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No More Visa-Free Travel For North Koreans As Malaysia Cancels Travel Agreement

North Koreans traveling to Malaysia have to secure a visa starting on March 6. The decision to cancel the visa-free travel deal was said to be due to national security concerns.

March 1, 2017 at 9:27 am

South Korea And US Annual Military Drill Commences

The Foal Eagle joint military exercise starts amidst increased tension in the Korean peninsula. It's expected to run until April.

March 1, 2017 at 7:13 am

5 North Korean Security Officials Executed Over False Reports To Kim Jong Un

Five of previous state security chief Kim Won-Hong was executed over false reports.

March 1, 2017 at 4:01 am

China's Media Calls For Boycott Of Lotte And Other Korean Products Over THAAD

China's calls for a boycott after Lotte agreed to a THAAD-related land deal with the South Korean government. A boycott could greatly affect Korean companies.

February 28, 2017 at 7:39 am

North Korean Ministries To Blame For Kim Jong Nam's Death, South Korea Says

South Korean intelligence has claimed that North Korea may have played a role in Kim Jong-Nam's death.

March 1, 2017 at 7:09 am

Two Space Tourists To Take Groundbreaking Trip, Thanks To SpaceX

SpaceX will send two private individuals on a flyby to the moon in 2018. The trip will be done using the Dragon 2 capsule.

February 27, 2017 at 10:21 pm

Informal Talks Between US And North Korea Cancelled

The back-channel discussions were slated to be held early in March. The decision to cancel the talks came after it was revealed that VX nerve agent was used to attack Kim Jong-Nam.

February 27, 2017 at 12:25 am

Int'l Air Passenger Traffic In South Korea Grows 12.1 Percent In January

International air passenger traffic in South Korea increased 12.1 percent in January from the previous year, boosted by a sharp rise in passengers to and from Japan as well as other Asian nations, according to a government report.

February 25, 2017 at 7:15 am

Google Uncovers CloudFlare Bug; Personal Data Leaked Out For Weeks

Code allowed requests to return with cached information from CloudFlare sites. Uber and OKCupid downplayed Cloudbleed impact.

February 25, 2017 at 7:07 am

North Korea Blasts China For Mean Behaviour

The country's state-run media lashes out at China's decision to stop coal imports and claims it's "dancing to the tune of the US."

February 25, 2017 at 7:03 am

Malaysia Becomes The 11th Country To Use Samsung Pay

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. announced Friday it has launched Samsung Pay in Malaysia, adding another key international market for its flagship mobile payment system.

February 24, 2017 at 10:18 pm

Happy Pokemon Day! Niantic Unveils New Event

Pokemon Go players can capture a Pikachu wearing a party hat starting on Feb. 26 as part of the Pokemon Day celebrations. The event will run until March 6.

February 24, 2017 at 6:40 am

Mercedes Benz Korea To Recall 280 Vehicles Due To Takata Airbags

Mercedes-Benz Korea will recall around 280 vehicles that were sold in South Korea due to concerns about a defective airbag that also affected other car brands globally, according to the transportation ministry.

February 24, 2017 at 4:40 am

Malaysian Authorities Claim Deadly Nerve Agent VX Caused Kim Jong-Nam's Demise

VX nerve agent was reportedly found in the victim's face and eyes. The deadly chemical has been listed as a weapon of mass destruction.

February 23, 2017 at 9:09 am

Tesla Model 3 Production Good To Go In July

Tesla revealed that production for the Model 3 sedan is ready to commence in July and will go full steam by September.

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