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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Take that! Pyongyang lambastes Trump as too much like Obama - The Killeen Daily Herald

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn't expecting: He's too much like Barack Obama. North Korea's state media, which regularly vilified Obama in the strongest terms, had been slow to do the same with ...

US treasury secretary promises to play key role in N. Korea sanctions: FM Yun - The Korea Herald

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin promised to play an important role in cranking up sanctions on North Korea, South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se Wednesday. Yun said he met with Mnuchin during a foreign ministers' meeting of 68 countries ...

North Korea's latest missile test fails - Indiana Gazette

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure today and the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. The reported launch failure comes ...

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on March 23) - Yonhap News

North Korea's nuclear development and missile launches ring loud alarm bells in the Korean Peninsula and the United States. The North has once again test-fired a ballistic missile from Wonsan on the east coast. Despite the botched launch Wednesday, ...