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August 22, 2020
The Latest: S Korea orders nationwide pandemic restrictions
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is banning large gatherings, shutting nightspots and churches and removing fans from ...
August 16, 2020
The Latest: S. Korea reports largest virus jump since March
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 279 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, it’s highest daily jump since ...
August 12, 2020
1000s of Korean laborers still lost after WWII, Cold War end
Shin Yun-sun describes her life as a maze of dead ends. The South Korean has spent many of her 75 years pestering government ...
August 03, 2020
The Latest: China's Xinjiang region has 28 new cases
BEIJING — Numbers of new COVID-19 cases in China’s far northwestern region of Xinjiang are continuing to fall, with 28 ...
July 29, 2020
New statues stoke sensitivity between South Korea, Japan
A pair of new statues in South Korea of a man kneeling in front of a girl symbolizing a victim of sexual slavery by Japan’s ...
July 28, 2020
US-China spats rattle world, prompting calls for unity
Antagonisms between the United States and China are rattling governments around the world, prompting a German official to ...
July 27, 2020
The Latest: S. Korea reports 25 new coronavirus cases
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 25 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing its national caseload to 14,175 ...
July 20, 2020
The Latest: COVID-19 cases tick up in northwest China city
BEIJING — Numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases in China’s northwestern city of Urumqi continue to rise, with another 17 ...
July 19, 2020
The Latest: Global death toll for pandemic now above 600,000
Johns Hopkins University says the global death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 600,000. The university’s tally as of ...
July 17, 2020
The Latest: Australia tries to contain outbreak to Melbourne
MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s Victoria state has reported a daily record of 428 new COVID-19 cases as authorities move ...
July 10, 2020
Seoul mayor's death prompts sympathy, questions of his acts
The sudden death of Seoul’s mayor, reportedly implicated in a sexual harassment complaint, has prompted an outpouring of ...
July 10, 2020
Mayor of South Korean capital found dead after 7-hour search
The missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, was found dead early ...
July 10, 2020
Late Seoul mayor was outspoken liberal who eyed presidency
Park Won-soon, the three-term mayor of South Korea's capital, a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a ...
July 09, 2020
The Latest: China easing into reopening as local cases wane
BEIJING — China says it has nine new confirmed coronavirus cases, all of them brought from outside the country, and no new ...
July 01, 2020
The Latest: SKorea weighs listing churches as 'high risk'
SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea is considering including religious facilities on the same list with nightclubs, hostess ...
June 29, 2020
Beyond 'love,' Trump has little to show from N Korea talks
Hours after an astonishing summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump boldly declared a ...
June 28, 2020
The Latest: South Korea still coping with new virus clusters
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has confirmed 62 additional cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period as the Asian ...
June 22, 2020
S Korea urges North not to send leaflets amid high tensions
South Korea on Monday urged North Korea to scrap a plan to launch propaganda leaflets across the border, after the North said ...
June 21, 2020
The Latest: Coronavirus resurgence continues in South Korea
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea continues to struggle to contain a resurgence in the coronavirus that has seen some of the ...
June 20, 2020
The Latest: South Korea has biggest daily rise in 3 weeks
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported its largest 24-hour increase in confirmed coronavirus cases in about three ...
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