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Seoul mayor Park Won-soon found dead

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon found dead

Mayor Park's daughter had called police on Thursday afternoon to report him missing, saying he had given her a "will-like" message before...Read More

North Korea blows up liaison office shared with South Korea as tensions escalate

North Korea blows up liaison office shared with South Korea as tensions escalate

North Korea has confirmed it destroyed an inter-Korean liaison office on Tuesday, as it continued to dial up pressure against rival South...Read More

North Korea to cut all communication channels with South Korea; says more steps in the pipeline to make Seoul 'suffer'

North Korea to cut all communication channels with South Korea

North Korea said Tuesday it'll cut off all communication channels with South Korea as it escalates its pressure on the South for failing ...Read More

South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

Seoul: South Koreans will be required to wear masks when using public transportation and taxis nationwide starting Tuesday as health auth...Read More

South Korean sect leader apologises for spreading coronavirus in country

South Korean sect leader apologises for spreading coronavirus in country

Shincheonji head Lee Man-hee's plea for forgiveness came after Seoul city authorities filed a murder complaint against him for failing to...Read More

FPJ EDIT: Seeing green shoots amid a slowdown

FPJ EDIT: Seeing green shoots amid a slowdown

Third quarter growth decelerated to 4.7 per cent, slowest in seven years. Growth in the same December quarter in 2018 was 5.6 per cent. M...Read More

BTS cancels Korean concerts due to Coronavirus outbreak

BTS cancels Korean concerts due to Coronavirus outbreak

According to a tweet on the band's official handle, the 'Map of the Soul' tour shows which were previously scheduled for April 11, 12, 18...Read More

Typhoon leaves 2 dead, thousands of South Korean homes powerless

Typhoon leaves 2 dead, thousands of South Korean homes powerless

Seoul: A typhoon passed along South Korea's coast on Saturday, toppling trees, grounding planes and causing at least two deaths before th...Read More

Samsung profit slumps 53 per cent as chip market weakens

Samsung profit slumps 53 per cent as chip market weakens

The world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker Samsung Electronics reported second-quarter net profits slumping by more than half i...Read More

Missile launch warning to South Korean warmongers

Missile launch warning to South Korean warmongers

North Korea has called the test of two short-range ballistic missiles, under its leader Kim Jong-un's guidance, a "solemn warning" to the...Read More

North Korea fires two short-range missiles: Seoul

North Korea fires two short-range missiles: Seoul

The North has warned the war games could affect the planned resumption of denuclearisation talks between Washington and Pyongyang.

Seoul declares national disaster as winds fan massive forest fire

Seoul declares national disaster as winds fan massive forest fire

Seoul: A giant forest fire swept across swathes of South Korea on Friday, as authorities declared a rare national disaster, deploying 900...Read More

1,600 South Korea hotel guests filmed secretly, four detained

1,600 South Korea hotel guests filmed secretly, four detained

Seoul: South Korean police said on Thursday they’ve arrested four people on suspicion of secretly taking videos of about 1,600 guests in ...Read More

PM Modi Receives Seoul Peace Prize For 2018, First Indian To Get The Honour

PM Modi Receives Seoul Peace Prize For 2018, First Indian To Get The Honour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the prestigious Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fo...Read More

South Korea picks Seoul as host city for joint Korean bid to host 2032 Olympics

South Korea picks Seoul as host city for joint Korean bid to host 2032 Olympics

Seoul: South Korea has picked its capital Seoul for its bid for the 2032 summer Olympics, which it aims to jointly host with North Korea....Read More

Two Koreas connect DMZ road across border: Seoul

Two Koreas connect DMZ road across border: Seoul

Seoul: North and South Korea have connected a road across their shared border for the first time in 14 years, Seoul’s defence ministry sa...Read More

Seoul: 7 killed, 11 injured after fire breaks out in a hostel

Seoul: 7 killed, 11 injured after fire breaks out in a hostel

Seoul: At least seven people were killed and 11 others injured on Friday when a fire broke out in a hostel in downtown Seoul, police said...Read More

South Korea’s last polar bear dies ahead of British retirement

South Korea’s last polar bear dies ahead of British retirement

Seoul: The last polar bear kept in South Korea has died of old age only weeks before his planned departure to better living conditions in...Read More

Saina Nehwal sails  into quarter-finals

Saina Nehwal sails  into quarter-finals

Seoul : India ace Saina Nehwal progressed to the quarterfinals of the USD 600,000 Korea Open after seeing off Korea’s Kim Ga Eun at the B...Read More

Saina Nehwal enters pre-quarters; Sameer, Vaishnavi lose

Saina Nehwal enters pre-quarters; Sameer, Vaishnavi lose

Seoul : Saina Nehwal emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the USD 600,000 Korea Open after reaching the prequarter-finals with a straig...Read More

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