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A woman gets an influenza vaccine at a hospital in Seoul, South Korea, October 21, 2020.

South Korean hospitals extract extra COVID vaccine doses from vials

The practice has raised debate over medical safety and commercial concerns from the manufacturers who charge by the dose.

By REUTERS
10/03/2021
IAI, Korea Aerospace Industries sign a MOU for manned & unmanned teaming systems

IAI, Korea Aerospace Industries sign MOU for teaming systems

“IAI has long relations with the ROK and the local industries and we are happy to join KAI, one of Korea’s leading companies to explore future opportunities," said IAI’s president & CEO, Boaz Levy.

03/03/2021
A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, Septem

South Korea probing two deaths after AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine

A 63-year-old nursing home patient with cerebrovascular disease developed symptoms, including high fever, after being given the AstraZeneca vaccine.

By REUTERS
03/03/2021
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, speaks during a ceremony of the 102nd anniversary of the March 1

South Korea's Moon says Olympics may be chance for North Korea, US talks

"I hope that both Korea and Japan will be able to revive our economies, which were hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and jointly create a new order in the post-COIVD-19 era."

By REUTERS
01/03/2021
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei meets members of the Assembly of Experts in Tehran, Ira

Another win for Iran in South Korea deal - analysis

According to the report, Tehran also wants “damages” from South Korea for the wait time accumulated while the assets were frozen.

K-pop star apologizes after posting photo pictured next to Nazi imagery

Sowan is a member of the all-female k-pop group GFriend, and took the photos in November. She currently has over 800,000 followers on InstagramSowan is a member of the all-female k-pop group GFriend,

IRGC siezes ship near Bu Musa Island, Iran

Iran tells S.Korea not to politicize seized vessel; demands $7 billion

Iran has denied allegations that the seizure of the tanker and its 20-member crew amounted to hostage taking, and said it was Seoul that was holding Iran's funds "hostage."

By REUTERS
11/01/2021
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz

Iran denies seized Korean ship and crew are being held as hostages

South Korea summoned the Iranian ambassador, called for the ship to be released and said it was dispatching a delegation to Iran to discuss it.

By REUTERS
05/01/2021
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz

Iran says South Korea holding $7 bln Iran funds 'hostage'

The seizure of the MT Hankuk Chemi and its 20-member crew near the strategic Strait of Hormuz has been seen as an attempt by Tehran to assert its demands.

By REUTERS
05/01/2021
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz

Iran’s IRGC seizes South Korean tanker in naval piracy

The IRGC also behaves more like a pirate navy than an actual navy, harassing ships, threatening others and sometimes outright stealing and hijacking vessels.

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