Daily Archive: October 25, 2020

Cambodia Expects to be Landmine-Free Within 5 Years

PHNOM PENH – The Cambodian government will deploy 2,000 soldiers to train as deminers after Western nations, led by the United States, bolstered efforts to rid the country of landmines...

Lee Kun-Hee, Force Behind Samsung’s Rise, Dies at 78

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Lee Kun-hee, the ailing Samsung Electronics chairman who transformed the small television maker into a global giant of consumer electronics, has died. He was 78. A...

Samsung chief Lee dies

Lee Kun-hee, chief of South Korea’s top conglomerate, Samsung Group, died at a hospital in Seoul on Sunday at age 78, leaving a thorny succession challenge for his childrenç Trend...

Seoul Zoo sends 2 leopards to Germany, Denmark

SEOUL, Seoul Zoo sent two North Chinese leopards to Europe this week to help save the endangered species. The leopards were shipped to Germany on Wednesday to be quarantined before...

New virus cases fall below 100 amid cluster infections

SEOUL, South Korea’s new coronavirus cases returned to below 100 on Saturday after triple-digit infections were reported for the past two days, as sporadic cluster infections continued at senior care...

First frost of the season observed in Seoul

SEOUL, Seoul observed the first frost and freeze of the season Saturday, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said. The morning low dropped to 3.2 C in the capital as a...

Samsung head Lee Kun-hee dies

SEOUL, Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun-hee died at a hospital in Seoul on Sunday after being hospitalized for years following a heart attack in 2014. He was 78. Source:...