N. Korea’s Kim Jong Un steps into South Korea
27 April 2018 | 4:29 am
Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on Kim Jong Un becoming the first North Korean leader to enter South Korea since the peninsula was divided almost seven decades ago.
March 29, 2023
April 23, 2023
April 20, 2023
April 21, 2023
Japan and South Korea both said North Korea had launched two suspected ballistic missiles. It's the latest in a flurry of tests that Pyongyang claims are a response to joint US-South Korean military exercises.
During a visit to Seoul, Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock told South Korea "You can count on us," amid persisting tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
BTS boy band member J-Hope has enlisted for mandatory military duty. South Korean men are required by law to perform 18-21 months of military service.
Authorities in South Korea are preparing a clampdown on drugs after a gang allegedly gave spiked energy drinks to children, telling them it would help with their schoolwork.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will visit South Korea on Sunday, for the first time since 2018. But while relations between the two countries have warmed in recent weeks, many South Koreans have yet to forgive Japan for its brutal occupation which ended almost 80 years ago. While survivors continue to demand apologies and compensation, Japan says it has already done enough. In early March, the South Korean government proposed a new compensation plan for victims. But this move is being met with fierce opposition from the Korean people.
Extra tuition costs take a large bite out of family finances and are a contributing factor to families choosing to have only one child.
Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged South Korea to invest in Germany's chip industry after meeting President Yoon Suk-yeol in Seoul. Scholz also visited the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean peninsula.
EU leaders Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen are discussing economic cooperation with the South Korean president in Seoul. Their talks are also expected to focus on North Korea and the war in Ukraine.
Flying Eagles coach Ladan Bosso said they had a plan to defeat Argentina and they did shock the world. Can they now soar past South Korea in the quarter-finals? In this video, we'll tell you how they can get past the Asians. Ayomide Sotubotakes a look at the next game against Korea on this edition of The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
South Korea edged Nigeria in extra-time to seal their spot in the FIFA U/20 Men’s World Cup semi-finals on Sunday in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
South Korea says Russian and Chinese warplanes entered its air defense zone without advance notice. Moscow and Beijing are carrying out joint operations to coincide with an increase in drills by the US and its allies.
President Yoon Suk Yeol called for a complete overhaul of the country's approach to extreme weather caused by climate change, as rescue workers continued to search for survivors in the Cheongju underpass.
2 hours ago
Climate change is disrupting China’s tea industry. The country is the world's leading producer of tea leaves, but this year, spring harvests fell by 20%, according to official figures. What’s more, the taste of the national beverage is also changing – the consequences of last summer’s drought. Lou Kisiela, Antoine Morel, Yan Chen and Yena Lee bring us this report from Hangzhou, China.
2 hours ago
The use of artificial intelligence in game development is expected to increase tenfold in the next few years. What does this mean for game creators and players?
5 hours ago
A bus carrying employees from a diamond mine in Limpopo reportedly collided with a lorry. Road safety is a critical challenge in South Africa, despite the country's advanced road infrastructure.
5 hours ago
Azerbaijan launched an "anti-terrorist" operation in the Armenia-backed breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Baku's government said a truce and talks were contingent on the enclave's unconditional surrender.
5 hours ago
The parents of Marie, a 15-year-old French teenager, have pressed charges against TikTok after their daughter committed suicide in 2021. They believe that by sharing a flow of videos about suicide to Marie, who suffered from low self-esteem, the platform pushed her to take her own life. FRANCE 24's Science reporter Shirli Sitbon looks at ways a new French bill could tackle negative algorithms and online bullying.