SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) – President Moon Jae-in’s Democratic Party could be headed for its biggest defeat in five years in mayoral elections on Wednesday (April 7)…View More President Moon facing tough election fight in South Korea's biggest cities
SEOUL (REUTERS) – A couple in South Korea accused of damaging artwork by American graffiti artist JonOne said they had mistakenly thought they were allowed…View More CCTV shows couple in Seoul daubing over US$500,000 graffiti artwork
SEOUL (REUTERS) – South Korea said on Thursday (April 1) it will issue so-called Covid-19 vaccine passports to immunised citizens, joining other nations introducing such…View More South Korea to issue blockchain-protected digital Covid-19 'vaccine passports'
SEOUL (BLOOMBERG) – South Korea’s defence minister signalled the country may strengthen its military cooperation with rival Japan as the two US allies work to…View More South Korea hints it may strengthen military ties with Japan
SEOUL (REUTERS) – Authorities in the South Korean capital of Seoul will scrap a controversial order for all foreign workers to be tested for coronavirus,…View More Seoul ends mandatory coronavirus testing for foreigners after outcry
SEOUL (REUTERS) – Authorities in the South Korean capital defended on Thursday (March 18) a decision to order coronavirus tests for all foreign workers on…View More Seoul defends mandatory coronavirus testing of foreign workers
SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – US President Joe Biden held talks online Friday (March 12) with his counterparts from Australia, India and Japan,…View More Seoul shouldn't hesitate joining the Quad initiative: Korea Herald editorial
SEOUL (THE KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) The government last week announced a plan to spend 5.9 trillion won (S$6.97 billion) on creating 1.04 million jobs…View More Misplaced focus for boosting employment: Korea Herald editorial
SEOUL, South Korea — A transgender woman who was expelled by the South Korean military last year after her gender-reassignment surgery has been found dead…View More Transgender Woman Expelled From South Korean Army Is Found Dead
SEOUL (REUTERS) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday (March 1) that the Tokyo Olympics could provide a chance to reopen talks between…View More South Korea's Moon says Olympics may be chance for North Korea, US talks
SEOUL, South Korea — The students and the survivor were divided by two generations and 7,000 miles, but they met on Zoom to discuss a…View More A Harvard Professor Called Wartime Sex Slaves ‘Prostitutes.’ One Pushed Back.
SEOUL (REUTERS) – South Korea’s fertility rate fell to the lowest in the world last year, data showed on Wednesday (Feb 24), as uncertainty over…View More South Korea's fertility rate falls to lowest in the world
SEOUL (AFP) – A North Korean defector wore a diving suit and fins during a daring six-hour swim around one of the world’s most fortified…View More North Korean defector undetected for hours after swimming to South
SEOUL (REUTERS) – Doctors in South Korea have threatened a protest strike against legislation to strip them of licences following criminal convictions, sparking fears about…View More Strike threat by South Korean doctors fans fears of Covid-19 vaccine roll-out disruption