South Korea

Kim Jong Un says North Korea won’t use nuclear weapons first

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his…

 

Condemnation, doubt greet North Korea’s H-bomb announcement

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's declaration that it had tested a…

 

Japan’s new history rising

I moved to Japan for the first time in 1991, the year…

 

Tensions rise in Korea as shells fired over DMZ

PYONGYANG, North Korea — South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at…

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon wants same-sex marriage in Korea as first in Asia

A gay pride parade in Seoul, South Korea, last summer was blocked…

South Korea wins short track Olympic 3,000 relay

South Korea won the women’s Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China…

South Korea ready for more cyberattacks; banks recover

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday it was preparing…

Three new free trade agreements plant seeds for nation’s future

After four years of delay, Congress has ratified free trade agreements with…

South Korea embarrassed by outdated law

DIM BULB: South Korean officials said they were embarrassed by a 60-year-old…

North, South Korea exchange fire; 2 marines killed

North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire Tuesday after the North shelled…