North Korea's Kim Yo-jong blames Seoul's propaganda leaflets for the country's Covid outbreak even as Pyongyang declares "shining victory" against the disease.
At least nine people were killed and seven others missing in South Korea after intense downpours flooded major roads, metro stations and homes in the heaviest rainfall the country has ever recorded.
The US is wooing Asian tech economies to join a mega semiconductor supply chain, which excludes China.
At least seven people have died in and around the South Korean capital of Seoul overnight after record-breaking torrential rain knocked out power and left roads and subways submerged.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi holds talks with Japanese officials during the last leg of her controversial tour to Asia that has drawn Beijing's fury and led to outsized military exercises around Taiwan.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan in an upcoming Asia-Pacific region tour amid heightened tensions between the US and China over Taiwan.
North Korea said earlier this month it was on a path to "finally defuse" its first publicly declared coronavirus crisis even as Asian neighbours experience a resurgence in infections driven by Omicron subvariants.
While Kim has increasingly threatened his rivals with nuclear weapons, it’s unlikely that he would use them first against the superior militaries of the US and its allies, observers say.
South Korean ministry officials say the country will allow access to North Korean broadcasts to encourage Pyongyang to take similar steps and prepare for future unification.
Ties have been fraught for years over the bitter legacy of Japan's occupation of Korea from 1910 to 1945, but officials on both sides hope talks between the foreign ministers will secure a breakthrough.
Netflix's most-watched series ever, South Korean smash hit Squid Game, is tipped to become the first foreign-language show to break into the prestigious Primetime Emmys drama ranks.
South Korea's President Yoon Suk-yeol issued the warning at his first meeting with the top military commanders since he took office in May.
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