3 New Coronavirus Deaths in Australia

Australia recorded three new COVID-19 deaths in its most populous state of New South Wales and nearly 1,500 new cases of the coronavirus disease on Sunday. Speaking to reporters in…

‘Hallyu’ festival featuring K-pop artists to kick off online

SEOUL– A “hallyu” festival featuring K-pop bands, such as Pentagon and Monsta X, will kick off online this week, the culture ministry said Sunday. “Mokkoji Korea,” hosted by the Ministry…

Cardinals’ Kim Kwang-hyun takes loss in shortest outing of season

SEOUL– St. Louis Cardinals’ starter Kim Kwang-hyun suffered his seventh loss of the season following the shortest start of his major league career, unable to survive an early onslaught by…

Women are most frequent target of online hate speech in S. Korea: watchdog survey

SEOUL– Over 8 out of 10 South Koreans have encountered hate speech against women online, a survey showed Sunday. According to the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) survey…

S. Korea to ease attendance caps in schools despite extended social distancing measures

SEOUL– More South Korean students will be allowed to take in-person classes starting Monday as attendance cap restrictions in schools have been eased despite the extended distancing measures. The Ministry…

Hyundai Glovis strikes gas shipping deal with Trafigura

SEOUL– South Korea’s Hyundai Glovis Co. said Sunday it will debut in the gas shipping market in 2024 on the back of a multi-year contract with trading giant Trafigura Group.…

S. Korea to host hydrogen mobility show this week

SEOUL– South Korea will host a hydrogen mobility show this week to showcase the latest technologies in fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and trams, and discuss major trends in the…

Corporate M&As up 48.7 pct in H1

SEOUL– South Korea’s antitrust regulator said Sunday the value of corporate mergers and acquisitions (M&As) jumped 48.7 percent on-year in the first half, led by deals by large business groups.…

Over 30 mln S. Koreans received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine: KDCA

SEOUL– Over 30 million South Koreans have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine as of Sunday, health authorities said, as the vaccine rollout is gaining speed among the…

Number of women expected to top that of men in S. Korea in 2030

SEOUL– South Korea’s female population is forecast to surpass that of males in nine years, a government report showed Sunday. The total number of women reached 25.86 million last year,…