Jeonbuk narrow gap with K League-leading Ulsan with victory

Four-time defending K League 1 champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors closed in on leaders Ulsan Hyundai FC with a narrow victory Saturday.Paik Seung-ho converted a 49th-minute penalty to lift Jeonbuk to a 1-0 win over Suwon Samsung Bluewings at Jeonju World…

New cases over 2,000 for 2nd straight day amid upsurge worries after Chuseok

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases exceeded 2,000 for the second consecutive day Saturday amid worries about a possible upsurge after a major holiday when people will travel across the country in droves.The country report…

‘Frustrated’ Ryu Hyun-jin trying to find answer amid late-season swoon

Just like any other starting pitcher in baseball, Ryu Hyun-jin of the Toronto Blue Jays wants to go deep into every game he pitches.But he has now failed to get out of the third inning in two consecutive starts, the first such streak since September 20…

BTS heads to New York for U.N. event as special presidential envoy

K-pop sensation BTS flew to New York on Saturday to attend a United Nations event as a special presidential envoy.The chart-topping group is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment of the Decade of Ac…

Major highways see congestion on 1st day of Chuseok holiday

Many sections of major highways in South Korea remained congested with heavy traffic Saturday morning as millions of people headed to their hometowns to celebrate the Chuseok holiday with their families.According to the Korea Expressway Corp (KEC), ca…

Blue Jays’ Ryu Hyun-jin roughed up for 2nd straight start

Toronto Blue Jays’ starter Ryu Hyun-jin has been shellacked for the second straight outing as a once-promising season for the South Korean left-hander is quickly unraveling down the stretch.Ryu allowed five runs on five hits, including two home runs, …

New cases over 2,000 for 2 straight days amid upsurge worries after Chuseok holiday

South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases exceeded 2,000 for two consecutive days Saturday amid worries about a possible upsurge after a major holiday when people are expected to travel across the country in droves.The country reported an additional 2,087 …

Ruling party’s primary rivals brace for decisive showdown in Honam next week

Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung and his archrival in the ruling party’s primary for the 2022 presidential election, Lee Nak-yon, have embarked on campaigning in the key battleground region of Honam, where they will face off in two high-stakes vote…

Moon to visit U.S. for U.N. session, alliance event

– President Moon Jae-in plans to leave for the United States on Sunday to attend the 76th session of the U.N. General Assembly, according to his office.He is joining the annual meeting for the fifth consecutive year since his inauguration in May 2017. …

Creative and unique desserts herald arrival of autumn

Autumn in Korea is when “five grains and 100 fruits” are harvested, making the season the year’s best for delicious food. The five fall grains and fruits are used as…