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At $100,000 a head, the puppies in western Seoul don't come cheap -- but at least their owners know exactly what they are getting.
'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.
South Korea's Samsung announced the launch of its mobile payment service in China, a market its arch-rival Apple entered six weeks ago.
A Google-developed computer programme won the machine vs human challenge against South Korean Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol.
Official moves towards the deployment -- fiercely opposed by China -- of a US missile defence system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military threat.
"Gangnam Style" star Psy acknowledged that he could never repeat the phenomenal global success of his 2012 hit, but said he was perfectly happy being "just another" K-pop artist.
South Korean singer Psy is set to release his first album for more than three years, with the "Gangnam Style" star vowing a return "to his roots".
South Korea's Samsung Electronics pulled out of an extended earnings dive, reporting a nearly 30 percent surge in third-quarter net profit and announcing a $10 billion share buyback.
We expected the power plant to be launched in 2018. However, with modernization of the already operating power plants and a decrease in consumption, the actual demand for the Balkhash power plant capabilities will be seen around 2022: Vice Minister of Energy.
North and South Korean families divided by war for more than 60 years said a final, traumatic farewell after a reunion event that, for most, marked the last time they will ever see each other.
US President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart stressed their readiness to "engage" nuclear-armed North Korea Friday, albeit with conditions.
Two productions which paint vastly different portraits of modern existence have taken home the major award at Asia’s most prestigious film festival, with judges praising both for their ability to celebrate life.
FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-Joon on Tuesday accused Sepp Blatter of trying to smear him via the body's ethics committee, in a bid to force the South Korean to drop his candidacy.
NoreumMachi, a South Korean musical band, is performing at Astana Opera for the first time as a part of the International Silk Way Festival.
Asia’s most influential film festival kicks off in the South Korean port city of Busan, celebrating its 20th anniversary at a time of growing regional clout in the global movie market.
North and South Korea agreed to hold a reunion in October for families separated by the Korean War, following all-night talks between their respective Red Cross branches.
Troubled British retail giant Tesco agreed Monday to sell South Korean unit Homeplus to a consortium led by private equity firm MBK Partners for more than £4.0 billion.
Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s The Owners (2014) has been included in the Asian Cinema 100 by the Busan International Film Festival and the Busan Cinema Center.
World premier of a Kazakhstani film Walnut-tree (Zhangak tal) directed by Yerlan Nurmukhambetov will take place during the 20th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea,
Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market.
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