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.

South Korea

South Korea offers to facilitate future Kim-Trump talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in is active in trying to facilitate Kim Jong Un's nuclear negotiations with the US.

North Korea

What South Korea stands to gain from Trump-Kim summit

Despite improving Seoul-Pyongyang relations, Trump's meeting with Kim in Vietnam might worry South Korea.

What South Korea stands to gain and lose from Trump-Kim summit

North Korea

Singapore to Hanoi: The winding road since first Trump-Kim summit

A week before their second summit, an in-depth look at what has happened since Kim and Trump last came face-to-face.

Singapore to Hanoi: The winding road since first Trump-Kim summit

North Korea

US, North Korea 'to hold talks this week' after nuclear impasse

Two sides to reportedly finalise second Trump-Kim summit details, as South Korea report doesn't refer to North as enemy.

US, North Korea 'to hold talks this week' after nuclear impasse

South Korea

Be 'more humble' towards past, Moon urges Japan

President urges Tokyo not to 'politicise' issue of South Koreans forced to work by Japanese firms during World War II.

Japan should foster 'more humble' attitude: South Korea's Moon

Asia Pacific

Historic year of inter-Korea relations sees drop in tensions

After a year of improving relations between North and South Korea, many Koreans are both hopeful and cautious about what the future may bring.

Kim Jong Un

Kim calls for more Korea talks with Moon in new year

Kim's letter comes days before he is expected to announce major policy decisions and goals in a New Year's speech.

Kim calls for more Korea talks with Moon in new year

South Korea

North and South Korea to hold rail reconnection ceremony

The largely symbolic event will take place on December 26 at the Pyongyang-controlled Panmun station, Seoul says.

North and South Korea to hold rail reconnection ceremony

North Korea

No-fly zone, military-drill ban near Korea border take effect

Deal includes halt to 'all hostile acts' and gradual removal of landmines and guard posts in the Demilitarised Zone.

No-fly zone, military-drill ban near Korea border take effect

North Korea

North Korea prepares nuclear test site for inspectors

Pyongyang says it dismantled Punggye-ri site in May, but did not allow international inspections at the time.

North Korea prepares nuclear test site for inspectors

Vatican

Pope ponders landmark visit to North Korea after Kim invitation

Invitation to visit was relayed by South Korean President Moon Jae-in during meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican.

Pope ponders landmark visit to North Korea after Kim invitation

South Korea

Visiting Vatican, South Korean president says confident of peace

Moon Jae-in to meet Pope Francis on Thursday; expected to extend invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea.

Asia Pacific

Moon Jae-in urges US to declare end of war with North Korea

The South Korean president said Pyongyang has taken steps to achieve peace and the US should take similar measures.

Moon Jae-in urges US to declare end of war with North Korea

Opinion

How Moon saved Trump's negotiations with Kim

South Korea's president managed to save talks with North Korea and even got Trump talking about a second summit.

Richard Javad Heydarian

by Richard Javad Heydarian

Richard Javad Heydarian