April 10, 2020 3:44 pm
The election is on April 15 but officials are hoping that people will take advantage of early voting to reduce the numbers crowding polling locations that day.
April 10, 2020 10:54 am
The Seoul stock market's main KOSPI fell 0.62 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 1,835.59 by 0220 GMT.
April 09, 2020 2:10 pm
About 51 patients classed as having been cured in South Korea have tested positive again, the CDC said in a briefing on Monday.
March 26, 2020 9:41 am
Health authorities have been scrambling to prevent the virus from re-entering as an increasing number of South Koreans return from Europe and the United States.
March 19, 2020 10:02 pm
China and Italy have taken unprecedented measures to limit the movement of people in order to slow down or contain the spread of coronavirus.
March 19, 2020 9:17 am
The fresh outbreak has prompted Daegu officials to launch extensive checks on all other nursing homes involving more than 33,000 people.
March 19, 2020 12:22 pm
Crowded mass transport systems, including local trains, are more vulnerable to Covid-19. We need to regulate and restrict their use.
March 18, 2020 4:08 pm
Large populations of wild animals are sustained almost entirely on treats handed out by tourists in a variety of Asian countries. Now, for better or worse, thousands of animals are being forced to fend for themselves.
March 18, 2020 10:17 pm
The global number of deaths caused by coronavirus crossed 7,500 Wednesday, with nearly 200,000 people infected as of now.
March 17, 2020 1:50 pm
South Korea had started to prepare even before January 12, when China shared the genetic code of the novel coronavirus with the World Health Organisation (WHO). At the time, China had reported only 41 cases. But South Korea knew it was vulnerable — and it was clear on the path ahead.
October 10, 2019 7:01 am
Thousands of protesters rallied in South Korea's capital Seoul to call for the ouster of President Moon Jae-in's hand-picked justice minister, whose family is at the center of an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors.
February 22, 2019 1:59 pm
PM Narendra Modi dedicated the USD 200,000 prize money to 'Namami Gange Programme', which is flagship programme of his government to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of River Ganga.
November 28, 2018 6:50 am
A downturn in South Korea's high-tech, export-driven economy has intensified a hyper-competitive school and work environment that experts say adds to a high incidence of stress and suicide
August 23, 2018 10:13 am
About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.
March 05, 2015 12:43 pm
The attack happened at a venue in a performing arts center in Seoul, as the ambassador was preparing for a lecture.
March 01, 2015 12:30 pm
South Koreans celebrate this day as the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule in Seoul.
February 20, 2016 6:41 pm
January 08, 2016 2:58 pm
New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.