Daily Archive: October 24, 2021

Jeonbuk return to top, clubs split into tiers in K League football

SEOUL– Four-time defending champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors climbed back into first place in South Korean football Sunday, as the dozen clubs were split into two groups heading into the final stretch.With 33 matches in the books, the top six teams mad…

New virus cases below 1,500 amid progress in vaccination campaign

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily COVID-19 cases fell below 1,500 on Sunday amid signs of a letup in the fourth wave of the pandemic, with the country seeking to phase out social distancing restrictions, as its vaccination rate reached the milestone of 70 pe…

S. Korean movie industry mogul Lee dies

SEOUL– Lee Tae-won, a renowned South Korean movie producer, died Sunday after his health waned following an accidental fall last year, according to his aides. He was 83.Lee died in the afternoon at Yonsei University’s Severance Hospital in Seoul, wher…

US envoy urges North Korea to stop missile tests

SEOUL — The US on Sunday urged North Korea to stop “counterproductive” missile tests, but expressed hope Pyongyang would respond positively to Washington’s call for dialogue. It comes after North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLB…

US Envoy Urges North Korea to End ‘Provocations’

The U.S. envoy for North Korea once again urged Pyongyang on Sunday to engage in talks to denuclearize.Special Representative Sung Kim called Pyongyang’s recent ballistic missile test concerning and counterproductive against lasting peace in the Korean…