South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia under Gwanggaeto the Great. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.
South Korea on Wednesday urged North Korea to hold another summit with its leader ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul next week, while the United States said its door remained "wide.. Reuters - Published
North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special Representative for North Korea Lee Do-Hoon said on.. Reuters - Published
On Monday, US President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. According to Business Insider, the plan will likely..
The field of Democratic candidates for president stands at 23. Yet, former VP Joe Biden stands alone at the top of the field. His poll numbers consistently show him in double digit leads across every..
Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay..
According to Reuters, a quarterly report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog indicated on Friday that Iran has stayed within the central limits on its atomic activities set by its deal with major powers. The..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, a South Korean newspaper said that North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who handled negotiations for..
North Korea executes its special envoy to the U.S. as well as foreign ministry officials involved with talks between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in February. A South Korean newspaper had the report,..
According to a report by CNN Business, the UK has launched its first 5G network, the next generation of ultra-fast wireless connections. EE, Britain's largest mobile carrier, launched its wireless 5G..
Reuters reports There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday. Police said that the tourist boat..
South Korea said on Wednesday it had proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War Two, but Japan rejected the idea out of hand. Reuters - Published
South Korea has provided its largest food and aid donation since 2008 to U.N. aid programs in North Korea, officials said on Wednesday, amid warnings that millions of dollars more is needed to make up.. Reuters - Published
The captain of a cruise liner was released on bail on Wednesday, two weeks after his vessel was involved in a collision with a tourist boat that sank on the River Danube in Budapest with a party of.. Reuters - Published
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother's condolences over the death of a former South.. Reuters - Published
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister will visit the demilitarized zone separating the North from the South on Wednesday to pay her condolences to former South Korean First Lady Lee Hee-ho, South.. Reuters - Published
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister will visit the demilitarised zone separating the North from the South on Wednesday to pay her condolences to former South Korean First Lady Lee Hee-ho, South.. Reuters - Published
Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on.. Reuters - Published
Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board,.. Reuters - Published
Salvage crews began raising the wreck of a Hungarian boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest last month, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew, Reuters TV reported from the.. Reuters - Published