South Korea

South Korea's top court orders second retrial for ex-leader Park

Supreme Court says charges dropped on appeal 'misunderstood the legal principles' adding Park 'should be found guilty'.

South Korea's top court orders second retrial for ex-leader Park

South Korea

Goo Hara: Ex-member of K-pop girl band found dead

The body of Goo Hara was discovered at her home in South Korea's capital, Seoul, on Sunday evening.

Goo Hara: Ex-member of K-pop girl band found dead

The Bottom Line

Transcript: Is Trump turning Pentagon into a protection racket?

Read the full transcript of our debate on whether Trump's strategy is making the military look like a mercenary force.

Japan

South Korea to continue with Japan intelligence pact

Seoul reverses decision not to renew GSOMIA, which will lapse Saturday, over dispute on Japan's colonisation of Korea.

South Korea to continue with Japan intelligence pact

Military

US denies claims it is pulling up to 4,000 troops from S Korea

Pentagon denies media report that US was considering a cut to its troop numbers if Seoul did not contribute more costs.

US denies claims it is pulling up to 4,000 troops from S Korea

Yemen

Yemen's Houthis release captured South Korean, Saudi vessels

Ships seized by Houthis rebels on Sunday were South Korean and Saudi-flagged in the latest Red Sea incident.

Yemen's Houthis release captured South Korean, Saudi vessels

Opinion

The politics of pop culture

The border between India and Pakistan is a place of mutual boot stomping, but the DMZ is the oddest border I've seen.

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Asia Pacific

US, S Korea defence talks collapse amid backlash over bill demand

Negotiators left table after just one hour as South Korea faces backlash over US demand for more money for troops.

US, S Korea defence talks collapse amid backlash over bill demand

Interactive

Inside Korea's Doomsday Cult

Follow 101 East's investigation into a secretive Korean cult in Fiji as it built a business empire on exploitation.

Inside Korea's Doomsday Cult

AJ IMPACT

Making a tech giant: Softbank's Yahoo Japan and Line to merge

Softbank signed an agreement with South Korea's Naver Corp, owner of messaging app Line, to merge it with Yahoo Japan.

Making a tech giant: Softbank's Yahoo Japan and Line to merge

Asia Pacific

Kim Jong Un watches air drills after US, South Korea delay theirs

State media showed photos of Kim with fighter pilots, after US and South Korea called off joint air force drills.

Kim Jong Un watches air drills after US, South Korea delay theirs

Asia Pacific

US, S Korea postpone joint military drills criticised by North

Move comes after Pyongyang threatened to retaliate if Washington went ahead with scheduled drills with Seoul.

US, S Korea postpone joint military drills criticised by North

Asia Pacific

US calls on Seoul to pay more for US troops presence

President Donald Trump wants $5bn a year from Seoul for having 28,000 US soldiers stationed in South Korea which is more than 5 times what it pays now.

101 East

Escaping Korea's Pacific Cult

We investigate a secretive Korean cult in Fiji that abuses its followers, luring in members and tearing families apart.

Fork the System

The Street Food of South Korea

What makes food so personal? Fork the System explores the famous Gwangjang Market to find out.