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Demand grows in S.Korea for embattled president's impeachment: poll

2016-12-08

​Demand grew in South Korea for the impeachment of embattled President Park Geun-hye ahead of vote on it in parliament, a local poll showed on Thursday.

S.Korea's main opposition lawmakers to resign unless presidential impeachment passed

2016-12-08

​All members of South Korea's biggest opposition party will resign their parliamentary seats unless the bill to impeach President Park Geun-hye is passed through the National Assembly, the party's whip said Thursday.

Chiefs of S.Korean conglomerates attend parliamentary hearing for presidential scandal

2016-12-06

Chiefs of South Korea's major conglomerates on Tuesday attended a parliamentary hearing for a scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her longtime confidante.

Turmoil in east Asia: sensitive moment for region unsettled by Trump

2016-11-24

With Japan distracted by worries over security and South Korea in political turmoil, DPRK’s missile development programmes advance unchecked

S.Korean students take all-important annual college entrance exam

2016-11-17

​South Korean students on Thursday took an annual college entrance exam, the all-important test in the education-obsessed country, with government measures taken to control traffic and reschedule the morning rush hour. ​South Korean students on Thursday took an annual college entrance exam, the all-important test in the education-obsessed country, with government measures taken to control traffic and reschedule the morning rush hour.

S. Korea to keep sanctions-oriented DPRKpolicy after Trump takes office

2016-11-14

​South Korea's unification ministry said Monday that it will maintain its current DPRK policy focused on pressure and sanctions even after the Donald Trump administration takes office next year.

Former aide testifies that S. Korean president instructs document leakage to confidante

2016-11-08

A former close aide to South Korean President Park Geun-hye has testified to prosecutors that he leaked confidential documents to Park's long-time confidante Choi Soon-sil under the president's instructions, local media outlets reported on Tuesday.

DPRK calls South's government deformed and stupid amid snowballing scandal

2016-11-02

​DPRK is joyfully jumping into a bizarre political scandal rocking Seoul, calling it the inevitable result of a corrupt regime and saying the administration of South Korean President Park Geun-hye is “the most deformed, abnormal and stupid in contemporary society.”

S.Korean president reshuffles cabinet amid controversial scandal

2016-11-02

​South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday reshuffled the cabinet, naming new prime minister, deputy minister for economic affairs and public safety minister amid a controversial scandal surrounding her longtime confidante, Park's office said.

S. Korean opposition party voices against intelligence sharing with Japan

2016-10-28

South Korean main opposition Minjoo Party on Friday expressed its strong objection to the resumption of talks with Japan to share military intelligence on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).