South Korean

  • South Korean ferry death toll reaches 113 22-04-2014 06:36 PM

    Seoul: The toll in last week's South Korean ferry capsize off the country's southwestern coast reached 113 on Tuesday as divers searched intensively inside the submerged hull. So far, 113 people have been confirmed dead, and 189 others are still missing. The number of those rescued has been changed to...
  • Search operation on for sunken Korean ferry, 244 people still missing 21-04-2014 10:59 AM

    Search operations continue in the Yellow Sea for any sign of passengers from a sunken South Korean ferry with at least 244 people still missing. The search crews brought more than a dozen bodies to shore on Sunday, bringing the death toll to 58. ...
  • Captain of ill-fated Korean ferry praised safety in promotional video 21-04-2014 09:58 AM

    Jindo: The captain of a ferry that sank off South Korea's southwestern tip with hundreds feared dead said in a promotional video four years ago that the journey was safe - as long as passengers followed the instructions of the crew. The irony is the crew ordered the passengers, mostly...
  • Divers pull bodies from sunken South Korean ferry, toll rises to 50 20-04-2014 05:10 PM

    The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim recovery effort. About 250 people are...
  • Bodies retrieved from South Korean ferry, toll reaches 36 20-04-2014 07:30 AM

    Jindo (South Korea): Three bodies were retrieved for the first time on late Saturday night from the sunken South Korean ferry, the emergency management headquarters said on Sunday. The bodies were retrieved from inside the hull of the submerged ship at 11.48 pm on Saturday, the first such recovery nearly...
  • Divers enter South Korean ferry in the hunt for survivors 18-04-2014 09:29 AM

    Mokpo/Jindo: A team of eight divers had entered a capsized South Korean ferry on Friday and was searching for survivors, although they were unlikely to find anyone alive from among hundreds still missing more than 48 hours after the vessel began sinking. YTN television said that divers had searched the...
  • South Korea: College roof collapses, kills 10 18-02-2014 08:54 AM

    Kathmandu: A resort auditorium's roof loaded down with snow and rain collapsed during a welcoming ceremony for South Korean university freshmen, killing 10 and injuring more than 100, officials said Tuesday. Emergency staff worked through the night to pull people from beneath twisted metal and other debris and rush the...
  • Egypt: South Korean tourists killed in Sinai bombing 17-02-2014 09:45 AM

    Cairo: An explosion tore through a bus filled with South Korean sightseers in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, killing at least four people and raising fears that Islamic militants have renewed a bloody campaign to wreck Egypt's tourism industry. The bombing near the tip of the Red Sea's Gulf of...
  • Justin Bieber records new song with South Korean singer 24-11-2013 02:11 PM

    Los Angeles: South Korean star G-Dragon has revealed that he has collaborated with teen pop sensation Justin Bieber for a new song. G-Dragon, 25, said that he had 'finished' recording new music with Bieber and the tune would come out 'sometime next year', reported Ace Showbiz. "But more than it...
  • North Korea moves two more missile launchers: Report 21-04-2013 01:40 PM

    Seoul: North Korea has moved two short-range missile launchers to its east coast, apparently indicating it is pushing ahead with preparations for a test launch, a South Korean news agency reported on Sunday. South Korea and its allies have been expecting some sort of North Korean missile launch during weeks...
  • Psy's new single 'I am a mother father gentleman' is out! 12-04-2013 11:33 AM

    Seoul: South Korean rapper Psy released his much-anticipated new single on Thursday hoping to repeat the success of 'Gangnam Style' that made him the biggest star to emerge from the growing K-pop music scene. The video for 'Gangnam Style' has become the most watched item on YouTube with more than...
  • 'Pentagon spy agency says N Korea can launch nuclear missile' 12-04-2013 03:27 AM

    Washington: A Pentagon spy agency concluded with "moderate confidence" that North Korea has the ability to launch nuclear-armed ballistic missiles but the weapons would probably be unreliable, officials said on Thursday. A study dated March by the Defense Intelligence Agency appeared to be the first time the Pentagon spy agency...
  • Japan deploys anti-missiles in Tokyo to counter North Korean threat 09-04-2013 08:26 PM

    New Delhi: Japan has deployed missile interceptors in key locations around Tokyo as a precaution against possible North Korean ballistic missile tests. The Patriot missiles were deployed at Japan's defence ministry headquarters and at bases farther away from central Tokyo. North Korea is believed to have moved ballistic missiles to...
  • North Korea test-fired missile on Monday: Report 19-12-2011 05:26 PM

    Seoul: North Korea test-fired a short-range missile on its eastern coast on Monday, the day its leader Kim Jong-il's death was announced, South Korean media reported. An unnamed South Korean official was quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying he did not believe the launch was linked to the announcement...
  • Titles decided, it's time to look at 2012

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    Yet another race and yet another win for Seb Vettel. This time it's South Korea. It won't be an exaggeration to say that the 2011...

  • Kubica quickest in South Korean GP practice 23-10-2010 11:37 AM

    Yeongam: Renault's Robert Kubica put the Formula One title contenders in the shade with the fastest lap in Saturday's final South Korean Grand Prix practice. The Pole, whose only race victory was in Canada with BMW-Sauber in 2008, lapped the hastily-completed and slippery new Yeongam track with a best time...
  • Hey Jude, this 4-yr-old is an Internet star 10-05-2008 09:49 PM

    Dubai: A recent reduction in Test draws is due to pitches around the world offering a better balance between the bat and ball, International Cricket Council (ICC) pitches consultant Andy Atkinson said on Tuesday. The ICC, the game's governing body, said in a news release on Tuesday that the number...