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S.Korea discovers more Korean War remains in DMZ

Seoul, Oct 28 | South Korea has found more than two dozen bone fragments presumed to be from troops killed in the 1950-53 Korean...

S.Korea, Philippines ink free trade deal

Seoul, Oct 26 | South Korea has inked a free trade agreement with the Philippines in a move expected to bolster ties with the...

S.Korea to begin ‘living with Covid-19’ scheme in Nov

Seoul, Oct 25 | South Korea will gradually phase out coronavirus restrictions starting next month to embrace a new scheme of returning to normal...

Over 80,000 dating violence cases reported in S.Korea in past 5...

Seoul, Oct 25 | More than 80,000 cases of dating violence were reported in the past five years in South Korea, with more than...

S.Korea ranks 4th in relative poverty among OECD nation

Seoul, Oct 25 | South Korea ranks fourth in relative poverty among major economies in the world, data showed on Monday, in a sign...

S.Korea fails to launch 1st homegrown rocket (Ld)

Seoul, Oct 21 | South Korea on Thursday failed to put a dummy satellite into orbit with its first homegrown rocket, dealing a setback...

Number of employees in S.Korea’s food service segment rebounds

Seoul, Oct 19 | The number of employees in the South Korean food service segment rebounded in April from a year earlier as the...

S.Korea eases rules on private gatherings

Seoul, Oct 18 | South Korea on Monday eased restrictions on private gatherings ahead of preparations for a gradual shift to the "living with...

‘N.Korea may be considering engaging with S.Korea, rest of the world’

Seoul, Oct 16 | North Korea may be considering engaging with South Korea and the rest of the world, former US Deputy Secretary of...

S.Korea monitoring withdrawal of embassies in Pyongyang

Seoul, Oct 14 | The South Korean Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it is closely monitoring the withdrawal of foreign diplomats in North Korea...

42-yr jail term upheld for mastermind of S.Korea sex abuse ring

Seoul, Oct 14 | South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday approved a 42-year prison sentence for Cho Ju-bin, the mastermind of a notorious online...

S.Korea at last gateway to return to normal: Prez

Seoul, Oct 12 | South Korea is about to enter the "last gateway" to a return to normal following the Covid-19 pandemic, President Moon...

Blinken underscores importance of cooperation between NATO, S.Korea

Seoul/Washington, Oct 5 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has highlighted the importance of cooperation between the NATO and key US allies such...

S.Korea to extend toughened social distancing rules

Seoul, Oct 1 | South Korea will maintain toughened social distancing rules across the nation for two more weeks, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum announced...

S.Korea to begin last parliamentary audit under Moon Jae-in

Seoul, Oct 1 | The South Korean National Assembly will launch its annual three-week audit of the government and state agencies on Friday, the...

S.Korea launches new homegrown submarine

Seoul, Sep 28 | South Korea on Tuesday launched a new 3,000-ton-class homegrown submarine capable of firing ballistic missiles, the third of its kind...

6 US soldiers in S.Korea test Covid positive

Seoul, Sep 13 | Six more American soldiers and three associated members in South Korea tested positive for Covid-19, the US Forces Korea (USFK)...

S.Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

Seoul, Sep 7 | South Korea has successfully test-fired a homegrown submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), a military source announced on Tuesday.The military source said...

S.Korea’s 5G speeds up, coverage grows in 2021

Seoul, Aug 31 | The speed and coverage of 5G networks in South Korea improved this year as the country races to lay out...

S.Korea reports 1,540 ‘breakthrough’ Covid cases

Seoul, Aug 10 | South Korea confirmed a total of 1,540 "breakthrough" Covid-19 infections, which refer to people who test positive for the virus...

S.Korea, US begin drill ahead of military exercise

Seoul, Aug 10 | The combined forces of South Korea and the US on Tuesday began the four-day preliminary drill ahead of next week's...

S.Korea, US agree on efforts for Pyongyang engagement

Seoul, Aug 6 | During a phone call on Friday, South Korean Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken agreed...

S.Korea to extend toughest social-distancing rules

Seoul, Aug 6 | South Korea on Friday announced its decision to extend the toughest social-distancing rules in the capital area for two more...

S.Korea to extend toughest social-distancing rules in capital area

Seoul, July 23 | South Korean health authorities on Friday announced a decision to extend the toughest social-distancing rules in the capital area for...

US Deputy Secretary of State to visit S.Korea next week

Seoul, July 16 | The South Korean Foreign Ministry on Friday announced that US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will arrive in Seoul...

S.Korea reports 252 Covid infections in fully vaccinated people

Seoul, July 13 | South Korea has reported a total of 252 "breakthrough" Covid-19 cases, which refer to people who were infected with virus...

S.Korea protests against Japan’s renewed claims to disputed islets

Seoul, July 13 | South Korea on Tuesday protested against Japan's renewed territorial claims to the disputed islets lying halfway between the two countries,...

Israel, S.Korea make Covid vax swap deal

Tel Aviv, July 6 | Israel said on Tuesday that it was sending about 700,000 doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to South Korea...

Online shopping in S.Korea hits record high

Seoul, July 6 | South Korea's online shopping rate hit a new record high in May as people still refrained from stepping out amid...

11 more US soldiers in S.Korea test Covid positive

Seoul, June 28 | Eleven more US soldiers and two American civilians have tested positive for Covid-19 upon their arrival in South Korea, authorities...

S.Korea reports 261 more cases of Covid variants

Seoul, June 22 | South Korea reported 261 more cases of Covid-19 variants in the past week, bringing the total number of such infections...

S.Korea to apply new social-distancing guidelines in July

Seoul, June 20 | South Korea's Health Ministry said on Sunday that it will apply new four-tier social-distancing guidelines next month from the current...

S.Korea to extend tight quarantine measures

Seoul, June 11 | South Korea on Friday decided to extend its tight quarantine measures for three more weeks amid the continued Covid-19 pandemic,...

12 more US soldiers in S.Korea test Covid positive

Seoul, June 10 | Twelve more American soldiers in South Korea have tested positive for Covid-19, the US Forces Korea (USFK) said on Thursday.Eleven...

S.Korea’s Q1 economic growth faster than expected at 1.7%

Seoul, June 9 | South Korea's economy grew slightly faster than expected in the first quarter, thanks to a robust recovery of exports and...

S.Korea reports 677 more Covid cases, 141,476 in total

Seoul, June 2 | South Korea reported 677 more cases of Covid-19 as of midnight Tuesday compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total...

S.Korea’s export volume posts double-digit growth in April

Seoul, May 26 | South Korea's export volume posted a double-digit growth last month due to a recovery in global demand, central bank data...

S.Korea: People administered first dose can go maskless outdoors from July

Seoul, May 26 | South Korea on Wednesday said that people who have got their first dose of Covid vaccine will no longer be...

Business

Xiaomi-led Chinese brands capture 74% of India’s smartphone market

New Delhi, Oct 28 | Led by Xiaomi, Chinese brands captured 74 per cent share in the Indian smartphone market in the third quarter...