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Revised Law On Special Support For Afghan Evacuees Takes Effect In S.Korea #Afghan #evacuees

Seoul, Jan 25 : A revised law on foreign residents in South Korea took Effect on Tuesday, granting Afghan Evacuees administrative and financial support on par with recognised refugees, the...

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Number Of Discouraged Workers In S.Korea Hits New High #Number #discouraged

Seoul, Jan 24 : The number of discouraged workers in South Korea touched a fresh all-time high in 2021 due to a weak job market amid the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic,...

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S.Korea To Restore Gateway Of Ancient Egyptian Temple #SKorea #restore

Seoul, Jan 23 : South Korea said on Sunday that it has signed a deal with Egypt to dismantle and restore the gateway of an ancient temple in the city...

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S.Korea Culls Chickens Over Bird Flu Outbreaks #SKorea #culls

Seoul, Jan 23 : South Korean quarantine officials began culling about 427,000 chickens on Sunday as a precautionary measure after the outbreaks of the H5N1 avian influenza virus or bird...

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Iran Pays Delinquent UN Membership Fee With Funds Frozen In S.Korea #Iran #pays

Seoul, Jan 23 : Iran has paid its dues to the UN with the country’s funds frozen in South Korea in a move to immediately restore its voting power, Seoul’s...

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‘S.Korea To Lower Age Of Eligibility For Covid Treatment Pills From 65 To 60’ #SKorea #eligibility

Seoul, Jan 21 : The government will lower the age of eligibility for Covid-19 treatment pills from 65 to 60 to better contain the spread of the omicron variant, Prime...

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S.Korea Reports 6,769 New Covid Cases Amid Omicron Woes #SKorea #Covid

Seoul, Jan 21 : South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases stayed over 6,000 for a second straight day on Friday amid concerns over the spread of the omicron variant ahead of...

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S.Korea Aims To Become World’s 5th-biggest Metaverse Market By 2026 #SKorea #worlds

Seoul, Jan 20 : South Korea on Thursday unveiled a long-term road map to foster its metaverse industry, with the aim of becoming the world’s fifth-largest market in the next...

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S.Korea Reports 5,805 New Covid Cases Amid Omicron Woes #SKorea #Covid

Seoul, Jan 19 : South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases jumped to over 5,000 for the first time in 20 days on Wednesday amid growing concerns over the spread of the...

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S.Korea, Saudi Arabia Agree To Jointly Develop Hydrogen Economy #SKorea #Saudi

Riyadh, Jan 19 : South Korean President Moon Jae-in held talks with Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday and agreed to work together in...

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S.Korea Sticks To Youth Vaz Pass Despite Restraining Orders #SKorea #Jan

Seoul, Jan 17 : The planned expansion of the South Korea’s Covid-19 vaccine pass system to include 12- to 18-year-olds will be implemented in March as scheduled, despite a Seoul...

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S.Korea Signs Deal To Sell M-SAM Missiles To UAE #SKorea #deal

Dubai, Jan 17 : South Korea has signed a preliminary deal with the UAE to sell Seoul’s mid-range surface-to-air missiles to the Gulf nation, in the latest sign of deepening...

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S.Korea, UAE To Speed Up Cooperation In Hydrogen Ecosystem: Moon #SKorea #speed

Dubai, Jan 16 : South Korea will speed up cooperation with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in key eco-friendly technologies for the hydrogen economy, visiting President Moon Jae-in said here...

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S.Korea Builds Pressure On Netflix To Pay Network Fees #SKorea #builds

Seoul, Jan 16 : South Korean lawmakers have called for the speedy passage of a bill that would oblige overseas content providers, including Netflix, to share the burden of network...

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S.Korea To Raise Private Gathering Size Limit, Keep Restaurant Curfew #SKorea #raise

Seoul, Jan 14 : The South Korean has government decided to raise the private gathering size limit to six while keeping a 9 p.m.curfew on restaurants and cafes for the...

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S.Korea Expected To Ease Curbs On Private Gatherings #SKorea #curbs

Seoul, Jan 14 : South Korea is expected to temporarily ease restrictions on private gatherings starting next week while maintaining curfews on some businesses due to the raging Covid-19 pandemic,...

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S.Korea, US Mull Delaying Drills Due To Presidential Election #SKorea #mull

Seoul, Jan 13 : South Korea and the US are considering postponing their combined springtime military exercise due to the March 9 presidential election and the Covid-19 pandemic, multiple sources...

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Queues, Entry Bans Plague Large Shopping Facilities In S.Korea #Queues #bans

Seoul, Jan 10 : Long lines, entry bans and angry protests plagued South Korean department stores, shopping malls and large supermarkets on Monday as the government’s vaccine pass system was...

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S.Korea Extends Travel Ban On 6 Nations, Parts Of Philippines#SKorea #travel

Seoul, Jan 8 : South Korea will extend a travel ban on six countries in the Middle East and Africa as well as some parts of the Philippines for six...

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S.Korea To Launch Team To Support N.Korean Defectors

Seoul, Jan 6 : The South Korean government is preparing to launch a new team to step up support for North Korean defectors suffering from economic and psychological difficulties after...

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S.Korea To Launch Team To Support N.Korean Defectors

Seoul, Jan 6 : The South Korean government is preparing to launch a new team to step up support for North Korean defectors suffering from economic and psychological difficulties after...

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S.Korea To Offer Fresh Funds To Covid-hit Merchants, Firms

Seoul, Jan 6 : South Korea plans to provide around 40 trillion won ($33.4 billion) in funds to pandemic-hit self-employed people and small firms in a bid to ease their...

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2 Firefighters Dead, 1 Missing In S.Korea Warehouse Blaze

Seoul, Jan 6 : Two firefighters were found dead while one remained missing after a blaze erupted at a warehouse in South Korea’s Pyeongtaek city, officials said. The fire at...

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S.Korea, US, Japan Postpone 3-way Defence Ministerial Talks

Seoul, Jan 6 : South Korea, the US and Japan have postponed their trilateral defence ministerial talks that they had considered holding this month, Seoul’s Defence Ministry said on Thursday....

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S.Korea Reports 4,444 New Covid-19 Cases

Seoul, Jan 5 : South Korea reported 4,444 more cases of Covid-19 as of midnight Tuesday, raising the total number of infections to 649,669 in the country. The daily caseload...

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S.Korea Logs 171,673 Breakthrough Covid Cases

Seoul, Jan 3 : South Korea has registered a total of 171,673 breakthrough Covid-19 infections so far, which refer to the vaccinated people who were infected with the virus, health...

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Weekend Border Crosser Is N.Korean Defector: S.Korea

Seoul, Jan 3 : The man who crossed the eastern inter-Korean border into North Korea over the weekend was found to be a North Korean defector, an official at South...

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Low-cost Carriers In S.Korea Reschedule Int’l Flights

Seoul, Jan 3 : South Korea’s low-cost carriers on Monday announced that they have delayed or reduced their flights on international routes due to the spread of the Omicron Covid-19...

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6 Afghan Evacuees Find Jobs In S.Korea

Seoul, Jan 3 : Six Afghan Evacuees airlifted to South Korea after the fall of Kabul to the Taliban last August have found jobs, the Justice Ministry in Seoul said...

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S.Korea Cancels The Yr-end Bell Ringing Ceremonies

Seoul, December 31, : , The raging Covid-19 pandemic has caused the annual year-end bell-ringing ceremonies in South Korea to be cancelled for the second consecutive year, according to officials....

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S.Korea Assembly Approves Bill To Reduce The Age For Candidacy In Parliament

Seoul, December 31, : South Korea’s National Assembly passed Friday a bill to lower the minimum age for parliamentary and local election candidacy from 25 years old to 18. According...

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S.Korea Conducted Dokdo Defence Drills Last Week

Seoul, December 29, : South Korea held regular military drills last week to reinforce the defense of Dokdo’s easternmost islands, multiple sources claimed.This was amid tensions resulting from Japan’s ongoing...

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S.Korea Has Had The Lowest Number Of Child Births Since 1981

Seoul, December 29, : South Korea’s October birth count plunged to its lowest level since 1981.This reflects the country’s dire demographic picture and low birthrate. According to Statistics Korea data,...

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“S.Korea And The US Agree To Draft Text For War-end Declaration”

Seoul, December 29, : Seoul’s highest diplomat stated that the US and South Korea have reached an agreement on the text of the declaration of a formal ending to the...

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S.Korea Will Be The 9th Biggest Donor In 2022-24 UN Budget

Seoul, December 28th : South Korea will be the ninth largest contributor to UN regular and peacekeeping budgets next year, according to Tuesday’s Foreign Ministry statement. According to Yonhap News...

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S.Korea, US, Japan Negotiate Possible Defence Ministerial Talks

Seoul, December 28, 2008 : South Korea and Japan are in negotiations over the possibility that the three countries hold trilateral defense ministerial discussions, Seoul’s Defence Ministry said Tuesday. Boo...

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S.Korea Approves Pfizer’s Oral Covid-19 Pill

Seoul, Dec 27 : South Korea on Monday approved an emergency authorization of US drug giant Pfizer Inc.’s oral drug to treat Covid-19, making it the first such pill to...

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IMF Predicts That S.Korea Will Be Ranked 10th In Terms Of Its Economy For Three Consecutive Years.

Seoul, December 27, 2012 : According to data from the International Monetary Fund, South Korea is expected to remain ranked 10th in nominal gross domestic product (GDP) for the next...

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Number Of 1-person Households In S.Korea Jumps 27.5% In Over 5 Yrs

Seoul, Dec 24 : The number of single-member households in South Korea soared more than 27 per cent in 2020 from five years earlier, government data showed on Friday, amid...

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S.Korea Becomes 10th Non-European Country To Join Europol

Seoul, Dec 23 : South Korea has became the 10th country outside of Europe to join the European Union (EU) law enforcement cooperation agency that fights terrorism and other international...

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S.Korea, China To Hold High-level Strategic Talks

Seoul, Dec 21 : South Korea said on Tuesday it will hold high-level strategic talks with China via video links this week, the first bilateral session of its kind in...

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Number Of Foreign Workers In S.Korea Rebounds This Yr

Seoul, Dec 21 : The number of foreign workers in South Korea rebounded this year after two consecutive years of decline as the job market has recovered, data showed on...

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S.Korea, Thailand Discuss Defence Cooperation

Seoul, Dec 21 : South Korea’s Defence Minister Suh Wook met with his Thai counterpart in Bangkok to discuss defence cooperation between the two countries and the security situations on...

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