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Seoul, Oct. 21 (Yonhap) -- More than 20,000 healthcare professionals from both home and abroad gathered in South Korea on Friday to showcase the latest advanced medical technologies and equipment with the aim of navigating the future of the global ...
[Seoul] The South Korean won weakened against the US dollar early on Friday after the European central bank left room for further stimulus at its October meeting while not changing its ultra-loose monetary policy.

Picture this: hundreds of young South Koreans milling around a courtyard, dressed in costumes you will probably never see anywhere else in Seoul, or all of South Korea for that matter. Sheer tops, sequined trousers and outerwear so generous in fabric ...
Movie studios will cast a white actor or actress to portray a person of color, frustrating audiences who would like to see all ethnicities represented fairly on screen.
You might have already read about our forthcoming TC Meetup + Pitch-off in Seoul next week. But what you might not know is that we're integrating more content into the program so you can hear from some of the most intelligent minds in the industry.

Seoul/Singapore: A 36-year-old man was crushed to death Wednesday (Oct 19) after getting stuck between a subway train and a platform screen door in South Korea.
Seoul - prosecutors said Wednesday they indicted the Lotte Group's founder, his mistress and his three children on embezzlement, tax evasion and other charges, in the latest case highlighting the outsized influence of founding families over South ...
In less than a week, TechCrunch is packing up and flying to Seoul, South Korea to get acquainted with one of the world's biggest and brightest tech scenes.
Seoul - North Korea on Thursday conducted what was believed to be another failed test of a powerful medium-range missile capable of hitting US bases as far away as Guam, the South Korean military said.
The South Korean rapper with nearly 11 million followers was the subject of contagious whispers on Tuesday evening at Seoul Fashion Week's first major off-the-calendar show of the season. A crowd of editors, celebrities, and even Demna Gvasalia's ...
Nokia has partnered with South Korea's SK Broadband to offer single fibre access speeds of a mind-boggling 52.5Gbps to a few apartment buildings in Seoul. However, there is no guarantee that ever user will receive this speed but there is a higher ...
The band said the the Seoul stop will be the "first of six shows in that corner of the world", a point not lost on fans as it confirms that the band will play other shows in the region before taking off again under their WorldWired Tour.
student Jasper Buwalda from Groningen is missing. He traveled to Seoul, South Korea as an exchange student and hasn't made contact with friends or family, RTV Noord-Reports.
Scattered around Seoul are also a number of cultural centers that are geared towards visitors. The Bukchon Cultural Center, the Seoul Global Cultural Center, and the Gangnam Tourist Information Center are just a few institutes that offers not only ...
Incheon's population hit 3,000,013 as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday, marking the first time in 36 years that a Korean city's population broke the 3-million mark, coming in third after Seoul and Busan. This increase in population is in contrast to cities like ...
North Korea will attack South Korean capital Seoul and the presidential office located in the city, the isolated nation's main newspaper Rodon Sinmum warned Wednesday.

The man was trying to get off the train during the morning rush hour while the screen door was closing at Gimpo airport subway station in Seoul. The driver started the train without seeing him trapped there and the 36-year-old was crushed to death ...
On the opposite end, coach Hwang Sun-hong has promised his FC Seoul side will fight to the very end against Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors in the second leg of their 2016 AFC Champions League semi-final on Wednesday despite being 4-1 down from the first ...
The respondents also said they expected terrorism would emerge as the fourth type of disaster within a decade, according to the survey of 1,344 citizens and 85 experts by the Seoul Institute, a think tank that advises the metropolitan government on policy.
Samsung is so serious about getting Galaxy Note 7 phones out of customers' hands, the company has apparently opened an exchange booth in South Korea's Incheon airport (the international outlet for its capital city, Seoul). There, Samsung reportedly ...
"Raincoat, raincoat!" were the frantic cries at the Vetements MatchesFashion.com garage sale in Seoul today, where streetwear fanatics cleaned out five racks of the brand's black raincoats in exactly 12 minutes and 700-some red logo hoodies in an hour, ...
Chinese property investors are turning their sights on Seoul after swarming the southern resort island of Jeju. According to Seoul city officials on Wednesday, Chinese nationals own 4,139 lots or a combined 171,614 sq.m in Seoul as of end-June this ...
Scott Moore, business analyst for the Scottish Improvement Service, won a Socitm scholarship to research digital public service trend in Seoul during the summer. Here he looks back on he learnt during his summer investigating the city's digital ...
Seoul is such a fast-paced, bustling city that it can be overwhelming and hard to catch your breath sometimes. So much so, in fact, that you can forget to stop and take in your surroundings.
My mother made comfort food like taco pie, tuna and noodles, and chicken, broccoli, and rice casserole. Our more formal dinners consisted of baked potatoes, Omaha Steaks, and corn on the cob.
Tucked away in the back right corner of a tiny Korean supermarket in a strip mall on the grittier end of Rittiman lies what is likely the best Korean restaurant in the city.
Another Seoul resident, Jung Hae-young, added, "In my opinion, it doesn't seem that the South Korean government really thought about [their] policies.
Images of people with disabilities in film and TV can be all too rare. When they do appear, mainstream media often rely on disparaging tropes to frame them.
A historic walking tour program will open to highlight the Korean Empire (1897-1910), which the Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910) named itself for higher international status, according to the Seoul Metropolitan government (SMG), Wednesday. The SMG said it ...
Seoul, Oct. 13 (Yonhap) -- A former chief of Seoul's police agency has been summoned by state prosecutors earlier this week over the death of a farmer who was knocked down by a water cannon during a protest last year, official sources said Thursday.
[Seoul] The South Korean won and shares slipped early on Thursday after minutes of the US Federal Reserve's last meeting backed market expectations for a December rate increase.
South Korea's Joint Chiefs Of Staff (JCS) Chairman Gen. Lee Sun-jin discussed ways to bolster deterrence against North Korean threats with top U.S.
Several weeks ago, I did something with another foreign journalist in Seoul that could now land us both in jail, or at least cost us a hefty fine: I accepted a meal from him that cost more -- actually much more -- than 30,000 won ($26.8).
This is Leung's second Life Inspired show, following the popular Seoul Extreme, which saw him travelling across Seoul to unearth the secrets of the city's cuisine - trawling markets, hawker stalls and family-run eateries and creating his own versions ...
China said Wednesday that South Korea needs to stay "reasonable and cool-headed" even after Chinese fishermen rammed and sank a South Korean coast ...
Seoul's metro operator is seeking to raise the age limit for free subway rides, citing the growing number of elderly passengers and its impact on the firm's already-weak balance sheet, a lawmaker revealed Wednesday.
The sixth generation Hyundai Grandeur (Hyundai Azera) has been spied testing in Seoul, South Korea ahead of its expected to be launched in the coming ...
For many reggae artists, working with the likes of the Marley family is just a dream. For Korean reggae artist Skull, it is a dream come true.
The leaders of South Korea and Costa Rica will hold a summit in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss ways to strengthen their long-standing cooperative ties, the ...
[Seoul] The South Korean won dropped to more than a six-week closing low on Wednesday on a stronger dollar and as foreign investors sold shares, putting pressure on the domestic currency.
Two Seoul clubs -- the Nexen heroes and the LG Twins -- will renew their Korea baseball Organization (KBO) rivalry when they meet in the first round playoff ...
Seoul - South Korea's Marine Corps Command plans to station a combat unit on the eastern island of Ulleung from 2018 in a bid to help deal with North Korea's military threats, the military command said in a report to parliament on Tuesday.
South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday continued to suffer losses in the Seoul stock exchange, with stocks down nearly 3 per cent after the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over cases of spontaneous combustion.
Seoul American quarterback David Messinger knifes his way to daylight through teammates and Kubasaki opponents. From Stripes.
[Seoul] South Korean shares came under early pressure again on Tuesday on an extended selloff of market heavyweight Samsung electronics Co Ltd after it announced it would halt Galaxy Note 7 sales globally as it probes reports of fires.
South Korea has the world's second-fastest construction time of nuclear reactors after Japan, a report from the U.N. nuclear watchdog showed Tuesday, but Seoul's atomic energy provider said the short period doesn't affect their safety. According to the ...
South Korea and the US kicked off a joint naval drill Monday of an unprecedented scale. Called Invincible Spirit, the drill covers the western, southern and eastern waters of South Korea.
On 7 October Air Seoul, a subsidiary of Asiana airlines, started flying internationally. The first route was Takamatsu in Japan, followed a day later by Shizuoka in Japan and Siem Reap in Cambodia.
Seoul, South Korea (AP) - South Korea on Tuesday summoned China's ambassador to protest what it says was the ramming and sinking of a South Korean Coast Guard vessel by Chinese fishing boats.


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