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Former Vietnamese flight attendant pays $53,000 to avoid jail term over illegal cash transport

A Ho Chi Minh City court has accepted the defendant's request to pay a fine instead of spending five years in jail.

Return of Chinese tour scam puts northern Vietnamese province on alert

A sudden jump in the number of Chinese visitors signals the comeback of the shady business in Quang Ninh.

S.Korea prosecutors to seek arrest of ex-president Park

Park is accused of multiple offenses including bribery, leaking government information, and abuse of power in the scandal.
March 27, 2017 | 10:01 am GMT+7

South Korea becomes Vietnam’s biggest foreign investor in Q1

Samsung Display Vietnam has been licensed to pour an extra $2.5 billion into Bac Ninh Province.
March 24, 2017 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

South Korea tests raising of sunken ferry, three years after disaster

First step in an attempt to bring final closure to the country's worst-ever maritime tragedy.
March 22, 2017 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

S.Korea's Park apologizes, promises cooperation in graft probe

She has been accused of colluding with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations that backed her policy initiatives.
March 21, 2017 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seeks South Korean support in troubled waters

South Korea is willing to promote ties with Vietnam despite instability over the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
March 21, 2017 | 08:26 am GMT+7

South Koreans prepare to raise sunken ferry, three years after disaster

'The main reason is to find the nine missing bodies,' said an official, referring to the $75 mln salvage plan.
March 19, 2017 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Australian ban on Vietnamese shrimp could drown exporters - trade official

Hanoi has called on the Australian government to reconsider the ban.
March 16, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Ousted S.Korea leader Park willing to cooperate with prosecutors - Yonhap

Prosecutors to notify Park of summons date on Wednesday.
March 15, 2017 | 09:37 am GMT+7

S.Korea's Park criticized over defiance, faces calls for investigation

Park expressed regret at not being able to complete her term, according to her spokesman.
March 13, 2017 | 12:27 pm GMT+7

South Korea court removes President Park from office over scandal

South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Friday, removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has ...
March 10, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7

South Korea says to act against China's discrimination against South Korean firms

Concerns over China's discrimination actions against South Korean firms arise.
March 05, 2017 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Samsung heir indicted for bribery, embezzlement - prosecutors

Samsung's vice chairman Lee Jae-Yong Lee has also been accused of bribing a confidante of S.Korea's president to secure policy favors.
February 28, 2017 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

South Korea raises scrutiny on frozen Vietnamese shrimp

Other key export markets have taken similar measures, raising simmering concerns about food safety.
February 16, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7