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# seoul - Saturday 26 December, 2020

South Korea sees latest surge in coronavirus cases
# Seoul
# Seoul

South Korea sees latest surge in coronavirus cases

Dec 26th 2020, 12:05 PM 18,470 Views 18 Comments

The country’s caseload currently stands at 55,902.

# seoul - Friday 13 November, 2020

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks
# Cases Rising
# Cases Rising

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks

Nov 13th 2020, 7:31 AM 12,802 Views 12 Comments

The country recorded 191 new coronavirus cases today.

# seoul - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue
# Test And Trace
# Test And Trace

South Korea orders all schools in Seoul to switch to online classes as outbreaks continue

Aug 25th 2020, 7:14 AM 20,741 Views 14 Comments

The country’s education minister said there’s been an “alarming emergence of mass infections” since the start of the month.

# seoul - Friday 10 July, 2020

Mayor of Seoul found dead a day after being accused of sexual harassment
# South Korea
# South Korea

Mayor of Seoul found dead a day after being accused of sexual harassment

Jul 10th 2020, 7:22 AM 20,795 Views 12 Comments

Authorities have said Park Won-soon took his own life.

# seoul - Monday 29 June, 2020

South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb
# Seoul
# Seoul

South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb

Jun 29th 2020, 7:02 AM 19,618 Views 40 Comments

Almost half of the new cases were reported from capital Seoul and nearby metropolitan areas.

# seoul - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer
# At Loggerheads
# At Loggerheads

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:40 AM 14,282 Views 13 Comments

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

# seoul - Thursday 9 May, 2019

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean military chiefs
# Rocket Man
# Rocket Man

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean military chiefs

May 9th 2019, 11:40 AM 6,498 Views 15 Comments

It comes after Pyongyang carried out another military drill on Saturday.

# seoul - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt

Apr 6th 2019, 11:42 AM 3,245 Views 1 Comment

The 23-year-old from Seoul delivered another dazzling outing at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course to pull clear of a crowded field.

# seoul - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent
# Love Motels
# Love Motels

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent

Mar 21st 2019, 8:26 AM 76,466 Views 28 Comments

The footage was streamed 24 hours a day to a subscription website with about 4,000 members.

# seoul - Friday 27 April, 2018

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
# Good Neighbours?
# Good Neighbours?

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,527 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

# seoul - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing
# Diplomatic Relations
# Diplomatic Relations

China and North Korea confirm that Kim Jong-un took a secret trip to Beijing

Mar 28th 2018, 7:01 AM 12,962 Views 39 Comments

It was Kim’s first trip abroad since taking power in North Korea.

# seoul - Friday 21 April, 2017

South Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers in wake of online sex video
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

South Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers in wake of online sex video

Apr 21st 2017, 2:26 PM 14,305 Views 26 Comments

“The soldiers being investigated had consensual sex with their partners and not inside the barracks,” said a human rights expert.

# seoul - Monday 17 April, 2017

South Korea's ex-president accused of €5.7 million bribe and 'leaking state secrets'
# Park Geun-Hye
# Park Geun-Hye

South Korea's ex-president accused of €5.7 million bribe and 'leaking state secrets'

Apr 17th 2017, 5:39 PM 9,365 Views 14 Comments

Park Geun-Hye, detained at a centre near Seoul, was officially charged today.

# seoul - Monday 5 September, 2016

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20
# Flexing Muscles
# Flexing Muscles

North Korea launches three ballistic missiles as world leaders meet at G20

Sep 5th 2016, 7:51 AM 11,335 Views 23 Comments

The missiles were fired into the Sea of Japan without navigational warning being given to that country.

# seoul - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room
# South Korea
# South Korea

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room

Jul 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 18,348 Views 4 Comments

The 35-year-old man infected 82 people including other patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

# seoul - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

South Korean men may have been given Viagra as political bribes
# Electile Dysfunction
# Electile Dysfunction

South Korean men may have been given Viagra as political bribes

Apr 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 11,562 Views 22 Comments

The country goes to the polls today.

# seoul - Sunday 22 November, 2015

This couple have found an unusual way of dealing with a long-distance relationship
# Miles Apart
# Miles Apart

This couple have found an unusual way of dealing with a long-distance relationship

Nov 22nd 2015, 11:15 AM 44,956 Views 33 Comments

He’s in Seoul, she’s in New York – but this helps them share their lives apart.

# seoul - Friday 20 November, 2015

This couple's photo project will resonate with anyone in a long-distance relationship
# Miles Apart
From The Daily Edge
# Miles Apart

This couple's photo project will resonate with anyone in a long-distance relationship

Nov 20th 2015, 1:59 PM 6,945 Views 3 Comments

He’s in Seoul, she’s in New York – but this helps them share their lives apart.

# seoul - Friday 22 May, 2015

Ex-airline executive walks free after bizarre 'nut rage' court case
# Totally Macadamia
# Totally Macadamia

Ex-airline executive walks free after bizarre 'nut rage' court case

May 22nd 2015, 7:25 AM 17,238 Views 34 Comments

Cho Hyun-Ah became enraged when a flight attendant served her some nuts in a bag, rather than on a plate.

# seoul - Monday 23 March, 2015

Activists postpone plans to send 10,000 copies of The Interview to North Korea
# Wanton Act Of Terror
# Wanton Act Of Terror

Activists postpone plans to send 10,000 copies of The Interview to North Korea

Mar 23rd 2015, 2:30 PM 7,713 Views 20 Comments

The move followed warnings of military reprisals.

# seoul - Thursday 5 March, 2015

American ambassador has face slashed by knife-wielding protester
# Seoul
# Seoul

American ambassador has face slashed by knife-wielding protester

Mar 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 39,279 Views 81 Comments

The assailant was arrested immediately.

# seoul - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Uber's boss has been indicted in South Korea and is facing a possible jail term
# Illegal Taxis
# Illegal Taxis

Uber's boss has been indicted in South Korea and is facing a possible jail term

Dec 24th 2014, 11:14 AM 8,577 Views 4 Comments

Officials say the ride-sharing app and a local rental company have been running an illegal taxi service.

# seoul - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing
# Extreme Turbulence
# Extreme Turbulence

Video shows terrifying scenes inside airplane forced to make emergency landing

Dec 17th 2014, 3:51 PM 22,090 Views 53 Comments

Passengers can be heard screaming and praying.

# seoul - Thursday 6 November, 2014

That 'Irish alcoholism' job rejection? There's now a Craigslist response from Seoul...
# Korea Choices
From The Daily Edge
# Korea Choices

That 'Irish alcoholism' job rejection? There's now a Craigslist response from Seoul...

Nov 6th 2014, 12:16 PM 7,939 Views 10 Comments

… who is pretending to be a drunk James Joyce.

# seoul - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Talks to resume between North and South Korea after surprise visit
# Dialogue
# Dialogue

Talks to resume between North and South Korea after surprise visit

Oct 4th 2014, 1:00 PM 12,162 Views 28 Comments

Three top-ranking North Korean officials attended the closing ceremony of the Asian Games.

# seoul - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Warm welcome: North Korea fires rockets as Pope Francis arrives in the South
# Frosty Relations
# Frosty Relations

Warm welcome: North Korea fires rockets as Pope Francis arrives in the South

Aug 14th 2014, 10:09 PM 15,850 Views 24 Comments

South Korea had asked for Catholics from North Korea to come to an event with the Pope, but the North declined.

# seoul - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Meet South Korea's new 'Gangnam Style' tourist police
# Hey Sexy Lady
# Hey Sexy Lady

Meet South Korea's new 'Gangnam Style' tourist police

Oct 16th 2013, 11:30 PM 8,842 Views 13 Comments

The new force was “formed to protect tourists from being ripped off during their stay in Seoul”.

# seoul - Sunday 7 July, 2013

In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182
# Plane Crash
# Plane Crash

In pictures: The jet crash in San Francisco that killed two and injured 182

Jul 7th 2013, 7:16 AM 19,539 Views 21 Comments

The FBI said there was no indication that terrorism was to blame for the crash.

# seoul - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Confirmed: 10 injured in San Francisco plane crash

Jul 6th 2013, 11:30 PM 15,166 Views 30 Comments

Eight adults and two children have been confirmed as being critically injured into today’s crash landing at San Francisco International Airport.

North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions
# Tensions
# Tensions

North and South Korea hold rare talks after months of increasing tensions

Jul 6th 2013, 12:06 PM 2,791 Views 6 Comments

The talks follow months of friction and threats of war by Pyongyang after its February nuclear test attracted tougher UN sanctions, further squeezing its struggling economy.

# seoul - Monday 10 June, 2013

North and South Korea agree to 'constructive' high-level meeting
# Two Koreas
# Two Koreas

North and South Korea agree to 'constructive' high-level meeting

Jun 10th 2013, 9:10 AM 3,339 Views 11 Comments

The agreement comes after intense talks aimed at rebuilding trust after months of tension and threats of nuclear war.

# seoul - Thursday 2 May, 2013

North Korea gives US citizen 15 years' hard labour for 'hostile acts'
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea gives US citizen 15 years' hard labour for 'hostile acts'

May 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 10,605 Views 128 Comments

Pae Jun-Ho, also known as Kenneth Bae, has been sentenced to 15 years of prison labour for “hostile acts” against the communist regime.

# seoul - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Will a policy of deterrence quell tensions on the Korean peninsula?

Apr 11th 2013, 7:00 AM 23 Views 11 Comments

The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.

# seoul - Saturday 30 March, 2013

North Korea declares 'state of war' with South
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea declares 'state of war' with South

Mar 30th 2013, 10:58 AM 15,959 Views 166 Comments

North Korea has issued a warning to Seoul and Washington, saying that “any provocation” could swiftly escalate into an all-out nuclear conflict.

# seoul - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Sports Film of the Week: 9.79'
# Reel Stories
From The42
# Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: 9.79'

Jan 6th 2013, 10:29 PM 2,254 Views 1 Comment

Remember Ben Johnson’s world record breaking gold medal in ’88? Not for long.

# seoul - Saturday 29 December, 2012

South Korea plans legal ban on posting swear words using mobiles
# Filtering
# Filtering

South Korea plans legal ban on posting swear words using mobiles

Dec 29th 2012, 6:25 PM 7,246 Views 35 Comments

The government is reportedly looking at mandatory software to block swear words, purportedly to stop cyberbullying.

# seoul - Saturday 22 December, 2012

These South Korean Christmas lights are considered "psychological warfare"
# Greetings
# Greetings

These South Korean Christmas lights are considered "psychological warfare"

Dec 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 9,174 Views 14 Comments

The Presbyterian church in Seoul is being decked out in lights from today – a display which North Korea sees essentially as a rude gesture at Pyongyang.

# seoul - Sunday 16 December, 2012

How much money will PSY make from ‘Gangnam Style’?
# Music Millions
# Music Millions

How much money will PSY make from ‘Gangnam Style’?

Dec 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 27,168 Views 23 Comments

An investigation reveals he could make significantly more money from YouTube than he ever might from music sales.

# seoul - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video
# Gangnam Style
From The Daily Edge
# Gangnam Style

Hey, sexy lady: ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most-watched YouTube video

Nov 25th 2012, 10:48 AM 17,966 Views 27 Comments

The South Korean smackdown of Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district surpasses Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’ with 812 million views.

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