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South Korea reports fewer than 150 new coronavirus cases

2020-03-10 10:21

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has noted his country's "slowing trend" but warned: "We should not be complacent at all."

South Korea adds 142 more coronavirus cases

2020-03-04 12:52

South Korea reported 142 more novel coronavirus cases, a significantly lower increase than the day before, taking its total to 5 328 - the largest in the world outside China.

South Korea coronavirus cases pass 2 000: authorities

2020-02-28 18:23

South Korea has reported 256 new coronavirus cases, taking its total - the highest in the world outside China - to 2 022, the Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have said.

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

2020-02-22 20:29

South Korea reported 142 more coronavirus cases Saturday, the sharpest spike in infections yet, with more than half of the new cases linked to a hospital in a southern city.

Coronavirus death toll | Sanders emerges as leading candidate: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-02-12 10:10

China virus death toll passes 1 110 | Sanders leads, Biden lags in New Hampshire; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

Hyundai to invest $1.5-billion in Indonesia factory

2019-11-27 10:15

South Korea's Hyundai Motor has signed a deal to build a $1.5-billion car plant in Indonesia, the company said, its first in southeast Asia, where Japanese carmakers dominate the market.

US, South Korea postpone joint drills in 'act of goodwill'

2019-11-18 05:14

The US and South Korea will postpone joint air drills as an "act of goodwill" toward the nuclear-armed North, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has said.

South Korea to cut army by 100 000 in three years

2019-10-11 20:02

South Korea's army says it will cut its force by 100 000 in the next three years in the face of a shrinking population.

South Korea mayor dumps ton of trash on beach for clean-up day

2019-09-26 12:43

A South Korean mayor who dumped a ton of trash on a clean beach to give environmental campaigners something to pick up has said sorry for his deception.

WATCH | Protesters gather in support of South Korea's ex-president Park

2019-08-29 13:23

Protesters gather in support of South Korea’s ex-president Park Geun-hye. WATCH NOW.


Coronavirus 'under control' in South Korea as Italy and Iran raises concern

2020-03-09 16:51

South Korea, which has one of the world's largest coronavirus totals outside China, has reported its smallest daily rise in cases for two weeks.

South Korea virus cases surge as WHO sounds maximum alert

2020-02-29 11:37

South Korea has reported its biggest surge in new coronavirus cases and concerns grew of a possible epidemic in the United States as the World Health Organisation raised its risk alert to its highest level.

South Korea on frontline as coronavirus spreads around the world

2020-02-24 10:58

The deadly coronavirus epidemic has spread further outside China as a surge of infections in South Korea made it the biggest hotspot abroad, while authorities in Europe and the Middle East battled to curb outbreaks.

South Korea coronavirus cases jump to 156 as sect infections spike

2020-02-21 09:56

South Korea has confirmed 52 more cases of novel coronavirus as the number of infections linked to a religious sect in Daegu spiked, making it the worst-affected country outside China.

WATCH | China hosts Japan, South Korea with eyes on nuclear North

2019-12-24 13:55

China has hosted the leaders of squabbling neighbours South Korea and Japan for their first meeting in over a year, flexing its diplomatic muscle with America's two key military allies in Asia.

One dead, 11 missing in South Korean fishing boat blaze

2019-11-19 09:28

One fisherman has been killed and 11 others reported missing after their boat caught fire off South Korea's southern coast, authorities say.

Corbyn makes Brexit demand | Samsung heir arrives at court: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-25 07:13

Corbyn: Take no-deal Brexit off table and we back election | Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong arrives at court; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Samsung fixed its folding phone. But it’s still not ready for most

2019-10-09 21:03

Samsung's Galaxy Fold is no longer a $1,980 brick. Six months after launching a device with a strange screen protector and a tendency to crack, the South Korean-technology giant is back with a much-improved product. It’s still not ready for most consumers, though.

WATCH | First swine fever outbreak confirmed in South Korea

2019-09-17 13:36

South Korea has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide.

PICS: Man creates 'wheelchair' device for disabled goldfish

2019-07-26 13:49

A man has built a wheelchair contraption to help his disabled fish stay afloat.

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