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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

League of Legends Finals Hauls 40K Fans, Samsung White Wins 1M Prize [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Samsung White, a South Korea-based team, captured the 2014 League of Legends World Championships and took home the $1M USD prize pool. The event attracted 40,000 fans in a live viewing party at a stadium in Seoul, South Korea. (11:06 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, CALIFORNIA, NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, CHINA, MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

People walk past a Singapore Airlines ticketing counter at Changi Airport in Singapore May 7, 2014.
Asia Has World’s Best & Worst Airports 2014 [Complete Lists]

By IBTimes AU

Pakistan has the worst airport in 2014 and Singapore the best. (2:46 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, PAKISTAN, JAPAN, NEW YORK

A sculptor walks past sculptures based on characters from Disney movies
Australia Amends Film Co-production Rules To Attract Big Ventures

By IBTimes AU

Australia needs to optimise its strengths in international film projects. (1:51 pm)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNITED KINGDOM, GERMANY, ISRAEL, AUSTRALIA, SOUTH AFRICA

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North Korea Founder Receives Blood Transfusion For ‘Eternal’ Life

By IBTimes AU

Kim Il Sung had sought ways to reach 100 years old (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD

A visitor holds a new Samsung Galaxy Note Edge smartphone after its presentation at the Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 event ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, September 3, 2014.
Sprint, AT&T And T-Mobile To Offer Samsung Galaxy Note Edge; Russian Price Is $1218 Equivalent

By IBTimes AU

Three U.S. carriers will be offering the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. (Oct 21)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, AT&T, SAMSUNG, MANUFACTURING, RUSSIA, IPAD

A man holds a Samsung Galaxy Note tablet PC
Samsung News: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Owners Get Freebies, Possible Facebook VR and Flexible Battery Spotted

By IBTimes AU

Turn your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 into a handheld gaming device with the new OnLive app, alongside a few trial months made free. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, FACEBOOK, ANDROID

Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo looks on after a ceremony inaugurating a new parliament in Jakarta, October 1, 2014. Indonesia inaugurated a new, opposition-dominated parliament on Wednesday, one that is expected to obstruct incoming president Jok
PM Tony Abbott & Other World Leaders To Inaugural Rite Of Indonesian President Widodo Sans Invitation

By IBTimes AU

Is it Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's way of repairing the diplomatic ties between Jakarta and Canberra after the mobile phone scandal that marred the relationship between Indonesia and Australia? (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: MARK ZUCKERBERG, FACEBOOK, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, TONY ABBOTT

A pair of Adelie penguins are pictured at Cape Denison, Commonwealth Bay, East Antarctica
Australia Unveils Big Funding Plans For Antarctica Research

By IBTimes AU

It is a strategic step with big returns in the pipeline after potential partners like China have evinced the desire for cooperation. (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, ARGENTINA, INVESTMENT

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone At The Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 Event Ahead Of The IFA Electronics Show In Berlin
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Gets First Software Update, Enhances Battery Life More

By IBTimes AU

Galaxy Note 4 gets its first firmware update. It will significantly improve the battery life of the phablet. (Oct 14)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG

The iPhone 6 And The iPhone 6 Plus Are Shown During An Apple Event At The Flint Center In Cupertino
iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus To Be Available In 36 More Countries By October End

By IBTimes AU

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are all set to hit 36 new countries by the end of October. (Oct 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, ISRAEL, JAPAN, THAILAND, INDIA