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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea, is a state in East Asia, located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north. Its capital is Seoul. South Korea lies in a temperate climate region with a predominantly mountainous terrain. Its territory covers a total area of 100,032 square kilometers and has a population of over 50 million.

Articles About South Korea

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North Korea Demands That China Take Down Kim Jong Un’s Viral Dance Video – Report [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Kim Jong Un’s dancing has infuriated North Korea. The reclusive nation demanded China to take down a viral video that sees its supreme leader digitally manipulated into dancing. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, JAPAN, UKRAINE

File Photo of Employee of Samsung Electronics Walking Past the Company Main Office in Seoul
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Gets New Bendable and Metal Design; Galaxy Alpha/S5 Prime/Galaxy F Hinted for August

By IBTimes AU

A new design feature has been rumoured for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, while the Samsung Galaxy Alpha/S5 Prime/Galaxy F has been hinted for an August release date. (Jul 22)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG

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Samsung Battling at Two Fronts to Protect Mobile Market Shares

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Electronics is battling at two fronts to defend its market turf, reports Reuters. On the one end is high end Apple with its iPhones and at the other end cheaper Chinese rivals are eating away its market. The report quotes a recent survey by Counterpoint to show this new development. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, HTC

Actor Samuel L. Jackson arrives for the American Theatre Wing's 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, June 8, 2014.
Avengers 2 Costume Update: Iron Man 'Bulkier' With Hulk-Like Armour To Debut In Sequel [Video]

By IBTimes AU

Iron Man will definitely need new armour if he is to defeat The Hulk. Tony Stark is apparently prepared to "bulk up" in order for him to beat the angry green giant, which reports have said will ultimately happen in "Avengers: Age of Ultron. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, SOUTH AFRICA, LONDON

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Australia Is Top Internet Trader Among G20 Nations

By IBTimes AU

A study commissioned by eBay that prepared the first G-20 e-Trade Readiness Index identified Australia as the best place to take advantage of Internet trade compared to other developed economies. (Jul 16)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, G20, SMARTPHONE

File Photo of Employee of Samsung Electronics Walking Past the Company Main Office in Seoul
Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha/Prime/Galaxy F Gets New Details as Galaxy Note 4 Thinner Design Gets Patented

By IBTimes AU

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Alpha/S5 Prime/Galaxy F is rumoured once more with details and a new name, while the Galaxy Note 4 has been patented to get a thinner design. (Jul 16)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, JAPAN, ANDROID

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LG Reported to be Developing Windows Based Smartphone, TV, PC

By IBTimes AU

LG is believed to be working on a range of Windows based devices, which includes a smartphone, TV as well as a PC. This has been inadvertantly leaked in a LinkedIn post by a Microsoft Program Manager in South Korea. (Jul 12)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, LG ELECTRONICS, INDIA, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Raining Discounts: $100 Price Cut on Moto X; LG G3 Available for $100 On-Contract; Sony Xperia Z2 on Release Date Gets $50 Price Cut (U.S.)
LG G3 Prime Powered by Snapdragon 805 Processor and LTE Support Spotted in Korea

By IBTimes AU

Quite interestingly, the tag line of LG G3 is "Simple is the new smart." With LG G3, the South Korean conglomerate has upped the bar for other smartphone manufacturers with its killer features and solid under the hood performance. However, the latest news is that LG G3 Prime (aka LG G3 Cat. (Jul 12)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE, SONY, HTC

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LG G Watch Now Selling Worldwide, Five Features to Anticipate [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

South Korean multinational LG recently launched its worldwide sales for the first Android wear, the G Watch. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (Galaxy F) vs. Nokia Lumia 930 – Specifications, Features, Release Date and Price Showdown
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A Supposedly Better than the Vanilla Galaxy S5—So Here’s a Way to Get it Yourself

By IBTimes AU

Samsung may already be focusing on WQHD displays as it compares the more recent Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A with the vanilla Samsung Galaxy S5. And there’s now a way to get the newer Galaxy S5 model via online if you’re not in South Korea. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, SONY, ANDROID