Gulf Times - Korea
Trump in China for talks on North Korea's 'cruel dictatorship'

Trump in China for talks on North Korea's 'cruel dictatorship'

Donald Trump toured the Forbidden City with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday as the US president began the crucial leg of an Asian trip intended to build a global front against North Korea's nuclear threats.

Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea Winter Olympics

Britain hoping for record medal haul in Korea Winter Olympics

British athletes are hoping for their best-ever Winter Olympics medal haul in Pyeongchang next February after matching their previous record of four last time around in Sochi.

S. Korea prosecutors seek 12 years' jail for Samsung heir

S. Korea prosecutors seek 12 years' jail for Samsung heir

South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the heir to the Samsung empire be jailed for 12 years over his role in the corruption scandal that brought down the country's last president.

Octopus inspires S Korea 'breakthrough' adhesive patch

Octopus inspires S Korea 'breakthrough' adhesive patch

The clinging power of octopus tentacles has inspired a breakthrough new adhesive patch that works on wet and oily surfaces with potentially huge medical and industrial uses ...

Exploding phone battery: Samsung begins S.Korea exchange

Exploding phone battery: Samsung begins S.Korea exchange

Samsung rolled out replacements for Galaxy Note 7s plagued by exploding batteries in South Korea on Monday, but only a handful of customers appeared to have taken the opportunity to swap their handsets.

British EU exit turmoil alarms Asia, rocks Labour opposition

British EU exit turmoil alarms Asia, rocks Labour opposition

Turmoil unleashed by Britain's vote to leave the EU engulfed the opposition Labour Party while policymakers as far away as China, Japan and South Korea fretted on Sunday over the threat to global financial stability, hours before markets reopen.