AJ Impact

Hyundai's hydrogen U-turn: Now it wants electric supremacy

The Korean carmaker was an early backer of hydrogen fuel-cells, but Tesla has streaked ahead with battery-powered cars.

Hyundai's hydrogen U-turn: Now it wants electric supremacy

Asia Pacific

Commemorations held 67 years after Korean Armistice Agreement

The three-year Korean War was brought to an end by a ceasefire agreement, but a permanent peace treaty has never been reached.

South Korea

In Pictures: The two Koreas mark armistice anniversary

Millions were killed during the three-year war, which began in 1950 when communist North invaded the US-backed South.

In Pictures: The two Koreas mark armistice anniversary

Weather

Streets in South Korea's Busan overflow with floodwater

Seasonal rains in South Korea show the same flood potential this year as in China and Japan.

Streets in South Korea's Busan overflow with floodwater

AJ Impact

South Korea enters recession as exports plunge by most since 1963

Economic output may have already bottomed out, but the recovery is unlikely to be swift, some analysts say.

South Korea enters recession as exports plunge by most since 1963

AJ Impact

From loan sharks to drug fortune: S Korean reaps virus rewards

Celltrion Inc's founder has seen his net worth swell to $10bn as his company develops a potential coronavirus treatment.

From loan sharks to drug fortune: S Korean reaps virus rewards

United States

Pentagon considers 'adjustments' to US troop levels in S Korea

Defence secretary reviews US global military footprint with an eye to competing more effectively with China and Russia.

Pentagon considers 'adjustments' to US troop levels in S Korea

Asia Pacific

South Korea launches first military satellite

The ANASIS-II satellite makes South Korea the 10th country in the world to own a military-only communications satellite.

South Korea launches first military satellite

South Korea

South Korea revokes licences of two propaganda balloon groups

Seoul said the organisations' work was 'seriously hindering the unification policy of the government'.

South Korea revokes licences of two propaganda balloon groups

South Korea

Missing Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead

Apparent suicide comes a day after one of Park's former secretaries filed a sexual harassment complaint against him.

Missing Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found dead

South Korea

Seoul mayor reported missing, massive search operation under way

Police officers search for Park Won-soon at northern Seoul district where his phone signal was last detected.

Seoul mayor reported missing, massive search operation under way

North Korea

Trump envoy says US is ready to resume talks with North Korea

Stephen Biegun plays down hopes for meetings with N Korean officials during Seoul visit, but says US is ready for talks.

Trump envoy says US is ready to resume talks with North Korea

South Korea

Drones light up Seoul sky with COVID-19 messages

Some 300 unmanned aerial vehicles used to showcase motivational and awareness messages amid COVID-19 battle.

In Pictures: Drones light up Seoul sky with coronavirus messages

Asia Pacific

South Korea reopening: Domestic tourists flock to Busan's beaches

South Korea's most popular beaches open for the summer but with extra precautions.

Black Lives Matter protests

Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?

K-pop fans are using the same social media tactics they employ to support music stars for social justice activism.

Are K-pop and BTS fans a new force for social justice?