Yoon vows to secure preemptive strike capability after N.K. launch

Main opposition presidential candidate Yoon Suk-yeol on Monday vowed to secure a preemptive strike capability after North Korea conducted its fourth missile test this year. Yoon of the conservative People…

Man sets himself on fire over feud with international marriage agency

A 60-something man is in serious condition after setting himself on fire out of anger over a feud with an international marriage agency that refused to arrange a marriage for…

Finance chief rejects ruling party’s call to expand extra budget

Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki on Monday opposed the ruling party’s call to increase the size of the government-proposed extra budget. The finance ministry is working on another round of an…

Nuke envoys of S. Korea, U.S., Japan hold phone talks over N. Korea’s latest projectile launches

The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the United States and Japan held a discussion Monday about North Korea’s latest apparent missile test and agreed to maintain the close trilateral…

N. Korea fires 2 apparent ballistic missiles eastward from Pyongyang airfield: S. Korean military

North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles eastward from an airfield in Pyongyang on Monday, South Korea’s military said, in the recalcitrant regime’s fourth show of force this year.…

U.S. diplomat exercises diplomatic immunity in suspected hit-and-run accident in Seoul: police

Police have closed a probe into a suspected hit-and-run accident involving a U.S. diplomat after the diplomat exercised diplomatic immunity, officials said Monday. The police earlier booked and tried to…

Justice Party presidential candidate resumes campaign

The presidential candidate of the minor progressive Justice Party resumed her campaign Monday after suspending it to review her strategy amid dismal approval ratings. Sim Sang-jeung announced her return in…

Moon emphasizes cooperation with UAE in carbon neutrality, clean energy

Moon’s visit to Korea’s pavilion at Dubai Expo, hospital, remarks in paras 11-15, foreign minister’s visit to the Akh unit in last 4 paras; CHANGES photos) By Kim Deok-hyun DUBAI,…

HDC Hyundai Development chairman offers to resign over Gwangju apartment building collapse

The chairman of major South Korean real estate developer HDC Hyundai Development Co. offered to step down Monday to take responsibility for a recent accident at its construction site that…

Polls show mixed results for rival presidential candidates

Three opinion polls released Monday showed mixed results for rival presidential candidates Lee Jae-myung and Yoon Suk-yeol. In a survey conducted by Realmeter, Yoon of the main opposition People Power…