South Korea
Sports  /  Published 07.04.21

North Korea pulls out of Tokyo Olympics

North Korea said on Tuesday it would not take part in the Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus concerns, dashing South Korean hopes that the Games could be a catalyst to revive peace talks. It will be t...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 13.03.21

Britons asked to leave Myanmar

By Reuters in

World  /  Published 25.02.21

FAA: inspect all Boeing 777 jets

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it was ordering immediate inspections of Boeing 777 planes with Pratt &Whitney PW4000 engines before further flights after an engine faile...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 06.01.21

Iran denies using crew as hostages

Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after it seized the tanker in the Gulf while pressing a demand for Seoul to release $7 billion in funds frozen u...
By Reuters in Seoul

World  /  Published 05.01.21

Iran Guards seize South Korea tanker

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters, Iranian media said on Monday, at a time of tension between Tehran and Seoul over Iranian funds frozen at So...
By Reuters in


Science Tech  /  Published 22.12.20

Celebrating 25 years of Samsung India

Besides products and services, Samsung has also helped create opportunities in education and skilling… Through our citizenship programmes, we have focused on education and skilling over the la...
By Mathures Paul in

Entertainment  /  Published 11.12.20

Kim Ki-Duk dies of Covid-19 complications

South Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-Duk, known for films such as Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring, The Isle and Pieta, has died due to complications from coronavirus. He was 59. The filmmake...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

World  /  Published 02.12.20

‘BTS Law’ passed in South Korea

The seven-member group, comprising RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, earned their first mainstream Grammy Award nomination for their son ‘Dynamite’ in the best pop/duo group pe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Seoul

Opinion  /  Published 18.11.20

RCEP: Will India regret it later?

It was Asia’s big party but India stayed away. It was only a virtual bash but all the big names were there – Japan, China, South Korea and Australia and the like. And what was the occasion...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.10.20

Samsung’s Lee Kun-hee dies at 78

Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung into a global giant of smartphones, televisions and computer chips but was twice convicted —  and, in a pattern that has become typical in South Korea, twice ...
By Raymond Zhong in New York


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