China virus outbreak chilling recovery for Asian economies

BANGKOK — The virus outbreak in China has put South Korea's economy into an "emergency situation," its president says. Japan is on the brink of recess...
11:46 18 February 2022

Shares take hit as virus outbreak slams profits, events

BANGKOK — Shares slipped in Europe and Asia on Tuesday as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple saying it would ...
8:52 18 February 2022

SKorea’s Moon could seek exemption of UN sanctions on NKorea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday that he could seek exemptions of U.N. sanctions placed on North Korea to bring ab...
7:51 14 January 2022

Moon river: Rocket part ferried on the mighty Mississippi

NEW ORLEANS — With a brass band playing and a parade of workers sporting Mardi Gras beads, a huge component of a new rocket system was wheeled slowly ...
21:24 8 January 2022

Moon renews invitation for Kim to visit South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday said he hopes to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fulfill a promise to visit the...
3:09 7 January 2022

China, Japan, South Korea meet on North Korea, free trade

CHENGDU, China — Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea reiterated their commitment to ending North Korea's nuclear and missile programs at a trila...
6:18 24 December 2021

China, South Korea look to improve ties with Beijing summit

BEIJING — The leaders of South Korea and China said Monday that they look forward to improved ties following a protracted disagreement over the deploy...
10:09 23 December 2021

NASA locates debris from India moon lander that crashed

NEW DELHI — NASA said Tuesday that it has found the debris from India's moon lander, which crashed on the lunar surface in September.
8:37 3 December 2021

In reversal, Seoul to keep Japan military intelligence pact

SEOUL, South Korea — In a major policy reversal, South Korea said Friday it has decided to continue a 2016 military intelligence-sharing agreement wit...
9:58 22 November 2021

Freshman Anthony scores 34 points, No. 9 UNC beats Irish

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Freshman Cole Anthony had 34 points and 11 rebounds in his college debut, leading No. 9 North Carolina past Notre Dame 76-65 in th...
2:00 7 November 2021