Average life expectancy is forecast to rise in many countries by 2030, breaking the 90 years barrier in come places.
How did a economic giant that accounts for a fifth of South Korea's GDP get into the position where its top boss was arrested accused of corruption?
Handcuffed and tied with rope, he arrived for questioning on Saturday after a night in a tiny cell, his bed a mattress on the floor.
Hanjin Shipping, formerly the world's seventh-largest container shipping line, has been declared bankrupt by a South Korean court.
The arrest of Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee - caught up in the corruption scandal swirling around the president - has sent shock waves through South Korea.
Samsung's de facto chief is arrested on suspicion of involvement in a corruption scandal which has led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.
Maciej Kot is celebrating his second World Cup victory within a week at the ski jumping World Cup in South Korea.
South Korea’s signalled its more than ready to host next year’s Winter Olympics by staging the latest round of the World Cup ski jumping.
Prosecutors have submitted a new request to arrest Samsung's chief Jay Y. Lee over an influence-peddling scandal involving South Korea's president.
North Korea’s fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast, according to South Korea’s military.
The new US Defence Secretary has warned North Korea there will be an "effective and overwhelming" response if it chooses to use a nuclear weapon. Speaking at the start of a two-day visit to South Kore
North Korea faces ''overwhelming'' response if it uses nuclear weapons, warns US defence chief MattisDonald Trump’s defence secretary has warned North Korea that it will face an “effective and overwhelming” response if it choses to use a nuclear weapon.
Donald Trump’s defence secretary has warned North Korea that it will face an “effective and overwhelming” response if it choses to use a nuclear weapon.
Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday that he would not be standing for the presidency of his native South Korea, despite once being considered the front-runner for the…
North Korea's most highly-ranked defector in years says Kim Jung-un's regime is crumbling
Choi Soon-sil, the woman at the heart of South Korea's corruption scandal, insists she's been forced to confess.
Faulty batteries have been blamed by South Korean tech giant Samsung for fires that forced the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
The head of the Samsung group has been questioned behind closed doors about his alleged role in a corruption scandal that has led parliament to impeach President Park Guen-hye.
South Korea's special prosecutors' office seeks the arrest of Samsung's de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong on allegations of corruption.
Locals and tourists braved below freezing temperatures to take part in South Korea’s Sancheoneo ice fishing festival on Saturday (January 14).
Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y Lee may be the next head to roll in the influence-peddling scandal which led to the impeachment of South Korea's president.
The former UN chief has arrived back in his home country amid speculation he may run if President Park is forced from office.
The heir apparent of tech giant Samsung has become a criminal suspect in a widening corruption probe engulfing South Korean president Park Geun-Hye.
A South Korean court has jailed a local Volkswagen executive for 18 months for falsifying documents to get import certificates for vehicles.
Samsung says its fourth-quarter profit likely leapt 50 percent from a year earlier to its highest level in more than three years.
Japan has temporarily recalled its ambassador to South Korea over this statue commemorating Korean women forced to work as sex slaves for the Japanese in World War…
The Constitutional Court in Seoul has pushed ahead with the start of an impeachment trial against Park Geun-Hye, despite her refusal to attend
Italian shipyard Fincantieri has been approved as the preferred bidder for cruise-ship builder STX France, but politics could yet scupper the deal.