Coronavirus pandemic

South Korea holds parliamentary polls amid coronavirus pandemic

Voters required to use hand sanitiser and plastic gloves when casting ballots and maintain physical distance.

Asia Pacific

Moon's party set for coronavirus boost in South Korea election

South Koreans go to polls on Wednesday to choose 300 seats in National Assembly, with focus on coronavirus, economy.

Moon's party set for coronavirus boost in South Korea election

AJ Impact

Asian stocks fall after Apple warns of lower profit due to virus

As business casualties from the virus grow, Hong Kong and South Korea announce new measures to support their economies.

Asian stocks fall after Apple warns of lower profit due to virus

Coronavirus pandemic

S Korea officials face anger over coronavirus quarantine centres

Protesters rage over plans to quarantine hundreds of Koreans set to be flown home from China's coronavirus epicentre.

S Korea officials face anger over coronavirus quarantine centres

AJ Impact

South Korea's economy grew at decade-low pace in 2019

Despite higher government spending, the country's economy was dragged down by weaker exports last year.

South Korea's economy grew at decade-low pace in 2019

AJ Impact

South Korea’s Moon vows 'endless' property price curbs

Property prices in Seoul's upscale Gangnam district have risen around 20 percent since Moon became president in 2017.

South Korea’s Moon vows 'endless' property price curbs

South Korea

North Korea 'remains open to talks' with US: South Korea's Moon

South Korean leader says US President Trump's birthday greetings to Kim Jong Un a 'good idea' to help break impasse.

North Korea 'remains open to talks' with US: South Korea's Moon

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