Archive

SEOUL

South Korea closes schools in Seoul after resurgence in COVID-19 cases

SEOUL: Schools in South Korea’s capital have once again been closed after a resurgence of coronavirus cases in the city. The Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reported 280 new coronavirus cases as of midnight Monday, bringing the country’s

BTS suspends world tour over coronavirus

SEOUL: K-pop boyband BTS has suspended their world tour over worries about the spread of the novel coronavirus. The seven-member band had already postponed the North American leg of the tour, that was scheduled to start on 25th April, and

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is ‘alive and well’

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “alive and well”, a top security adviser to the South’s President Moon Jae-in said, downplaying rumours over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary. “Our government position is firm,” said

Samsung’s foldable smartphone to be launched tomorrow

SEOUL: Tech giant Samsung has said that it would launch its hotly anticipated first foldable smartphone on Friday, months after faulty screens forced an embarrassing delay of its release. The world’s largest smartphone maker spent nearly eight years developing the