- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 23 19:34 PM
South Korea and the United States on Friday wrapped up annual joint military exercises that always raise tensions with North Korea, which views them as provocative rehearsals for invasion. Pyongyang conducted a series of short-range missile launches into the sea to register their displeasure with the joint drills, which began simultaneously on March 2. Both drills play out scenarios for a ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 25 4:40 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans marched in Seoul for the second straight day Saturday to protest government labor policies and the handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsApr 25 2:11 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. It will also be one more major headache for a government already reeling from accusations that its incompetence and corruption were partly responsible for the 304 people killed when the ship sank a year ago.
- UPIApr 24 8:51 AM
Elizabeth Shim SEOUL, April 24 (UPI) -- North Korea's state-controlled media said Friday that unless South Korea provides the right kind of atmosphere, Seoul should not "even dream about talks."
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsApr 22 7:54 AM
South Korea and the United States agreed a new nuclear cooperation pact Wednesday that stopped short of granting Seoul the permission it had sought to start reprocessing spent nuclear fuel. The main sticking point had been South Korea's desire to develop uranium enrichment and reprocessing capabilities in order to address concerns about energy security and the management of spent nuclear reactor...
- CNNApr 23 11:57 AM
Seoul says it has proof that North Korea hacked its banks and nuclear operator. FULL STORY
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceApr 24 9:52 AM
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "South Korea Medical Tourist Arrivals and Spending Forecast To 2020" report to their offering.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsApr 22 2:27 AM
By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States reached a deal on Wednesday to revise a 40-year-old civil nuclear pact that gives the Asian country limited freedom to produce fuel for power generation but continues to curb its ability to reprocess spent fuel. The deal paves the way for South Korea to enrich uranium to produce non-weapons grade nuclear fuel under guidelines to be...
- Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! NewsApr 23 5:28 AM
US officials have warned over the past year about the North’s progress in “miniaturizing” its nuclear arsenal to fit atop a missile, as well as its gains in three separate long-range rocket programs. “Some eight, nine, or 10 years ago, they had the bomb but not much of a nuclear arsenal,” the Journal quoted Hecker as saying.
- UPIApr 24 7:03 AM
Elizabeth Shim SEOUL, April 24 (UPI) -- A Kenyan cow herder heading to a conference in Pyeongchang, South Korea, said he was detained in Pyongyang, North Korea, after booking a wrong flight.
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