| Sep 1, 2014
| 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:49 AM
Family and church members mourned at a private funeral on Saturday a South Korean businessman linked to a ferry that sank in April killing hundreds of children, though his death remained shrouded in mystery.
Yoo Byung-un, 73, was found dead in a plum...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:47 AM
SEOUL (Reuters) - The captain of a ferry that capsized in April in South Korea's worst maritime accident in decades told a court on Friday he was just following established practice in not making safety checks before the vessel set off, Yonhap news agency...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:48 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean ruling and opposition party leaders agreed on Tuesday on legislation to investigate April's Sewol ferry disaster more deeply, but a spokesman for families of the victims said they would oppose the bill.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:28 PM
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday urged the creation of a nuclear safety consultative group in Northeast Asia, given the high number of nuclear power plants in the region and public concerns over safety.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:35 PM
ANSAN, South Korea — For South Korea, a country that pulled itself out of abject poverty to become the world's 15th-largest economy, the most stinging accusation about last week's ferry sinking is that it looks like a Third-World disaster.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:43 AM
South Korean divers swam through dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing.
The divers, with oxygen and...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:50 AM
The captain and three senior crew members of the ferry that sank last month in South Korea were indicted on homicide charges Thursday, and 11 other crew members were indicted on charges of negligence.
Since the sinking of the Sewol ferry, in which...
| May 18, 2014
| 10:32 PM
South Korean President Park Geun-hye announced Monday that she would disband the coast guard because of its inept efforts to rescue those stranded aboard a sinking ferry, which left more than 300 people dead or missing, mostly high school students....
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
SEOUL — As he hops around the Western Pacific this week, President Obama hopes to unite much of Asia around a free-trade deal, updated alliances and a new power balance. But he first must persuade two of America's closest allies to stop squabbling....