South Korea, Japan to Meet on Dispute
Officials from Japan and South Korea are expected to hold the first talks later Friday over Tokyo’s decision to restrict vital tech exports. Tensions between the two countries haven’t been this bad in decades and there seems to be no easy way out.
Japan-Korea spat threatens to upend global technology chain
South Korea is hinting at potential retaliation against Japan as their chip spat rambles on. Japan’s curbs on semiconductor components to Korea have reinvigorated decades of bi-lateral tensions and it could have far-reaching implications for the global tech supply chain.
Starting gun fired for South Korea's 5G network
South Korea was the first country to offer 5G, the latest generation of mobile internet data transmission. But so far, the network is not using its full potential, as Fabian Kretschmer reports from Seoul.
Spycam epidemic: Hidden camera industry comes under fire in South Korea
Spycam epidemic: Hidden camera industry comes under fire in South Korea.
North Korea pulls out of liaison office with South Korea
North Korea hasn't given any reason for its decision to remove its staff from the office in the border town of Kaesong. South Korea said the decision was "regrettable."
South Korean climbers killed in Nepal storm
A group of South Korean climbers and their Nepali guides have been killed after a storm hit their camp on a Himalayan peak in west Nepal, officials said on Saturday.
'Korean, brother, you are Mexican now!' Countries bond over Germany's defeat
German tabloid BILD is "speechless" after the Mannschaft's devastating loss to South Korea. It's led to worldwide "schadenfreude" and new ties between Mexicans and Koreans, who are being celebrated in Mexico as "brothers".
Pompeo arrives in Seoul to brief allies on Trump-Kim summit
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea Foreign Minister Kang speak at a joint news conference in Seoul about President Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un.