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Seoul Office Vacancy to Stay High as Economy Slows, Savills Says Office vacancies in Seoul will probably remain high this year due to weakened demand for space from companies as South Korea's economic growth slows, according to Savills Plc. The average vacancy rate of prime offices in Seoul soared to 14.1 percent at … Read more…

Mirko Cro Cop says he's out of UFC Seoul, announces retirement (Updated) Mirko Cro Cop has suffered a shoulder injury during training and has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 79 bout in Seoul, South Korea. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 50 Comments ⋆ Rec Recommend … Read…

North Korean drones trespassed into South's airspace, Seoul says SEOUL, Sept. 2 (UPI) — South Korea said North Korean drones trespassed into the South's side of the demilitarized zone several times during the high-level talks in August – but Seoul's military was unable to shoot them down even after they entered … Read more on…

Seoul Says North Korea Laid Land Mines at Border SEOUL—North Korean soldiers laid three land mines that exploded a week ago on the South Korean side of the nations' heavily fortified border, the United Nations and Seoul's military said. The explosions severed the legs of two South Korean soldiers. Read more on Wall Street Journal

North Korea welcomes agreement but says Seoul 'learned a lesson' In Seoul, South Koreans expressed relief but also skepticism about the North's latest "regret" over the land mine blasts in the DMZ, The Korea Herald reported. "I was worried about the possible breakout of war, but I am so relieved that the two Koreas ……

North Korea preparing to shoot down South's loudspeakers, Seoul says Seoul has said the North fears the South's propaganda campaign because it exposes the regime in Pyongyang. South Korean outlet News 1 reported Seoul has hired a woman defector as one of the commentators for South Korea's propaganda campaign, … Read more on UPI.com

North Korea executes minister by anti-aircraft fire, says Seoul North Korea has executed its defence minister by anti-aircraft fire for crimes including falling asleep at a meeting in front of Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader, Seoul's intelligence agency has reported. Hyon Yong Chol, 66, had enjoyed a rapid rise … Read more on Financial…

North Korea Developing Ballistic-Missile Submarine, Seoul Says SEOUL—North Korea appears on track to deploy in four to five years a fully operational submarine capable of launching ballistic missiles, a South Korean military official said Monday. If completed, it will present a fresh, hard-to-detect danger for U … Read more on Wall Street Journal

N. Korean Diplomat to Address UN Rights Council, Seoul Official Says SEOUL—. A South Korean Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday that North Korea would dispatch its top diplomat to a high-level U.N. human rights meeting next week, in an apparent attempt to counter international criticism of the country's human rights … Read more on Voice…

North Korea demanded billion for summit with South Korea, says ex-Seoul … SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il repeatedly pushed for summit talks with South Korea before his 2011 death but the plans failed because Pyongyang demanded $ 10 billion and large-scale shipments of food and fertilizer, … Read more…

Seoul says joint exercises to proceed despite North Korea's stance SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's defense ministry said Thursday that annual joint spring drills with the U.S. will proceed as planned, despite North Korea's call to cancel them in exchange for its pledge to suspend nuclear testing. It was unclear … Read more on…

North Korea Planning War Against South to Unify Two Koreas, Says Seoul North Korea is gearing up to declare an all-out war on its rival South Korea in order to unify the two countries by next year, Seoul has alleged. By boosting its military capabilities and doubling its forces in several units, North Korea could…

Seoul: Government says mayor's 'hope' for equal marriage was a mistranslation The Seoul Metropolitan Government has released a statement on mayor Park Won-soon's apparent endorsement of same-sex marriage last week, saying it was “not an expression of his own volition.” In an interview with the San Francisco Examiner on … Read more on PinkNews.co.uk