The Korea Herald (Korea)

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea on Thursday reported the development of a new tactical weapons system, adding uncertainty to the situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Following the death of Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho last week, the inheritance tax his bereaved family will have to pay is in the spotlight, with estimates suggesting as much as 200 billion won ($175 million).

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - North Korea’s propaganda outlets on Thursday criticized the South Korean government for conducting military exercises with the US, which it called “provocative actions” that destroy peace on the Korean Peninsula.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - An appeals court said Thursday the government does not have to disclose documents on the negotiations that led to a controversial 2015 deal between South Korea and Japan on Tokyo’s wartime sex slavery, citing national interest.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Upon President Moon’s order, Industry Ministry is devising policy measures to nurture ecosystem for small fabless businesses, engineering talent at universities.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The National Assembly’s Environment and Labour Committee’s proposed visit to China to address the issue of fine dust has fallen through due to the Chinese government’s refusal, the committee said Wednesday.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - US envoy Stephen Biegun will visit Moscow this week ahead of a planned summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, which could take place as soon as next week.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - A United Nations panel has approved a temporary waiver for a series of economic sanctions against North Korea, in a move that will allow Seoul to bring equipment to the North for a joint inter-Korean excavation of the ancient palace site of Manwoldae in the communist state.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - President Moon Jae-in has called for another inter-Korean meeting in a move to be a mediator in denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the US, but the task may have become tougher, according to experts.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Leniency for fintech firms brings both expectations for innovation and concerns for safety