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.
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 declares 'war' on coronavirus as cases exceed 5,000
South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared "war" against the coronavirus on Tuesday, as the country reported its biggest daily case increase to date, sending its total past 5,000 -- the largest in the world outside China.
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".
Time running out for US-North Korea deal: South's Moon
Time is running out for Washington and Pyongyang to reach a deal on North Korea's nuclear weapons, the South's President Moon Jae-in -- who brokered their talks -- warned Tuesday.
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.
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.