• Tue, 07 Aug 2018 01:00
    Seoul acts to shore up lead in chips
    THE South Korean government will invest US$1.34 billion in developing new technologies and creating a manufacturing hub for next-generation chips in order to keep its leading position that is being sought by China, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy yesterday.
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  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 15:26
    Korea to send second group of disaster relief workers to Laos
    Korea will send a second group of disaster relief workers to flood-stricken villages in southern Laos this week, with the first batch set to return home in the coming days, Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday.
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  • Sun, 05 Aug 2018 01:00
    South Korea women hold record mass rally against 'spycam porn'
    Tens of thousands of South Korean women staged a mass rally in Seoul Saturday to protest against spycam porn, urging tougher punishments for peeping Toms as anger over the growing scourge boils over.
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  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:09
    Sanctions-hit N. Korea economy shrank sharply in 2017: Seoul
    North Korea saw its economy contract 3.5 percent last year - its worst showing in two decades - as it was hit by sanctions over its weapons programmes, the South's central bank said Friday.
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  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 01:00
    Gay rights activists parade in Seoul amid noisy protests
    Led by a huge rainbow flag, tens of thousands of gay rights supporters paraded through Seoul's city centre Saturday as conservatives protested loudly at what they called "obscenity".
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  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    Novotel comes to downtown Seoul
    Novotel is once again expanding its portfolio with the opening of Novotel Ambassador Seoul Dongdaemun – its 500th property and the first Novotel Hotels & Residences in the heart of Seoul’s shopping district.
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  • Thu, 28 Jun 2018 14:52
    Female co-founder of S. Korea's largest porn site arrested
    SEOUL: A woman who co-founded South Korea’s largest pornography website has been arrested after living as a fugitive in New Zealand for years, police said.
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  • Sat, 23 Jun 2018 11:55
    S. Korea ex-PM and spy agency founder dies at 92
    Kim Jong-pil, founder of South Korea's once-infamous spy agency and former prime minister, died Saturday in Seoul, his aide said. He was 92 years old, and is believed to have died of natural causes.
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  • Tue, 12 Jun 2018 18:05
    Singapore agreement will end Cold War, South Korea president says  
    Seoul - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday hailed the outcome of the summit between President Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong Un as a "historic event" that ended the last Cold War conflict.
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  • Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:43
    Philippines' Duterte defends kiss: 'We enjoyed it'
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte brushed off claims of misogyny Wednesday after he kissed a Filipina woman on the lips onstage in Seoul -- saying they had both "enjoyed it".
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  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    Set your meeting sights on Seoul
    A tradeshow in Incheon will explain why South Korea is booming as a locale for international MICE activities
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  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:38
    North Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul
    South Korea is monitoring developments in the North's armed forces, it said Monday after reports Pyongyang replaced three of its top military officials ahead of a summit with the United States.
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  • Mon, 28 May 2018 10:32
    Boyband BTS make K-Pop history topping US album charts
    Seoul - Korean boyband phenomenon BTS have become the first K-Pop group to rise to the top of the US album charts, a vivid illustration of the genre's growing global appeal.
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  • Sun, 27 May 2018 14:39
    Trump and Kim raise summit hopes after days of brinkmanship
    Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is committed to "complete" denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and to a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump, South Korea's leader said Sunday, as Trump announced that plans for the meeting are moving along "very nicely".
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  • Thu, 24 May 2018 17:50
    North Korea dismantles nuclear test site: reports
    Seoul - North Korea has dismantled its nuclear test site, the Associated Press and Sky News said Thursday, in a planned move portrayed by the isolated regime as a goodwill gesture ahead of a potential summit next month with the US.
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