S Korea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

Seoul, Jun 26 South Korea's dovish new President Moon Jae-In -- who backs engagement with the nuclear-armed North -- heads to Washington this week for talks with his hawkish US counterpart Donald...

Jun 26, 2017 11:08 AM | Newsscroll

SEZs keen on FTA rates, commerce ministry working on proposal

New Delhi, Jun 25 The commerce ministry is working on a proposal to allow special economic zone (SEZ) units to sell products outside these tax-free enclaves at concessional duty rates.An SEZ area is...

Jun 25, 2017 10:02 AM | Newsscroll

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Seoul, Jun 25 South Korea President Moon Jae-in said he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program.Moon made...

Jun 25, 2017 9:21 AM | Newsscroll

WTF? World Taekwondo Federation rebrands over acronym

Seoul, June 24 The World Taekwondo Federation has changed its name to World Taekwondo after becoming uncomfortable with the "negative connotations" of its acronym, WTF.The body has been named World...

Jun 24, 2017 6:19 PM | Newsscroll

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Seoul, Jun 24 South Korea President Moon Jae-in said today he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear...

Jun 24, 2017 5:21 PM | Newsscroll

Second N Korean soldier defects to S. Korea in a month

Seoul, Jun 24 A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month."A North...

Jun 24, 2017 12:21 PM | Newsscroll

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Seoul, Jun 23 North Korea today called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.The North's...

Jun 24, 2017 2:31 AM | Newsscroll

South Korea conducts missile test with warning to North Korea

Seoul [South Korea], June 23 : South Korea on Friday conducted a missile test aimed at sending warning to North Korea's repeated provocations. The indigenous missile known as Hyunmoo-2...

Jun 23, 2017 12:13 AM | Newsscroll

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Seoul, Jun 23 North Korea today called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.The North's...

Jun 23, 2017 7:59 PM | Newsscroll

Ship assns in India plan roadshows across the globe for a year

Mumbai, Jun 23 India's leading shipping associations have jointly planned a series of roadshows across the globe for a year, to interact with owners of foreign ships and their representatives...

Jun 23, 2017 7:18 PM | Newsscroll