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BTS's Jungkook Tests Positive For Covid-19

BTS's Jungkook Tests Positive For Covid-19

BTS is set to perform four concerts at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas in April. Additionally, the group is also going to perform at the Grammy this year. However, with big things planned the youngest member of the group, Jungkook, has tested positive for...

29 March 2022
South Korea's Omicron Deaths Surge Amid Faltering Response

South Korea's Omicron Deaths Surge Amid Faltering Response

The 429 deaths reported in the latest 24 hours were nearly 140 more than the previous one-day record set on Tuesday.

17 March 2022

South Korea Reports Record Deaths Amid Omicron Surge

Health officials said the country's medical response remains stable following efforts to expand resources, with more than 30% of intensive care units...

BTS Members Junkook And V Deny Rumours Of Fight During V Live

BTS Members Junkook And V Deny Rumours Of Fight During V Live

Korean pop band members Jin, J-Hope, V, and Jungkook recently held a live session with ARMY where Jin tried to start a rumour about Junkook and V fighting.

07 March 2022

S. Korean Wildfire Destroys 90 Homes, Forces 6,000 To Flee

The fire, which began Friday morning on a mountain in the seaside town of Uljin and spread across more than 3,000 hectares (7,400 acres) to the nearby city of...

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04 March 2022
South Korea Eases Distancing Despite Record Virus Deaths

South Korea Eases Distancing Despite Record Virus Deaths

Jeon Hae-cheol, minister of the interior and safety, said the curfew at restaurants, bars, movie theaters and other indoor businesses will be extended by an...


28 February 2022
S. Korea Drops Proof Of Vaccine, Test To Aid Virus Response

S. Korea Drops Proof Of Vaccine, Test To Aid Virus Response

More than 710 COVID-19 patients were in critical or serious conditions, up from 200-300 in mid-February, while nearly half of the country's intensive care...


26 February 2022
S. Korea Has Deadliest Day Of Pandemic Amid Omicron Surge

S. Korea Has Deadliest Day Of Pandemic Amid Omicron Surge

Health workers diagnosed 166,209 new cases, which came close to Wednesday's one-day record of 171,451 and represented more than a 37-fold increase from daily...


23 February 2022
South Korea Approves Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Ages 5-11

South Korea Approves Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Ages 5-11

The Pfizer shot is already used for children aged 5 to 11 in more than 60 countries, including the United States and in the European Union.


16 February 2022
S. Korea To Give Out Rapid Tests As Omicron Shatters Record

S. Korea To Give Out Rapid Tests As Omicron Shatters Record

While omicron has so far seemed less likely to cause serious illness or death compared to the delta variant, which rattled the country in December and early...


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17 December 2021
North Korea Calls For Unity On 10th Death Anniversary Of Former Leader Kim Jong Il

North Korea Calls For Unity On 10th Death Anniversary Of Former Leader Kim Jong Il

Countrymen blared siren for three minutes, observed silence and bowed in respect to commemorate the 10th anniversary of former North Korean leader Kim Jong...


17 December 2021
South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

South Korea's Sexist Ad Draws Public Ire For Comparing Women With Cows

South Korea's biggest dairy firm 'Seoul Milk' has come under fire for comparing women with cows in one of its recent commercials.


14 December 2021
Covid-19: South Korea Registers Deadliest Day Of Pandemic

Covid-19: South Korea Registers Deadliest Day Of Pandemic

Covid-19: South Korea's Disease Control and Prevention Agency said 94 virus patients died in the past 24 hours while a record 906 were in serious or critical...


17 November 2021
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Australia Stumble, Draw 1-1 With China

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Australia Stumble, Draw 1-1 With China

Australia, seeking a fifth successive World Cup appearance, fell to third place with 11 points from six games in Group B, one point behind Japan. Saudi Arabia...


10 November 2021
South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

Unlike North Korean defectors, who receive citizenship, almost-free apartments and other economic assistance in South Korea, ethnic Chinese from the North are...


22 October 2021
South Korea Blocks Army From Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

South Korea Blocks Army From Appealing Transgender Soldier Case

The ministry, which oversees lawsuits filed by government branches, said in a statement that its decision to instruct the army not to appeal was based on legal...


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21 October 2021
South Korean Military To Appeal Ruling On Transgender Soldier

South Korean Military To Appeal Ruling On Transgender Soldier

A local district court ruled this month that the military unlawfully discriminated against the soldier by forcing her out last year for undergoing gender...


30 September 2021
Kim Jong Un Keen To Restore Ties With South Korea; Slams US

Kim Jong Un Keen To Restore Ties With South Korea; Slams US

North Korea ledaer Kim Jong Un's statement is an apparent effort to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington as he wants South Korea to help him win relief...


28 September 2021
North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

North Korea Accuses US of 'Hostile Policy'; Continues Its Streak Of Weapon Testing

The North's latest test, which followed two previous rounds of missile tests this month, indicated the country is returning to its tried-and-true technique of...


24 September 2021
North Korea Rejects South's Calls For End-Of-War Declaration

North Korea Rejects South's Calls For End-Of-War Declaration

In a speech at the UN General Assembly earlier this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated his calls for the end-of-the-war declaration that he...


18 September 2021
Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

Satellite Images Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

The assessment comes after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missile tests in six months amid long-dormant nuclear disarmament...


13 September 2021
North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

North Korea Tests Missiles After A Stressful Pandemic Break

After seeing it's economy ravage under the pandemic, North Korea is back at its missile endeavours after a year. State media reported these long-range cruise...


04 September 2021
Kpop Band BTS Inducted In The 2022 Guinness World Records Hall Of Fame

Kpop Band BTS Inducted In The 2022 Guinness World Records Hall Of Fame

Guinness World Records announced BTS' entry in its 2022 Hall of Fame after the Kpop band broke 23 records this year.


23 August 2021
Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Joe Biden's Special Envoy Urges North Korea To Return To Talks

Sung Kim's visit to Seoul comes amid declining expectations for a quick resumption of talks and new tensions over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises.


29 July 2021
Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

Kim Jong Un Pays Tribute To China's War Dead In North Korea

China fought alongside North Korea against South Korea and US-led UN forces during the Korean War, which ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.


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