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Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Sung Kim's visit to Seoul comes amid declining expectations for a quick resumption of talks and new tensions over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

23 August 2021

South Korea PM Apologises For Virus Surge Among Soldiers

As per the The Defense Ministry, 247 of the destroyer's 301 crew members have been infected


South Korea Records Biggest Jump In Covid Cases Since Start Of Pandemic

South Korea logged in 1,275 new cases in the biggest jump in Covid-19 cases the country has reported since last year.


Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.

29 July 2021

South Korean Govt Establishes Facility For North Korean Defectors To Socialise With Locals

Unification is a cherished part of the political rhetoric of both Koreas, but the difficulties of creating a single Korea comprised of the fantastically rich and successful South and the poor, authoritarian North make the...


Kim Jong Un Wants To Strengthen North Korea's Ties With China Amid Pandemic

After claiming for months that it had entirely eradicated the coronavirus, North Korea came dangerously close to conceding on Wednesday, June 30, that its anti-virus campaign had been less than ideal.

01 July 2021

North And South Korea Agree To Improve Ties, Open Communication Channels

While the resumption of communication could help ease tensions across the world's most heavily fortified border, it's only a small first step and Pyongyang is unlikely to revive vigorous cooperation programs with Seoul

27 July 2021

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COVID-19 Hit Asian Champions League's Eastern Zone Groups Ready For Kickoff

Play in the eastern zone gets underway with Pohang Steelers taking on Ratchaburi FC of Thailand on Tuesday

21 June 2021

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19 June 2021
Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Kim Jong Un ‘Solemnly Swears’ To Steer North Korea Through Economic Troubles

Kim Jong Un summoned the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee to discuss efforts to salvage a dismal economy


16 June 2021
Is Kim Jong Un Healthy? The North Korean Leader’s Thinner Physique Triggers Speculations

Is Kim Jong Un Healthy? The North Korean Leader’s Thinner Physique Triggers Speculations

Kim's health matters in Seoul, Washington and other world capitals because he hasn't publicly anointed a successor who would control an advancing nuclear...


08 June 2021
Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Kim Jong Un Presents Economic Plans To Stabilize Post-Covid N Korean Economy

Kim could use the upcoming Central Committee meeting to address the stalled nuclear diplomacy, said experts


29 April 2021
South Korea Inoculates Olympic Athletes Ahead Of Tokyo Games

South Korea Inoculates Olympic Athletes Ahead Of Tokyo Games

The first group of about 100 people received the first doses at a state-run hospital in Seoul as the country prioritized vaccination program for its Olympic...


06 April 2021
North Korea Says It Won't Participate In Tokyo Olympics Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

North Korea Says It Won't Participate In Tokyo Olympics Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

Japanese Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa told reporters she was still confirming details and couldn't immediately comment on the matter


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23 March 2021
Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance

Xi Jinping, Kim Jong Un Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance

According to KCNA and China's Xinhua news agency, Xi in his own message to Kim described bilateral relations as a 'valuable asset' to both countries and vowed...


08 February 2021
South Korea Announces Free-Of-Cost Covid-19 Tests For Domesticated Dogs, Cats In Seoul

South Korea Announces Free-Of-Cost Covid-19 Tests For Domesticated Dogs, Cats In Seoul

The move comes just days after a cat in the south-eastern city of Jinju became the country's first animal confirmed to have Covid-19.


08 January 2021
South Korean Court Orders Japan To Compensate Wartime Sex Slaves

South Korean Court Orders Japan To Compensate Wartime Sex Slaves

Japan immediately protested the ruling, maintaining that all wartime compensation issues were resolved under a 1965 treaty that normalized their ties.


28 December 2020
Mired In Crises, North Korea's Kim Jong Un To Open Big Party Meeting

Mired In Crises, North Korea's Kim Jong Un To Open Big Party Meeting

While few question Kim's grip on power, there is still room for things to get worse, especially if the world fails to find a quick way out of the Covid-19...


22 December 2020
South Korea To Curb Social Gatherings Nationwide Till Jan 3; Major Tourist Spots Shut

South Korea To Curb Social Gatherings Nationwide Till Jan 3; Major Tourist Spots Shut

The new restrictions are the most serious step the government has taken so far to reinstate social distancing after months of complacency.


10 October 2020
Five Best Korean Dramas You Can Binge Watch This Weekend

Five Best Korean Dramas You Can Binge Watch This Weekend

If you haven't been cognized with the dreamy K-drama world yet, then you are missing out on some epic series. Here are 5 best K-Dramas to keep you hooked to...


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28 February 2020
Coronavirus Fears Cause Global Turmoil, Markets On Course For Worst Week In Over Decade

Coronavirus Fears Cause Global Turmoil, Markets On Course For Worst Week In Over Decade

US President Donald Trump blamed the market plunge on the media coverage of the coronavirus and worries about Democrats winning the White House race.


04 February 2020
Acting Like Ronaldo: South Korea Gets New Phrase, But Court Orders Compensation For Juventus Star's No-Show

Acting Like Ronaldo: South Korea Gets New Phrase, But Court Orders Compensation For Juventus Star's No-Show

Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench throughout Juventus' 3-3 draw with a K-League all-stars team at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in July, despite rounds of appeals...


25 August 2019
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Oversaw Test Of 'Super-large Multiple Rocket Launcher': KCNA

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Oversaw Test Of 'Super-large Multiple Rocket Launcher': KCNA

Kim said the "newly developed" system was a "great weapon," and expressed "high appreciation" for the scientists who had designed and built it, the country's...


17 August 2019
North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Supervises 'New Weapon' Launch Test Again: State Media

North Korea's Leader Kim Jong Un Supervises 'New Weapon' Launch Test Again: State Media

Defence officials in Seoul said Pyongyang fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles Friday, that flew some 230 kilometres (140 miles) before...


19 July 2019
78-Year-Old Man Sets Himself On Fire Outside Japanese Embassy In Seoul, Dies

78-Year-Old Man Sets Himself On Fire Outside Japanese Embassy In Seoul, Dies

The man, identified only by the surname Kim, drove his car onto the sidewalk in front of the entrance of the embassy building, and ignited a fire inside his...


30 June 2019
Donald Trump Shakes Hands With Kim Jong Un In Demilitarized Zone, Walks Into North Korea

Donald Trump Shakes Hands With Kim Jong Un In Demilitarized Zone, Walks Into North Korea

In a historic moment, Trump walked across the concrete blocks dividing North and South Korean territory in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula.


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