A North Korean who swam across the eastern maritime border into the South on Feb. 16 was captured on coastal surveillance cameras 10 times after he swam ashore, but soldiers failed to respond, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.
A North Korean man caught by South Korean soldiers in the eastern border region while attempting to defect to the South on Tuesday appears to have crossed the sea border wearing a diving suit and a set of fins, the military said Wednesday.
The military coup in Myanmar is affecting Korean companies operating in the Southeast Asian country, but the impact is still limited.
South Korea and the United States will conduct joint military exercises beginning on March 8, according to military sources on Sunday, though North Korean leader Kim Jong-un demanded during a recent Workers' Party Congress that the joint drills end.
In a country where enlisting in the military for two years is mandatory for all able-bodied men, the rule has long been an unavoidable hurdle for singers and actors in their 20s who are flourishing in their career heyday. In that sense, having...
Chung Eui-yong, the South Korean foreign minister nominee, said that he believes North Korea is willing to denuclearize in his parliamentary confirmation hearing Friday, while the Pentagon says it has assessed otherwise.
Protecting the territory is a crucial responsibility of a state. It is as important as protecting the lives of the people. And yet, our territorial air and waters were violated quietly in a series of events. On Jan. 27, a...
There’s more to the Joseon Dynasty’s (1392-1910) military ritual than the changing of the guards’ performance in front of Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul. Like many other countries, Joseon Dynasty also sought to institutionalize and categorize ...
South Korea’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday said it was ready to hold military talks with North Korea on “any matter” for the sake of reducing tensions on the peninsula.
The Defense Ministry on Tuesday revised the country’s military conscription law that allows men who made exceptional contributions to Korea's culture, like the members of the world-renowned K-pop group BTS, to postpone enlistment until 30.