The nation has been held up as a model of how to combat the virus, but Friday saw a record 1,241 new infections
25 Dec 2020 1:11 PM
The mayor has left a verbal message for his daughter, described as sounding like a will, police say
09 Jul 2020 4:58 PM
The show began with reminding people of precautionary measures, including wearing masks, washing hands and observing social distancing
06 Jul 2020 1:24 PM
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
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
Of the 18 new South Korean cases reported on Saturday, 17 were tied to the Itaewon cluster
10 May 2020 9:23 AM
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
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
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
Singh is also expected to hold talks with counterpart Jeong Kyeong-Doo, the Minister of National Defence.
05 Sep 2019 10:22 AM
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
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
It was a historic first as Donald Trump stepped over a small concrete block onto North Korean soil.
30 Jun 2019 9:32 PM
Campaigners have raised doubts that the latest move will be effective in curbing the crime.
04 Sep 2018 7:41 AM
While homosexuality is not illegal in South Korea, same-sex marriage is not recognised.
27 May 2018 10:57 AM
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
Around 200 people were in the Sejong Hospital building when the fire broke out, police said.
26 Jan 2018 9:27 AM
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
The festival is a major boost to the local economy.
24 Jul 2017 2:47 PM
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