French artist Miguel Chevalier

The immersive world of Miguel Chevalier

Digital art may be very common today but 40 years ago, it was not recognised as “art” with non-enthusiasts regarding it as a waste of time and effort. “In the…

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A South Korean man holds a placard in front of a building housing the Japanese embassy in Seoul on August 24.//AFP

More than 10 arrested trying to enter Japan embassy in Seoul over Fukushima: police

More than 10 people were arrested Thursday for trying to enter the Japanese embassy in Seoul during a protest over the release of Fukushima wastewater, police told AFP. “More than…

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Houses collapsed from a landslide caused by heavy rain are seen in Yecheon, South Korea, Sunday, July 16, 2023. (Photo by Yun Kwan-shick/Yonhap via AP)

Thai woman among the flood fatalities in South Korea

A Thai woman has died in a flash flood in Gyeongsangbuk-do, over 200km southeast of Seoul. She was among 39 fatalities in recent flooding and land-slides in South Korea, after…

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Seoul airport bus to rely on hydrogen by 2030

Seoul metropolitan government announces that all airport buses will be replaced by hydrogen buses by 2030. Most of airport buses are diesel-powered at present. This airport bus travels between Incheon…

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This picture taken on March 9, 2023 and released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 10 shows North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un (R) observing the Mars Artillery Unit, responsible for important operational missions of the Korean People’s Army Western Front, as it conducts fire attack training, at an undisclosed location. STR / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP

North Korea adopts war deterrence measures: state media

North Korea has decided to take “important practical” war deterrence measures, state media reported Sunday, a day before Seoul and Washington begin their largest joint military drills in five years….

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Thai King sends condolence letter to South Korea following Itaewon tragedy

The King of Thailand has expressed his condolences to South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol over the Halloween stampede in Itaewon district of Seoul on Saturday night, in which at least…

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A man offers a flower at a joint memorial altar for victims of the deadly Halloween crowd surge, in Naksopyeong, near the district of Itaewon in Seoul on October 31, 2022. (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE / AFP)

South Korea mourns Halloween crowd surge victims

South Koreans gathered Monday at memorials honouring the 154 people killed in a crowd surge at Halloween celebrations, as authorities faced accusations that lax crowd control had caused the disaster….

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People look at the scene there the October 29 Halloween stampede occured in the capital’s popular Itaewon district in Seoul on October 30, 2022. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

One Thai dies as another recounts her Halloween nightmare in Seoul

A Thai tourist is confirmed to have died in the Halloween stampede in South Korea, Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul confirmed today (Sunday). No further information on the fatality is…

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Revellers gather in the neighbourhood of Itaewon in Seoul on October 30, 2022, near to the location where a Halloween stampede took place. – More than 140 people were killed on October 29 and some 150 were injured in a horrific stampede in central Seoul when a large crowd celebrating Halloween crammed into a narrow street, officials said. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)

More than 150 killed in Halloween stampede in Seoul

(AFP) – More than 150 people were killed and scores more were injured in a deadly stampede at a packed Halloween event in central Seoul late Saturday, officials said, in…

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File photo shows a South Korean soldier takes a position in front of a cosmetic shop during an anti-terror drill as part of the massive annual “Hoguk Exercise” at a subway station in Seoul. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE / AFP)

South Korea kicks off military drills amid talk of North Korean nuclear test

South Korea’s troops kicked off their annual Hoguk defense drills on Monday, designed to boost their ability to respond to North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats amid simmering tension over…

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FILE PHOTO: General view during the test firing of what state media report is a North Korean “new type” of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in this undated photo released on March 24, 2022 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS

U.S. special representative for N.Korea to visit Seoul to discuss missile launches

SEOUL, April 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. envoy for North Korea will visit Seoul next week for meetings with South Korean counterparts to discuss the international response to the North’s recent intercontinental…

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North Korea fires ‘multiple rocket launchers’: Seoul

North Korea fired multiple rocket launchers on Sunday, Seoul said, the latest in a series of provocations by the nuclear-armed nation to heighten tensions in the region. Pyongyang launched a string of…

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Couples leave a pub during the curfew hours starting at 9:00 p.m., as part of tightened social distancing rules to contain a surge in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Seoul, South Korea, December 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

S.Korea reports first deaths linked to Omicron coronavirus variant – Yonhap

SEOUL, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Two people who posthumously tested positive for the highly contagious Omicron variant of the coronavirus appear to be the first such reported deaths in the…

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FILE PHOTO: A couple wearing masks to protect against contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walk along a street in Seoul, South Korea, April 3, 2020. REUTERS/Heo Ran

South Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 peak

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases on Monday for the first time since its Feb. 29 peak as daily infections in Asia’s largest outbreak…

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