| May 9, 2014
| 1:52 AM
Parents of youths lost in last month's South Korean ferry sinking have brought their anger to their president’s doorstep.
Early Friday, the mothers and fathers of the Sewol ferry victims tried to march on the Blue House, South Korea’s...
| 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 10, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Fifteen crew of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people, most of them children, went on trial Tuesday on charges ranging from negligence to homicide, with the shout going up of "murderer" as the captain entered the court....
| May 24, 2014
| 3:23 PM
FIFA made an extraordinary decision when it awarded the last World Cup to South Africa, welcoming a nation and a continent to stand center stage under the hottest spotlight in international sports.
And despite a few glitches, the 2010 tournament was a...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Caffebene, a South Korea-based coffee franchise, opened its first Chicagoland location last month at 1749 Milwaukee Ave. in Glenview.
It offers gelato, waffles, pastries and other items besides coffee and tea.
| May 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
| Mar 6, 2014
Charged in 1996 with driving drunk and killing a woman, Chicago businessman Kyung Ho Song posted a low bond, liquidated assets worth more than $1 million and slipped out of the country to his native South Korea. For years he lived openly there in a glass-...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Zhou Yang of China won the women's 1,500-meter short track gold medal, successfully defending the Olympic title she won four years ago.
Zhou overcame a false start to win Saturday at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Shim Suk-hee of South Korea earned the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:26 AM
SOCHI, Russia — South Korea won the women's Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China on the last lap to take the lead.
The team of Cho Ha-ri, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee crossed the finish line first Tuesday after Shim...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:44 AM
North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 2:51 PM
In any other sport, it would have been cause for celebration -- an unknown youngster pulls out all the stops to upset a legendary but aging star on the biggest stage of all. But when 17-year-old Russian Adelina Sotnikova unexpectedly captured the...