Ye Meng Yuan, Asiana Airlines crash victim, alive when hit by fire truck
Coroner confirms that 16-year-old Chinese student was alive when a fire truck hit her on the runway.
Not entertaining the troops: South Korea scraps pop-star soldiers
Following a series of scandals involving celebrity recruits, the South Korean military has decided that K-pop stars will no longer receive special treatment when they carry out their obligatory service.
If you think the NSA is bad …
Meet South Korea’s spy service, which stands accused of using subterfuge to get a president elected.
Hopes fade for revival of Kaesong industrial zone
A fourth round of talks over the Kaesong complex took place just across the border in the North. Three previous attempts this month all ended in deadlock.
Asiana Airlines not to sue KTVU
"We decided not to proceed with the suit to concentrate all our efforts on dealing with the aftermath of the accident," Asiana Airlines said in a statement.
Cockpit Confucian: Why the racial mudslinging in the Asiana tragedy?
The Korean carrier sues a San Francisco TV station for an ethnic slur, and commentators ask whether 'hierarchical culture' caused the crash.
Asiana will beef up pilot training on new jets; plans to sue KTVU
Meanwhile, the carrier said on Monday that it planned to sue US television station KTVU for reporting racially offensive fake names given for the pilots of the Asiana flight.
Third victim in Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco identified
San Francisco General Hospital says a 15-year-old girl has become the third victim of the Asiana Airlines crash last weekend.
Co-pilots need more training, FAA finds after Colgan Air flight 3407 crash
Announcement comes after questions arise around pilots at controls of Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco.
Relax, Pyongyang: South Korean pop star Rain is now a civilian (VIDEO)
Rain, the South Korean pop star once named Time's 100 most influential people, has been discharged from the military.
World leaders in wax: Kim Jong Il has finally made it
Better than the real thing? You be the judge.
Koreas begin new talks on Kaesong industrial zone
North and South Korea have renewed talks on reopening their jointly run Kaesong industrial zone, one of the last remaining symbols of cross-border reconciliation.
Hannah Warren, first child to receive stem-cell windpipe, dies
Lungs deteriorated despite Hannah Warren's new windpipe working well, doctors say.
Asiana Airlines crash possibly linked to culture of deference
The cause of a commercial airline crash landing in San Francisco is investigated for communication errors rooted in Korean culture of subservience and respect.
Hackers have spied on South Korean military for four years: McAfee report
Security firm McAfee published a report that details how a group of computer hackers spied on the South Korea military.
10 amazing McDonald's commercials that explain the world
The golden arches may fulfill a similar longing across the globe, but the way they do it is decidedly different from country to country.
San Francisco crash: Asiana Airlines Flight 214 'significantly below' desired speed
The National Transportation Safety Board says that Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was "significantly below" its desired approach speed of 137 knots as it neared the runway.
Report: Asiana Airlines pilot made no distress call before crash (VIDEO)
NBC News reports that the pilot radioed "I have trouble" moments after the plane crash landed at San Francisco International Airport.
Koreas hold talks about reopening joint industrial complex
In unusual talks between the sparring nations, North and South Korea meet to discuss reopening joint industrial complex, closed since May.
North and South Korea agree to working-level talks on Kaesong industrial zone
South and North Korea agreed to hold working-level talks this weekend on restarting the shared Kaesong industrial zone.
Young, female, and ambitious — the glass ceiling in South Korea
If you’re smart and attractive, you could work as a flight attendant. There aren’t many better options.
China’s love affair with South Korea
South Korean President Park Geun Hye visits China. Here’s why China loves her.
Hackers claim to post details of US troops online in South Korea cyberattack
Hackers claim to have released the personal information of more than two million South Korean ruling party workers and 40,000 US troops.
Red threat: Kim Jong Un makes the Koreas’ best beer
Embarrassed by its bland industrial swill, South Korea raises the bar to, um, North Korean standards.
South Korea on cyberattack alert as sites shut
Hackers claiming to belong to Anonymous shut down the websites of South Korea's government and two broadcasters, before targeting North Korean sites.
S. Korea, Australia to hold 1st high-level security talks next week
South Korea and Australia will hold the so-called "two-plus-two" meeting on July 4.
Japan to the UN: Leave us alone on WWII sex slaves
Tokyo has dismissed efforts to force public acknowledgement of the Japanese army's use of "comfort women" during World War II.
8 things other cultures do that are awesome
Why don't we throw a party the first time a baby laughs?
South Korea makes sex crime laws tougher
Government of South Korea alters law to permit sex crime cases to go forward even if the victim does not take legal action, among other changes.
Denuclearized North Korea was Kim Jong Il's 'dying wish,' says diplomat
North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il wanted to banish nuclear weapons from the Korean peninsula, Pyongyang claims, as it seeks to secure international talks.
Telling Kim Jong Un's 'secrets'
Two former regime sympathizers do the dangerous work of reporting on North Korea.