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August 31, 2018 8:43 AM S. Korea's Moon to send special envoy to N. Korea next week: Yonhap

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in will send a special envoy to Pyongyang next Wednesday to discuss plans to hold a summit with the North's Kim Jong Un and nuclear disarmament, local media said Friday. The unnamed envoy will visit the North's capital city on Sept 5, Yonhap news agency said, citing a presidential spokesman. Seoul proposed the envoy's 120

August 29, 2018 10:18 AM Korean archer refuses to celebrate Asian Games gold

JAKARTA, Aug 29, 2018 (AFP) - A South Korean archer refused to celebrate bagging a gold medal at the Asian Games after his second-placed compatriot missed a final chance to win an exemption for military service. Kim Woo-jin, 26, brushed off a strong challenge from Lee Woo-seok in the men's individual recurve on Tuesday, where top spot would have exempted 112

July 17, 2018 3:45 PM Five dead in S. Korea military helicopter crash

SEOUL: Five marines were killed and one injured when a South Korean military helicopter crashed on Tuesday at a marine base in the country's southeast, the defence ministry said. The helicopter came down and caught fire during a test flight after repairs at the base in the port city of Pohang, the ministry said in a statement. "Five of the six crew members 35

June 7, 2018 9:40 AM S. Korea seeks 'early' agreement on ending Korean War

SEOUL: Seoul is in three-way talks with Pyongyang and Washington for an early agreement on formally ending the decades-old Korean War, it said Thursday ahead of a summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Singapore next week. The 1950-53 conflict ceased with an armistice rather than a peace treaty, leaving the two sides technically at war, and US President 59

May 24, 2018 9:37 AM Lee injury adds to South Korea World Cup woes

SEOUL: Veteran striker Lee Keun-ho was Thursday ruled out of South Korea's World Cup squad after tearing a knee ligament, the latest in a string of injuries to plague the Asian team ahead of Russia. "Lee Keun-ho has been ruled out of the World Cup," spokesman at the Korea Football Association told AFP. "He sustained a torn ligament on his right knee during 75

April 19, 2018 2:04 AM Korean Air office raided in probe into ‘nut rage’ sister

Cho Hyun-min, a senior vice president at Korean Air Lines and daughter of chairman Cho Yang-ho, arrives at Incheon International Airport, South Korea in this still image from MBC obtained by Yonhap April 15, 2018. — Reuters pic SEOUL, April 19 — South Korean police this morning raided the office of Korean Air Lines in Seoul as part of a probe into the youngest 46

March 18, 2018 12:49 PM German spy agency said North Korean rockets can reach Europe, says paper

The long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 (Mars-12) is launched during a test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2017. — Picture by KCNA via ReutersBERLIN, March 18 — North Korean rockets can now be fitted with nuclear weapons and could reach Germany and central Europe, a top official 33

March 15, 2018 11:16 AM North Korean foreign minister heads to Sweden

BEIJING: North Korea's foreign minister flew into Beijing on Thursday, en route to Sweden which represents US interests in Pyongyang and could play a role in setting up a proposed summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. China's foreign ministry confirmed reports that Ri Yong Ho was transiting through the Chinese capital on his way to the Scandinavian 54

March 10, 2018 1:35 AM First-day sales of Samsung Galaxy S9 ‘only 70pc of predecessor’

The new Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 27, 2018. — Reuters picSEOUL, March 10 — The first-day sales performance of Samsung Electronics Co’s new flagship Galaxy S9 smartphones were around 70 per cent of the previous series in South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported citing the industry sources showed 180

March 9, 2018 8:47 AM South Korea’s 2012 badminton bronze medallist Chung dies aged 35

Former world number one Chong Wei has offered his condolences to Chung's family. ― Reuters picSEOUL, March 9 — South Korean badminton player Chung Jae-sung, who won bronze in the men’s doubles at the London Olympics, has died at the age of 35, the Korea Badminton Association said today. Chung was found dead by his wife at their home early today, a badminton 43