From the terrorist attack in London; to the expired meat scandal in Brazil; to the salvage operation for South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry; this is the week in pictures. British Prime Minister Theresa May called the March 22 attack on...Show More Summary
The Instagram Stories stickers express is making stops in Japan (pictured above) and South Korea (pictured below). The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network introduced geotagged stickers for Stories earlier this month in New York and Jakarta, Indonesia, adding S?o Paulo earlier this week. Instagram said in a blog post: Today, we're rolling out a sticker...
Tokyo has lodged a formal protest over South Korea's decision to hold military drills at the Liancourt Rocks, called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea.
South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry was sailed away from its watery grave Friday, beginning its final journey nearly three years after it went down with the loss of more than 300 lives. A flotilla of powerful tugs towed the wreck, lying...Show More Summary
Beijing (AFP) – Chinese fans and state-run media heaped praise on coach Marcello Lippi on Friday after a stunning win over South Korea kept their World Cup qualifying campaign alive. “Thanks Lippi,” gushed state broadcaster CCTV, after China climbed off the bottom of Group A following Thursday’s 1-0 victory in Changsha. Show More Summary
Seoul (AFP) – South Korea’s top football official promised on Friday that coach Uli Stielike’s job was safe despite the national team’s shock 1-0 loss to China in World Cup qualifying. Chung Mong-Gyu, head of the Korea Football Association,...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has maintained readiness to conduct a new nuclear test at any time, a South Korean military official said on Friday.
The head of the International Ice Hockey Federation says he needs to know by the end of April whether NHL players will be allowed to play in the Olympics next year in South Korea
The dogs, including five puppies, were living Inside a dark, labyrinthine maze of barren metal cages. They had no access to daylight or fresh air. Above, HSI's Nara Kim with one of the puppies. Photo by Jean Chung/For HSI “When I first...Show More Summary
Doha (AFP) – Marcello Lippi’s China stunned South Korea 1-0 in a politically charged World Cup qualifier on Thursday to give themselves a glimmer of hope of reaching next year’s tournament in Russia. Yu Dabao stooped unmarked to head...Show More Summary
More than 300 people perished in the disaster, mostly high school students on a field trip. Investigators hope to better understand why the ship sank once the Sewol is raised and put in dry dock.
The "war" between China and South Korea is now over with the Chinese side emerging victorious in a 1-0 win, crucial for both national pride and for qualifying for the World Cup. [ more › ]
Changsha (China) (AFP) – Yu Dabao struck in the first half as Marcello Lippi’s China stunned South Korea 1-0 to keep their slim World Cup hopes alive on Thursday. The Beijing Guoan forward’s header ensured China’s first win of in the final qualifying group — and only their second victory over the Koreans in 32 attempts. Show More Summary
Recent tensions with Beijing mean that the only country South Korea likes less than China is North Korea.
Marcello Lippi earned his biggest victory since taking over as coach of China's national soccer team by leading his squad to a 1-0 victory over South Korea in a World Cup qualifier
U.S. and South Korean troops stormed mock North Korean chemical weapons labs as part of the ongoing military drills between Washington and Seoul.
The world's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers are clubbing together to secure more flexible supply contracts in a move that further shifts power to buyers rather than producers. Japan, China and South Korea are the world's biggest LNG importers…
General Motors began taking pre-orders in South Korea last week for the all-electric Bolt. In under two hours, the entirety of the first shipment was spoken for. By the end of that day, March 17, more than 2,000 additional orders had...Show More Summary
Just a day after North Korea conducted a failed missile test, South Korea has increased vigilance over Pyongyang suspecting more missile tests in the coming weeks, Seoul’s defense officials and experts said Thursday. Kim Jong Un’s regime has been ramping up its nuclear program and...