South Korea Submit Official Bid to Host 2023 AFC Asian Cup

South Korea has submitted its bid to stage the Asian Cup in 2023 following China relinquish hosting rights. The Asian Football Confederation extended its deadline for bids to July 15 after the 24-team event was moved from China due to the country’s strict COVID-19 policy.
#AsianFootballConfederation #AFCAsianCup #AsianCup #SouthKorea #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

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Apple's app developers to use 3rd-party payment systems in South Korea: Read...

Developers in South Korea are permitted to use a third-party payment system now, for certain riders. Apple will not be able to assist users with refunds, purchase history, subscription management, and other issues encountered when purchasing digital goods and services through an alternative purchasing method. Apple also said that alternative payment systems cannot be used in the same app with Apple's in-app purchase system and purchases must be completed within the app itself.
#Apple #SouthKorea #ComputersElectronics


'Money Heist: Korea' viewed for 33.7M hours in 3 days; achieves THIS big...

Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area was released on June 24, 2022, and has already made an impact on Netflix. Within a week of its release, the Korean remake of the popular Spanish series La Casa de Papel has achieved a big feat on the streaming giant. It was reportedly viewed for over 33.7 million hours and achieved the number one spot in countries like South Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand.
#Netflix #MoneyHeistKorea #Korean #SouthKorea #ArtsEntertainment #OnlineMedia #TVVideo


South Korean President warns of threat to ‘universal values’ at NATO summit

President Yoon Suk-yeol became the first South Korean leader to attend a NATO summit. He warned of the threat to universal values at a time of new conflict and competition. South Korea is a staunch ally of the United States and hosts 28,000 US troops.
#YoonSuk #NATO #SouthKorean #SouthKorea #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety


The Indian Express

Mckinsey study rated India as the second-fastest digitising economy. 5G technology is going to make inroads into the country very soon. India exported optical fibre worth $138 million to over 132 countries between April 2020 and November 2021. India’s optical fibre industry has also seen unfair competition from cheap imports from China, Indonesia and South Korea.
#India #InternetTelecom #ServiceProviders #ComputersElectronics

2 days ago

ARMY won over by BTS’ V, Park Bo-gum’s bromance after their return from Paris

BTS’ V, Park Bo-gum and Blackpink’s Lisa have returned to South Korea. V (born Kim Taehyung) dutifully informed ARMY on Weverse that he was back in the country. He also shared a photo of him on the runway with South Korean star Park Bo Gum.
#ParkBo #ARMY #SouthKorean #Paris #ArtsEntertainment

3 days ago

AFC Extends Deadline for 2023 Asian Cup Bids

China relinquished hosting rights to host the 2023 Asian Cup in June and July next year. China's strict COVID-19 policy resulted in the event being moved. South Korea’s football association confirmed last week that it will launch a bid. Japan said in May it had been approached about the possibility of replacing China as hosts.
#AFC #AsianCup #China #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

3 days ago

Even Djokovic knew he wasn't at his best in Wimbledon debut

Novak Djokovic beats Kwon Soon-woo of South Korea 6-3, 3-6, 63, 6-4 at Wimbledon. The No. 1 seed extended his winning streak at the All England Club to 22. Friends of the wife of Kwon's coach, Daniel Yoo, held up decorated signs in a player guest box bearing Korean messages.
#Djokovic #Wimbledon #Korean #SouthKorea #Sports #IndividualSports #RacquetSports

3 days ago

Wimbledon 2022: Novak Djokovic wins first round against Kwon Soon-woo,...

Novak Djokovic beats Kwon Soon-woo in first round of Wimbledon 2022. Serb advances to second round with 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-2 win over South Korea's KwonSoon-Wojchoo. The 35-year-old Serb is the defending champion of the Wimbledon Championship.
#NovakDjokovic #Wimbledon #Wimbledon2022 #SouthKorea #Sports #IndividualSports #RacquetSports

4 days ago

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic Needs 4 Sets, Alison Riske and Ons Jabeur into Second Round

Novak Djokovic beats Kwon Soon-woo of South Korea in four sets to reach 80th Wimbledon win. Defending champion becomes first player, man or woman, to record 80 singles wins at all four Grand Slam tournaments. Cameron Norrie beats Pablo Andujar to give Britain its first win at this year's Wimbledon.
#NovakDjokovic #Wimbledon #GrandSlam #SouthKorea #Sports #IndividualSports #RacquetSports

4 days ago

Seoul urges China, Russia to prevent North Korean nuke test Seoul

Unification Minster Kwon Youngse urged China and Russia to persuade the North not to conduct a nuclear test. Kim Jong Un re-emphasised his nuclear ambitions in a key military meeting last week. Experts say North Korea could be planning to deploy battlefield nuclear weapons along its border with South Korea.
#KwonYoungse #NorthKorean #Seoul #LawGovernment #Military

4 days ago

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic handed straightforward Wimbledon openers

Serena Williams' eagerly-awaited return to Wimbledon will begin in the first round against Harmony Tan. The 23-times Grand slam champion has not played a singles match since retiring injured last year. Defending champion Novak Djokovic will open his campaign against South Korea’s Kwon Soon-woo.
#SerenaWilliams #Wimbledon #SouthKorea #Sports #IndividualSports #RacquetSports

1 weeks ago

South Korea Min issues warning to North Korea: 'There's nothing to gain from...

South Korea's unification minister Kwon Young-se warned North Korea not to escalate its provocative behaviour. He said Pyongyang has nothing to gain from brinkmanship that would only lead to tougher sanctions. Yoon Suk-yeol's administration will treat the Kim Jong-un regime differently than the previous Moon Jae-in administration.
#KwonYoung #SouthKorea #News #Politics #PeopleSociety

1 weeks ago

N Korea's talks on posting more army near S Korean border signal nuke...

North Korea's recent meeting with the top army officials indicates the supreme leader has been mulling deploying additional duties to front-line army units. The move indicates the leader has already planned to deploy battlefield nuclear weapons targeting South Korea and other rivals. South Korea reacted strongly to the media reports and said it is closely monitoring North Korean activities.
#SKorean #NorthKorean #NKorea #LawGovernment #Military

1 weeks ago

South Korea, Japan pledge support to Afghanistan after earthquake kills over...

A massive earthquake rocked a remote border region of Afghanistan and sections of Pakistan overnight, killing at least 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 more. South Korea plans to send $1 million in humanitarian help to earthquake victims in Afghanistan. Japan's Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Seiji Kihara said at a regular news conference on June 23 that the government is coordinating efforts to promptly give required help.
#SeijiKihara #Afghanistan #SensitiveSubjects

1 weeks ago

Singapore confirms first Monkeypox case after British flight attendant tests positive

Singapore has recorded the first confirmed case of monkeypox in the Southeast Asia region. The British man had travelled to and flown out of Singapore in mid-June. The man tested positive for the disease after having symptoms like skin rashes, headaches and fever. South Korea also reported two suspected cases of Monkeypox.
#Monkey #British #Singapore #Travel #AirTravel

1 weeks ago

Lee Min-ho Birthday: Reasons why Korean actor is known as 'first-crush' of...

Lee Min-ho is one of the most sought-after actors in South Korea. The 34-year-old is known as the first crush of every person that enters through the gates of K-dramas. From Boys Over Flowers to The King: Eternal Monarch, the actor has redefined his image as an actor.
#LeeMin #Korean #BoysOverFlowers #SouthKorea #ArtsEntertainment #TVVideo #TVShowsPrograms

1 weeks ago

South Korea's second space rocket launch successfully puts satellites in orbit

A 162.5-kg (358 lb) satellite designed to verify the rocket's performance successfully made contact with a base station in Antarctica after entering orbit. The rocket also successfully placed a 1.3-ton dummy satellite and four small cube satellites developed by universities for research.
#SouthKorea #BusinessIndustrial #AerospaceDefense #SpaceTechnology

1 weeks ago

Eric Schmidt urges US to lean on TSMC, Samsung for chip security

Eric Schmidt urges the US to reduce its dependence on Taiwan and South Korea for the most advanced semiconductors powering everything from smartphones to ballistic missiles. Schmidt: The US should be incentivizing national champions Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. And Samsung to partner with US chip designers and build more on US soil.
#EricSchmidt #TSMC #Taiwan #BusinessIndustrial #News #ComputersElectronics

1 weeks ago

India's Kushal Singh Picked Among All-Star Five of U16 Asian Basketball

India beat South Korea 90-80 in the classification match on Sunday. This is India’s best-ever performance by an Indian team in the U16 Asian Championships Qatar 2022. The 2022 MVP and top scorer Yuto Kawashima of Japan headlines a stacked All-Star Five. India had lost to eventual winners Japan in the quarter-finals before finishing fifth.
#KushalSingh #Indian #U16AsianChampionshipsQatar2022 #India #Sports #TeamSports #Basketball

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