Asia Pacific

Coronavirus in South Korea: Nationwide cases of infection double

The spread of the new coronavirus has intensified around the world, with the number of cases more than doubling to 433 in South Korea.

Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus brings out anti-Chinese sentiment in South Korea

Racism witnessed globally spreads to South Korea as panic over new virus outbreak begins to take root.

Coronavirus brings out anti-Chinese sentiment in South Korea

Asia

South Korea: Emergency measures after rise in coronavirus cases

Millions of people urged to stay indoors as South Korea becomes the country with the highest number of coronavirus infections outside China.

AJ Impact

Germany, South Korea see coronavirus dragging down their exports

Manufacturers in the two large economies are being hurt by their dependence on Chinese supply chains, consumer demand.

Germany, South Korea see coronavirus dragging down their exports

Asia Pacific

South Korea on alert after first coronavirus death

South Korea has reported its first death from coronavirus outbreak, as number of cases globally approaches 75,000.

Asia Pacific

South Korean film sees new opportunity after Parasite Oscar

South Korean filmmakers have struggled to win global recognition but doors are opening after Parasite won the Oscar for Best Picture.

AJ Impact

Asian stocks fall after Apple warns of lower profit due to virus

As business casualties from the virus grow, Hong Kong and South Korea announce new measures to support their economies.

Asian stocks fall after Apple warns of lower profit due to virus

Science & Technology

Mother 'reunites' with dead daughter in virtual reality

Documentary by Korean channel has been watched more than 13 million times online and sparked a debate about voyeurism.

Mother 'reunites' with dead daughter in virtual reality

Asia Pacific

Baby shark in court: Legal tussle over children's hit song

US musician Johnny Only and his lawyers say the South Korean producers of Baby Shark plagiarised his song.

AJ Impact

Phone or makeup kit? Samsung unfolds its latest gadget

The South Korean firm also launched its new flagship series, the Galaxy S20, as competition among phone makers heats up.

Phone or makeup kit? Samsung unfolds its latest gadget

South Korea

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know

Parasite's multiple Oscar wins made history and headlines, but South Korean cinema has been delighting fans for decades.

After Parasite: Five Korean films you should know

Oscars

'Speechless': South Korea hails top Oscars prize for Parasite

Director Bong Joon-ho's movie became the first non-English-language film to win Hollywood's biggest prize.

'Speechless': South Korea hails top Oscars prize for Parasite

Oscars

Oscars 2020: Full list of winners and nominees

South Korea's Parasite makes history by winning four Oscars at the 92nd Academy Awards while 1917 walks away with three.

Oscars 2020: Full list of winners and nominees

Cinema

Parasite makes history at Oscars with Best Picture win

South Korean satire becomes first film in Academy Awards' 92-year history to win top accolade.

Parasite makes history at Oscars with Best Picture win

Cinema

Parasite: The South Korean film wowing the world

Parasite has already won 150 awards and could become the first non-English film to win 'Best Picture' at the Oscars.

Parasite: The South Korean film wowing the world