How the Iran nuclear deal matters for North Korea
South Koreans wonder whether their nuclear-armed neighbor will ever follow suit.
Apple vs. Samsung: Tech's best frenemies
Courts have granted Apple more than $900 million over technology pilfered by Samsung. Yet the two rivals still need each other.
Why did North Korea detain an American veteran?
The detention of 85-year-old Merrill Newman is perplexing and opaque, even by North Korean standards.
Venezuela to form joint venture with Samsung
Venezuela and Samsung Electronics will jointly run a factory that makes consumer electronics and home appliances.
How Korean bureaucrats turned K-pop into a national symbol
Forget Samsung, Kim Chi and Tae Kwon Do. South Korea has bet the future on teenage bubble-gum pop. But is it working?
Helicopter crashes into Seoul high-rise apartments, killing 2
A helicopter plunged to the ground in Seoul on Saturday, killing the two pilots after it clipped a high-rise apartment in the city's glitzy Gangnam district.
South Korea's defense ministry mulling guidelines for psychological cyber warfare
Defense chief Kim Kwan-jin earlier stressed the need to conduct psychological warfare operations in cyberspace to counter Pyongyang's attempts to spread its propaganda online.
South Korea's growing 'kimchi deficit'
That kimchi you're eating in South Korea may not be made in South Korea.
Vladimir Putin is now a black belt in taekwondo
World Taekwondo Federation awards Russian President Vladimir Putin a ninth-degree black belt for his work promoting the sport. Watch out Chuck Norris.
Those ‘fake’ North Korean ICBMs may actually be able to reach Seattle
American experts conclude that North Korea’s missile mock-ups are getting ‘scary good.’ (Video)
As mega-typhoon Haiyan makes landfall, disaster-ready Filipinos know exactly how to respond
GlobalPost exclusive: Earthquakes, typhoons and volcanic eruptions inspire the best in Filipinos, reports a Manila-based journalist.
Kim Jong Un and the birth of a personality cult
The North Korean leader’s numerous laurels include basketball star, fashion icon and honorary Nigerian.
East Asia’s flawless fruit fetish
Forget handbags and shoes. Designer fruit is the rage in Japan and South Korea (VIDEO)
Smuggling of human flesh pills continues despite intensified crackdown: data
The capsules contain the remains of dead human fetuses and are smuggled as stamina enhancing drugs.
North Korea returns six detained South Koreans to their home country
North Korea returned six South Korean men it had detained on charges of illegal entry to their home country.
Will Asia's economies benefit from fracking?
The US economy has received a major boost from the controversial drilling technology. China may (or may not) be next.
'Racist' This Africa cigarettes drop the monkey advertising
South Korea's KT&G tobacco company agrees to pull monkey advertising for This Africa cigarettes after complaints.
Austrian spy drone vulnerable to GPS jamming: lawmaker
Concerns over the GPS jamming have increased after a drone crashed in May 2012 during a test flight near the western port city of Incheon.
Nuclear nightmares: Naoto Kan’s great apology tour rolls on
Japan's former prime minister shares his regrets over management of the Fukushima disaster.
Fur product prices rise on growing demand in China
China's demand for all things fur has pushed up their prices by up to 15 percent in markets around the world.
Jellyfish rule the world
Scientists warn that jellyfish are taking over the world's oceans. Meet your new overlords.
Propaganda balloons carry rumors of a North Korean porno
Anti-Kim Jong Un activists exploit creative means to surmount barriers.
295 more S. Koreans confirmed abducted by N. Korea
During the 11th meeting of the commission on Korean War abductees, the government confirmed additional Koreans were kidnapped by the communist country, bringing the total number to 2,560.
S. Korea introduces 'Gangnam Style' tourist police
Around 100 young policemen and women make up the first batch of the new force -- formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in the South Korean capital.
Did North Korea really kill off 20,000 political prisoners? (VIDEO)
As the United Nations investigates, American minister Robert Park alleges that thousands of missing inmates have been murdered.
Wanna do business in North Korea? Good luck!
For the adventurous, North Korea is an untapped — but daunting — business frontier.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
North Korea threatens a 'terrible disaster'
As US-Korean military exercises commence, Kim Jong Un's regime launches a rare personal attack on South Korea's president.
As Obama's Asia 'pivot' falters, China steps into the gap
While diplomats downplayed Obama's no-show in Asia this week, the image of a dysfunctional Washington bolsters China's rise.
North Korea appears to be making weapons-grade plutonium again. Should we be scared?
Satellite evidence demonstrates that a reactor capable of making bomb-grade material is up and running.
More than 100,000 cases of cyber crime occur in S. Korea every year
The data indicates that there were an average of 296 cyber attacks by unidentified hackers per day in 2012