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The Changwon K-pop World Festival, contestants from around the globe perform imitation dances or sing cover versions of the genre's biggest hits
f(x) member Amber, Goo Hara, and other stars remember the singer and actress
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun holds talks with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts
(UPDATED) The storm hits the southern parts of South Korea, prompting flood warnings and triggering landslides in affected areas
(UPDATED) Analysts say Pyongyang frequently couples diplomatic overtures with military moves, as a way of maintaining pressure on negotiating partners
Nine of the injured are from South Korea, while the nationality of the others is not yet known
To celebrate his birthday, RM donates around 100 million won to the Seoul Samsung School for hearing-impaired students
(UPDATED) Seoul's agriculture ministry says 3,950 pigs from 3 farms in Paju are to be culled
South Korea accuses Japan of violating World Trade Organization principles
North Korea's state media says its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a fresh test of a 'super-large multiple rocket launcher' system
No further details are immediately available but these are the latest to be fired since July. Previous launches have been identified as short-range missiles.
Cho Kuk is appointed to the role by President Moon Jae-in
Cinemalaya 2019's Best Picture winner will be competing at the 24th Busan International Film Festival in October
Big Hit Entertainment is scouting for new members for their upcoming 2021 K-pop girl group – why not give it a shot?
The Philippines is set to acquire several new warships from South Korea
Jeong Kab-yoon, a 5-time lawmaker from the Liberty Korea Party, sparks an outcry for scolding Joh Sung-wook, an unmarried academic who is in her mid-50s, for not having children
South Korea's Supreme Court sends their cases back for new proceedings, saying that errors had been made in the judgments
Alden is the latest Filipino actor to receive the award
The former BIGBANG member was questioned by police for illicit overseas gambling, the latest step after his retirement in March due to prostitution claims
The 'East Sea territory defence training' aims to solidify the South Korean military's resolve to defend the Dokdo islands and its surrounding areas
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says the 'newly developed' system was a 'great weapon'
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says the South Korean government plans to donate two of its navy’s old corvettes as the Philippines buys two brand new ones from Hyundai Heavy Industries
International adoption from South Korea began after the Korean War as a way to remove mixed-race children, born to local mothers and American GI fathers, from a country that emphasized ethnic homogeneity
(UPDATED) South Korea says its military is 'tracking the movement in the North in case of additional launches, with firm readiness'
South Korea will 'actively utilize the trilateral information-sharing channel with the United States as the intermediary' in place of the accord with Japan
It is Britain's first post-Brexit trade deal in Asia and follows similar agreements with nations including Chile, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland
Japan's foreign minister Taro Kono says 'the decision to end the pact by the South Korean government is a complete misjudgment of the current regional security environment and it is extremely regrettable'
The dispute between the two US allies has raised concerns over the potential implications for their security cooperation in the face of North Korean missile tests, and the possible impact on global supply chains
The East Asian nations hold a three-way summit in Beijing this, with China positioning itself as mediator in a growing trade spat between Japan and South Korea
Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen calls the deal 'historic,' saying it is Israel's first such agreement with an east Asian nation
Anticipation for renewed dialogue is on the rise after the US and ally South Korea wrapped up a two-week joint military drill on August 20
(UPDATED) The South Korean military says the projectiles were fired from near the city of Tongchon of Kangwon Province into the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan
President Moon Jae-in says Seoul is willing to work with Tokyo to secure 'fair trade and cooperation' in the region
South Korea creates a new category for countries that have signed the world's top 4 export control agreements but 'violate international norms.' It places Japan alone in that category.
The group is set to take their 'first official long-term break since their debut'
US President Donald Trump is determined to resume the talks with North Korea ahead of the 2020 US presidential elections
The rising temperature on the peninsula threatens to derail putative negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington, with the North saying the combined drills are a 'flagrant violation' of the process
An unnamed North Korean foreign ministry spokesman says the US-South Korea war games are a 'flagrant violation' of efforts to reach peace
(UPDATED) Japan's move comes with the countries mired in a long-running dispute over the use of forced labor during World War II
North Korea carries out a third test in 8 days – two short-range projectiles from its east coast – in the early hours of Friday, says the South's military
Despite North Korea saying its missile launches are a 'solemn warning to the South Korean warmongers', a Pentagon official says there is 'no adjustment or change in plans'
Olympic medalist Tamas Kenderesi has been allowed to leave South Korea after paying a fine for 'thoughtlessly touching' a nightclub dancer
Diplomats aim to defuse tensions in a long-running dispute between Japan and South Korea
(UPDATED) South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff say the two devices were fired from the Wonsan area on the east coast at dawn and flew around 250 kilometers
Organizers say the contract with Juventus obliged Cristiano Ronaldo to suit up for at least 45 minutes, but he did not play a single second
American superstar Caeleb Dressel looks untouchable, but controversies continue to hit the world meet
It was not immediately known whether the boat's crew of 3 were defectors or accidental crossers of the border
(UPDATED) A 38-year-old and a 27-year-old succumbed to grave injuries after an internal balcony gave away in a South Korea nightclub