S. Korea cab drivers protest Uber-like ride share app

Tens of thousands of taxi drivers in South Korea go on a nationwide strike, snarling up traffic in Seoul, in the latest protest at a planned Uber-like ride-sharing service.

South Korean grain silo transforms into world’s largest mural

A dreary grain silo that was transformed in to an enormous colourful artwork in South Korea has been named by Guinness World Records as the largest outdoor mural in the world.

Santa swims with mermaids and fish at the Seoul COEX aquarium

Divers in Santa Clause and Rudolph the Reindeer costumes put on a Christmas performance at COEX Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea as they swim with fish and perform underwater tricks.

South Korea President cuddles newborn Northern pups

South Korea President Moon Jae-in gleefully holds one of the six pups recently borne by Gomi, a Punsan dog given to him by the North’s leader Kim Jong Un following their meeting in Pyongyang in September.

World leaders arrive in Buenos Aires for G20

World leaders from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Canada, France, India, Italy, Mexico and South Korea arrive I n Buenos Aires ahead of the G20 summit.

S. Korea successfully tests space rocket engine

South Korea successfully conducts a rocket engine test launch, officials say, paving the way for the development of its own space launch vehicle.

North, South Korea join hands to win UNESCO status for wrestling

North and South Korea mark a new step in their reconciliation efforts as the United Nations culture organization UNESCO approves their joint bid for Korean wrestling to be recognised on the UN agency’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

Interpol announces S.Korea’s Kim as president over Russian rival

Interpol announces that Kim Jong-yang of South Korea has been chosen as its new president, beating a Russian official whose candidacy had unnerved Western nations.