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  • North Korea Fires Projectile into Sea : South Korea

    North Korea Fires Projectile into Sea : South Korea

    South Korea says North Korea has fired another short-range projectile into the sea, the latest in a slew of weapons tests the North has been conducting this year.

  • Funeral of Disaster-Hit Ferry Owner Starts in South Korea

    Funeral of Disaster-Hit Ferry Owner Starts in South Korea

    The funeral of a South Korean tycoon who was the target of a massive manhunt connected to April's ferry disaster began on Saturday under tight security at the compound of the religious group he led.

  • North Korea Yanks Cheerleaders for Asian Games

    North Korea Yanks Cheerleaders for Asian Games

    North Korea said on Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties."

  • Dog Meat Popularity Fades in South Korea

    Dog Meat Popularity Fades in South Korea

    For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.In her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from each region. During a period of South Korean reconciliation with North Korea earl...

  • Asian Games: Organisers Say They Won't 'Simply Show Off' in Incheon Opening Ceremony

    Asian Games: Organisers Say They Won't 'Simply Show Off' in Incheon Opening Ceremony

    The organisers' comments do at least lower expectations for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, which has a tough act to follow compared with the lavishly funded Olympics shows of recent years.

  • South Korea Slams Shinzo Abe Message to War Criminals Service

    South Korea Slams Shinzo Abe Message to War Criminals Service

    South Korea slammed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Thursday for sending a message of support earlier this year to a memorial service dedicated to World War II war criminals.

  • A Flavour out of Favour: Dog Meat Fades in South Korea

    A Flavour out of Favour: Dog Meat Fades in South Korea

    For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.

  • South Korean Man Acquitted of Praising North Korea by Retweets

    South Korean Man Acquitted of Praising North Korea by Retweets

    South Korea's top court on Thursday acquitted a man accused of sympathising with North Korea by retweeting posts by its government, arguing his action poses little threat to national security.

  • South Korea Ferry Victim's Father Ends 45-day Hunger Strike

    South Korea Ferry Victim's Father Ends 45-day Hunger Strike

    The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster on Thursday abandoned a hunger strike aimed at forcing lawmakers to set up a full independent inquiry.

  • Ferry Disaster Casts Long Shadow Over South Korea Economy

    Ferry Disaster Casts Long Shadow Over South Korea Economy

    South Korea's ferry disaster in April is still casting a cloud over the economy, with the effect on consumer spending lasting longer than expected, the central bank said on Wednesday.

  • Alstom Wins Power Line Contracts in India, Korea, Canada

    Alstom Wins Power Line Contracts in India, Korea, Canada

    French electrical engineering group Alstom has won contracts with a total value of 800 million euros to build high-voltage direct current power transmission lines in India, South Korea and Canada, the firm said.

  • LG Bets on Pricey OLED Technology as Future of TVs

    LG Bets on Pricey OLED Technology as Future of TVs

    The South Korean company said it will ship 65-inch OLED TVs starting September in South Korea, Europe and North America.

  • Ranbir Kapoor's Barfi! Hits Theatres in Japan

    Ranbir Kapoor's Barfi! Hits Theatres in Japan

    After garnering appreciation in countries like South Korea, Turkey, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong, filmmaker Anurag Basu's Barfi!, starring Ranbir Kapoor, hit the theatres in Japan on Friday.

  • Hunger-Striking Father of South Korean Ferry Victim Hospitalised

    Hunger-Striking Father of South Korean Ferry Victim Hospitalised

    The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster was hospitalised Friday after mounting a 40-day hunger strike to demand a full independent inquiry.

  • Indian Football Teams Handed Tough Draws in Asian Games

    Indian Football Teams Handed Tough Draws in Asian Games

    While Indian men's Under-23 football team will take on Jordan and the United Arab Emirates in Group G, the women's team is placed in Group A with hosts South Korea, Thailand and the Maldives.

  • US Experts Fault Both Japan, South Korea for Tensions

    US Experts Fault Both Japan, South Korea for Tensions

    Sharp differences on historical issues that have strained relations between Japan and South Korea require Tokyo to face up to its abusive wartime past and for Seoul to be less preoccupied with it, US experts and former officials say.

  • South Korea Parties Back, Families Oppose, Ferry Disaster Probe

    South Korea Parties Back, Families Oppose, Ferry Disaster Probe

    South Korean ruling and opposition party leaders agreed on Tuesday on legislation to investigate April's Sewol ferry disaster more deeply, but a spokesman for families of the victims said they would oppose the bill.

  • God Will Give Me Two or Three More Years, Says Pope

    God Will Give Me Two or Three More Years, Says Pope

    Pope Francis on Monday publicly broached the prospect of his own death for the first time, giving himself "two or three years" but not ruling out retirement before then.

  • Pope Leaves South Korea after Urging Peace

    Pope Leaves South Korea after Urging Peace

    Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans -from the North and the South - to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that clouds their relations and find new ways to forge peace on the war-divided pen...

  • Pope Francis Urges Korean Reconciliation, Reaches Out to China

    Pope Francis Urges Korean Reconciliation, Reaches Out to China

    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years.

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