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US, South Korea conduct naval exercise amid tensions

South Korea and the US conducted a joint naval exercise in the Sea of Japan on Monday amid tensions with North Korea carrying out its recent nuclear test and other military developments.

Samsung Elec to halt S.Korea Note 7 TV ads until new sales resume

Samsung Elec to halt S.Korea Note 7 TV ads until new sales resume

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has decided to halt television advertisements for the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea until the firm can resume new sales of the phone, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

International community united against North Korea: White House

International community united against North Korea: White House

The international community including China is united against North Korea which has conducted its fifth nuclear test, the White House has said, asserting that US President Barack Obama takes the threat seriously and is committed to protect Americans.

North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: UN

The death toll from severe flooding in a North Korean border region has risen to 133 with another 395 missing and tens of thousands left homeless, the UN said.

North Korea ready to conduct another n-test: Seoul

North Korea ready to conduct another n-test: Seoul

South Korea's military said on Monday that North Korea was ready to conduct another nuclear test following its fifth nuclear detonation.

North Korea confirms it has conducted fifth nuclear test

North Korea confirms it has conducted fifth nuclear test

North Korea announced on Friday it had conducted its fifth nuclear test, hours after seismic monitors detected a blast near the secretive country`s nuclear test site.

North Korea carries out `biggest ever` nuclear test: Seoul

North Korea carries out `biggest ever` nuclear test: Seoul

Pyongyang test-fired three missiles on Monday as world powers gathered for a G20 meeting in China

Samsung trips on quality control in rush to pip Apple

Samsung trips on quality control in rush to pip Apple

Seoul :In its rush to beat rival products to market, notably Apple`s new iPhone, Samsung Electronics has accelerated new phone launch cycles, but its haste is raising concerns that it fell short on quality testing.

Brain-inspired memory device for wearable electronics

Seoul: Researchers have developed a new memory device for wearable devices like smart watches or phones which is inspired by the neuron connections of the human brain.
 

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles off east coast

North Korea fires three ballistic missiles off east coast

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, South Korea`s Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement.

North Korea executes vice premier for education in latest purge, says South Korea

North Korea has executed its vice premier for education and rebuked two high-ranking officials, South Korea said on Wednesday, which, if true, would mark a new series of measures by leader Kim Jong Un to discipline top aides. 

North Korea executes two officials by anti-aircraft gun

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has had two senior bureaucrats executed by anti-aircraft gun, media reports said.

North Korea submarine missiles not ready until 2018: Experts

North Korea is making progress on a submarine-launched ballistic missile system but any deployment of the technology is years away, a US think tank said, as the UN Security Council promised action over Pyongyang's latest test.

UN council condemns North Korea missile launches, vows new measures

UN council condemns North Korea missile launches, vows new measures

The UN Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea for test-firing ballistic missiles and agreed to take "significant measures" in response the latest series of launches.

Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing to discuss North Korean missile test

The Foreign Ministers of Japan, South Korea and China began a trilateral summit in Tokyo on Wednesday to discuss the launch of a ballistic missile by a North Korean submarine hours earlier that fell into the sea, off the Japanese coast.

Seoul, Washington start war game despite Pyongyang's backlash

South Korean and US forces kicked off their joint annual war game on Monday despite strong a backlash from North Korea.

North Korea slams largest-ever South Korean artillery drill

North Korea slams largest-ever South Korean artillery drill

North Korea on Sunday slammed the largest-ever artillery drill conducted by the South Korean military as a grave provocation that was endangering regional peace.

South Korea expresses regret as Japan leaders pay tribute to wartime shrine

South Korea expressed deep regret and China`s state-run news agency called on Tokyo to repent its wartime past on Monday after dozens of Japanese lawmakers visited a shrine for war dead, which Seoul and Beijing see as a symbol of Tokyo`s wartime militarism, on the anniversary of Japan`s World War Two defeat.

Seoul blames North Korean government organization for email scams

Seoul blames North Korean government organization for email scams

Seoul prosecutors on Monday accused North Korea of hacking into the email accounts of dozens of South Korean government officials this year, the latest in the series of suspected cyber attacks by Pyongyang.

South Korea says North hacked online shopping site

South Korea said on Thursday it suspected North Korea of hacking a South Korean online shopping site and stealing personal records of more than 10 million shoppers in what appeared to be the latest case of a cyber attack by the isolated state.