- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 18 1:48 AM
Japan beat South Korea 56-30 in the inaugural Asia Rugby Championship at Incheon on Saturday but their bonus-point win failed to impress coach Eddie Jones who criticised his team's "rubbish" performance. Hayden Hopgood contributed two tries while six of his team mates supplied one each as Japan ran in five more tries than the hosts' three, including two from Jang Seong Min, at the Namdong Asiad...
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsApr 16 5:59 AM
Amid public rancor and mistrust in South Korea, President Park Geun-hye promised Thursday to raise a sunken ferry from the ocean floor that capsized a year ago with the loss of 304 lives. President Park made the promise after visiting a memorial site for the nation’s worst peacetime civil tragedy. The sinking of the Sewol ferry highlighted poor public safety and security measures in Korea, a ...
- CNNApr 17 6:23 AM
Here's some background information about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), also called North Korea. It borders China, Russia and South Korea.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 17 12:54 PM
A North Korean propaganda unit said the U.S. ambassador to South Korea could face a "bigger mishap" than the knife attack to his face last month if he does not stop insulting North Korea with "laughable" accusations. U.S. envoy Mark Lippert said in a speech on Wednesday that if North Korea improves its human rights record and takes steps to end its nuclear program, it will be rewarded with ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 16 13:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — China should not be concerned if the U.S. deploys an advanced missile defense system in South Korea to counter the threat from a nuclear North Korea, a U.S. military commander said Thursday.
- ETF Trends via Yahoo! FinanceApr 16 9:00 AM
With Asian bourses from Hong Kong to Shanghai to Manila surging, South Korean stocks, among the emerging world’s least volatile, are getting in on the act. Year-to-date, the iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ...
- CNBC via Yahoo! FinanceApr 16 20:35 PM
South Korean companies feel the pain from the wave of low-cost competition out of China, said Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan, acknowledging that business leaders have their work cut out.
- CNBCApr 17 2:01 AM
Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC Exclusive interview with South Korea Minister of Strategy & Finance, Choi Kyung-hwan, conducted in Washington D.C.
- Bloomberg via Yahoo! FinanceApr 14 20:20 PM
North Korea marks the birthday of its founder Kim Il Sung, worshiped at home as a virtual deity for laying the foundation for a five-decade-old dictatorship capable of threatening superpowers such as the U.S. For Kim Young Hwan, a one-time pro-unification activist from South Korea who once revered the Great Leader, Kim became a tyrant who betrayed the country’s socialist dream. A fugitive when ...
- UPIApr 16 19:17 PM
Elizabeth Shim MOSCOW, April 16 (UPI) -- Russia and North Korea have agreed to build the first bridge for cars over a mutually shared border in the northeastern corner of North Korea.
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