5th case of Zika virus confirmed in S. Korea

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 5th case of Zika virus confirmed in S. Korea 

SEOUL, May 11 — The fifth case of Zika virus infection in South Korea has been found in a 39-year-old man who recently came back from a business trip to the Philippines, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said Wednesday.

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S. Korean woman suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on S. Korean woman suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam 

HO CHI MINH CITY, May 9 — A 25-year-old South Korean woman was suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam, local media reported Monday.

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China calls on parties to Korean conflict to deescalate tensions

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on China calls on parties to Korean conflict to deescalate tensions 

BEIJING, Jan. 11 — Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei stated that china resolutely opposed North Korea's nuclear tests.

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S.Korea's consumer prices rise 1% in Nov.

December 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on S.Korea's consumer prices rise 1% in Nov. 

SEOUL, Dec. 1 — Consumer prices in South Korea advanced 1 percent in November from a year earlier, escaping from a zero-percent level for the first time in 12 months, a government report showed Tuesday.

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US OKs new USD110-M anti-ship missile sale to South Korea

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on US OKs new USD110-M anti-ship missile sale to South Korea 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 — The Department of State has given the go-ahead for the sale of 19 Harpoon anti-ship missiles and maintenance kits to South Korea worth USD110 million.

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S.Korea's industrial output rises 2.4% in September

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on S.Korea's industrial output rises 2.4% in September 

SEOUL, Oct. 30 — Industrial output in South Korea rose 2.4 percent in September from a month earlier, keeping a upward trend for four straight months, a government report showed Friday.

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DOT: PHL sees positive tourism growth from South Korea after air talks next month

October 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOT: PHL sees positive tourism growth from South Korea after air talks next month 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 19 (PNA) — Air talks between the Philippines and South Korea in November is seen to result in a positive trend for the growth of Korean tourists to the country, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Monday.

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5 Leon, Iloilo barangays get medical equipment from South Korea

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on 5 Leon, Iloilo barangays get medical equipment from South Korea 

ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 — South Korea-based organizations Medipeace Global Health and Babonanum Foundation recently turned over medical equipment to five barangay health stations in the Municipality of Leon, Iloilo.

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Indian U-12 team comes 2nd in Asian Youth Football

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indian U-12 team comes 2nd in Asian Youth Football 

New Delhi, Aug 10 — An Indian under-12 team, represented by Nagaland's Green wood School, finished second in the Asian Youth Football Festa 2015 held at Anseong, South Korea.

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22nd ASEAN Regional Forum to adopt several work plans and initiatives

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum to adopt several work plans and initiatives 

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 4 — The 22nd ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) on Thursday will see the adoption of several work plans and initiatives to guide the ARF process for the Inter-Sessional Year 2015/2016, said Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

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