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Entertainment News: Korean drama 'My Secret, Terrius' predicted coronavirus COVID-19 like outbreak in 2018? This viral clip floods internet

The series was earlier available on Netflix but after the buzz around it caught up the internet, the video-streaming giant pulled it off. 

Mar 27, 2020, 10:13 AM IST

South Korea's Moon to meet Trump over stalled North Korea talks

Senior South Korean officials, including President Moon Jae-in, are launching a series of meetings with US counterparts, in a bid to jumpstart stalled denuclearisation talks with North Korea and mend fraying ties in their alliance.

Mar 29, 2019, 12:41 PM IST

Aftershocks likely from Sept test detected from N Korea nuclear site: USGS

Two minor tremors were detected on Saturday from near North Korea's nuclear test site and were probably aftershocks from the country`s massive nuclear test in early September, a U.S. Geological Survey official said.

Dec 09, 2017, 23:17 PM IST

2018 Pyeongchang Olympics: Park Ji-sung to be first South Korean to carry Games flame

Park, 36, who won a string of titles with Manchester United and Eindhoven before retiring, will be the second torchbearer in Olympia, site of the ancient Greek Olympics, after Greece`s Nordic skier Apostolos Aggelis at the start of the Greek relay.

Oct 19, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

US bombers drill over Korean peninsula after latest North Korea launch

The drills, involving two supersonic US B-1B bombers, four US stealth F-35B jets as well as South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, came at the end of annual joint US-South Korea military exercises.

Aug 31, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

South Korea prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung scion Jay Y. Lee

The court ruling is expected before August 27, when Lee`s current period of detention ends. Other charges he faces include wrongfully transferring assets overseas and hiding the proceeds of a crime. 

Aug 07, 2017, 14:23 PM IST

Yuan hits 6-1/2-month high; other currencies rise in tight range

Asian currencies rose on Wednesday as strong manufacturing data from China coupled with a risk-happy market environment spurred interest in emerging currencies, with the Chinese yuan jumping to its highest in six-and-a-half months.

May 31, 2017, 12:47 PM IST

Samsung to showcase world's first 'stretchable' display

Samsung on Monday said it will showcase the world`s first "stretchable" panel during the SID 2017 hosted by the Society for Information Display US tech fair.

May 22, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

Russia's Putin says ready to help resolve North Korea nuclear issue: South Korea

"We hope for Russia to play a constructive role in order for North Korea to stop with its nuclear provocations and go the way of denuclearisation," Moon Jae-in.

May 12, 2017, 21:50 PM IST

India, S. Korea to discuss financial cooperation

Officials from New Delhi and Seoul will meet in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss ways to expand economic and financial cooperation, South Korean Finance Ministry said on Monday.

Mar 27, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Sunken South Korean passenger ferry lifted after 3 years

South Korean officials on Thursday lifted a sunken passenger ferry which capsized in 2014 killing over 300 people.

Mar 23, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

South Korean ruling party splits over impeached President Park Geun-hye

Dozens of South Korean lawmakers have left the country's conservative ruling party over a corruption scandal surrounding impeached President Park Geun-hye in a move that could shape the presidential elections that might take place in just months.

Dec 27, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

8 out of 10 South Koreans support President Park Geun-hye's impeachment

At least eight out of 10 South Koreans support the move for impeachment of President Park Geun-hye after prosecutors identified her as an accomplice to Choi Soon-sil, her longtime confidante indicted for abuse of power and extortion, a survey said on Thursday.

Nov 24, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

China Open: PV Sindhu saves three match points to beat Sung Ji Hyun; enters first ever Super Series Premier final

Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu on Saturday saved three match points to enter the women's singles final at the 2016 China Open in Fuzhou.

Nov 19, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

North Korea executes vice premier for education in latest purge, says South Korea

North Korea has executed its vice premier for education and rebuked two high-ranking officials, South Korea said on Wednesday, which, if true, would mark a new series of measures by leader Kim Jong Un to discipline top aides. 

Aug 31, 2016, 09:56 AM IST

Park In-Bee wins first women`s golf gold medal in 116 years; Aditi Ashok finishes 41st

Aditi carded five-over 76 to end her campaign at the 41st spot in the women's golf event, which had nine of the world's Top-10 players.

Aug 20, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

South Korea premier pelted with eggs, bottles over missile site

Angry residents a rural South Korean town throw raw eggs and water bottles at the Prime Minister.

Jul 15, 2016, 14:41 PM IST

Why 60 lakh Koreans consider Lord Ram's Ayodhya their maternal home?

Every year about hundreds of South Korean tourists visit Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to pay tributes to their legendary queen Hur Hwang-ok . 

Mar 04, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

Korean Hwang Jung-gon eagles final hole to edge favourite Ryo Ishikawa at Casio World Open

It was his third victory on the Japan Tour, and his second in Kochi, after his previous success in 2012.

Nov 29, 2015, 17:45 PM IST

Korean 'Son' rises in England, helps Tottenham Hotspur down Crystal Palace

 Son Heung-min was Tottenham`s hero once again as the South Korean`s first Premier League goal clinched a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Sep 20, 2015, 20:19 PM IST