South Korean president appoints justice minister despite scandals
An embattled law professor began his duty as South Korea's justice minister after receiving presidential approval on Monday, despite an ongoing probe by state prosecutors into alleged misconduct by his wife.
South Korean president invests in local firms fund amid Japan row
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has put more than 50 million won (around $41,000) of his own money into a fund investing in firms looking to replace Japanese suppliers, his office said Monday, as the Asian neighbours remain locked in a bitter trade dispute.
North Korea warns of military 'reaction' against F-35A jets in South
North Korea on Thursday said South Korea's planned deployment of new US stealth fighter jets was an "extremely dangerous action" that would compel it to use "special armaments" to shoot them down.
South Korea warns of 'prolonged' export row with Japan
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday told top business leaders that Japan's ban on exports of chemicals crucial to the country's tech sector had caused an "unprecedented emergency" and warned of a drawn-out trade dispute.
Seoul food for Trump as Moon serves up US steak
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in sought to appeal to Donald Trump's personal preferences on Saturday with a US steak dinner and a guest list including a star woman golfer. The US president is known for his love of the sport and his simple culinary tastes -- he likes his meat well-done. In the past he…
North Korea slams South for 'meddling' in US talks
North Korea on Thursday warned the South to stop "meddling" in nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington, denying President Moon Jae-in's assertion that dialogue was underway between the two Koreas.
Moon denies US-North Korea nuclear talks in 'stalemate'
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday dismissed the idea that nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington had stalemated but stressed patience was needed to bridge a 70-year "sea of mistrust".
South Korean president calls for new Trump-Kim meeting
South Korean President Moon Jae-in called Wednesday for US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet soon, saying a prolonged impasse could weaken their willingness to pursue dialogue on the Korean peninsula.
South Korea's Moon seeks fourth summit with Kim
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is willing to go anywhere to meet Kim Jong Un for a fourth summit, he said Monday, hailing the North Korean leader's willingness to salvage high-stakes talks with the United States.