South Korea

Japanese swimmer awaits decision on theft at games

By Wed, Oct 01, 2014 3:25PM UTC Naoya Tomita. Pic: AP.

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — A Japanese swimmer suspected of stealing a camera at the Asian Games has been summarily indicted by local authorities and remains in South Korea awaiting a decision on his case, games organizers said Wednesday.

US envoy says no talks with NKorea in sight

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:38PM UTC

BEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. envoy says Washington believes that North Korea is increasingly unwilling to live up to its nuclear disarmament commitments, and is using three detained Americans as pawns.

South Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued

By Tue, Sep 30, 2014 10:04AM UTC South Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s coast guard says a cruise ship has run aground off the southwestern coast but all of the 109 people aboard the vessel have been rescued.

Samsung beats Apple to China market with new phone

By Wed, Sep 24, 2014 1:52PM UTC Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea on Friday.

Drunk intruder causes stir at Asian Games village

By Tue, Sep 23, 2014 6:40PM UTC Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police have questioned a South Korean man who is accused of intruding into the Asian Games athletes’ village while he was drunk and yelling at athletes. South Korean police on Tuesday said the 53-year-old man allegedly followed food suppliers into the security perimeter and inside

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