Nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang have stalled for more than two years over disagreements in exchanging the release of crippling US-led sanctions against North Korea.
Updated on Oct 19, 2021 11:25 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
From South Korea raising social distancing in Seoul to its highest level to US keeping ban on foreign travel, Portugal continuing with curfew, Chile easing curbs and Canada not allowing unvaccinated tourists yet, catch all the travel updates amid Covid-19 here
Updated on Jul 09, 2021 07:47 AM IST
Paeng Min-wook, 28, has developed a robotic eyeball he has dubbed "The Third Eye", which obsessive mobile phone users can strap to their foreheads so they can browse injury-free on the go.
Published on Jun 05, 2021 10:46 AM IST
Reuters | , Seoul
South Korean policy makers for years have had little success trying to boost birth rates by subsidizing pay during childcare leave and providing free nurseries.
Published on Jan 04, 2021 02:31 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
South Korea ordered schools to close from Tuesday in the capital Seoul and surrounding areas as it battles its worst outbreak of novel coronavirus since the pandemic began, surpassing the previous peak in February.
Published on Dec 14, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters | Posted by Nilesh Mathur
While South Koreans do not typically take a second job as much as do Americans or Canadians, private polls show interest is growing in “gig” work, freelancing or running a business in addition to working a full-time job.
Published on Dec 14, 2020 12:19 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
South Korea had been praised and emulated for its earlier success in slowing the virus’s spread without a lockdown, relying instead on rapid testing and contact-tracing to reduce flareups.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 02:56 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
Though the stools are not yet for sale, fellow students were impressed by the idea and rough-surfaced design.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 10:18 AM IST
UIWANG, South Korea | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
“The capital area is now a Covid-19 war zone,” Health Minister Park Neung-hoo said in a virus meeting, asking for citizen vigilance.
Published on Dec 07, 2020 01:59 PM IST
Seoul, South Korea | By Associated Press | Posted by Srivatsan K C
Covid-19: South Korea’s Gwangju City toughens social distancing rules amid spike in coronavirus cases
From limiting 100 people in rallies and demonstrations, to food businesses distancing tables at least 1 meter (3.3 feet) from one another or alternatively filling every other table or installing shields between them, Seoul and the surrounding Gyeonggi Province of South Korea increases social distancing rules in addition to mandatory face masks
Updated on Nov 19, 2020 12:59 PM IST
Seoul [South Korea] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
While Russia is ramping up its domestic production capacities, which will be focused on meeting its own needs, it has also reached agreements to produce 500 million doses annually abroad, which will supply other countries.
Published on Nov 13, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Moscow | By Reuters| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
The band’s latest success was “Dynamite”, its first song entirely in English, which topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart last month.
Published on Oct 11, 2020 08:54 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
Health Minister Park Neung-hoo warned against complacency, saying the country still faced the dangers of what he called a “twindemic” of the virus and a winter seasonal flu.
Updated on Oct 11, 2020 03:26 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The country marked the 75th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers’ Party with a raft of concerts and festivals, and the ceremony was seen around the region as an event where Kim could deliver messages to domestic and foreign audiences.
Updated on Oct 10, 2020 07:47 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Students returned to schools under a hybrid schedule of in-person and online classes to limit the number of people at schools at any given time. Students will attend in-person classes once or twice a week.
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 02:51 PM IST
Seoul, South Korea | By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar
While face masks have certainly become the new fashion accessory amid COVID-19, innovators have given it a battery-powered twist for those fighting fogged-up glasses
Updated on Sep 10, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Seoul | By Reuters by Daewoung Kim | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
Hole 12 at the course gets three-tier greens, players likely to find putting more challenging
Published on Sep 07, 2020 10:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal, Chandigarh
The August 8 outbreak in the South Korean city of Paju is another example of how rapidly the SARS-CoV-2 virus can spread in confined, indoor spaces -- as well as ways to minimize transmission.
Published on Aug 25, 2020 11:08 AM IST
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Kim told a gathering of ruling party leaders that the country “faced unexpected and inevitable challenges in various aspects” and that his development goals had been “seriously delayed,” state media said Thursday.
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 06:19 AM IST
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
The video features a seemingly liquid symbol in a refulgent bronze hue with a matte finish that continuously morphs into a variety of shapes. What can that possibly mean? Read on to know more!
Updated on Aug 04, 2020 06:42 PM IST
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Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said state-owned Taereung golf course, military base Camp Kim in central Seoul as well as a driving test center in western Seoul would be converted into residential developments.
Updated on Aug 04, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters
Torrential rain pounded most of South Korea over the weekend, leaving six people dead and seven others missing, officials said Sunday.
Updated on Aug 02, 2020 08:41 PM IST
Seoul, South Korea | By Associated Press
Real estate taxes that kick in on properties valued over 600 million won ($499,488) for multiple home owners will be increased, while capital gains tax rates will also be raised, finance minister Hong Nam-ki said at a policy meeting.
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency official Choi Ik-soo said in an early morning briefing that Park was discovered just after midnight on Friday by a rescue dog near a trail along a fortress wall in a mountainous area overlooking Seoul.
Updated on Jul 10, 2020 12:30 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Three hundred unmanned drones were programmed to form images conveying motivational messages above the Han river in Seoul for a show held on July 4.
Updated on Jul 06, 2020 11:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma
Updated on Jul 06, 2020 10:50 PM IST
Figures released by the Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday brought the national caseload to 12,421 confirmed infections including 280 deaths.
Published on Jun 21, 2020 12:15 PM IST
Seoul | By Associated Press | Posted by: Jasra Afreen
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 49 new cases for the nation Friday, with 26 of them in Seoul and the nearby port city of Incheon. South Korea has had a total of 12,306 infections, including 280 deaths.
Published on Jun 19, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Seoul | By Associated Press
Describing South Korea as an “enemy,” Kim Yo Jong repeated an earlier threat she had made by saying Seoul will soon witness the collapse of a “useless” inter-Korean liaison office in the border town of Kaesong.
Updated on Jun 14, 2020 03:22 AM IST
Seoul | By Associated Press
The country has been held up as a global model in how to curb the virus and has rushed to contain new infections as life returns to normal.
Updated on May 27, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Seoul | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi