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Unimaru: The art museum between North and South Korea where the curator wears a bulletproof vest

Art has the power to be dangerous, but Unimaru, a new exhibition space which has opened at the DMZ, or Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea, takes that to another level.
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A museum sits between North and South Korea. The curator wears a bulletproof vest

Art has always had the power to be dangerous. But a newly opened art museum is taking that to another level.
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Can you say Squid Game in Korean? TV show fuels demand for east Asian language learning

Japanese and Korean are in top five choices in UK this year at online platform DuolingoWhether it’s down to Squid Game or kawaii culture, fascination with Korea and Japan is fuelling a boom in learning east Asian languages. Japanese is the fastest growing language to be learned in the UK this year on the online platform Duolingo, and Korean is the fourth fastest.Most of the interest is driven by cultural issues, the firm said in its 2021 Duolingo language report, which will be published tomorrow...
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The world's first ultra-low-cost international airline alliance is on the horizon as 2 budget carriers team up to bring cheap fares between Mexico and the US

Allegiant Air and Viva Aerobus have applied to the US DOT to enter into an alliance.Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock and Viva Aerobus Allegiant Air and Viva Aerobus announced plans to enter into the first ultra-low-cost international alliance. The venture will allow the airlines to expand their networks in the US and Mexico via codesharing. The agreement is pending government approval, but the alliance is planned to start in early 2023. On Thursday, Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air and Mexico-based Vi...
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Covid news: Boris Johnson reported to police over No 10 parties, South Korea cases and deaths at new high

Follow all the day’s coronavirus news from around the world as it happens Sage scientists seek balanced UK response to Omicron concernsSee all our coronavirus coverageWelcome to the Guardian’s live blog, bringing you the latest information on coronavirus from around the world. Please keep in touch with me today via any of the channels below to ask questions, share comments or provide news tips. ThanksInstagram: sarah_marsh_journalistEmail: [email protected] Continue reading...
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SKorea Sets Daily Records for New Coronavirus Cases, Deaths

South Korea has reported daily records in coronavirus infections and deaths and confirmed three more cases of the new omicron variant as officials scramble to tighten social distancing and border controls.
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'The Wheel of Time' is a huge hit for Amazon and shows why it's betting on sci-fi and fantasy content

"The Wheel of Time."Jan Thijs / Amazon Studios The fantasy series "The Wheel of Time" is a much needed hit for Amazon Prime Video. Amazon has committed to making more sci-fi and fantasy genre content. Its strategy differs from Netflix in a significant way, as Netflix focuses on localized genre content. Amazon's new fantasy series, "The Wheel of Time," has quickly become a hit for Prime Video.The series, which debuted November 19 and is based on the series of novels by Robert Jordan, was A...
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South Korea Widens Vaccine Pass Requirement as Omicron Fears Rise

By Sangmi ChaSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea announced on Friday that people visiting restaurants and cinemas and other public spaces will have to...
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South Korea Tightens Social Distancing to Fight Virus Wave

South Korea is tightening recently relaxed restrictions on social gatherings as it grapples with its worst wave of the virus since the start of the pandemic.
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Covid news: more Omicron cases in UK amid 53,945 new infections; German ‘lockdown’ for unvaccinated – as it happened

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; Biden announces plan for boosters for 100 million AmericansOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wednesday and 388 deaths, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute. Conti...
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'The Wheel of Time' shows why Amazon is betting big on sci-fi and fantasy content

"The Wheel of Time."Jan Thijs / Amazon Studios The fantasy series "The Wheel of Time" is a much needed hit for Amazon Prime Video. Amazon has committed to making more sci-fi and fantasy genre content. Its strategy differs from Netflix in a significant way, as Netflix focuses on localized genre content. Amazon's new fantasy series, "The Wheel of Time," has quickly become a hit for Prime Video.The series, which debuted November 19 and is based on the series of novels by Robert Jordan, was A...
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Covid live: 10 more Omicron cases in UK amid 53,945 new infections; German ‘lockdown’ for unvaccinated

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; Biden announces plan for boosters for 100 million AmericansOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wednesday and 388 deaths, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute. Conti...
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Covid live: 10 more Omicron variant cases in UK amid 53,945 new infections; Germany ‘lockdown’ on unvaccinated

UK reports 53,945 new infections, and has identified 10 new Omicron variant cases; Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infectionsUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wed...
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'Hellbound' is Netflix's latest Korean-language hit after the success of 'Squid Game'

"Hellbound."Netflix The Korean-language Netflix series "Hellbound" was watched for 111 million hours last month. It was one of Netflix's most popular shows in November. Its comes on the heels of the South Korean series "Squid Game," Netflix's biggest show ever. Netflix has another Korean-language hit. "Hellbound," a new South Korean fantasy series that debuted November 19, was one of Netflix's most popular shows last month. Insider calculated, based on Netflix's weekly lists o...
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Covid live: Germany to impose ‘lockdown’ on unvaccinated and could make jabs obligatory from February

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; India detects two cases of new Omicron variant in Karnataka; Greece and Finland detect first Omicron casesUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsUK Covid – latest updatesSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nati...
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Covid live: Germany imposes ‘lockdown’ on unvaccinated and makes jabs obligatory from February

Germany is seeking to break a surge in coronavirus infections; India detects two cases of new Omicron variant in Karnataka; Greece and Finland detect first Omicron casesUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planOmicron may cause more Covid reinfections, say South African expertsEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsUK Covid – latest updatesSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nati...
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Covid live: Germany set to impose restrictions on the unvaccinated; India detects two cases of Omicron variant

Germany expected to restrict unvaccinated access to essential businesses only; India detects two cases of new Omicron variant in KarnatakaUS: Biden to announce nationwide coronavirus battle planEU must consider mandatory Covid jabs, says Von der LeyenOmicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in South Africa Covid casesScientists find possible trigger for AstraZeneca jab blood clotsUK Covid – latest updatesSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 n...
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Covid news live: Germany set to impose restrictions on the unvaccinated; Sweden warns of new restrictions next week

Germany expected to restrict unvaccinated access to essential businesses only; Sweden may take further action after introducing vaccine passportsOmicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in South Africa Covid casesFirst US case of Omicron Covid variant identified in CaliforniaOmicron variant found around the world as countries tighten travel rulesCovid variants may not evolve to be less dangerous, says UK expertSee all our coronavirus coverageSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The Eur...
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Three BTS Members Sell $8 Million of HYBE Shares, All Seven Set Quarantine After U.S. Concerts

Three members of K-pop group BTS have sold some of their shareholdings in Hybe Corporation, the management company that launched them, netting them a combined $8.4 million. All seven idols are expected to miss the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMAs) awards show in Seoul, following the reintroduction of health restrictions in South Korea due to […]
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Three BTS Members Sell $8 Million of HYBE Shares, All Seven to Quarantine After U.S. Concerts

Three members of K-pop group BTS have sold some of their shareholdings in Hybe Corporation, the management company that launched them, netting them a combined $8.4 million. All seven idols are expected to miss the Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMAs) awards show in Seoul, following the reintroduction of health restrictions in South Korea due to […]
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Covid news live: tenth Scotland Omicron case has no link to previous nine; Sweden warns of new restrictions next week

Previous nine cases in Scotland all linked to one 20 November private event; Sweden may take further action after introducing vaccine passportsOmicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in South Africa Covid casesFirst US case of Omicron Covid variant identified in CaliforniaOmicron variant found around the world as countries tighten travel rulesCovid variants may not evolve to be less dangerous, says UK expertSee all our coronavirus coverageSome Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The Europ...
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Samsung Wants to Sell a Lot of Galaxy S22 Devices

Latest report coming out of South Korea suggests that Samsung is hoping to sell a lot of Galaxy S22 devices along with budget phones as well. #galaxys22 #budgetphones
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Coronavirus news live: South Korea reports daily Covid case record as Omicron variant hits

South Korea battles a new surge in Covid cases as hospitals see a sharp rise in patients with severe symptoms and quarantine returns for all inbound travellersOmicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in South Africa Covid casesFirst US case of Omicron Covid variant identified in CaliforniaOmicron variant found around the world as countries tighten travel rulesCovid variants may not evolve to be less dangerous, says UK expertSee all our coronavirus coverageSome Covid numbers from Germany are n...
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Omicron variant fuelling ‘exponential’ rise in Covid cases, say South Africa officials

Nearly three-quarters of virus genomes sequenced last month were of new variant, say South African health officialsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Omicron variant has fuelled a “worrying” surge in coronavirus cases in South Africa and is rapidly becoming the dominant strain, local health officials have said, as more countries including the US detected their first cases of the new strain.The United Arab Emirates and South Korea – which is already battling a worseni...
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South Korea Breaks Daily Virus Record for 2nd Straight Day

South Korea has broken its daily record for coronavirus infections for a second straight day with more than 5,200 new cases, as pressure mounted on a health care system grappling with rising hospitalizations and deaths.
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Coronavirus news live: South Africa sees ‘exponential increase’ in Covid cases, dominated by Omicron variant

The Omicron variant has propelled a sharp rise in Covid cases in South Africa, accounting for almost three quarters of all new virus casesFirst US case of Omicron Covid variant identified in CaliforniaOmicron variant found around the world as countries tighten travel rulesIsraeli doctor believes he caught Omicron at London medical conferenceCovid variants may not evolve to be less dangerous, says UK expertSee all our coronavirus coverageA large number of temporary and bridging Australian visa ho...
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S.Korea Hits New COVID-19 Record, Halts Quarantine Exemptions to Block Omicron

By Hyonhee ShinSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's daily record of coronavirus cases reached a fresh high on Thursday, as authorities halted quarantine...
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This South Korean smart home hack is one more reason you should secure your home

The capture and sale of hundreds of photos and recordings in South Korea points at exactly why you need to secure your smart home devices.
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US and South Korea to develop new war plan to address North Korean military advancements

The US and South Korea will develop a new operational war plan to address the threat from North Korea, senior defense officials said Tuesday, as the Pentagon shifts its focus to the Indo-Pacific region following its recently completed global force posture review.
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