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South Korean army soldiers stand guard at a military check point near the border with North Korea Wednesday. Pic: AP.

US man detained for trying to swim to North Korea

By Wed, Sep 17, 2014 4:39PM UTC Comments Off South Korean army soldiers stand guard at a military check point near the border with North Korea Wednesday. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An official says South Korean border guards have arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea. ...

US: NKorea using detainees as political pawns

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 10:12AM UTC Comments Off Matthew Miller, a U.S. citizen, stands during his trial at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea, Sunday. Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says North Korea is using detained American citizens as political pawns, after a 24-year-old Californian man was sentenced to six years of hard labor....

Educated SKorean women less employable than male counterparts – study

By Tue, Sep 16, 2014 7:34AM UTC Comments Off Commuters at a train station in Seoul, South Korea. Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea – Higher education yields less employment opportunities for women compared to men in South Korea, according to a new government study....

Samsung accuses LG execs of damaging its products

By Mon, Sep 15, 2014 10:29AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. has accused senior executives of domestic rival LG Electronics Inc. of intentionally vandalizing its washing machines at retail stores in Germany and has asked for an official investigation....

1 in 10 North Koreans may have cell phones, says study

By Thu, Sep 11, 2014 6:34PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

In what is considered the most isolated country in the world, over two million people were reported to have registered mobile phones in North Korea, according to a new research report by John Hopkins University....

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