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17-Aug-2018 Seoul

Your eyes can predict risk of Parkinson's disease

The thinning of retina -- the lining of nerve cells in the back of the eye -- could be linked to Parkinson's disease, a finding that can boost diagnoses to detect the disease in its earliest stages, researchers have found.According to the study, the thinning...

13-Aug-2018 Seoul

Joseph Kahn attacks BTS band members

Korean-American film and music video director Joseph Jun-hee Kahn has accused BTS music band members of having plastic surgery.Recently Kahn took to his Twitter account and shared some controversial remarks on band members, which has garnered a lot of criticism from...

19-Mar-2018 Seoul

Why breastfeeding is important for high-birthweight infants

New mothers, take note. If you are breastfeeding your high-birthweight infants, you may probably be protecting them from being overweight or obese in childhood, a new study suggests."High birthweight is associated with overweight or obesity during early...

03-Mar-2018 Seoul

Samsung Galaxy S9+ named 'Best New Connected Mobile Device' at MWC 2018

Samsung Electronics Co on Friday said its new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the "Best New Connected Mobile Device" at the Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) -- the world's largest gathering for the mobile communications industry."We will continue...

01-Mar-2018 Seoul

Moon Jae-in, Donald Trump discuss possible US-N. Korea talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump held a telephonic conversation on Thursday on possible preliminary talks between Washington and North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported.The phone talk between Moon and Trump was the first in...

01-Mar-2018 Seoul

Japan has no right to claim sex slave issue settled : Moon Jae-in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday strongly urged Japan to sincerely reflect on its past wrongdoings, adding that the country has no right to claim that the issue of its sexual slavery of Korean women is "settled", despite the two countries' 2015...

10-Feb-2018 Seoul

Kim Jong-un invites South Korea's President to Pyongyang

North Korea's rather reclusive leader Kim Jong-un has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang at the "earliest date" possible for what will be a third inter-Korean summit.The invitation was delivered on Saturday at a landmark meeting between...

26-Jan-2018 Seoul

41 killed in S.Korean hospital blaze

At least 41 persons have been killed and dozens injured on Friday in a fire that engulfed a hospital in South Korea, media reports said.The blaze occurred at the Sejong Hospital in Miryang city. It started around 7.30 a.m. in an emergency room of the hospital,...

26-Jan-2018 Melbourne

Timea Babos-Kristina Mladenovic pair claims 1st Grand Slam title

Hungarian Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic of France on Friday won the women's doubles title at the Australian Open tennis tournament after defeating the second seeded Russian pair of Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova 6-4, 6-3.It took the fifth-seeded Hungarian/French...

26-Jan-2018 Seoul

We will lead consumer-centred AI world : Samsung

Based on almost half-a-billion connected devices it sells every year, Samsung Electronics will lead the consumer-centred Artificial Intelligence (AI) world, a top company official has said."Samsung will begin an exciting journey open to boundless possibilities...

26-Jan-2018 Seoul

41 killed in S.Korean hospital blaze

At least 41 persons have been killed and dozens injured on Friday in a fire that engulfed a hospital in South Korea, media reports said.The blaze occurred at the Sejong Hospital in Miryang city. It started around 7.30 a.m. in an emergency room of the hospital,...

10-Jan-2018 Seoul

Moon Jae-in, Donald Trump see possibility of US-N. Korea talks

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump see a possibility for talks between South Korea and North Korea leading to talks between Washington and Pyongyang, multiple local media reports said on Wednesday.Moon and Trump had a telephone...

08-Jan-2018 Seoul

Hackers targeting Winter Olympics in South Korea : McAfee

Hackers are targeting the upcoming Winter Olympics in South Korea with a phishing and malware campaign, cyber security firm McAfee researchers have found.In a blog post, McAfee Advanced Threat Research analysts Ryan Sherstobitoff and Jessica Saavedra-Morales...

30-Dec-2017 Seoul

We don't slow phones with old batteries like Apple : Samsung, LG

Samsung and LG, two of the biggest smartphone manufacturers, on Saturday claimed they do not slow down phones with old batteries -- a practice which Apple admitted to using in iPhones to prevent them from unexpected shutdowns."Product quality has been and will...

21-Dec-2017 Seoul

18 killed in South Korea building fire

Eighteen people died and dozens were injured in a fire that engulfed a commercial building in South Korea's Jecheon city on Thursday, firefighters said.The fire started in the afternoon from a vehicle in the basement parking lot of an eight-storey building in...

19-Dec-2017 Seoul

Samsung unveils 'Galaxy A8', 'Galaxy A8+' with Infinity Display

South Korean tech giant Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy A series on Tuesday as "Galaxy A8" (2018) and "Galaxy A8+" (2018) that will be available in early January, with pricing and availability to vary by markets worldwide."Samsung's 'Infinity Display' finally...

12-Dec-2017 Seoul

S.Korea's Moon visits China to discuss Pyongyang

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday left for China on a four-day visit. He will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss the North Korean crisis and bilateral issues.Moon and Xi are set to hold their third summit on Thursday, when they...

03-Dec-2017 Seoul

13 killed in S.Korea boat capsize

At least 13 people were killed and two others reported missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat capsized off the coast of the city of Incheon.The 9.77-tonne chartered fishing boat, with two crew members and 20 passengers on board, collided with...

03-Dec-2017 Seoul

Seven killed in S.Korea boat capsize

Seven people were killed and two reported missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat capsized off the coast of the city of Incheon.The vessel, weighing more than 9 tonnes and with 20 people on board, collided with a tanker weighing more than 300 tonnes...

08-Nov-2017 Seoul

Do not try us: Donald Trump warns North Korea

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a blunt warning to North Korean Korean leader Kim Jong, declaring during his first major speech in Asia that continued nuclear provocation could result in the communist nation's obliteration."The weapons you...

08-Nov-2017 Seoul

Donald Trump cancels surprise visit to North Korea border

 US President Donald Trump on Wednesday cancelled a visit to the tense Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas because bad weather ostensibly made it impossible for him to travel by helicopter to the border from Seoul.The president's helicopter convoy...

07-Nov-2017 Seoul

Donald Trump arrives in S.Korea for two-day visit

US President Donald Trump arrived here on Tuesday for a two-day visit that will include a bilateral summit with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in.The US leader landed at the Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, some 70 km south of Seoul, from Japan, reports...

28-Oct-2017 Seoul

Massive military action if Pyongyang attacks : James Mattiss

Visiting US Secretary of Defence James Mattis warned on Saturday that North Korea will be defeated with a "massive military response" if it attacks his country or its allies.He said he "can't imagine" accepting North Korea as a nuclear power, reports Yonhap News...

14-Oct-2017 Seoul

Was expecting a polarised reaction for 'Simran': Hansal Mehta

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, whose heist comedy film "Simran" received negativereviews from critics and didnt perform well when it released at the box office, says he was expecting a "polarised reaction" to the Kangana Ranaut-starrer."I was expecting a polarised reaction...

12-Oct-2017 Seoul

Apple partners LG Display for foldable iPhone

As Samsung plans to launch a bendable smartphone "Galaxy X" in 2018, Apple has reportedly begun work on a foldable iPhone with LG Display.According to a report in the Korean website The Investor, Apple has decided to go with LG and not Samsung (Samsung...

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