Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement said on Tuesday it would release vessels it had captured if they prove to be South Korean, after it seized a rig being towed by a Saudi tugboat in the southern Red Sea.
The South Korean won, one of the world's worst-performing currencies over the past month, may further lose ground down the road, possibly flirting with the 1,200-won threshold, given a slew of factors pointing in that direction, although its current downward momentum may ease in the near term, analysts said on Tuesday.
The company behind a proposed coalmine in the Bylong Valley in New South Wales (NSW) claimed the project will make a ‘negligible contribution’ to global climate change, in a fresh submission responding to the historic Rocky Hill judgment.
The number of newborns in South Korea fell again in September, government data showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign of the chronically low birthrate that has plagued Asia's fourth-largest economy for more than a decade.
Persian language is facing a serious challenge from Chinese and Korean languages in Pakistan, said an Iranian professor of Persian language at Pakistan's National University of Modern Languages (NUML).
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's President Moon Jae-in have signed a joint declaration agreeing to work for the "complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula" following their historic summit.
China has called on the international community to put in constructive efforts in an attempt to ease escalating tensions in the Korean Peninsula after North Korea described the UN’s latest round of sanctions against Pyongyang as an “act of war” and tantamount to a total economic blockade.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the joint military exercises conducted by the United States and South Korea, saying the drills could provoke North Korea to carry out more missile tests.