World  /  Published 10.07.20

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon dead

The mayor of Seoul, South Korea, the country’s most powerful official after the President, was found dead by the police, hours after his daughter reported him missing, the authorities said on Fr...
By New York Times News Service in Seoul

World  /  Published 03.05.20

Gunshots at Korea border

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not undergo surgery during almost three weeks of absence from public life, a South Korean official said on Sunday, as the two Koreas exchanged gunfire at the Demili...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 28.04.20

Virus fear has kept Kim away: South Korea

Fear of catching the coronavirus could have kept North Korean leader Kim Jong-un away from state ceremonies for a key holiday in mid-April, a South Korean minister said on Tuesday as speculation swirl...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 21.04.20

Is Kim ill? Seoul doubts it

South Korean officials on Tuesday disputed a news report that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, was receiving treatment after undergoing heart surgery.Daily NK, a Seoul-based website that relies on...
By Choe Sang-Hun/New York Times News Service in Seoul

India  /  Published 23.02.19

Flag-waving crowd welcomes Modi

The day after a flag-waving crowd lined up outside the airport here to cheer Narendra Modi on his return from South Korea, sources in the BJP revealed that the “rousing welcome” had been ordered b...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 14.12.19

North Korea conducts crucial test

North Korea said on Saturday that it had conducted “another crucial test” at a missile-engine and satellite-launching site, its second such test in a week as the country attempts to press the US i...
By Choe Sang-Hun/New York Times News Service in Seoul

World  /  Published 14.03.20

S. Korea’s testing pays off

For a second day in a row, the number of coronavirus patients released from South Korean hospitals has exceeded the number of newly confirmed infections, a potential sign that the country’s aggressi...
By New York Times News Service in Seoul

World  /  Published 04.02.20

Hyundai halts Korea output

Hyundai Motor will suspend production in South Korea because the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted the supply of parts, it said, becoming the first major carmaker to do so outside of China.The flu-li...
By Reuters in Seoul

North East  /  Published 16.11.19

Shillong seeks Seoul aid

Meghalaya has turned to South Korea for assistance in land reclamation and purifying water bodies, especially in areas affected by mining activities, generating waste into fuel and tourism.Briefing re...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

World  /  Published 10.06.20

Kim sister takes on leading role

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is taking a leading role in a new, more hard-line pressure campaign against South Korea, highlighting what analysts say is a substantive policy role that ...
By Reuters in Seoul


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