South Korea

Country in East Asia

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea.

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Japan's top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday called South Korea's decision to restart proceedings against Japan at the World Trade Organization..
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An outbreak of COVID-19 at a logistics centre run by one of South Korea's largest online shopping companies has raised concerns over whether the virus can be..
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South Korea said on Tuesday it would recommence proceedings against Japan at the World Trade Organization over export controls on some high-tech materials,..
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Samsung will be launching two new budget smartphones today. The company will be adding to the popular Galaxy M series smartphone line-up. The South Korean..
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South Korea said on Tuesday that it decided to resume dispute settlement proceedings over Japan's export controls, saying the two sides failed to make progress..
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South Korea is testing a new quick response (QR) code system this week to log visitors at high-risk entertainment facilities, restaurants and churches in a bid..
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By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — Qatar has signed a deal worth around $20 billion with South Korean shipbuilders to help cement its position as the world’s..
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that he would willingly accept the American leader's invitation to join this year's..
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European manufacturers may be over the worst of a coronavirus-driven downturn, but Asia's pain deepened in May due to a slump in global trade, with export..
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Asia's factory pain deepened in May as the slump in global trade caused by the coronavirus pandemic worsened, with export powerhouses Japan and South Korea..
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US President Donald Trump wants to reformat G7, the group of seven advanced economies in the world, to make it a G10 or G11 that would include India, Australia,..
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South Korea is aware of U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation to Seoul to join this year's Group of Seven summit and will discuss the matter with the United..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone a Group of Seven summit he had hoped to hold next month until September or later and expand the..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone the Group of Seven summit that he wanted to hold in late June and expand the list of countries..
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In the 1980s, innocent children and adults were taken off South Korea's streets - and locked away.
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A man dismissed from his job at the Samsung Group in South Korea ended a...
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"I feel that they are shifting the model, they were till now going by the hammer and the tongs model which is a lockdown," he said. Referring to the 72-day..
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(CNN)When the world looked to Asia for successful examples in handling the novel coronavirus outbreak, much attention and plaudits were paid to South Korea,..
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Strict safety measures are in place, but more than 200 schools have been forced to close just days after they re-opened.
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European and South Korean authorities are vying for Gilead Sciences' potential COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, even though the drugmaker has yet to gain..
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Officials from Hungary and South Korea held a minute's silence and threw white flowers onto the waters of the Danube on Friday, marking the first anniversary of..
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Air India said it will operate additional repatriation flights to six countries between June 4 and June 6 to bring back stranded Indians under the phase 2 of..
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Schools that had just re-opened days ago have now been forced shut again after a spike in cases.
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China's foreign ministry said on Friday it firmly opposes the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defence system in South Korea and urged..
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South Korean health authorities said on Friday they would request imports of Gilead Sciences Inc's anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19, as new outbreaks..
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South Korean health authorities said on Friday they would request imports of Gilead Sciences Inc's anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19, as new outbreaks..
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The former leader of an advocacy group for South Korean victims of Japanese wartime sexual violence on Friday denied allegations of misusing funds meant for the..
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A husband and wife were executed by firing squad after being caught trying to flee North Korea during lockdown. The couple, thought to be in their 50s, are..
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In South Korea, a country which thought it had largely mastered the novel coronavirus pandemic, the clock is taking an unwelcome backward turn. As it grapples..
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South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the most in nearly eight weeks, triggering the return of tougher social distancing curbs amid the..
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South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the most since April 5 and the third straight day of rising infections, raising the spectre of a..
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South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, the largest one day increase since April 5.
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Two children who are the first suspected cases in South Korea of a rare, life-threatening syndrome linked with the new coronavirus, are recovering following..
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The baseball league is on. Students have begun returning to school. And people are increasingly dining out and enjoying nighttime..
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South Korea reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in 49 days on Wednesday, as one of the country's largest e-commerce companies battled an..
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The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way towards customers.
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Kim Yong-hee has spent a year living on a 20-metre-high traffic tower in protest at Samsung's zero-union policy.
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Three employees at Hyundai Motor Co's Indian plant have tested positive for the coronavirus, the company said on Sunday, days after the South Korean automaker..
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The Indian arm of a South Korean multinational was charged after a leak from its factory killed 12.
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