Gulf Times - South-Korea
Qatar, South Korea explore joint investments across sectors to boost trade ties

Qatar, South Korea explore joint investments across sectors to boost trade ties

Qatar and South Korea, which enjoys close trade relations with the volume of bilateral trade amounting to $12.5bn during the first ten months of 2018 ...

Top S. Korean animal rights group slammed for mass killing of dogs

Top S. Korean animal rights group slammed for mass killing of dogs

The leader of one of South Korea's largest animal rights groups has been accused of secretly exterminating hundreds of rescued dogs -- despite a declared no-kill policy -- to ensure a continued stream of donations.

S.Korea's Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

S.Korea's Moon replaces top aide amid falling ratings, scandal

South Korean President Moon Jae-in replaced his chief of staff, who played a key role in improving ties with North Korea, with a longtime confidant on Tuesday as part of a shake-up aimed at raising approval ratings amid economic woes and a spy scandal.

Top North Korean diplomat defects in Italy, South Korea investigating

Top North Korean diplomat defects in Italy, South Korea investigating

A high-ranking North Korean diplomat defected several weeks ago in Italy, according to information gathered by the South Korean intelligence service.

South Korea to fine BMW $10 mn over engine fires response

South Korea to fine BMW $10 mn over engine fires response

South Korea said Monday it will fine German automaker BMW 11.2 billion won ($10 million) for allegedly dragging its feet in recalling cars with faulty engines linked to dozens of engine fires.

North, South Korea check work to ease tension in 'milestone' step

North, South Korea check work to ease tension in 'milestone' step

North and South Korean officials inspected work to ease tension on their militarised border on Wednesday, checking on the demolition of bunkers and probing for secret tunnels ...

South Korean booth at Doha book fair hopes to attract more visitors

South Korean booth at Doha book fair hopes to attract more visitors

South Korea is expecting to attract a record number of visitors to its booth at the 29th Doha International Book Fair, which runs until December 8 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

Interpol picks S.Korea's Kim as president over Russian rival

Interpol picks S.Korea's Kim as president over Russian rival

Interpol is to vote for its new president Wednesday, with the US backing a South Korean candidate who Moscow says is part of a last-minute effort to scuttle a Russian frontrunner's chances.

South Korea warns Japan in row over wartime forced labour

South Korea warns Japan in row over wartime forced labour

Japan should avoid aggravating historical tensions in a diplomatic row over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, South Korea's foreign ministry and prime minister have warned.

S. Korea, US resume suspended joint marine drills

S. Korea, US resume suspended joint marine drills

South Korea and the United States on Monday resumed small-scale military training that was indefinitely suspended following an historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Qatar’s supply meets one-third of Korea’s LNG needs

Qatar’s supply meets one-third of Korea’s LNG needs

Qatar and Korea’s bilateral relations have remained solid for decades in various fields of co-operation, especially in the energy and construction sector, South Korean ambassador Kim Chang-mo has said.

S.Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200mn unpaid

S.Korea says fighter jet deal with Indonesia is on track, despite $200mn unpaid

South Korea said on Monday a project to develop a fighter jet with Indonesia was on track, and it will negotiate a way for Indonesia to pay its contribution, of which about $200 million is unpaid.