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South Korea passes laws that declare air pollution a ‘social disaster’

Faces with a record level of air pollution, South Korea has passed a set of legislation which has designated the problem a "social disaster". The...

Koreas jointly propose Unesco recognition for traditional wrestling

In a move that marks reconciliation between the North and South Korea, both the neighbouring countries have jointly proposed registering a traditional cultural practice...

North Korea readjusts clocks to match South Korean time

Keeping the promise that its Korean leader Kim Jong Un had made during the historic bilateal summit with South Korea, North Korea has readjusted its...

Studies suggest possible connection between geothermal plant and earthquake

An experimental geothermal power plant injecting water a few kilometres underground was probably the reason behind a magnitude-5.4 earthquake that struck the South Korean...

North and South Korea resume talks

North and South Korea have agreed that they will hold military talks to reduce tensions, following their first talks in two years, in which...

North Korea and South Korea to reopen talks

In a sign of a possible thaw of relations between North Korea and its southern neighbour, North Korea said that it has reopened a...

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