Civil servant’s death highlights S. Korea’s shrinking birth rate
26 February 2017 | 2:53 pm
The death from a heart attack of a South Korean civil servant in January has prompted widespread soul-searching over the difficulties faced by overburdened and exhausted working mothers in a deeply workaholic and male-dominated society.
1 Mar 2018
Investors in South Korea have become accustomed to belligerence and regular missile tests from the country's hostile northern neighbour, but now there's a new factor in their regional risk assessments - U.S. President Donald Trump.
19 Dec 2017
The lead singer of top South Korean boy band SHINee has died in a possible suicide that robs fans of the globally-famous K-Pop genre of one of its biggest stars.
26 Jan 2018
A fire in a South Korean hospital has killed at least 41 people and injured more than 70, with eight of those injured listed as being in critical condition.
6 Feb 2018
More tourists have been visiting a rural temple a few miles away from Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games venues as the Games approach. No reporter narration.
1 Apr 2018
North Korea's state-run television station KRT released video footage on Saturday (March 31) of South Korean singers and staff arriving at Pyongyang International Airport for a reciprocal visit after North Korea sent performers to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
13 Apr 2018
Cast members of Marvel Studio's 'Avengers: Infinity War' meet South Korean fans during a red carpet event in Seoul.
12 Jun 2018
With thawing Inter-Korean relations, a South Korean man hopes to meet his relatives in North Korea soon.
14 Oct 2018
A group of South Korean climbers and their Nepali guides have been killed after a storm hit their camp on a Himalayan peak in west Nepal, officials said on Saturday.
27 Jul 2019
Top EU civil servant Martin Selmayr is to leave Brussels to head the bloc's mission in Vienna, Austria. The German aide to outgoing EU Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was regarded as influential but controversial.
24 Aug 2019
anet Tsang, Asia Pacific and emerging markets investment specialist at JPMorgan Asset Management, talks about South Korean and Hong Kong stocks. She speaks with David Ingles, Rishaad Salamat and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
23 Nov 2019
Washington wants Seoul to pay more to keep US troops on its soil and to extend military information-sharing agreement – but South Korea is resisting the pressure. Analysts say it poses a security threat to the region.
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Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga rejected as "null and void" the result of an Aug. 9 presidential election he was declared to have lost, adding on Tuesday that Kenya's democracy faces a long legal crisis.
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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Antonio Conte have been charged by the Football Association (FA) following their confrontation after Sunday's heated Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge.
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As they begin to grasp the extent of looming energy price hikes, people across Germany are cutting consumption. The same goes for city governments, such as Cologne's.
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Kenya's election commissioners stand by their disavowal of the presidential vote. The dramatic events of Monday have raised fears of violence like that seen after past disputed polls. In 2017, more than 100 people were killed after the Supreme Court overturned the result citing anomalies in the voting process.
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The first humanitarian cargo of food from Ukraine since Russia's invasion has set off from Ukraine. Meanwhile, the location of the first commercial ship to leave carrying grain is unknown.