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N. Korea cancels arts delegation visit to South before Olympics

North Korea could be preparing a lavish display of its military strength on the eve of the Games.

Olympic flame stops in Seoul on journey to Pyeongchang

The outlook for next month's sporting extravaganza has brightened since North Korea confirmed its participation.

North Korea to attend Olympics in rival South

The first formal talk in more than two years was friendlier than past meetings. 
January 10, 2018 | 09:44 am GMT+7

UN chief Ban's nephew pleads guilty to US corruption charges tied to Hanoi skyscraper

Bahn admitted that he tried to arrange a bribe to secure the sale of Hanoi's Landmark 72 building complex.
January 06, 2018 | 10:27 pm GMT+7

S.Korean man arrested for murder of woman in Saigon

Police suspect that he was raping the woman and killed her when she resisted.
January 04, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

US warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks

South Korea on Tuesday offered talks with North Korea next week, amid a tense standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes.
January 03, 2018 | 09:22 am GMT+7

South Korea offers high-ranking government talks with North Korea on January 9

South Korea's Moon says better inter-Korean relations linked to resolving North Korea nuclear issue.
January 02, 2018 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

North Korea's Kim 'open to dialogue' with South Korea, will only use nukes if threatened

'When it comes to North-South relations, we should lower the military tensions on the Korean Peninsula to create a peaceful environment,' Kim said.
January 02, 2018 | 08:34 am GMT+7

N. Korea could send delegation to South for Winter Olympics: Kim

But no success of the Olympics could be guaranteed, Kim says.
January 01, 2018 | 09:55 am GMT+7

South Korea seizes another ship suspected of transferring oil to North Korea

The ship can carry 5,100 tons of oil and has a crew mostly from China and Myanmar.
December 31, 2017 | 05:24 pm GMT+7

North Korea likely to pursue talks, South says in rosy New Year forecast

'North Korea will seek negotiation with United States, while continuing to pursue its effort to be recognized as a de facto nuclear-possessing country.'
December 26, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7

Star's suicide highlights dark side of the K-pop dream

Kim's death is unusual for a K-pop musician at the height of his popularity, but it is the latest in a long list of showbiz suicides.
December 21, 2017 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Top K-pop star found dead in apparent suicide

Kim Jong-Hyun's death sent shockwaves through K-pop fans with social media flooded by messages of mourning.
December 18, 2017 | 10:25 pm GMT+7

S.Korea considers cryptocurrency tax as regulators grapple with 'speculative mania'

South Korea may tax capital gains on cryptocurrency trading.
December 13, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

US, S. Korea, Japan start missile-tracking drill

The two-day exercise -- the sixth since June last year -- kicked off in waters near the Korean peninsula and Japan.
December 11, 2017 | 11:42 am GMT+7