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Egyptian Presidency approves S. Korean grant to automate patent system

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 11:30 GMT

The project includes improving the efficiency of patent management, by using the online patent application system, facilitating the public access to patent information, establishing an electronic services portal for the public, setting up a capacity development program by sending Korean experts to the Egyptian Patent Office, and training office members in South Korea.

In pics: Egypt receives 2nd of 32 metro train from Hyundai Rotem

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 03:32 GMT

The agreement, signed in 2019, is worth 317 million Euros and L.E. 640 million (which is equal to L.E. 6.361 billion).

Global K-pop fans emerge as political force, but some in South Korea worry

Tue, 23 Jun 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Some tech-savvy followers of K-pop music have emerged as increasingly active players in American politics, but in the birthplace of the genre, South Korean fans are wary that their favorite artists will be pulled into foreign partisan fights.

Spurs' Son begins three-week military training: report

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 06:58 GMT

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-min began his three-week military training at a marines boot camp on Monday, a report said, with the Premier League on hold over the coronavirus pandemic.

FMs of 12 countries vow joint virus response for global economy, health

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 11:38 GMT

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha joined her counterparts from 11 countries, which also included Canada, Germany, Indonesia, Morocco, Peru, Singapore, Turkey and Britain, on Friday as "the Ministerial Coordination Group on COVID-19," according

South Korea allocates $200K as emergency aid to support Egypt’s anti-COVID-19 efforts

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 02:18 GMT

"The South Korean government announced allocating US $200,000 in emergency aid to support Egypt’s efforts in fighting coronavirus," announced Ambassador of South Korea to Egypt Yoon Yu-chul.

Spurs star Son to start national service in South Korea

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 08:34 GMT

Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will start four weeks of national service in South Korea this month.

South Koreans in Egypt mull leasing aircraft to return home

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 09:29 GMT

The South Korean community in Egypt began to list the names of nationals wishing to return home amid coronavirus fears.

South Korea boy band BTS postpones U.S., Canada tour over coronavirus

Fri, 27 Mar 2020 - 10:48 GMT

South Korea’s boy band BTS will postpone a North America tour that had been scheduled to kick off in April, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, its management said on Friday.

S. Korea reports 483 new virus cases

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 12:33 GMT

South Korea reported 483 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the nation's total number of infections to 6,767.

Virus forces Japan to cancel ceremony to mark tsunami

Fri, 06 Mar 2020 - 07:52 GMT

For the past eight years, the prime minister, lawmakers, and family members who lost loved ones in the disaster have attended the nationally-televised ceremony.

Egyptian govt keen on boosting cooperation with S. Korea

Thu, 13 Feb 2020 - 02:29 GMT

This came during Mashaat's meeting with South Korean Ambassador to Egypt Yoon Yeocheol.

South Korea's 'Parasite' beats Hollywood greats to make Oscar history

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 03:57 GMT

“Parasite,” a dark social satire from South Korea, won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday.

South Korea coronavirus cases soar to 15

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 09:42 GMT

The country's 14th case is a 40-year-old Chinese woman who is a family member of the Chinese man diagnosed with the new coronavirus strain Saturday.

South Korea coronavirus cases soar to 15

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 09:42 GMT

The country's 14th case is a 40-year-old Chinese woman who is a family member of the Chinese man diagnosed with the new coronavirus strain Saturday.

Mashaat, S. Korean banking delegation probe boosting coop.

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 - 10:23 GMT

Mashaat discussed with a high-level delegation of the Export-Import Bank of Korea ways of promoting cooperation in projects by Egypt.

Movie Review: What I did not find in 'Parasite'

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 - 03:46 GMT

The movie was a shock, and had good moments when I thought, “These are real and honest emotions.”

South Korea, Saudi Arabia seal Tokyo Olympics berths

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 - 09:57 GMT

South Korea and Saudi Arabia claimed two of Asia’s three places in the Olympic soccer tournament in Japan later this year after reaching the final of the Asian Under-23 Championship on Wednesday.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to eight

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:45 GMT

The building had passed an inspection in 2015 "but weather like this, with heavy rain and wind, causes these fateful cases", Enrique Lopez told reporters.

Dying for a better life: South Koreans fake their funerals for life lessons

Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 01:56 GMT

A South Korean service is offering free funerals - but only to the living.