S.Korea cbank chief says China's moves, protectionism to hold back recovery - Nasdaq

By Christine KimSEOUL, March 23 (Reuters) - Recent moves by China to restrain South Korean businesses, seen as retaliation for the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system, will be negative for South Korea's economy, the head of the central bank said ...

[Monitor] Korea's unemployment benefits ranks low - The Korea Herald

A recent report by the Korea Labor Institute showed that South Korea ranks among the lowest in terms of the period during which jobless workers get unemployment benefits. Among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development members, ...

S. Korean military under political attack over NK missile info - Yonhap News

SEOUL, March 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's defense ministry came under fire on Thursday for its alleged failure to disclose information promptly on North Korea's latest missile launch which apparently ended in failure. The liberal Democratic Party ...

S. Korea's economic recovery still slow despite global market picking up pace: KCCI chief - Yonhap News

SEOUL, March 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korea has not gained the momentum needed for early recovery despite the global economy showing signs of picking up pace, the head of a local business group said Thursday. "The pace of domestic economic recovery ...

US working to resolve China's economic retaliation over THAAD: lawmaker - The Korea Herald

The United States is working to stop China's economic retaliation over the deployment of a US anti-missile system in South Korea, a politician here quoted an American diplomat as saying Thursday. Joseph Yun, the US special representative for North ...

N.Korean Missile Test Fails - The Chosun Ilbo

North Korea test-fired a missile from Wonsan, Kangwon Province on Wednesday morning but it exploded shortly after liftoff, the Defense Ministry here said. A military source here said it was probably a new, unproven type of missile. The North has ...

US, Seoul vow to punish Kim Jong Un after failed missile test - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

South Korea and U.S. officials vowed “strong punitive steps” against Kim Jong Un's regime if it continued provocations after North Korea appeared to conduct a failed missile test on Wednesday. Meeting in Seoul, Kim Hong-kyun, South Korea's special ...

North Korea Nuclear War? South Korea Increases Vigilance Fearing More Missile Launches - International Business Times

Just a day after North Korea conducted a failed missile test, South Korea has increased vigilance over Pyongyang suspecting more missile tests in the coming weeks, Seoul's defense officials and experts said Thursday. Kim Jong Un's regime has been ...

China rebuffs South Korea WTO complaint, says respects rules - Reuters

FILE PHOTO: South Korean and Chinese national flags hang from a pole in front of the giant portrait of former Chinese chairman Mao Zedong at Beijing's Tiananmen Square January 9, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray. BEIJING China values trade with South ...

IF NAJIB IS NOT CAREFUL, PYONYANG MAY RETALIATE BY HARASSING M'SIAN HOSTAGES: KL COPS ALLOW ... - Malaysia Chronicle

KUALA LUMPUR – A man wanted by the police to facilitate investigations into last month's murder of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was recorded busy playing snooker at the North Korean Embassy here.

North Korea has “nothing to fear” from more sanctions - SFGate

North Korea has nothing to fear from any US move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system. Envoys say Pyongyang will pursue an “acceleration” of its nuclear and missile programmes. Exclusive: North Korea has no fear ...

S. Korean shares gain in late morning trading - Yonhap News

SEOUL, March 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean shares traded higher late Thursday morning, tracking gains on Wall Street overnight as foreign investors remained net buyers of local stocks. The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) rose 7.34 ...

Exclusive: USS Carl Vinson Shadowed by Russian, Chinese Spy Ships Near South Korea - Breitbart News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, currently deployed in waters near South Korea, is being shadowed by both a Chinese spy ship and a Russian spy ship, a defense official told Breitbart News. While U.S. ships “generally” have a ...

North Korean missile explodes after test launch, US and South Korean militaries say - ABC Online

A North Korean missile appears to have exploded just after it was launched, the US and South Korean militaries have announced, after they detected the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state.

N Korea missile test fails: US, South Korea - The Nation

SEOUL - A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the US and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region.

South Korea returns bodies to China - The Star Online

Going home: Chinese honour guards (left) receiving caskets containing the remains from South Korean honour guards during the handing-over ceremony at Incheon International Airport in South Korea. — AFP. Seoul: Seoul repatriated the remains of 28 ...

Rex Tillerson is completely clueless. Be afraid. - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

China's President Xi Jinping, left, stands near U.S. State of Secretary Rex Tillerson during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Sunday, March 19, 2017. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP). Jonathan Manthorpe ...

North Korea 'Fails' In New Missile Test - malaysiandigest.com

A new North Korean missile test appeared to have ended in failure, according to South Korean and US officials. The reported failed launch on Wednesday came during large-scale annual military drills involving US and South Korean forces that the North ...

S. Korea vigilant against N. Korea's ICBM, nuke test - The Korea Herald

North Korea is highly likely to fire more missiles in the coming weeks as its military prepares to wrap up months of winter training, defense officials and experts here said Thursday. "Chances are high that North Korea may soon take additional ...

Seoul confirms Pyongyang missile test failure - The Hindu

FAILED ATTEMPT?A television screen showing file footage of N. Korean missile launchPHOTO: AFPJUNG YEON-JE. IANS. Seoul March 23, 2017 00:00 IST. Updated: March 23, 2017 03:33 IST ...