A South Korean documentary about the Sewol ferry disaster has stoked controversy ahead of Thursday's opening of Asia's pre-eminent film festival in the port city of Busan.
One of K-pop's marquee acts, the girlband Girls' Generation, has kicked out one of its star members, sending shockwaves through the group's devoted fan base in South Korea, Asia and beyond.
Hyundai Motor Co. said Tuesday it had reached a tentative wage deal with labor unions to end a series of damaging partial strikes at the world's fifth largest automaker.
The U.S. diplomat in charge of North Korea policy said Monday a speech by its foreign minister at the United Nations shows the country is moving further away from a return to six-country nuclear talks.
North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday berated the U.N. Security Council as a forum of lies and double standards, in the first U.N. address by a top Pyongyang official in 15 years.
An American man recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labor says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so far his health isn't deteriorating.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for North Korea to shut down its “evil system” of prison camps.
South Korea is to pay 7.3 trillion won (US$7 billion) for 40 F-35A fighter jets under the terms of a deal with Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday by the state arms procurer.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones.
Some 40,000 Hyundai workers have launched a partial strike over a wage row fuelled by union anger at the South Korean carmaker's US$10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul.