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Lee Kyoung-hyun, a popular YouTuber shaman, at her shaman parlor in Seoul on May 13
WORLD / Society
Jun 10, 2024
South Korea's young shamans revive ancient tradition with social media
Google Trends shows that searches on YouTube for "shaman" and "fortune-telling" in Korean have nearly doubled over the past five years.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a salvo super-large rocket artillery, at an unconfirmed location in North Korea.
ASIA PACIFIC
May 31, 2024
North Korea says 18-missile salvo was warning to South
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guided the firing drill of the 600mm "super-large" multiple rocket launchers, state news agency KCNA reported.
LY said in November that there had been unauthorized access of its systems by a third party via Naver's cloud system, causing the leak of the personal data records of more than 300,000 Line users and others.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 10, 2024
Naver exploring options including stake sale in Line operator
Naver apologized for a recent security breach that led the Japanese government to issue administrative guidance.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sits in the driver's seat of a new battle tank on Wednesday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 14, 2024
North Korea's Kim 'drives' new tank during mock battle
Kim expressed "great satisfaction" that the new type of main battle tank successfully demonstrated its striking power.
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's disapproval ratings stood at 59%, according to a recent poll, up from 37% when elected last year.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics / ANALYSIS
Sep 22, 2023
South Korea's Yoon lambasts critics, calling them ‘communists’
The remarks may rally his conservative base and distract from unease about some of his policies, but it risks fueling division and alienating some voters.
A missile is displayed during a military parade in Pyongyang on Thursday.
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 28, 2023
Russian, Chinese officials join Kim Jong Un at military parade
The widely anticipated parade on Thursday night commemorated the 70th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, celebrated in North Korea as "Victory Day."
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 26, 2023
South Korea unveils plans to curb soaring private education spending
The move comes as South Korean President Yoon suk-yeol this month criticized college entrance tests that incorporate questions not in the curriculum at public schools.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Apr 24, 2023
South Koreans tap cash-giving apps to help offset rising living costs
The trend shows people are going the extra mile to help overcome an increasingly dire economic situation, experts said.

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