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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.

Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

06 Nov 2019

SEOUL A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living. | Video

Fans of K-pop band Big Bang gather for G-Dragon's military discharge

26 Oct 2019

YONGIN, South Korea Fans of K-pop boyband Big Bang gathered on Saturday to see band leader G-Dragon return to civilian life after his discharge from military service.

'Fight until the end' - South Korean 'comfort women' campaigner dies at 93

29 Jan 2019

SEOUL At 93, Kim Bok-dong died as she had lived for many years: at the heart of the controversy over Japan's use of forced labour in its wartime brothels.

'Family blooper' goes viral after Korea expert's kids crash BBC interview

15 Mar 2017

BUSAN, South Korea The man at the centre of a viral BBC interview who was unceremoniously interrupted by his children live on air said on Wednesday he was flattered by the many "gentle sentiments" his family had received after millions watched the video online. | Video

South Korea says to 'actively' consider filing WTO complaint against China

07 Mar 2017

SEOUL South Korea will consider filing a complaint against China to the World Trade Organization over what it described as trade retaliation for the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system outside of Seoul, the ruling party said on Tuesday.

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