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South Korea: Country in East Asia
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and sharing a land border with North Korea. 25 million people, around half of the country's population of more than 51 million people, live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the world.

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Front-line health workers in South Korea to receive first jabs [Video]

Front-line health workers in South Korea to receive first jabs

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South Korea kicks off Covid-19 vaccination campaign [Video]

South Korea kicks off Covid-19 vaccination campaign

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Tourists can 'golf quarantine' in Thailand [Video]

Tourists can 'golf quarantine' in Thailand

At six in the morning, Heo Kwang-eum tees off another day in Thailand in hotel quarantine - literally. He's one of dozens of South Korean visitors spending two weeks in isolation playing golf at a..

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Daring defector swims from North to South Korea [Video]

Daring defector swims from North to South Korea

New video obtained by a South Korean broadcaster offers a glimpse of a daring defection by a North Korean man who last week swam, crawled through a tunnel, and wandered around the heavily guarded..

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South Korea hails arrival of virus vaccines as first step in 'return to normal' [Video]

South Korea hails arrival of virus vaccines as first step in 'return to normal'

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Equity indices on downswing, auto and pharma stocks lose [Video]

Equity indices on downswing, auto and pharma stocks lose

Equity benchmark indices drifted lower during early hours on Monday amid concerns over rising inflation and bond yields. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was down by 417 points or 0.82per cent at..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:31Published
Big Hit, Universal to search for the next BTS [Video]

Big Hit, Universal to search for the next BTS

The company behind South Korean boy band BTS on Wednesday announced a project to find the next K-Pop sensation, through a global audition program that is expected air in the United States in 2022...

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Korean-American story ‘Minari’ is awards season favorite [Video]

Korean-American story ‘Minari’ is awards season favorite

Set to be released in U.S. movie theaters on Friday and in South Korea in March, “Minari” is a quintessentially American story about an immigrant family in the 1980s that starts a farm in a small..

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Equity indices edge lower, Nestle India dips 3.3 pc [Video]

Equity indices edge lower, Nestle India dips 3.3 pc

Equity benchmark indices slipped during early hours on Wednesday on the back of mixed global cues in spite of optimism about a global economic recovery. At 10:15 am, the BSE SandP Sensex was down by..

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Pet dogs and cats can get COVID-19 tests in Seoul, South Korea [Video]

Pet dogs and cats can get COVID-19 tests in Seoul, South Korea

It comes after a cat in the southeastern city of Jinju became the country’s first animal confirmed to have COVID-19.

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Watch a COVID patient's dog get tested in Seoul [Video]

Watch a COVID patient's dog get tested in Seoul

Health workers conducted a screening test for a dog owned by a confirmed coronavirus patient on Wednesday, after South Korea reported a case of the disease in another pet last month.

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Equity indices volatile amid mixed Asian cues, SBI Life up 2.5% [Video]

Equity indices volatile amid mixed Asian cues, SBI Life up 2.5%

Key equity indices see-sawed between gains and losses during early hours on February 10 amid mixed global cues as investors turned cautious over the sustainability of a recent risk rally. At 10:15 am,..

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Apple, Hyundai not in talks on car development [Video]

Apple, Hyundai not in talks on car development

South Korea's Hyundai Motor and Kia said on Monday they are not now in talks with Apple on developing autonomous vehicles, sending their shares tumbling. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.

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Daily politics briefing: February 6 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: February 6

A look at the key figures and dates in the world of politics on February 6 after former health secretary Jeremy Hunt said suppressing the virus now should be a key part of plans to deal with potential..

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Coronavirus pandemic: South Koreans' concerns about the vaccine [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: South Koreans' concerns about the vaccine

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South Korea: New COVID-19 cases drop since December record high [Video]

South Korea: New COVID-19 cases drop since December record high

Signs of coronavirus success in South Korea – Al Jazeera looks at the progress made as the country marks one year since its first case.

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Samsung heir sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for bribery [Video]

Samsung heir sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for bribery

The Seoul High Court in South Korea sentenced Samsung vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to 2 1/2 years in prison after finding him guilty of embezzlement and bribery. CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports.

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Samsung's Lee receives 30-month prison term [Video]

Samsung's Lee receives 30-month prison term

A South Korean court sentenced Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee to two and a half years in prison on Monday. The case will have major ramifications for Lee's leadership of the tech giant..

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S.Korea court upholds jail for ex-president Park [Video]

S.Korea court upholds jail for ex-president Park

South Korea's top court upheld on Thursday a 20-year jail sentence for former President Park Geun-hye on graft charges that led to her downfall, bringing an end to the legal process and so for the..

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South Korean smart collar translates dog barks [Video]

South Korean smart collar translates dog barks

A South Korean startup has developed an AI-powered dog collar that can detect five emotions in canines by monitoring their barks using voice recognition technology.

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5 cosas: UE compra más vacunas y SpaceX realiza primer lanzamiento de 2021 [Video]

5 cosas: UE compra más vacunas y SpaceX realiza primer lanzamiento de 2021

En el Reino Unido, el gobierno pedirá pruebas obligatorias de covid-19 para todas las personas que lleguen desde el exterior. La Unión Europea comprará hasta 300 millones de vacunas adicionales de..

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