South Korea

S Korea keen to boost investment in Bangladesh

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has expressed his government’s interest to invest in some emerging sectors of Bangladesh like infrastructure, power, information and communication technology...

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

Five dead in SKorea military helicopter crash

Five marines are killed and one injured when a South Korean military helicopter crashes at a marine base in the country's southeast, the defence ministry says.

July 3, 2018
July 3, 2018

Egg throwers on Korean national team to go unpunished

The Korea Football Association (KFA) decides not to pursue charges against people who threw eggs at the national team after they arrived home from the World Cup, police says.

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

Mexico ease past Korea

Carlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored either side of the break as Mexico cruised to A 2-1 win over South Korea to moved one step closer to the last 16 in their Group F fixture at the Rostov Arena...

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018

Bithumb freezes accounts after cryptocurrencies stolen

South Korea's biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, says it lost 35 billion won ($31.5 million) worth of cryptocurrencies in a hacking attack, highlighting concerns that cryptocurrency...

June 18, 2018
June 18, 2018

Sweden edge past Korea

Andreas Granqvist converts from the spot as Sweden get their World Cup campaign to a winning start with a 1-0 win over South Korea on Monday.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

NKorea allows SKorea reporters to visit nuclear site

North Korea has accepted a list of South Korean reporters to visit their nuclear testing site after a days-long tug of war with Seoul, South Korea’s unification ministry says.

May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018

SKorea supports Bangladesh’s 1st int’l nursing conference

The South Korean international company called Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) shows grand support to Bangladesh’s first international nursing conference by providing them with a...

April 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

SKorea to remove loudspeakers along border

In initial small steps toward reconciliation, South Korea say it would remove loudspeakers that blared propaganda across the border, while North Korea says it would shift its clocks to align with...

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018

China hails 'courage' of North, South Korean leaders

China heap praise on the leaders of the two Koreas for holding a landmark summit, calling their handshake over the Military Demarcation Line that divides the peninsula a "historic moment".

April 27, 2018
April 27, 2018
USA

US hopes Korean summit will lead to 'future of peace'

Donald Trump's White House voice hope that a Korean summit would "achieve progress toward a future of peace," as the leaders of the two countries sat down to talk.