[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, ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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.and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »