Why wait for North Korea to nuke Seoul? Sammy's gear will take care of the job at this rate Samsung's bad month gets worse as the South Korean electronics giant warns that some of its washing machines may halt and catch fire.…
South Korea's military said Thursday that a North Korean soldier had crossed the border between the rivals to defect. South Korea's Joint Chief of Staff said military officials were investigating the North Korean solider, who defected across the central-east portion of the military demarcation line, which is inside the 2....
South Korea said officials were debriefing the soldier to determine his motive for leaving the North.
SEOUL (Reuters) - As the United States and other nations grasp for new ways to sanction Pyongyang in response to its latest nuclear test, some North Korean defectors see investment in its rudimentary market economy as a way to foment gradual change from within.
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - The case of Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development, a Chinese firm suspected of supporting North Korea's nuclear development program, is getting more complicated. It not only brought...Show More Summary
While much in the international news today is dominated by the utter barbarity and heinousness in how the Islamic State tortures and executes its victims, a look back in history shows that it's possible the jihadis have taken pages from the torturous playbook of the authoritarian North Korean government.
The Obama administration says it's negotiating at the U.N. Security Council to address a provision in U.N. sanctions that allows China to import coal and iron ore from North Korea. … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The coordinator for U.S. sanctions policy indicated on Wednesday that more Chinese firms were under U.S. investigation for suspected breaches of sanctions on North Korea and Chinese banks and firms should understand that dealing with North Korea was "risky."
LG's other, non-modular flagship, the LG V20, will start shipping in South Korea this week, the company has announced. The launch in "key countries" in North America, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East will commence "over the course...Show More Summary
V20 hitting North America, Latin America, Middle East, and other parts of Asia over 'next several weeks.' Sales of LG's big-screened, Nougat-powered V20 begin this week — at least in the company's home market of South Korea. In a press...Show More Summary
By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday -The clash between China and the U.S. is escalating as the U.S. decided to impose direct sanctions on a Chinese company in connection with North Korea's nuclear and missile programs on Monday. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to speed up deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system to South Korea given the pace of North Korea's missile tests, and it will be stationed there "as soon as possible," a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said during Monday's debate that "China should go into North Korea."
The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia says the U.S. intends to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea "as soon as possible" to counter the threat from North … Click to Continue »
A new report released last week by the British-based human rights advocacy organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide has revealed more horrific details on how the authoritarian North Korean regime tortures, mutilates and kills Christians.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, Japan and South Korea have been working to cut off North Korean revenue streams from coal and overseas workers and are considering further joint action after Pyongyang's latest nuclear test, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday.
ILLICIT CASH FUNDING NORTH KOREAN NUKES: The US government has charged a Chinese company with helping finance North Korea’s nuclear weapons program. Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Developmental Company Limited (DHID), as well as its chairwoman...Show More Summary
Monday’s first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was dominated by foreign and national security policy. The candidates clashed on wide-ranging issues from NATO to North Korea, and Russia to Iraq. The debate...Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Washington sends a clear signal to the DPRK. The United States Navy is conducting exercises with the South Korean Navy as part of a continuing effort to deter North Korea. As part of the combined exercise, the U.S. Show More Summary
The first presidential debate had many globetrotting moments: the battle against the Islamic State, support for the NATO alliance, North Korea's nuclear program and the deal to limit the one in Iran. One locale was conspicuously absent: the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, where rebel-held zones face a renewed onslaught by Syrian and Russian forces […]