BTS Make Historic No. 1 Debut On Billboard Hot 100 With "Life Goes On"
Trailblazing South Korean boyband BTS have become the first group to have a foreign-language song enter the US Billboard chart at number one, in the latest musical record to be re-written by the K-pop sensation. "Life Goes On", sung predominantly in Korean, topped the US Hot 100 in its debut week, Billboard said Monday, the…
Okonjo-Iweala’s chances for WTO DG brighten as rival withdraws
Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of securing the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) brightened yesterday as South Korea withdrew its candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, from the race.
Top Four Destinations For The Tech-Savvy Travellers
For tech-savvy travellers, a trip to a greek beach or some exotic location is not enough, they are most likely to feel at home in a tech-friendly environment. And where best to explore than cities at the forefront of technology? Below are some of the four most advanced tech destinations you should visit: Silicon Valley…
South Korea's ex-president Lee Myung-bak goes back to prison
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak headed to prison on Monday after a Seoul court upheld a 17-year term on corruption charges.
"Baby Shark" Becomes Most-Watched Video On YouTube
"Baby Shark", the wildly infectious children's song about a family of sharks, has become the most-watched YouTube video on Monday, with more than seven billion plays. The bane of parents and teachers worldwide, the South Korea-produced song has gone from the realm of children's YouTube to a global viral sensation, with a catchy and addictive…
Nigeria lobbies U.S., South Korea, others for Okonjo-Iweala
Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Mariam Katagum, has said Nigeria is reaching out to the United States of America (USA) and South Korea to have Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
Time for disruptive developmental strategies
One of the common denominators of the history of Nigeria is what could have been. From comparison to other nation at independence with the same developmental indexes such as South Korea
North Korea shot dead 'defector' from South and burnt body: Seoul
North Korean soldiers shot dead a suspected South Korean defector at sea and burned his body as a coronavirus precaution after he was interrogated in the water over several hours, Seoul military officials said Thursday.
Groups call on South Korean government to reaffirm UN declaration on human rights
Coalitions of Human Rights groups have called on the South Korean government to reaffirm the country’s Constitution and the United Nations (UN) Declaration of Human Rights and to accord the same protection to its citizens without fear or favour at all times. The group also said that all oppression and discrimination against any minority religious…