North Korea's reaction came after South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated his calls for the end-of-the-war declaration that he said could help achieve denuclearisation and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.
Nuclear envoys from Japan, South Korea and the US hold talks a day after Pyongyang tested a long-range missile.
The Korea Fair Trade Commission says the tech giant prevented local smartphone makers from customising its Android OS.
The first such test of long-range missiles in months causes anxiety among South Korean and Japanese officials.
Seoul is developing a new weapon with a flight range of 350-400 km and a payload of up to 3 tonnes, designed to destroy underground facilities such as those North Korea is believed to use to store nuclear weapons, Yonhap reports.
All sex crimes and homicides committed by military members will now be tried by civilian courts rather than courts-martial, following multiple scandals and victim suicides.
Disgraced former BIGBANG star Seungri has been convicted of arranging prostitution and other charges stemming from a sex and drugs scandal by a military court.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached the agreement during several exchanges of letters since April, the presidential office in Seoul said.
Project aims to protect population in and around Seoul, which lies within range of North Korea’s artillery.
In 2019, almost 45 percent of sexual digital crime cases were dropped by the country’s prosecution, compared to 19 percent of robbery cases and 27.7 percent of homicides, a report by Human Rights Watch says.
The historic feud includes Japan forcing mostly Korean women to work in its wartime brothels and has long soured bilateral ties between the two important US allies.
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