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UN Security Council hits North Korea with toughest-ever sanctions

UN Security Council hits North Korea with toughest-ever sanctions

Under Resolution 2321, North Korea will be restricted from exporting more than 7.5 million tonnes of coal in 2017, a reduction of 62 per cent from 2015.

South Korean ruling party urges Park Geun-Hye to quit in April

South Korean ruling party urges Park Geun-Hye to quit in April

South Korea`s ruling party on Thursday urged scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye to step down in April next year, giving her a week to accept their ultimatum or risk impeachment.

UN imposes new sanctions on North Korea to slash cash from exports

The United Nations Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday aimed at cutting the Asian country`s annual export revenue by a quarter in response to Pyongyang`s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. 

South Korea October factory output fell on cancellation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

South Korea October factory output fell on cancellation of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

A rise in retail sales in October was attributed to base effects and a government-led discount sale event during the month.

South Korean President Park opens door to leave office early

South Korean President Park opens door to leave office early

Park has been named as a suspect in the growing investigation, making her the first sitting president to be subject to a criminal probe while in office.

South Korea President says willing to leave office early

South Korea President says willing to leave office early

South Korea`s scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday she was willing to stand down early and would let Parliament decide on her fate.

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye says willing to leave office early

South Korea`s scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday she was willing to stand down early and would let parliament decide on her fate.

South Korea's President Park not to respond to request by prosecutors: Yoo Yeong-ha

South Korea's President Park not to respond to request by prosecutors: Yoo Yeong-ha

The lawyer, Yoo Yeong-ha, said in a statement she had to deal with the "fast-moving situation" and so there was little time for Park to cooperate with prosecutors

'Million' rally to demand S Korea president's ouster

'Million' rally to demand S Korea president's ouster

Participants raised candles, sung and danced while chanting "Arrest Park Geun-Hye" and "Throw Park into jail", with cries from the main rally site reportedly reaching the presidential Blue House some 1.5 kilometres away.

Thousands rally to demand South Korea President`s ouster

Thousands rally to demand South Korea President`s ouster

Thousands of protesters braved sleet and freezing temperatures in Seoul on Saturday to demand President Park Geun-Hye resign over a corruption scandal or face impeachment.

South Korea police deployed ahead of anti-Park rallies

South Korea police deployed ahead of anti-Park rallies

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye has apologised over the influence-peddling scandal involving her long-time confidante Choi Soon-Sil, who has been arrested for fraud.

S. Korea, Japan sign intelligence deal despite China criticism

S. Korea, Japan sign intelligence deal despite China criticism

"It is ready to conduct additional nuclear tests and missile launches at any time," South Korean ministry said in a statement.

South Korea, Japan sign controversial intelligence deal

Japan and South Korea signed a controversial agreement on Wednesday to share defence intelligence on North Korea, despite protests from opposition parties and activists in Seoul.

South Korea, Japan agree intelligence-sharing on North Korea threat

South Korea and Japan signed a military intelligence pact on Wednesday to share sensitive information on the threat posed by North Korea`s missile and nuclear activities, the South`s Defence Ministry said.

South Korea's Opposition to begin President's impeachment process

South Korea`s main opposition, the Democratic Party announced on Monday that it will initiate impeachment proceedings against President Park Geun-hye, if she does not step down after having been declared an accomplice in a corruption case.

South Korea prosecutors say President Park was accomplice in corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors said on Sunday that they believed President Park Geun-hye was an accomplice in a corruption scandal that has rocked her administration, in a heavy blow to her fight for political survival.

Thousands protest against South Korean President as older conservatives grumble

Thousands protest against South Korean President as older conservatives grumble

High school students also joined the crowds in Seoul after finishing important national exams this week.

Donald Trump's national security adviser vows to tackle North Korea nuclear threat: Report

US President-elect Donald Trump`s national security adviser says North Korea`s nuclear programme would be given a high priority under the new administration, a South Korean official who held talks with him said on Saturday.

South Korea rejects Google request to take govt mapping data out of country

South Korea said on Friday it has rejected Google`s latest request for permission to take government mapping data for use in servers outside the country, citing security issues with North Korea.

North Korea slams South`s deal with `sworn enemy` Japan

North Korea lashed out on Friday at a new South Korea-Japan intelligence-sharing accord, accusing Seoul of a gross act of betrayal with the "sworn enemy" of the Korean people.