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Tag: South Korea

Uniqlo removes controversial ad in Korea after backlash

Japanese retail giant’s commercial has been accused of whitewashing colonial history.

Brooks Koepka pulls out of CJ Cup with knee injury

The defending champion's withdrawal comes as a blow to the tournament.

Pro-Pyongyang students invade US envoy’s Seoul home

17 protesters detained by police after exposing embarrassing security breach at ambassador’s residence.

Samsung confirms glaring fingerprint defect with its Galaxy S10

Tech giant acknowledges major access flaw in phone’s unlocking sensors.

Justin Thomas backs Tiger Woods for Presidents Cup team

World No 5 would pick Masters champ ‘100 times out of 100’.

Singapore expects all operators to offer 5G by 2022

The move will see half of the city-state covered by standalone network in next 3 years.

Japanese PM’s offering to shrine prompts rebuke from Seoul

The move further fuels the long-standing dispute between the 2 countries that has affected trade, tourism.

S. Korean soldier who lost legs to landmine aims for Paralympic gold

He puts rowing skills picked up in rehab towards securing a spot at Tokyo Games.

Dark web child porn bust leads to 338 arrests worldwide

23 underage victims, who were being actively abused by users of the site, have been rescued in US, Britain and Spain.

Koreas World Cup qualifier clash likened to ‘war’ by KFA president

S. Korea captain Son Heung-min relieved to finish game uninjured following N. Koreans' aggression.

South Korean visitor numbers to Japan plunge by 60%

The travel boycott is a response to renewed acrimony, trade war between the two nations.

Koreas play to a draw in front of empty stands

Fifa president 'sad to see no fans' in stadium.

No TV, no visiting fans, no international media as Koreas face...

Only way to follow World Cup qualifier is via online commentary on Fifa and AFC websites.

S. Korea minister quits over privileges afforded to his family

Resignation comes amidst investigations, public protests.

Online streaming giants battle for Asian audiences

Asia seen as an important part of global industry's growth plan.

Koreas to face off in Pyongyang World Cup qualifier

It is unclear if anyone other than the South Korean team and support staff would be able to go to Pyongyang.

Samsung Electronics expects 56% drop in Q3 operating profit

Release of Note 10 has given Korean firm a much-needed boost.

9 killed, several missing as Mitag batters S.Korea

Woman in her 60s found dead after her home was buried in landslide in Busan.

No invite for South Korea to Japanese naval fleet review

Absence another sign of continuing damage to security ties between neighbours.

No place for S.Korean pork in China

Beijing bans S.Korean pig imports following African swine fever outbreak.

South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister

The daughter of South Korea’s new law minister has allegedly received many perks that do not reflect her academic performance.

Growing feud sees Japan dropped from S.Korea’s trade ‘white list’

Escalated tension bodes ill for economies already struggling amid weak global demand.

South Korea to develop anti-drone system amid standoff with North

After infiltration by North Korean spy drones, South Korea will invest 88 billion won (US$74 million) to develop a weapons system by 2023.

S.Korea to exclude Japan from trade whitelist this week

The move comes after Japan removed South Korea from its own list of preferred trading partners last month.

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