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South Korea marks deadliest day of pandemic as omicron looms

The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said a record 109 people died in the last 24-hour period

23 Dec 2021 11:54 AM

South Korea to test AI-powered facial recognition to track COVID-19 cases

The nationally funded project in Bucheon is due to become operational in January, a city official told Reuters

13 Dec 2021 11:24 AM

Research finds how to increase life span

The study was conducted under Professor Seung-Jae V. Lee from the Department of Biological Sciences

21 Nov 2021 2:28 PM

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Part 2: Major announcements from event

There was no new product launched, just special versions of the same devices, reported GSM Arena

21 Oct 2021 2:11 PM

Samsung announces Unpacked 2 event for October 20

Before the event, an Apple event is scheduled for Monday and Google's Pixel 6 launch on Tuesday

14 Oct 2021 11:02 AM

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KIA to strengthen sales in Indian market; release new cars, raise price

KIA India will expand its lineup starting with the release of 'Seltos X Line' in the early of this month

13 Sep 2021 11:11 AM

Samsung announces world's highest resolution phone camera sensor

As per The Verge, the four-by-four 12.5-megapixel feature is intended for low-light usage

03 Sep 2021 10:16 AM

South, North Korea have restored hotlines as leaders seek to rebuild ties

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have exchanged multiple letters and agreed to reconnect the hotlines

27 Jul 2021 11:25 AM

South Koreans no longer need masks outdoors if vaccinated against COVID-19

The move is a bid to encourage older residents to get vaccinated

26 May 2021 12:20 PM

Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'

During the Singapore summit, Trump gave Kim a glimpse inside his presidential state car in a show of their newly friendly rapport

22 Feb 2021 11:15 AM

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South Korea detects first coronavirus variant cases

The new strain, which experts fear is more contagious, prompted more than 50 countries to impose travel restrictions on Britain

29 Dec 2020 1:35 AM

Samsung signs $6.6 billion deal with Verizon to supply 5G network solutions

Samsung’s global prospects for its network business have improved following US sanctions on its bigger rival Huawei, analysts said

07 Sep 2020 9:04 AM

Hyundai vs Tesla: Hyundai race to produce electric cars as Tesla takes off

No traditional automaker has been successful yet in catching up with Tesla, which retains an edge in battery and software technology

28 Jul 2020 11:34 AM

North Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

North Korea ridiculed South's “nonsensical” calls for revived negotiations between US and Pyongyang when it lost its relevance as a mediator

07 Jul 2020 3:32 PM

Oil falls as growing coronavirus cases stoke fuel demand worries

Gasoline demand will be closely watched as US heads into its July 4 holiday weekend as many Americans are expected to hit the road

03 Jul 2020 9:17 AM

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North Korea blows up liaison office shared with South Korea

Since early June, North Korea issued a series of vitriolic condemnations of South over activists sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets

16 Jun 2020 2:55 PM

North Korea cut off communication with South over anti-Pyongyang leaflets row

South Korean government said it would push for legal bans on launching leaflets, but the North said South Korean response lacks sincerity

09 Jun 2020 12:56 PM

Oil prices slip on dim economic outlook, despite improved demand

A bleak economic outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve put downward pressure on oil prices

20 May 2020 9:16 AM

Schools reopen in South Korea as virus fears ease

The country appears to have brought its outbreak under control, thanks to an extensive "trace, test and treat" programme

20 May 2020 8:36 AM

Oil prices edge higher on surprise US stock drawdown, but demand concerns linger

Prices have risen in the past two weeks as some countries relaxed coronavirus restrictions and lockdowns

14 May 2020 9:09 AM

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