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South Korea elected as member of FAO Council for 3 years

The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture announced that Seoul has been elected to the Council of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for the twelfth consecutive time. The ministry said that during the organization's general conference,...

South Korea approves Moderna vaccine

South Korea approved the use of the Moderna vaccine developed by the American pharmaceutical company to combat the Coronavirus. The Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety decided to give the green light on the condition that Moderna provides a...

South Korea: Kim Jong-un hasn’t undergone surgery

The South Korean Yonhap News Agency quoted a senior government official as saying that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not undergo surgery during his three-week absence from the public. The South Korean official declined to explain the reasons...

Koreans celebrate the historic victory of “Parasite” with Oscar

Celebrations were overwhelmed by social media in South Korea on Monday, after the black comedy film "Parasite" was awarded the first ever Oscar for the Asian country. The director of the movie, Bong Joon Ho, said he was honored to...

North Korean threats put America and South Korea on high alert

South Korea and the United States are on high alert after threats by North Korea to give them gifts at Christmas, US news website ABC News reported on Tuesday. The website showed that the US aviation authorities issued a high...

Seven killed in South Korean helicopter crash off disputed islands

South Korean fire department helicopter carrying seven people crashed into the sea off the disputed Dokdo Islands with Japan late Thursday, a fire official said. South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the South Korean Coast Guard and private boats were...

K-pop star Sulli was found dead at her residence

Famous K-pop star Sulli has been targeted for extreme online commentary today at her home, South Korean police said. Sulli's body, a former member of the famous K-pop f(x) group, was found by her manager at her residence on the...

Japan: North Korea fired a missile that landed in the economic zone

North Korea fired a missile that landed in the exclusive economic zone of Japan off Shimane province, a government spokesman said Wednesday. North Korea also fired an unidentified projectile on Wednesday, Yonhap news agency quoted South Korean military as saying. The...

3 killed, 20 others injured by typhoon Lingling in South Korea

The powerful typhoon Lingling that hit South Korea recently has left three people dead, at least 20 others injured, several buildings destroyed and tens of thousands of homes without electricity. "The authorities are reviewing the damage caused by typhoon Lingling,...

China warns of ‘counterattack’ plan of US medium-range missiles deployment in Asian region

China has warned Tuesday that it will take unspecified retaliation if the United States (US) continues plans to deploy a medium-range missiles in the Asia Pacific region. The statement was made a few days after Secretary of Defense Mark Esper...
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Microsoft bags another record breaking year with $60 billion in annual earnings

Microsoft Corp. finished yet another record-breaking year with more than $60 billion in profit and $165 billion in sales,...
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