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North Korea fires four short-range `projectiles`

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:14

North Korea fired four short-range projectiles towards the sea Wednesday in the latest of a series of missile, rocket and artillery tests, the South`s defence ministry said.

Student survivors testify in Korea ferry trial

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 12:32

Student survivors of South Korea`s ferry disaster, testifying for the first time on Monday in the murder trial of the captain and crew, recalled being repeatedly told to stay put as the ship was sinking.

North Korea fires short-range missile into sea: Yonhap

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:14

North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea on Saturday, the 15th time it has launched rockets this year, the South`s Yonhap news agency reported.

One killed in South Korea train collision

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:37

Two passenger trains collided head on Tuesday afternoon in the eastern region of South Korea killing one passenger, media reported.

Seoul plans to flag down Uber taxi app

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 13:41

South Korea`s capital Seoul said Monday it planned to ban the smartphone car-hailing service Uber, saying it raised passenger safety issues and threatened the livelihood of licensed taxi drivers.

South Korea, US begin joint naval exercises amid tensions

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 21:43

South Korea and the US Wednesday began joint naval exercises in an atmosphere of renewed tension after recent North Korean missile tests.

South Korea quietly intervenes on the won to bolster economy

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 05:36

33. Korea`s foreign exchange authorities have been engaged in a quiet war in recent months to hold down the won, throwing more firepower at it than for years in a bid to support exports and help keep the economy on its fragile recovery track.

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into sea

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:45

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, Yonhap news agency quoted the South Korean military as saying.

North Korea test-fires two missiles without prior warning

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 10:41

North Korea has test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles into its eastern waters Wednesday without prior warning, a media report said.

North Korea fires two missiles: Seoul

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 05:43

North Korea on Wednesday fired two suspected short-range missiles off its eastern coast in the latest in a series of missile tests, South Korea said.

S. Korea dancer jailed for contacting North spy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 11:33

A South Korean court on Tuesday sentenced the head of a traditional dance troupe to four years in prison after he was convicted of passing information to a North Korean spy.

Relatives weep and jeer at S. Korea ferry disaster trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 10:07

Relatives of the victims of South Korea`s ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court Tuesday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain and crew. <br><br> The video, taken from coastguard boats and helicopters, showed the last moments of the 6,825-tonne Sewol ferry as it listed and then capsized on April 16 with the loss of around 300 lives.