‘Korea, U.S. in talks over THAAD’

A senior U.S. defense official confirmed Tuesday that Washington was considering deploying an advanced missile defense system to South Korea to better handle North Korean threats.Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work said the U....

Assembly back in business

The National Assembly began sailing forward Wednesday after the latest compromise between rival parties, but stormy weather could await according to analysts, as a slew of thorny issues have yet to be worked out.South Korea’s mai...

Woman gets suspended jail term for defaming Park

A woman accused of libeling President Park Geun-hye was sentenced to four months in prison with a one-year stay of execution, a Seoul district court said Wednesday, as Korean authorities clamped down on online badmouthing of the K...

Park urges N.K. to join trust-building efforts

President Park Geun-hye urged North Korea on Wednesday to join South Korea’s efforts to build trust and lay the groundwork for the potential unification of the divided Korean Peninsula.Park also pressed North Korea again to aband...