• S Korea’s Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have already toppled her from power.

  • North Korean ice hockey team permitted to compete in South

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has approved the North Korean women’s ice hockey team to compete in an international event next month at Gangneung, a venue for the 2018 Olympics.

  • NBC to show Winter Olympics in all time zones at same time

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBC says it will broadcast all primetime programming from the Pyeongchang Olympics live across all time zones, a first for the Winter Games.

  • South Korea finds presumed remains of ferry disaster victim

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The first government announcement Tuesday was startling: Salvage crews had found bones near the wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 and killed 304 people.

  • Recovering sunken ferry to heal or harden South Korea’s rift

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Days after South Korea’s president was removed from office, a ferry was lifted slowly from the waters where it sank three years earlier — a disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, and ignited public fury against Park Geun-hye and became a nationally polarizing issue.

  • Report examines grim Bangladesh leather trade, links to West

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.

  • Bettman: Concessions needed for NHL to go to Olympics

    CHICAGO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee and hockey’s governing body will have to make concessions before the NHL sends the world’s best players to the Winter Games in South Korea next year, commissioner Gary Bettman said on Friday.

  • NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April

    The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world’s best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South Korea.

  • Lippi leads China over SKorea 1-0 in World Cup qualifier

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Marcello Lippi earned his biggest win since taking over as coach of China’s national soccer team, leading his squad to a 1-0 victory over South Korea on Thursday in a World Cup qualifier.