Seoul has long walked a tightrope between China, its most important trading partner, and the US, its closest security ally.
24 Nov 2021
Australia's weather bureau said the weather phenomenon known as La Nina has developed in the Pacific. It is the second year in a row and could result in larger wheat yields.
26 Oct 2020
The US decided to deploy the Coast Guard after accusing Beijing of foul play in the South China Sea, in waters that Beijing sees as belonging to China. Tensions between the two nations have been growing in recent months.
14 Sep 2020
Raging wildfires have forced half a million people from their homes in the Pacific state of Oregon. But officials believe one of the fires may have been started deliberately. Police have opened an investigation.
22 Sep 2017
Reports out of Seoul say North Korea may respond to new U.S. sanctions by way of testing a nuclear weapon in the Pacific.