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DPRK deputies discuss economic plan, budget at Supreme People's Assembly

PYONGYANG, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held the Supreme People's Assembly on Sunday to ...


Consumer watchdog finds not safe heated vests

Four types of heated vest products were found to fail safety standards due to high surface temperatures, the Korea Consumer ...


Outgoing US envoy meets PM, expresses hope to play role in advancing alliance

Outgoing US Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris on Monday paid a farewell courtesy call on Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun ...


S. Korea culls 18.8m poultry to prevent spread of bird flu

South Korea's agricultural ministry said Monday it has completed destroying 18.8 million poultry to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic ...


New infection cases under 400 for 2nd day; virus curve sliding downhill

South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed under 400 for the second straight day Tuesday as infections sharply slowed down ...


PM urges public to maintain vigilance amid drop in virus infections

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Tuesday called for the public to adhere to strict social distancing rules despite a downward ...


NK leader urges devotion from newly elected members of Cabinet, ruling party

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un urged the newly appointed members of the Cabinet and the ruling party to devote themselves ...


Moon to join WEF's virtual meeting next week

President Moon Jae-in will attend an online meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) next week and deliver a keynote ...


S. Korea investigating 2 suspected cases of highly pathogenic bird flu

South Korea's agricultural ministry said Tuesday it is investigating two suspected cases of highly pathogenic bird flu from poultry farms ...


Outgoing US envoy says hope alone won't resolve NK issue, calls for readiness

Outgoing US Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris said Tuesday that hope alone will not resolve the North Korea issue, ...


5 military-affiliated people test positive for new coronavirus

Four military officers and one civilian worker of the Air Force have tested positive for the new coronavirus, the defense ...


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Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...

South Korea

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How efficient brain circuitry develops spontaneously

Seoul [South Korea], January 19 (ANI): A KAIST team's mathematical modelling has revealed that efficient brain circuitry develops spontaneously by ...

Sensex spurts 834 points led by finance and metal scrips

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices rallied 1.7 per cent on Tuesday on the back of across-the-board ...

Asian Markets Rebound Tuesday as World Awaits New US Admin

Asian markets are mostly higher Tuesday on the eve of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the next U.S. president.The ...

Investors eye recovery as most Asia markets rise, Yellen in focus

Optimism about the global economic recovery and vaccine rollouts trumped ongoing concerns about soaring virus infections Tuesday.World virus cases broke ...

Seoul's Bdosin, New York's WhoRu retire from OWL

Seung-tae "Bdosin" Choi and Seung-jun "WhoRU" Lee have retired from the professional Overwatch League, each player announced via social media ...

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Fishers get boost as Ireland designates 5 new ports for IUU and NEAFC

DUBLIN, Ireland - Five additional Irish ports for UK registered Northern Ireland vessel landings have been designated for both IUU ...


Asian stocks on fire, U.S. dollar comeback fizzles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were hot on Tuesday, although mainland China was running against the trend.In Hong ...


Australian commercial metro radio fans hit over 11 million last year

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian metropolitan commercial radio audience grew by 2% to nearly 11.1 million listeners in 2020, ...


U.S. stocks take a dip on recent economic data

NEW YORK, New York - According to futures trading, U.S. stocks are likely to sink further when they re-open on ...


Apple reportedly planning to replace Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

WASHINGTON, DC - Tech giant, Apple might finally be getting rid of Touch Bar from its next rendition of the ...


Chinese stocks trend higher on improving economy

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong advanced on Monday on news that the world's second-largest ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...