United States

Trump says sanctions on North Korea to stay in place

In meeting with South Korea's Moon, Trump says it's 'not the right time' to ease sanctions on Pyongyang.

South Korea

South Korea's top court orders easing of abortion ban

In landmark ruling, constitutional court orders parliament to map out new laws to replace ban in place since 1953.

South Korea's top court orders easing of abortion ban

South Korea

As Moon heads to Washington, Kim turns to old friend Moscow

South Korean president to hold talks with Trump while North Korea looks for support in the region.

As Moon heads to Washington, Kim turns to old friend Moscow

South Korea

Thousands evacuated after South Korea's wildfire

At least one person dead and more than 4,000 forced to flee after fire broke out on Thursday night.

Thousands evacuated after South Korea's wildfire

Asia Pacific

South Korea launches world's first nationwide 5G mobile network

South Korea becomes the fastest country to launch 5G mobile networks nationwide.

North Korea

Kim and Trump flip-flop as both sides wonder 'what happens next'

Some analysts say Donald Trump's divergent messages on Twitter are keeping diplomacy with North Korea alive.

Kim and Trump flip-flop as both sides wonder 'what happens next'

Asia Pacific

Seoul: North Korea withdrew staff from liaison office

Weeks after Kim-Trump summit ended without agreement, Pyongyang abandons the liaison office in Kaesong.

Seoul: North Korea withdrew staff from inter-Korea liaison office

Asia Pacific

South Korea accuses 4 in spycam scandal involving 800 couples

The men used spy cameras to film and livestream videos of couples at 30 motels for over three months.

South Korea accuses 4 in spycam scandal involving 800 couples

101 East

Reuniting Korea's Families

After 68 years of separation, an elderly South Korean mother has the chance to reunite with her North Korean son.

North Korea

North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US: Diplomat

Pyongyang's senior diplomat tells Russia's Tass news agency that North Korea may rethink ban on missile tests.

North Korea may suspend talks with 'gangster-like' US: Diplomat

Asia Pacific

South Korean singer quits as K-pop sex scandal widens

Spycam videos, which involve men secretly filming women and sharing content, are growing epidemic in South Korea.

South Korean singer quits as K-pop sex scandal widens

Malaysia

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Doan Thi Huong is the last person facing charges for the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Release bid fails for Vietnamese woman in Kim Jong Nam murder

Environment

'Social disaster': South Korea steps up fight against pollution

Pollution in Asia's fourth-largest economy was made worse by factors like coal power generation and vehicle emissions.

'Social disaster': South Korea steps up fight against pollution

North Korea

Trump: 'Very disappointed' if Kim rebuilding N Korea rocket site

Movement of cargo vehicles also spotted recently around an intercontinental ballistic missile plant, news reports say.

Trump: 'Very disappointed' if Kim rebuilding N Korea rocket site

South Korea

South Korea plans artificial rain to reduce Seoul air pollution

President Moon hopes collaboration with China will improve air quality in the country.