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#South Korea

# 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.

# south-korea - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials Jo Song Gil

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

# south-korea - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more

Son Heung-min has scored five goals in his last three games, but is set to compete in the Asian Cup next month.

# south-korea - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God Cult

South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God

Lee Jae-rock led a sprawling church that some had denounced as a cult.

# south-korea - Sunday 14 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

# south-korea - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak Mount Gurja

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

# south-korea - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# south-korea - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

# south-korea - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

# south-korea - Monday 27 August, 2018

Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals

Son Heung-Min helped South Korea win 4-3 against Uzbekistan today.

# south-korea - Monday 20 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart Reunited

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

# south-korea - Sunday 19 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes Not Nice

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

# south-korea - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea Public Anger

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea

The number of spycam crimes in the country surged to 6,500 last year.

# south-korea - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany

The attacking midfielder was largely anonymous in Russia as the world champions crashed out in the group stages.

# south-korea - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops

Lothar Matthaus was left unimpressed by Joachim Low’s team.

'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated'

The German Football Association has apologised to the nation.

# south-korea - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising

Cho Hyun-woo says the players didn’t know the score in the other Group F game this afternoon.

# south-korea - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two

Javier Hernandez scored his 50th international goal as Mexico defeated South Korea 2-1 on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie US suspends military training exercises with South Korea Pentagon

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# south-korea - Monday 18 June, 2018

VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea

Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game.

# south-korea - Sunday 17 June, 2018

South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts

“It’s very difficult for Westerners to distinguish between Asians,” Shin Tae-yong said.

# south-korea - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health Snooze Button

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Fewer than six and more than 10 hours of sleep per day are associated with conditions such as increased blood pressure.

# south-korea - Friday 15 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump South Korea

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

It’s more about the personal than the politics.

# south-korea - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious Summit

Trump says he'll know 'within a minute' if Kim is serious

The US President is finally set to meet Kim Jong Un this week.

# south-korea - Friday 1 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter Nuclear Weapons

Trump says meeting with North Korea is back on after Kim's 'very nice' letter

The announcement came after unprecedented Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.

# south-korea - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York Start Spreading The News

Summit back on? Kim Jong Un's right-hand man is heading for New York

General Kim Yong Chol is a controversial figure and some South Koreans blames him for war crimes.

# south-korea - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

It's looking very likely that Trump and Kim Jong Un will end up meeting after all

Donald Trump seemed to have put an end to the meeting planned for 12 June last Thursday. But now the situation has flipped once more.

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