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South Korea

Country in East Asia

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea.

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Musicians in South Korea have played a classical music concert for coronavirus patients.
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South Korea on Tuesday criticized the U.S. military's decision to place thousands of Korean workers on unpaid leave this week, after the two allies failed to..
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South Korea on Tuesday canceled the re-opening of schools next week as clusters of coronavirus infections flare and will launch online classes while delaying the..
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South Korea on Tuesday criticized the U.S. military's decision to place thousands of Korean workers on unpaid leave this week, after the two allies failed to..
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South Korea on Tuesday cancelled the planned re-opening of schools next week because of the danger of the coronavirus as clusters of infections flare, and will..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

Park Hyun stops to catch his breath after climbing a few steps to the entrance of the engineering college of the Pusan National University where he teaches...
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South Korea said on Tuesday it will open school classes online next week and reschedule its annual college entrance exams slated for November as concerns persist..
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South Korea reported 125 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections to 9,786, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention..
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The US has seen its cases spike dramatically in recent days and these graphs show what could be in store.
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Choi Young-eun is so concerned about her teenagers' education as South Korea's schools stay shut that she has been sending them to a private tuition center to..
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South Korea will make emergency cash payments to all but the richest families and draw up a second supplementary budget next month in a bid to ease the drawn-out..
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South Korea will make an emergency cash payment to most families and draw up a second supplementary budget next month in a bid to ease the drawn-out economic..
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South Korea's army issued a stern statement saying that testing comes at a "very inappropriate" time.
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Japan will step up its efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus by banning the entry of foreign citizens traveling from the United States, China, South Korea..
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A South Korean tabletop exercise on emergency responses to a fictional mysterious outbreak led directly to tools the country deployed less than a month later to..
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South Korea reported 78 new coronavirus cases on Monday, keeping the rate of infections fairly steady, as President Moon Jae-in held an emergency meeting with..
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Japan will expand its entry ban to include citizens traveling from the United States, China, South Korea and most of Europe amid a rapid spread of the..
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North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of..
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North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, military officials in South Korea and Japan..
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North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile into the ocean off its east coast, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Sunday, with Japan's..
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North Korea fired an unidentified projectile into the ocean off its east coast, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, citing South Korea's Joint Chiefs of..
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Malaysia is considering buying up to 1 million coronavirus test kits from South Korea as it steps up efforts to screen more people for the virus, the government..
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Authorities in South Korea pleaded with residents on Friday to stay indoors and avoid large gatherings as new coronavirus cases hovered close to 100 per day,..
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Authorities in South Korea pleaded with residents on Friday to stay indoors and avoid large gatherings as new coronavirus cases hovered close to 100 per day,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Authorities in South Korea pleaded with residents on Friday to stay indoors and avoid large gatherings as new coronavirus cases hovered close to 100 per day.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

South Korea reported 91 new coronavirus cases on Friday, taking the national tally to 9,332, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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In a South Korean ICU, nurses wearing heavy self-contained respiratory systems work two-hour shifts.
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South Korea warned on Thursday that it will deport foreigners while its citizens could face jail if they violate self-quarantine rules after a surge in imported..
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Shi Xiaomin, who used to export suits and blazers by the thousands to South Korea, the Netherlands and the United States, was luckier than many other Chinese..
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South Korea reported 104 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing its total infections to 9,241, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
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South Korean authorities said on Wednesday they were looking at whether the country had sufficient stockpiles of coronavirus test kits to expand exports to the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it remains fully committed to supporting the Olympic movement globally.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

At least 10,000 people used the chatrooms, with some paying up to $1,200 [£1,000] for access.
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South Korea said it will send medical equipment to the United States to fight the coronavirus if it has any spare after an urgent request from U.S. President..
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South Korea said it would tighten border checks for travellers from the United States by Friday as concerns rise over imported coronavirus cases despite a..
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South Korean police took the unusual step of publicly identifying the 24-year-old accused leader of an online sexual blackmail ring after the case lead to a..
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South Korea reported 100 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, bringing its total infections to 9,137, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

President Donald Trump asked South Korea to send medical equipment to the United States to fight the coronavirus, promising to help Korean companies gain U.S...
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South Korea on Tuesday doubled a planned economic rescue package to 100 trillion won ($80 billion) to save companies hit by the coronavirus and put a floor under..
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South Korea on Tuesday doubled a planned economic rescue package to 100 trillion won ($80 billion) to save companies hit by the coronavirus and put a floor under..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

South Korea President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday the government will double a planned rescue package to contain mounting economic and financial fallout from the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

South Korea reported 76 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, maintaining a downward trend in new infections which raised hopes that Asia's largest outbreak outside..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The news fuels hope that Asia's worst coronavirus outbreak outside China may be abating.
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South Korea on Monday reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since the peak so far on Feb. 29 and the extended downward trend in daily infections..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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