Delta, Korean Air rekindle once-frosty partnership

Sep 8, 2016

Delta, Korean Air rekindle once-frosty partnership

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air are taking steps to mend a chilly relationship, announcing an expansion of their partnership Wednesday where each airline can sell tickets on some of each other’s flights. Delta will also launch a new nonstop flight from its hometown ...

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

May 21, 2016

South Koreans march to protest woman's stabbing death

Hundreds of South Koreans marched in one of Seoul’s busiest leisure districts on Saturday to protest the stabbing death of a 23-year-old woman. Her death has struck a nerve in a country where, despite its reputation for being relatively safe, many women say they ...

North Korea claims successful test of submarine-fired missile

Apr 24, 2016

North Korea claims successful test of submarine-fired missile

North Korea said Sunday that a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) test it conducted under the supervision of leader Kim Jong Un had been a “great success” that provided “one more means for powerful nuclear attack.” The launch a day earlier came amid growing concern ...

North Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

Mar 26, 2016

North Korea warns of strike on Seoul's presidential palace

Upping its rhetoric a notch, North Korea has warned that it will attack Seoul’s presidential palace unless it receives an apology from South Korean President Park Geun-hye for “treason.” The warning is the latest threat against Washington and Seoul over joint U.S.-South Korean military ...

East Asia enjoys the sweet success of just desserts

Sep 26, 2015

East Asia enjoys the sweet success of just desserts

From Champagne shaved ice to bamboo charcoal-flavored ice cream, desserts in East Asia are coming into their own as ever-more inventive chefs look to satisfy the region’s increasingly adventurous diners. While Michelin-starred restaurants have long served the foodies of Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong, ...