Boeing struggles to restore airline chiefs’ faith in 737 Max safety
04 June 2019 | 3:00 pm
Boeing Co. faced a tough crowd at the International Air Transport Association event in Seoul, as a team from the company sought to reassure airline bosses of its focus on safety. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Brooke Sutherland reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." Her opinions are her own.
14 Mar 2017
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach visiting South Korea to check on preparations for the 2018 Winter Games in the PyeongChang meets South Korean acting President and Prime Minister, Hwang Kyo-ahn, in Seoul.
2 Sep 2017
An exhibition offering a glimpse of life in the capital of North Korea opens in Seoul with a replica of a middle-class home in Pyongyang where the property market is booming despite sanctions.
29 Nov 2017
South Korea responded to neighbour North Korea's latest missile test just minutes after launch: a live-fire missile drill near the border involving the army, navy and air force.
14 Jun 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and South Korea Foreign Minister Kang speak at a joint news conference in Seoul about President Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un.
9 Aug 2019
Soccer fans in South Korea are taking legal action to seek compensation after Cristiano Ronaldo failed to play in a friendly during Juventus' pre-season tour in Seoul last week.
1 Sep 2019
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea has damaged trust by ending an intelligence-sharing agreement. He said he would work closely with the US for regional peace.
23 Feb 2020
Seoul residents said they were worried after South Korea reported on Wednesday the first death in the country of a person infected with coronavirus.
26 Jun 2020
Authorities in Seoul have searched the office of Park Sang Hak, a North Korean refugee known for dropping anti-North Korea leaflets by balloon. He is being accused of provoking Pyongyang.
15 Jul 2020
Almost 1 million people watched a broadcast of the funeral of South Korean capital's Mayor Park Won-soon, who died in an apparent suicide after a secretary filed a police complaint for sexual harassment against him.
12 Aug 2020
Heavy rains in South Korea cause flooding in some areas and submerged parkways along the Han River.
25 Sep 2020
A South Korean official reads out a rare apology from Kim Jong Un over what the North's leader described as the "unexpected and disgraceful" killing of a South Korean at sea. A fisheries official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers, and Seoul says his body was set on fire while still in the water, apparently as a precaution against coronavirus infection.
28 Oct 2020
Buddhist monks arrive in Seoul after a 500-kilometre pilgrimage dedicated to prayers to end the coronavirus pandemic. "We monks walked with the mindset of earnestly wishing this situation would come to an end and that this nation can overcome it," says one monk.
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US oil company ExxonMobil recorded a net profit of $56 billion last year, beating its previous 2008 record. It benefitted from a surge in prices following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a cost-cutting drive during the pandemic.
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Getting enough sleep is essential to good health, but millions of people struggle with it. As a result, many of us turn to calming music in the hopes that it will lull us to sleep.
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Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its $5 banknote with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture. King Charles III will feature on Australian coins, though.
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Women in low-income communities in India learn how to use energy efficiently. It’s a win-win for the climate as well as the household budget. For many it is the first time they understand the connection between fossil fuels and global warming.
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Scientists in Brazil are hopeful that a campaign to vaccinate endangered monkeys against yellow fever could save them from extinction. The last outbreak of the disease decimated the population of highly vulnerable golden lion tamarin monkeys.
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For months, European leaders have sought a united response to the US Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA. That plan, announced by the White House last year, favours American-made climate technology through subsidies and tax credits. But EU chiefs say the policy discriminates against Washington's closest partner, Europe.