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Seoul mayor missing, phone turned off

The mayor has left a verbal message for his daughter, described as sounding like a will, police say

09 Jul 2020 4:58 PM

Hundreds of drones light up Seoul sky with virus messages

The show began with reminding people of precautionary measures, including wearing masks, washing hands and observing social distancing

06 Jul 2020 1:24 PM

South Korea raises age of sexual consent from 13 to 16

Previously, teenagers aged 13 or older were held to be legally capable of consenting to sex, resulting in controversial cases in the country

13 May 2020 11:54 AM

South Korea reports highest rise in virus cases in a month after restrictions eased

PM says health officials are struggling to trace "thousands of people" who went to clubs and bars once the country loosened its lockdown

11 May 2020 8:54 AM

South Korea closes bars and clubs; fears second wave of Covid19

Of the 18 new South Korean cases reported on Saturday, 17 were tied to the Itaewon cluster

10 May 2020 9:23 AM

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As lockdown curbs ease, South Korea throws open malls

The term “bobok sobi” - revenge shopping - trends on the nation’s social media as people rush to make purchases delayed by lockdown

04 May 2020 11:53 AM

South Korea reports 74 new cases, toll crosses 8,000

As many as 303 more patients have been released after a full recovery, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said

16 Mar 2020 1:34 PM

Pro-government protesters rally in Seoul to support minister

They expressed anger over what they saw as an excessive probe by state prosecutors aimed at intimidating the minister, Cho Kuk.

12 Oct 2019 7:37 PM

India has never been aggressor but will not hesitate in using its strength to defend itself: Rajnath Singh

Singh is also expected to hold talks with counterpart Jeong Kyeong-Doo, the Minister of National Defence.

05 Sep 2019 10:22 AM

North Korea fires 2 ‘unidentified projectiles’ into sea of Japan: Seoul

South Korea's presidential Blue House said it will hold a National Security Council meeting following the North's latest weapons test.

24 Aug 2019 10:16 AM

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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles: South

The two devices were fired from the Wonsan area on the east coast at dawn and flew around 250 kilometres (155 miles) into the sea.

31 Jul 2019 5:18 PM

'We have chemistry' and other 'surreal' quotes from historic Trump-Kim meet

It was a historic first as Donald Trump stepped over a small concrete block onto North Korean soil.

30 Jun 2019 9:32 PM

Seoul pledges to check public loos daily as anger boils over 'spycam porn'

Campaigners have raised doubts that the latest move will be effective in curbing the crime.

04 Sep 2018 7:41 AM

Rainbow flags and high heels: South Korea holds debut drag parade

While homosexuality is not illegal in South Korea, same-sex marriage is not recognised.

27 May 2018 10:57 AM

Soulful Seoul sojourn

Cherry blossoms and old trees, sparkling streams and tea ceremonies, temples and arty hubs — Seoul is bewitchingly beautiful in spring.

08 Apr 2018 4:02 AM

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33 killed, over 70 injured in South Korean hospital fire

Around 200 people were in the Sejong Hospital building when the fire broke out, police said.

26 Jan 2018 9:27 AM

Special sauce and tricky prawn on Trump's South Korea menu

The dinner, at the Blue House compound next to a former royal palace, includes a beef rib dish accompanied by a gravy.

07 Nov 2017 1:54 PM

Revellers party in South Korea's capital of mud

The festival is a major boost to the local economy.

24 Jul 2017 2:47 PM

N Korea's missile test 'gift to American bastards', will break boredom: Kim Jong-Un

Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim Jong-Un said American bastards would be not very happy with this gift

05 Jul 2017 7:48 AM

Korean barista wows fans with latte art

The result of the painstaking 15-minute process is a $8.71 cup of cold coffee.

04 Jul 2017 1:58 PM

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