SOUTHKOREA

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

Published 17/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans [more…]

K-pop label faces fan, investor fury after firing dating artists

K-pop label faces fan, investor fury after firing dating artists

Published 14/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean record label’s move to dump two K-pop artists who had declared their romantic relationship has sparked a major fan [more…]

South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

Published 08/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean man, 61, was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and is being treated at a [more…]

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

South Koreans arrive in North amid stalled denuclearization talks

Published 05/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean envoys held talks in North Korea on Wednesday to finalize details on a third North-South summit to be held this [more…]

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

South Korea’s diehard Trump supporters hail ‘guardian of liberty’

Published 06/08/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - Every time an image of U.S. President Donald Trump appears on TV in South Korea, 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran Chung Seung-jin solemnly [more…]

Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

Trump nominates Pacific commander Harris as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

Published 18/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command, as U.S. ambassador to South Korea [more…]

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 to discuss steps needed to uphold [more…]

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will invite South Korean reporters from one news agency and from one television broadcaster to observe the dismantling of a [more…]

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air daughter

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air daughter

Published 04/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for the youngest daughter of Korean Air Lines’ chairman on suspicion of assault during [more…]

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

South Korean trust in North jumps after feel-good summit

Published 30/04/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean trust in North Korea has surged since last week’s feel-good summit at which their leaders declared an end to hostilities [more…]