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South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea

South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immediate halt to such comments....

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea

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S.Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to N.Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immediate halt to such comments....
04:12, 07/09/2019

South Korea calls Japan reports of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea had exported banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" amid a growing dispute over Japanese ...
05:00, 07/15/2019

North Korea rejects South Korea Moon's dialogue pledge, says it will never have talks North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he p...
16:24, 08/15/2019

North Korea fires projectiles, rejects South Korea's 'senseless' dialogue pledge North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea's military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea's president as "impudent" and vowed that inter-Korean t...
20:00, 08/15/2019

The Son of a Prominent South Korean Defector Has Also Defected to North Korea, State Media Reports (SEOUL, South Korea) — The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in the North to permanently resettle, North Korean state media said. If confirmed, it woul...
14:24, 07/08/2019

Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Media reports: South Korean military says North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile....
02:36, 05/09/2019

North Korea fired 'multiple' projectiles off east coast, South Korea reports North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korean military officials told Yonhap News, just days after firing two short-range missiles from the east coast ...
22:12, 07/30/2019

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff reports that North Korea has launched several unidentified projectiles North Korea launched several unidentified projectiles early Wednesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff informed to the Yonhap news agency....
20:36, 07/30/2019

U.S.'s North Korea envoy to visit Japan, South Korea next week The U.S. special envoy for North Korea will travel to Japan and South Korea next week to coordinate efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Korea, the State Department said on Friday....
14:48, 08/16/2019

Japan says South Korea fails to grasp North Korea threat with scrapping of pact Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing security threat pose...
03:24, 08/23/2019

North Korea and China are huge winners in the worsening Japan-South Korea spat The cracks in the relationship between South Korea and Japan are deepening -- undercutting security cooperation on North Korea and potentially handing a win to China....
01:48, 08/23/2019

Analyst: North Korea missile tests no match for Japan, South Korea dispute North Korea's recent missile tests are not likely to change the dynamics of the South Korea-Japan trade dispute partly due to U.S. President Donald Trump's approach to Kim Jong Un, a Korea expert says...
17:36, 08/01/2019

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a surprise since North Korea has raised tensions in rec...
09:48, 08/05/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
10:36, 05/31/2019

South Korea's Moon calls Japan claim of North Korea sanctions breach 'grave challenge' South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to North Korea posed a "grave challenge" ...
02:12, 07/15/2019

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to re...
01:36, 08/20/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World...
08:24, 07/01/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World...
00:48, 07/01/2019

North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
10:48, 08/16/2019

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row between Tokyo and Seoul but he had been flatly turn...
08:00, 07/24/2019

North Korea rejects South's 'foolish' vow for unity talks Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
01:36, 08/16/2019

South Korea rejects Japan call for arbitration over wartime labor dispute South Korea on Friday rejected Japan's call for third-party arbitration over a court ruling last year ordering Japanese companies to pay compensation for using South Korean forced labor during World W...
23:12, 07/18/2019

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head ...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Japan's Abe signals shift on North Korea, says will meet Kim without conditions: media Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without conditions to end long-running mistrust between their countries, the Sankei newspaper reported o...
01:48, 05/03/2019

North Korea missile tests could be effort to divide US, Japan and South Three launches in eight days point to ulterior motive amid strained relations between its neighbours and Washington The series of short-range missile tests by North Korea over the last eight days coul...
04:12, 08/02/2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Visit North Korea This Week, State Media Reports (BEIJING) — Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced Monday, as U.S. talks with North Korea on its nuclear program are at an apparent ...
08:48, 06/17/2019

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time for...
01:24, 06/30/2019

North Korea threatens to leave South Korea out of U.S. talks over military exercises A North Korean official threatened Sunday to exclude South Korea from future negotiations with the United States over ongoing joint military drills between Seoul and Washington, D.C....
14:48, 08/12/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead Talks on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons are at risk because the United States looks set to break a promise not to hold military exercises with South Korea, North Korea said on Tues...
02:36, 07/16/2019

North Korea running trade deficit with China, South Korea bank says Trade between China and North Korea has increased for three consecutive months, and Pyongyang has a trade deficit, according to South Korean estimates....
08:36, 06/25/2019

North Korea says no inter-Korean talks unless South Korea, U.S. end military drills There will not be inter-Korean talks unless South Korea and the United States end joint military exercises that set North Korea as an "enemy," a senior official at Pyongyang's foreign ministry said on...
17:48, 08/10/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launches are warning to U.S., South Korea over drill: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country's latest launch of tactical guided missiles was a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military drills that began this week, s...
20:12, 08/06/2019

South Korea national security chief warns of more North Korea provocations South Korean President Moon Jae-in's national security adviser said Tuesday North Korea's launch of short-range missiles is not a violation of an inter-Korea military agreement reached in 2018....
08:36, 08/06/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says missile launches are warning to US, South Korea over drill North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the launch of tactical guided missiles on Tuesday were a warning to the U.S. and South Korea's joint military drills, state media KCNA said on Wednesday....
17:24, 08/06/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles ....
05:12, 05/09/2019

Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests President Donald Trump has reacted to four North Korean missile tests in less than two weeks with little more than a shrug. Instead, he appears to be turning his frustrations about the peninsula on So...
19:24, 08/08/2019

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, South Korea says North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast Wednesday, South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff (JCS) said in a statement, the second such launch in less than a week....
09:00, 07/31/2019

South Korea fires army commander for North Korea boat trespassing South Korea fired an army commander, saying the presence of a North Korean fishing boat that sailed in the South's territorial waters for 57 hours was the result of a "border security failure."...
10:48, 07/03/2019

South Korea sacks army commander over North Korea defector boat South Korea said on Wednesday it sacked an army commander and rebuked other senior officers after a North Korean fishing boat piloted by defectors went undetected in South Korean waters for more than ...
02:48, 07/03/2019

North Korea fires ‘projectiles’, South Korea says stop raising tensions SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to “stop a...
11:24, 05/04/2019

North Korea fires several short-range missiles off its coast, South Korea says North Korea fired several short-range missiles toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday morning local time — the country’s first test launch in a year and a half, South Korean media reported. US and South ...
19:36, 05/03/2019

North Korea fires unidentified projectiles off east coast, South Korea says North Korea on Wednesday fired multiple unidentified projectiles off its east coast, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, the second such launch in less than a week....
22:12, 07/30/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles into the sea, South Korea's military says Experts say the country is stepping up pressure against the US after February’s failed nuclear summit in Bangkok North Korea has fired a number of short-range projectiles into the sea from the east co...
22:12, 05/03/2019

South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea president says North Korea and the U.S. are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to set up their third summit....
00:12, 06/26/2019

Typhoon Lingling kills 3 in South Korea before making landfall in North Korea South Korea's government said at least 15 people were being treated for injuries, including an elderly couple who were injured after steel scaffolding collapsed on their home....
11:12, 09/07/2019

South Korea urges North Korea to avoid raising military tension South Korea on Saturday urged North Korea to "stop action that intensifies military tension on the Korean peninsula," saying it is "very concerned about" the North's firing of short-range projectiles....
02:24, 05/04/2019

North Korea calls South Korea's F-35 jet purchases 'extremely dangerous action' South Korea's acquisition of American F-35 stealth fighter jets will force North Korea to develop and test "special armaments" to destroy the new weapons, North Korea's state media said on Thursday, c...
07:00, 07/11/2019

North Korea fires 'projectiles', South Korea says stop raising tensions North Korea fired several "unidentified short-range projectiles" into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to "stop acts that escalate milita...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Buying a big stick: South Korea's military spending has North Korea worried South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernizing their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, creating a point of tension that has sharpened as t...
21:24, 09/10/2019

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual se...
15:00, 06/01/2019

North Korea fired projectiles from around Wonsan: South Korea military North Korea fired at least two unidentified projectiles early on Thursday from an area near Wonsan, on North Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
15:12, 07/24/2019

North Korea Says Missile Launches A "Solemn Warning" To South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" to the South, state media said Friday, a day after the North fired two missiles......
22:36, 07/25/2019

North Korea test-fires weapons again Friday, South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to be short-range ballistic missiles twice Friday into the sea off its eastern coast in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week, South Korea's military and...
00:48, 08/02/2019

North Korea Has Fired Several Short-Range ‘Projectiles’ Into the Sea, South Korea Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Saturday fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign o...
00:12, 05/04/2019

North Korea bristles at joint South Korea-U.S. military exercise North Korea bristled Tuesday at joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, calling the maneuvers a violation of a series of peace agreements and warning it could seek a "new r...
05:48, 08/06/2019

North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Missiles Into The Sea: South Korea North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, after warnings from Pyongyang over military exercises between Washington and Seoul next.....
19:12, 07/24/2019

North Korea has fired an unidentified projectile, South Korea's military says North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, according to the South Korean military, less than a week after leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and missiles....
02:00, 05/09/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
02:48, 06/26/2019

U.S., North Korea in Informal Talks for Third Summit, South Korea's Moon Says The U.S. and North Korea have been engaged in informal talks about a third nuclear summit between the two countries’ leaders, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said....
02:12, 06/26/2019

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, South Korea says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morning....
21:00, 08/23/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires short-range projectiles North Korea fired numerous short-range projectiles into the East Sea Saturday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said, amid stalled U.S. nuclear talks....
09:48, 05/04/2019

One of the missiles North Korea fired was new design: South Korea official At least one of the two missiles North Korea test fired on Thursday was a newly developed design and flew some 690 km (428 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry told Reuters....
02:24, 07/25/2019

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy to North Korea said on Friday that Washington was ready to hold constructive talks with Pyongyang to follow through on a denuclearisation agreement reached by the two countries la...
00:36, 06/28/2019

South Korea: 'Complete denuclearization' of North Korea remains the goal South Korea's goal in the North Korean nuclear issue is none other than complete denuclearization, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said Wednesday....
02:36, 07/03/2019

North Korea Warns U.S. to Quit Military Drills With South Korea Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests....
09:48, 07/16/2019

South Korea gives most aid to North Korea since 2008 amid food shortage South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up ...
04:24, 06/19/2019

North Korea: Missile launch was a 'solemn warning' to South Korea North Korea said on Friday that it launched a "new-type tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning" against South Korea, one day after the communist state fired two short-range ballistic missiles in...
21:48, 07/25/2019

South Korea Claims North Korea Launched More Unidentified Projectiles (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Wednesday fired several unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, less than a week after the North launched two short-...
16:36, 07/30/2019

South Korea urges summit with North Korea before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special Representative for North Korea Lee Do-Hoon said on W...
08:36, 06/19/2019

North Korea says missile launches were ‘solemn warning’ to South Korea North Korea said it is infuriated over U.S.-South Korean plans to hold military drills that the North says are invasion rehearsals and proof of the allies’ hostility to Pyongyang....
21:36, 07/25/2019

South Korea Vows to Quickly Send Aid to Drought-Hit North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid to North Korea while it also considers sending food to the country th...
07:36, 05/20/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of "political will" to improve relations....
01:24, 08/06/2019

Both missiles North Korea fired flew some 600 km: South Korea military Both of the missiles North Korea fired on Thursday flew some 600 km (373 miles), an official at South Korea's defense ministry said, citing a joint assessment of the launches with the United States....
22:24, 07/25/2019

Warm on North, chilly to South: Japan's Korea strategy could pose risks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reaching out to North Korea in the hope of arranging a summit, a strategy critics say poses risks given doubts about chances of a breakthrough, even as ties with ...
03:48, 05/08/2019

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' to US, South Korea over military exercises North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic missiles, which Kim said was meant to send an "adequate warnin...
07:24, 08/07/2019

North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says South Korea must stop trying to work as a mediator in talks between Pyongyang and Washington....
19:36, 06/26/2019

Trump has no plans to meet with North Korea's Kim during South Korea visit: senior U.S. official U.S. President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he travels to South Korea over the weekend after attending a summit of the Group of 20 leaders in Japan, a se...
17:24, 06/24/2019

South Korea Urges North Korea Summit Before Donald Trump's Seoul Visit South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide......
23:36, 06/19/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says new tactical missile launch was warning to South Korea: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korea to stop importing high-tech weapons and conducting joint mili...
17:12, 07/25/2019

North Korea Fires More Ballistic Missiles Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Military Drill The launch, its fourth test in 13 days, came days before the United States and South Korea are scheduled to hold a joint military exercise, which the North considers a rehearsal for invasion....
05:24, 08/06/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles amid preparations for U.S.-South Korea military exercises Monday's launch was North Korea's fourth test in less than two weeks –highlighting the stalled negotiations between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.     ...
01:48, 08/06/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
22:48, 05/30/2019

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised third weapons test this week in a bid to keep pressure on US, South Korea North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a third weapons test this week in an effort to beef up the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
14:36, 08/03/2019

South Korea says North Korea's short-range missile launches a show of force, more could come North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises....
09:48, 08/10/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in show of force, more can come: South Korea North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Saturday, South Korea said, in a "show of force" against U.S.-South Korea joint military exercises....
02:36, 08/10/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
21:24, 05/30/2019

North Korea says nuclear talks with U.S. at risk if South Korea military drills happen North Korea's Foreign Ministry said Washington's pattern of "unilaterally reneging on its commitments" was leading Pyongyang to reconsider its own commitments to discontinue tests of nuclear weapons a...
04:00, 07/17/2019

North Korea fires more missiles as it declares it ‘has nothing to talk’ about while US-South Korea exercises continue IRKED BY EXERCISES: North Korea is complaining that ongoing joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises violate a personal promise President Trump made to the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, but it’s di...
08:00, 08/16/2019

North Korea says joint military drills violate agreements with U.S., South Korea: KCNA North Korea said on Tuesday that the joint military drill being conducted by the United States and South Korea violates agreements North Korea made with them, state media KCNA said....
14:36, 08/05/2019

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
02:24, 06/27/2019

Powerful typhoon kills 5 in North Korea, 3 in South Korea; hundreds of homes destroyed Typhoon Lingling was one of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit the Korean Peninsula, state media in North Korea reported.        ...
08:24, 09/09/2019

South Korea holds emergency national security meeting amid new North Korea launches South Korea's president convened an emergency national security council meeting after his government detected North Korea's launch of two unidentified projectiles into the East Sea.  &...
23:36, 08/15/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after Feb...
21:36, 05/03/2019

South Korea's Moon, Trump expected to meet at U.N. amid hopes for new North Korea talks South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump are expected to hold a summit at the United Nations this month, Moon's office said on Friday, amid hopes for a restart of talks aimed...
21:00, 09/12/2019

Trump to visit South Korea as Pompeo raises hope for new North Korea talks after letter U.S. President Donald Trump will visit South Korea this weekend after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un boosted hopes for talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear program....
12:00, 06/24/2019

North Korea Fired Two Missiles, Says South Korea's Military North Korea has fired two missiles on Thursday, South Korea's military said, as a senior US official is visiting to discuss ways the nuclear deadlock....
04:24, 05/09/2019

North Korea has fired second projectile in five days, says South Korea Launch of unidentified object could spell danger for nuclear disarmament talksNorth Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area, South Korea’s military said, its second ...
04:48, 05/09/2019

South Korea: North Korea fires an unidentified projectile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired at least one unidentified projectile from its western area. It’s the second such launch in the last five days. T...
02:36, 05/09/2019

US citizen released from North Korea says he spied for US, South Korea A U.S. citizen who was convicted of espionage in North Korea but was later freed has admitted he was indeed spying for the U.S. and South Korea — surreptitiously trying to collect sensitive informatio...
17:24, 07/29/2019

North Korea launches another unidentified projectile: South Korea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday fired at least one unidentified projectile from the country’s western area, South Korea’s military said, the second such launch in the last fiv...
05:24, 05/09/2019

US, North Korea In Behind-The-Scenes Talks Over Third Summit: South Korea The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in......
00:48, 06/26/2019

South Korea investigating North Korea’s new rocket system South Korea says it is analyzing more than a dozen photos from North Korea following a statement from Pyongyang that the regime tested a new rocket system, not missiles....
17:36, 08/01/2019

South Korea sends most food aid since 2008 to North Korea SEOUL – South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to a U.N. aid program in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is ne...
15:36, 06/19/2019

North Korea fires projectiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A White House official has described it as "short-range." It comes as the North ramps up diplomatic pressure on the US....
17:00, 07/24/2019

South Korea says North Korea has fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea's military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U.S. officials work to restart...
18:24, 07/24/2019

Typhoon Kills 3 in South Korea Before Moving on to North Korea SEOUL, South Korea — One of the most powerful typhoons to ever hit South Korea swept along the country’s coast on Saturday, toppling trees, grounding planes and causing at least three deat...
13:36, 09/07/2019

North Korea fires missiles into sea: South Korea military South Korean officials reported two projectiles being launched into the sea. A White House official has described them as "short-range." It comes as the North ramps up diplomatic pressure on the US....
19:12, 07/24/2019

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles into the sea, South Korea says North Korea fired two projectiles into the sea on Thursday, the first launches since last month’s historic border meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according ...
22:36, 07/24/2019

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children an...
16:00, 06/19/2019

South Korea Says North Korea Fired 2 Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Thursday, South Korea’s military said, the first launches in more than two months as North Korean and U....
21:48, 07/24/2019

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food ...
03:12, 06/19/2019

North Korea Fires 2 'Unidentified Projectiles': South Korea North Korea fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the sea on Friday, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said -- the latest in a series of such launches by Pyongyang....
17:36, 08/15/2019

South Korea urges North Korea summit before Trump Seoul visit, U.S. door 'wide open' South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide ...
10:36, 06/19/2019

Multi-million dollar projects can boost North Korea-U.S. nuclear talks: South Korea minister Inter-Korea commercial projects that can channel millions of dollars a year to Pyongyang may be used as leverage to boost talks on ending poor and isolated North Korea's nuclear program, the South's p...
20:48, 06/26/2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
20:24, 05/30/2019

North, South Korea oppose Japan's plan to release radioactive Fukushima water North and South Korea are fighting plans by the Japanese government to release radioactive water presently stored at the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant on the northeast coast of Japan into th...
12:36, 09/12/2019

North Korea: Launch was a "warning" to South Korea North Korea says the two missiles launched this week toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, were intended to send a warning to South Korea....
16:48, 07/25/2019

North Korea Launches Two ‘Projectiles,’ South Korea Says North Korea fires two projectiles off its east coast on Thursday amid stalled efforts to resume talks on ending the country’s nuclear weapons program....
16:00, 07/24/2019

South Korea says U.S., North Korea will restart dialogue 'soon' The United States and North Korea are expected to reopen denuclearisation talks soon and they will go well, a senior South Korean official said on Thursday, boosting hopes for progress in negotiations...
23:00, 08/21/2019

South Korea calls for 3rd U.S.-North Korea summit South Korea's Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul called Wednesday for a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, stressing the importance of working-level talk...
03:00, 06/19/2019

North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United Stat...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Japan says ending intelligence pact shows South Korea fails to appreciate North Korean threat Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing national security th...
23:48, 08/22/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
19:00, 05/03/2019

North Korea: No wish to talk with South Korea North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast Friday morning, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean ...
04:48, 08/16/2019

LG Chem plans to invest $424 million for battery material plant in South Korea South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had agreed to invest 500 billion won ($424.03 million) to build a factory in South Korea to produce cathode material for lithium-ion batterie...
02:48, 07/25/2019

South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer A...
13:12, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer A...
18:24, 06/21/2019

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over ...
22:24, 07/23/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, ...
06:36, 07/24/2019

"Will Never Have Talks": North Korea Rejects Seoul's Dialogue Pledge North Korea said on Friday it will never sit down with South Korea for talks again, rejecting a vow by the South's President Moon Jae-in to pursue dialogue with Pyongyang made the previous day as he.....
21:36, 08/15/2019

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks...
09:48, 06/27/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partn...
05:00, 08/22/2019

South Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is treating Seoul as an "adversary."...
18:00, 08/28/2019

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
11:12, 07/01/2019

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japan of imposing illegal export controls due to a "dam...
10:36, 07/09/2019

South Korea to file WTO complaint against Japan In the latest move in a tit-for-tat economic and diplomatic dispute, Seoul has accused Tokyo of unlawfully choking off key materials used in making high-tech smartphones and TVs....
03:12, 09/11/2019

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim...
05:12, 05/31/2019

Australia Is Looking Into Reports That One of Its Citizens Has Been Detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government said Thursday it was “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian had been detained in North Korea, which the a...
02:12, 06/27/2019

North Korea denies reports of behind-the-scenes talks with US A top official at North Korea's Foreign Ministry has accused South Korean President Moon Jae-in of lying about back channel talks between Pyongyang and Washington in order to manipulate public opinion...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Japanese media call for resolution to Japan, Korea dispute Opinion is growing in Japan that disputes between Tokyo and Seoul need to be settled, citing South Korean boycotts of Japanese goods and a significant decline in Korean tourism to Japan....
17:12, 09/13/2019

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, widening a rift between the two U.S. allies that Tokyo says has become unbridgeable owing to a dispute over World War II reparat...
01:48, 08/02/2019

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade row escalates South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare decades-old animosity at the root of a row over fast-tr...
02:36, 08/02/2019

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
18:12, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the latest move in a festering dispute that has seen Wash...
12:48, 07/24/2019

Japan-South Korea trade spat gets worse South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global supply chain for smartphones and electronic devices....
05:48, 07/26/2019

South Korea steps up effort to get U.S. help in export row with Japan South Korea's foreign minister told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Japan's export curbs against Seoul are "undesirable", the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, as a trade row between the Eas...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Japan says it, not South Korea, should have taken action on Russian plane Japan on Tuesday criticized South Korea for taking action against a Russian plane over what Japan says is its airspace, after Japan lodged a protest against both South Korea and Russia over the incide...
03:00, 07/23/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence sharing with Japan South Korea has cut intelligence cooperation with Japan in the latest tit-for-tat escalation between the two countries. The decision is a blow to the United States as it seeks to expand East Asia secu...
15:48, 08/22/2019

South Korea fails to drum up support at WTO in row with Japan South Korea's bid to garner international support in a row with Japan by airing its case at the World Trade Organization brought no visible dividend on Wednesday, as no other countries took the floor ...
08:00, 07/24/2019

Japan and South Korea Feud, but Breaking Up Is Hard Tokyo put new trade limits on Seoul and South Korean shoppers are spurning Japanese goods, but the ties between the two U.S. allies may be hard to unwind....
13:36, 08/28/2019

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it tra...
02:36, 07/09/2019

Japan's Abe and Trump to discuss North Korea on Monday: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump are set to talk by telephone on Monday and discuss projectiles fired by North Korea, national broadcaster NHK said....
04:12, 05/06/2019

North Korea again fires projectiles into Sea of Japan, officials say North Korea fired more projectile missiles into the sea early Saturday in a likely rebuke of joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea that the North has long regarded as a dr...
17:24, 08/09/2019

Australia probes reports of citizen detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government says it is “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian has been detained in North Korea. Australian and South Korean...
18:12, 06/26/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
06:12, 05/17/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea....
20:00, 08/01/2019

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that...
07:12, 07/17/2019

South Korea to lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs As the first step of WTO dispute settlement, South Korea will formerly request consultations with Japan and seek the latter's withdrawal of export curbs, South Korea's trade minister said....
00:50, 09/11/2019

Japan says approved export to South Korea after strict examination Japan has granted approval for exports of some high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since tighter export curbs were imposed last month, the government's chief spokesman said on Thursda...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Japan says export curbs for South Korea not in violation of WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten controls on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea is not in violation of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday....
22:36, 07/01/2019

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this month....
14:24, 08/12/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag during next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, amid a deepening histor...
05:36, 09/11/2019

South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan The move is likely to alarm the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
05:00, 08/22/2019

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between th...
10:36, 08/12/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute shows no signs of abating Animosity between Tokyo and Seoul has continued to rise at a time when regional cooperation is critical. This growing rift could soon have very negative consequences for both countries....
08:12, 09/04/2019

South Korea Leader Appeals to Japan as Dispute Festers In a major speech, President Moon Jae-in urged Japan to stop using trade to address historical disputes and expressed hope that the two economies could cooperate....
17:36, 08/15/2019

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to leading defense officials....
03:12, 08/29/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, o...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Japan defends South Korea ‘white list’ removal Japan held a meeting of ministers and senior officials a day ahead of "white list" removal, when South Korea will be taken off Tokyo's list of preferred trading partners....
15:36, 08/27/2019

Pompeo hopes to help patch up Japan-South Korea ties U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage the two biggest U.S. allies in Asia - Japan and South Korea - "to find a path forward" from a dispute that has roiled their ties when he mee...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce t...
21:36, 07/09/2019

Rajnath Singh On 5-Day Visit To Japan, South Korea From Sunday Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will embark on a five-day visit to Japan and South Korea beginning Sunday to enhance strategic strategic ties and explore possibilities of collaboration of major......
15:36, 08/30/2019

US, Japan, South Korea Start 'First-Of-Its-Kind' Naval Drill The "Pacific Vanguard" drill brings together more than 3,000 sailors from the four countries to "sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation at sea," the US Seventh Fleet said in a statement....
03:12, 05/23/2019

Japan's Abe unlikely to meet South Korea's Moon at U.N. in September: Sankei Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the United Nations General Assembly in September, the Sankei newspaper said on Monday, the latest sign ...
09:24, 07/29/2019

As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help While North Korea test-fires barrages of missiles, two crucial American allies in Asia are locked in their own bitter battle, and the Trump administration is struggling with how to end the discord....
17:12, 08/04/2019

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason....
03:00, 07/15/2019

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of...
23:48, 08/24/2019

South Korea initiating WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs South Korea is initiating a complaint to the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened export controls on key materials South Korean companies use to make computer chips and displays...
21:24, 09/10/2019

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its evening news program on Monday that Xi will meet with N...
05:48, 06/17/2019

North Korea missile test violated U.N. resolutions, says Japan North Korea's latest missile launch violated United Nations resolutions calling for a halt to such ballistic weapons tests, a spokesman for Japan's government said on Friday....
01:00, 05/10/2019

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
23:24, 05/25/2019

Australia seeks urgent clarification of reports man detained in North Korea Australia's foreign affairs department said on Thursday it was seeking urgent clarification of media reports that an Australian man who was reported missing by friends had been detained in North Korea...
20:12, 06/26/2019

Huawei helped North Korea build wireless network – US reports Chinese firm was blacklisted by Donald Trump over national security concernsHuawei Technologies, the Chinese company put on a US blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North ...
08:00, 07/22/2019

Canberra scrambles to verify reports Australian man held in North Korea Australia's foreign affairs department said on Thursday it was seeking urgent clarification of media reports that an Australian man who was reported missing by friends had been detained in North Korea...
21:12, 06/26/2019

Iran's Foreign Minister Plans North Korea Visit: Reports Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is planning to visit North Korea, Iran's state television reported on Sunday, without giving the date of the visit....
13:12, 04/28/2019

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
08:48, 07/22/2019

South Korean man defects to North Korea, Pyongyang says The son of South Korean politicians who defected to North Korea in 1986 arrived in Pyongyang for resettlement, according to a North Korean propaganda service....
08:36, 07/07/2019

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area: South Korea media Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential offi...
22:24, 07/23/2019

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wedn...
12:00, 06/12/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their decades-old economic and...
22:24, 07/23/2019

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic rollout.Read More...
12:36, 08/05/2019

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that ...
09:48, 07/12/2019

Japan greenlights first South Korea export since July curbs, but with a warning Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the first time since imposing export curbs last month, but doubled down on political pressure and warned it could broaden restric...
05:48, 08/08/2019

Japan, led by less apologetic generation, stays tough in South Korea feud When Yohei Kono made a landmark 1993 apology to "comfort women", many of them Koreans, forced to work in wartime military brothels, Japan's then chief cabinet secretary spoke for a moderate conservati...
05:48, 08/08/2019

China, Japan, South Korea to step up cultural ties despite rows The culture ministers of South Korea, Japan and China agreed on Friday to step up cultural, sports and people-to-people exchanges despite recent tensions over trade and their shared history....
01:12, 08/30/2019

U.S. diplomat says United States won't intervene in Japan-South Korea dispute The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia urged Japan and South Korea to settle a dispute over Japanese export restrictions through dialogue and said the United States did not plan to intervene, NHK reporte...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Japan, South Korea agree on need for dialogue to repair frayed ties Japan and South Korea agreed on Wednesday on the need for dialogue to resolve a feud over compensating Korean wartime workers that has spilled over into trade, and put a deep chill on ties between Was...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had transferred...
13:24, 07/09/2019

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, highlighting the widening economic hit from a diplomati...
20:12, 08/08/2019

Japan again approved shipment of photoresists to South Korea: Yonhap News Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, Yonhap News Agency reported late on Monday, citing industry and governmen...
17:36, 08/19/2019

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for for...
23:36, 07/04/2019

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impose tougher conditions without legitimate grounds an...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Japan removes South Korea from trusted trade partner list The Japanese move is likely to disrupt supply chains and escalate tensions with South Korea. Tokyo said the decision was taken for national security reasons, but Seoul views it as retaliation....
10:12, 08/02/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach 'inadequate' to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
17:12, 09/13/2019

South Korea says may retaliate against Japan high-tech export curbs South Korea said on Thursday it may retaliate against Japan's latest export limits on high-tech materials, as a row over forced wartime labor threatened to disrupt global supplies of memory chips and ...
07:24, 07/04/2019

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global supply chains for smartphones and other gadgets....
11:24, 08/22/2019

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. effo...
10:36, 08/22/2019

South Korea will take steps to drop Japan from white list countries South Korea plans to take steps to drop Japan from white list countries with fast-track export status, South Korea's finance minister said on Friday....
02:36, 08/02/2019

Japan PM reiterates that Tokyo wants South Korea to keep its promises, rebuild trust Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday Japan still expects South Korea to keep its promises on the contentious issue of wartime forced labor and to work to rebuild trust....
23:48, 08/22/2019

Japan allows first shipment of high-tech materials to South Korea under new restrictions Japan has allowed the first shipment of a sensitive material used in high-tech manufacturing to South Korea under a set of tightened export controls that have triggered a diplomatic and economic dispu...
05:48, 08/08/2019

Japan foreign minister to summon South Korea envoy over WW2 laborer row: NHK Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono plans to summon South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening political and economic row over compensation for Korean forced laborers in the World War Two era, J...
16:48, 07/18/2019

Japan lodges protest against South Korea, Russia for jet incident: Kyodo The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday, Kyodo news agency sa...
01:00, 07/23/2019

LG Display aims to diversify suppliers due to South Korea-Japan spat LG Display Co Ltd on Tuesday said it is looking to diversify its supplier base in case a diplomatic spat sees Japan extend export curbs on display-making materials bound for South Korea....
03:24, 07/23/2019

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Japan lodged protest with South Korea, Russia after jet incident: Suga The Japanese government has lodged a protest against South Korea and Russia after South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft on Tuesday, Chief Cabinet Secret...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Factbox: The high-tech materials at the heart of a Japan-South Korea row Japan said it would tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a widening dispute over South Koreans who were forced to work for Japanese...
04:36, 07/02/2019

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely tracked....
18:36, 08/22/2019

South Korea could reconsider intelligence-sharing deal with Japan: Yonhap South Korea could reconsider its intelligence-sharing deal with Japan as relations between the two U.S. allies deteriorate, a South Korean national security official told lawmakers on Thursday, Yonhap...
05:36, 07/18/2019

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea denouncing Japanese reports that it had ...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Japan restricts chip smartphone materials exports to South Korea Companies like Samsung will likely be affected by the new export controls, which followed a series of court rulings demanding that Japan pay compensation to victims of forced labor during WWII....
23:36, 06/30/2019

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones...
21:36, 07/19/2019

South Korea demands proof from Japan for accusation of export violations South Korea said on Friday it deeply regrets accusations by some senior Japanese officials that South Korea did not enforce proper export control and Japan must present clear evidence for its assertio...
00:12, 07/12/2019

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years....
22:36, 08/24/2019

Washington worries Japan-South Korea tensions may worsen: U.S. official The United States is worried that trade and diplomatic tensions between South Korea and Japan could worsen and is urging both sides to consider a "standstill agreement" to allow more time for talks, a...
10:12, 08/01/2019

US Will Help Japan And South Korea "Find A Path Forward": Mike Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would encourage Washington's two biggest Asian allies Japan and South Korea "to find a path forward" from their diplomatic row when he meets their foreign.....
21:48, 07/30/2019

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan South Korea said it would withdraw from a pact with Japan to share classified military intelligence, weakening the U.S. alliance network in East Asia and exacerbating tensions that have flared between...
04:36, 08/22/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a S...
01:24, 05/31/2019

North Korea’s Kim receives ‘excellent letter’ from Trump, state media says Earlier this month, President Trump said he got a “beautiful letter” from Kim Jong Un that broke the silence between the two men after a February summit ended in failure. Now, Trump appears to have wr...
20:24, 06/22/2019

North Korea missile launches a 'solemn warning': state media Kim Jong Un supervised the launch of "a new type of tactical guided weapon," North Korean media have reported, in a warning to Seoul. The US and South Korea have urged Pyongyang to avoid provocations ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super large multiple rocket launcher."...
15:36, 08/27/2019

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear war...
21:24, 08/20/2019

U.S. aware of reports of North Korea missile launch, consulting with allies: official The United States is aware of reports of a North Korean missile launch and is consulting with Japan and South Korea, a senior administration official said on Friday....
21:00, 08/23/2019

North Korea launches second round of missiles in less than a week, South says North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles on Thursday, South Korea's military said, its second weapons launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks with Washing...
07:36, 05/09/2019

North Korea waitress’ rights violated, South’s commission says South Korea's National Human Rights Commission said the defection of 12 North Korean waitresses to the South in 2016 constitutes a "violation of their basic rights."...
08:48, 09/10/2019

New North Korean submarine can carry 3 SLBMs, says South Korea A newly constructed North Korean submarine seems to be capable of carrying three submarine-launched ballistic missiles, South Korea's defense ministry was quoted as saying on Wednesday....
12:12, 07/31/2019

Seoul: 2 North Korean fishermen defect to South Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says two of four North Korean fishermen who were rescued off a boat drifting in South Korean waters will remain in the country after expressing their desire to de...
23:36, 06/17/2019

North Koreans to return home after sailing to South Korea Three North Koreans who sailed into South Korean waters with a white flag said the journey was a mistake. Relations between the two countries remains cool after North Korea tested a ballistic missile ...
04:12, 07/29/2019

North Korea Threatens the South Over Its Purchase of U.S. Stealth Fighters North Korea threatened to “completely destroy” lethal weapons placed in South Korea, in an angry response to the planned mid-July delivery of two U.S. stealth fighter jets to Seoul....
06:12, 07/11/2019

North Korea fires two more ballistic missiles, the South’s military says The missile test is the second in a week after North Korea signaled its anger at planned U.S.-South Korea military exercises. President Trump played down the significance of last week’s test, saying m...
17:48, 07/30/2019

North Korea Fired Unidentified Projectile, Says South's Military North Korea fired an unidentified projectile on Thursday, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said, less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and......
04:24, 05/09/2019

South Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has decided to allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative governm...
06:48, 05/17/2019

North Korea Urges the South to Stop Mediating Between It and Washington SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington.The North’s Foreign Ministry also repeated its demand that the ...
21:24, 06/26/2019

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks on North President Donald Trump will travel to South Korea in June for talks on the North Korean nuclear program, three months after a failed summit with North Korea's leader in Vietnam....
14:36, 05/15/2019

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's east...
15:48, 08/05/2019

North Korea Says Missile Test Was a ‘Solemn Warning’ to the South (SEOUL, South Korea) — A day after two North Korean missile launches rattled Asia, the nation announced Friday that its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a new-type tactical guided weapon ...
04:24, 07/26/2019

North Korea want to host World Cup qualifier with South in Pyongyang North Korea have nominated Pyongyang as the host venue for their World Cup qualifying match against South Korea in October, clearing the way for the two countries to play on North Korean soil for the ...
02:12, 08/03/2019

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursday, as a U.S. envoy for North Korea is due to visit...
14:24, 06/27/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles and says talks with 'impudent' South are over Regime says Pyongyang and Seoul have nothing to talk about while South Korea continues military drills with USNorth Korea has fired at least two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its east coas...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, i...
08:12, 05/10/2019

North and South Korea to meet in 2022 World Cup qualifiers North Korea and South Korea have been drawn together in an Asian qualifying group for soccer's 2022 World Cup       ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, as a U.S. envoy was due to hold talks in Seoul ahead...
16:36, 06/27/2019

Pyongyang warns South Korea not to mediate North's talks with US North Korea said Thursday that South Korea must stop trying to facilitate talks between Pyongyang and Washington as the North stepped up its pressure on the United States to salvage nuclear diplomacy ...
14:24, 06/27/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
12:48, 07/14/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea, South Korean military says The launch comes amid new tensions between the U.S. and North Korea and a stalemate in the Trump administration's push for Kim Jong Un to give up his country's nuclear arsenal.   ...
19:36, 07/24/2019

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclearization negotiations with North Korea....
09:12, 05/21/2019

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
22:12, 07/17/2019

South Korea's Moon says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan imposing tighter export curbs against South Korea will undermine Japan's international credibility for using its industrial advantage as ...
19:48, 08/07/2019

Japan to remove South Korea from 'white list' of favored trade partners South Korea would be the first country to be removed from Japan's white list, which currently has 27 countries including Germany, Britain and the United States....
21:36, 08/01/2019

South Korea: Japan's export restrictions could have 'dire consequences' for global economy Japan's export restrictions to South Korea on key materials could have a major global impact on companies and consumers and may lead to dire consequences, a South Korean official said....
07:12, 07/17/2019

Japan announced export approval after South Korea 'embargo' claim - Seko Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday that Japan does not usually announce each time it grants approval for exports but did so this time after South Korea called Japan's recent restriction...
19:48, 08/07/2019

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-tech materials imported from Japan on to North Korea...
02:24, 07/12/2019

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation for wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the deadline for seeking third-country arbitration pas...
23:12, 07/17/2019

Japan's Nissan mulls pulling out of South Korea as trade tensions rise: FT Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products...
08:00, 09/06/2019

Japan Curbs Exports to South Korea, Hitting Global Chip Makers Japan tightened controls on exports to South Korea, hitting the supply chain for Korean-made technology products and heightening tensions between the two U.S. allies....
04:24, 07/01/2019

South Korea removes Japan from trusted trade list in retaliatory move South Korea announced Monday that it would be removing Japan from its top tier of preferred trading partners, a retaliatory move in an ongoing trade and diplomatic dispute....
14:48, 08/12/2019

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential office said on Thursday....
15:24, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced wartime labour threatened to disrupt global supplies o...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Analysts: U.S. approach to alliances ‘inadequate’ to restore South Korea, Japan ties The United States may not be in a position to mediate tensions between allies South Korea and Japan because of the views and policies of President Donald Trump, analysts said Thursday....
02:48, 09/13/2019

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
06:36, 08/23/2019

South Korea's Moon pledges action against Japan's 'unfair' trade step President Moon Jae-in vowed on Friday to take stern action against Japan's decision to strip South Korea of its fast track export status, calling it a reckless and unfair retaliatory action by Tokyo....
23:36, 08/01/2019

Japan's cabinet approves taking South Korea off favored trade list Japan said on Friday it would remove South Korea's fast-track export status, drawing the threat of a firm response from Seoul and further straining relations already stressed by a dispute over compens...
23:36, 08/01/2019

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.        ...
09:24, 08/22/2019

China to impose anti-dumping tax on stainless steel from the EU, Japan and South Korea China said on Monday it will impose anti-dumping duties on some stainless steel products imported from the European Union, Japan, South Korea and Indonesia....
00:24, 07/22/2019

Japan says no comment on International Court of Justice plan in South Korea dispute Japan's government is considering various steps to resolve the dispute with South Korea over wartime forced laborers, but will not comment on whether it would go to the International Court of Justice ...
23:12, 07/18/2019

Japan-South Korea gloom spurs worries of 'never seen before' chip price spike Memory chip spot prices have risen for the first time this year, indicating grim warnings of "never seen before" spikes and a supply disruption could come to pass as a dispute between South Korea and ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global...
00:12, 07/19/2019

South Korea deputy advisor Kim says Japan's export curbs violate international law South Korea's Deputy National Security Adviser Kim Hyun-chong said on Friday that Japan has violated the WTO's principle of free trade and international law by imposing unilateral export restrictions ...
00:12, 07/19/2019

South Korea urges dialogue with Japan in measured World War Two anniversary message On the anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, South Korea's president on Thursday urged Japan to contemplate its wartime past and offered to engage in talks to repair strained ties, while Jap...
00:48, 08/15/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute may be good news for memory chip prices If Japan takes away special trade privileges from South Korea, Samsung could be forced to look for alternative suppliers for its memory chips and that could give prices a boost, says Mark Newman from ...
18:36, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan again approved shipment of photoresists to South Korea -Yonhap News Japan has approved shipment of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, Yonhap News Agency reported late on Monday, citing industry and governmen...
16:24, 08/19/2019

Japan's curbs on high-tech materials exports to South Korea could backfire Japan's curbs on exports of high-tech materials to South Korea could backfire in the long run, eroding its dominance over a key link in the global chip supply chain, suppliers and experts say....
02:24, 08/30/2019

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
21:12, 07/20/2019

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human rights abuses during World War II....
19:00, 08/22/2019

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided Friday to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplomatic dispute between the two countries over trade policies an...
07:24, 08/02/2019

Japan navy officers attend maritime security ceremony in South Korea Officers of Japan's maritime self-defense forces took part in the opening ceremony of a combined maritime security exercise that includes the United States....
10:48, 04/30/2019

Japan to reject South Korea's request for meeting on export curbs: Kyodo Japan will reject South Korea's request to hold another working-level meeting on Tokyo's recent tightening of export controls, Kyodo News reported on Wednesday, citing government sources....
07:12, 07/17/2019

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies ...
06:12, 07/13/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed "grave concerns" about food shortages....
05:24, 05/15/2019

Kim Jong Un Receives 'Excellent' Letter From Trump, North Korea State Media Says President Trump sent North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a letter containing “excellent content,” Pyongyang’s state media said, a sign the two sides are open to diplomacy even though nuclear talks remain ...
04:24, 06/23/2019

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and North Korea, in his first trip to the region since taki...
04:12, 07/11/2019

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. T...
08:36, 05/26/2019

Japan says North Korea launched short-range ballistic missiles: Kyodo The two projectiles launched by North Korea early on Thursday were short-range ballistic missiles, a Kyodo report citing a Japanese government source said....
17:48, 07/24/2019

Trump not ‘personally bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...
06:12, 05/27/2019

North Korea building warheads to penetrate Japan defenses, Tokyo claims Japan’s defense chief boldly claimed Tuesday that North Korea appears to be developing advanced warheads that could penetrate the ballistic missile shield defending the island archipelago....
06:00, 08/28/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile launch is a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected the demonstration of a "new-type tactical guided weapon" on Thursday as a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint ...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Trump Says Open To Meeting Kim Jong Un At North-South Korea Border US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet for a historic handshake at the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, in what he said was a......
23:48, 06/28/2019

North Korea trumpets missile launches as 'solemn warning' to South State media says Kim Jong-un personally organised and guided test as part of quest for ‘nonstop super powerful weapon systems’North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, supervised the launch of “a new type of...
19:36, 07/25/2019

South Korea set to respond to North’s launch of short-range ‘projectiles’ South Korea is poised to respond to additional missile launches after North Korea fired several short-range “projectiles” into the sea off its eastern coast. The South Korean military issued a stateme...
16:12, 05/04/2019

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said Thursday....
17:36, 08/01/2019

North Korea detains Russian boat, including two South Koreans North Korea has detained the crew of a Russian fishing vessel, including two South Koreans, and South Korea is pressing for the release of its citizens from North Korean custody....
09:36, 07/24/2019

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles, South says Projectiles were launched from same coastal area as a similar launch a week ago, according to joint chiefs of staff in SeoulNorth Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: South Korean military North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles on Tuesday morning from South Pyongan province towards the east, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said....
16:48, 09/09/2019

Third round of short-range missiles fired by North Korea, says South Seoul news agency reports early-morning launches off eastern coast into the Sea of JapanNorth Korea has fired additional unidentified short-range projectiles, the South Korean news agency Yonhap has r...
19:36, 08/01/2019

North Korea’s Economy Is Suffering Its Worst Slump in Over 20 Years, South Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea suffered its worst economic contraction last year in more than two decades due to international sanctions and bad weather, South Korea’s central bank sai...
04:24, 07/26/2019

South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on North Korea border South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on Thursday it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas....
22:24, 06/26/2019

New North Korean Missile Comes With Angry Message to South Korea’s President The North said its leader, Kim Jong-un, arranged Thursday’s launch to punish the “double-dealing” of President Moon Jae-in. Analysts detected growing frustration as sanctions bite....
06:24, 07/26/2019

North Korea's Kim says missile test a warning to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean "warmongers" to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also ai...
22:24, 07/25/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defector 'moves to North Korea' State media reports arrival of Choe In-guk, son of ex-foreign minister who defected in 1986The son of the highest-profile South Korean to defect to North Korea has arrived in Pyongyang to settle perma...
03:00, 07/08/2019

North Korea says missile test was warning to South Korean ‘warmongers’ North Korea said the guided missiles were designed to avoid interception by South Korea's missile defenses, and came in response to Seoul's own weapons imports and military exercises with the United S...
18:12, 07/25/2019

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big sour...
06:24, 07/18/2019

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut ...
13:00, 08/22/2019

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to Tokyo's recent decision to downgrad...
06:50, 08/12/2019

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a worki...
19:12, 07/15/2019

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
23:48, 08/22/2019

South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their decades-old economic and security...
04:24, 07/24/2019

South Korea 'clearly' called for withdrawal of Japan's export curbs at meeting: Seoul official South Korean trade ministry officials "clearly" called on Japan to drop its export restrictions on the neighboring country at a bilateral meeting on Friday, a Seoul official told Reuters on Saturday, ...
06:12, 07/13/2019

South Korea demands Olympic officials ban Japan's 'Rising Sun' flag at 2020 games South Korea on Wednesday formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban Japan's "Rising Sun" flag from next year's Tokyo Olympics, comparing it to a Nazi swastika and deeming it an offensiv...
11:36, 09/11/2019

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harder as leaders in both countries appeal to their poli...
05:00, 07/12/2019

South Korea finance minister warns of direct countermeasures to Japan's export curbs South Korea has so far sought to settle the issue through the WTO, but "implementing corresponding measures against Japan cannot be ruled out," Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said on radio....
19:48, 07/03/2019

South Korea warns Japan of security pact risk, calls for 'cooling-off' in trade row South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence sharing pact, but wants a cooling off period with Tokyo, a senior South Korean official said ...
07:00, 08/03/2019

Japan-South Korea dispute is a sign that the world order is 'collapsing,' says trade expert The trade conflict between Japan and South Korea is a sign that the global order is "collapsing," according to Deborah Elms, executive director at the Asian Trade Centre....
20:24, 08/29/2019

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could remove South Korea from its ...
10:12, 08/01/2019

South Korea says Japan grants first high-tech approval since July export curbs South Korea's prime minister said on Thursday Japan has granted its first approval for the export of a high-tech material to South Korea since Tokyo imposed tighter curbs in July on three high-tech c...
19:48, 08/07/2019

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a S...
14:12, 05/31/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Ordered "Long-Range Strike" Drill: State Media North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a "long-range strike" drill, the state news agency reported Friday, a day after South Korea said the weapons fired were short-range missiles....
19:48, 05/09/2019

Japan supports U.S.-North Korea process, hopes latest talks lead to progress: Abe Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday Japan supported the United States and North Korea's "process" and wished for the latest talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to result in positive develo...
19:12, 06/30/2019

South Korea expresses 'strong concern' over North Korean missile launch South Korea expressed "strong concern" on Wednesday that North Korea's launch of two short-range ballistic missiles could harm efforts to build peace on the Korean Peninsula, the presidential Blue Hou...
12:12, 07/31/2019

Poll: More than half of South Koreans back Moon Jae In's North Korea policy More than half of South Korean adults positively evaluate the Moon Jae In government's policy of making peace with North Korea, a poll showed Wednesday....
01:00, 05/08/2019

North Korea fires two projectiles into sea off eastern coast: South Korean military North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Friday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement....
20:00, 08/15/2019

Trump to meet with South Korea leader after Pompeo pushes for talks with North President Trump will visit South Korea this weekend to meet with President Moon Jae-in after an exchange of letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un raised hopes for a revival of stalled nuclear t...
11:48, 06/24/2019

North Korea says no talks with South due to drills, Kim oversaw test of 'new weapon': KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected Saturday's test of a new weapon, state media KCNA said on Sunday, as a senior diplomat dismissed the possibility of inter-Korean talks in protest against Sout...
17:48, 08/10/2019

North Korea fires short-range missiles as US envoy visits the South South Korean President Moon Jae-in suggested that North Korea's missile launch could be a protest against the US after the failed Kim-Trump summit in February. But he urged the North to refrain from s...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
11:00, 05/23/2019

North Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles, South Korean report says Projectiles were fired early Wednesday, Yonhap news agency reported, citing South Korean military’s joint chiefs of staffNorth Korea fired multiple unidentified projectiles early on Wednesday local ti...
16:12, 07/30/2019

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's latest missile test....
20:48, 07/24/2019

South Korea releases two ships as oil transfers to North 'not deliberate' sanctions breach South Korea has released two ships it had seized on suspicion of transferring oil to North Korea as there was no deliberate breach of U.N. sanctions, Seoul's foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/02/2019

North Korean missile launch not a threat directed at U.S, South Korea: allies say The South Korean-U.S. military command said on Friday a North Korean missile launch the previous day was not a threat directed at South Korea or the United States and had "no impact on our defense pos...
22:24, 07/25/2019

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
05:12, 06/04/2019

North Korea says missile test was 'solemn warning to South Korean warmongers’ Pyongyang said the guided missiles were designed to avoid interception by South Korea’s missile defenses, and came in response to Seoul’s weapons imports and recent joint military exercises with the U...
00:48, 07/26/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range missiles into the sea: South Korean military A South Korean defense official, requesting anonymity citing department rules, said that the United States analyzed one of the missiles that flew longer than 430 kilometers....
20:24, 07/24/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles; South Korean Experts Blame Trump North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. Analysts say President Trump’s downplaying of the tests has encouraged the launches....
20:24, 08/15/2019

North Korea says new missile test was 'solemn warning' to South Korean 'warmongers' North Korea said Friday that the new missile test is a “solemn warning” to “South Korean military warmongers” over its weapons development and plans to hold joint military drills with the U.S....
10:36, 07/26/2019

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get more involved in the region, one expert says....
15:24, 08/22/2019

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security coope...
23:48, 07/31/2019

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at South Korea's trade ministry said....
05:48, 08/08/2019

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating dispute over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memo...
23:12, 07/18/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
03:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
15:12, 05/21/2019

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Pr...
01:12, 05/27/2019

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on ...
03:24, 05/31/2019

North Korea fires more projectiles, South Korean officials say, as Trump-Kim talks stall Wednesday's launches comes days after North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles in what Kim Jong Un's regime said was a “solemn warning” over planned U.S.-South Korea ...
05:24, 07/31/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy reported executed is alive: South Korea legislator A North Korean nuclear envoy who steered talks before a failed summit with the United States in February is alive, a South Korean legislator said on Tuesday, contradicting a South Korean news report t...
04:12, 07/16/2019

North Korea Launches 2 Projectiles, Snubbing South’s Call to Stop Weapons Tests North Korea fired two projectiles on Friday, its 6th missile test since late last month. The launch came a day after South Korea’s president urged a halt to weapons tests....
19:36, 08/15/2019

South Korean defense ministry says North Korea has tested a short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed to CNN by text message....
18:24, 05/03/2019

Weapons tests, stalled talks complicate South Korea's push for food aid to North Impoverished North Korea is suffering its worst drought in decades and food supplies are reportedly running low, but South Korea's push to provide aid is bogged down in the growing tension marked by m...
01:48, 05/16/2019

South Korea Apologizes After North Korean Fishing Boat Arrives at Port Undetected A North Korean fishing boat puttered around in South Korean waters for two without being intercepted. South Koreans are scandalized by the lapse in vigilance....
00:00, 06/20/2019

'Jilted bride': As South Korea marks peace summit, North stays aloof Along forest trails below a bare mountain peak that until last year was a vantage point for a North Korean guard post, a group of around 20 ordinary South Koreans took a rare hike on Saturday near the...
23:00, 04/28/2019

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as part of an arrangement brokered by the government ...
05:00, 07/22/2019

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
22:24, 08/14/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013 BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has arrived in North Korea for first visit since taking office in 2013....
20:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials to discuss North Korea, alliance U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Kor...
22:24, 07/23/2019

South Korean and Russian Crew Members Released Days After Their Boat Drifts to North Korea (SEOUL, South Korea) — Two South Koreans and 15 Russians returned to South Korea on Sunday, following 10 days of detention in North Korea after their fishing boat drifted into North Korean water...
22:12, 07/28/2019

South Korea's July exports slump for eighth month amid US-China trade dispute and Japan curbs South Korea's exports shrank 11.0% in July from a year earlier, trade ministry data showed on Thursday, largely in line with an 11.3% fall tipped in a Reuters poll....
23:48, 07/31/2019

North Korea State Media: Kim Jong Un Oversees Missile Firing Drills and Calls for ‘High Alert Posture’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range b...
08:00, 05/05/2019

North Korea fired 2 short-range ballistic missiles, the second launch in less than a week, the South Korean military says Reuters North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles Wednesday, days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the US to stop upcoming military drills. North K...
01:24, 07/31/2019

South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military says North Korea has fired “several” short-range missiles, increasing count from previous one ....
19:00, 05/03/2019

South Korea scrambled fighter jets after it detected a UFO near the North Korean border — it turned out to be a bunch of birds Reuters South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Monday after it detected an unidentified flying object near the border with North Korea. But it turns out the unidentified object was just a flock of bir...
19:36, 07/01/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White Hou...
14:48, 05/15/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea....
19:36, 06/19/2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week....
05:48, 06/17/2019

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food South Korea has vowed to move quickly on its plans to provide $8 million worth of humanitarian aid and is also considering sending food to North Korea, which says it’s suffering its worst drought in d...
00:48, 05/20/2019

North Korea says missile test was a warning to 'South Korean military warmongers' The North Korean statement was carried in state media and directed at “South Korean military warmongers.”        ...
05:00, 07/26/2019

Son of high-profile South Korean defectors 'permanently resettles in North Korea' The son of high-profile South Korean defectors has reportedly moved to North Korea, in a rare case of someone defecting to the impoverished dictatorship....
07:00, 07/08/2019

South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon says Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will meet Sunday at Korean Demilitarized Zone....
21:36, 06/29/2019

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in 'return to classic escalation tactics', says South North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles less than a week after its leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets, South Korea's military has announced....
05:36, 05/09/2019

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a mee...
03:12, 06/29/2019

North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea calls the U.S. seizure of a North Korean cargo ship an “unlawful robbery” and demands it be returned....
21:24, 05/13/2019

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties....
00:24, 06/30/2019

S. Korea: Japan treating us as an 'adversary' South Korea "strongly regrets" its removal from Japan's "white list" of favored trading partners and said that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is treating Seoul as an "adversary."...
06:48, 08/28/2019

South Korea’s Chaebol The story of South Korea’s transformation from economic minnow to one of the world’s largest exporters owes much to its sprawling, family-run conglomerates. Known as chaebol, these long-time pillars o...
09:36, 08/29/2019

Japan OKs 1st export to S. Korea under new trade curbs Japan has granted the first permit for South Korea-bound shipment of chemicals for use in high-tech materials under Tokyo’s new export requirement that has increased tensions with Seoul...
22:36, 08/07/2019

The Latest: Japan sees no immediate threat from N. Korea Japan’s Defense Ministry says North Korean missiles have not reached anywhere near the country’s coast and that Japan is not facing any security threat...
19:36, 05/03/2019

South Korea to buy SM-2 missiles from U.S. in $313.9M sale The State Department has approved South Korea's proposed $313.9 million purchase of 94 SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to supplement its existing inventory....
13:24, 05/20/2019

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their oppone...
20:36, 06/17/2019

South Korea reaches 260,000 5G users There are already 260,000 5G subscribers in South Korea, just a month after next generation mobile services went live in the country.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advan...
04:12, 05/03/2019

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded pilot of next-generation network applications. ...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
08:48, 06/11/2019

North Korea wants UN staff cut, but UN says they’re vital North Korea wants the number of U.N. international staff in the country reduced by the end of the year over what it claims is the politicization of aid by parties hostile to its government, but the U....
18:24, 09/05/2019

U.S.-North Korea Talks Won't Go Anywhere Without Compromises President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s Sunday meeting brought an agreement to begin new working-level talks, but for any progress both sides would need to demonstrate new flexibility, M...
15:00, 07/01/2019

North Korea Says It Won’t Surrender to U.S.-Led Sanctions (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday it won’t surrender to U.S.-led sanctions and accused Washington of trying to “bring us to our knees.” The statement is yet ano...
02:48, 06/26/2019

Trump thanks North Korea’s Kim for not standing him up at DMZ ​WASHINGTON – President Trump thanked North Korea’s Kim Jong Un for not standing him up ​and meeting him Sunday in the demilitarized zone. “And I want to thank Chairman Kim for something e...
07:24, 06/30/2019

Trump Says North Korea's Kim Wants to Meet President Trump suggested North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is open to meeting Sunday afternoon at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, though the details remained unclear....
21:24, 06/29/2019

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Xi Jinping's plane has landed in Pyongyang, kicking off a historic visit that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years....
20:00, 06/19/2019

U.N. trying to convince North Korea not to cut aid staff The United Nations said on Thursday it was trying to convince North Korea not to cut the number of international aid staff deployed by the world body to carry out "critical" food, nutrition and health...
18:01, 09/05/2019

China's Xi in North Korea: It's the economy Speaking at a banquet in his honor, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to North Korea by praising economic development. However, he also issued a warning over efforts to denuclearize th...
00:24, 06/21/2019

North Korea warns of a new ‘cold war’ North Korea continued to rail against South Korea's joint military exercises with the United States and its purchase of U.S. military hardware on Thursday, warning the moves would "trigger a new cold ...
05:48, 08/22/2019

North Korea launches two 'projectiles' into the sea The launch comes as United States and South Korea commence war games that the North condemns as a violation of peace efforts. A series of recent North Korean launches is complicating stalled denuclear...
22:36, 08/05/2019