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South Korea: cult whose leader ‘heals’ by poking eyes at centre of Covid outbreak

At least 241 people linked to religious community test positive for virusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA little known sect led by a pastor who pokes eyes to heal is at the centre of a Covid outbreak in South Korea, as the country reported a new daily record of 4,116 cases and battles a rise in serious cases straining hospitals.In a tiny, rural church in a town of 427 residents in Cheonan city, south of Seoul, at least 241 people linked to the religious community tes...
Tags: South Korea, Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Seoul, Reuters, Cheonan, Coronavirus

How a North Korean Nuclear-Armed Submarine Could Make It Even Harder to Strike a Deal

Kim Jong Un has spent much of his time as North Korea’s leader developing bigger and more advanced nuclear weapons. This year, he may try to make them harder to find by putting them under the sea. Recent North Korean reports touting a new submarine and its test of a ballistic missile designed to be launched from one have fueled speculation that a sub may be the “new strategic weapon” Kim promised to unveil this year. While such a vessel would probably be noisy and unable to stray far from t...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, London, News, Navy, Washington, North Korea, China, Virginia, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Panda, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Donald Trump, Seoul

Controversial North Korean general met with protests ahead of Olympics closing ceremony

Protesters attempted to block vehicles carrying a controversial North Korean delegation to the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games as they crossed the Demilitarised Zone into South Korea on Sunday morning. Around 100 conservative politicians and activists staged a sit-in demonstration at the Tongil Bridge, according to local broadcaster YTN, accusing the delegation's leader of being behind a deadly 2010 attack on a South Korean warship. South Korean authorities deployed...
Tags: South Korea, News, Washington, North Korea, US, Barack Obama, Moon, State Department, Kim, Seoul, South, Reuters, Yonhap, Defence Ministry, Ivanka Trump, Pyeongchang

Worker's Rare Disease Linked to Samsung

South Korea's Supreme Court said a former worker in a Samsung LCD factory who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis should be recognized as having an occupationally caused disease, overturning lower court verdicts that held a lack of evidence against the worker. In a milestone decision that could aid other sickened tech workers struggling to prove the origin of their diseases, the Supreme Court ruled there was a significant link between Lee Hee-jin's disease and workplace hazards and her workin...
Tags: South Korea, Supreme Court, Samsung, Samsung Electronics, Seoul, Lee, Cheonan, Samsung LCD, Labor Ministry, South Korea s Supreme Court, Lee Hee jin

Portugal and Venezuela reach Under-20 World Cup quarterfinals

A brace from Xadas helped see Portugal through to the quarter-finals of the U20 World Cup. Venezuela reach the quarterfinals of the U20 World Cup after defeating Japan. Portugal and Venezuela advanced to the Under-20 World Cup quarterfinals at the expense of Asia's last two hopes on Tuesday. Portugal knocked out host South Korea 3-1 in the round of 16, while Venezuela beat Japan 1-0 after extra time to make the quarterfinals for the first time. The South Koreans targeted the quart...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Football, Sport, Story, Guinea, Portugal, Argentina, Venezuela, Associated Press, U-20 World Cup, Cheonan, Venezuela U20, South Korea U20, Portugal U20

Italy, Japan and Portugal go through from Under-20 World Cup groups

Ritsu Doan scored twice to rescue a draw for Japan in their Group D match against Italy at the U20s World Cup. Italy, Japan and Portugal advanced to the round of 16 of the Under-20 World Cup on Saturday. Two goals from Ritsu Doan gave Japan a 2-2 draw with Italy in their Group D clash in Cheonan after Italy went 2-0 ahead within the first seven minutes. Andrea Favilli crossed from the left for Riccardo Orsolini to volley home from close range, and shortly after Giuseppe Panico got on the end of...
Tags: Japan, Football, Sport, Story, Italy, Portugal, Associated Press, U-20 World Cup, Cheonan, Italy Japan, Ritsu Doan, Zambia U20, South Africa U20, Portugal U20, Japan U20, Costa Rica U20

Zambia beaten as Daka goal disallowed against Costa Rica

Edward Chilufya of Zambia vies for the ball with Yostin Salinas of Costa Rica during FIFA Under-20 World Cup match. Patson Daka netted in the last minute but a video review disallowed the effort as Zambia went down 1-0 to Costa Rica in an upset defeat at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in South Korea on Saturday. Daka looked to have ensured the already-qualified Zambians kept up their unbeaten run, but Video Assistant Referee (VAR) analysis after the goal had been awarded showed him to be in an offs...
Tags: South Korea, Football, Sport, Story, Fifa, Zambia, Costa Rica, U-20 World Cup, Espn Staff, Cheonan, DAKA, Kwesé, Edward Chilufya, Patson Daka, Yostin Salinas

Canada Ready For Korea Republic

Canada Soccer has announced an 18-player squad for the upcoming away Men’s International Friendly match in Korea Republic. Men’s National Team Interim Head Coach Michael Findlay has selected a squad that features a mix of both youth and experience as well as debutant goalkeeper Jayson Leutwiler. The Korea Republic v Canada match is Friday 11 November 2016 in Cheonan. It will be the first match between the two nations since 2002. The match kicks off at 20.00 local and will be broadcast on CanadaS...
Tags: Asia, Qatar, Sport, Iran, Canada, Soccer, Fifa, Mls, Uzbekistan, FIFA World Cup, NASL, Findlay, Men s National Team, Cheonan, Korea Republic, News & Scores

Shilla Stay Launches New Property In Cheonan

As part of its ongoing expansion, Shilla Stay today announced the opening of a new property in Cheonan, South Korea. Shilla Stay Cheonan comprises 309 rooms available in three categories, from a comfortable Standard Room to a luxurious Deluxe Room and an expansive Grand Room. Blending comfort and convenience, each room boasts plush Hungarian goose-down bedding and Aveda bathroom amenities.
Tags: Aveda, Cheonan

Top N.Korean Official Dies in Car Accident

A senior North Korean official who handled inter-Korean affairs died in a car accident on Tuesday, the North's state-run media announced Wednesday. Kim Yang-gon, who was in his 70s, appears to have been a counterweight to the unruly military in the days of former leader Kim Jong-il, who favored provocations like the sinking of the Navy corvette Cheonan and shelling of Yeonpyeong Island.
Tags: Navy, Kim Jong, Kim Yang, Cheonan

South Korea's torpedoed Cheonan warship moved to educational facility

Inside a park at the South Korean Navy's Second Fleet headquarters south of Seoul now stands what remains of the Cheonan warship, which was torpedoed by North Korea nearly five years ago. A six-million-dollar project has placed the 1,200-ton vessel here from a nearby dock to show the very appearance of the Cheonan, cut into two pieces after the attack on March 26th 2010, which claimed the lives of 46 South Korean sailors. [Link to media]
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, Seoul, Cheonan, South Korean Navy s Second Fleet