The Height of Hospitality: A Review of the Four Seasons Seoul

Review: The Four Seasons Seoul Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all credit card […]

S. Korea’s Moon says Kim Jong-un will soon visit Seoul

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will “soon” visit Seoul as part of high-profile diplomacy aimed at ridding North Korea of its nuclear weapons. During a speech before parliament, Moon said that a second North Korea-US summit is “near at hand” and that Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

Washington “indefinitely” delays 2 more military exercises with Seoul

The US continues to wind down the scope of its military activity on North Korea’s doorstep, with the Pentagon announcing on Friday it was “indefinitely” suspending two joint training programs with Seoul. The exercises, which were scheduled to take place within the next three months, have been put on hold with an open-ended date, Pentagon […]

Pyongyang agrees to hold high-level talks with Seoul on March 29 – South Korea

North Korea and South Korea are set to hold high-level talks on March 29, after Pyongyang accepted Seoul’s proposal to discuss the date and agenda items for an inter-Korean summit in April, the Ministry of Unification said Saturday. The meeting will take place in the Korean Demilitarized Zone, at the Truce Village of Panmunjom. The […]

N. Korea will 'counter US' if it holds drills with Seoul

North Korea has threatened to “counter the US” if Washington holds joint military exercises with Seoul while still enforcing sanctions against Pyongyang. “If the US finally holds joint military exercises while keeping sanctions on the DPRK [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea], the DPRK will counter the US by its own mode of counteraction and the […]

Seoul defies WTO ruling, vows to keep ban on Japan’s Fukushima seafood

South Korea vows to maintain its restrictions on Japanese seafood imports and appeal the WTO’s ruling against additional radiation tests and bans on fishery products introduced in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. In 2015, Tokyo filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) challenging South Korea’s import bans that were introduced […]

Seoul Incheon’s New Terminal Opens for the Olympics

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No cryptocurrency ban in South Korea – Seoul

There will be no cryptocurrency trading ban in the short-term in South Korea, according to the Blue Office, the executive office and official residence of the country’s head of state. Friday’s news comes after a major wave of criticism was aroused in South Korea following the previous day’s announcement by the Ministry of Justice, stating […]

Seoul police investigate baby deaths in hospital

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 20:34 Police in South Korea are investigating the death of four newborn babies, who died within 90 minutes of each other on the same intensive care ward in Seoul. The babies suffered from bloated stomachs and breathing difficulties before going into cardiac arrest, and passed away despite the best efforts […]

Tokyo and Seoul will fall first if there is war on Korean Peninsula – Lavrov

Published time: 3 Dec, 2017 02:50 Edited time: 3 Dec, 2017 02:50 Japan and South Korea, whom the US is trying to involve in provocations against North Korea, will become the first victims if conflict breaks out in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned. “While condemning Pyongyang’s nuclear missile adventurism, we cannot […]