South Korean court allows conscientious objection to military service
South Korea's supreme court ruled Thursday that moral and religious beliefs are valid reasons to refuse the country's mandatory military service, in a case that has implications for hundreds of conscientious objectors.
South Korean World Cup footballer banned over military service fakes
A South Korean World Cup footballer was banned for life from the national team for submitting false documents for his military service exemption, the Korea Football Association said on Thursday.
South Korean president to lobby for Kim Jong Un on Europe tour
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that world powers needed to reassure North Korea's Kim Jong Un that he had taken the right decision to commit to denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula.
Moon urges US move towards formally ending Korean War
South Korean President Moon Jae-in called Friday on the United States to move towards the nuclear-armed North's demands for a declaration the Korean War is over, as the allies pursue increasingly different approaches towards Pyongyang.
South Korea envoy urges Nigeria to support peace moves with North Korea
South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Lee In-tae, has canvassed support of Nigerian government for peace process between South and North Korea. Speaking on Friday in a meeting to highlight the current relationship between North and South Korea, the Ambassador expressed hope that the relative peace enjoyed by both countries since the peace initiative…
Two dead, one missing as Typhoon Kong-Rey hits South Korea
Two people died and one person is missing in South Korea as powerful typhoon Kong-Rey hit the country on Saturday, the government said.
North Korea's Kim to visit Seoul, shut missile site
North Korea's Kim Jong Un agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors at a summit with the South's President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang Wednesday.
Moon landing: South Korean leader and North's Kim hold summit talks
South Korea's president and the North's leader Kim Jong Un drove together through the streets of Pyongyang Tuesday past thousands of cheering citizens before opening a summit where Moon Jae-in will seek to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between his hosts and the United States.