Tag: S. Korea

US, S Korea national security advisers to meet ahead of summits:...

  South Korea’s national security adviser has flown to Washington to meet his newly appointed US counterpart John Bolton, an official said Thursday in Seoul,...

S Korea to send 7-member delegation for working-level talks with DPRK

SEOUL: South Korea will send a 7-member delegation to hold working-level talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to discuss security and protocol...

Secret confidante of S Korea’s Park jailed over scandal for 20...

SEOUL: The secret confidante of ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted Tuesday and jailed for 20 years for her key role in...

N Korea notes ‘warm talks’ with S Korea, no mention of...

SEOUL: North Korea’s state news agency said on Sunday its delegation sent to the Winter Olympics held “frank and candid” talks with South Korean...

Jong-un’s sister: first member of ruling dynasty to visit S Korea...

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its...

Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un’s sister to visit S Korea

PYONGYANG/ SEOUL: The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday...

N Korea cheer squad, sports officials arrive in S Korea

SEOUL: A group of 280 North Koreans arrived in South Korea on Wednesday, one of the largest peacetime crossings of the inter-Korean border, to...

Military option ‘unacceptable’ on North Korea crisis, says S Korea minister

DAVOS: South Korea’s foreign minister said on Thursday the standoff over North Korea’s nuclear program must be resolved diplomatically, and she was certain Washington...

South Korea seeks extradition from Denmark of daughter of Park’s friend

South Korean authorities said on Tuesday they will proceed with steps to extradite Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of a central figure in a South...

Daughter of S.Korea’s ‘Rasputin’ arrested in Denmark

The daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's President, has...

S. Korea’s detained ‘Rasputin’ snubs lawmakers from jail cell

The woman at the heart of the impeachment crisis surrounding South Korean President Park Geun-Hye refused to leave her jail cell Monday for questioning...

Vote puts S. Korea impeachment ball in Constitutional Court

After the South Korean parliament's impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, the spotlight now shifts to the nine judges of the Constitutional Court who could...

Korean industry titans made to sweat in scandal probe

South Koreans sat riveted Tuesday by the televised spectacle of the country's most powerful business leaders squirming under a barrage of questions from a...

South Korean scandal widens as two presidential aides arrested

South Korean prosecutors arrested two former top presidential aides on Sunday in a snowballing influence-peddling scandal which has seen tens of thousands of people...

S. Korea premier pelted with eggs, bottles over missile site

Angry residents in a rural South Korean town threw eggs and water bottles at the prime minister and blocked him for more than six...