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North Korea skips Math Olympiad, possibly due to cultural exposure concern

Despite the reopening of its borders and participation in various international events and sports competitions, North Korea did not participate in this year’s International...

Mukbang YouTuber Tzuyang to file lawsuit against ‘cyber wreckers’

YouTuber Tzuyang said she would file a complaint with the prosecutors' office against YouTubers for blackmailing her with her troublesome past. The legal representatives of...

Explainer: How China’s cash-strapped youth worsen Korea’s tourism deficit

Korea’s economic and business scenes unfold in such an intricate way that the headline numbers and official statements fall short of explaining what is...

South Korean President Yoon condemns Trump rally shooting as ‘hideous act’

Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol said Sunday that he was “appalled by the hideous act of political violence” after former U.S. President Donald Trump...

Samsung Electronics invests in U.S. DNA-sequencing firm Element Biosciences

Samsung Electronics has invested in U.S. biotech firm Element Biosciences, the company said Friday, banking on the future of AI-fused biotech business The Korean IT...

Korea’s ‘Star Wars’ era begins as laser drone killer enters mass production

The South Korean military will begin mass production of an anti-aircraft laser weapon capable of shooting down North Korean drones. The Laser Air Defense Weapon,...

North Korean military official in China flees with $30M from weapons project

It was reported that a high-ranking North Korean military official, responsible for managing funds for the country’s “weapons modernization” project, embezzled $30 million and...

North Korea executes 30 teens for watching South Korean TV shows

North Korea has reportedly executed around 30 teenage students for watching South Korean dramas. Citing a South Korean government official, local cable channel TV Chosun...

Galaxy Ring hands-on: It’s not fancy, but smart for tracking daily vitals

"Energy score: 57" "Try avoiding late-night snacks and alcohol" The Samsung Health app on the Galaxy Z Flip 6 displayed messages like these based on data...

North Korea orders immediate repatriation of workers following China’s directive

In a recent development, reports have surfaced that China has demanded the repatriation of North Korean workers, amid growing speculation of deteriorating relations between...