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Jirisan, starring Jun Ji-hyun and Ju Ji-hoon, gets exclusive iQiyi release outside S. Korea

Jun Ji-hyun plays a national park ranger who rescues people from forest fires.

17/9/2021 12:01:00 PM

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Horse racing-Jockey De La Sayette gets six-month ban for cocaine use

Horse racing-Jockey De La Sayette gets six-month ban for cocaine use

17/9/2021 6:03:00 AM

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FOOD REVIEW: Fall in love with Eggslut, and its food

Singapore is Eggslut's very first Southeast Asian outpost.

17/9/2021 5:30:00 AM

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Commentary: North Korean missiles tests – Kim Jong Un won’t stop and options are shrinking

North Korea has made impressive strides in missile technology, which is bad news for the US, South Korea and the world, says Professor Robert E Kelly.

17/9/2021 1:58:00 AM

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Asia supercharges vaccination efforts after slow start, U.S. lags

Japan and South Korea have passed the United States in terms of those who have received at least one dose and are fast catching up with the second.

17/9/2021 1:06:00 AM

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UK woman installs locks on fridge and cupboards to prevent 10kg pet cat from stealing food

The cat was persistent 🤣

16/9/2021 6:46:00 PM

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Afghanistan women's youth soccer team escapes to Pakistan

Their departure comes as part of a wider exodus of female stars after the Taliban takeover.

16/9/2021 12:17:00 PM

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Japan firms see economy recovering to pre-COVID level in FY2022

Japan firms see economy recovering to pre-COVID level in FY2022

16/9/2021 2:23:00 AM

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Kwon Yuri to make big screen comeback

The SNSD member will star in the lead in the indie movie, 'Dolphin'

16/9/2021 2:19:00 AM

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North Korea says tested new railway-borne missile system to strike 'threatening forces'

North Korea says tested new railway-borne missile system to strike 'threatening forces'

16/9/2021 1:49:00 AM

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DoorDash sues New York City over customer data law, second lawsuit in week

DoorDash sues New York City over customer data law, second lawsuit in week

15/9/2021 7:01:00 PM

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UK woman installs locks on fridge and cupboards to prevent 10kg pet cat from stealing food

UK woman installs locks on fridge and cupboards to prevent 10kg pet cat from stealing food

15/9/2021 4:45:00 PM

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Rival Koreas test missiles hours apart, raising tensions

South Korea’s presidential office said it conducted its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test on Wednesday afternoon.

15/9/2021 1:00:00 PM

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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles: South Korea military

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles: South Korea military

15/9/2021 9:30:00 AM

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Forming a strong foundation in Chinese, the fun way

Forming a strong foundation in Chinese, the fun way

15/9/2021 7:08:00 AM

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Meet Rozy, South Korea’s first virtual human influencer based on AI that has landed over 100 sponsorships

Rozy's age will forever remain the same at 22.

15/9/2021 6:30:00 AM

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BTS issued diplomatic passports for UN session

While on official business, BTS will enjoy privileges such as diplomatic immunity and exemption from airport inspections.

15/9/2021 6:04:00 AM

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A taste of Japan keeps Don Don Donki bustling despite pandemic; 2 new Singapore stores planned

15/9/2021 5:26:00 AM

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South Korea jobless rate falls to record low in August

South Korea jobless rate falls to record low in August

15/9/2021 3:11:00 AM

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South Korea jobless rate falls to record low in August

South Korea jobless rate falls to record low in August

15/9/2021 2:25:00 AM

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Japan manufacturers' mood falls to 5-month low in Sept - Reuters Tankan

Japan manufacturers' mood falls to 5-month low in Sept - Reuters Tankan

15/9/2021 2:11:00 AM

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EXPLAINER: Missile tests renew North Korea's regional threat

Experts say the missiles launched over the weekend resemble in appearance US Tomahawk cruise missiles, and are likely designed to overwhelm the missile defences of North Korea's neighbours.

14/9/2021 5:15:00 PM

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Top Chinese, Singapore officials meet to reaffirm ties

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he had a “productive and candid' discussion with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi covering international and regional developments.

14/9/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Football: Geylang player tests positive for COVID-19; entire squad self-isolating and will undergo tests

Football: Geylang player tests positive for COVID-19; entire squad self-isolating and will undergo tests

14/9/2021 1:53:00 PM

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Meet Rozy, South Korea’s first virtual human influencer based on AI that has landed over 100 sponsorships

Meet Rozy, South Korea’s first virtual human influencer based on AI that has landed over 100 sponsorships

14/9/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Chinese students hit by US visa rejections amid tension

Chinese students hit by US visa rejections amid tension

14/9/2021 5:02:00 AM

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UN chief urges donors to give Afghans 'lifeline'

UN chief Antonio Guterres stressed that Afghans were experiencing 'one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world' even before the Taliban takeover on 15 August.

14/9/2021 4:30:00 AM

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UN faces rival claims for Myanmar seat, doubts over Afghanistan

UN faces rival claims for Myanmar seat, doubts over Afghanistan

14/9/2021 4:15:00 AM

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Champions League rivals should be careful of Barca: Aguero

Champions League rivals should be careful of Barca: Aguero

14/9/2021 3:00:00 AM

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The UN warns that Afghanistan will enter 'universal poverty' within a year following the Taliban's takeover

Within a year, the poverty rate in Afghanistan will hover at a whopping 97% or 98%.

14/9/2021 1:34:00 AM

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Environmental threats are biggest challenge to human rights: UN

Environmental threats are biggest challenge to human rights: UN

13/9/2021 10:44:00 PM

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UN chief urges donors to give Afghans 'lifeline'

UN chief urges donors to give Afghans 'lifeline'

13/9/2021 7:19:00 PM

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Fully vaccinated Sydney residents meet for picnics as COVID-19 lockdown rules relax

Fully vaccinated Sydney residents meet for picnics as COVID-19 lockdown rules relax

13/9/2021 12:17:00 PM

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North Korea test-fires new 'long-range cruise missile': KCNA

SEOUL — North Korea test-fired a new

13/9/2021 4:30:00 AM

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NKorea test-fires new 'long-range cruise missile': KCNA

The test launches took place on both Saturday and Sunday.

13/9/2021 1:52:00 AM

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North Korea test-fires long-range cruise missile: KCNA

North Korea test-fires long-range cruise missile: KCNA

13/9/2021 1:23:00 AM

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6 Places In South Korea You Simply Must Visit One Day

Bookmark these places for later.

10/9/2021 9:01:00 AM

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North Korea puts hazmat suits on parade for national day, but no missiles

North Korea puts hazmat suits on parade for national day, but no missiles

10/9/2021 7:45:00 AM

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North Korea puts hazmat suits on parade for national day, but no missiles

WATCH: Soldiers in bright orange hazmat suits and gas masks march in North Korea's national day parade in celebration of its 73rd anniversary.

10/9/2021 7:12:00 AM

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Four-year-old canine becomes South Korea’s first honorary rescue dog after helping authorities find its owner

PETALING JAYA, September 9 — Four-year-old dog Baekgu has been appointed South Korea’s first honorary rescue dog on Monday after helping authorities find its owner. CNN reported that the dog...

Wholesome

10/9/2021 7:00:00 AM

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Epic Games asks Apple to allow Fortnite's re-release in South Korea after passage of new law

Epic Games asks Apple to allow Fortnite's re-release in South Korea after passage of new law

10/9/2021 4:47:00 AM

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Epic Games asks Apple to allow 'Fortnite' to return in South Korea

Epic Games asks Apple to allow 'Fortnite' to return in South Korea

10/9/2021 4:06:00 AM

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Machines not missiles on show at North Korea anniversary parade

Thursday's parade was the first of its kind and was intended 'totally for domestic purposes', an analyst said.

9/9/2021 12:30:00 PM

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S.Korea planning to live 'more normally' with COVID-19 after October

South Korea is in the middle of its worst wave of infections, but it has kept the number of severely ill cases under control through steadily rising vaccination rates.

9/9/2021 7:00:00 AM

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S Korea central bank expects policy rate hike to slow household debt growth

S Korea central bank expects policy rate hike to slow household debt growth

9/9/2021 6:15:00 AM

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Olympics: North Korea suspended from IOC after Tokyo no-show

Olympics: North Korea suspended from IOC after Tokyo no-show

8/9/2021 8:50:00 PM

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Australia's New South Wales reports rise in Covid-19 cases; vaccinations accelerate

8/9/2021 1:30:00 PM

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Cricket: New Zealand and South Africa to play test series in England in 2022

Cricket: New Zealand and South Africa to play test series in England in 2022

8/9/2021 1:05:00 PM

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South Korea planning to live 'more normally' with COVID-19 after October

South Korea planning to live 'more normally' with COVID-19 after October

8/9/2021 1:05:00 PM

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South Florida Physician Says She Will Not See Unvaccinated Patients

'The health of the public takes priority over the rights of any given individual in this situation,' Dr. Linda Marraccini wrote.

8/9/2021 8:05:00 AM

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Football:Grant header keeps Australia perfect, South Korea down Lebanon

Football:Grant header keeps Australia perfect, South Korea down Lebanon

7/9/2021 5:38:00 PM

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South Korea successfully launches homegrown SLBM: report

South Korea joins only a handful of countries to have successfully developed a submarine-launched ballistic missile.

7/9/2021 3:30:00 PM

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