North Korea spy satellite launch fails as rocket falls into sea due to 'serious defects'

The South Korean military said it was salvaging an object presumed to be part of the crashed North Korean rocket in waters 200 kilometers (125 miles) west of the southwestern island of Eocheongdo.

published on : 31st May 2023

North Korea notifies Japan of plans to launch satellite in coming days

To launch a satellite into space, North Korea would have to use long-range missile technology banned by U.N. Security Council resolutions.

published on : 29th May 2023

South Korean passenger plane flies with open door, lands safely

A passenger opened an emergency exit door during a South Korean flight Friday, causing air to gust inside the cabin before the plane landed safely.

published on : 26th May 2023

South Korea, US troops hold large live-fire drills near border with North Korea

The U.S.-South Korean firing exercises, called “Combined annihilation firepower drills,” are the biggest of their kind. The drills have been held 11 times since they began in 1977.

published on : 25th May 2023

BigHit asks fans to refrain from sending gifts to BTS member J-Hope as he performs military duties

After Jin, J-Hope became the second member of the septet to enlist for his mandatory military duty on April 18.

published on : 23rd May 2023

Seoul city to turn purple to celebrate the 10th anniversary of BTS next month 

City officials expect the events will help boost Seoul's tourism industry, which has been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 22nd May 2023

Canada's Trudeau wants to be 'best of friends' with South Korea

Canadian media outlets also reported on possible meetings between Trudeau and top executives from South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution.

published on : 17th May 2023

US to dock nuclear subs in S Korea for 1st time in 40 years

The planned dock visits are a key element of what’s being dubbed the “Washington Declaration,” aimed at deterring North Korea from carrying out an attack on its neighbor.

published on : 26th April 2023

Netflix to invest USD 2.5 billion in South Korean content

South Korea has cemented its status as a global cultural powerhouse in recent years, thanks in part to the explosive success of the Oscar-winning film "Parasite" and the hit series "Squid Game".

published on : 25th April 2023

South Korea restores Japan on 'white list' three years after downgrading trade status

With Japan's status restored, South Korea now provides preferential treatment to 29 countries –- including the United States, Britain and France.

published on : 24th April 2023

Japan gets ready to shoot down N. Korea spy satellite debris

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un said earlier this week that its first military spy satellite will be launched at an unspecified date.

published on : 22nd April 2023

25-year-old actor-singer Moon Bin of 'Boys Over Flowers' fame found dead at home

Last week, 26-year-old actress Jung Chae-yull was found dead at her home. These deaths have sparked concerns on the harsh competition in the fast-growing entertainment industry.

published on : 21st April 2023

North Korea calls its nukes 'stark reality,' criticizes G-7

North Korea has steadfastly argued it was forced to develop nuclear weapons because of U.S. nuclear threats against it.

published on : 21st April 2023

Xi Jinping calls for 'higher stage' of China-North Korea ties: Report

The message came just hours before G7 foreign ministers demanded North Korea "refrain" from further nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches, warning of a "robust" response.

published on : 18th April 2023

Vedanta signs MoUs with 20 Korean display glass companies

In September 2022, Vedanta Group and Hon Hai Technology Group had entered into a pact to form a joint venture company and invest Rs 1,54,000 crore to set up the semiconductor plant in Gujarat. 

published on : 17th April 2023

US, allies conduct more drills in face of N. Korean threat

Last week, North Korea conducted one of its most provocative weapons demonstrations in years by flight-testing for the first time an intercontinental ballistic missile powered by solid propellants.

published on : 17th April 2023

BTS to release soundtrack for upcoming Korean animated TV series

It will be the first release from BTS as a team since 'Yet To Come' in June, reports Yonhap.

published on : 16th April 2023

Team Korea clinches ITF Asian U-14 championships

The chief minister hoped the event will inspire young players of Odisha and beyond to take up tennis and pursue their dreams.

published on : 15th April 2023

North Korea fires ICBM that may have been new type of weapon

South Korea's military believes North Korea launched a new type of ballistic missile, possibly using solid fuel, a defense official said under anonymity because of office rules.

published on : 13th April 2023

South Korea to conduct launch of its first commercial-grade satellite

The main satellite is tasked with verifying imaging radar technology and observing cosmic radiation in near-Earth orbit.

published on : 11th April 2023
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