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Cheering to empty stands: South Korea livestreams famed campus contest

15 Jun 2020

SEOUL Cheerleading squads in South Korea kick off a rousing pep rally each year as two rival universities go head-to-head at a famous campus festival, but this year they performed in a vast empty ampitheatre because of coronavirus restrictions. | Video

Testing the waters: South Korea's waterparks open under new anti-virus measures

05 Jun 2020

YONGIN, South Korea Only a handful of rubber floats tumbled down the giant slide at South Korea's largest waterpark on Friday, its first day back in business since the coronavirus pandemic hit. | Video

Testing the waters: S.Korea's waterparks open under new anti-virus measures

05 Jun 2020

YONGIN, South Korea, June 5 Only a handful of rubber floats tumbled down the giant slide at South Korea's largest waterpark on Friday, its first day back in business since the coronavirus pandemic hit.

World watches on as South Korea's K League kicks off

07 May 2020

SEOUL South Korea's K League will have a profile it has never enjoyed before when the delayed 2020 season kicks off in Jeonju on Friday, providing top-flight soccer action to a world starved of live sport.

Baseball: South Korea league kicks off with 'socially distant' first pitch - but no fans

05 May 2020

INCHEON/SEOUL, South Korea Lee Raon, a nine-year-old baseball fan, stood on the mound. But instead of throwing the ball, the boy, inside a giant clear balloon, walked towards the catcher in what was called a "socially distant first pitch" for South Korean club KT Wiz on Tuesday. | Video

Overseas students in South Korea fear prejudice, isolation amid virus outbreak

29 Feb 2020

SEOUL Annie had been ready to leave her home city of Hong Kong and return to South Korea for the spring semester when her university told her she was required to self-quarantine for 14 days in a dormitory room upon arrival.

Overseas students in South Korea fear prejudice, isolation amid virus outbreak

29 Feb 2020

SEOUL Annie had been ready to leave her home city of Hong Kong and return to South Korea for the spring semester when her university told her she was required to self-quarantine for 14 days in a dormitory room upon arrival.

'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho gets hero's welcome in South Korea

16 Feb 2020

INCHEON "Parasite" director Bong Joon-ho was greeted with cheers and applause as he returned to South Korea on Sunday after his historic four-Oscar win. | Video

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Sunshine State showdown: Trump, Biden to take campaign battle to Florida

With Election Day looming, President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will both rally supporters on Thursday in the critical battleground state of Florida – campaigning in the same city hours apart and putting their differing approaches to the resurgent coronavirus pandemic on full display.