NKorea Accuses UN Security Council of Double Standards Over Missile Test

North Korea said Sunday the United Nations Security Council applied double standards over military activities among U.N. member states, state media KCNA said, amid international criticism over its recent missile…

Seoul mayor questioned for 14 hours over allegations of election law violation

SEOUL– Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon returned home early Sunday after 14 hours of questioning by prosecutors over allegations that he spoke falsehood during a TV debate in the run-up to…

North and S. Korea Restore Cross-border Hotline

North and South Korea have restored cross-border communications, with officials exchanging their first phone call Monday after dropping them in August. The restoration comes just days after Pyongyang sparked international…

N. Korea develops enhanced translator using AI technology: propaganda outlet

SEOUL– North Korea has developed an artificial intelligence-based translation program with enhanced speed and accuracy, a propaganda outlet reported Sunday. DPRK Today, a propaganda website, carried a report introducing the…

Battery makers estimated to have posted tepid earnings in Q3

SEOUL– South Korean battery makers are estimated to have logged weaker-than-expected earnings in the third quarter amid a global shortage of automotive chips and recall of electric cars for battery…

Some 15,500 foreigners use e-travel authorization system to enter S. Korea in Sept.: data

SEOUL– More than 15,500 foreigners from visa-waiver countries used the new electronic travel authorization system to enter South Korea in the first month of its introduction, justice ministry data showed…

KOSPI falls 6.9 pct in Q3, marking 1st quarterly decline amid pandemic

SEOUL– South Korea’s stock prices fell 6.91 percent on-quarter in the third quarter due to uncertainty over the U.S. tapering of asset purchases, marking the first quarterly decline since the…

KCCI head congratulates Japan’s new PM, hoping for better bilateral ties

SEOUL– The chief of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has sent a congratulatory letter to prospective Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, expressing hope for better ties between…

Court to question question key suspect in Seongnam land development scandal

SEOUL– A Seoul court was set to question a key suspect in the snowballing corruption scandal surrounding a lucrative land development project near Seoul on Sunday over charges that he…

N. Korea blasts U.N. Security Council for convening meeting on its missile launches

SEOUL– North Korea blasted the U.N. Security Council (UNSC) on Sunday for convening a meeting on its recent missile launches, calling it “a manifestation of double-dealing standard.” Jo Chol-su, director…