| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:47 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's foreign exchange authorities have been engaged in a quiet war in recent months to hold down the won, throwing more firepower at it than for years in a bid to support exports and help keep the economy on its fragile recovery...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:09 PM
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:50 AM
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Roy Choi has gone through a lot in the last few years, and his journey — from a chef ingloriously fired from a high-profile restaurant to food truck pioneer to baron of a restaurant empire — has been much celebrated lately.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - China and South Korea have signed a film co-production agreement that was described as a "landmark" by officials.
The deal was signed by China's Cai Fuchao, director of the State Administration of Film Radio and television (SARFT), and...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North.
Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:16 PM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war."
If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face "stern"...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:41 AM
(Reuters) - Asia will spearhead gains in global equities in the coming year as ample central bank liquidity boosts shares, according to a worldwide Reuters poll that pointed to more modest gains for developed markets.
The vast majority of the more than...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:25 AM
South Korean authorities raided a sprawling compound south of Seoul on Wednesday in an unsuccessful search for a reclusive millionaire with ties to the doomed Sewol ferry.
Tycoon Yoo Byeong-eun is wanted for questioning in connection with Cheonghaejin...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:31 AM
The lunch specials at Seoul BBQ in New Britain are some of the best bargains around. Like the almost-standard complimentary chips-and-salsa brought to the table at most Mexican restaurants, or the slightly less-standard preliminary treat of fried papadams...
| May 30, 2014
| 7:50 PM
North Korea said Saturday it has sentenced a South Korean Baptist missionary to hard labor for life on charges that he spied and tried to set up underground churches, the latest in a string of missionaries to run into trouble in the rigidly controlled...