South Korea

As nation goes hungry, North Korea’s elite develop a taste for baguettes

By Mon, Mar 30, 2015 6:32PM UTC

As secretive as North Korea attempts to be, it regularly fails to keep wraps on the indulgences of the Hermit Kingdom’s rich and powerful. From former leader to Kim Jong-il’s love of cognac and sushi, to his son Kim Kong-un’s love for fast cars and fine French cheese.

South Korea’s swimming star Park apologizes for doping ban

By Sat, Mar 28, 2015 11:39AM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea has offered a public apology four days after received an 18-month ban for failing a doping test.

Seoul, Beijing and Tokyo revive talks after disputes

By Sun, Mar 22, 2015 6:22PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan have met for the first time in three years and agreed to work together to restore trilateral summit talks among their leaders.

UN chief urges Japan, China, South Korea to reconcile

By Tue, Mar 17, 2015 10:16AM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the leaders of Japan, China and South Korea to work harder for reconciliation over their wartime past to ensure peace and stability in the region.

Asiana flight to SKorea returns to Hong Kong due to wrong passenger

By Mon, Mar 16, 2015 6:43PM UTC

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An Asiana Airlines plane has returned to Hong Kong after finding a wrong passenger was aboard the aircraft.