North Korea plans to send a 230-member cheering squad as part of its delegation to next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said Wednesday, as South Korea’s president announced his support of a proposal for the rivals’ first unified Olympic team.
South Korea's top financial regulator said on Monday it is seeking deeper cooperation with regulators in China and Japan in curbing speculative transactions of cryptocurrencies, amid global worries about a bubble.
South Korea's increase of the minimum wage will boost private spending, which in turn can help Asia's fourth-largest economy break from its low growth trend, a senior government official said on Friday.
North and South Korea on Wednesday reopened a cross-border hotline which had been shut down since 2016, forging ahead with peace overtures despite taunts from US President Donald Trump who said he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than Kim Jong-un.
South Korea on Tuesday offered talks with North Korea amid a standoff over its weapons programs, a day after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he was open to negotiations but that his country would push ahead with “mass producing” nuclear warheads.