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Ondol, or Kang? Chinese, Koreans in war of words over who invented the traditional heated bed
Is Kim Jong-un purging another high-level official? South Korea 'looking into' rumours
'Dumb Starbucks' shop opens in Los Angeles, confusing customers
'We make the music and people describe it', says Grammy-winning French band Phoenix
Seoul wants Unesco to register records on Japan's wartime sex slaves
North Korea has world's worst security for nuclear materials: report
Apparent suicide of K-pop star's family members shocks fans
South Korean lawmakers to adopt resolution condemning Abe’s ‘shameless behaviour’
Senior North Korean officials aren't fleeing to China after Jang's execution: South Korea
Kim Jong-un's nephew resurfaces with French police protection
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's nephew in France lays low after Jang's execution
South Korea caught in crossfire amid air defence zone row
Toronto is world's most youthful city; Shanghai ranks 20th: survey
China arrested dozens of North Korean defectors, says South Korean media
Japan's prime minister calls South Korea a 'foolish country': magazine report
Japan, South Korea concerned that China's smog will affect them

South Korea and Japan have sounded the alarm about potentially hazardous air pollution from northern China, which is expected to worsen this winter.

6 Nov 2013 - 10:06AM

South Korea and Japan have sounded the alarm about potentially hazardous air pollution from northern China, which is expected to worsen this winter.

Japan, South Korea concerned that China's smog will affect them
China's most popular reality shows come from South Korea
North Korea wanted second Korean war in 1965, says Chinese scholar
South Korean NGO publishes details of Pyongyang's human rights abusers

A non-governmental organisation in South Korea released a booklet on Wednesday containing the personal details of North Korean human rights abusers to warn Pyongyang of a potential day of reckoning when the two Koreas are unified.

24 Oct 2013 - 3:36AM

A non-governmental organisation in South Korea released a booklet on Wednesday containing the personal details of North Korean human rights abusers to warn Pyongyang of a potential day of reckoning when the two Koreas are unified.

South Korean NGO publishes details of Pyongyang's human rights abusers
Japan calls China a challenge in outline of national security guideline
Rescuers in Seoul battle to save six workers trapped in underground reservoir
Koreans from China suffer workplace deaths

Two deadly industrial accidents in South Korea last month in which Korean-Chinese labourers were among those killed has raised concerns over the treatment of this class of migrant workers in the country.

2 Aug 2013 - 2:18AM

Two deadly industrial accidents in South Korea last month in which Korean-Chinese labourers were among those killed has raised concerns over the treatment of this class of migrant workers in the country.

Koreans from China suffer workplace deaths
Triad leader Lu Chuanbo returned to China after arrest in South Korea
South Korea scraps celebrity troops caught in clubs

South Korea's Ministry of National Defence announced yesterday it would end the controversial "entertainment soldier" system, which allows conscripted celebrity soldiers to serve as publicity agents and entertainers for the armed forces.

19 Jul 2013 - 3:07AM

South Korea's Ministry of National Defence announced yesterday it would end the controversial "entertainment soldier" system, which allows conscripted celebrity soldiers to serve as publicity agents and entertainers for the armed forces.

South Korea scraps celebrity troops caught in clubs
Number of Chinese speakers in US surges to 2.9m

A US Census Bureau report, "Language Use in the United States: 2011", shows that there were nearly 2.9 million Chinese speakers in 2011 - up almost 360 per cent from 1980.

10 Aug 2013 - 5:28AM

A US Census Bureau report, "Language Use in the United States: 2011", shows that there were nearly 2.9 million Chinese speakers in 2011 - up almost 360 per cent from 1980.

Number of Chinese speakers in US surges to 2.9m
How did Hong Kong become North Korea’s No 2 trading partner?
Seoul presses China over status of North Korean defectors
South Korean military scraps celebrity conscript system
Hong Kong and South Korea sign tentative deal to fight tax cheats
Number of Chinese speakers in US rises 360pc in 30 years