Park, who was serving his third term as mayor of Seoul, a city of 10 million, had often been cited as a possible successor to President Moon Jae-in, whose single five-year term is set to expire in 2022
North Korea vows to redeploy troops on border with South, rejects Seoul’s offer to send envoys amid tensions over propaganda leaflets
North Korea said it had rejected South Korea’s offer to send special envoys to ease escalating bilateral tensions, and vowed to redeploy troops to demilitarised border units in the latest step towards nullifying inter-Korean peace accords
As floating propaganda leaflets irritate North Korea, it appears the South isn't all that happy either
Hydrogen balloons float over the world’s most heavily-guarded border, unleashing their payloads in North Korea like snowflakes: Propaganda leaflets calling Kim Jong-un, the North’s leader, a “devil” who will meet the same bloody end as Saddam Hussein of Iraq and Muammar Gaddafi of Libya
North Korea threatens to shut liaison office in Kaesong, says South Korea failed to prevent activists from sending dissenting leaflets across border
North Korea threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival for failing to prevent activists from sending anti-North Korean leaflets across the border
South Korea goes to the polls: Handling of coronavirus delivers landslide win to Moon Jae-in's Democratic Party
President Moon Jae-in’s governing party in South Korea won a landslide in parliamentary elections Wednesday, as he leveraged his surging popularity over his country’s largely successful battle against the coronavirus to increase his political sway
South Korea reports 15-fold increase in infections with 60 new coronavirus cases, becomes second-most affected country after China
China and South Korea on Tuesday reported more cases of a new viral illness that has been concentrated in North Asia but is creating worrisome, increasing clusters in West Asia and Europe.
South Korea reports seven deaths due to coronavirus, confirms 161 more cases; Moon Jae-in calls for 'unprecedented' steps to contain outbreak
President Moon Jae-in said his government had increased its anti-virus alert level by one notch to "Red," the highest level, due to coronavirus. It allows for the temporary closure of schools and reduced operation of public transportation and flights to and from South Korea.
Moon Jae-in asserts ‘desperate need’ to improve South-North Korea ties, vows to continue efforts to facilitate Washington-Pyongyang communication
There is a desperate need for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South’s President Moon said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in Pyongyang
Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un risks losing 'everything' after North Korea claims to have carried out 'very important test'
Donald Trump said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing 'everything' if he resumes hostility and his country must denuclearise after the North said it had carried out a 'successful test of great significance'
North Korea carries out 'very important test' at its rocket launch site, says move will affect country's strategic position
North Korea said Sunday it carried out a 'very important test' at its long-range rocket launch site that will have a key effect on the country's strategic position.
Donald Trump, Moon Jae-in discuss North Korea threat, say will continue talks wih Pyongyang to forward denuclearisation negotiations
The two leaders agreed that the situation has become “severe” and that “dialogue momentum should be maintained to achieve prompt results
South Korea's Moon Jae-in calls for Chinese role in denuclearising Korean peninsula, ending stand-off with North
South Korean president Moon Jae-in said Thursday the global diplomatic push to defuse the nuclear stand-off with North Korea is at a 'critical crossroads' and has called for China to continue serving a 'positive role' in denuclearising the Korean Peninsula and stabilising peace
Moon Jae-in, Shinzo Abe back dialogue to resolve South Korea-Japan dispute as two leaders meet on sidelines of ASEAN in Bangkok
Meeting comes as bilateral ties have plunged to their lowest in decades after S Korea's top court last year ordered Japanese firms to compensate some wartime forced labourers
N Korea leader Kim Jong Un says S Korea facilities in Mt Kumgang tourist resort to be removed, rebuilt in modern way
North and South Korea had been exploring the prospect of re-starting joint economic projects before a recent cooling in relations
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: North, South Korea to play first men's fixture in Pyongyang as political tensions simmer
Pyongyang refused to host matches against South Korea for decades, moving its home qualifiers to neutral venues in China and only allowing a pro-unification friendly in 1990
UN rapporteur slams Aung San Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis, claims she was 'terribly misguided' about abuses against Muslims
Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has washed her hands of the Rohingya crisis, a UN rights investigator said Tuesday.
South Korea to remove Japan from list of nations receiving preferential trade treatment; move comes amid diplomatic row
South Korea's trade minister, Sung Yun-mo, said Seoul decided to remove Japan from a 29-member 'white list' of countries that enjoy minimum restrictions in trade.
North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in defiance of UN resolutions, reports South Korean military
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Wednesday in defiance of UN resolutions, South Korea's military said, less than a week after Pyongyang's first weapons tests in more than two months.
Kim Jong-un ‘personally organised and guided’ firing of North Korean short-range missiles, says state media
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un supervised the launch of "a new-type of tactical guided weapon" as a "solemn warning to South Korean military warmongers", state news wire KCNA said.
North Korean media slams Japan for imposing trade restrictions against Seoul, accuses Tokyo of "destroying peace" in Korean Peninsula
North Korea's state media has slammed Japan for its recent trade restrictions against Seoul over wartime slavery disputes.