All News

Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89

Sep 8, 2018

Former Associated Press photojournalist Kim Chonkil, whose images captured South Korea's turbulent transition from dictatorship to democracy, has died at age 89

Read more

French actor Depardieu in Pyongyang ahead of anniversary

Sep 8, 2018

French actor Gerard Depardieu has arrived in the North Korean capital ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the socialist state

Read more

Korean boy bands, soccer stars march to different beats

Sep 6, 2018

Boy band BTS hit the top of the charts not long after Son Heung-min and his South Korean soccer team stepped atop the Asian Games podium. The performers and athletes brought acclaim to the country, and it has sparked a national debate on military service

Read more

North Korean media say leader Kim Jong Un has reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula

Sep 6, 2018

North Korean media say leader Kim Jong Un has reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula

Read more

Typhoon leaves major airport closed and destruction in Japan

Sep 5, 2018

The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in at least 25 years flooded a runway and other facilities at one of its busiest airports, closing it indefinitely

Read more

Chinese e-commerce tycoon part of celebrity tech elite

Sep 5, 2018

The e-commerce billionaire who was arrested and released by Minneapolis police is a high-profile member of a Chinese tech elite who enjoy the glamor of movie stars in their homeland

Read more

Japan protests to China over banning of reporter

Aug 30, 2018

Japan has protested to China over its decision to ban a reporter for a conservative Japanese newspaper from covering talks between the countries' diplomats

Read more

Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China

Aug 29, 2018

Human rights groups are urging Google not to offer censored internet search services in China, which they say would make the company an active party to human rights violations

Read more

Japanese man returns home after release by North Korea

Aug 28, 2018

A Japanese man released by North Korea after being accused of an unspecified crime has arrived back in Japan

Read more

China's Didi suspends 1 carpooling service after killing

Aug 26, 2018

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing says it has fired two executives and will suspend one of its carpooling services nationwide from Monday after a woman was allegedly raped and killed by a driver

Read more

Sign up now!