A GIANT beach resort in North Korea is nearing completion, a US monitor said on Thursday, with satellite pictures showing rapid progress on the sprawling development, now equipped with a water slide...

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to meet the South's President Moon Jae-in "frequently" next year to discuss denuclearisation of the peninsula in a rare letter sent to Seoul, Mr...

THE two Koreas on Wednesday held a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony for reconnecting and repairing roads and railways across the divided peninsula, with the North calling on the South to push through...

MORE than 70 years after the end of World War Two, the painful and sensitive issue of war-time forced labour is again casting shadows over relations between Japan and South Korea. The dispute...

[SEOUL] When Ashley Park started her marketing job at a Seoul drugmaker she had a near-perfect college record, flawless English, and got on well with her colleagues -- none of which mattered to her...

[SEOUL] Soldiers from North and South Korea crossed into each other's territory peacefully for the first time on Wednesday, Seoul said, as they began checking the dismantlement of guard posts in...

NORTH and South Korea have long grappled over their joint symbols at the United Nations culture organisation, Unesco, but they could share the honours this week when twin applications for traditional...

TENS of thousands of workers launched a half-day strike across South Korea on Wednesday, accusing the government of rolling back pro-labour policies in the face of deepening economic woes. Some 40,...

IN BOTH Asia and the West, regulatory uncertainty surrounding blockchain abounds. And yet, despite this lack of direction, Asia is establishing itself as the clear leader in the race to provide the...