North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus

North Korea remains totally free of the coronavirus, a senior health official in Pyongyang has insisted, despite mounting scepticism overseas as confirmed global infections near one million. The already isolated, nuclear-armed North quickly shut down its borders after the virus was first detected in neighbouring China in January, and imposed strict containment measures. Pak Myong Su, director of the anti-epidemic […]

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South Korea on frontline as coronavirus spreads

The deadly coronavirus epidemic spread further outside China on Monday with a surge of infections in South Korea making it the biggest hotspot abroad, while authorities in Europe and the Middle East battled worsening outbreaks. The number of fatalities in China also continued to soar, with 150 more confirmed deaths taking the official death toll to nearly 2,600. Chinese authorities […]

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South Korea becomes newest front in shifting virus outbreak

Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, making the country the newest front in a widening global outbreak centered in China and now reverberating elsewhere. South Korea said two people have died and 204 have been infected with the virus, quadruple the number of cases it had two days earlier. Schools were shuttered Friday, churches told worshipers […]

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K-Pop Star Sulli Has Died At Age 25 At Her Home In South Korea

K-pop star and former f(x) band member Sulli, Choi Jin-ri, was found dead at her home in South Korea. The police investigation is ongoing, but at this time her cause of death is apparent suicide. Sulli was outspoken about cyber bullying and reportedly dealt with severe depression. Choi Jin-ri, best known by her K-pop stage name Sulli, was found dead […]

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