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India, South Korea sign pact for defence shipbuilding

India and South Korea signed an agreement on Friday to firm up bilateral cooperation in defence shipbuilding.

South Korea completes land provision process for Thaad

South Korea completes land provision process for Thaad

The land was formerly owned by a Lotte Group affiliate and used as a golf course.

Japan could rescue nationals in Korean crisis: Defence Chief

Japan will prepare to send troops to the Korean peninsula to protect its nationals there if a crisis requires their evacuation, its defence chief reportedly said today.

Mike Pence takes message of US resolve against North Korea to Japan

Mike Pence takes message of US resolve against North Korea to Japan

US Vice President Mike Pence is expected to discuss Korean tensions with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as well as hold economic talks with Finance Minister Taro Aso.

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye indicted for corruption

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye indicted for corruption

South Korea`s former President Park Geun-hye was indicted Monday on multiple charges, including bribery, as prosecutors wrapped up their probe into the influence-peddling scandal that ousted her last month.

'All options on table' with North Korea: Mike Pence at DMZ

US Vice President Mike Pence said America's relationship with South Korea was "ironclad and immutable".

North Korea missile test fails before Mike Pence's visit

North Korea missile test fails before Mike Pence's visit

Pyongyang launched the missile hours before Pence arrived in Seoul for talks on curbing the North`s weapons programmes as fears grow that it is planning another nuclear test.

North Korean missile test fails, say US and South Korea

North Korean missile test fails, say US and South Korea

An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defence officials said.

South Korean presidential frontrunner holds top spot: Poll

South Korea`s presidential frontrunner Moon Jae-in on Thursday continued to hold the top spot for the 15th straight week, a poll has revealed.

Tensions high, North Korea readies nuclear test: Report

Tensions high, North Korea readies nuclear test: Report

North Korea is ready to launch a nuclear test at its Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, the 38 North monitoring group reported.

South Korea prepares grim search for Sewol ferry remains

Salvage workers are set to begin the grim and dangerous task of searching the wreck of South Korea`s Sewol ferry, the Maritime Ministry said Monday, after releasing a stark image of the vessel`s devastated interior.

 

China's nuclear envoy in South Korea amid talk of Trump action against North Korea

A Chinese envoy held talks in South Korea on Monday on North Korea`s increasingly defiant weapons programme as a U.S. Navy strike group headed to the region amid concerns that Pyongyang may be preparing a fresh nuclear test.

South Korea test fires home-developed ballistic missile; range long enough to hit any part of North Korea

South Korea test fires home-developed ballistic missile; range long enough to hit any part of North Korea

South Korea has successfully test-fired a home-developed ballistic missile with a range long enough to hit any part of North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported today.

US to boost defenses against North Korea: Trump to Abe

The United States will continue to build its military defenses against North Korea, Donald Trump told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, pledging all options are on the table.

US, Japan, South Korea discuss North Korea's latest threat before Trump-Xi summit

The United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system that has angered China, a day after North Korea's latest test launch drew condemnation across the volatile region.

Friend of South Korea's ousted President Park to be transferred to different location

A long-time friend of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye is to be transferred to a different location to prevent her from coming into contact with the detained leader, a prosecution official said on Wednesday.

North Korea fires missile into Sea of Japan

Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan on Wednesday, in what analysts said was a warning ahead of a China-US summit at which Pyongyang`s accelerating atomic weapons programme is set to top the agenda.

Ousted South Korean President interrogated in prison

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday interrogated ousted President Park Geun-hye for the first time since she was arrested last week over corruption allegations that removed her from office.

Chinese wary about US missile system because capabilities unknown: Experts

Chinese wary about US missile system because capabilities unknown: Experts

Officially, China says it objects to THAAD because it will destabilise the regional security balance.
 

Japan to send ambassador back to South Korea

Japan said Monday it would send its ambassador back to South Korea after a diplomatic row had prompted his recall, because the countries should work closely together to counter threats from North Korea.