US ambassador to South Korea shaves off his controversial 'colonial' moustache

The US ambassador to South Korea has shaved off his highly controversial moustache, saying it felt too hot under a mask in the summer months.Harry Harris' decision was diplomatic as well as practical, because the moustache has caused offence in South

US ambassador to South Korea shaves off his controversial 'colonial' moustache

South Korea may start charging passengers arriving with COVID-19

South Korean health officials said Tuesday they may start charging passengers arriving with COVID-19 for medical expenses, if the coronavirus influx continues to place a strain on the medical capacity.Yoon Tae-ho, director general for public health

No end to South China Sea disputes without code of conduct

A series of events, ranging from social unrest in the United States, Hong Kong and much of Europe to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected more than 15.6 million people and killed over 630,000 of them, should prove that 2020 has so far been a ve

Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever

From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, particularly among tech-savvy professionals.Kang Sung-mo, who runs an advertising production agency in Seoul

South Carolina: Two dead and eight injured following nightclub shooting

Two people have died and eight are injured following a shooting at a nightclub in the US, authorities have said.Sheriffs say gunfire broke out inside the Lavish Lounge, in Greenville County, South Carolina, just before 2am local time (7am in the UK)

South Africa reopens restaurants even as virus cases rise - Food

"I am breathing again," sighs Kanto Razafimandimby, on her first night out since South Africa reopened its restaurants and casinos as part of a gradual loosening of lockdown, even as the number of coronavirus continues to rise. "

South Pole warming three times faster than rest of Earth: Study - Environment

The South Pole has warmed three times faster than the rest of the planet in the last 30 years due to warmer tropical ocean temperatures, new research showed Monday.Antarctica's temperature varies widely according to season and region, and for ye

South Korean cinemas gear up for reboot as daily number of moviegoers exceed 400,000

A total of 409,544 people visited local cinemas on Saturday, surpassing 400,000 for the first time in over four months since the COVID-19 outbreak earlier this year.With new summer releases and state-funded discount coupons towing the recovery, the

US probing tire imports from South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam

The US Commerce Department said on Tuesday it had opened investigations into vehicle tire imports from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam to determine whether the tires are being sold at less than fair value.The department said it was also i