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South Koreans, Chinese clash on social media over Chinese-style Kimchi winning international certificate

01 Dec 2020

SEOUL China's efforts to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a social media showdown between Chinese and South Korean netizens over the origin of Kimchi, a staple Korean cuisine made of cabbage. | Video

South Koreans, Chinese clash on social media over Chinese-style Kimchi winning international certificate

30 Nov 2020

SEOUL, Nov 30 China's efforts to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a social media showdown between Chinese and South Korean netizens over the origin of Kimchi, a staple Korean cuisine made of cabbage.

Battery-powered face mask seeks to fight COVID and foggy glasses

10 Sep 2020

SEOUL A South Korean company has invented a battery-powered filtered face mask designed to reduce annoying problems associated with conventional designs, such as breathing difficulties and fogged-up glasses.

South Korea's Moon to focus on victims in 'comfort women' dispute with Japan

14 Aug 2020

CHEONAN, South Korea President Moon Jae-in vowed on Friday to spotlight the plight of South Korea's last few surviving "comfort women", as those forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels are known, in efforts to resolve a dispute with its neighbour over the thorny issue.

South Korean statue appearing to show Japan's PM bowing to 'comfort woman' angers Tokyo

28 Jul 2020

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/TOKYO The Japanese government reacted angrily on Tuesday to a statue in South Korea that appears to depict Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, kneeling and bowing to a seated "comfort woman," a euphemism for women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels. | Video

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

South Korea mandates QR codes to log customers after nightclub coronavirus outbreak

02 Jun 2020

SEOUL South Korea is testing a new quick response (QR) code system this week to log visitors at high-risk entertainment facilities, restaurants and churches in a bid to track coronavirus cases and prevent further spread of the disease. | Video

South Korea closes churches as coronavirus tally passes 3,700

01 Mar 2020

SEOUL Churches were closed in South Korea on Sunday, with many holding online services instead, as authorities fought to rein in public gatherings as 586 new coronavirus infections took the tally to 3,736 cases. | Video

South Korea closes churches as coronavirus tally passes 3,700

01 Mar 2020

SEOUL Churches were closed in South Korea on Sunday, with many holding online services instead, as authorities fought to rein in public gatherings as 586 new coronavirus infections took the tally to 3,736 cases. | Video

South Korea mass wedding attracts thousands despite virus fears

07 Feb 2020

GAPYEONG, South Korea South Korean groom Lee Kwon-seok was excited to join thousands of other couples in the latest mass wedding performed by South Korea's Unification Church on Friday, but he and his bride weren't taking any chances amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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