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QFC eyeing more South Korea firms amid increasing trade ties

QFC eyeing more South Korea firms amid increasing trade ties

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC) is eyeing more South Korean firms in view of the growing trade relation between the two countries.

Embattled S.Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

Embattled S.Korea justice minister resigns amid protests

South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, mired in a corruption scandal involving his family, resigned on Monday after just over a month on the job, saying his appointment had become a political burden for the government.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks

North Korea fired what appeared to be a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul said Wednesday, just days before Washington and Pyongyang were set to resume long-stalled nuclear talks.

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Sept 6 in South Korea

Samsung's Galaxy Fold will go on sale on Sept 6 in South Korea

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will go on sale on Friday in South Korea, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday.

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

South Korea to drop Japan from its fast-track trade 'white list'

South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its ‘white list’ of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries.

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korea says latest test was 'new weapon'

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ‘new weapon’ test, state media reported Sunday, the latest in a series of launches that US President Donald Trump has played down as Washington ...

US, S. Korea defy North's warnings, start joint drills

US, S. Korea defy North's warnings, start joint drills

Seoul and Washington began annual joint military exercises on Monday, defying warnings from Pyongyang that the war games will jeopardise nuclear negotiations

Qatar Youth Hostels attends World Youth Rally in Seoul

Qatar Youth Hostels attends World Youth Rally in Seoul

Qatar Youth Hostels participated in the 44th World Youth Rally in Seoul, South Korea. The event was organised by the Korean Youth Hostel

Japan-S.Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again

Japan-S.Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again

A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday

S.Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane

S.Korea fires hundreds of warning shots at Russian military plane

South Korean warplanes fired hundreds of warning shots at a Russian military aircraft that entered South Korean airspace on Tuesday, defence officials in Seoul said

Pirates steal cash, sailors belongings in Korean cargo ship robbery

Pirates steal cash, sailors belongings in Korean cargo ship robbery

Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship in the South China Sea early on Monday, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and even the sailors' shoes, South Korean authorities said.

US adviser Bolton travels to Japan, S.Korea amid trade dispute

US adviser Bolton travels to Japan, S.Korea amid trade dispute

US national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea, two key allies of Washington that are embroiled in a trade dispute.