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#South Korea

# south-korea - Monday 29 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb Seoul

South Korea considers new lockdown measures as virus cases climb

Almost half of the new cases were reported from capital Seoul and nearby metropolitan areas.

# south-korea - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide Pandemic

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

# south-korea - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

From TheJournal.ie South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer At Loggerheads

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

# south-korea - Sunday 21 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea Covid-19

New coronavirus cases threaten recovery in China and South Korea

It has also emerged US President Donald Trump told health officials to reduce testing.

# south-korea - Friday 19 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie South Korea's unification minister resigns after North blows up liaison office Rising Tensions

South Korea's unification minister resigns after North blows up liaison office

Tensions on the peninsula have heightened in recent weeks.

# south-korea - Thursday 18 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Beijing sees drop in confirmed Covid-19 cases amid efforts to stem spread China

Beijing sees drop in confirmed Covid-19 cases amid efforts to stem spread

The Chinese capital reported 21 cases today, down from 31 yesterday.

# south-korea - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie North Korea 'blows up liaison office' as tensions rise with South Korea Demilitarised Zones

North Korea 'blows up liaison office' as tensions rise with South Korea

North Korea’s military has recently threatened to move back into zones that were demilitarised under inter-Korean peace agreements.

# south-korea - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border Korean Peninsula

North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border

Defectors have sent leaflets to the North by balloon and bottle criticising Kim Jong Un over his weapons programmes and human rights abuses.

# south-korea - Sunday 10 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases Lockdown

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases

The spikes have caused concerns about the implications of loosening restrictions.

# south-korea - Sunday 3 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South Demilitarised Zone

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South

The fire exchange took place a day after North Korea reported its leader Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in some 20 days.

# south-korea - Thursday 30 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie South Korea reports zero new domestic coronavirus cases for first time since February Covid-19

South Korea reports zero new domestic coronavirus cases for first time since February

For a time the country had the world’s second-largest outbreak.

# south-korea - Monday 27 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', South Korea security advisor says Speculation

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', South Korea security advisor says

There has been speculation over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary last week.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand to ease strict lockdown as Covid-19 numbers fall

The country reported five new cases of the virus today but has not seen widespread community transition.

# south-korea - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie South Korea plays down reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 'grave danger after a surgery' Speculation

South Korea plays down reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 'grave danger after a surgery'

CNN cited a US official saying that Washington was “monitoring intelligence” on the matter.

# south-korea - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles Pyongyang

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles

South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.

# south-korea - Sunday 12 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Bono writes to South Korean president to ask for help tackling coronavirus in Ireland Moon Jae-In

Bono writes to South Korean president to ask for help tackling coronavirus in Ireland

It comes after U2 said they would contribute €10 million to support healthcare workers.

# south-korea - Monday 6 April, 2020

Spurs confirm Son will complete military service during Premier League shutdown

With the Premier League suspended indefinitely due to the spread of Covid-19, Son Heung-min will undertake his military service.

# south-korea - Friday 3 April, 2020

Spurs' Son set for military training during virus shutdown: report

Son was spared a career-threatening stint as a conscript when South Korea took gold at the 2018 Asian Games.

# south-korea - Thursday 19 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Clear communication, mass testing: How South Korea is effectively battling Covid-19 Coronavirus

Clear communication, mass testing: How South Korea is effectively battling Covid-19

A spike in Covid-19 cases in late February in South Korea led to testing on a scale replicated in few other regions.

# south-korea - Monday 2 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months Pyongyang

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months

The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.

# south-korea - Friday 21 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Spike in coronavirus cases in South Korea as it becomes second worst-affected country after China Daegu

# south-korea - Friday 29 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos Jung Joon-young

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos

“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.

# south-korea - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss Too Good This post contains videos

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss

Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.

# south-korea - Thursday 17 October, 2019

# south-korea - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea

Gianni Infantino looked on but there were no fans in attendance as North Korea and South Korea drew 0-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

# south-korea - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship Georgia

US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship

The cause of the capsizing remains under investigation.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US Missiles

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# south-korea - Friday 16 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills Tense

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# south-korea - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie South Korean doomsday cult leader jailed after followers beaten and subject to brutal rituals Evil Spirits

South Korean doomsday cult leader jailed after followers beaten and subject to brutal rituals

Some 400 followers were brought to Fiji, and those who tried to leave were severely punished, a court heard.

# south-korea - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie World championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse in South Korea Gwangju

World championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse in South Korea

The tragedy happened after a balcony at the Coyote Ugly club close to the athletes’ village collapsed.

# south-korea - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft Dokdo Islets

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

# south-korea - Saturday 29 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone North Korea

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

# south-korea - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# south-korea - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Comical own goal helps Nigeria overcome South Korea in World Cup Unfortunate This post contains videos

Comical own goal helps Nigeria overcome South Korea in World Cup

It was a day to forget for Kim Do-yeon.

# south-korea - Monday 3 June, 2019

South Korean scoops $1 million prize with first major championship win at US Open

Lee6 Jeong-Eun edged out Celine Boutier for a two-shot win.

# south-korea - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt

The 23-year-old from Seoul delivered another dazzling outing at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course to pull clear of a crowded field.

# south-korea - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent Love Motels

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent

The footage was streamed 24 hours a day to a subscription website with about 4,000 members.

# south-korea - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal South Korea

Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal

K-pop is a popular musical genre in South Korea.

# south-korea - Friday 25 January, 2019

Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination

Title-chasing South Korea were defeated by Qatar on Friday.

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