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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea, is a state in East Asia, located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north. Its capital is Seoul. South Korea lies in a temperate climate region with a predominantly mountainous terrain. Its territory covers a total area of 100,032 square kilometers and has a population of over 50 million.

Articles About South Korea

A South Korean Passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, mostly high school students has capsized. In the Picture, a girl is being rescued (Photo: Reuters)
Bodies Found Trapped Inside Sunken South Korean Ferry - Coastguard

By Reuters

Divers searching for survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry saw three bodies floating through a window of a passenger cabin on Saturday but were unable to retrieve them, the coastguard said, hours after the ship's captain was arrested. (8:45 pm)

A vessel involved in salvage operations passes near the upturned South Korean ferry ''Sewol'' in the sea off Jindo April 17, 2014.
Captain of Korean Ferry May Not Have Been on Bridge

By Reuters

South Korea's coast guard denied that divers had entered a capsized ferry on Friday in a bid to locate survivors from an accident that appears to have claimed the lives of many. (Apr 17)

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Nexus 6 concept image
3 Confirmed Features for Nexus 6, LG G3 Release Date on July 2014? 2K Display, LG-Made CPU & New Android Camera App

By IBTimes AU

The rumoured Nexus 6 base-model on release date, the LG G3, will hit store shelves starting on July 2014, according to new reports, likely indicating too of an earlier touchdown for Google’s signature smartphone. (Apr 16)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, GOLD, SAMSUNG, RETAIL, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

A body of a passenger who was on the South Korean ferry "Sewol" which sank in the sea off Jindo is carried into a hospital in Jindo April 16, 2014. More than 280 people, many of them students from the same high school, were missing after a ferry
South Korea Ferry Sinking: Miscalculation Turns Supposed Successful Rescue Operation into Disaster, 6 Dead, Hundreds Still Missing, Mostly Students, Texts of Farewell (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

A miscalculation by government officials had turned a supposed successful rescue operation of a sinking South Korean ferry into a major disaster. At least six have died and 300, mostly high school students, remain missing. (Apr 16)

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A part of a South Korean passenger ship (C) that has been sinking, is seen at the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. A passenger ferry carrying about 470 people was listing badly off South Korea's southwest coast and had sent a distress signal, a Korean coast
BREAKING NEWS: 50 Ships, Helicopters Race Against Time to Rescue 470 Onboard Sinking South Korean Ferry (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

Some 50 ships and helicopters are currently racing against time to rescue the 476 passengers aboard a sinking South Korean passenger ferry. (Apr 15)

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Nexus 6
Leaked LG Isai With Slim Screen Bezels Hints of Actual LG G3, Nexus 6 Builds on Release Date?

By IBTimes AU

What could prove as the final LG G3 and Google Nexus 6 builds on release date are hinted anew thanks to the LG Isai image twitted this week by popular gadget news leaker @evleaks. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, JAPAN, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (C) talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Parker Song/Pool
Will Australia Bow Down? China Wants Labour Importation Part of Free Trade Agreement

By IBTimes AU

Australia's definitely eager to clinch a free trade agreement with China, the world's second-largest economy. But will it bow down to the demands of the other Asian and bigger country? China wants the free trade agreement to include provisi... (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT, INVESTMENT

The LG logo is shown at the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) Enterprise & Applications event in San Diego, California
Samsung Galaxy S5 Rival LG G3 Confirmed to Boast 2K Display: Report

By IBTimes IN

South Korean consumer electronics giant, LG has reportedly confirmed that the forthcoming company flagship smartphone, pegged to be as G3 will boast of 2K display. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, INDIA, SMARTPHONE

FIFA World Cup 2014: A Guide to Cuiaba

By IBTimes AU

Unlike other Brazilian cities, Cuiaba may not be the best location to host the coveted FIFA World Cup (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, NIGERIA

Will Australia Launch Cyber War Soon?

By IBTimes AU

Australia is second to US in terms of cyber-capabilities, ahead of China, Japan and South Korea (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

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