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S.Korean prosecutors end interrogation of ousted President Park

2017-03-22

South Korean prosecutors ended a marathon interrogation of ousted President Park Geun-hye late on Tuesday night over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

South Korea to test raising of sunken ferry

2017-03-22

Salvage operators were to begin a test lift of South Korea's Sewol ferry Wednesday, officials said

S. Korean president permanently removed from office as court upholds impeachment

2017-03-10

South Korean President Park Geun-hye was permanently removed from office Friday as the constitutional court upheld the motion to impeach the scandal-hit leader.

'Rock star' Archaeopteryx fossil heads for Japan

2017-03-08

One of the true "rock stars" of the fossil world is going on tour for the first time.

Thaad: US begins deploying missile defence system in South Korea

2017-03-08

The US says it has begun deploying the first parts of a controversial missile defence system in South Korea.

South Korea to actively consider filing WTO complaint against China

2017-03-07

South Korea's government will consider filing a complaint to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against what they described as China's trade retaliation after Seoul agreed to deploy a US anti-missile system, the ruling party said on Tuesday (March 7).

Japan’s ‘fake food’ more appetising than the original

2017-03-07

They may look good enough to eat, but Japan’s mouth-watering food replicas are only for show as restaurateurs compete for the attention of hungry customers.

Part of THAAD battery arrives in S.Korea

2017-03-07

A part of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery arrived in South Korea, which launched the process of deployment in the country's southeast region, local media reported Tuesday citing the defense ministry.

DPRK supreme leader supervises ballistic rockets launch drills

2017-03-06

Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), has supervised a ballistic rocket launching drill of the Korean People's Army (KPA) on spot, said the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) Tuesday.

S. Korean merchants worry about falling profits after THAAD decision

2017-03-06

South Korean business people in downtown Seoul, where Chinese tourists once packed the streets before the decision to deploy a U.S. missile shield in their homeland, complained about falling profits as a result of fewer Chinese customers.