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# south-korea - Sunday 5 June, 2022

North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires eight ballistic missiles in 'unusual' exercise

Jun 5th 2022, 7:25 AM 24,320 Views 6 Comments

The exercise represents the largest number of ballistic missiles North Korea has recently launched on a single day and occasion.

# south-korea - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap
# North Korea
# North Korea

S.Korean military says N.Korea launched ballistic missile: Yonhap

May 24th 2022, 10:31 PM 14,259 Views 4 Comments

The launch comes as US President Joe Biden concluded a trip to South Korea and Japan.

# south-korea - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity
# Seoul Trip
# Seoul Trip

Biden says any Kim meeting would depend on sincerity

May 21st 2022, 10:44 AM 10,871 Views 10 Comments

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has conducted a blitz of sanctions-busting weapons tests this year.

# south-korea - Monday 9 May, 2022

South Korea’s president calls for peace with North in farewell speech
# Seoul
# Seoul

South Korea’s president calls for peace with North in farewell speech

May 9th 2022, 7:53 AM 8,122 Views 2 Comments

Moon Jae-in leaves office tomorrow following a single five-year term.

# south-korea - Friday 1 April, 2022

Four pilots killed after two South Korean air force planes collide mid-air
# South Korea
# South Korea

Four pilots killed after two South Korean air force planes collide mid-air

Apr 1st 2022, 11:03 AM 16,660 Views 3 Comments

The crash is one of several incidents involving South Korean air force jets this year.

# south-korea - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

South Korea says North faked launch of so-called 'monster' missile
# North Korea
# North Korea

South Korea says North faked launch of so-called 'monster' missile

Mar 30th 2022, 8:27 AM 23,541 Views 11 Comments

North Korea claimed to have successfully test-fired a Hwasong-17 missile and released a promotional-style video.

# south-korea - Sunday 20 March, 2022

North Korea fires 'multiple rocket launchers', Seoul says
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea fires 'multiple rocket launchers', Seoul says

Mar 20th 2022, 11:35 AM 22,355 Views 32 Comments

Four shots were fired into western waters during a span of an hour from 7.20am.

# south-korea - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Covid deaths hit new daily high in South Korea amid surge in Omicron cases
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Covid deaths hit new daily high in South Korea amid surge in Omicron cases

Mar 17th 2022, 12:32 PM 14,277 Views 3 Comments

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

# south-korea - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Conservative 'anti-feminist' Yoon Suk-Yeol wins tight South Korean presidential race
# South Korea
# South Korea

Conservative 'anti-feminist' Yoon Suk-Yeol wins tight South Korean presidential race

Updated Mar 10th 2022, 7:21 AM 13,308 Views 4 Comments

His victory margin was razor-thin: Yoon had 48.56% of the vote against rival Lee Jae-myung’s 47.83%

# south-korea - Saturday 5 March, 2022

Thousands flee as South Korean wildfire destroys homes
# South Korea
# South Korea

Thousands flee as South Korean wildfire destroys homes

Mar 5th 2022, 12:29 PM 11,899 Views 1 Comment

The fire began on a mountain in the seaside town of Uljin and has spread across more than 14,800 acres.

# south-korea - Saturday 15 January, 2022

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea says it test launched ballistic missiles from a train

Jan 15th 2022, 2:20 PM 19,498 Views 18 Comments

South Korea said it detected the North firing two missiles into the sea in its third weapons launch this month.

# south-korea - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile into sea

Jan 5th 2022, 6:38 AM 9,642 Views 14 Comments

The launch followed a speech by Kim Jong Un last week in which he said North Korea would continue to build up its military capabilities.

# south-korea - Monday 25 October, 2021

Leona Maguire finishes BMW Ladies Championship in tie for 61st
# South Korea
From The42
# South Korea

Leona Maguire finishes BMW Ladies Championship in tie for 61st

Oct 25th 2021, 9:23 AM 2,819 Views 1 Comment

The Cavan golfer started her final round with eight successive pars.

South Korea’s leader vows to continue to push for talks with North
# South Korea
# South Korea

South Korea’s leader vows to continue to push for talks with North

Oct 25th 2021, 8:28 AM 6,063 Views 10 Comments

Moon Jae-in said he will continue to push for peace through dialogue and diplomacy.

# south-korea - Friday 22 October, 2021

Leona Maguire nine shots off the lead at BMW Ladies Championship
# LPGA Tour
From The42
# LPGA Tour

Leona Maguire nine shots off the lead at BMW Ladies Championship

Oct 22nd 2021, 11:33 AM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

Four of the top five leading the way in South Korea after the second round are home golfers.

# south-korea - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Netflix edits Squid Game episode after real phone number used
# Netflix
# Netflix

Netflix edits Squid Game episode after real phone number used

Oct 7th 2021, 9:39 AM 28,011 Views 19 Comments

The South Korean-made series has topped Netflix popularity charts in more than 80 countries.

# south-korea - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

North Korea fires 'missile', insists on right to weapons tests

Sep 28th 2021, 7:24 AM 8,120 Views 10 Comments

It is the latest in a series of mixed messages from Pyongyang, coming days after the rogue state dangled the prospect of an inter-Korean summit.

# south-korea - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kim Jong Un’s sister warns of ‘complete destruction’ of South Korean ties

Sep 15th 2021, 10:17 PM 30,397 Views 22 Comments

Kim Yo Jong criticised the South Korean president for describing North Korean weapons demonstrations as a provocation.

# south-korea - Friday 9 April, 2021

Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks
# Freed
# Freed

Iran releases seized South Korean oil tanker ahead of nuclear deal talks

Apr 9th 2021, 9:10 AM 9,357 Views 6 Comments

The MT Hankuk Chemi, held in Iran since January, sailed away from an Iranian port city early this morning.

# south-korea - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un’s sister criticises US and South Korea for holding military exercises

Mar 16th 2021, 7:09 AM 15,839 Views 28 Comments

Kim Yo Jong warned Washington against further provocations if it wants a ‘good night’s sleep for the next four years’.

# south-korea - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South
# Great Defector
# Great Defector

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South

Feb 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 41,698 Views 20 Comments

The man was caught only after apparently falling asleep.

# south-korea - 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 18,480 Views 18 Comments

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

# south-korea - Friday 20 November, 2020

'Emotional distress' - Court orders compensation for Cristiano Ronaldo no-show
# Verdict
From The42
# Verdict

'Emotional distress' - Court orders compensation for Cristiano Ronaldo no-show

Nov 20th 2020, 9:18 PM 12,147 Views 0 Comments

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner stayed on the bench throughout a 3-3 draw with a K-League all-stars team in July last year.

# south-korea - 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 12,813 Views 12 Comments

The country recorded 191 new coronavirus cases today.

# south-korea - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’
# Rome
# Rome

North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’

Oct 7th 2020, 10:00 AM 21,511 Views 13 Comments

If confirmed, Jo Song Gil would be the highest-level North Korean official to defect since the 1990s.

# south-korea - Sunday 27 September, 2020

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea accuses South Korea of intrusion to find official’s body

Sep 27th 2020, 12:25 PM 18,904 Views 6 Comments

South Korea denied the North’s accusation.

# south-korea - Friday 25 September, 2020

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official
# Tensions
# Tensions

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official

Sep 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 40,296 Views 26 Comments

The official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers.

# south-korea - Monday 7 September, 2020

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan
# Typhoon Haishen
# Typhoon Haishen

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering southern Japan

Sep 7th 2020, 7:48 AM 12,129 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Haishen hit the southeastern coast of South Korea with sustained winds of up to 78 mph.

# south-korea - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does this photo show a protest against Covid-19 restrictions in South Korea?

Sep 1st 2020, 1:08 PM 722 Views 0 Comments

Posts on social media have represented anti-government protests in Seoul as anti-coronavirus restrictions.

# south-korea - 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 20,772 Views 14 Comments

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

# south-korea - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

South Korea tightens coronavirus restrictions amid spike in cases
# New Surge
# New Surge

South Korea tightens coronavirus restrictions amid spike in cases

Aug 18th 2020, 12:32 PM 18,992 Views 57 Comments

The new restrictions will affect half of the population.

# south-korea - Saturday 25 July, 2020

South Korea reports more than 100 new Covid-19 cases for first time in four months
# South Korea
# South Korea

South Korea reports more than 100 new Covid-19 cases for first time in four months

Jul 25th 2020, 10:01 AM 17,564 Views 30 Comments

South Africa also announced a surge in infections and some US states tightened anti-disease controls.

# south-korea - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Your evening longread: The South Korean loner lifestyle
# Evening Sitdown
# Evening Sitdown

Your evening longread: The South Korean loner lifestyle

Jul 22nd 2020, 8:00 PM 12,842 Views 0 Comments

It’s a coronavirus-free zone as we bring you an interesting longread each evening to take your mind off the news.

# south-korea - 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 20,806 Views 12 Comments

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

# south-korea - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

RB Leipzig sign South Korean striker for reported €9 million following loss of Werner to Chelsea
# New Recruit
From The42
# New Recruit

RB Leipzig sign South Korean striker for reported €9 million following loss of Werner to Chelsea

Jul 8th 2020, 3:15 PM 4,917 Views 0 Comments

Hwang Hee-chan comes into the side from sister club Red Bull Salzburg.

# south-korea - 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 19,624 Views 40 Comments

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

# south-korea - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Jun 25th 2020, 8:28 AM 38,111 Views 11 Comments

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

# south-korea - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

Jun 23rd 2020, 10:31 AM 23,184 Views 15 Comments

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

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 14,296 Views 13 Comments

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

# south-korea - Sunday 21 June, 2020

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea

Jun 21st 2020, 8:25 AM 23,204 Views 11 Comments

It has also emerged US President Donald Trump told health officials to reduce testing.

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