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Class action suit filed against Apple over iPhone performance

A class action suit is to be filed in South Korea on Jan. 13 in connection with Apple’s degradation of performance on its old iPhone models. The civic group Citizens United for Consumer Sovereignty (C.. …

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Two Koreas unveil results of inter-Korean talks

Cho Myoung-Gyon (left), the South Korean minister of unification, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands across the table …

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Moon, Xi Agree to Strengthen Cooperation to Bring Peace to Korean Peninsula

[International] : President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to strengthen cooperation to use …[more…] …

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China lavishes cash on Cambodia with eyes on Mekong

Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia, officials said Thursday, as Chinese Pre …

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China lavishes cash on Cambodia with eyes on Mekong

Beijing has pledged billions of dollars to build new infrastructure in Cambodia, officials said Thursday, as Chinese Pre …

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(LEAD) Jeju airport suspends operations due to heavy snowfall

(ATTN: UPDATES with new info; CHANGES headline, lead; RECASTS throughout) JEJU ISLAND, South Korea, Jan. 11 (Yonhap) — The international airport on the southern resort island of Jeju was temporarily closed again on Thursday due to heavy snow and ice, …

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Two Koreas unveil results of inter-Korean talks

Cho Myoung-Gyon (left), the South Korean minister of unification, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North Korean Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands across the table …

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US Chamber Chief: Overturning FTA with S. Korea Would Only Benefit Foreign Competitors

[International] : U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue says invalidating the South Korea-U.S. …[more…] …

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[Newsmaker] S. Korea faces balancing act between sanctions, support for NK joining Olympics

With North Korea set to join next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, the Seoul government appears to be struggling wi …

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N.Korean Olympic Team Creates Headache Over Uniforms

Officials here met on Wednesday to quell fears that North Korea’s participation in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will somehow compromise the flying of the South Korean flag. The two Koreas have agreed that they will march together in the opening and closing ceremonies, but the uniforms, wh… …

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(News Focus) S. Korea faces balancing act between sanctions and support for N.K. joining Olympics

By Koh Byung-joon SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Yonhap) — With North Korea set to join next month’s Winter Olympics in the South, the Seoul government appears to be struggling with how to accommodate a large-scale delegation of North Korean officials and athletes …

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2018 will change the lives of the people: President Moon

President Moon Jae-in is faced with many questions from journalists during his New Year’s press conference, at the Yeongbingwan Guest House at Cheong Wa Dae on Jan. 10. By Yoon Sojung Pho …

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What Will Be Gained by N.Korea Joining the Olympics?

North Korea officially confirmed at Tuesday’s cross-border talks that it is taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. In a joint press release, South and North Korea said they agreed to three terms to ease tensions — cooperation to ensure the success of the Winter Olympics, military t… …

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Prosecution presents evidence of NIS special activity fund payments to Park Geun-hye’s Blue House

Concrete evidence of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) providing “special activity fund” payments to the Blue House was presented on Jan. 9 in the trial of former Blue House secretaries Lee Jae-.. …

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1 in 5 S. Korean Women Quit Job after Maternity Leave: Survey

[Domestic] : A new survey shows that one out of five South Korean women are not returning to work after …[more…] …

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1 in 5 S. Korean Women Quit Job after Maternity Leave: Survey

[Domestic] : A new survey shows that one out of five South Korean women are not returning to work after …[more…] …

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Dispute arises over partially covered warnings on tobacco products

Graphic warning images on the cigarette packs of several brands are being partially covered by protective tape, in what …

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Safety commission OKs restart of Wolseong No.3 nuclear reactor

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s nuclear commission on Wednesday approved the restarting of a reactor located in the southern part of the country, three months after suspension of operations. The Wolseong-3 reactor located in Gyeongju, 370 …

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Value of Lee Kun-hee’s hidden Samsung Electronics shares surpasses $5 billion

“The borrowed-name accounts at issue for tax evasion under the special prosecutor were registered under a third-party name in the past to protect management rights and are now being converted to chair.. …

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N. Korea Agrees to Send Athletes to Winter Olympics, Hold Military Talks

[Politics] : North Korea has agreed to send athletes, cheerleaders and journalists to the PyeongChang Winter …[more…] …

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