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Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye (left) arrives for her trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul in August 2017. File photograph: AP

South Korea’s disgraced ex-president Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 24 years in prison and fined 18 billion won (€13.8 million) after a deep corr(...)

Supporters of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye protest in front of a court in Seoul on Tuesday. Photograph: Yonhap via Reuters

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 30-year jail term for former president Park Geun-hye who was ousted last year amid an influence-peddling (...)

South Korea’s president Moon Jae-In: Relations with China have been strained since the deployment of the Thaad system by Seoul. Photograph: Yonhap/AFP

South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in travels to Beijing this week for talks with China’s Xi Jinping, with the agenda expected to focus on the North Kor(...)

A South Korean protester during a rally against the Thaad system. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

A new documentary, The Blue Butterfly Effect, exposes the tensions in the South Korea-US relationship by showing local opposition to the installation(...)

South Korea’s players take part in a training session for World Cup qualifier against China on Thursday. South Korea’s embassy in Beijing has issued a safety warning to  fans planning to attend the match amid heightening tensions between the two countries. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

South Korea’s embassy in Beijing has issued a safety warning to football fans planning to attend this week’s World Cup qualifier against China, amid a(...)

A visitor walks by the TV screen showing a report about North Korea’s missile firing in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP

North Korea has fired four ballistic missiles into the sea near Japan in what appears to be a sign of outrage at the ongoing joint military drills bei(...)

 Doan Thi Huong (left) and Siti Aisyah after being arrested in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam. Photograph: EPA/Royal Malaysia Police Handout

Malaysia will cancel visa-free entry for North Koreans coming to the country from Monday, as diplomatic ties between the two nations worsened over the(...)

A lawyer for South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, prays before the opening of her impeachment trial at the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/AFP/Getty Images

Jay Y Lee, the heir apparent to the Samsung empire, was trying to push through a corporate merger seen as critical to his plans to succeed his father (...)

A protester shouts slogans in front of a caricature of Park Geun-Hye during a rally urging  impeachment  on December 7th. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Gety Images

South Korea’s National Assembly will vote on a Bill to impeach troubled president Park Geun-hye on Friday after a corruption and influence peddling s(...)

A demonstator holds candle with placard reading ‘Park Geun-Hye Out’ during a rally on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

Park Geun-hye’s approval rating has plummeted to a record-low of 4 per cent as a graft and influence-peddling scandal threatens the South Korean presi(...)

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