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S.Korean schools resume full in-person classes

Nov 22 2021

SEOUL For the first time since South Korea began battling its coronavirus outbreak in early 2020, all schools across the country resumed full-time in-person classes on Monday. | Video

S.Korea reports record new COVID-19 cases as serious infections cause worry

Nov 17 2021

SEOUL South Korea reported a record high 3,292 new COVID-19 cases, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Thursday, as the country moves into the first phase of its "living with COVID-19" with loosened restrictions.

Indonesia to pay less for joint fighter jet after S.Korea tax exemption

Nov 15 2021

SEOUL, Nov 15 Indonesia will be exempt from paying value-added tax on its portion of a joint fighter jet https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/korea-aerospace-says-fighter-jet-helicopter-prototypes-track-ahead-expo-2021-10-15 development project, South Korea's defence procurement agency said on Monday, saving Jakarta around 100 billion won ($84.85 million).

China looms large as S.Korea presidential hopefuls meet U.S. diplomat

Nov 10 2021

SEOUL A senior U.S. diplomat will meet newly selected presidential candidates in South Korea this week, ahead of next year's election that will shape the future of relations between the two allies.

China looms large as S.Korea presidential hopefuls meet U.S. diplomat

Nov 10 2021

SEOUL, Nov 10 A senior U.S. diplomat will meet newly selected presidential candidates in South Korea this week, ahead of next year's election that will shape the future of relations between the two allies.

N.Korean troops stage artillery fire competition

Nov 06 2021

SEOUL North Korean mechanized troops held an artillery fire competition over the weekend as part of efforts to boost the country's defence capabilities, state media reported on Sunday

N.Korea can produce more uranium than current rate, report says

Nov 03 2021

SEOUL North Korea can get all the uranium it needs for nuclear weapons through its existing Pyongsan mill, and satellite imagery of tailings piles suggests the country can produce far more nuclear fuel than it is, a new academic study concludes.

S.Korea eases curbs, imposes vaccine passports in 'living with COVID-19' campaign

Nov 01 2021

SEOUL (Reuters) -New rules aimed at moving South Koreans toward "living with COVID-19" came into effect on Monday, with the easing of a range of curbs and the introduction of vaccine passports at high-risk venues such as gyms, saunas and bars.

S.Korea eases curbs, imposes vaccine passports in 'living with COVID-19' campaign

Nov 01 2021

SEOUL New rules aimed at moving South Koreans toward "living with COVID-19" came into effect on Monday, with the easing of a range of curbs and the introduction of vaccine passports at high-risk venues such as gyms, saunas and bars.

S.Korea eases curbs, imposes vaccine passports in 'living with COVID-19' campaign

Nov 01 2021

SEOUL, Nov 1 New rules aimed at moving South Koreans toward "living with COVID-19" came into effect on Monday, with the easing of a range of curbs and the introduction of vaccine passports at high-risk venues such as gyms, saunas and bars.

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