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78% S.Korean salaried workers back 52-hr workweek

Seoul: About 78 per cent of salaried workers in South Korea support the 52-hour workweek that was introduced in 2018 to reduce long working...

IAF Chief starts four-day visit to South Korea

New Delhi: Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari began a four-day visit to South Korea on Monday to further enhance...

BTS members diagnosed with Covid

Hyderabad: Three members of the K-pop superstar group BTS have been infected with the coronavirus after returning from abroad, their management agency said. RM and...

Asian Champions Trophy: Japan defeat India 5-3, to face South Korea in final

Dhaka: Defending champions and Olympic bronze medallist India suffered a stunning 3-5 defeat against Japan in the second semifinal of the Asian Champions Trophy...

69 pc S.Koreans say ‘living with Covid-19’ scheme raised health risks

Seoul: Seven out of 10 South Koreans believe the government's "living with Covid-19" campaign has elevated the risk of virus transmission, according to a...

Editorial: More symbolic than strategic

The world’s third largest oil importer, India, has decided to release 5 million barrels of crude oil from its strategic reserves in a concerted...

Google’s ‘anti-competition’ practice under scanner in S Korea

Since 2016, the regulator has been looking into Google over allegations that it obstructed local smartphone makers from using operating systems run by other rivals.

Kia launches 1st all-electric EV sedan, starts from $ 40,000

The EV6 is Kia's first model embedded with Hyundai Motor Group's own EV-only electric-global modular platform (E-GMP).

LG Electronics unveils new compact sound bar for $790

LG Eclair will be launched in North America later this month and will hit the shelves in major European and Asian countries. In South Korea, the premium sound bar comes with a price tag of 899,000 won ($790).

Battlegrounds Mobile India esports with Rs 1 cr prize begins July 19

The registrations for the tournament kicks off on July 19 and the event would have five stages spanning over three months. The video game developer has announced a prize pool of Rs 1 crore for this inaugural series.

Farmville game developer Zynga eyes global expansion

Bernard Kim, Zynga's president of publishing, said that the mobile game developer is keeping an eye out for markets in Asia with its broad portfolio of casual and free-to-play mobile games.

Researchers explore microbial ecosystem in search of drugs to fight SARS-CoV-2

The research was presented at the World Microbe Forum, an online meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS), and several other societies that will take place online June 20-24.

Fukushima Fallout

Japan’s decision to release over one million tonnes of contaminated water from its destroyed nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean has upset many

S Korean nuclear research institute potentially hacked: Ministry

A Ministry of Science and ICT official said the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute's network was breached multiple times between May 14-31.

S Korea acts against Huawei, Samsung for false equipment records

Under South Korea's radio wave law, communications equipment needs to undergo conformity assessments that check their impact on other equipment and the human body, to manufacture, sell or import them.

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