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France make winning start to Women’s FIFA World Cup

Hosts claim resounding 4-0 win against South Korea

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June 8, 2019


Demand for FIFA Women’s World Cup tickets leaves organisers surprised

Tournament will be played from June 7 till July 7

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May 4, 2019


South Korea to launch world’s first national 5G networks

Mobile operators go live with their 5G services on Friday

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April 3, 2019


IMF chief arrives in Pakistan: What happens now?

Why Pakistan goes to IMF every few years?

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March 26, 2019


South Korean grain silo transforms into world’s largest mural

Mural commissioned by government in effort to improve negative view of aged industrial facilities

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December 20, 2018


Samsung is now the world’s biggest spender on advertising

The company spent $11.2 billion on advertising and sales promotion last year

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December 5, 2018


Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong Yang as president

His appointment has dashed Russia’s hopes of having its official head the agency

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November 21, 2018


Leaders of two Koreas begin one-on-one summit to unlock nuclear talks

The talks are expected to be followed by a joint statement and a news conference

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September 19, 2018


Hello from the other side: South Koreans recount awkward reunions with families from the North

There were no tearful hugs when 81-year-old South Korean Jung Hak-soon met her North Korean nephew and sister-in-law for the first time. Instead, she says, she just wanted to return home. “It was like I met someone I don’t know at all,” said Jung, who was among 89 South Korean families who joined in reunions last…

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August 30, 2018


Pakistan loses to South Korea in Asian Games 2018 volleyball match

The Korean side won the match 25-19, 25-22 and 25-17 against Pakistan.

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August 26, 2018


Unified Korea win tearful Asian Games 2018 bronze

The Unified Korean team broke down in tears after winning the bronze medal in the Asian Games 2018 women’s dragon boat 200 metres race

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August 25, 2018


Pakistan’s Haris Qasim wins U-17 squash championship in Hong Kong

Pakistan’s Haris Qasim won the Under-17 Squash Championships in Hong Kong

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August 5, 2018


How the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018 unraveled

The group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup ended and defending champions Germany were eliminated from the tournament. The football world is guaranteed to have a new champion. Here is a recap of how the round-robin stage went. Here are in-depth highlights of the group stage of FIFA World Cup 2018. Group A Teams:…

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June 29, 2018


Delirious Mexicans swamp South Korean embassy

Ecstatic Mexican fans besieged the South Korean embassy in their capital to celebrate with diplomats after the Asian team stunned Germany at the World Cup and ensured Mexico’s progress to the last 16 in Russia. Mexicans watched in horror as their side were thumped 3-0 in Yekaterinburg, leaving them keeping a nervous eye on the…

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June 28, 2018


Germany crash out of World Cup as South Korea stun holders

Germany crashed out of the World Cup on Wednesday after a stoppage-time VAR-assisted goal from Kim Young-gwon and a late second by Son Heung-min earned South Korea a famous 2-0 win. The Germans needed to win by two clear goals in their final group F match at Kazan stadium to advance to the last 16….

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June 27, 2018


Mexico beat South Korea 2-1 to edge towards World Cup last 16

Mexico moved to the brink of the World Cup knockout rounds with a 2-1 win over South Korea in Rostov-on-Don on Saturday. An early penalty from Carlos Vela put Mexico ahead, and Javier Hernandez’s second-half goal secured the Central Americans’ second straight victory after stunning reigning champions Germany in their opening game, despite a late…

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June 23, 2018


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting China, says Chinese state media

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is in China on a two-day visit, Chinese state television said on Tuesday, his third visit to the North’s major ally this year. Kim will be in China on Tuesday and Wednesday but the brief report gave no other details. Reuters

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June 19, 2018


England expects as dark horses Belgium launch World Cup campaign

England open their World Cup campaign on Monday seeking to banish memories of dismal performances in recent tournaments as Belgium’s “Golden Generation” kick off as dark-horse challengers.  England, winners on football’s biggest stage more than half a century ago, crashed out without a win four years ago in Brazil, and have not won a knockout match in any…

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June 18, 2018


Belgium thump Costa Rica, Senegal beat South Korea in warm ups

Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Belgium beat fellow World Cup qualifiers Costa Rica 4-1 at home in a friendly on Monday while Senegal reportedly beat South Korea 2-0 in a mystery game played at an Austrian third division ground. Dries Mertens and Michy Batshuayi were also on target for Belgium while Eden Hazard impressed with…

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June 12, 2018


Koreans in London suburb tackle north-south divide

When Kim Song-ju escaped North Korea through China he opted to head to Britain 10 years ago instead of South Korea, hoping to avoid discrimination. But while he found work and a family home in a well-established Korean community in southwest London, he also encountered the social stratification he had travelled thousands of miles to…

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June 11, 2018


England, Portugal enjoy easy warm-up wins, Iceland held

England and Portugal enjoyed comfortable home wins in their final World Cup warm-up matches on Thursday, beating Costa Rica 2-0 and Algeria 3-0 respectively. South Korea were held to an unimpressive 0-0 draw against Bolivia while Iceland, the surprise packages of Euro 2016 who are looking to pull off more upsets in Russia, drew 2-2…

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June 8, 2018