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105th Day Of Lockdown

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South Korea

North Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

North Korea ridiculed South's “nonsensical” calls for revived negotiations between US and Pyongyang when it lost its relevance as a mediator

07 Jul 2020 3:32 PM

Oil falls as growing coronavirus cases stoke fuel demand worries

Gasoline demand will be closely watched as US heads into its July 4 holiday weekend as many Americans are expected to hit the road

03 Jul 2020 9:17 AM

North Korea blows up liaison office shared with South Korea

Since early June, North Korea issued a series of vitriolic condemnations of South over activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets

16 Jun 2020 2:55 PM

North Korea cut off communication with South over anti-Pyongyang leaflets row

South Korean government said it would push for legal bans on launching leaflets, but the North said South Korean response lacks sincerity

09 Jun 2020 12:56 PM

Oil prices slip on dim economic outlook, despite improved demand

A bleak economic outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve put downward pressure on oil prices

20 May 2020 9:16 AM

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Schools reopen in South Korea as virus fears ease

The country appears to have brought its outbreak under control, thanks to an extensive "trace, test and treat" programme

20 May 2020 8:36 AM

Oil prices edge higher on surprise US stock drawdown, but demand concerns linger

Prices have risen in the past two weeks as some countries relaxed coronavirus restrictions and lockdowns

14 May 2020 9:09 AM

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 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

Kim Jong Un reappears in public after weeks of health rumours

The leader's recent absence from public events had triggered a series of fevered rumours and unconfirmed reports over his health condition

02 May 2020 9:42 AM

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K-League football snapped up by sport-deprived foreign broadcasters

It's a boon for sports fans who have been starved of such content by the virus and bored repeat broadcasts of matches from past

28 Apr 2020 10:30 AM

Succession worries for North Korea amid Kim’s health rumours

Questions about Kim’s health flared after he skipped an April 15 commemoration of the 108th birthday of his grandfather

23 Apr 2020 1:28 PM

North Korea media silent on Kim's health as speculation on health rages

North Korean media presented a business as usual image, carrying routine reporting of Kim’s achievements

22 Apr 2020 10:43 AM

South Korea's K-league allows practice matches as virus fears ease

Government announced at the weekend it would permit outdoor sports behind closed doors following a steady decline in new virus cases

21 Apr 2020 9:45 AM

Governments across globe under pressure to control covid19 economic damage

Governments face pressure to reopen factories, shops, travel and public activities

19 Apr 2020 12:42 PM

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Kia Motors to suspend three South Korean factories as virus hits exports

Kia Motors is currently reviewing the suspension of some of its plants in Korea in response to declining global demand due to covid-19

13 Apr 2020 1:35 PM

Australian student says North Korea threatened to execute him

Alek Sigley was forced to read out a videoed "letter of apology" dictated by his captors before being released

02 Apr 2020 2:30 PM

North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

Pak Myong, director of anti-epidemic department of the North's Central Emergency, insisted that the efforts had been completely successful

02 Apr 2020 12:50 PM

Basketball shows the way as sports bid to make a return in east Asia

Current champions of Korean Basketball League Ulsan Hyundai Mobis has arranged practice games against local universities from March 24-27

19 Mar 2020 1:54 PM

North Korea fires short-range projectiles

The launches is said to be a violation of an inter-Korean agreement aimed at lowering military animosities

09 Mar 2020 12:35 PM

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