The S Korea and the US will deploy more of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile launchers that have infuriated Beijing
04 Sep 2017 2:26 PM
China, Pyongyang's main economic and diplomatic ally, opposes any military intervention and calls for a resolution through dialogue.
31 Jul 2017 2:26 PM
It said this was the 15th successful intercept in 15 tests for the weapons system known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD).
30 Jul 2017 8:36 PM
A senior official at the presidential Blue House said Seoul had also informed Beijing of the decision.
29 Jul 2017 1:13 PM
THAAD is not designed to stop an ICBM -- that job is left primarily to the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor system.
08 Jul 2017 3:54 PM
President Moon on Monday ordered an investigation into who tried to avoid avoid the 'green audit' of the THAAD deployment site.
07 Jun 2017 7:26 PM
THAAD system battery was initially deployed in March with just 2 of its load of 6 launchers to counter the North Korean missile threat.
31 May 2017 11:03 AM
The missile test was carried amid China's vociferous protests over THAAD interceptor missiles in South Korea.
11 May 2017 11:55 AM
The remarks come as South Korea heads into a presidential election that will likely elect liberal front-runner Moon Jae-in.
28 Apr 2017 7:37 PM
On Tuesday, North Korea conducted what it called its largest ever combined live-fire drills, near the east coast port city of Wonsan.
26 Apr 2017 10:37 AM
Residents of Seongju county -- where the system will be deployed -- say it poses health and environmental hazards.
18 Mar 2017 3:48 PM