Tag: Korea

Korean airplane shoots off the runway
Korean Air plane overshoots runway in Philippines airport

The flag carrier expressed its "genuine" regret as it always prioritizes safety in all of its operations, reports Yonhap News Agency.

  • Monday, 24 October 2022
Junior Men's Hockey World Cup : South Africa Spank Korea, Script Convincing Win
Junior Men's Hockey World Cup : South Africa Spank Korea, Script Convincing Win

South Africa upped their ante after the start of the third quarter and created an opportunity in form of a penalty corner in the 34th minute. Skipper Guy Morgan grabbed it in both the hands to open the account for them. However, they missed another penalty corner opportunity three minutes later. Korea showed a sense of resurgence, but couldn't capitalise on a scoring chance inside the D. Somehow, South Africa maintained their solitary lead at the end of the third quarter.

  • Saturday, 04 December 2021
Junior Men's Hockey World Cup: Korea Script Fighting Victory Over Poland
Junior Men's Hockey World Cup: Korea Script Fighting Victory Over Poland

The 2-2 lead set up an exciting second half and the third quarter saw Korea snatching back the lead in the 33rd minute through Hyunwoo. They earned two  successive penalty corners three minutes later, but failed to capitalise. Korea ended with a 3-2 lead after the completion of the third quarter.

  • Thursday, 02 December 2021
PM Narendra Modi awarded 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named as the recipient of 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, a biennial award instituted to crystallise the wishes of the Korean people for peace on the Korean Peninsula and the rest of the world. According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday, Modi has […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Seoul, Pyongyang resume maritime communication

Seoul: The two Koreas on Sunday resumed maritime communication, as part of agreements to facilitate the thaw in ties and denuclearization of the peninsula, defence officials said here. This is the first time in 10 years that military fleets of the two countries will be able to communicate by radio to avoid tensions and confrontations at […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Border tourism booms since meeting of two Korean leaders

Seoul: Tourism to security-related sights near the border between North and South Korea has boomed since the leaders of the two countries met last month, media reports said on Sunday. The number of visitors to tourist sights near the border has gone up 30 per cent, from 1,200-2,300 per day in the same period last […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
S. Korea urges North to implement agreements, resume dialogue

Seoul: South Korea on Thursday urged North Korea to fulfil the agreements reached during the inter-Korean summit and to resume talks a day after Pyongyang cancelled a high-level meeting with Seoul and said it was reconsidering its participation in the upcoming summit with the US. The message was issued by the standing committee of South […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Women's Hockey: India to play Japan in Asian Champions Trophy opener

  Donghae City (Korea): Defending champions India will have a tough opening test as they take on mighty Japan in their first match at the fifth women’s Asian Champions Trophy here tomorrow. The team led by experienced defender Sunita Lakra and vice-captain Savita eye a strong start against world no.12 Japan, who have in the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
S. Korea overturns abortion ban after 66 yrs

Seoul: South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday as “unconstitutional” a 66-year-old law that made abortion a crime punishable by up to two years in prison, calling for its amendment in a landmark decision that signals a major change in various aspects of society. The nine-justice panel made the ruling in a 7-2 vote, in […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Kim returns following 'successful' summit with Putin

Seoul: The leader of North Korea returned to Pyongyang following his “successful and historic” summit with the President of Russia, state media reported on Saturday. Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin met in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Thursday in what was the first ever summit between the two leaders. Kim arrived back in the […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Trump meets Kim at inter-Korean border village

Seoul: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Sunday met at Panmunjom, a border village at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas, and shook hands. This is the first time the two leaders have met since their February summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, which ended abruptly without an agreement. […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Toe Bone
Dinosaur Toe Bone Found In South Korea

Seoul: A fossil assumed to be a toe bone of a dinosaur dating back to 120 million years has been discovered on a western island, the city government of Ansan said on Wednesday. The city government of Ansan, southwest of Seoul, said the 4.5-centimetre-long fossil was found by a citizen on Daebu Island last month, […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021