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February 24, 2018 9:06 AM Relatives protest visit by North Korea general blamed for warship sinking

File photo of demonstrators attend an anti-North Korea protest before the opening ceremony for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, February 9, 2018. ― Reuters picSOUTH KOREA, Feb 24 ― Angry relatives of sailors killed in the 2010 sinking of a South Korean warship protested today against the impending visit to the Winter 53

February 20, 2018 10:43 AM South Korea refuses call to fire judge who freed Samsung heir

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman, Jay Y. Lee leaves a court in Seoul, South Korea, February 5, 2018. — Lee Ji-eun/Yonhap via ReutersSEOUL, Feb 20 — The South Korean government said it lacked authority to fire the judge who freed de facto Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee, as public anger simmers over the decision to suspend his prison sentence from a graft conviction 30

January 28, 2018 12:53 AM No Malaysians affected in South Korean hospital blaze

Policemen, forensic experts and state electricity safety officials investigate the cause of a deadly fire at a hospital in Miryang, South Korea, 26 January 2018. At least 41 people were killed and nearly 130 others injured in the blaze, according to police. — Yonhap/Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 — No Malaysians were affected by the fire at a South 146

January 26, 2018 3:44 AM S. Korea: N. Korea may stage threatening military parade on Olympics eve

A sales assistant watches TV sets broadcasting a news report on North Korea's fifth nuclear test, in Seoul, South Korea, September 9, 2016. — Reuters pic SEOUL, Jan 26 — South Korea’s Unification Minister said this morning that North Korea may stage a “threatening” military parade to mark its new military anniversary on February 8, the day before the start 36

January 3, 2018 3:04 AM South Korean car sharing startup SoCar taps Malaysia

Unlike regular services that rent a car by the day, the car sharing service rents cars by the hour, with insurance coverage included. — Picture by Choo Choy MaySEOUL, Jan 3 — South Korean car sharing startup SoCar said today it will launch its business in Malaysia as its first overseas expansion move, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported. SoCar 33

January 2, 2018 5:38 AM South Korea offers high-level talks with North Korea on Jan 9

SEOUL: South Korea on Tuesday (Jan 2) proposed holding high-level talks with Pyongyang on Jan 9, after the North's leader Kim Jong Un held out an olive branch and said Pyongyang might attend the Winter Olympics. "We hope that the South and North can sit face to face and discuss the participation of the North Korean delegation at the Pyeongchang Games 8

December 18, 2017 10:46 AM Lead singer for South Korean boy band Shinee dies: Yonhap (Updated)

SEOUL: The lead singer of South Korea's top boy band SHINee died to day after being taken to hospital unconscious, several news outlets including the Yonhap news agency reported without giving any source for the information. Kim Jong-hyun — known as Jonghyun — was found unconscious in a Seoul apartment, Yonhap said. News channel YTN reported that the singer 34

December 3, 2017 1:28 AM N. Korea’s KCNA says Trump ‘begging’ for nuclear war with drills

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un inspects tyres at a factory in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang December 3, 2017. — Reuters picPYONGYANG, Dec 3 — North Korea said the US is “begging” for a nuclear war by planning the “largest-ever” joint aerial drill with South Korea just after concluding an exercise 30

November 28, 2017 3:00 AM Samsung launches SeeColors TV app for the colour blind

The SeeColors app will provide people with vision deficiencies with relatively accurate colour renditions. — AFP picSEOUL, Nov 28 — Samsung Electronics Co said yesterday it started the global launch of the application SeeColors, which will provide people with vision deficiencies with relatively accurate colour renditions, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency 47

November 15, 2017 6:45 AM Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S. Korea

SEOUL: A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea's southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record, in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors. The quake, which was felt across much of the country including in the capital Seoul, struck at the shallow depth of 9km near the southeastern industrial city of Pohang 17