A foreigner who flew to the Philippines from the Middle East has become the second confirmed case of MERS in the country, the health department said Monday, as a deadly outbreak in South Korea spreads alarm across Asia.
A senior South Korean official fell to his death from a hotel on Sunday in northeast China where he had been handling the aftermath of a recent bus crash that killed 10 South Korean government officials.
World and Olympic champions The Netherlands lifted the Women's Hockey World League Semifinals title trophy after rallying to prevail 2-1 over Asian Games gold-medallists South Korea in the summit clash here.
Thousands marched through central Seoul Sunday in what organisers described as South Korea`s biggest annual gay pride parade, with many celebrating the US Supreme Court`s historic decision allowing same-sex couples nationwide to wed.
South Korea has introduced a new law designed to curb a MERS outbreak, tightening quarantine restrictions and imposing jail sentences on those who defy anti-infection measures in a crisis that has now left 31 dead.