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Explained: Why South Korea’s new Covid-19 outbreak has the LGBTQ community worried

May 21, 2020 2:27 pm

South Korea’s LGBTQ community fear this singling out of the community would only increase the discrimination and harassment they face and prevent them from getting tested due to fears of being identified and the possibility of their personal information being publicly leaked.

South Korea reports 4 virus cases, lowest since February

April 30, 2020 11:45 am

It expected to ease up on more restrictions in coming days if its caseload maintains a downward trend.

Travelling to South Korea? Here is everything you need to know

November 28, 2019 4:41 pm

South Korea, officially known as the Republic of Korea, makes up the southern part of the Korean peninsula.

South Korea vows to send aid to North quickly, may send food

May 20, 2019 1:33 pm

Seoul hopes that the aid will help revive diplomacy and engagement with Pyongyang that tapered off amid a stalemate in nuclear talks between the United States and North Korea.

Seoul says it will close Japan-funded sex slavery foundation

November 21, 2018 1:36 pm

Historians say tens of thousands of women from around Asia, many of them Korean, were sent to front-line military brothels to provide sex to Japanese soldiers.

South Korea suspends flights, delay office hours as thousands attempt nine-hour entrance exam

November 15, 2018 5:47 pm

According to South Korea's Transport Ministry, 134 flights were rescheduled because of the exam.

Rare quake measuring 5.4 in magnitude rocks southern South Korea

November 15, 2017 4:17 pm

The quake was followed by multiple aftershocks including a 4.3-magnitude tremor that hit about two hours later.

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in says no military action without Seoul's consent

August 15, 2017 8:32 am

The president was making an annual speech to commemorate 72nd anniversary of the nation's liberation from Japanese military rule that began in 1910 and ended in 1945. "The government, putting everything on line, will block war by all means," Moon said.

Samsung estimates record Q2 profit at $12.1 billion as memory prices surge

July 07, 2017 10:24 am

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday estimated a record quarterly operating profit for April-June, propelled by a memory chip boom that analysts say will continue to pad margins for the rest of 2017. Samsung said second-quarter operating profit was likely 14 trillion won

South Korea sends military vessels to stop Chinese fishing boats

June 10, 2016 11:56 am

The Chinese fishermen are illegally harvesting expensive blue crabs from Seoul's disputed sea boundary with North Korea

SEOUL VIDEOS

India Art Festival hosts first edition in national capital

January 16, 2016 9:24 am

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): After hosting successful four editions in Mumbai and an international edition at World Trade Centre in Seoul, Korea, India Art Festival has flown in to Delhi with over 300 artists and 40 art galleries from 15 Indian cities and 5 countries under one roof. From contemporary work to modern art or complex art forms, the three day long festival aims to provide a platform for artists, galleries, art collectors and connoisseurs to come together for dialogues and collaborations. Here, a few artists presented their own-self through their canvas, while few simply expressed their passion towards the art. Apart from this, one can get their hands on Urdu calligraphy carved on sculptures, miniatures that have taken 30 long years to get complete, portraits which are knitted with beads, colourful threads, precious and semi-precious stones and a lot of breath-taking paintings by various artists. India Art Festival, which began on January 14, will conclude onJanuary 17.