Inside Story

Is North Korea's timeline to denuclearise for real?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will meet his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in this month to push stalled efforts.

North Korea

Moon, Kim to discuss denuclearisation on September 18

Leaders of North and South Korea to meet in Pyongyang amid deadlock on the North's nuclear weapons programme.

Moon, Kim agree to third summit to discuss denuclearisation

South Korea

UN admits failing to educate Koreans on refugee crisis

UN refugee agency spokesperson discusses why it has not taken a more active role to help Yemeni refugees in South Korea.

UN admits failing to educate Koreans on Yemeni refugee crisis

South Korea

After backlash, there's now love for Yemeni refugees

With anger and hatred, there is also sympathy and support for the Yemeni asylum seekers on Korea's Jeju island.

Residents of Jeju island offer helping hand to the Yemenis

South Korea

US to continue military drills with South Korea: Mattis

US last week cancelled a meeting with North Korea, citing insufficient progress on denuclearisation.

US to continue military drills with South Korea: Mattis

Weather

East Asia faces more flood threats

Summer rains in Japan and the Koreas have been significant and haven't yet ceased.

East Asia faces more flood threats

Sport

Historic gold for Unified Korean team at Asian Games

Victory in the 500-metre race in Indonesia comes a day after the combined women's team won bronze in another event.

Unified Korea team wins dragon boat race at Asian Games

South Korea

Appeals court increases Park's sentence to 25 years

Court also fines Park, who was removed from office in 2017 over corruption allegations, almost $17.8m.

Appeals court gives ex-Korean President Park 25-year sentence

South Korea

'Yemeni refugees are scary, they should be sent home'

More than 550 Yemeni asylum seekers are on South Korea's Jeju island, and local residents have mixed feelings.

Residents of Korea's Jeju island talk about Yemeni refugees

Weather

Twin typhoons threaten northern Asia

Typhoons Soulik and Cimaron strengthen as they bear down on Japan and South Korea.

Twin typhoons threaten northern Asia

North Korea

Separated by war, Korean families meet after decades apart

Six-day reunion, hosted in North Korea, is the first time most of 150-plus people meet family from across the border.

Separated by war, Korean families meet after decades apart

South Korea

North Korea set to host temporary family reunions

North Korea to host meet-and-greet reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Korean families to meet after decades in temporary reunions

Weather

Twin typhoons threaten Japan and South Korea

Soulik and Cimaron strengthen as they bear down on Japan and South Korea.

Twin typhoons threaten Japan and South Korea

South Korea

'If we're fake, tell us who the real refugees are'

Yemeni asylum seeker in South Korea talks fleeing the war as well as facing Islamophobia and discrimination.

Yemeni refugee on escaping war and life on South Korea's Jeju

South Korea

Can you wait 68 years to meet your family?

Separated by Korean War decades ago, selected families get chance to meet for the first, and perhaps one final, time.

Separated by the war, Koreans to meet in rare family reunion