Stories By Korea Bureau Chief Lim Yun Suk
103 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.
226 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.
330 Jan 2014 Thu
While no human infection has been reported yet, there are rising concerns in South Korea that the virus could spread further after the Lunar New Year holidays.
402 Jan 2014 Thu
South Korea's defence minister has told his military not to fall prey to North Korea's "carrot and stick" strategy one day after Kim Jong-un called on South Korea to improve relations and end the so-called "useless slandering”.
519 Dec 2013 Thu
South Korean prosecutors have indicted a drug ring comprised of four North Korean defectors. They have been charged with smuggling methamphetamine worth about US$1.7 million into the country.
616 Dec 2013 Mon
Thousands of rail workers have been on strike for a week in South Korea to protest against the government's plan to privatise the rail network.
712 Dec 2013 Thu
Singapore is encouraging more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Korea to establish their offices in the country, said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.