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THAAD deployment won't be affected by Park's ouster

South Korea's military on Friday vowed to push ahead with the deployment of an advanced US missile defense system "as quickly as possible," unaffected by the political crisis following the ouster of ...

Updated : 2017.03.10 16:37

Korea to send 12th team of soldiers to UAE in military ties

South Korea plans to send more than 130 soldiers to the United Arab Emirates Friday to replace a similar number of service members tasked with boosting bilateral military cooperation, the defense min...

Updated : 2017.03.10 16:34

FM Yun vows no policy change after Park's impeachment

South Korea's foreign minister called for diplomats stationed overseas on Friday to do their utmost in assuring host countries that there will be no change in policy direction even after the presiden...

Updated : 2017.03.10 15:07

Korea raises cyberattack alert level

South Korea said Thursday that it raised the alert level against cyberattacks by one notch in a bid to better fend off an expected increase in cyberattacks from North Korea and others on the country'...

Updated : 2017.03.09 21:02

Seoul rejects Beijing's proposal to halt joint drills with US

South Korea's military said Thursday the joint annual exercises with the United States will continue as planned one day after China requested a halt. On Wednesday, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi p...

Updated : 2017.03.09 12:00

White House: THAAD 'critical' to S. Korea's defense

The US THAAD missile defense system being installed in South Korea is "critical" to defending the Asian ally from North Korean threats, the White House said Wednesday. "We're very troubled by the la...

Updated : 2017.03.09 09:47

Acting president renews vow to carry out THAAD deployment

South Korea's Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Wednesday reiterated Seoul's determination to press ahead with the installation of a US missile defense system to the peninsula desp...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:34

THAAD radar system to be delivered this month: source

The powerful "X-band" radar, a core part of the advanced US missile defense system being deployed in South Korea, will be delivered within this month, a military official said Wednesday. On Monday n...

Updated : 2017.03.08 15:18

Korea begins THAAD deployment: military

In a surprise move, South Korea and the United States began deploying the highly controversial anti-missile system here, just hours after North Korea test-fired ballistic missiles that it said were a...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:35

US missile systems form shield against N. Korean threats

A US missile defense system being deployed here is expected to enhance the capabilities of Seoul and Washington to counter Pyongyang's escalating missile threats, though it may not be a panacea, offi...

Updated : 2017.03.07 18:00

S. Korea reiterates nuke-free stance amid talk of redeploying US nukes to Korea

South Korea will stick to its policy of keeping the Korean Peninsula free of any nuclear weapons, the foreign ministry said Tuesday, amid growing talk of the US' possible deployment of its tactical n...

Updated : 2017.03.07 16:23

Annual excavation of war dead to begin next week

The Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday that its annual excavation work for the remains of South Korean soldiers who fell during the 1950-53 Korean War will kick off in Gapyeong, east of Seoul,...

Updated : 2017.03.07 14:52

US begins THAAD deployment in Korea

The United States has begun the process of deploying an advanced missile defense system to South Korea, the US and South Korean militaries said Tuesday, a day after North Korea test-fired four ballis...

Updated : 2017.03.07 11:12

Seoul to push for tougher sanctions on NK missiles

The South Korean government and the ruling party agreed on the need to push for more "effective" sanctions to counter North Korea's persistent provocations Tuesday, a day after Pyongyang fired off fo...

Updated : 2017.03.07 10:09

S. Korea capable of fending off NK missiles: defense minister

Defense Minister Han Min-koo said Monday that South Korea is capable of defending itself from any missiles launched by North Korea, after Pyongyang fired four projectiles earlier in the day. During ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 16:55