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Viet Nam, SKorea co-operate on tech
Tech

Viet Nam, SKorea co-operate on tech

Nearly 40 Vietnamese and South Korean information and technology companies took part in the  2017 Viet Nam - South Korea ICT Partnership Program.

Mattis criticizes NKorea ahead of talks with Japan, SKorea
World

Mattis criticizes NKorea ahead of talks with Japan, SKorea

Yahoo News SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In his first public remarks abroad as U.S. defense secretary, Jim Mattis on Thursday criticized North Korea for provocative acts and said he would consult with

Park's impeachment threatens to split SKorea ruling party
World

Park's impeachment threatens to split SKorea ruling party

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's ruling party is on verge of a split following President Park Geun-hye's parliamentary impeachment last week.

Intelligence-sharing pact between SKorea, Japan takes effect
World

Intelligence-sharing pact between SKorea, Japan takes effect

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An intelligence-sharing agreement between South Korea and Japan took effect Wednesday after the countries signed the pact to better monitor North Korea, Seoul officials said.

SKorea scandal widens, aide held, minister warns Park risks probe
Politics

SKorea scandal widens, aide held, minister warns Park risks probe

South Korean prosecutors detained a former presidential aide as an influence-peddling scandal moves closer to embattled leader Park Geun-Hye, with the justice minister warning Thursday that Park

SKorea leader acknowledges ties to woman in scandal
World

SKorea leader acknowledges ties to woman in scandal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president has offered a public apology after acknowledging her close ties to a mysterious woman at the center of a corruption scandal.

US, SKorea detect 2nd failed NKorean missile launch in week
World

US, SKorea detect 2nd failed NKorean missile launch in week

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and South Korea said they detected a failed North Korean missile launch Wednesday, the country's second failed test in less than a week.

US, SKorea discuss nuclear deterrence against NKorea
Politics

US, SKorea discuss nuclear deterrence against NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top U.S. and South Korea diplomats and defense officials are discussing their response to the growing threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.