Stories By Korea Bureau Chief Lim Yun Suk
119 Apr 2014 Sat
Desperate rescue operations are continuing in the search for hundreds of passengers still missing after a South Korean ferry sank off the southern coast. Many South Koreans have also gathered to volunteer their services to the distressed families of the missing passengers.
215 Apr 2014 Tue
Come September, the 17th Asian Games will kick off in South Korea, and many will be tuning in to see if North Korea will join the other 44 participating Asian nations in the march past.
307 Apr 2014 Mon
With North Korea's recent ratcheting up of tensions, there has been renewed interest in the new leadership there. Much attention fell on Kim Jong-un's younger sister Kim Yo-jong, when she first emerged on the international stage.
404 Apr 2014 Fri
South Korea's missile test came amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula, fuelled by artillery fire, drones and military exercises.
503 Apr 2014 Thu
Security has been beefed up for South Korean President Park Geun Hye after two drones believed to be from North Korea were found in the country. Hundreds of pictures were recovered from cameras on the drones.
621 Mar 2014 Fri
South Korea is planning to build its first Las Vegas-style casino and entertainment resort. But the integrated resort will be closed to locals, at least for the time being.
719 Mar 2014 Wed
There appears to be little chance North Korea will be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over human rights, mainly because of opposition from its closest ally China.
817 Mar 2014 Mon
A major United Nations investigation into human rights abuses in North Korea is likely to conclude that the country and its leader Kim Jong-un have committed crimes against humanity.
903 Mar 2014 Mon
Countries in Asia are facing more complex domestic challenges and this could affect their ability to conduct their foreign policy in the region and globally. This was the point made by Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong at a conference in Seoul on Monday.
1026 Feb 2014 Wed
Comfort women in South Korea are demanding an official apology and legal reparation from the Japanese government for its wartime system of sex slavery.