Articles about Seoul

Death of 16-month-old, abused by adoptive parents, angers South Korea

21 Jan 2021

Death of 16-month-old, abused by adoptive parents, angers South Korea

Last week, a South Korean woman went on trial on the charges of murder and child abuse in Seoul following the death of her 16-month-old adopted daughter.

Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations

10 Jul 2020

Mayor of South Korea's capital kills self after sexual-harassment allegations

Park Won-soon, the mayor of South Korea's capital Seoul, was found dead after a seven-hour long search, authorities said on Friday.

BJP's Shazia Ilmi confronts anti-India protesters in Seoul

18 Aug 2019

BJP's Shazia Ilmi confronts anti-India protesters in Seoul

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi took on protesters in South Korea's capital Seoul, who were carrying Pakistan's flags and raising anti-India slogans on Friday.

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

27 Jul 2019

This 6-year-old YouTuber just bought a Rs. 55cr property

While most of us would never be able to earn Rs. 55 crore in our lifetime (assuming we even live full lives), a six-year-old has just bought a posh building worth $8 million (Rs. 55 crore)!

Focusing on 6G network, Samsung launches new research center

06 Jun 2019

Focusing on 6G network, Samsung launches new research center

While there is still time for the 5G network and compatible devices to become mainstream, Samsung is already working on the next generation of mobile internet connectivity.

Seoul Olympics 100m race was fixed, claims Ben Johnson

02 Nov 2018

Seoul Olympics 100m race was fixed, claims Ben Johnson

Tainted Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson has alleged that the 1988 Seoul Olympics 100m race was fixed.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi honored with Seoul Peace Prize

24 Oct 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi honored with Seoul Peace Prize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.

Ben Johnson's 1988 Olympics dope test reports were tampered with

06 Oct 2018

Ben Johnson's 1988 Olympics dope test reports were tampered with

Canadian sprinter Benjamin Johnson was a popular figure in the sporting world and had won the 100m sprint at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games in record time (9.79 seconds).

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

19 Sep 2018

North Korea's Kim agrees to shut down missile sites 'permanently'?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will make a historic visit to Seoul "in the near future", he said today after a summit with the South's Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games

26 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games

Interestingly, there are several academies coming up around Seoul, which teach professional gaming to children.

Envisioned the notch design before iPhone X came out: LG

05 May 2018

Envisioned the notch design before iPhone X came out: LG

LG has unveiled its latest flagship G7 ThinkQ smartphone at an official showcase event in Seoul.

After US targets China, Beijing hits back with proposed tariffs

23 Mar 2018

After US targets China, Beijing hits back with proposed tariffs

Hitting back at the US' trade tariffs, China has proposed similar action on 128 US products, which had an import value of $3bn last year.

Meet the world's first flexible, walking robot!

27 Jun 2017

Meet the world's first flexible, walking robot!

Robots! We all have seen them. In this age, everyone knows what they are!

Jayaram loses in quarter-finals of 2016 Korea Open Super Series

30 Sep 2016

Jayaram loses in quarter-finals of 2016 Korea Open Super Series

India's campaign at the 2016 Korea Open Super Series ended after Ajay Jayaram lost in the quarter-final match.

World Bank confirms re-appointment of Jim Yong Kim as President

29 Sep 2016

World Bank confirms re-appointment of Jim Yong Kim as President

The World Bank announced that Jim Yong Kim has been re-appointed as the President.