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South Korea bans consumption of dog meat

Lawmakers have voted to end the traditional practice by 2027. South Korea’s parliament voted on Tuesday to ban the sale and consumption of dog meat,...

Graphic Video: South Korean opposition leader stabbed in neck

Warning: Graphic Video The head of South Korea’s main opposition Democratic Party, Lee Jae-myung, was rushed to the hospital after an unidentified man stabbed him...

Star of Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ found dead

Police were called to search for South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun after a ‘suicide-like note’ was found at his home. South Korean actor Lee Sun-kyun,...

Korean studies indicate what our government is hiding and what the whistleblower wanted to warn us about—a tsunami of health issues

The Korean National Health Insurance Service tabulates health data of the whole population including vaccination status which allows researchers to compare the ongoing health...

South Korean dog farmers threaten to release 2 million hounds

Owners of canines raised for meat have reportedly threatened to release the animals if the government bans consumption. South Korean dog meat farmers have threatened...

Seoul court jails poet for praising North Korea

The offending tome had won an online contest in North Korea in 2016. A South Korean writer has been slapped with a prison term for...

North Korea shreds military accord with Seoul

The South was the first to suspend parts of the deal following a satellite launch by the DPRK. North Korea has withdrawn from a 2018...

South Koreans up in arms over Japan’s radioactive plans

Hundreds of protesters have rallied in Seoul to protest the impending dumping of Fukushima’s wastewater into the ocean. Mass protests hit central Seoul on Saturday,...

FIFA WWC: South Korea 1 – 1 Germany

South Korea and Germany have drawn 1-1 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group H match. https://youtu.be/NS9gxd9-TAU

FIFA WWC: South Korea 0 – 1 Morocco

Morocco have beaten South Korea 0-1 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group H match this evening. https://youtu.be/KszjSUY8tpk

FIFA WWC: Colombia 2 – 0 South Korea

Colombia have beaten South Korea 2-0 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group H match. https://youtu.be/FN7cGDBgq0c

Death toll from torrential rains, landslides in South Korea rises to 32 – Reports

The death toll from heavy rains and landslides in South Korea has surpassed 30, while more than ten people remain missing, the South Korean...

Watch: Plane passenger opens emergency exit mid-flight

The Airbus A321 bound for Daegu, South Korea, was still 200 meters above the ground when the chaotic incident unfolded. Nine people were hospitalized for...

‘Zombie Detective’ star Jung Chae Yull dies aged 26

The cause of death has not yet been released. The Netflix star’s management announced the death yesterday on Instagram: ‘We are here to deliver heartbreaking news....

‘Most wanted’ crypto fugitive arrested – minister

Do Kwon, the co-founder of failed companies TerraUSD and Luna, is accused of defrauding investors of $40 billion. Wanted South Korean cryptocurrency developer Do Kwon...

Vietnam war crime survivor gets justice in court

A Seoul judge ruled that US-allied South Korean Marines had massacred civilians Vietnam war crime survivor gets justice in court. Almost 55 years after her village...

South Korea fines Tesla

The EV manufacturer will have to pay around $2.2 million for what has been labeled incorrect advertising. The antitrust regulator of South Korea has fined...

South Korea Confirms First Case of ‘Brain-Eating Amoeba’

South Korea has detected its first case of infection with the Naegleria fowleri amoeba, also called the "brain-eating amoeba," which lives in soil and...

Happy Plastic, It’s Fantastic: South Korea Green Lights Sex Doll Imports

While South Korean customs will now permit importing sex dolls, certain models, such as child-like sex dolls, won't be allowed into the country. South Korean...

Brazil cruise past South Korea to reach quarterfinals in Qatar

Tite's team won 4-1 against their Asian rivals on Monday. Neymar returned from injury for Brazil as the five-time champions cantered to a 4-1 win...

Late South Korean goal breaks Uruguayan hearts

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar has produced yet more intense drama. A sensational injury-time goal from Hwang Hee-chan gave South Korea an unlikely come-from-behind...

Watch: At least 146 dead, 150 injured during Halloween celebrations in South Korea

Partygoers were crushed in a stampede in downtown Seoul. At least 146 people were killed and 150 injured in a crowd stampede in the South...

Watch: US VP speaks of ‘strong alliance’ with North Korea

Kamala Harris meant to pay tribute the country’s southern neighbour. US Vice President Kamala Harris praised the “strong alliance” between the US and North Korea...

Asian country hit with shortage of national dish

Extreme weather has damaged the cabbage crop in South Korea, driving up prices and leaving kimchi in short supply. South Koreans face soaring costs for...

Watch: S Korean President Caught Slamming ‘Those F*ckers’ in US Congress on Hot Mic

A spokeswoman for the South Korean president’s office claimed that Yoon Suk-yeol was actually referring to South Korean lawmakers rather than to their US...

US pledges its ‘nuclear capabilities’ to Asian ally

Washington has offered Seoul the “full range” of its military capabilities to deter North Korea, including US nuclear forces. The US and South Korea say...

Veterans Minister pays tribute to service and sacrifice at Korean War commemoration

At today’s commemoration of the start of the Korean War, Veterans Minister Meka Whaitiri has paid tribute to the service and sacrifice of our...

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