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South Korea's '2021 Diplomatic White Paper' describes Japan as closest neighbour

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): South Korea's Foreign ministry described Japan as the closest neighbour in the '2021 ...


Former National Guard official calls out Army's Jan. 6 lies

In a 36-page memo obtained by Politico, former National Guard official Col. Earl Matthews accused two Army generals of being ...


Age-Old Feud Between Allies Poses Challenge to Biden's Asia Policy

WASHINGTON - In its attempts to revitalize trilateral cooperation with Japan and South Korea, the Biden administration is facing a ...


Pentagon to expand military presence in Australia against China

The U.S. Department of Defence is focusing on building bases in Guam and Australia in an effort to prepare for ...


China, ROK pledge to enhance bilateral ties

TIANJIN, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) on Thursday agreed to strengthen high-level exchanges and ...


Omicrons growing presence puts Korea on alert

The growing presence of omicron is putting disease control authorities on alert in Korea, with the tally rising by 12 ...


Korea sticking to plan to expand vaccine pass to youths

Despite some hiccups, the Korean government will go forward with its plan to implement a vaccine pass system for school ...


(Election 2022) How rival presidential candidates differ on US policy

At a time when uncertainty looms large on regional and international security order, South Koreans will head to the polls ...


Candidates from third party meet up, discuss runoff system

Presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-soo from the Peoples Party met with Rep. Sim Sang-jung from the Justice Party on Monday to ...


Almost all youth COVID-19 patients not fully vaccinated- education minister

Almost all of the children and teenagers confirmed to have COVID-19 in the past two weeks were found to have ...


S. Korea to host two-day UN peacekeeping ministerial forum

A virtual UN peacekeeping ministerial conference is scheduled to open Tuesday, hosted by South Korea, promising to serve as a ...


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British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 named as '2021 News Corp Car of the Year'

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): Hyundai Motor's 'Ioniq 5' was awarded as the '2021 Car of the Year' ...

Original webtoon of 'Hellbound' gains popularity among global fans

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): As the Netflix series 'Hellbound' has gained global popularity, the original webtoon (webcomics) ...

BTS to take long vacation to spend time with family

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): Some members of K-pop supergroup BTS returned to Incheon International Airport on December ...

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong to visit the UAE

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong will have a business trip to the ...

South Korea's '2021 Diplomatic White Paper' describes Japan as closest neighbour

Seoul [South Korea], December 7 (ANI/Global Economic): South Korea's Foreign ministry described Japan as the closest neighbour in the '2021 ...

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Selfridges department stores in UK sold in multi-billion pound deal

LONDON, England: A Thai conglomerate, the Central Group, is set to buy luxury UK department store group Selfridges for up ...


Move by Chinese central banks lifts stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia on Tuesday after China's central bank eased monetary conditions to stave off ...


UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...


New chairman of Disney Company is board member Susan Arnold

BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Susan Arnold will become the new board chairman, replacing long-time chairman ...


U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...


Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...


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