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World

Thousands Don Face Masks At Mass Wedding Over Virus Fears

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Despite the virus fears, tens of thousands of couples tied the knot at the Unification Church's mass wedding in South Korea.

Thomas Baudinette

Thomas Baudinette

K-Pop Has A Mental Health Problem

6 min read

Warning: This article discusses suicide.

Music

Music

Two K-Pop Stars Convicted Of 'Special Quasi-Raping'

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Singer-song writer Jung Joon-young received a six year prison term and former boy band member Choi Jong-hoon will spend five years behind bars.

World

World

K-Pop Star Goo Hara Found Dead In Her Home

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K-pop star and TV celebrity Goo Hara has been found dead at her home in Seoul, police say.

News

News

Huge Oil Tanker Explosion Caught In Stunning Video, 10 People Injured

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The moment a fire spread across two oil tankers, injuring 10 people on Saturday, was captured in a dramatic footage exclusively obtained by Reuters.

World

World

Abattoir Charged After Slaughtering Winx's Half Brother

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After the butchering of the half brother of champion race horse Winx, animal cruelty charges have been filed against a South Korean abattoir, PETA has said.

World

World

Man Fleeing North Korea Arrested In DMZ

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A North Korean has been caught and is in South Korea's custody after crossing the inter-Korean border at the heavily-fortified Demilitarized Zone, according to the Yonhap news agency.

News

News

Aussie Water Polo Champions Celebrated At Korean Nightclub When Fatal Accident Hit

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At least two people are dead, and several more injured in South Korean nightclub collapse near World Aquatics Championships where Australian athletes were out celebrating.

World

World

A South Korean MP Is Pushing To Scrap The Country's 'Confusing' Ageing System

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A centuries-old age system in South Korea is being questioned, but traditionalists argue there is a place for traditional and 'Western' culture to coexist.

World

World

Thousands Of North Korean Women Sold Into Sex Slavery

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Tens of thousands of women are being trafficked into sexual slavery for pornography, according to a new report from the Korea Future Initiative.

Thomas Baudinette

Thomas Baudinette

Why Young Aussies Are Obsessed With Korean Pop Culture

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A band you may have never heard of has recently topped Australian streaming charts, breaking records and changing the shape of the Australian musical landscape forever.

World

World

Nearly 2,000 People Secretly Filmed And Live-Streamed In Hotel Rooms

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South Korean police said on Thursday they've arrested four people on suspicion of secretly taking videos of about 1,600 guests in hotel rooms and posting or streaming them on the internet.

News

News

Drunk Russian Sailor Crashes Cargo Ship Into Bridge

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Onlookers have captured the moment a ship crashed into a road bridge in South Korea, as cars skid to a halt just metres away.

World

World

South Korea's Largest Dog Slaughterhouse Has Shut Down

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Dog meat consumption in South Korea is declining, leading to the closure of slaughterhouses.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Why You Should Be Using Snails In Your Skincare

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Snail slime, snail mucin, snail essence ... call it what you want but it's the ingredient you need in your skincare.

World

World

North, South Korea To Hold Family Reunions

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Families from the North and South of Korea will have the chance to be reunited for the first time in three years.

Singapore Summit

Singapore Summit

Trump Surprises South Korea With Pledge To End Joint Military Exercises

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South Korea said they were not advised of the sudden change.

World

World

Korean Leaders Meet Again

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Seoul officials said the leaders exchanged views on paving the way for a US-North Korea summit.

World

World

North Korea Nuclear Test Site To Shut In May

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The US has warned North Korea it must take “irreversible” steps to denuclearize