The U.N. Security Council will meet on Wednesday, at the request of the United States, over missile launches by North Korea and the possibility of an "escalatory" provocation after Pyongyang conducted what it said was a key test at satellite launch site.
The United States will ask the United Nations Security Council to this week discuss North Korea's recent missile launches and the "the possibility of an escalatory DPRK provocation," said a U.S. State Department official on Monday.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened a new mountain spa and ski resort that’s intended for people to enjoy “high civilization under socialism” in another example of the country using tourism exemptions in sanctions to build revenue for its broken economy. Kim cut the ribbon during the ceremonial opening of...
Looking for a fun, cheap night out in Seoul, South Korea? Head straight to Euljiro Nogari Alley. After the print shops, hardware stores and other businesses close for the day, the narrow stretch transforms into an outdoor nightspot. Think pubs serving beer and nogari (dried fish snacks) right on the street. Kyu Young Bang runs Manseon Hof. He breaks down the lively scene for us.
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Welcome to the Seoul edition of our “City Roots” series. South Korea’s capital is known as the City of the Future, but it’s got plenty of old-school charm, too. We’re seeking out iconic neighborhoods and historical treasures.
A South Korean court slapped three Samsung Electronics executives with jail sentences Monday for their roles in tampering with evidence during an accounting fraud probe. Computers and servers were stashed in factory floors as part of the executives’ scheme to hide evidence from authorities investigating the alleged fraud at Samsung Biologics, according to prosecutors. A...
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