North Korea using Africa to slip sanctions - UN report

2017-03-04 16:36

A confidential report says North Korean weapons barred by the United Nations sanctions ended up in the hands of UN peacekeepers in Africa.

Live anthrax sent to Australia: Officials

2015-05-30 10:55

US authorities investigating the mistaken shipment of live anthrax by a military lab have discovered another batch of the lethal bacteria.

Ogunode sets 100m Asian record

2014-09-28 20:38

Qatar's Femi Ogunode has won the Asian Games 100m gold in a new continental record time, despite wet conditions in Incheon.

Next Sorento reveal in August

2014-07-29 10:08

Kia will unveil its third-generation Sorento in Korea during August. Take a look at how the car was designed...

Samsung says sorry to chip workers

2014-05-15 07:29

South Korean technology giant Samsung has apologized to employees who say they suffered cancer as a result of chemical exposure in its chip factories.

S. Koreans flood banks after data leak

2014-01-21 15:06

Tens of thousands of South Koreans flooded banks and call centres to cancel credit cards following the theft of the personal data of at least 20 million people.

Brawn: Leaving? No, wait! Not?

2013-10-08 09:06

Is Mercedes anchorman Ross Brawn going or staying? Depends on who you believe but certainly the rumours were strong in the pits during the Korean F1 GP.

Webber's curse reaches new low

2013-10-07 08:30

As team mate Sebastian Vettel was drenched in Champagne team mate Mark Webber was in the garage reflecting on his recurring bad luck.

Samsung in once-off Korean GP

2013-09-30 08:56

The upcoming 2013 Korean F1 GP will see two of the four Formula teams powered by a Renault V8 engine and featuring a new logo - Renault Samsung Motors.

Trainer: Kimi will race in Korea

2013-09-26 11:51

Kimi Raikkonen's trainer has played down rumours the Lotus ace could sit out the upcoming 2013 Korean grand prix... "He'll be there!'


Kia releases first images of new Picanto, reader spots it in Cape Town

2017-01-04 12:21

Kia has released images of its new Picanto, the third-generation of its global best-selling compact car. A Wheels24 reader spotted the tiny city car in Cape Town!

Climate fund signs up first partners

2015-03-27 22:25

The global fund created to spearhead climate change financing has selected its first partners to channel funds to developing countries.

Hyundai-led group agrees to $10bn land deal

2014-09-26 11:00

Hyundai and its two affiliates have approved Asia's biggest property deal since the financial crisis.

Naver goes global with messaging app

2014-07-08 16:00

The founder of Naver is stepping onto the world stage with Line, a messaging app developed to overcome communications wiped out after the 2011 tsunami.

Heartbreaking video shows students as ferry sinks

2014-05-01 16:09

A video from a dead boy's cellphone shows students joking, worrying as the South Korean ferry sinks. Warning: GRAPHIC IMAGES

3 races axed from 2014 F1 calendar

2013-12-05 08:03

The 2014 Formula 1 season will see 19 races instead of a record 22 - New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea have been dropped from the official calendar.

Fire truck: Ja wel, but no fine

2013-10-07 11:02

Organisers of the Korean Grand Prix will escape sanction, even though a fire vehicle was deployed on to the track during Sunday's race.

Hagel tours last Cold War frontier

2013-09-30 22:57

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has toured the South-North Korean border ahead of talks on switching command of combined US and South Korean forces in the event of war.

Kia Koup scoop: We drive it in Korea

2013-09-30 08:39

Kia Motors has launched its brand-new Cerato Koup and Optima in its homeland, South Korea. JANINE-LEE GORDON got to grips with the cars… as much as what was allowed in a place where life is lived by instruction.

Tunisian woman first GCF boss

2013-06-26 21:49

Hela Cheikhrouhou, a Canadian-educated Tunisian, has been named the first executive director of the Green Climate Fund, which will spearhead funding to combat climate change.

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