NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- Two South Koreans seem to have been aboard a passenger aircraft that crashed in a resort town in Nepal, Seoul's embassy in the Himalayan country said Sunday.
16:55 Jan. 15
CHUNCHEON, South Korea, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- Around 10 vehicles were stranded for over a hour on a snow-covered road, with an estimated 100 traffic accidents reported, in the eastern mountainous pro...
16:36 Jan. 15
SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's population shrank last year, continuing its downward trend for three years in a row, with the number of single-person households close to 10 million, govern...
14:04 Jan. 15
1948 -- Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" is performed in South Korea for the first time.
1951 -- China rejects a United Nations proposal for a cease-fire in the Korean War.
14:00 Jan. 15
SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- Subway and bus services in Seoul will be extended to run until 2 a.m. during the Lunar New Year holiday later this month, the Seoul metropolitan government said Sunday.
13:29 Jan. 15
SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's new COVID-19 cases dipped to the lowest Sunday tally in almost three months, as the government has stepped up efforts to contain the inflow from China.
09:41 Jan. 15
1987 -- Doctor Kim Man-cheol and 10 of his family members leave North Korea's eastern port of Chongjin to defect to South Korea. The family arrives in Seoul on Feb. 8 after passing throug...
14:00 Jan. 14
SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 14.
-- High-profilers off hook, underdogs scapegoated in Itaewon crus...
09:10 Jan. 14
The following is the second summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Friday.
Appellate court acquits 3 officials in McDonald's tainted patty case
SEOUL -- A f...
17:03 Jan. 13
SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- Singer Lee Seung-gi donated 550 million won (US$442,250) Friday to the Korean Red Cross on the occasion of his birthday, the humanitarian organization said.
15:57 Jan. 13
SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- The Supreme Court has finalized a ruling that ordered damages payment totaling 251.4 million won (US$202,400) to investors over a service outage at the country's largest c...
15:35 Jan. 13
By Kim Han-joo
SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- A former official of McDonald's Korea and two others were acquitted Friday on charges of lying about the amount of tainted patties in its inventory in an at...
15:31 Jan. 13
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By Park Boram
SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- Police wrapped up a monthslong investigation Friday into the deadly crowd crush in Seoul's Itaewon neighbor...
14:04 Jan. 13
1963 -- South Korea establishes diplomatic ties with Canada.
1967 -- Ninety-four people are killed when the passenger ship Hanil-ho collides with a Navy vessel.
1978 -- South Ko...
14:00 Jan. 13
The following is the first summary of major stories moved by Yonhap News Agency on Friday
(2nd LD) BOK delivers yet another quarter-point rate hike to fight inflation
13:30 Jan. 13
By Park Boram
SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- Police wrapped up a monthslong investigation Friday into the deadly crowd crush in Seoul's Itaewon neighborhood last year, with 23 government officials refer...
11:28 Jan. 13
JEJU, South Korea, Jan. 13 (Yonhap) -- About 300 mm of heavy rain soaked Jeju Island's mountain areas amid strong winds over the past day, causing flight cancellations and delays, the weather agenc...
11:07 Jan. 13