South Korean

17 going on 16: South Koreans to get younger on paper

The current system, widely known as "the Korean age", recognises people as a year old at birth and also adds a year to their age every January 1 -- rather than on their birth date.

published on : 9th December 2022

Caught on camera: Two held for harassing Korean woman YouTuber on Mumbai street

As the woman began to walk away from the spot, the man again appeared on a motorbike with a friend, offering her a lift while she told him in broken English that she did not want it.

published on : 1st December 2022

South Korean comic book artist Kim Jung Gi dies of ‘sudden’ heart attack at 47  

South Korean comic book artist and Guinness World Record holder Kim Jung Gi dies of ‘sudden’ heart attack aged 47  

published on : 6th October 2022

South Korean Navy vessels visit Chennai

ROKS Daecheong, commissioned in 1997, is a multipurpose fast combat support ship capable of supplying ammunition, fuel, fresh water and other logistic support to combat ships.

published on : 29th September 2022

Tamil Nadu woos South Korean businesses to invest in state

The governments of Tamil Nadu and South Korea on Monday held discussions on expanding Korean businesses that operate in the State.

published on : 27th September 2022

Fire in shopping mall in South Korean city leaves 7 dead

Local media cited eyewitness reports to suggest that the fire may have been caused by an explosion of an electric vehicle that was being charged in the basement.

published on : 26th September 2022

Is Samsung’s latest device Galaxy Z Fold4 value for money? 

As per reports, Samsung has received record pre-bookings of over 100,000 for its two new foldables - Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4.

published on : 5th September 2022

'Carter' review: Netflix's South Korean movie is an action extravaganza with mediocre storyline 

In addition to the outrageous yet highly realistic (for the most part) action, the cinematography (both on level ground and high in the sky) is, as expected, quite superb!

published on : 13th August 2022

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong granted special presidential pardon

Lee is currently standing trial in a separate accounting fraud case involving the 2015 merger of Samsung affiliates.

published on : 12th August 2022

After Taiwan, Nancy Pelosi in South Korea to meet political leaders  

Later in the day, Pelosi planned to visit an inter-Korean border area that is jointly controlled by the American-led UN Command and North Korea, a South Korean official said.

published on : 4th August 2022

Netflix to expand 'Squid Game' universe with new reality series 'Squid Game: The Challenge'

The 10-episode competition series is a co-production between Studio Lambert (The Circle) and The Garden (24 Hours in A&E), part of ITV Studios, and it will be filmed in the UK.

published on : 15th June 2022

India's first K-pop artist Sriya: Honoured to represent country at global platform

A trained dancer, Lenka was introduced to K-pop by a friend a few years ago and found herself getting intrigued by the choreography in the music videos. 

published on : 5th June 2022

South Korea's Park Chan-wook wins best director award at Cannes for his  movie "Decision To Leave"

"I'm not a romantic, but I'm very interested in the expression of emotions," said Park in an interview with AFP when the film premiered at the festival.

published on : 30th May 2022

India, Korea must discuss bilateral cooperation on EVs: Ambassador Jae-bok

The Ambassador highlighted that the auto parts industry will soon face massive restructuring if this trend continues.

published on : 25th May 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

South Korea's president-elect wants tougher stance on North Korea

Yoon Suk Yeol, whose single five-year term is to begin in May, said during his campaigning he would make a boosted alliance with the United States the center of his foreign policy.

published on : 10th March 2022

Korean Summit: North to permanently close main nuclear complex facilities

Kim and Moon have decided to opt for peace, with North's promise of shutting down main missile testing sites.

published on : 19th September 2018

Korean archer refuses to celebrate Asian Games gold as compatriot misses military service exemption

Nearly every able-bodied South Korean male is required to enrol by age 28 in the military, although a rare reprieve is gifted to elite sportsmen such as Olympic Games medallists or Asiad champion.

published on : 29th August 2018

North Korea allows South Korean journalists to cover nuclear​ test closing

North Korea had earlier refused to allow South Korean journalists into the country to witness the event, raising worries about the prospect for recently improving ties.

published on : 23rd May 2018
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