Prosecutors summoned former Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Un-gyu to question him over his alleged involvement in the controversial early closure of the Wolsong-1 nuclear reactor in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang, on Monday.
North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) in a massive nighttime military parade to commemorate its recent Eighth Workers’ Party Congress, state media reported Friday.
North Korea wrapped up a week-long Eighth Workers’ Party Congress Tuesday with an address from leader Kim Jong-un proclaiming a redoubling of work on the regime’s nuclear program.
The ruling and opposition parties are facing off over a media report about groundwater contamination by a radioactive material at the Wolsong nuclear plant, the country's second oldest.
Korea dispatched a delegation to Tehran Thursday to negotiate the release of the South Korean-flagged oil tanker seized by Iranian authorities earlier this week, days ahead of a separate visit by Seoul’s No. 2 diplomat to discuss Iran’s frozen assets
Iran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Monday amid ongoing tension with Washington and discussions with Seoul over what to do with Tehran’s assets frozen in Korean banks.
The number of power plants fueled by coal and nuclear power will be dramatically reduced by 2034 and replaced with renewable energy sources. It is a step toward achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
The mayors and governors of all 17 major cities and provinces in Korea adopted a joint statement warning against Japan releasing contaminated water into the ocean from its crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Noh Kyu-duk, a career diplomat serving as a presidential aide, was named Seoul’s new chief nuclear envoy Monday amid a transition in the U.S. administration expected to introduce a new team of negotiators for North Korea denuclearization talks.
The cost from the controversial nuclear reactor phase-out will begin to be translated in public. Under the revised outline for electricity billing from the Ministry of Energy and the Korea Electric Power Corp., electricity bills...