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Combined shipments of China's three smartphone makers surpass Apple for first time
Combined shipments of China's three smartphone makers surpass Apple for first time

  The combined shipments of China's big-three smartphone makers -- Huawei, OPPO  [ ... ]

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Japan and Indonesia agree to boost maritime cooperation in South China Sea
Japan and Indonesia agree to boost maritime cooperation in South China Sea

  Japan and Indonesia have agreed to boost maritime cooperation amid the ongoing [ ... ]

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Arrest warrant issued for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong on bribery, perjury charges
Arrest warrant issued for Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong on bribery, perjury charges

  We begin with the breaking news coming from the independent counsel team… & [ ... ]

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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong may be arrested on Monday amid power abuse probe
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong may be arrested on Monday amid power abuse probe

  The Independent Counsel investigating the Choi Soon-sil scandal said on Sunday [ ... ]

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Scuffles break out in Turkish parliament
Scuffles break out in Turkish parliament

  Scuffles break out in Turkish parliament over plans to give Erdogan more pow [ ... ]

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Princess Margaret's former husband Lord Snowdon dies aged 86
Princess Margaret's former husband Lord Snowdon dies aged 86

  Princess Margaret's former husband, famous for his photography and film making, di [ ... ]

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Australia celebrates Batik art in the outback
Australia celebrates Batik art in the outback

  Batik artists flock to Alice Springs for a 30 year anniversary of the first ever B [ ... ]

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Parents of Muslim convert 'Jihadi Jack' go on trial
Parents of Muslim convert 'Jihadi Jack' go on trial

  The parents of a 20-year-old Muslim convert are appearing at the Old Bailey accu [ ... ]

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May's Brexit plan has 'clarity' says New Zealand PM
May's Brexit plan has 'clarity' says New Zealand PM

  The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Bill English, says he is impressed by the cla [ ... ]

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Memory chips that dissolve in water prevent data leaks
Memory chips that dissolve in water prevent data leaks

  In the rapidly evolving Internet-of-Things era, data breaches are a serious conc [ ... ]

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Pilot dies in air show stunt gone wrong in Thailand
Pilot dies in air show stunt gone wrong in Thailand

  A pilot has died in an air show stunt gone wrong in Thailand at the country's  [ ... ]

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Trump reiterates his strong will to abolish Obamacare
Trump reiterates his strong will to abolish Obamacare

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has been tweeting up a storm again.    [ ... ]

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Weather warning ignored in Scarborough as sea wall breached
Weather warning ignored in Scarborough as sea wall breached

  Weather warnings have been ignored in Scarborough, with a dog walker and wheel [ ... ]

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Donald Trump takes rooster form
Donald Trump takes rooster form

  With Chinese New Year approaching, a China based company created an inflatable [ ... ]

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Korean Wrestling - Ssireum
Korean Wrestling - Ssireum

  During major Korean holidays, Ssireum, traditional Korean wrestling is played for  [ ... ]

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Obama awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom in final gesture of bromance
Obama awards Biden Presidential Medal of Freedom in final gesture of bromance

  President Barack Obama has awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential M [ ... ]

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Blizzards batter Britain
Blizzards batter Britain

  Large parts of the UK have been hit by heavy snow and high winds.   Repo [ ... ]

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No plans to pull out U.S. troops: James Mattis
No plans to pull out U.S. troops: James Mattis

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for defense secretary has touted the  [ ... ]

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Man and daughter found alive after 'going missing' at sea
Man and daughter found alive after 'going missing' at sea

  Alan Langdon and his daughter Que have been found alive and well in Australi [ ... ]

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Samsung heir apparent questioned by independent counsel
Samsung heir apparent questioned by independent counsel

  Moving to the ongoing investigation into the massive corruption scandal surrou [ ... ]

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BOK keeps rate steady for January at 1.25%
BOK keeps rate steady for January at 1.25%

  The Bank of Korea has lowered its growth forecast to two-and-a-half percent this [ ... ]

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Rooster of carnations arrives in Chinatown
Rooster of carnations arrives in Chinatown

  A six foot rooster will arrive in Chinatown today to celebrate Chinese New Year. T [ ... ]

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Ex-spy's partner refuses to confirm link to Trump dossier
Ex-spy's partner refuses to confirm link to Trump dossier

  The business partner of ex-spy Christopher Steele, who is linked to the alleged Do [ ... ]

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Skirt belonging to Queen Elizabeth I found in rural church
Skirt belonging to Queen Elizabeth I found in rural church

  A piece of fabric believed to be part of a skirt worn by Queen Elizabeth I is to [ ... ]

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US deploys stealth F-35B squadron to Japan
US deploys stealth F-35B squadron to Japan

  The United States has deployed ten F-35-B stealth fighters to its air station in [ ... ]

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Defiant President-elect slams fake news
Defiant President-elect slams fake news

  Incoming president, Donald Trump, has firmly chided news organisations for publish [ ... ]

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Duchess of Cambridge visits Anne Freud National Centre
Duchess of Cambridge visits Anne Freud National Centre

  Duchess of Cambridge visits Anne Freud National Centre for Children and Families [ ... ]

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Hongcheon Energy Town produces sustainable livelihood for area residents
Hongcheon Energy Town produces sustainable livelihood for area residents

  A small town in Korea's northern province of Gangwon-do is going GREEN. Resident [ ... ]

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Statue of Lionel Messi destroyed by vandals
Statue of Lionel Messi destroyed by vandals

  Vandals remove the head, torso and arms from a statue of footballer Lionel Mes [ ... ]

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Worst outbreak of avian influenza Korea has ever seen
Worst outbreak of avian influenza Korea has ever seen

  A huge case of avian influenza struck the Korean peninsula this winter... promptin [ ... ]

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World Bank forecasts moderate growth for world economy in 2017
World Bank forecasts moderate growth for world economy in 2017

  The World Bank expects the global economy to post moderate growth of two-point-s [ ... ]

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Highlights from Obama's emotional farewell speech
Highlights from Obama's emotional farewell speech

  The highlights from Obama's emotional farewell speech in Chicago.   Re [ ... ]

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Parkour becomes official UK sport
Parkour becomes official UK sport

  The United Kingdom has become the first country to officially recognise parkour, a [ ... ]

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Pakistan launches first cruise missile from a submarine
Pakistan launches first cruise missile from a submarine

  Pakistan's military says it has successfully test-fired a submarine-launched c [ ... ]

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Small tourist plane crash kills one in Australia
Small tourist plane crash kills one in Australia

  A small tourist plane has crashed on a remote beach in Queensland killing one and  [ ... ]

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VR parks, showrooms pop up as regulations lifted
VR parks, showrooms pop up as regulations lifted

  Virtual reality is a sector that could forever change the way we interact with the [ ... ]

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IBM and Samsung win most patents in 2016
IBM and Samsung win most patents in 2016

  With tech companies battling it out in the market and in the courtroom, the U. [ ... ]

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Jack Ma meets Trump; Toyota plans to invest $10bil in USA after border tax threats
Jack Ma meets Trump; Toyota plans to invest $10bil in USA after border tax threats

  Global carmakers, such as Toyota, Ford and Fiat Chrysler, have announced in rece [ ... ]

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New method of detecting cancer through blood test
New method of detecting cancer through blood test

  A team of Korean researchers have developed a way to detect cancer that could sa [ ... ]

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Iraqi forces vs ISIS; reaches Tigris river for 1st time
Iraqi forces vs ISIS; reaches Tigris river for 1st time

  Iraqi soldiers continued battling so-called Islamic State group militants in Mos [ ... ]

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Chinese military planes enter Korean and Japanese air defense zones?
Chinese military planes enter Korean and Japanese air defense zones?

  The South Korean military is looking into yesterday's aerial intrusion by multip [ ... ]

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Winter storms hit U.S. and Europe
Winter storms hit U.S. and Europe

  Over the weekend, the United States and parts of Europe were hit hard by sub [ ... ]

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Tube strike causes gridlock in London
Tube strike causes gridlock in London

  Commuters faced travel chaos due to a 24 hour shutdown of the London Undergrou [ ... ]

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4 soldiers killed in Jerusalem lorry attack
4 soldiers killed in Jerusalem lorry attack

  Four soldiers have been killed and 15 more injured in a lorry attack in Jerusale [ ... ]

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Trump Cabinet picks to undergo scrutiny at Senate hearings
Trump Cabinet picks to undergo scrutiny at Senate hearings

  US President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees are about to undergo scruti [ ... ]

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5 million Syrians face water outage as violations of cease-fire continue
5 million Syrians face water outage as violations of cease-fire continue

  With continued violations of the cease-fire deal between Syrian armed forces and [ ... ]

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Queen makes first public appearance since falling ill
Queen makes first public appearance since falling ill

  The Queen attended the morning church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in San [ ... ]

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Trilateral FTA negotiations between Korea-China-Japan to take place for 11th time on Monday
Trilateral FTA negotiations between Korea-China-Japan to take place for 11th time on Monday

  Korea, China and Japan will hold another round of talks on Monday towards even [ ... ]

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Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly
Demand for electric car sharing service rises rapidly

  In recent years, car sharing has become a rising trend amongst young peopl [ ... ]

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Alzheimer's UK reacts to new dementia study
Alzheimer's UK reacts to new dementia study

  As a Canadian study links busy traffic and dementia, Alzheimer's UK says it  [ ... ]

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Images of Florida shooting suspect released
Images of Florida shooting suspect released

  Images are released of Esteban Santiago, the man suspected of shooting dead fi [ ... ]

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'Suspected firearm' found in car after fatal police shooting
'Suspected firearm' found in car after fatal police shooting

  The Independent Police Complaints Commission UK says a 'suspected firearm' was dis [ ... ]

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2017 may see 3 rate hikes by the Fed
2017 may see 3 rate hikes by the Fed

  The head of the Chicago Federal Reserve says the U.S. central bank could rai [ ... ]

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Bioplastics manufacturing using seaweeds
Bioplastics manufacturing using seaweeds

  A Korean research team has developed the technology to manufacture eco-friendl [ ... ]

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Whale shark that killed a trainer dies
Whale shark that killed a trainer dies

  Tilikum, the orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010 and inspired t [ ... ]

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Painting with your brain
Painting with your brain

  If you're looking for an escape from the cold this winter here in Korea, here's an [ ... ]

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Korean tech-giants introduce new smart home gadgets at the CES 2017
Korean tech-giants introduce new smart home gadgets at the CES 2017

  This year's Consumer Electronics Show is the craziest yet, as the falling cost [ ... ]

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Michelle Obama delivers tearful final speech as First Lady
Michelle Obama delivers tearful final speech as First Lady

  Michelle Obama tears up as she delivers an emotional final speech as First L [ ... ]

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Gunman kills five people at Florida airport
Gunman kills five people at Florida airport

  A lone gunman has shot dead five people and injured at least eight others at a [ ... ]

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East is East star Om Puri dies aged 66
East is East star Om Puri dies aged 66

  Indian actor Om Puri has died at the age of 66. He was best known in the UK fo [ ... ]

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Voice-activated cars with 'emotional engines' at CES
Voice-activated cars with 'emotional engines' at CES

  Emotional, self-driving, voice-controlled cars steal the show at this year's Consume [ ... ]

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Winter celebrations throughout Korea
Winter celebrations throughout Korea

  It's winter in Korea. When the mercury plumets below zero, some would choose to c [ ... ]

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Towering statue of WWI soldier built using scrap metal
Towering statue of WWI soldier built using scrap metal

  A giant statue of a First World War soldier is created at a forge in Dorset us [ ... ]

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Samsung, LG unveil Q4 earnings estimates
Samsung, LG unveil Q4 earnings estimates

  Earnings forecast are out... which means progress report time for Korea's two bigg [ ... ]

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Toyota should pay 'border tax' if it builds factory in Mexico: Trump
Toyota should pay 'border tax' if it builds factory in Mexico: Trump

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is making it very clear that he's going to put [ ... ]

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Four held over Chicago kidnap and assault
Four held over Chicago kidnap and assault

  Four young adults have been arrested after a video was live-streamed on Facebook s [ ... ]

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Myanmar girls learn karate for self defence
Myanmar girls learn karate for self defence

  Young women in Myanmar's war-torn Kachin State are turning to martial arts to pr [ ... ]

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President Obama delivers farewell speech to US Armed Forces
President Obama delivers farewell speech to US Armed Forces

  Outgoing US President Barack Obama delivers a farewell speech to American arme [ ... ]

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Constitutional Court holds second hearing in President Park's impeachment trial
Constitutional Court holds second hearing in President Park's impeachment trial

  Let's start things off at the Constitutional Court of Korea.   The argume [ ... ]

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Princess Diana's private letters go on sale
Princess Diana's private letters go on sale

  Personal letters written by Diana, Princess of Wales to Cyril Dickman, a stewa [ ... ]

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Natural History Museum bids goodbye to Dippy the Dinosaur
Natural History Museum bids goodbye to Dippy the Dinosaur

  The Museums curator has exciting plans for the nation's favourite prehistoric  [ ... ]

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US Fed uncertain about pace of rate hikes: minutes
US Fed uncertain about pace of rate hikes: minutes

  Minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's December meeting show... most policymake [ ... ]

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Samsung, LG unveil new Super Ultra HD TVs at CES 2017
Samsung, LG unveil new Super Ultra HD TVs at CES 2017

  The world's most innovative minds, companies and their products have gathered in [ ... ]

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New York train crash injures more than 100 people
New York train crash injures more than 100 people

  A commuter train has derailed at a downtown Brooklyn terminal, injuring more [ ... ]

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Scuffles erupt as Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter
Scuffles erupt as Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter

  Scuffles erupt outside of a Tel Aviv court as Israeli Sgt. Elor Azaria is charged  [ ... ]

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Chinese city of Harbin prepares for massive ice festival
Chinese city of Harbin prepares for massive ice festival

  Sculptors put the finishing touches to giant ice carvings ahead of the world famou [ ... ]

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Antonio Conte tries to downplay Chelsea's winning streak
Antonio Conte tries to downplay Chelsea's winning streak

  Chelsea could be the first team to win 14 consecutive games in one season, makin [ ... ]

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Faraday Future self-parking car fails live demo at CES
Faraday Future self-parking car fails live demo at CES

  The Faraday Future FF91 fails to park itself during an onstage demonstration a [ ... ]

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Seoul apartment prices up 4.2% in 2016; second-biggest rise in 10 years
Seoul apartment prices up 4.2% in 2016; second-biggest rise in 10 years

  The average price of an apartment in the capital Seoul rose last year by more than [ ... ]

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Trump targets General Motors after persuading Ford on domestic production
Trump targets General Motors after persuading Ford on domestic production

  U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has hit out at General Motors for manufacturing  [ ... ]

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Video captures aftermath of Istanbul nightclub massacre
Video captures aftermath of Istanbul nightclub massacre

  Journalists enter the Reina nightclub in Istanbul for the first time since a lone  [ ... ]

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London Zoo staff count every animal
London Zoo staff count every animal

  Staff at ZSL London Zoo are counting every invertebrate, bird, fish, mammal, rep [ ... ]

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Istanbul attack suspect 'recorded video selfie'
Istanbul attack suspect 'recorded video selfie'

  A video has emerged showing the alleged suspect behind the nightclub attack  [ ... ]

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Scissors removed from man's stomach after 18 years
Scissors removed from man's stomach after 18 years

  A man in Vietnam had a pair of surgical scissors removed from his stomach, aft [ ... ]

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AI home speaker 'Nugu' gaining attention
AI home speaker 'Nugu' gaining attention

  Applications that use some sort of AI are a dime a dozen. Artificial intel [ ... ]

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At least 60 inmates killed during latest Brazilian prison
At least 60 inmates killed during latest Brazilian prison

  At least 60 inmates in a Brazilian jail have reportedly been killed - a number b [ ... ]

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Antonio Guterres takes office as UN chief
Antonio Guterres takes office as UN chief

  The United Nations welcomed its new chief Antonio Guterres on the first day  [ ... ]

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Manhunt for Istanbul New Year nightclub attacker
Manhunt for Istanbul New Year nightclub attacker

  Turkish police launch manhunt to find man who opened fire on New Years revellers [ ... ]

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Online Shopping Boom in Korea crosses US$5.6 bil mark
Online Shopping Boom in Korea crosses US$5.6 bil mark

  Online shopping in Korea has passed a new milestone.   According to Sta [ ... ]

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G20 countries gov't debt surpasses US$ 57 trillion
G20 countries gov't debt surpasses US$ 57 trillion

  Massive spending by governments since the global financial crisis has result [ ... ]

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China withholds approval for eight Korean chartered flights from Jan. to Feb.
China withholds approval for eight Korean chartered flights from Jan. to Feb.

  Chinese aviation authorities rejected requests by Korean air carriers to run c [ ... ]

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Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu found in 2 dead cats
Highly pathogenic strain of bird flu found in 2 dead cats

  A highly pathogenic strain of bird flu has been discovered in two dead cats, mar [ ... ]

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Panda twins make debut in Vienna in Austria
Panda twins make debut in Vienna in Austria

  Adorable panda twins, Fu Feng and Fu Ban, finally make their public debut at S [ ... ]

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Chung Yoo-ra, daughter of Choi Soon-sil, apprehended in Denmark
Chung Yoo-ra, daughter of Choi Soon-sil, apprehended in Denmark

  Chung Yoo-ra, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil,... the woman at the heart of Ko [ ... ]

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New 12-sided £1 coin to enter circulation in March
New 12-sided £1 coin to enter circulation in March

  A new 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation in March in the UK, with the old "round [ ... ]

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Thousands turn out for London’s New Year’s Day Parade
Thousands turn out for London’s New Year’s Day Parade

  Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets to watch London's blockbus [ ... ]

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US firefighters rescue people stuck 100 feet in the air
US firefighters rescue people stuck 100 feet in the air

  At least 17 people were stuck for hours about 100 feet off the ground in a r [ ... ]

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Happy New Year! The world welcomes 2017
Happy New Year! The world welcomes 2017

  Happy New Year! The world welcomes 2017 with some spectacular firework displ [ ... ]

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Thousands of people gather at Haeundae beach to greet first sunrise of 2017
Thousands of people gather at Haeundae beach to greet first sunrise of 2017

  Another time when highways are briskly packed in Korea is the last day of a ye [ ... ]

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More people enjoy dating themselves during the holidays
More people enjoy dating themselves during the holidays

  Traditionally, end-of-the-year celebrations are saturated with get-togethers a [ ... ]

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Plane goes missing in Ohio lake
Plane goes missing in Ohio lake

  Late on Thursday evening a small plane disappeared into Lake Erie in Northern  [ ... ]

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Live from Bosingak for Korea's New Year Celebrations 2017
Live from Bosingak for Korea's New Year Celebrations 2017

  In just under two hours from now,... it'll be 2017 in Korea.   The Ne [ ... ]

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New Year's Honours list 2017 UK knighthoods and dames
New Year's Honours list 2017 UK knighthoods and dames

  A selection of Great Britain's Olympic heroes and entertainers are recognised in [ ... ]

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New Zealand and Australia welcome in 2017
New Zealand and Australia welcome in 2017

  New Zealand and Australia are among the first countries to welcome in 2017.  [ ... ]

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Celebrating New Year & protesting at the same time
Celebrating New Year & protesting at the same time

  It's Saturday evening,... and that means -- once again -- hundreds of thousa [ ... ]

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Europe on high alert for New Year Celebration threats
Europe on high alert for New Year Celebration threats

  Across Europe cities were ramping up police and military presence in urban are [ ... ]

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7 dead after mine collapses in India
7 dead after mine collapses in India

  At least 7 people have died and several are trapped after a mine collapsed in Indi [ ... ]

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Man arrested in Australia over New Year's Eve threat
Man arrested in Australia over New Year's Eve threat

  A man has been arrested at Sydney airport over New Year's Eve threat. &nbs [ ... ]

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Bringing delight and warmth to waste paper collectors
Bringing delight and warmth to waste paper collectors

  Often spotted in the streets of Korean cities are elderly people collecting ca [ ... ]

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Beached whale washes up on central Chilean shore
Beached whale washes up on central Chilean shore

  A beached whale measuring seven metres has washed up on the shore of the central [ ... ]

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Russia and Turkey agree to Syria ceasefire deal
Russia and Turkey agree to Syria ceasefire deal

  A ceasefire announced by the Syrian government went into effect across the count [ ... ]

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S. Korea's Special Forces hold their annual winter training drills
S. Korea's Special Forces hold their annual winter training drills

  It's literally freezing cold in the country these days... and we all dread b [ ... ]

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Rising pollution levels in Madrid force car ban
Rising pollution levels in Madrid force car ban

  Pollution levels in Madrid have soared due to an unseasonably warm and sunny win [ ... ]

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Freddy: Officially the biggest dog in the world
Freddy: Officially the biggest dog in the world

  Freddy the Great Dane has officially been declared the world's largest dog by  [ ... ]

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Bomb explodes at Philippines boxing match
Bomb explodes at Philippines boxing match

  A bomb exploded during a boxing match in a central Philippines town wounding a [ ... ]

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Sweden launch taxi-pod to combat pollution
Sweden launch taxi-pod to combat pollution

  A company in Gothenburg have launched miniature, battery-powered taxis to help com [ ... ]

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BD Qualcomm hit with record fine by antitrust regulator
BD Qualcomm hit with record fine by antitrust regulator

  Korea's Fair Trade Commission has dished out its largest fine to-date... to U.S. c [ ... ]

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New York unveils giant NYE ball
New York unveils giant NYE ball

  32,000 LEDs are to illuminate this year's New Years Eve ball-drop in Times Squar [ ... ]

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Consumers, economy feeling pinch as Korea battles worst-ever bird flu outbreak
Consumers, economy feeling pinch as Korea battles worst-ever bird flu outbreak

  With the country battling its worst bird flu outbreak in years,… eggs are in sho [ ... ]

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Train derails in India
Train derails in India

  A train derailment has occured in Uttar Pradesh, India. People have been injured a [ ... ]

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