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Trump blasts best-picture Oscar for South Korean film ‘Parasite’...

02 February, 2020 4:13 pm 4:13 pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s “Gone with the Wind.” “Parasite,” a dark social satire about the gap between rich and poor in modern Seoul, earlier … Read More

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Parasite’ scores historic upset at SAG awards, boosting Oscar chances

01 January, 2020 4:51 pm 4:51 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – South Korean thriller “Parasite” was the upset winner at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday, while Joaquin Phoenix and Renee Zellweger were named best actors, cementing their roles as frontrunners at the Oscars next month. “Parasite,” the Korean language social satire about the wealth gap in South Korea, was … Read More

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Trump, South Korea’s Moon discuss trying to maintain talks with North...

12 December, 2019 11:54 am 11:54 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a half-hour phone discussion on ways to maintain diplomacy with North Korea, Seoul said on Saturday, as Pyongyang warns of waning patience with stalled nuclear talks. The two leaders agreed that the situation has become “severe” and that “dialogue momentum should … Read More

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South Korean portal to disable entertainment comments after death of K-pop ...

10 October, 2019 3:12 pm 3:12 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – Major South Korean portal Daum will temporarily close its comments sections on entertainment news, operator Kakao Corp said on Friday, after the death of a K-pop star who had opposed cyber bullying. Sulli, a former member of top South Korean girl group f(x), who had spoken out against cyber bullying, was found … Read More

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South Korea serial killer suspect identified after 33 years

09 September, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

SEOUL (AFP) – South Korean police have identified a suspect in one of the country´s most notorious serial murder cases more than 30 years after the first of the 10 killings, they said Thursday. Between 1986 and 1991 more than two million police officers – a record for a single case – were mobilised to … Read More

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Trump ‘in no rush’ on North Korea denuclearisation

02 February, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he wants North Korea to end its nuclear programme, but has no pressing time schedule for this, as he dispatched his special envoy to finalise preparations for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump … Read More

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves towards peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected to relay an invitation to Pope Francis to visit North Korea. Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the number two in the Vatican, said a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica … Read More