South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan should look back upon its imperialist past but Seoul will “gladly join hands” if Tokyo chooses dialogue, in a carefully choreographed message amid an escalating history and trade row.
Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Thursday that Tokyo had given the green light to export to South Korea chemicals used in chipmaking and smartphone manufacturing.
South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its “white list” of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade
The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea met in Beijing on Wednesday as they seek to encourage progress on North Korean denuclearisation.
Nuclear discussions between Washington and Pyongyang have stalled since a second summit in Hanoi in February ended without an agreement over differences on the extent of denuclearisation
South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.
The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid e-cigarettes on its bases for health reasons, the military said on Monday, following a government warning for people to stop using the devices.
Top US military officer General Mark Milley met with his South Korean counterpart on Thursday to discuss military cooperation and the North Korea threat while seeking
South Korean K-pop singer-songwriter Jung Joon-young was convicted on Friday of gang rape, as well as secretly filming and distributing illicit sex videos of his partners, and jailed for six years.