Asia Pacific

N Korea says tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North's leader Kim Jong Un did not attend launch, but sent message of 'warm congratulations' to scientists involved.

N Korea says tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea carries out ninth launch since June, just hours after announcing new talks with United States.

North Korea fires possible submarine-launched ballistic missile

Asia Pacific

5G network in South Korea in DMZ border with North

South Korean village in demilitarised zone gets 5G network, perhaps sending hint of denuclearisation perks to North.

South Korea

South Korean fighter jets patrol over islands disputed by Japan

Seoul marks Armed Forces Day with flyover of two jets in disputed islands of Dokdo, also known as Takeshima in Japan.

South Korean fighter jets patrol over islands disputed by Japan

AJ Impact

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

A thriving grey market in North Korea is being powered by mobile phones, evading UN sanctions.

Pyongyang calling: How N Korea is busting smartphone sanctions

United States

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-sharing

Summit comes before talks in Seoul on how to pay for the cost of stationing thousands of US troops in South Korea.

Trump, Moon meet on North Korea, military cost-sharing

South Korea

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

Stalled negotiations on denuclearisation in North Korea on top of the agenda of the meeting between South Korea and US.

S Korea's Moon, Trump to meet amid hopes for fresh N Korea talks

AJ Impact

South Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs

The move is latest in bitter trade dispute between the two countries stemming from a decades-old dispute.

South Korea will lodge WTO complaint over Japan's export curbs

AJ Impact

South Korea’s unemployment rate falls to lowest since 2013

The surprise increase in jobs could signal a 'bottoming out' of South Korea's economy, despite the threat of trade wars.

South Korea’s unemployment rate falls to lowest since 2013

Military

South Korea military spending spikes, has North Korea worried

South's defence spending rises by highest in 10 years and North looks to expand own arsenal as diplomatic moves stall.

South Korea military spending spikes, has North Korea worried

Education

The grandmas saving South Korea's schools

As South Korea's birthrate declines and young people move to cities, elderly students help keep rural schools open.

The grandmas saving South Korea's schools

United States

US rescues 3 crew members from capsized South Korean cargo ship

One person still trapped after the vessel overturned while leaving a port on the coast of the state of Georgia.

US rescues 3 crew members from capsized South Korean cargo ship

North Korea

North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

Latest launches head towards waters off east coast of North Korea, the eighth since July.

North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

Asia Pacific

South Korea music concert promotes peace with North

The concert was held near the heavily fortified border separating North and South Korea, a year after improving ties were marked with a summit between them.

AJ Impact

Ship carrying S Korean cars overturns off coast of Georgia, US

The US Coast Guard is searching for four remaining crew embers, according to Hyundai Glovis.

Ship carrying S Korean cars overturns off coast of Georgia, US