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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.
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.
5 Sep 2020
Seven decades after the end of the Korean War, Seoul embarked on a painstaking task to search for and identify the bodies of fallen soldiers still missing since the war. Our reporters witnessed this unprecedented programme in action that developed along the border between the two Koreas, thanks to an agreement forged with Pyongyang two years ago.
29 Aug 2020
In South Korea, the streets of popular Seoul shopping district Myeong-dong are nearly empty - and those who have ventured out are wearing anti-virus masks. The country recorded more than 400 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, setting a new daily record.
25 Jul 2020
Seoul has summoned Iran's ambassador to South Korea and lodged a protest over Tehran's threat to take legal action over the freezing of Iranian assets in South Korean banks. Julian Ryall reports.
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.
31 May 2020
From Seoul to Florida, Lithuania to Uruguay, drive-in cinemas, which gained immense popularity during the 1950s and '60s, are making a comeback worldwide. With theatres closed across the globe to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, drive-ins are an attractive and safe alternative for cinemagoers.
27 Oct 2019
The K-pop star and actress Sulli has been found dead at her home south of Seoul, police say. There were no signs of foul play, but officers did not find a suicide note.
13 Jul 2019
North Koreans who escape from their impoverished country often struggle in the South from a lack of basic knowledge. Wooridul School in Seoul is a special-purpose academy which offers defectors free education.
4 Jun 2019
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.
31 Dec 2018
In a rare letter to Seoul, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said he wants more meetings next year with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. The aim is "to solve the issue of denuclearizing the peninsula."
10 Feb 2018
The North Korean delegation has met the South Korean president in the South’s capital, Seoul. Footage showed the rare meeting taking place, with South Korea’s head of state meeting Kim Yo Jong, the sister of Kim Jong Un.

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