Technology giant Samsung introduced new models on Wednesday in the Galaxy smartphone line, as the South Korean company seeks to rebuild its brand after last year's recall of devices that burst into flame.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the demilitarized zone (DMZ) on Friday after arriving in South Korea for meetings with his counterpart, Yun Byung Se, to discuss North Korea's nuclear and missile threats.
A third protestor has died in South Korea, a day after demonstrations broke out following the news that the country's impeached president Park Geun Hye must step down permanently, local media reported Saturday.
Lawyers representing the heir to the Samsung empire, Lee Jae Yong, denied that he had any involvement in bribing South Korea's impeached president on the first day of his trial on Thursday, local media reported.
The US indicated Wednesday it would continue joint military exercises with South Korea following a proposal by China that the drills be suspended in exchange for North Korea halting its nuclear activities.
North Korea should suspend its nuclear activities in exchange for the US and South Korea halting their annual joint military drills, China proposed on Wednesday, as tensions between the two sides escalate.
The United States has begun deploying its THAAD missile defence system to South Korea, the US Pacific Command confirmed on Tuesday, a day after North Korea launched four ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.
North Korea said Monday it had successfully test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, quoting its neighbour's state-run media.
Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday ruled out a rumoured candidacy in South Korea's presidential election, dashing hopes that he might mend deep divisions in his home country amid a widening political scandal.
South Korean prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of Samsung heir Lee Jae Yong on corruption charges linked to the ever-widening scandal surrounding President Park Guen Hye, local media reported.
Investigators say they will decide by Sunday whether to seek the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung on corruption charges linked to the ever-widening scandal surrounding South Korean President Park Guen Hye, reports national media.
South Korea handed out fines to two German and one Japanese carmaker Monday as it announced bans on a series of 10 import models because of faulty documentation, as part of a probe into vehicle emissions standards.
A woman embroiled in South Korea's ongoing political crisis is in police custody, Danish officials confirmed Monday, after she was spotted at an equestrian competition there and picked up on an outstanding Interpol warrant.
Twenty-nine lawmakers left South Korea's ruling Saenuri Party on Tuesday in the wake of the impeachment of President Park Geun Hye, local media reported, with one rebel lawmaker suggesting that outgoing UN boss Ban Ki-moon join their ranks.
There is no legal foundation for the removal of South Korean President Park Geun Hye from power, her lawyers said in a 24-page legal position paper released Friday, as reported by state-run news agency Yonhap.
During his US presidential election campaign, Donald Trump suggested Japan and South Korea should go nuclear amid threats from North Korea. Asian countries are anxiously watching as the US president-elect assembles his administration.
The biggest potential for further developing economic relations between Croatia and the Republic of Korea lies in ICT and infrastructure projects, the fourth South Korean-Croatian business forum heard in Zagreb on Wednesday.
South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung and a state-run pension fund Wednesday in connection with the current corruption scandal involving President Park Geun Hye and her friend Choi Soon Sil, the country's Yonhap news agency reported.
The world's largest smartphone producer Samsung Electronics announced Wednesday that it has acquired Canadian messaging technology specialist NewNet Communication Technologies for an undisclosed price.
Samsung Electronics has made an agreement to buy US car-parts supplier Harman International Industries for 8 billion dollars in cash, the leading South Korean smartphone, television and memory chip producer reported Monday from Seoul.
More than 200,000 demonstrators joined one of South Korea's largest rallies in recent decades on Saturday, calling for the resignation of President Park Geun Hye amid accusations she allowed a friend to influence policy decisions.
Prosecutors in South Korea issued arrest warrants for two former aides to President Park Geun Hye on Sunday, local media reported, as she faced a growing scandal over allowing a close friend to influence her decisions in power.
A South Korean district court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for a confidante of President Park Geun Hye, Yonhap news agency reported, in the latest twist to a political scandal that has engulfed the country's leadership.
South Korean prosecutors have raided the offices of eight banks as part of their investigation into a confidante of President Park Geun Hye who is thought to have had undue influence over state affairs, the Yonhap news agency reported on Tuesday.
Choi Soon Sil - a confidante of South Korean President Park Geun Hye, whose relationship with the executive has raised questions about improper sharing of government documents - apologized Monday as prosecutors began questioning her.
A failed rocket test carried out by North Korea on Thursday demonstrates the "limits" of the communist country's technology, South Korean Defence Minister Han Min Koo said after talks with his US counterpart outside Washington.
The US would respond with the "full spectrum of American military might" if North Korea were to undertake a nuclear attack, US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter says following the latest failed missile test by Pyongyang.
Samsung on Tuesday told component suppliers that they would receive compensation after the leading smartphone manufacturer ceased production of its Galaxy Note7 model, following cases of the devices catching fire.
Samsung on Tuesday suspended global sales of its Galaxy Note7 smartphone with immediate effect and advised users to power the devices down and hand them in, after numerous reports of the phones catching fire.
South Korean tech giant Samsung is changing the production plan for its latest line of high-end smartphones, the company said Monday, as it struggled to contain safety problems that have already forced a global recall.
Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones went back on sale in South Korea on Saturday, almost a month after the electronics giant was forced to undertake a worldwide recall of the devices due to the risk of them catching fire.
North Korea has conducted successful tests of a new type of high-powered rocket engine to guide the country's satellites into space, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported Tuesday, adding to fears of the country's nuclear capabilities.
The US on Tuesday flew two nuclear-capable long-range bombers over South Korea in a show of military strength in response to North Korea's most recent nuclear test, United States Forces Korea (USFK) said.