South Korea

Coordinates: 36°N 128°E / 36°N 128°E / 36; 128

South Korea ( listen), officially the Republic of Korea (Hangul: 대한민국; hanja: 大韓民國; RR: Daehanminguk,  listen) and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from the ancient Kingdom of Goguryeo, also known as Koryŏ. Highly urbanized at 92%, Koreans lead a distinctive urban lifestyle with half of them living in the Seoul Capital Area, the world's second largest city with over 25 million residents and a leading global city with the fourth largest economy, rated in 2016 as the world's most livable megacity and safest city to live in. Highly mountainous, Korea is a popular winter sport destination in Asia, hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics.

The earliest Korean pottery dates to 8000 BC, with three kingdoms flourishing at 1st century BC. One of them, Goguryeo, ruled Northeast China, parts of Russia and Mongolia under Gwanggaeto the Great. Since their unification into Silla and Balhae in the 7th century, Korea enjoyed over a millennium of relative tranquility under long lasting dynasties with innovations like Hangul, the unique alphabet created by Sejong the Great in 1446, enabling anyone to easily learn to read and write. Its rich and vibrant culture left 17 UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity, the third largest in the world, along with 12 World Heritage Sites. Korea was annexed by Imperial Japan in 1910 due to its strategic and central location, after whose surrender in 1945, it was divided into North and South Korea. A North Korean invasion lead to the Korean War (1950–53). Peace has since mostly continued with the two agreeing to work peacefully for reunification and the South solidifying peace as a regional power with the world's 10th largest defence budget and strong global alliances. In 2016, Korea was rated as the world's safest country to live in, with the lowest crime rate.

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Eco-Friendly "Paper Bottle" Turns Out To Be A Paper Sleeve With A Plastic Bottle Inside

IFL Science 15 Apr 2021
The bottle even comes with text on the front that reads "Hello, I'm a paper bottle", only it turns out it contains a second plastic bottle inside ... After plenty of criticism in South Korea, the firm clarified that the "Hello, I'm a paper bottle" label only referred to the paper bottle around the plastic bottle....

D. One Vision Management (DOV) Announces New $50 Million Fund to Empower Frontier Technology Companies ...

The Marshall News Messenger 24 Mar 2021
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 23, 2021--. D. One Vision Management (DOV) today announced the closing of DOV Singularity Fund II, with over $50 million to invest solely in the disruptive solutions that advance tech-powered future and humanity ... About D ... D ... Email us ... NORTH AMERICA UNITED STATES SOUTH KOREA ASIA PACIFIC CANADA....

Finneas & Ne-Yo join Hello 2021: Americas line-up

Hollywood 31 Dec 2020
Hello 2021 will be comprised of five different shows for viewers in the Americas, the U.K., South Korea, Japan, and India, where fans will be treated to speeches, musical performances, and dance parties from big name stars across the ......

Dua Lipa and Demi Lovato to ring in 2021 in YouTube special

Music News 11 Dec 2020
Hello 2021 will feature five different shows for viewers in the Americas, the U.K., South Korea, Japan, and India, where fans will be treated to speeches, musical performances, and dance parties from big name stars across the globe as they count down to the New Year....

D. One Vision Management Leads $16 Million Series A Investment In PrinterPrezz

Daily Freeman 10 Dec 2020
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 10, 2020--. D ... Through its DOV Singularity Fund, D. One Vision Management served as the lead investor in PrinterPrezz’s recently completed $16 million Series A funding ... This press release features multimedia ... About D ... D ... D ... Email us ... NEW YORK SOUTH KOREA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA ASIA PACIFIC ... D....

Twitter is the new nuclear button

The National 03 Dec 2020
But President Trump also used his tweets to take steam out of the conflict as an agreement drew near, inviting Mr Kim to “shake hands and say hello” at the border between North and South Korea, an historic event which ended up taking place....

Devon County Council: Take A Stand Against the Badger Cull in Devon!

The Petition Site 27 Nov 2020
Hello 👋,. We oppose the horrific animal cruelty involved in the dog meat trades of China and South Korea, the seal hunt of Canada, the dolphin hunt in Taji, Japan, and the Grindadrap in the Faroe Islands (and rightly so!). Yet, there is another horrific animal massacre happening right here, on our doorstep, in the UK; the badger cull....

My friendship with Mr. Park (I)

Shenzhen Daily 23 Sep 2020
He is about 45 years old, from South Korea ... “I am from South Korea,” he said ... He told me that he had a job and family in South Korea ... He said in South Korea, they also had a Chess game, similar to Chinese chess, but the rules were a little difficult....

Why K-Pop Stars Jungkook, Cha Eun Woo, Mingyu, Jaehyun's Agencies Apologised For Their Seoul Club Visit

Yahoo Daily News 18 May 2020
Hello, this is SM Entertainment ... MinGyu of Seventeen attends the photocall for 'Lafuma x SEVENTEEN' on November 20, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea ... Many of the bars and nightclubs in Itaewon cater to LGBT+ people and South Korea had last week announced several measures to protect the privacy of people coming forward for testing....

Thursday briefing: Higher BAME toll of coronavirus

The Guardian 23 Apr 2020
Black, Asian and minority ethnic people over-represented among victims how South Korea broke the back of epidemic and find your inner stargazer Hello, Warren Murray with the stories that should be top of mind this morning .......

Binance Enters South Korea, Japanese Regulators Approve OkCoin Launch

CoinGape 31 Mar 2020
Binance is set to launch in South-Korea after the acquisition of BxB Inc., the fintech company behind KRWb, as an extension of it’s global exchange via a could platform ... says ‘Hello South-Korea’, in a tweet to address the launch ... Binance Schedule for South Korean Market Japanese Regulators Give Green Signal to Ok Group....

6 new K-Pop songs you need to listen to

Gulf News 24 Nov 2019
1 of 6 ... Vibrant and upbeat ‘Blueming’ swept all major charts within hours of its release and other tracks off the album landed in the top 10 of all five realtime charts in Korea ... On the same day as WJSN’s comeback, rookie group CIX dropped second EP titled, ‘HELLO Chapter 2. Hello, Strange Place’, voicing social issues South Korea’s youth are facing ... ....

Otto Warmbier's parents on 'mission' to hold North Korea responsible for son's death, seize assets worldwide

Yahoo Daily News 22 Nov 2019
Speaking in South Korea's capital on Friday, Cindy and Fred Warmbier said they were committed to tracking down and seizing the North Korean government's assets around the world to pressure the regime over its abysmal human rights record ... conference in Seoul, South Korea, Nov....

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