SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called “rocket launching tests” intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were investigating exactly what it was that the North was testing. North Korea regularly conducts short-range missile tests....
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches came during a period of tentative diplomacy aimed at easing tensions. The North fired two missiles Saturday morning and another in the afternoon,...
Is the Japanese government turning more nationalistic and militaristic every day? The evidence tells us so. This week Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto’s comments about WWII sex slaves caused a lot of offense in nearby Asian countries who suffered brutal Japanese occupation during the 1900s. Here is a look at some of the nationalistic noise that...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean presidential spokesman who was fired after inappropriately touching a woman during a U.S. trip blames a “cultural difference” with America. Other South Koreans say the fault for such incidents truly lies with a society that allows powerful men to get away with harassment. Five months after the...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The scandal shaking up South Korea’s main spy agency is not cloak-and-dagger stuff, but the kind of low-grade trickery anyone with an Internet connection could pull off. And the target was not Seoul’s opaque rival to the north, but the country’s own people. Internet postings ostensibly from ordinary South Koreans,...
6 children among 7 injured in south China attack
Wed, May 22, 2013 5:37PM UTC
Fishermen pay price in Asia’s volatile sea rifts
Wed, May 22, 2013 5:30PM UTC
Pakistan: Imran Khan leaves hospital
Wed, May 22, 2013 5:18PM UTC
US parents quit Singapore inquest into son’s death
Wed, May 22, 2013 2:54PM UTC
Ai Weiwei uses music to mock state power in China
Wed, May 22, 2013 2:48PM UTC
State media shows NKorea has new military chief
Wed, May 22, 2013 12:35PM UTC
North Korean leader sends ‘special envoy’ to China
Wed, May 22, 2013 12:29PM UTC