south korea

Former South Korea President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88

The Seoul National University Hospital said Roh died on Tuesday while being treated for an illness. It gave no further details.

published on : 26th October 2021

South Korea's leader vows final push for talks with Pyongyang

While launching a spate of newly developed weapons in recent weeks, North Korea has also slammed Washington and Seoul over what it calls hostility toward the North.

published on : 25th October 2021

South Korea test launches 1st domestically made space rocket

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the three-stage Nuri rocket succeeded in delivering a dummy payload – a 1.5-ton block of stainless steel and aluminum – into orbit 600 to 800 km above Earth.

published on : 21st October 2021

Seoul says North Korea tested possible submarine missile

The launch came hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on North Korea’s nuclear weapons program.

published on : 19th October 2021

K-drama 'Squid Game' becomes Netflix's 'biggest series launch' with 111 million views since debut

According to reports, SK Broadband in South Korea filed a lawsuit against Netflix, seeking monetary damages to pay for increased broadband usage and maintenance costs associated with the show.

published on : 13th October 2021

'Squid Game' strikes nerve in debt-ridden South Korea

The show has struck raw nerves at home, where there’s growing discontent over soaring personal debt, decaying job markets and stark income inequalities worsened by financial crises.

published on : 13th October 2021

India's Anirban Lahiri off to great start in Shriners as Korea's Kang takes lead

Lahiri's 65 put him in tied 10th place on a course that afforded low scores led by Sung Kang, who shot 10-under 61 with an eagle finish from 18 feet.

published on : 8th October 2021

Park Ji-sung appeals to Manchester United fans to stop singing offensive song on South Korea

The song is still heard at Old Trafford and the now-retired Park said he wants to educate supporters about why the words are hurtful to him and people from South Korea.

published on : 5th October 2021

Two Koreas restore hotline despite North's missile tests

Liaison officials from the two Koreas exchanged messages over a cross-border communication channel on Monday morning, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.

published on : 4th October 2021

North Korea's Kim seeks better ties with South, but slams US

Kim’s statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief from crippling U.S.-led economic sanctions and other concessions.

published on : 30th September 2021

S. Korean leader's review of ban on eating dog meat welcomed

Restaurants that serve it are a dwindling business here as younger people find dog meat a less appetizing dining option. But some people oppose a ban as a surrender to Western pressure.

published on : 28th September 2021

South Korea urges North to restore hotlines for any talks

The South Korean statement refers to a set of phone- and fax-like communication channels between the rivals, which have been largely dormant for more than a year.

published on : 26th September 2021

North Korea willing to talk if Seoul shows respect: Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong

The comments by Kim Yo Jong followed a similar statement she issued Friday that the North was willing to resume talks with the South if certain conditions were met.

published on : 25th September 2021

UK to give 1 million Covid vaccine doses to South Korea in shot swap

Officials add the doses swapped with South Korea are not part of Britain’s commitment to send 100 million vaccines overseas.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Stalled nuclear talks: North Korea rebukes 'double-dealing' US after missile launch

Seoul successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile on Wednesday, becoming only the seventh country in the world with the technology. Hours earlier, North Korea had fired two.

published on : 17th September 2021
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