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North Korean releases dam water, triggers evacuation at holiday spot on river in South Korea

North Korea appears to have released water from a dam near its border with South Korea, prompting vacationers in the neighbouring country to evacuate due to rising water levels on the Imjin River, officials said Tuesday. The water level at a bridge on the river in the South’s border county of Yeoncheon surpassed 1 meter […]

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Samsung Electronics kicks off mass production of 3-nanometer chips

Samsung Electronics said Thursday it has kicked off mass production of 3-nanometer chips, becoming the first company to do so globally, as it aims to beat Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, or TSMC, the world’s most advanced foundry chipmaker. Samsung said it’s using gate-all-around (GAA) transistor architecture, which allows these first-generation 3-nm chips to have 16% […]

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North Korea accuse US of creating an Asian version of NATO with Japan and South Korea

North Korea has accused the United States, Japan and South Korea for making moves to create an “Asian version of NATO.” The charge was made by state news agency KCNA on Wednesday, hours before Fumio Kishida, Japan’s prime minister, and Yoon Suk-yeol, the South Korean president, were due to meet US President Joe Biden as […]

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Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea

To commemorate web browser Internet Explorer’s end a South Korean software engineer spent a month and 430,000 won designing and ordering a headstone with Explorer’s “e” logo and the English epitaph: “He was a good tool to download other browsers.” After the memorial went on show at a cafe run by his brother in the […]

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North Korea appoints nuclear negotiator Choe Son Hui as nation’s first woman foreign minister

North Korea named top nuclear negotiator as the nation’s first female foreign minister, state media reported Saturday, amid warnings from the US that Pyongyang is preparing to conduct a nuclear test. Career diplomat Choe Son Hui was appointed at a plenary meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea from June 8-10, […]

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South Korea and United States jointly fire ballistic missiles to tame North Korea

South Korea and the United States jointly fired eight missiles on Monday, in response to a volley of ballistic missiles fired by North Korea a day earlier. It comes as Pyongyang continues to escalate its missile tests. South Korea’s president Yoon Suk-yeol said his government would respond sternly to any provocation from its northern neighbour. […]

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North Korea’s missile test suffers ‘catastrophic failure’ after launch, emits ‘very toxic reddish-orange smoke’

North Korea has fired an “unknown projectile” which appeared to fail immediately after launch, South Korea’s military said. The suspected missile was fired from an airfield outside the capital Pyongyang. The airfield has been the site of several launches, including previous tests of what were the US alleges were intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). It comes […]

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South Korea’s military detects activity at North Korea’s nuclear test site

South Korea’s military has detected activity at North Korea’s nuclear test site to restore at least some tunnels that were demolished in 2018 when the site was closed. North Korea has not tested a nuclear bomb or its longest-range intercontinental ballistic missiles since 2017 but has said it could resume such testing with denuclearisation talks […]

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Conservative South Korean Candidate Yoon Suk-yeol Elected President

South Korea has chosen a conservative opposition candidate, Yoon Suk-yeol, as the country’s next president following a tightly-contested race. Mr Yoon, a political novice, edged out a victory over the Democratic Party’s Lee Jae-myung based on promises to tackle class inequality. He called his win a “victory of the great South Korean people”. But the […]

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North Korea fires 9th missile this year into waters east of Korean Peninsula

North Korea fired a single ballistic missile into waters off the east of the Korean Peninsula on Saturday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), the country’s ninth such test of the year. “The South Korean military is maintaining a readiness posture by monitoring related movements in preparation for additional launches,” JCS said […]

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North Korea test fires ‘at least one ballistic missile’: Japan, South Korea say

North Korea launched a ballistic missile off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Sunday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The missile was fired from the Sunan area of North Korea at around 7.52am local time, the Joint Chiefs said. Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said North Korea launched “at least one […]

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South Korean diplomat punched on New York City street by random attacker

A South Korean diplomat was punched on a New York City street Wednesday night by a random attacker who fled the scene, officials said. The 53-year-old diplomat was walking with a friend at 8:10pm, according to the New York City Police Department. The attacker didn’t say anything while punching the Korean official, who suffered a […]