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Moon, Trump agree to main dialogue with N.Korea
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Donald Trump have agreed on Saturday that it was necessary to maintain dialogue momentum between Washington and Pyongyang, the presidential office here said.
2019-12-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Brushing teeth 3 times a day can lower heart failure risk
Seoul, Dec 2 (IANS) Brushing teeth frequently is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a new study.
2019-12-02
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Melanie Laurent: '6 Underground' is about super human beings without super powers
Seoul, Dec 2 (IANS) Actress Melanie Laurent, who will be seen death defining stunts and packing some action packed punches in the upcoming Netflix's movie "6 Underground", says the film is about super great human beings without super powers.
2019-12-02
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
North calls Japan PM 'stupid' 'political dwarf,'
Seoul, Nov 30 (IANS) North Korea slammed the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday for saying that the projectiles fired by Pyongyang two days earlier were ballistic missiles, and made a veiled threat to fire one towards Japan.
2019-11-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
2nd K-Pop star Goo Hara die in just over a month after BF Sulli (Ld)
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) South Korean singer and actress Goo Hara has been found dead at her home here, police say.
2019-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2nd K-Pop star Goo Hara die in just over a month
Seoul, Nov 25 (IANS) South Korean singer and actress Goo Hara has been found dead at her home here, police say.
2019-11-25
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kidambi, Sameer knocked out of Korea Masters
Gwangju (South Korea), Nov 21 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma crashed out of the Korea Masters after suffering straight-games defeat in their respective second-round clashes on Thursday.
2019-11-21
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
Samsung invests record $13.1 bn in R&D in first nine months
Seoul, Nov 17 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has said it invested a record 15.3 trillion won or $13.1 billion in research and development (R&D) in the first nine months of this year.
2019-11-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Galaxy S11 tipped to come in 3 sizes, 5 variants
Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) An American tech blogger has claimed that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S11 smartphone will be available in three screen sizes - 6.4 or 6.2-inch being the smallest, mid-sized with 6.4-inch and 6.7-inch being the largest one.
2019-11-11
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung aims to increase sales of foldables in 2020
Seoul, Nov 8 (IANS) Samsung CEO DJ Koh confirmed that the company has aimed to sell a lot more foldable devices in 2020.
2019-11-08
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
US, S.Korea to skip joint annual air drill
Seoul, Nov 3 (IANS) South Korea and the US were expected to skip a joint winter-time air exercise just as they did last year to support ongoing diplomacy for the denuclearization of North Korea, a source said on Sunday.
2019-11-03
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
ALERT: SC reserves judgement in Ayodhya title dispute, closes arguments
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2019-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,National,Politics
N. Korean leader Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) North Korean state media on Wednesday released a series of pictures of its leader Kim Jong-un where in he can be seen riding a white horse on a snow covered mountain considered sacred in the country.
2019-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung drops security updates for these 3 devices
Seoul, Oct 8 (IANS) South Korean handset maker Samsung, while modifying devices it supports with security updates, has dropped the Galaxy A5 (2016), Galaxy A3 (2016), and the Galaxy Tab S2 L/S Refresh from the list.
2019-10-08
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
No meeting with the US till it ends "hostile policy": North Korea
Seoul, Oct 6 (IANS) North Korea, after a failed round of talks this weekend in Stockholm, on Sunday said that it will not meet the United States again until it puts a stop to its "hostile policy."
2019-10-06
Category: International, South Korea,Diplomacy,Politics
4 killed as typhoon lashes S. Korea
Seoul, Oct 3 (IANS) Four people were killed as Typhoon Mitag lashed the southern and eastern regions of South Korea with heavy rain and strong winds, authorities said on Thursday.
2019-10-03
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
N. Korea test-fires new missile from submarine
Seoul, Oct 3 (IANS) North Korea on Thursday said that it has successfully test-fired a new-type of submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), boasting that the success "ushered in a new phase" in its self-defence capabilities just two days before resuming nuclear talks with the US.
2019-10-03
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics
N.Korea may have conducted SLBM test launch: South
Seoul, Oct 2 (IANS) North Korea on Wednesday test-launched two ballistic missiles, one of which may have been fired from a submarine before falling into waters belonging to Japan's exclusive economic zone, according to sources in Seoul and Tokyo.
2019-10-02
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics
Korea Open: Sindhu, Saina crash out, Kashyap advances
Incheon, Sep 25 (IANS) World champion and ace India shuttler PV Sindhu crashed out in the first round of the Korea Open while Saina Nehwal was forced to retire here on Wednesday. In the men's singles, B. Sai Praneeth made an early exit from the tournament while Parupalli Kashyap was the lone Indian to survive in the competition.
2019-09-25
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
Sindhu crashes out in opening round of Korea Open
Incheon, Sep 25 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Wednesday crashed out of the Korea Open Super 500 tournament after suffering a shocking first-round loss to Zhang Beiwen of the US.
2019-09-25
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
Cost of US troops in South Korea renegotiated
Seoul, Sep 24 (IANS) South Korea and the US began a new round of negotiations on Tuesday concerning the shared cost of American troops deployed in the Asian country.
2019-09-24
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security
K-pop star interrogated over gambling charges
Seoul, Sep 24 (IANS) Seungri, a former member of the K-pop boyband BIGBANG, was questioned by police on Tuesday over his alleged overseas gambling.
2019-09-24
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
US-N.Korea working-level n-talks in 2-3 weeks: Seoul
Seoul, Sep 24 (IANS) The US and North Korea are expected to resume working-level nuclear talks within the next two or three weeks, South Korea's intelligence agency said on Tuesday.
2019-09-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung falls 26 notches in global corporate reputation ranking
Seoul, Sep 23 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. fell sharply in a global corporate social responsibility ranking to a record low of 90th this year, the US market survey showed.
2019-09-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
N. Korea tests super-large multiple rocket launcher
Seoul, Sep 11 (IANS) North Korea said Wednesday it has test-fired a super-large multiple rocket launcher similar to the one tried out by the regime in August.
2019-09-11
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security
Typhoon Lingling kills 3 in S. Korea
Seoul, Sep 8 (IANS) At least three people were killed due to typhoon Lingling, the 13th storm to hit South Korea this year, which also led to cancellation of hundreds of flights and power outages that affected some 160,000 homes, authorities said on Sunday.
2019-09-08
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Seoul hit by Typhoon Lingling, flight operations hit
Seoul, Sep 7 (IANS) Over a dozen flights to and fro Seoul were cancelled and several others delayed by hours as typhoon Lingling hit South Korea on Saturday.
2019-09-07
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung unveils 5G-integrated Exynos 980 mobile processor
Seoul, Sep 4 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday launched its latest mobile processor, the Exynos 980 with an integrated 5G modem and intelligent processing performance in a single chip.
2019-09-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
N. Korea building 'new ballistic missile submarine'
Seoul, Aug 28 (IANS) New satellite images of a North Korean shipyard published on Wednesday show that it has built a new large submarine capable of carrying four ballistic missiles that is apparently ready for a test.
2019-08-28
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics
Samsung Display cuts LCD production to focus on QD-OLED
Seoul, Aug 21 (IANS) Cutting down on the production of liquid crystal displays (LCD) by Samsung Display Co., in response to dropping profits, can also be seen as the company's move to shift its focus to a new type of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel, industry officials said on Wednesday.
2019-08-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
LG joins hands with Chinese IoT firm for smart home solutions
Seoul, Aug 14 (IANS) LG Electronics Inc. on Wednesday said it will collaborate with Lumi United Technologies, a Chinese Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider, to develop a wide range of smart home solutions.
2019-08-14
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
North Korean defector, son found dead in Seoul
Seoul, Aug 13 (IANS) A North Korean defector and her son were found dead in their home in Seoul, where they had been living in extreme poverty since 2009, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-08-13
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung joins Xiaomi for 1st 108MP mobile image sensor
Seoul, Aug 12 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung in partnership with Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Monday launched a 108MP mobile image sensor called "Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX".
2019-08-12
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
'US willing to engage diplomatically with N.Korea'
Seoul, Aug 9 (IANS) The US is willing to engage diplomatically with North Korea but will continue sanctions on Pyongyang until the regime gives up its nuclear programme, American Defence Secretary Mark Esper said here on Friday.
2019-08-09
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Pyongyang fires unidentified short-range projectiles: Seoul
Seoul, Aug 2 (IANS) North Korea on Friday fired unidentified short-range projectiles off its east coast, the third such launch in about a week, according to the South Korean military.
2019-08-02
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Samsung Galaxy Fold could launch in September: Report
Seoul, Aug 1 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's much-awaited foldable smartphone - the 'Galaxy Fold' - is expected to launch right around the launch of Apple iPhone 11 between September 18 and September 20, media has reported.
2019-08-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Seoul confirms N. Korea's launch of 2 ballistic missiles
Seoul, July 31 (IANS) North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles from the east coast of the country on Wednesday morning, South Korean authorities confirmed.
2019-07-31
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security
Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 pictures leaked
Seoul, July 27 (IANS) Pictures of Samsung's soon-to-be launched Galaxy Watch Active 2 got leaked on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) website, which posted them with along with the handset maker's request for approval.
2019-07-27
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
S.Korea nightclub wall collapse: 2 killed, many injured
Seoul, July 27 (IANS) Two persons were killed and dozens injured, including athletes participating in the ongoing World Aquatic Championships, following a wall collapse at a popular South Korean nightclub on Saturday, officials said.
2019-07-27
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung to delay Galaxy Fold launch in smaller markets
Seoul, July 26 (IANS) Samsung will launch its first foldable phone, Galaxy Fold, in September after having made improvements to its design. The phone's original release on April 26 was aborted after tech reviewers found it was not as durable as expected.
2019-07-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung Galaxy Fold passes all tests, may launch soon
Seoul, July 22 (IANS) Now that South Korean tech giant Samsung's much-awaited foldable smartphone -- the 'Galaxy Fold' -- has passed the final round of tests with "flying colours", the company may soon announce its release date.
2019-07-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
After Samsung, LG registers to get its own M-series
Seoul, July 20 (IANS) Following Samsung's footsteps, South Korean conglomerate LG Group is planning to launch a new line-up of M-Series devices, targeting the Indian market.
2019-07-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Safeguarding government customers' data topmost priority: Samsung
Seoul, July 3 (IANS) South Korean giant Samsung on Wednesday said it is developing more powerful, secure and flexible security solutions to protect its customers' privacy and the topmost priority is to safeguard critical data that belong to its government customers worldwide.
2019-07-03
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
LG Uplus to launch 5G-based Cloud gaming service
Seoul, July 2 (IANS) LG Uplus Corp. on Tuesday said it will release a Cloud-based virtual reality (VR) gaming service later in 2019, taking advantage of its low-latency 5G network.
2019-07-02
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Samsung to ramp up IoT business in India after 5G roll out
Seoul, July 2 (IANS) Samsung will introduce more Internet of Things (IOT) or connected appliances that can be controlled through devices such as smartphones in India when the market is ready and has 5G connectivity, a top company executive said on Tuesday.
2019-07-02
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Trump, Kim Jong-un to meet at DMZ: Moon
Seoul, June 30 (IANS) Visiting US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have agreed to meet at Panmunjom, a border village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), on Sunday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced after a summit with the former.
2019-06-30
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Trump's offer to meet Kim in DMZ very interesting: N. Korea
Seoul, June 29 (IANS) North Korea said ON Saturday that a proposal by US President Donald Trump to meet its leader Kim Jong-un in the Demilitarized Zone (dmx) separating the two Koreas WAs a "very interesting suggestion".
2019-06-29
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
US, N Korea in informal talks for 3rd summit: Seoul
Seoul, June 26 (IANS) The US and North Korea were holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to explore the possibility of another bilateral summit, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.
2019-06-26
Category: International, South Korea,Diplomacy,Politics
From Tagore to Ayodhya, South Korea shares deep Indian links
Seoul, June 23 (IANS) Back in April 1920 when Korea was under Japanese occupation, one of its oldest newspapers - 'The Dong-A Ilbo' that has a vibrant press museum now - took birth.
2019-06-23
Category: International, South Korea,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
S Korea to open 1st 5G autonomous car driving test bed
Seoul, June 20 (IANS) South Korea on Thursday said it will set up the world's first 5G-based autonomous car driving test bed in the capital city as it strives to take the lead in future mobility technology.
2019-06-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology