For North Korea's cyber army, long-term target may be telecoms, utility grids

The hacking attack on may have been a practice run for North Korea`s elite cyber-army in a long-term goal of being able to cripple telecoms and energy grids in rival nations, defectors from the isolated state said.

South Korea far-left party dissolved for `backing North Korea`

South Korea`s nascent far-left political party was disbanded Friday in a rare decision by the constitutional court which condemned it as a pro-North Korean group.

Prevent China from becoming regional hegemony: South Korea

 South Korean Ambassador to India on Thursday called for checking a "resurgent China" and said the arms race in East Asia can be cause of concern.

South Korea cancels planned border `Christmas tree`

A South Korean Christian group on Thursday scrapped a plan to construct a new Christmas tree-shaped tower near the border with North Korea, citing high military tensions.

Widow of South Korea ferry tycoon receives suspended jail sentence

 The widow of the South Korean tycoon blamed for April`s ferry disaster that killed more than 300 passengers received a suspended 18-month jail sentence Thursday for embezzlement.

Australia to service South Korean F-35 strike fighters in Pentagon deal

Australia will carry out both airframe and engine maintenance for South Korea`s fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets, as well as its own fleet, an Australian defence source told Reuters on Thursday.

South Korea to report ex-Korean Air involved in flight delay to prosecutors

South Korea`s transport ministry said on Tuesday it would report to prosecutors a former Korean Air Lines executive, who delayed a flight earlier this month because she was unhappy about how she was served nuts, for possible legal charges.

South Korea activist slams Japanese journalist in court

A Japanese journalist accused of defaming South Korean President Park Geun-Hye went on trial in Seoul Monday, in a case which has strained relations between the two countries and raised questions about media freedoms.

South Korean leader's aides, brother summoned over scandal

South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces a political crisis over allegations that a former chief adviser pulled strings behind the scenes on key state affairs and feuded with her younger brother for power.

South Korean MP to visit North Korea for Kim death anniversary

A senior South Korean politician will visit North Korea for the third anniversary of late leader Kim Jong-Il`s death, the government said Monday, stressing that the trip was to give condolences and was not political. 

Korean Air CEO's daughter apologises to steward over nut rage

 The daughter of Korean Air's CEO visited a cabin crew chief today to apologise for kicking him off a plane over the way she was served some nuts, as allegations emerged that she forced him to kneel and ask forgiveness.

Korean Air CEO's daughter apologises to steward over nut rage

 The daughter of Korean Air's CEO visited a cabin crew chief today to apologise for kicking him off a plane over the way she was served some nuts, as allegations emerged that she forced him to kneel and ask forgiveness.

South Korea acquits family convicted of spying 35 years ago

 A South Korean court on Friday overturned a 35-year old conviction of spying for North Korea against a family of eight, two of whom were executed in the early 1980s.

South Korea rules out sharing Winter Games events with Japan

South Korea formally ruled out Friday any possibility of sharing events at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics with Japan, stressing its preparations were too advanced to consider venue changes.

South Korean president meets ASEAN leaders

South Korean President Park Geun-hye Thursday launched a special summit with 10 leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Busan city.

Korea coach Uli Stielike to run rule over squad hopefuls
Korea coach Uli Stielike to run rule over squad hopefuls

South Korea coach Uli Stielike will take passion and hunger over experience when he picks his final squad for the Jan. 9-31 Asian Cup, the German said on Wednesday.

Pyeongchang says no plan to shift events to Japan
Pyeongchang says no plan to shift events to Japan

Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics organisers said Monday they had no intention of moving any events outside South Korea, following reports that some competitions may be shifted to Japan in an effort to save costs.

Death toll of Indonesians in South Korean fishing ship's sinking rises to 12

The death toll of Indonesians in Monday's sinking of a South Korean fishing vessel has risen to 12, according to Indonesian authorities.

US envoy discusses North Korea issue in Seoul

The US envoy for policy toward North Korea visited South Korea to discuss Pyongyang`s nuclear programme and other issues.

South Korean fishing ship sinking toll touches 20

The toll in the sinking of a South Korean fishing ship rose to 20, with 33 still missing, Seoul`s foreign ministry said Thursday afternoon.