A Japanese defense report released today reiterates the country's claims to a small chain of islands that South Korea also claims as its own.
Glowing dog: Scientists in Korea say they have created a glowing dog and that the glow can be turned on and off.
A couple of recent high-profile incidents in which young people showed disrespect for elders highlight what some see as a shift away from traditional Confucian values.
Jun Young-su, a member of a Christian church in California, was arrested in November, the latest in a series of Americans to be held by North Korea. Christian worship is banned in the North.
Five Somali pirates flown Sunday to South Korea are blaming the hijacking of the Samho Jewelry tanker on eight other pirates who were killed when South Korean navy seals rescued the vessel and its 21 crew members on Jan. 21.
If signed, two proposed military cooperation agreements to deal with North Korea would be the first such agreements between the two nations since Japan’s occupation of Korea in the early 20th century.
US envoy Stephen Bosworth and South Korea's chief nuclear negotiator appear to be pressing for greater North-South dialogue before returning to the six-party talks.
South Korea announced that it is boosting funds related to initiatives with China. The move comes after North Korea's attack on an island last month.
South Korea: The new drills originally planned for Tuesday could have had even higher stakes: South Korean and American warships are currently engaged in separate military exercises in waters to the south.
North Korea's attack, one of the worst since the Korean War, didn't jar most Seoul residents as they listened to Jingle Bells or tuned into the Asian Games. But men of military age are concerned.