South Korea

Biden, South Korean leader to consult on how to check NKorea

Biden faces growing disapproval within the U.S. over inflation near a 40-year high, but his administration sees one clear economic win in the contest with China.

published on : 21st May 2022

US President Joe Biden starts Asia trip with global issues and tech shortage on agenda

In Beijing, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said that China noted Sullivan's remarks that Biden's visit to the region 'is not aiming at confrontation with China'.

published on : 20th May 2022

Compound men archers assure of silver, women bag bronze in WC Stage 2

Abhishek Verma, Aman Saini and Rajat Chauhan rose above expectations to shock USA 234-228 in quarterfinals before getting the better of South Korea in the shoot-off to seal their place in title clash

published on : 18th May 2022

South Korea’s new leader offers support if North Korea denuclearizes

Yoon, who previously promised a tougher stance on N. Korea, avoided tough words during his inaugural speech amid growing worries that the North is preparing for its 1st nuclear bomb test in 5 years.

published on : 10th May 2022

South Korea's Moon calls for peace with North in farewell speech 

Moon Jae-in leaves office on Tuesday following a single five-year term.

published on : 9th May 2022

South Korea, Japan to take on Brazil; Iran slow off the mark 

Iran is in Group B with England and the United States at the World Cup, which kicks off on November 21 in Qatar.

published on : 5th May 2022

Kim warns North Korea would 'preemptively' use nuclear weapons 

Speaking to thousands of troops and spectators mobilised for the event, Kim vowed to develop his nuclear forces at the "fastest possible speed" and threatened to use them if provoked.

published on : 30th April 2022

US President Joe Biden to meet PM Modi at Quad summit in Japan next month: White House

Biden will also hold bilateral meetings with South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol and Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan.

published on : 28th April 2022

South Korean Olympians awarded lifetime 'chicken pension'

Yoon Hong-geun, head of South Korea's Olympic delegation, had promised athletes a "chicken pension" if they won gold.

published on : 21st April 2022

BTS announces new album, to be out on June 10

The development of the new album comes as BTS complete their 'Permission to Dance On Stage' tour at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, US.

published on : 17th April 2022

Hockey: India beat South Korea to enter Junior World Cup semis

The scoreline — 3-0 — did not flatter Salima Tete & Co. one bit. If anything, India didn’t really have to move out of first gear for a vast majority of the 60 minutes at Potchefstroom. 

published on : 9th April 2022

South Korea’s incoming president nominates his prime minister

South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol’s pick of Han Duck-soo for prime minister is the first major nomination in his government, which is set to be inaugurated on May 10.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Two South Korean air force planes collide and crash, killing three

Friday's incident came months after a South Korean air force pilot died in January after his F-5E fighter jet crashed into a mountain in the city of Hwaseong, south of the capital, Seoul.

published on : 1st April 2022

South Korea has key rocket launch, days after North's ICBM test

South Korea currently has no military reconnaissance satellite of its own and depends on US spy satellites to monitor strategic facilities in North Korea.

published on : 30th March 2022

South Korea reports record deaths amid omicron surge

A strain on the hospital system is expected to increase in the coming weeks, considering the time lags between infections, hospitalizations and deaths.

published on : 15th March 2022
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