A politician in South Korea is working to overturn a centuries-old tradition which sees babies become one on the day of their birth and then get an additional year tacked on when the calendar hits January 1.
K-pop singer Jung Joon-young has been arrested in South Korea over allegations that he illegally shared sexually explicit videos of women taken without their knowledge or consent.
North Korea using a possible rocket launch as leverage in negotiations with the US would be catastrophic for global diplomacy, a South Korean presidential adviser has said.
South Korea and the US are ending their massive springtime military drills as part of efforts to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis.
The BBC is seeking to “captivate Chinese audiences” with a Mandarin adaptation of hit series Life On Mars.
Aberdeen University has been forced to abandon an ambitious plan to create an international campus in South Korea.
A Japanese broadcaster has cancelled a live TV appearance by South Korean boyband BTS after a photo went viral of one of their members wearing a T-shirt showing an atomic bombing.
Simon Cowell has donated £25,000 to an animal charity to help close down a dog meat farm in South Korea.
Mulberry has unveiled plans to launch itself into South Korea with a new joint venture partner, as it reported softer UK sales for the year.
An Aberdeen firm is to carry out installation work for the world’s first “carbon-free island” in South Korea.
The largest ever Winter Paralympics were officially opened last night at the Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
A veteran South Korean actor who was under investigation for alleged sexual abuse of his students has been found dead.
Hit drama Luther is to be remade in South Korea, BBC Worldwide has announced.
North-east ice-cream firm Mackie’s of Scotland is targeting sales growth in Taiwan and South Korea in a fresh assault on Asian export markets.
Bitcoin prices took another tumble as investors were spooked by news that South Korean authorities were launching a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.
More than 2,700 people have signed a petition to Aberdeen’s Lord Provost calling on him to abandon a trade deal with a South Korean city due to the Asian country’s tradition of eating dogs.
Lord Provost George Adam has travelled to the South Korean city of Mokpo to meet its leaders and strengthen bonds between the north-east and the far east.
Aberdeen's Lord Provost will jet off to the far-east this week to try and boost business links with cities in South Korea and Japan.
A court has sentenced the former Korean Air executive in the “nut rage” case to a year in prison after finding her guilty of violating aviation law.
Two people have been killed and more than 60 injured in a crash involving about 100 vehicles in foggy weather on a bridge near South Korea’s Incheon International Airport.
This is the horrific moment a helicopter crashed beside a block of flats in Gwang-ju, South Korea, yesterday.