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No spectators allowed as professional sports resume in the country with safety precautions due to coronavirus pandemic. South Korea has resumed professional sports with the start of its baseball league...

The former head of a South Korean conglomerate who was convicted of raping his maid and sexually assaulting a secretary has been given a suspended sentence. Kim Jun-ki, the 75-year-old former chair of...

South Korea will put wristbands on people defying quarantine, after people tricked government tracking apps by leaving their phones at home. 57,000 people who entered South Korea after April 1 are confined...

President urges Tokyo not to ‘politicise’ issue of South Koreans forced to work by Japanese firms during World War II. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in has said Japan should take...

Investigation into Cho Kuk centres on suspicious equity investments and his daughter’s university education. Prosecutors in South Korea on Thursday summoned the country’s former justice minister...

President Moon Jae-in and others pay tribute to activist who ‘dedicated her entire life to women’. Lee Hee-ho, a women’s rights activist and widow of the late South Korean president...

Kim and Moon promise to sign a peace treaty this year and pursue ‘complete denuclearisation’ and reunification. North Korea’s Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in have pledged...

Mixed reactions greet 24-year prison term and $16m fine for Park Geun-hye for bribery, extortion and influence-peddling. Seoul, South Korea – The conviction of Park Geun-hye, former president of...

Last Saturday, in an interview with Korean daily Chosun Ilbo, former BigBang singer Seungri denied that he had asked his staff to procure prostitutes for foreign investors at nightclub Arena. Referring...

SEOUL • Seungri has revealed that he told K-pop artist Jung Joon-young not to share, via a group chat, secretly filmed footage of women in sex acts. Speaking to newspaper Chosun Ilbo, the former BigBang...

Korea Tourism Organization confirms threats of protests at the Winter Olympics forced it to back down on its plans. Gangneung, South Korea – The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has cancelled plans...

Meeting, set for January 9 inside DMZ, to focus on North’s participation in Winter Olympics next month in South Korea. North Korea has agreed to open dialogue with neighbouring South Korea for...

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Bok-dong, a former sex slave for the Japanese military during World War II whose tireless campaigning helped bring international attention to the suffering that thousands of...

Seoul says North cancels Mount Kumgang event in run-up to Pyeongchang 2018 over ‘biased’ media reports. North Korea has cancelled a joint cultural performance with artists from the South...

South Korea proposes high-level talks with the North to discuss bringing athletes from Pyongyang to the Winter Olympics. South Korea has offered to hold high-level talks with North Korea on January 9...

The two Koreas held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony in Kaesong, North Korea, on Wednesday to link the coutries’ railroads across the border and modernize North Korea’s decades-old railway system. Interested...