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Samsung files case against Huawei for patent infringement

Samsung Electronics has hit back at rival Huawei, filing a patent infringement case against the Chinese electronics company in a move seen to worsen the two firms’ rivalry.

Suspect North Korean nuclear site identified: Report

Seoul - A US think-tank said Friday it may have identified a secret North Korean gas centrifuge plant used in the early stages of the nuclear-armed country's illicit uranium enrichment efforts.

N. Korea says missile tests simulated nuclear strike on South

Seoul - North Korea said Wednesday its latest ballistic missile tests trialled detonation devices for possible nuclear strikes on US targets in South Korea and were personally monitored by supreme leader Kim Jong-Un.

North Korea test-fires three ballistic missiles

Seoul - North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles on Tuesday, in further defiance of the international community and in apparent reaction to the planned deployment of a US defence system in the South.

South Korean auto, shipbuilding workers to go on strike

Seoul - Tens of thousands of South Korean auto and shipbuilding workers are set to launch partial strikes this week after negotiations over wage increases stalled.

South Korea eyes new technology to combat fine dust

Seoul - South Korea seeks to develop a new technology that will curb fine dust that is now emerging as a major health threat in the country.

South Korea confirms anti-missile system site

Seoul - Seoul said Wednesday an advanced US missile defence system will be deployed in a remote southern county and will have the capacity to protect two thirds of the country against feared attacks from the North.

North Korea keeping nuclear test site ready: U.S. think tank

Seoul - Satellite imagery indicates a high-level of activity at North Korea's nuclear test site to ensure the facility is always ready for use on any orders from Pyongyang, a US think-tank said.

One patient was responsible for half of MERS cases

In 2015 there was a serious incident of the respiratory viral disease MERS. A review of the cases reveals that almost half of the infections were spread by just one person.

N. Korea says to cut UN office-based channel to U.S.

Seoul - North Korea said Monday it would close one of the last remaining channels of communication with the US in protest at sanctions on leader Kim Jong-Un for human rights abuses.

Bitter legacy of rival Koreas' Kaesong experiment

Seoul - Five months after Seoul shut down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, South Korean factory owners are still waging a defiant campaign to reopen what was the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.

N. Korea threatens action over US anti-missile system

Seoul - North Korea threatened Monday to take "physical action" after Washington and Seoul announced they would deploy a sophisticated US anti-missile defence system to counter the growing menace from Pyongyang.

Murder suspect indicted in case which fuelled misogyny fears

Seoul - The suspect in a murder of a young woman in Seoul's upmarket Gangnam district was indicted Sunday, in a case that triggered a public outcry over fears of violent misogyny in South Korea.

N. Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile: Seoul

Seoul - North Korea on Saturday appeared to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), Seoul's defence ministry said, a day after the US and South Korea decided to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South.

US to deploy missiles in S. Korea as North riled

Seoul - The United States is to deploy an advanced missile defence system in South Korea, the two allies said Friday, as North Korea warned US sanctions against its leader amounted to a "declaration of war".

U.S. to deploy advanced missile defence system in S.Korea

Seoul - The US and South Korea announced Friday that they had reached an agreement to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South in the face of growing threats from the North.

N. Korea says US sanctions on leader 'a declaration of war'

Seoul - North Korea said Friday that the new US sanctions targeting its leader Kim Jong-Un amounted to a "declaration of a war" and vowed to take strong retaliatory measures.

S. Korea welcomes U.S. blacklist for N. Korea leader

Seoul - Washington's move to place North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on its sanctions blacklist for the first time was welcomed by South Korea Thursday, with Seoul saying it would highlight human rights abuses in the hermit state.

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un accused of cruelty

Seoul - North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-Un, who was personally blacklisted by the United States for the first time over allegations of human rights abuses, has repeatedly shrugged off pressure by the international community while asserting absolute control...

S. Korea to ramp up border propaganda broadcasts to North: Report

Seoul - The South Korean military is planning to ramp up its propaganda broadcasts targeting North Korean troops by doubling the number of loudspeakers along the heavily-fortified border, a report said Wednesday.
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