South Korea will not develop nuclear weapons: president

2017-11-01 14:46

South Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own despite the threat from the nuclear-armed North, President Moon Jae-In has declared.

South Korean media urges Seoul to develop own nukes

2017-09-04 10:05

South Korean media has called for Seoul to consider building its own nuclear weapons amid growing doubts over its decades-old alliance with Washington following North Korea's sixth nuclear test.

South Korea's Moon urges calm on North Korea, says war unthinkable

2017-08-14 15:58

South Korean President Moon Jae-In called Monday for calm in the standoff with North Korea, saying there should never be another war on the peninsula.

North Korea rejects South's talks offer - report

2017-08-07 08:21

North Korea has rejected offers of talks from the South during a rare exchange between the two rivals' foreign ministers, a report says.

South Korea seeks rare talks with North

2017-07-17 07:22

South Korea has offered to hold rare military talks with the North, aiming to ease tensions after Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile.

South Korea orders probe into US missiles

2017-05-30 18:02

South Korea's President Moon Jae-In has ordered an investigation into why his office was kept in the dark about the arrival of more US THAAD missiles.

Trump wants tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

2017-05-14 15:35

President Donald Trump has called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile in an apparent attempt to test the South's new liberal president and the US.

Moon's down-to-earth manner generates buzz among Koreans

2017-05-11 17:02

South Korean internet users are sharing photos of new President Moon Jae-in cheerfully chatting with aides and taking off his own jacket at a luncheon, projecting an image that he's a down-to-earth president.

South Korea's new president willing to visit rival North

2017-05-10 17:00

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he is open to visiting North Korea under the right conditions to talk about Pyongyang's aggressive pursuit of nuclear-tipped missiles.

Landslide win for Moon in South Korea election - exit poll

2017-05-09 16:44

The exit poll shows that the left-leaning former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In won South Korea's presidential election by a landslide.


Putin urges North Korea talks, says sanctions not working

2017-09-07 10:50

The leaders of Russia and South Korea condemn North Korea's latest nuclear test but seem far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions

South Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

2017-08-17 07:34

There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over US military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programmes.

Trump, Moon agree North Korea poses 'growing direct threat'

2017-08-07 11:31

US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In have agreed that North Korea 'poses a grave and growing direct threat', in a phone call after the UN Security Council backed fresh sanctions on the North.

South Korean leader keeps dog promise

2017-07-28 21:29

South Korea's new president has kept a campaign promise by adopting a shelter dog rescued from possible slaughter in a country where eating dogs is still popular.

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles

2017-06-08 17:36

North Korea has fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles in a continuation of defiant launches while building a nuclear missile that can reach the US.

North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

2017-05-15 05:25

North Korea said the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of long-range ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.

North Korea reports on South's presidential election

2017-05-12 09:11

North Korean state media reported the election of the South's new left-leaning president Moon Jae-In after a two-day delay, but at unusual length.

Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on North Korea - Seoul

2017-05-10 18:48

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In and US President Donald Trump agree on "close cooperation" in dealing with North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.

New South Korean president Moon has led a turbulent life

2017-05-10 05:53

Moon Jae-in, who declared victory in South Korea's presidential election, has led a life as turbulent as that of the nation he will lead.

Seoul: THAAD can defend against North Korean missiles

2017-05-02 11:07

South Korea says a contentious US anti-missile system that is being set up at a converted golf course in the country's southeast is operating and can defend against North Korean missiles.

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