Ten million French tune in for Women's World Cup opener
Some ten million viewers tuned in to see the Women's World Cup opening game on Friday as the 24 nation tournament got off to a colourful start. The tournament is being broadcast by both public and cable television in France with Friday's opener, a 4-0 win for France over South Korea, going out on the…
Women's World Cup: Everything you should know about the Super Falcons
For many, many years the Super Falcons have been a team of disparate parts cobbled together in the shortest time frame possible and expected to perform optimally with very little preparation. To their credit, they have almost always delivered, especially on the continent where they have won nine of 11 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations.…
Controversy over South Korean ban on corporal punishment at home
A law allowing South Korean parents to physically discipline their children is to be scrapped, authorities said, prompting controversy in a country where hierarchical family values still predominate.
Antonio inflicts Spurs first defeat at new stadium
Mauricio Pochettino admitted his Tottenham stars are suffering from fatigue after they lost for the first time at their new stadium as Michail Antonio fired West Ham to a surprise 1-0 victory on Saturday. Pochettino's side had won all four matches at their new £1 billion Tottenham Hotspur stadium. But Antonio's clinical second half strike…
The future of drone technology
Sir: A few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to speak at #South Korea’s leading Drone Conference, #DroneKorea2019, along with leading members of the country’s military establishment and aviation leaders. All I can say is that the near future is going to be radically different from what we think it might be. 1. The world’s military…
South Korea's Moon seeks fourth summit with Kim
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is willing to go anywhere to meet Kim Jong Un for a fourth summit, he said Monday, hailing the North Korean leader's willingness to salvage high-stakes talks with the United States.
Moon, Trump meet in wake of North Korea summit failure
South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday to try and find a path forward from the debris of a failed nuclear summit between the US president and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
World's first 5G phone released in South Korea
Telecom giant Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative technology.
One dead in South Korea blaze
An enormous fire erupted Thursday in the South Korean border town of Goseong, leaving at least one dead, destroying dozens of homes and forcing more than 3,000 people to evacuate, the Yonhap news agency reported. Strong winds fanned the flames in the town, located in mountainous northeastern Gangwon province near the frontier with North Korea,…
South Korea to launch world's first national 5G networks
South Korea launches the world’s first fully-fledged 5G mobile networks Friday, a transformational leap that already has superpowers sparring for control of an innovation that could potentially change the day-to-day lives of billions of people.