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Boycott of Japanese products in South Korea gains momentum amid diplomatic row

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 12:12 PM | No Comments
Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods have been growing in response to Tokyo’s curbs on the export of high-tech material to Seoul, as a dispute over...

SoKor braces for African swine fever outbreak after NoKor case

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 06:41 PM | No Comments
South Korea readied on Friday (May 31) to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian...

Police search Danube after boat capsizes, killing at least seven

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 06:37 PM | No Comments
At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital...

South Korean tour agency apologizes over Hungarian boat accident

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 06:31 PM | No Comments
A South Korean tour agency apologized on Thursday (May 30) over a Hungarian boat accident that has killed at least seven South Korean tourists. The boat reportedly collided with another...

Mixed waste shipment returns to South Korea

Posted on Monday, 14 January 2019 12:10 PM | No Comments
The initial 51 containers of mixed waste materials that entered the country in October were already shipped back to Pyeongtaek City in South Korea on Sunday (January 13).

Return of waste shipment to S. Korea deferred to January 13

Posted on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 03:21 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The supposed shipment of mixed waste materials back to its origin in South Korea did not push through on the scheduled date Wednesday (January 9). According to...

51 garbage-filled containers to return to South Korea on Jan. 9

Posted on Wednesday, 2 January 2019 04:04 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The South Korean government has agreed to take back the 6,500 tons of mixed waste materials shipped to the Philippines in July and October last year. Aillen...

South Korea bans disposable plastic bags from big supermarkets

Posted on Wednesday, 2 January 2019 11:05 AM | No Comments
    A South Korean government ban on the use of disposable plastic bags at big supermarkets came into effect on Tuesday (January 1) in a bid to protect the environment and...

South Korea establishes simulated town for self-driving tests

Posted on Thursday, 27 December 2018 01:20 PM | No Comments
  South Korea recently established a large test field for self-driving cars, which is regarded as a simulated town for its high-level simulation of urban facilities. The test field, named...

Men’s cosmetics boom in socially-conservative South Korea

Posted on Friday, 21 December 2018 06:31 AM | No Comments
  An increasing number of young South Korean men are using make-up, an accepted trend in the usually conservative society as cosmetic brands bid to bring their men’s products mainstream....