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South Korean hiker turns trash into art with 'don't drop litter' message

Nov 24 2020

GANGHWA, South Korea When hiker Kim Kang-eun found the slopes of Mount Jiri, South Korea's largest national park, littered with rubbish during a two-day trip in 2018, she decided it was time to send out a message about taking better care of nature. | Video

South Korean 'sparrows' try to cap surge of throwaway plastic

Nov 05 2020

SEOUL At a workshop in the South Korean capital, two environmental activists melt down old plastic bottle caps that thousands of volunteers known as "sparrows" have collected in a bid to fight a tide of plastic the novel coronavirus has helped unleash. | Video

Lucky children greet Fu Bao, the first panda born in South Korea

Nov 04 2020

SEOUL The first panda to be born in South Korea was introduced to a group of lucky children and reporters on Wednesday and given a name - Fu Bao, meaning lucky treasure. | Video

Fans of boy band BTS join swarm of Ants chasing South Korea's hit IPO

Sep 25 2020

SEOUL Kim Eun-hee wants to complete her collection of memorabilia of Korean boy band BTS by bidding more than $120,000 to buy shares in the group's music label Big Hit Entertainment in South Korea's hottest IPO, which could even shake money markets. | Video

A.I. robot serves customers at Seoul restaurant

Sep 15 2020

"Aglio Kim", a trolley-like robot which uses artificial intelligence (A.I.), is delivering food to customers at a restaurant in Seoul, in order to minimise human contact and help ensure social distancing. | Video

Keeps out rain and COVID-19, Seoul tries smart bus shelter to fight virus

Aug 14 2020

SEOUL Designed to combat summer heat, monsoon rain and the coronavirus, the smart bus shelter has arrived on the streets of the South Korean capital. | Video

Keeps out rain and COVID-19, Seoul tries smart bus shelter to fight virus

Aug 14 2020

SEOUL Designed to combat summer heat, monsoon rain and the coronavirus, the smart bus shelter has arrived on the streets of the South Korean capital. | Video

Chinese giant panda gives birth in South Korean zoo

Jul 22 2020

A Chinese giant panda at South Korea’s Everland amusement park has given birth to a cub, the zoo said on Wednesday, the first baby panda born in the country and a rare event for an endangered species. | Video

Hundreds of drones light up Seoul night sky with coronavirus advice

Jul 08 2020

SEOUL Three hundred drones took to the evening sky over the Han River in South Korea to dispense coronavirus prevention advice through a synchronised light display featuring images of hand-washing and social distancing. | Video

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