Stories By Korea Bureau Chief Lim Yun Suk
124 Apr 2014 Thu
With about five months to go before the start of the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, preparations are in full swing for the mega sports international event.
224 Apr 2014 Thu
So far seven crew members including the captain have been arrested after they were charged on several counts, including criminal negligence and abandoning their passengers.
324 Apr 2014 Thu
South Korea’s Ansan city is trying to come to grips with the reality that many of its young residents were killed after a ferry sank off the southern coast on 16 April. Many of the passengers on the sunken ferry were students of Danwon High School, one of 24 high schools in Ansan.
424 Apr 2014 Thu
President Barack Obama is expected to express his condolences during his visit to South Korea, while his meeting with President Park Geun Hye will focus on North Korea.
522 Apr 2014 Tue
As the death toll rose to more than 100 on Tuesday, parents of passengers on board the ill-fated Sewol ferry made an urgent plea to the South Korean government.
619 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.
715 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.
807 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.
904 Apr 2014 Fri
South Korea's missile test came amid heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula, fuelled by artillery fire, drones and military exercises.
1003 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.