Ex-MP who sent Pyongyang $450m named Seoul's spy chief
South Korea appointed a former lawmaker who was jailed for sending $450 million to the North as its new spy chief on Friday, as President Moon Jae-in seeks to improve ties with Pyongyang.
Seoul's unification minister resigns over North Korea tensions
South Korea's Unification Minister, its point man for relations with the North, stepped down on Friday over heightened tensions on the peninsula, days after Pyongyang blew up its liaison office with the South.
North Korea vows to step up border military activities
North Korea threatened Wednesday to bolster its military presence at now-shuttered inter-Korean project sites and rebuild guard posts in the Demilitarized Zone, a day after it blew up its liaison office with Seoul, sharply raising tensions on the peninsula.
North Korea to cut communication lines to 'enemy' South: KCNA
North Korea is severing all official communication links with the South, it announced Tuesday in a move analysts said was aimed at manufacturing a crisis on the divided peninsula.
South Korea ruling party wins big parliamentary majority
South Korea's left-leaning ruling party won a landslide election victory, results showed Thursday after the coronavirus pandemic turned the political tide in President Moon Jae-in's favour.
South Korea 'very grave', Moon says as coronavirus cases approach 1,000
The novel coronavirus outbreak in South Korea is "very grave", President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday as he visited its epicentre and the country's total number of cases approached 1,000.
Seoul rebukes US envoy over Moon comments
South Korea's presidential office on Friday publicly rebuked the US ambassador for urging consultations over President Moon Jae-in's plans for joint projects with the nuclear-armed North, calling his remarks "very inappropriate".
Moon, Abe hold 'friendly' talks on ASEAN sidelines
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday held their first talks for more than a year on the sidelines of a regional summit in Thailand, Moon's office said, with the neighbours' relationship in dire straits.
North Korea's Kim sends Moon condolences for mother's death
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a message of sympathy to the South's President Moon Jae-in over the death of his mother, officials said Thursday, the pair's first contact in months with inter-Korean ties at a standstill.