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N.Korean Leader's Sister Warns Seoul Against Military Drill With Washington

SEOUL (Reuters) - Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said on Sunday that if South Korea carries out a planned joint...
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S.Korea July Exports Jump for Ninth Straight Month, Though Pace Slows

By Cynthia KimSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's exports jumped in July as overseas demand for chips and biohealth products extended export growth to...
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Pop star Kris Wu detained on suspicion of rape

Beijing police detain the ex-boy band member after social media allegations of date rapeChinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu has been detained by Beijing police on suspicion of rape.The 30-year-old former member of the Korean boyband EXO had previously been accused by a teenager of having sex with her while she was drunk. Wu denied the accusation. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, China, World news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, Exo, Wu, Kris Wu


Early internet star turned celebrity Andy Milonakis revolutionized live streaming and virality, but he still has regrets

Andy Milonakis. Matt Petit/Disney XD via Getty Images Andy Milonakis is 45 now but shows no signs of slowing down. Since creating his own television show in 2003, he's been a rapper, actor, performer, and live streamer. A pioneer of the internet age, Milonakis feels he gets "judged" for his appearance. See more stories on Insider's business page. Andy Milonakis has spent the past two months in the mountains on the island of Crete, Greece at his grandparent's house. Almost every...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Media, Jimmy Kimmel, Greece, Entertainment, Washington Post, Los Angeles, Trends, Mtv, Creators, Queens, Riff Raff, Streaming, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Twitch


Tokyo Olympics: All the goals from the men's quarter-finals

Watch all the goals from the men's quarter-finals as Mexico beat South Korea in a nine-goal thriller to set up a semi-final match with Japan.
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Tokyo Olympics live updates: US wins bronze in mixed-gender relay, Team USA guaranteed medal in baseball

The US won a bronze medal in the 4x400 mixed-gender relay while Team USA is guaranteed a medal in baseball after beating South Korea.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Centaurworld Creator Megan Nicole Dong Talks Netflix’s Newest Animated Comedy

Centaurworld is out today on Netflix. The animated comedy series features plenty of musical numbers and some spectacularly weird, yet still adorable, designs. The series was created by Megan Nicole Dong and features a voice cast featuring Dong, Josh Radnor, Kimiko Glenn, Megan Hilty, Jessie Mueller, Chris Diamantopoulos, and Parvesh Cheena. “A hardened war horse transported away from battle finds herself in a land that’s inhabited by silly, singing centaurs of all shapes and sizes,” reads the of...
Tags: South Korea, Family, Japan, Comedy, Movies, Interview, Netflix, Streaming, Miyazaki, Josh, Kimiko Glenn, Josh Radnor, ComingSoon, Parvesh Cheena, Kimiko, Dominic Bisignano


A missile race is heating up all across Asia

Chinese DF-26 ballistic missiles in a parade for the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, in Beijing, September 3, 2015. Andy Wong/Pool via REUTERS The apparent growth of China's ICBM force has received international attention in recent weeks. That growth is only one facet of China's rapid and ongoing military expansion. That expansion worries China's neighbors, which are now expanding their own missile arsenals. See more stories on Insider's business page. Recent r...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Australia, China, India, US, International, Trends, Taiwan, Beijing, Philippines, Hawaii, Tokyo, Canberra, Scott Morrison


The US and China both have their eyes on a country at the heart of the Indo-Pacific

Indonesian light frigate KRI Bunt Tomo-357 test-firing an MM-40 Exocet Block II missile in the Java Sea, May 28, 2015. Sijori Images / Barcroft India via Getty Images As US-China competition intensifies, those powers are competing for influence in the Indo-Pacific. One of the countries they hope to win over has historically resisted picking sides: Indonesia. With tensions rising, and concern about China increasing, Indonesia is pursuing its own military buildup. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Bali, Indonesia, Australia, Washington, France, China, Singapore, India, US, International, Trends, Turkey, Green


LOTTE Hotels & Resorts Gains Foothold In Global Hotel Market

LOTTE HOTELS & RESORTS, the hotel brand representing South Korea, is accelerating global franchising drive based on its 40-year know-how in hotel operation. LOTTE whose combined number of rooms exceeds 11,000, is currently operating 32 hotels and resorts in seven countries and has established itself as a hotel brand favored by people around the world.
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South Korea: Fully Vaccinated Travelers Exempt From 2-week Quarantine - Fakhoury Global Immigration

Effective from July 1, 2021, the South Korean government has lifted the mandatory 2-weeks quarantine for foreign arrivals who have been fully vaccinated from other countries against Covid19.
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Coronavirus live news: Pakistan to ban air travel for unvaccinated; Israel ‘to offer Pfizer booster shot’

Pakistan to require all public sector staff to get jabbed in raft of draconian measures; Israel to give people a third shot as efficacy wanes, reports sayFrance criticises being left on England’s ‘amber plus’ listOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?UK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST Following on from our reports earlier, the Biden administration has an...
Tags: South Korea, England, Supreme Court, Congress, White House, India, Israel, World news, Joe Biden, Pakistan, Morocco, Delta, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Pfizer, Biden


Israel lose to South Korea in extra innings on baseball debut

Israel suffered heartbreak on their Olympic baseball debut as defending champions South Korea secured a 6-5 walk-off win in the final inning.
Tags: South Korea, News, Israel


Coronavirus live news: Israel to offer Pfizer booster shot as efficacy wanes, say reports; Japan’s daily cases exceed 10,000

Campaign will in effect turn Israel into testing ground for company’s booster; case high comes amid another record day of 3,865 infections in TokyoFrance criticises being left on England’s ‘amber plus’ listOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?UK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.16pm BST Greece’s south Aegean islands have been marked “dark red” on the European Cen...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, England, Greece, Israel, World news, BBC News, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, ECDC, Public Health England, Rhodes, Aegean, Disease Prevention and Control


Lynx' Bridget Carleton, Natalie Ochonwa lead Canada to women's basketball win over South Korea

Bridget Carleton scored 18 points, and Canada got its first victory of the Olympic women's basketball tournament Thursday. Natalie Achonwa finished with a double-double.
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Lynx' Bridget Carleton, Natalie Achonwa lead Canada to women's basketball win over South Korea

Bridget Carleton scored 18 points, and Canada got its first victory of the Olympic women's basketball tournament Thursday. Natalie Achonwa finished with a double-double.
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Coronavirus live news: Japan’s daily cases exceed 10,000 for first time; French minister accuses England of discrimination

Case high comes amid another record day of 3,865 infections in Tokyo; French minister complains after England lifts rules for EU but not FranceOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?New US mask guidance prompted by evidence vaccinated can spread DeltaSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.10am BST Burundi’s government has said it will accept Covid-19 vaccines - but that it will not take re...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, England, US, Eu, World news, Malaysia, Delta, Tokyo, World Bank, Associated Press, Burundi, Reuters, Muhyiddin, Muhyiddin Yassin, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: fears in Japan after record case rise; Cambodia locks down provinces bordering Thailand

Japan facing most serious situation since the pandemic began, says Covid health adviser; Cambodia’s lockdown bans most people from leaving their homes, gathering in groups and conducting businessOnce a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surgeFive Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?New US mask guidance prompted by evidence vaccinated can spread DeltaSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.26am BST In the UK, theme park Thorpe Park will tod...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, UK, US, World news, Thailand, Delta, New South Wales, Cambodia, Sky News, Sydney Australia, Thorpe Park, Coronavirus, COVID


Hyundai Motor, LG's Battery Unit to Invest $1 Billion in EV Partnership

(Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution said on Thursday they would set up a joint venture (JV) in Indonesia to...
Tags: South Korea, Indonesia, Reuters, Hyundai Motor Group, LG Energy Solution, Hyundai Motor LG


Once a Covid success story, South Korea sweats through summer of Delta surge

As infections soar to record highs and the vaccine rollout languishes, some fear there is no end in sight for the pandemicSee all our coronavirus coveragePark Eun-sun is facing the most challenging set of circumstances since going into business for herself in August of 2020.Having kicked off Nostimo, her restaurant in southern Seoul, during the coronavirus pandemic, Park has had to work harder to attract customers who were reluctant to eat out during a public health crisis, while complying with ...
Tags: South Korea, World news, Asia Pacific, Delta, Seoul, Coronavirus, Nostimo


20 historical fiction books that will whisk you to a different world

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Some of the best historical fiction books of all time include "The Vanishing Half," "Pachinko," "The Nightingale," "Where the Crawdads Sing," and "The Underground Railroad." Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Historical fiction books offer an exciting way to learn about significant events in history. We listed some of the best books of all time, from "Pachinko" to "The Vanishing Half." Want more books? He...
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TIFF 2021 Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery Lineup Announced

The first wave of Toronto International Film Festival 2021 titles dropped last week, and now we have even more movies joining the festival. The titles announced today are part of the TIFF Contemporary World Cinema and Discovery lineup, and include new films from Jane Campion, Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky, Joachim Trier, and more – including a heavy dose of debut features from filmmakers on the rise. The Toronto International Film Festival is back this year for its 46th edition, and whi...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Hbo, Usa, London, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, News, Keira Knightley, Mexico, France, Russia, India, New York City, Toronto, Los Angeles


Coronavirus live news: Tokyo cases hit all-time high as Thailand, South Korea and Malaysia see record infections

Tokyo reports 3,177 new cases; South Korea reports 1,896 new cases; Thailand reports 16,533 new cases and Malaysia registers 17,405 new infectionsBiden to announce vaccine requirement for US federal workers – reportWho’s behind Australia’s anti-lockdown protests?UK poised to end amber list quarantine for people vaccinated in US and EUSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.00am BST Tokyo has reported 3,177 new coronavirus cases, setting an all-time high and surpassing 3,000 for the first time da...
Tags: South Korea, Australia, Russia, US, World news, Thailand, Malaysia, Delta, Tokyo, Reuters, Coronavirus, Thailand South Korea


Exclusive-North, South Korea in Talks Over Summit, Reopening Liaison Office - Sources

By Hyonhee ShinSEOUL (Reuters) -North and South Korea are in talks to reopen a joint liaison office that Pyongyang demolished last year and hold a...
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Coronavirus live news: record cases in South Korea and Thailand; US may mandate vaccines for federal workers

White House considering requiring federal employees to show proof they’ve been vaccinated; South Korea reports 1,896 new cases; Thailand reports 16,533 new casesBiden to announce vaccine requirement for US federal workers – reportWho’s behind Australia’s anti-lockdown protests?UK poised to end amber list quarantine for people vaccinated in US and EUSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.12am BST Joe Biden says requiring all federal workers to get coronavirus vaccine is “under consideration” as t...
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North and South Korea have restored direct communication hotlines that were abruptly severed over a year ago

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in stroll together at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea on April 27, 2018 amid a period of diplomatic engagement that would end abruptly two years later. Korea Summit Press Pool via AP North and South Korea reopened hotlines on Tuesday for direct communication between the two countries. The lines were severed last summer, when the North also destroyed a joint liaison office. Nor...
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The Latest: S Korea Sets Another New High for Daily Cases

South Korea is reporting a new daily high for coronavirus cases a day after authorities enforced stringent restrictions in areas outside the Seoul capital region seeking to slow a nationwide spread of infections.
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Koreas Talk Again in Dormant Channels, Agree to Improve Ties

North and South Korea exchanged messages in communication channels that have been dormant for more than a year and agreed to improve ties.
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Nestle is working with a startup that produces lab-grown meat from cell cultures

Nestlé Research scientists in Lausanne are working with Israeli startup Future Meat Technologies, a leading cultured meat startup. Getty Images Nestlé has joined the growing list of firms looking into cultured meat production. The company is exploring new partnerships and emerging projects in non-GMO lab-grown meat. Future Meat Technologies produces non-GMO cultured meat components from animal cells. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nestlé is exploring alternatives offered ...
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Tokyo Olympics: Bianca Walkden loses taekwondo semi-final in last second

Great Britain's Bianca Walkden suffers a last-gasp defeat to South Korea's Lee Da-bin in the Olympic taekwondo +67kg semi-final.
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