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South Korea court dismisses 'comfort women' lawsuit, contradicts earlier ruling

Apr 21 2021

SEOUL A South Korean court on Wednesday upheld Japan's state immunity to dismiss a lawsuit raised by a group of women who were forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels, contradicting a ruling in a separate earlier case that ordered Tokyo to compensate victims. | Video

S.Korea court dismisses 'comfort women' lawsuit, contradicts earlier ruling

Apr 21 2021

SEOUL A South Korean court on Wednesday upheld Japan's state immunity to dismiss a lawsuit raised by a group of women who were forced to work in Japanese wartime brothels, contradicting a ruling in a separate earlier case that ordered Tokyo to compensate victims. | Video

South Korean students shave heads in protest over Japan's nuclear waste water plan

Apr 20 2021

SEOUL More than 30 South Korean college students shaved their heads in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Tuesday to protest Japan's decision to release water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. | Video

South Korea, U.S. show differences over Japan's Fukushima plans

Apr 18 2021

SEOUL South Korea raised concerns over Japan's decision to release contaminated water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea with visiting U.S. climate envoy John Kerry, its foreign ministry said, but Kerry reaffirmed Washington's confidence in the plan's transparency. | Video

Drenched in purple, South Korean islands draw tourists

Mar 15 2021

SHINAN, South Korea Dressed all in purple, bent-over women held long rakes aloft as they walked in a line to a lavender field to carry out some pruning on an island in southwest South Korea. | Video

South Korean AI technology brings back folk singer's voice

Feb 01 2021

SEOUL Even though South Korean folk rock singer Kim Kwang-seok has been dead for nearly 25 years, his fans will be able to hear him perform a new song cover on Friday thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) technology used to recreate his voice. | Video

Can't go to ski resort? South Koreans rush to buy sledges, enjoy sledding near home

Jan 08 2021

SEOUL With South Korea's ski resorts closed in recent weeks to help combat COVID-19, heavy snowfalls have led to a surge in sales of sledges as winter sports lovers look for family friendly snow slopes close to home.

Divers in 'Hanbok' send New Year greetings from underwater at South Korean aquarium

Jan 03 2021

SEOUL Dressed in South Korea's traditional costume 'Hanbok', two divers at a Seoul aquarium make New Year bows to visitors from underwater. | Video

South Koreans, Chinese clash on social media over Chinese-style Kimchi winning international certificate

Dec 01 2020

SEOUL China's efforts to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a social media showdown between Chinese and South Korean netizens over the origin of Kimchi, a staple Korean cuisine made of cabbage. | Video

South Koreans, Chinese clash on social media over Chinese-style Kimchi winning international certificate

Nov 30 2020

SEOUL, Nov 30 China's efforts to win an international certification for Pao Cai, a pickled vegetable dish from Sichuan, is turning into a social media showdown between Chinese and South Korean netizens over the origin of Kimchi, a staple Korean cuisine made of cabbage.

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