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North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missile

Seoul - Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media showed Friday, in a calculated show of strength days before Joe Biden's inauguration as US president.

S. Korea's top court upholds ex-president's 20-year jail term

Seoul - South Korea's top court upheld a 20-year prison sentence for disgraced former president Park Geun-hye on Thursday, in the final ruling over the corruption scandal that brought her down.

Party congress reveals pressures on North Korea: analysts

Seoul - North Korea's twice-a-decade party congress has revealed the extent of the pressures on its struggling economy in the face of the coronavirus epidemic, sanctions, and deadlocked nuclear talks with the US, analysts say.

US envoy to South Korea to leave post next week

Seoul - US ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris will leave his post next week, he said Wednesday, after nearly two years which have seen him at the centre of controversy on several occasions.

South Korea sect leader cleared of hindering virus effort

Seoul - The elderly leader of a secretive religious sect at the centre of South Korea's early coronavirus outbreak was not guilty of hindering the government's virus prevention efforts, a district court ruled Wednesday.

North Korea's Kim pledges to strengthen nuclear arsenal

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to strengthen his country's nuclear arsenal as he delivered his closing address to a top ruling party meeting, state television showed Wednesday, days before Joe Biden takes office as US president.

N. Korea's Kim pledges to 'strengthen' nuclear arsenal: KCNA

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged to strengthen his country's nuclear arsenal in his closing address to a top ruling party meeting, state media reported Wednesday, days before Joe Biden takes office as US president.

Sister of N. Korea's Kim slams South's 'idiot' authorities: KCNA

Seoul - The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un slammed authorities in Seoul over their tracking of a possible military parade in Pyongyang at the weekend, the North's state media reported Wednesday.

North Korea's Kim assumes late father's mantle

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has had his official party title changed, state media reported Monday, assuming a position previously held by his late father in what analysts said was a move to bolster his authority.

North Korea's Kim calls US 'principal enemy'

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the United States is his nuclear-armed nation's "principal enemy", state media reported Saturday, as he threw down the diplomatic gauntlet to the incoming administration of Joe Biden.

Kim Jong Un says US is North Korea's 'biggest enemy': KCNA

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the United States is his nuclear-armed nation's "biggest enemy", state media reported Saturday.

Op-Ed: Baidu scares auto sector with new smart EVs initiative

Sydney - Baidu intends to produce smart EVs using manufacturer Geely according to Reuters. This is major league level, and will hit the auto industry hard. Arguably worse is the fact that the buzz phrase “smart EV” will become unavoidable.

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate former sex slaves

Seoul - A South Korean court on Friday ordered the Japanese government to pay compensation to 12 World War II sex slaves or their families, in an unprecedented ruling that prompted an immediate denunciation by Tokyo.

North Korea's Kim poses in military uniform with gun in new portrait

Seoul - North Korean state media have displayed an unprecedented portrait of leader Kim Jong Un in military uniform -- and an assault rifle on his desk -- as the nuclear-armed nation holds a key meeting of its ruling party.

South Korean delegation heads to Iran over seized oil tanker

Seoul - A South Korean delegation left for Iran on Thursday to negotiate the early release of an oil tanker and its crew seized in strategic Gulf waters this week.

N Korea's Kim pledges to strengthen defence capabilities: KCNA

Seoul - Nuclear-armed North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un vowed to strengthen its military capabilities at a key ruling party meeting, state media reported Thursday, just weeks before Joe Biden's inauguration as US president.

North Korea's Kim admits mistakes as party congress opens: KCNA

Seoul - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un admitted that "almost all sectors" had fallen short of their economic targets as he opened a rare congress of the ruling Workers' Party, state media reported Wednesday.

S. Korean destroyer arrives in waters near Iran after oil tanker seizure

Seoul - South Korea will send a delegation to Iran to negotiate the release of a seized oil tanker and its crew, Seoul said Tuesday, as a anti-piracy unit arrived in waters near the Strait of Hormuz.

South Korea population falls for first time

Seoul - South Korea's population fell for the first time in 2020, with more people dying than were born, the government said Monday, warning that towns in poor regions faced a "crisis of extinction".

Kim thanks North Koreans for support 'in difficult times'

Seoul - Kim Jong Un thanked North Koreans for supporting his leadership in "difficult times" in a rare hand-written New Year letter released Friday ahead of a crucial ruling party congress that will set the country's economic goals.
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