France confirms first two cases of coronavirus
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French Health Ministry confirmed the first two cases of deadly corona...
China's Coronavirus afflictions claim 41 lives, nearly 1300 confirmed cases, 237 critical
The virus has spread to Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, N...
Seoul to send vessel to Strait of Hormuz after US pressure
Iran has been blamed for a series of attacks on shipping vessels in the strait, a ...
Hyundai Motor returns to profit in Q4 as SUV sales boost margins
South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co swung to a fourth-quarter profit from a loss a year earlier, helped by brisk sales of sport-utility vehicles. Its operating profit came in at 1.24 trillion won while a year earlier Hyundai had booked a 129.8 billion won loss.
Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus
Team leader Zhong Nanshan, a respiratory expert, said two people in Guangdong province in southern China caught the virus from family members, state media said. Some medical workers have also tested positive for the virus, the English-language China Daily newspaper reported.
Shinzo Abe says new unit will defend Japan from space tech threats
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Japan must also defend itself from threats in cyberspace and from electromagnetic interference against Japanese satellites. Concerns are growing that China and Russia are seeking ways to interfere, disable or destroy satellites.
Oil comes back to haunt Asian currencies as volatility increases
Oil prices have surged since early October as Middle-East turmoil has ratcheted up.
'Parasite' earns 6 Oscar nods; overjoyed director Bong Joon-ho says language no longer a barrier to success
'Parasite' is a dark comedy about the vast gap between the rich and poor in South Korea.
Humans vs bots: Korean firms use AI in hiring, can read faces to figure out what's fake
Preparing for such tests doesn't necessarily involve memorising answers.
Australian bushfires ease, promise reprieve to build defences
Bushfire conditions eased in Australia on Saturday. South Australian fire officials said the situation on Kangaroo Island has stabilised after more than 200,000 hectares (494,000 acres) had burnt in blazes.
Centre takes US, Korean, other envoys to Srinagar for first-hand experience
The team comprising ambassadors of the United States, South Korea, Vietnam, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Maldives, Norway, Morocco, Nigeria, Niger, Argentina, Peru, Fiji, Guyana and Togo, met a cross section of society besides senior security personnel.
Samsung’s premium focus could mean exit for many employees
The company hints at realignment of resources as it moves from entry-level phones and televisions. It has faced intense competition from Xiaomi, OnePlus, Vivo, Realme and Oppo in driving sales growth in India, where the Chinese brands continue to dominate the price-sensitive end of the consumer electronics market.
China, Japan, South Korea meet on North Korea, free trade
The North has threatened to take unspecified action if that relief is not forthcoming by the end of the year. Speculation has centered on the possibility of conducting a new missile test, possibly of an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead. The North has said that what "Christmas gift" it gives the United States depends on Washington's actions.
After Russia protests, MoD to take call on $2.5 bn deal
The high-powered Defence Acquisition Committee (DAC) is expected to look into the matter this month and decide on a way ahead for the critical purchase of self-propelled air defence gun missile system (SPAD-GMS), people aware of the development said.
Rahul Gandhi on visit to South Korea, meets country's PM
"As a part of an official delegation, I today met with the PM of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Lee Nak-yon and other officials, in Seoul," Rahul Gandhi tweeted.
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