U.S., South Korea suspend more drills to bolster North Korea diplomacy

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea have suspended upcoming joint air defense drills to give diplomatic efforts with North Korea “every opportunity to continue,” the U.S.... Read more »

Golf: Piercy grabs lead at CJ Cup, as Koepka makes charge

SEOUL (Reuters) – Scott Piercy rolled in a birdie on his last hole to take a one-shot lead at the PGA Tour’s CJ Cup in South Korea as fellow... Read more »

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

LONDON (Reuters) – Insurers from across the world have called for amendments and a two-year delay to a change in accounting rules aimed at increasing visibility of how they... Read more »

Asia shares rally as Wall Street bounce relieves

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian equities got some much needed relief on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. earnings reports drove a rebound on Wall Street and helped restore a little confidence... Read more »

Bodies of South Korean climbers killed in Himalayas are returned home

SEOUL (Reuters) – The bodies of five South Korean mountaineers who lost their lives climbing the Himalayas were returned to their home country on Wednesday, with officials attributing the... Read more »

North seeks ‘substantive outcome’ in economic cooperation talks with South

SEOUL (Reuters) – North and South Korea met on Monday to discuss the next steps in their pact to renew economic cooperation, with the North saying it wanted a... Read more »

Asia shares bounce after rout, but sentiment fragile

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares found a slightly firmer footing on Friday to set course for their first gains in two weeks, but the rout continued in Shanghai where... Read more »

Trump says next summit with North Korea’s Kim to come after November U.S. elections

WASHINGTON/ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held after U.S. congressional... Read more »

Asian shares subdued as global growth woes linger; sterling rises

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares steadied in early Wednesday trade after world stocks hit eight-week lows the previous day on worries about global economic growth, although the pound stayed... Read more »