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# south-korea - Friday 29 November, 2019

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos
# Jung Joon-young
# Jung Joon-young

Korean K-pop star jailed for gang rape and secretly filming and distributing illicit videos

Nov 29th 2019, 7:23 AM 28,083 Views 6 Comments

“It is hard to fathom the extent of suffering the victims must have gone through,” the court’s ruling said.

# south-korea - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Brilliant Coutinho free kick the highlight as win eases the pressure on Brazil boss

Nov 19th 2019, 3:57 PM 5,228 Views 0 Comments

Lucas Paqueta and Danilo were also on target amid a 3-0 victory over South Korea.

# south-korea - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea
# Korean Derby
From The42
# Korean Derby

'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea

Oct 17th 2019, 9:08 PM 12,395 Views 10 Comments

The game in Pyongyang finished 0-0.

# south-korea - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea
# Crossing Borders
From The42
# Crossing Borders

Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea

Oct 15th 2019, 1:51 PM 7,335 Views 6 Comments

Gianni Infantino looked on but there were no fans in attendance as North Korea and South Korea drew 0-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

# south-korea - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship
# Georgia
# Georgia

US rescuers save four men trapped inside capsized cargo ship

Sep 10th 2019, 6:01 PM 14,168 Views 6 Comments

The cause of the capsizing remains under investigation.

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
# Missiles
# Missiles

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

Sep 10th 2019, 8:33 AM 7,037 Views 11 Comments

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# south-korea - Friday 16 August, 2019

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills
# Tense
# Tense

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

Aug 16th 2019, 7:57 AM 7,540 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# south-korea - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

South Korean doomsday cult leader jailed after followers beaten and subject to brutal rituals
# Evil Spirits
# Evil Spirits

South Korean doomsday cult leader jailed after followers beaten and subject to brutal rituals

Jul 31st 2019, 8:18 AM 14,709 Views 22 Comments

Some 400 followers were brought to Fiji, and those who tried to leave were severely punished, a court heard.

# south-korea - Saturday 27 July, 2019

World championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse in South Korea
# Gwangju
# Gwangju

World championship athletes injured in fatal balcony collapse in South Korea

Jul 27th 2019, 7:21 AM 24,804 Views 8 Comments

The tragedy happened after a balcony at the Coyote Ugly club close to the athletes’ village collapsed.

# south-korea - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft
# Dokdo Islets
# Dokdo Islets

South Korean fighter jets fire over 400 warning shots at Russian military aircraft

Jul 23rd 2019, 12:32 PM 29,269 Views 33 Comments

Seoul said a Russian A-50 warplane twice entered South Korean airspace, a claim Moscow has denied.

# south-korea - Saturday 29 June, 2019

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone
# North Korea
# North Korea

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

Jun 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,160 Views 55 Comments

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

# south-korea - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea
# Road To Tokyo
From The42
# Road To Tokyo

Ireland secure Olympic qualifier spot and reach final in France after win over Korea

Jun 22nd 2019, 4:45 PM 5,014 Views 2 Comments

Three goals in a three-minute spell either side of half time saw Alexander Cox’s men through.

# south-korea - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Comical own goal helps Nigeria overcome South Korea in World Cup
# Unfortunate
From The42
# Unfortunate

Comical own goal helps Nigeria overcome South Korea in World Cup

Jun 12th 2019, 4:44 PM 6,783 Views 0 Comments

It was a day to forget for Kim Do-yeon.

# south-korea - Monday 3 June, 2019

South Korean scoops $1 million prize with first major championship win at US Open
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

South Korean scoops $1 million prize with first major championship win at US Open

Jun 3rd 2019, 12:56 AM 7,122 Views 6 Comments

Lee6 Jeong-Eun edged out Celine Boutier for a two-shot win.

# south-korea - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Hole-in-one leaves Kim in clear at Texas Open, Graeme McDowell in the hunt

Apr 6th 2019, 11:42 AM 3,247 Views 1 Comment

The 23-year-old from Seoul delivered another dazzling outing at TPC San Antonio’s AT&T Oaks Course to pull clear of a crowded field.

# south-korea - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent
# Love Motels
# Love Motels

Hundreds of couples livestreamed having sex in South Korea without their consent

Mar 21st 2019, 8:26 AM 76,485 Views 28 Comments

The footage was streamed 24 hours a day to a subscription website with about 4,000 members.

# south-korea - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal
# South Korea
# South Korea

Second K-pop star quits over growing South Korean sex scandal

Mar 13th 2019, 12:14 PM 42,947 Views 0 Comments

K-pop is a popular musical genre in South Korea.

# south-korea - Friday 25 January, 2019

Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination
# London Calling
From The42
# London Calling

Early return for Tottenham star Son Heung-min as South Korea suffer Asian Cup elimination

Jan 25th 2019, 3:28 PM 7,555 Views 7 Comments

Title-chasing South Korea were defeated by Qatar on Friday.

# south-korea - Thursday 3 January, 2019

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials
# Jo Song Gil
# Jo Song Gil

North Korean diplomat in Italy 'in hiding', says South's intelligence officials

Jan 3rd 2019, 9:48 AM 9,662 Views 5 Comments

Jo Song Gil, 48, has been acting ambassador in Rome since October 2017.

# south-korea - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Tottenham sad to lose on-fire star once more

Dec 27th 2018, 2:51 PM 12,453 Views 3 Comments

Son Heung-min has scored five goals in his last three games, but is set to compete in the Asian Cup next month.

# south-korea - Thursday 22 November, 2018

South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God
# Cult
# Cult

South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God

Nov 22nd 2018, 7:28 AM 29,313 Views 44 Comments

Lee Jae-rock led a sprawling church that some had denounced as a cult.

# south-korea - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain
# Mountain Climbing
# Mountain Climbing

Nine climbers killed in freak accident on rarely climbed Himalayan mountain

Oct 14th 2018, 7:52 AM 28,465 Views 16 Comments

It is the deadliest incident to hit Nepal’s mountaineering industry since 2014.

# south-korea - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
# Mount Gurja
# Mount Gurja

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

Oct 13th 2018, 10:33 AM 12,309 Views 7 Comments

The bodies of four South Koreans and four Nepali guides were spotted among the wreckage of their camp.

# south-korea - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together
# Elation Once Again
# Elation Once Again

North and South Korea will bid to host the Olympic Games together

Sep 19th 2018, 8:38 AM 12,646 Views 36 Comments

It’s an unprecedented plan that would have been unthinkable not long ago.

# south-korea - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty
# Gold Medal
From The42
# Gold Medal

Son thanks 'special' Spurs as Asian Games gold medal spares forward two years of military duty

Sep 2nd 2018, 1:36 PM 9,319 Views 4 Comments

Son Heung-Min will join back up with his Tottenham team-mates after winning gold at the Asian Games.

# south-korea - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold
# Exempt
From The42
# Exempt

Spurs forward Son Heung-min avoids military service as South Korea claim Asian Games gold

Sep 1st 2018, 3:23 PM 7,480 Views 4 Comments

The Spurs star provided the assists for both South Korea’s goals as they defeated Japan in a tense final.

# south-korea - Monday 27 August, 2018

Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals
# Last Four
From The42
# Last Four

Tottenham forward can still avoid military service as South Korea reach Asian Games semi-finals

Aug 27th 2018, 6:09 PM 6,832 Views 2 Comments

Son Heung-Min helped South Korea win 4-3 against Uzbekistan today.

# south-korea - Monday 20 August, 2018

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart
# Reunited
# Reunited

'I never imagined this day would come': South Koreans meet relatives in North after decades apart

Aug 20th 2018, 8:14 AM 17,427 Views 9 Comments

The three-day reunion is the first for three years and follows a diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

# south-korea - Sunday 19 August, 2018

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes
# Not Nice
# Not Nice

South Korean swaps bitcoins for €2 million in fake notes

Aug 19th 2018, 4:55 PM 41,957 Views 37 Comments

Once the transaction was completed in a hotel in the city of Nice, the South Korean realised the 500-euro notes he had been handed were photocopied fakes.

# south-korea - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea
# Public Anger
# Public Anger

Secretly filmed 'spycam porn' sparks record protests in South Korea

Aug 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 24,600 Views 7 Comments

The number of spycam crimes in the country surged to 6,500 last year.

# south-korea - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'That's not the real Ozil!' - Wenger on why Arsenal star flopped for Germany

Jul 10th 2018, 10:37 PM 7,853 Views 3 Comments

The attacking midfielder was largely anonymous in Russia as the world champions crashed out in the group stages.

# south-korea - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops
# Failure
From The42
# Failure

'We did not have the leaders' - Former star savages Germany flops

Jun 28th 2018, 5:22 PM 8,501 Views 3 Comments

Lothar Matthaus was left unimpressed by Joachim Low’s team.

'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated'
# Apology
From The42
# Apology

'We did not play like world champions. Therefore, we deserved to be eliminated'

Jun 28th 2018, 10:01 AM 4,979 Views 5 Comments

The German Football Association has apologised to the nation.

# south-korea - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising
# Ignorance Is Bliss
From The42
# Ignorance Is Bliss

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising

Jun 27th 2018, 7:27 PM 17,719 Views 7 Comments

Cho Hyun-woo says the players didn’t know the score in the other Group F game this afternoon.

# south-korea - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two
# The Little Pea
From The42
# The Little Pea

Chicharito and Vela on the scoresheet as impressive Mexico make it two wins from two

Jun 23rd 2018, 5:55 PM 5,529 Views 4 Comments

Javier Hernandez scored his 50th international goal as Mexico defeated South Korea 2-1 on Saturday.

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea
# Pentagon
# Pentagon

US suspends military training exercises with South Korea

Jun 23rd 2018, 12:15 PM 7,242 Views 34 Comments

The move comes in a bid to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.

# south-korea - Monday 18 June, 2018

VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea
# World Cup 2018
From The42
# World Cup 2018

VAR proves spot on for Swedes as they make strong start in Group F against South Korea

Jun 18th 2018, 3:26 PM 5,787 Views 2 Comments

Veteran Swedish skipper Andreas Granqvist scored the only goal of the game.

# south-korea - Sunday 17 June, 2018

South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts
# Spygate
From The42
# Spygate

South Korean players swapped shirt numbers to try to confuse opposition scouts

Jun 17th 2018, 10:23 PM 18,470 Views 17 Comments

“It’s very difficult for Westerners to distinguish between Asians,” Shin Tae-yong said.

# south-korea - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health
# Snooze Button
# Snooze Button

Sleeping too much or not enough may have bad effects on health

Jun 16th 2018, 8:15 AM 20,502 Views 13 Comments

Fewer than six and more than 10 hours of sleep per day are associated with conditions such as increased blood pressure.

# south-korea - Friday 15 June, 2018

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump
# South Korea
# South Korea

'We can actually be one nation again' - For Koreans in Ireland the Singapore summit is not about Trump

Jun 15th 2018, 12:03 AM 12,482 Views 28 Comments

It’s more about the personal than the politics.