South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever

Asia Pacific Sep 18, 2019

South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever

South Korea on Wednesday confirmed a second case of African swine fever near its border with North Korea, raising concerns that the outbreak could spread and wreak havoc on the country's massive pig herds. Officials were planning to cull some 5,000 pigs raised at a ...

Uncertainty looms over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

Soccer Sep 18, 2019

Uncertainty looms over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground. The Seoul-based KFA said it hadn't yet received any information from its counterpart in Pyongyang regarding logistics for the ...

Business Sep 17, 2019

WTO discloses South Korea's complaint against Japan

The World Trade Organization has disclosed Seoul's recent complaint against Japan over its tighter controls on exports of three semiconductor materials to South Korea. The complaint, dated last Wednesday, claims that the Japanese measure constitutes "politically motivated, disguised restrictions on trade." South Korea believes that the ...