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South Korea Olympic chair Cho Yang-ho resigns

BBC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Mr Cho said he wanted to focus on "urgent matters" with his business group, which includes the struggling Hanjin Shipping carrier, the Yonhap news agency reports.
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South Korea offers Iran $25bn in loans

Press TV - ‎6 hours ago‎
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye said on Tuesday that her country had prepared a package of loans worth a total of $25 billion for the development of Iran's infrastructure projects.
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Mother, 3 children fall from burning building in incredible escape

CNN - ‎7 hours ago‎
(CNN) The scenario, captured in mobile phone footage, is a mother's nightmare. On the fourth story of a burning building in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, a woman dangles her baby out the window as smoke billows from two floors below. Onlookers scream and ...

Watch South Korea's First Homemade Tank Strut Its Stuff

Popular Mechanics - ‎1 hour ago‎
The K-2 is South Korea's first locally designed and produced tank. Although development was completed in 2007, problems with the transmission and engine delayed production.
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Reckitt Benckiser executive slapped at South Korea press conference

The Guardian - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The government said last year that 92 people were believed to have died from causes related to the humidifier products - not all them marketed by Oxy Reckitt Benckiser, which was the group's South Korean arm at the time. “Today's apology, was about ...

South Korea to build eLoran system after jamming incident

GPS World magazine - ‎2 hours ago‎
South Korea will award a contract this month to secure technology required to build an eLoran system as an alternative to GPS, reports the Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC).

South Korea to Canning student exchange highlights power of unity

Kings County Register/Advertiser - ‎3 hours ago‎
Haesong Middle School Moonju Gwak, a guest from South Korea, and Northeast Kings Education Centre (NKEC) student Cassandra Lloyd stand by a photography exhibit prepared by students participating in a recent international school-to-school exchange.
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South Korea Unveils Olympic Uniforms With Zika in Mind

New York Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
South Korea's Olympic committee last week unveiled uniforms infused with mosquito repellent that officials say will help protect athletes from the Zika virus at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro.
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South Korea posts in-line consumer price gain

MarketWatch - ‎20 hours ago‎
SEOUL--South Korea's consumer price index gained 1.0% on year in April, in line with market expectations, as lower oil prices continued to keep inflation far below the central bank's annual target, data showed Tuesday.

Watch: On Patrol with South Korea's Suicide Rescue Team

VICE - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Due to a financially competitive business class and overwhelming academic stress in schools, South Korea has had the highest suicide rate in the developed world for the last eight years.
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South Korea's Park begs for Olympic chance

Reuters - ‎May 2, 2016‎
SEOUL South Korea's Park Tae-hwan got down on his knees and begged for the chance to compete at the Rio Games on Monday as the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) shows no signs of lifting the additional doping sanctions it has imposed on the ...

South Korea revives GPS backup project after blaming North for jamming

Reuters - ‎May 1, 2016‎
"The need for us is especially high, because of the deliberate signal interference by North Korea," a South Korean government official involved in the initiative told Reuters, requesting anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to the media. The ...
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North Korea tests of mid-range missiles fails again, South Korea says

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Associated Press Posted: Apr 28, 2016 4:15 AM ET Last Updated: Apr 28, 2016 12:19 PM ET. A man walks by a TV program showing a file footage of North Korean missiles paraded at a military parade in Pyongyang in Seoul, South Korea on April 28, ...
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Dogs rescued from dog meat farm in South Korea end up in Colorado

FOX31 Denver - ‎22 hours ago‎
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- It was about the worst place to be for Romeo the chow mix. Living in filthy, cramped cages, exposed to the elements, half starving, neglected and abused.
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South Korea's film industry threatens to boycott Busan Festival over claims of political interference

South China Morning Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
South Korean leaders view the entertainment industry as a lifeline for Asia's fourth-largest economy that can help offset the weakness of traditional economic heavyweights such as shipbuilders and steelmakers.

Footage emerges of fire rescue in South Korea

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Footage of a remarkable rescue has surfaced out of South Korea, showing a desperate mother dropping her three children from a burning apartment building.
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Fox International Productions to Expand Slate of South Korean Projects

Hollywood Reporter - ‎12 hours ago‎
21st Century Fox's Fox International Productions plans to boost its number of local productions in South Korea from about one per year at present to up to four beginning in 2017.

South Korea's chief organizer for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has quit

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
... 2016 1:21 am | Updated: 1:45 am, Tue May 3, 2016. South Korea's chief organizer for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has quit Associated Press |. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's chief organizer for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games has quit .
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US stands by South Korea defense talks despite China, Russia objections

Reuters - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The United States and South Korea have begun talks on possible deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system after North Korea tested its fourth nuclear bomb on Jan. 6 and conducted missile tests.
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