[SEOUL] South Korean test-takers expressed confusion and dejection on Thursday as the country's highly competitive annual university entrance exam, called a "life assignment exam" by...

SEOUL and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devastating to South Korean businesses...

[SEOUL] South Korean shares rose on Tuesday, notching a record high for a third successive session, after Seoul and Beijing agreed to work swiftly to get strained relations back on track.

SHARES in Lotte Corp, the new holding company for South Korea's No 5 conglomerate, soared some 45 per cent on their debut above their issue price, bolstered by hopes for better corporate...

[SEOUL] South Korea's coal imports are set to hit a record in October as nuclear reactor outages bite into energy supply, new coal-fired power stations fire up and the country braces for the...

[SEOUL] Hyundai Motor posted a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit, but cautioned of continued weak demand and rising competition in the United States, indicating the South Korean firm was...

SOUTH Korea will impose fresh mortgage curbs for owners of multiple homes to put a brake on binge borrowing, amid concerns a build-up in household debt could leave the economy exposed to a crash, the...

[SEOUL] The United States and South Korea will kick off a major navy drill next week, the US navy said on Friday, a fresh show of force against North Korea over its missile and nuclear tests.

[SINGAPORE] Ctrip.com International, China's largest travel website, said the number of tourists using the week-long national holiday to visit South Korea plunged 70 per cent this year, in the...

SOUTH Korea said it will offer tax and loan concessions to companies whose businesses have suffered amid a dispute with China over Seoul's deployment of a powerful missile defence system...