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday December 3, 2014
In North Korea, there can be only one Kim Jong Un.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 27, 2014
Anyone selling an unregistered version could face a $27,000 fine or up to three years in prison, the South Korean Science Ministry announced last week.
World News | Reuters | Thursday November 20, 2014
A South Korean court on Thursday sentenced the head of the company that operated a ferry which capsized in April to 10 years in jail over his role in the country's worst maritime disaster in decades.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 20, 2014
The head of the company that operated South Korea's ill-fated Sewol ferry was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, after being convicted of manslaughter over the disaster that killed more than 300 people.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 10, 2014
Seoul defense officials say South Korean troops have fired warning shots after North Korean soldiers approached too close to the border separating the rival countries.
Reuters | Sunday November 9, 2014
German officials talked about staging a historic Olympics in East and West Berlin to celebrate the end of the Cold War. The rest of the world added the 102 medals which the GDR won at the 1988 Seoul Olympics to the 40 won by West Germany and announce...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 7, 2014
South Korea's parliament on Friday passed a bill on setting up a full, independent inquiry into April's ferry disaster, ending months of bickering which has interrupted almost all legislative work.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A South Korean court convicted three relatives of the sunken ferry's owner and other associates for corruption on Wednesday, about four months after the tycoon was found dead on the run.