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Typhoon Haishen lashes South Korea after battering south Japan islands; over 20 injured, 1,600 evacuated
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Typhoon Haishen lashes South Korea after battering south Japan islands; over 20 injured, 1,600 evacuated

The Korea Meteorological Administration warned of 'very heavy rain and very strong winds’, adding the typhoon would likely reduce to a tropical storm within 24 hours

North Korea vows to redeploy troops on border with South, rejects Seoul’s offer to send envoys amid tensions over propaganda leaflets
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North Korea vows to redeploy troops on border with South, rejects Seoul’s offer to send envoys amid tensions over propaganda leaflets

North Korea said it had rejected South Korea’s offer to send special envoys to ease escalating bilateral tensions, and vowed to redeploy troops to demilitarised border units in the latest step towards nullifying inter-Korean peace accords

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office in Kaesong, says South Korea failed to prevent activists from sending dissenting leaflets across border
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North Korea threatens to shut liaison office in Kaesong, says South Korea failed to prevent activists from sending dissenting leaflets across border

North Korea threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival for failing to prevent activists from sending anti-North Korean leaflets across the border

Coronavirus Outbreak: Korean Film Council issues subsidy coupons on movie tickets to draw audience to theatres
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Korean Film Council issues subsidy coupons on movie tickets to draw audience to theatres

Since the Korean cinemas have reopened, with new social distancing measures and contactless operation, audience numbers have remained low.

Tech prowess, trust in govt, hygiene culture: How South Korea tamed COVID-19 and the lessons it can offer India
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Tech prowess, trust in govt, hygiene culture: How South Korea tamed COVID-19 and the lessons it can offer India

South Korea is one of the few nations, such as Taiwan and Germany, that has managed to stay on its toes while handling the crisis

Coronavirus Outbreak: Park Hyun-kyung clinches Korean LPGA Championships title as golf resumes post lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Park Hyun-kyung clinches Korean LPGA Championships title as golf resumes post lockdown

In a return to official live tournament golf after the coronavirus epidimic, Park Hyun-kyung shot a final-round 67 Sunday to win the Korean Ladies Professional Golf tournament by one stroke.

South Korea says troops exchanged fire with North Korean soldiers across border after its guard post was targetted
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South Korea says troops exchanged fire with North Korean soldiers across border after its guard post was targetted

The Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said in a statement that North Korean troops fired several bullets at a South Korean guard post inside the heavily fortified border. South Korea fired two rounds in response after issuing a warning broadcast, it said.

North Korean State media reports first 'public appearance' of Kim Jong-un after weeks of speculation over his health
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North Korean State media reports first 'public appearance' of Kim Jong-un after weeks of speculation over his health

After weeks of intense speculation about the health of Kim Jong Un, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday the North Korean leader attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, the first report of his appearance since 11 April.

Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un’s health shows South Korea's limited intelligence network in Pyongyang, casts doubts on future of North Korean government
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Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un’s health shows South Korea's limited intelligence network in Pyongyang, casts doubts on future of North Korean government

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's prolonged public absence has led to rumors of ill health and worries about how it could influence the future of what one analyst calls Northeast Asia's Achilles’ heel

Train, which likely belongs to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, spotted in resort town of Wonsan, reports think-tank
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Train, which likely belongs to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, spotted in resort town of Wonsan, reports think-tank

Though the group said it was probably Kim Jong-un’s train, Reuters has not been able to confirm that independently, or whether he was in Wonsan.

China dispatches team to North Korea, including medical experts, to advise on Kim Jong-un, says report
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China dispatches team to North Korea, including medical experts, to advise on Kim Jong-un, says report

The trip by the Chinese doctors and officials comes amid conflicting reports about the health of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Reuters was unable to immediately determine what the trip by the Chinese team signaled in terms of Kim’s health.

South Korea or Taiwan's model of battling against COVID-19 may not work in India or West as culture shapes largely battle against pandemic
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South Korea or Taiwan's model of battling against COVID-19 may not work in India or West as culture shapes largely battle against pandemic

The pandemic, however, poses tougher questions still. No nation can remain locked down indefinitely. So, the key question is, will the lockdown measures be enough? If not, what may India do? Let’s return to data briefly to assess this question.

Centre asks Badminton federation to provide clarity on health status of Chinese shuttlers participating in India Open
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Centre asks Badminton federation to provide clarity on health status of Chinese shuttlers participating in India Open

Badminton Association of India is optimistic about China's participation in the India Open despite fears surrounding the coronavirus as Chinese shuttlers were in quarantine for almost a fortnight in Europe

Global recession likely if coronavirus becomes pandemic with infections surging in Italy, Korea: Moody's Analytics
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Global recession likely if coronavirus becomes pandemic with infections surging in Italy, Korea: Moody's Analytics

A global recession is likely if coronavirus becomes a pandemic, and the odds of that are uncomfortably high and rising with infections surging in Italy and Korea, Moody's Analytics said on Wednesday

Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought
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Coronavirus outbreak: One dead in South Korea; fear grips country after research suggests disease more contagious than thought

Research suggested it was more contagious than thought and China appealed to its Southeast Asian neighbours for solidarity

The rise and rise of Parasite: Bong Joon-ho's success illustrates how Korean New Wave is taking over award shows
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The rise and rise of Parasite: Bong Joon-ho's success illustrates how Korean New Wave is taking over award shows

The Korean New Wave, the international fascination with Korean entertainment and film industry, began in the 1990s, and if the international success of Parasite, the black comedy thriller by Bong Joon-ho, is anything to go by, this wave is only becoming bigger.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games

Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit

Moon Jae-in asserts ‘desperate need’ to improve South-North Korea ties, vows to continue efforts to facilitate Washington-Pyongyang communication
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Moon Jae-in asserts ‘desperate need’ to improve South-North Korea ties, vows to continue efforts to facilitate Washington-Pyongyang communication

There is a desperate need for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South’s President Moon said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military countermeasures’ to preserve North Korea’s security; may revive confrontation with US, say experts
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Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military countermeasures’ to preserve North Korea’s security; may revive confrontation with US, say experts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for active diplomatic and military countermeasures to preserve the country’s security in a lengthy speech at a key political conference possibly meant to legitimise major changes to his nuclear diplomacy with the United States

'Kim Jong-un may gift beautiful vase instead': Donald Trump downplays North Korea's 'Christmas gift' missile rumours
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'Kim Jong-un may gift beautiful vase instead': Donald Trump downplays North Korea's 'Christmas gift' missile rumours

President Donald Trump has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be planning to give him a nice present such as a beautiful vase for Christmas rather than a missile launch.