Moon Jae-in

South Korea's Moon: 'Desperate need' to improve North Korea ties

South Korean president calls for new talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and says recent threats not helpful.

South Korea's Moon: 'Desperate need' to improve North Korea ties

South Korea

South Korea and China look to improve ties after THAAD dispute

South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks of hope for renewed cooperation at summit with Chinese president, Xi Jinping.

South Korea and China look to improve ties after THAAD dispute

Asia Pacific

S Korean facilities at Mt Kumgang resort must be removed: KCNA

Kim Jong Un says facilities are 'shabby' and need to better reflect North Korea's national character.

S Korean facilities at Mt Kumgang resort must be removed: KCNA

Asia Pacific

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-justice minister's wife

Chung Kyung-shim accused of trying to destroy evidence and faking credentials for her daughter to get to medical school.

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of ex-justice minister's wife

Moon Jae-in

South Korea's justice minister quits amid corruption allegations

Cho Kuk, who was appointed last month, faced resignation calls after allegations of impropriety by family members.

South Korea's justice minister quits amid corruption allegations

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's Moon signals talks with Japan as trade war simmers

President Moon marks 74th anniversary of Korean liberation from Japan with offer of 'fair trade' with Tokyo.

South Korea's Moon signals talks with Japan as trade war simmers

AJ Impact

Moon: Trade dispute with Japan helps no one

Moon's comments come as Japan granted approval for first Seoul-bound shipment of chemicals under new export designation.

Moon: Trade dispute with Japan helps no one

AJ Impact

Japan says export step not aimed at hurting ties with Seoul

Japan's senior government spokesperson plays down measures against South Korea as a boycott of Japanese goods continues.

Japan says export step not aimed at hurting ties with Seoul

Asia Pacific

Second S Korean man sets himself ablaze in apparent Japan protest

Police find bag containing a memo and leaflet criticising Japan over decision to tighten controls on high-tech exports.

Second S Korean man sets himself ablaze in apparent Japan protest

North Korea

South Koreans react with hope, scepticism over Trump-Kim meeting

While some in South Korea are positive, others see the Kim-Trump meeting as 'all style and no substance'.

South Koreans react with hope, scepticism over Trump-Kim meeting

North Korea

Stop mediating between North Korea and US: Pyongyang to Seoul

Comments come amid hopes that stalled talks over nuclear disarmament between the two countries could be revived.

Stop mediating between North Korea and US: Pyongyang to Seoul

North Korea

US, North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says prospects for resumption of US-North Korea diplomacy have brightened recently.

US, North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit

Asia Pacific

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks with Moon

White House says talks to focus on the North's denuclearisation but Seoul's statement refers to the Korean Peninsula.

Trump to visit South Korea in June for talks with Moon