South Korea

North Korea Agrees to Permanently Dismantle Nuclear Complex If U.S. Takes Corresponding Steps

(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their …

North Korea

'Ashamed': South Koreans chilled by Kim Jong-un's cuddles

When President Moon Jae-in of South Korea embraced Kim Jong-un with a broad smile on an airport tarmac in Pyongyang, a crowd of North Koreans released a deafening cheer. But in Seoul, Choi Hyo-joo winced at the display of affection, troubled that the ruler of a brutal regime was treated so …

Kim Jong-un

One picture shows why Beijing's 'carrier killer' missiles won't win the South China Sea in a fight

Beijing's navy has grown to outnumber the US as it focuses on locking down the South China Sea with increasingly aggressive deployments of missiles, fighter jets, and even nuclear-capable bombers, but a picture from a recent US military exercise shows that the US still has the edge.<p>China has turned …

Military

Korean leaders agree to enter an 'era of no war'

The leaders of North and South Korea reached several joint agreements during the second day of the inter-Korean summit.

Inter-Korean Summit

Grand Olympic gestures are no substitute for progress on North Korean nukes

North and South Korea’s deal on Wednesday to plan a joint bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics creates feel-good headlines, but it masks the lack of real progress being made over attempts to get Kim Jong-un to give up his nuclear weapons.<p>The Olympic plan is one of the feted “deliverables” of a …

North Korea

Dpr Live Is the Most Creative Rapper in South Korea

i-D talks to the rising artist before his first-ever US tour with the DPR Crew.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US.</i><p>Military service is mandatory in South Korea for all males from 18 to 35 years old. The conscription lasts two years, a period of time when your normal life stops and you …

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What Happened on Day Two of the Summit – Bloomberg

What Happened on Day Two of the Summit<p>What Happened on Day Two of the Summit<p>What Happened on Day Two of the …

Moon Jae-in

Decades of growth at Port of Busan, South Korea

These images show changes from 1988 to 2017 in the Port of Busan region at the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula, including the addition of …

Korean Peninsula

Questions swirl around Monday hearing, with Kavanaugh accuser not yet on board

Cape Cod

Korean Deal Offers New Life to Nuclear Talks—But Old Doubts Persist

Kim Jong Un agrees to decommission a nuclear plant in exchange for unspecified concessions from the U.S.<p>SEOUL—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s offer to decommission a plant that makes fissile material for nuclear weapons—if the U.S. agrees to unspecified concessions—puts the focus on how …

North Korea

Olympics: North, South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Games bid

SEOUL (Reuters) - The two Koreas have agreed to pursue a bid to co-host the 2032 Olympic Games, they said in a joint statement on Wednesday following a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.<p>The statement also said they had agreed to "participate …

Olympics

Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland

SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) said on Wednesday it will sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland over the next five years through a new tie-up, betting the vehicles could beat battery-powered models sold by the likes of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O).<p>FILE PHOTO: A car dealer stands in …

Fuel Cell

Biennials Have Been Accused of Being Too Unwieldy. So the Busan Biennial Hired an Editor Instead of a Curator

Exhibitions<p>Jörg Heiser sprang to the defense of beleaguered curators. Now, the critic is in hot seat as his debut biennial opens in South Korea.<p>,<p>A …

Busan

The leaders of the two Koreas put on another great performance

THE setting keeps changing; the pictures, not so much. Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s dictator, welcomed Moon Jae-in, the South’s president, to Pyongyang …

Korean Peninsula

China welcomes DPRK, ROK consensus at Pyongyang summit

China welcomed the consensus reached between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) Wednesday to improve …

News (China)

North and South Korea summit: New pledge on nuclear weapons

North and South Korea summit: New pledge on n...

Nuclear Weapons

North Korea to agree to 'permanently' scrap missile sites

International inspectors can enter North Korea to witness the dismantlement of missile facilities, according to South Korean President Moon Jae-in. …

North Korea

Notre Dame 4-year kicker Justin Yoon

Get the news<p>Subscribe Today<p>Log In<p>Subscribed, but don't have a login?<p>Activate your digital access.<p>CLOSE<p>Notre Dame place-kicker Justin Yoon discusses …

Notre Dame

South Korea’s Stunning Arty Café Draws You Into A Land Of 2-D

Images via CAFE Yeonnam-dong 239-20<br>The next time you question yourself, “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” you might want to make an …

Café

See Photos of Life Side-by-Side in North and South Korea

Culture & ExplorationPhoto Gallery<p>Photographer Ed Jones has rare, regular access to North Korea, but is based in South Korea—the perfect setup to document how life in both countries can be similar.<p>The two nations that make up the Korean peninsula are often the center of world news. Sandwiched …

North Korea

Shin's saves send South Korea's Suwon into Asian CL semis

SUWON, South Korea (AP) — Suwon Bluewings goalkeeper Shin Hwa-yong saved three penalty kicks against Jeonbuk Motors to help his team reach the semifinals of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday.<p>Two-time champion Jeonbuk had forced the game into extra time and then a penalty shootout by scoring …

UEFA Champions League

North Korea: Summit & Reality

Kim Jong Un hosts a summit with South Korea's leader, embracing hopes of peace. But is he taking steps to denuclearize? Brian Todd reports.

North Korea

How we ranked the World's Top Employers for New Grads - CNNMoney

Think of it as a popularity contest for companies: Every year research firm Universum Global ranks the most desirable employers, based on where undergraduate students around the world say they'd most like to work after graduation.<p>To pick the World's Top Employers for New Grads, Universum surveyed …

Employment

South Korea agents arrested for framing ethnic Chinese defector

South Korean intelligence agents connected to the framing of a defector on spying charges have been arrested and charged.

Framing

Progress at Korea peace talks overshadowed by gloom facing both leaders back home

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Moon Jae-in

North Korea agrees to dismantle missile test site as Kim Jong Un, Moon Jae-in sign deal

SEOUL – South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a broad agreement in Pyongyang on Wednesday that both said would usher in a new era of peace on the Korean Peninsula.<p>North Korea agreed to take further steps toward denuclearization, including permanently …

North Korea

Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

SEOUL (Reuters) - A pledge by the leaders of North and South Korea to foster economic ties has heightened worries among skeptics that Seoul’s push to revive nuclear talks could undermine the sanction regime credited with bringing Pyongyang to the negotiating table.<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in …

North Korea

The Latest Korea Summit Sets the Terms for Trump’s Surrender to Kim

The leaders of North and South Korea have reached an agreement on “denuclearization.” The people rejoice, peace reigns supreme, President Donald …

North Korea

Samsung Galaxy S9 Pie update offers evidence of 5G support in Galaxy S10

Samsung hasn't actually rolled out any Pie updates, but some details have leaked out. That early peek at Pie also comes with a hint of our 5G future, …

Android News

Ed Royce: Keep sanctions and maximum pressure on North Korea

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s latest agreement with South Korean President Moon Jae-in shouldn’t lead to any sanctions relief, a top Republican …

North Korea