SEOUL

Hackers steal $30m from top Seoul bitcoin exchange

This is the second major attack on South Korean virtual currency exchanges in just 10 days

Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship

Trump rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling a planned June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore, citing "open hostility" from Pyongyang

Trump angers China and South Korea with new trade tariffs

The new tariffs will cause the loss of about 23 000 American jobs and the cancellation or delay of billions of dollars in solar investment

Olympic torch arrives in Seoul ahead of 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games

The Olympics torch arrived in Seoul on Saturday for a four-day relay throughout the capital city

North Korea postpones family reunions

North Korea has delayed reunions of families separated by the Korean War due to “unidentified conservatives in Seoul seeking confrontation”.

The cluck stops here

In a chicken coop for the Seoul art-appreciation set, Eamon Allan finds birds of a certain feather flock together, even when they’re ceramic.

Seoul: North Korea behind March hacking

South Korea says computers in the North were used for an onslaught that wiped hard drives on PCs at TV stations and disrupted banks.

Obama urges China to rein in North Korea

US President Barack Obama has urged China to use its influence to stop North Korea's "bad behaviour" in a nuclear standoff with the West.

What’s the plan if North Korea collapses?

North Korea appears to be making an orderly transition after the death of Kim Jong-il last week, but the risk of collapse is higher than before.

Military back Kim’s heir but will rule together

North Korea's new young leader Kim Jong-un will have to share power with an uncle and the military after the death of his father Kim Jong-il.

Clinton ‘deeply concerned’ for N Korea’s citizens

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the US hopes the new North Korean leadership chooses to guide their nation onto the path of peace.

N Korea media laud son, nation mourns Kim Jong Il

The body of North Korea's long-time ruler Kim Jong Il was laid out in a glass coffin on Tuesday as weeping mourners filled public plazas.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it