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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.

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.

South Korean evacuees from Wuhan welcomed to quarantine centers

31 Jan 2020

ASAN/SEOUL, South Korea Hundreds of South Koreans flown home on a charter flight from China were greeted with welcome signs on Friday as they arrived at quarantine centers where nearby residents had staged vehement protests only a day before.

South Korean evacuees from Wuhan welcomed to quarantine centres

31 Jan 2020

ASAN/SEOUL, South Korea Hundreds of South Koreans flown home on a charter flight from China were greeted with welcome signs on Friday as they arrived at quarantine centres where nearby residents had staged vehement protests only a day before.

Young South Koreans hit the beach in mock Marine Corps boot camp

14 Jan 2020

POHANG, South Korea Hundreds of South Korean students braved freezing winter temperatures this week to test themselves against the rigours of Marine Corps boot camp.

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