Former South Korean dictator Chun Doo-hwan was found guilty of defaming a dead priest on Monday, in connection with a pro-democracy uprising his troops crushed 40 years ago.
Coronavirus tests imported from South Korea by the governor of the US state of Maryland were flawed and ended up not being used, The Washington Post reported on Friday.
Nuclear-armed North Korea was expected to parade its latest and most advanced weapons through the streets of Pyongyang on Saturday, as the coronavirus-barricaded country celebrated the 75th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Un’s ruling party.
MANILA – The Department of National Defense (DND) on Friday has expressed its intent to acquire surplus Bell UH-1H and McDonnell Douglas helicopters from South Korea.
MANILA – Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday said he prefers to acquire naval vessels recently retired by South Korea as these are operational and could quickly be put into service with the Philippine Navy (PN).
Malacañang welcomed the re-exportation of illegal waste shipments back to South Korea as an “environmental victory” for the Philippines.
MANILA – Authorities have warned the public against certain brands of COVID-19 rapid antibody test kits from South Korea which have been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) despite being blacklisted in the United States and several Middle Eastern countries.
South Korea’s parliament was shut down on Thursday and a group of lawmakers were in self-quarantine as the country recorded more than 400 new coronavirus infections.
Coronavirus cases in Asia-Pacific countries are now being driven by people under the age of 50 who may not know they are infected, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning of a “new phase” in the pandemic.
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday confirmed that a sexual harassment complaint was filed against a former Filipino Ambassador to South Korea.
The funeral service for Seoul mayor Park Won-soon, who took his own life after being accused of sexual harassment, was held Monday despite a petition against the city-run ceremony signed by half a million people.
A Seoul court on Friday slashed disgraced former president Park Geun-hye’s prison terms by 10 years, in what should be the final ruling over the corruption scandal that brought her down.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
An independent review panel in South Korea said Friday the heir to the country’s Samsung empire should not be indicted over a controversial merger of two business units seen as a key step to his succession.
As the world commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Korean War, President Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to the more than 7,000 Filipinos who fought to defend South Korea from the North Korean forces.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has suspended plans for military action against the South, state media reported Wednesday, in an apparent sudden dialling down of tensions after Pyongyang blew up a liaison office.
North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, triggering broad international condemnation after days of virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.
North Korea will cut military and political communication links to “enemy” South Korea on Tuesday, state media said, after threats over activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border.
US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries — including Russia — to join the meeting.
The US coronavirus death toll passed 100,000 as the pandemic tightened its grip on South America, which is outpacing Europe and the United States in daily infections.
South Korea reported its biggest jump in coronavirus infections in seven weeks on Wednesday, driven by a fresh cluster at an e-commerce warehouse on Seoul’s outskirts, as millions more pupils went back to school.
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The arrival of the Philippine Navy ‘s first missile-frigate, the prospective BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), will greatly boost the PN’scapability in fulfilling its mandate of defending the country’s vast territorial.
South Korean prosecutors demanded Wednesday a 35-year jail term for former president Park Geun-hye who was ousted and later convicted over a sprawling corruption scandal.