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Jan 16, 2017
S Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung heir for briberyIn a statement, prosecutors investigating the scandal said they asked a Seoul court to issue an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-Yong, the son of the Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-Hee.
Jan 13, 2017
Ex-UN chief Ban Ki-moon hints at possible run for South Korean presidency, say reportsFormer UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, upon returning to South Korea, has hinted that he would run in the forthcoming presidential election, underlining his past 10 years of experience as the chief official of the international organisation.
Jan 09, 2017
Seoul warns against Pyongyang's threats of intercontinental ballistic missile launchSouth Korea on Monday warned against North Korea's possible launch of a long-range missile, saying it would bring stronger sanctions and pressure from the international community.
Jan 06, 2017
S Korea jails man behind 100 deaths from toxic humidifierA former South Korean executive of a Britain-based company was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment for the deaths of around 100 people, a media report said.
Dec 29, 2016
CONCACAF president says USA-Mexico-Canada bid for 2026 Fifa World Cup is possibleOfficials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are likely to meet next year to discuss a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup, the CONCACAF President said.
Dec 27, 2016
Park Geun-hye impeachment: South Korean MPs split from ruling party over corruption scandalDozens of lawmakers split from South Korea's ruling party Tuesday over the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye in a move that could shape presidential elections that might take place in a few months.
Dec 22, 2016
Japan: Shinzo Abe cabinet approves biggest defence budget amid tensions with North Korea and ChinaJapan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet today approved the country's biggest annual defence budget in the face of North Korea's nuclear and missile threats and a territorial row with China
Dec 21, 2016
South Korea: Constitutional Court to mull on impeaching President Park Geun-hyeSouth Korea's Constitutional Court will, on Wednesday, start hearings into whether to confirm the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.
Dec 19, 2016
Ban Ki- Moon criticises South Korea president, expresses concerns over lack of good governanceUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has criticised South Korea president Park Geun-hye's administration over a corruption scandal involving her longtime friend, voicing concerns over the country's "lack of good governance", the media reported on Monday.
Dec 16, 2016
China conducts first aircraft carrier battle group live-fire exercises amid increasing tensions with the US over South China SeaChina's first aircraft carrier battle group has carried out its maiden live-fire exercises on a massive scale, in a show of strength amid increasing tensions with the US over the South China Sea and Taiwan.