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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

Instant Noodles Have Serious Health Implications
Refraining from Your Regular Quota of Instant Noodles Might Save Your Life

By IBTimes AU

Instant noodles are being linked to strokes and heart diseases. (Aug 29)

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2014 FIBA World Cup Preview: Korea

By IBTimes AU

Coach Yoo Jae-Hak disclosed a twelve man roster for the upcoming 2014 FIBA World Championships to be held from August 30 to September 14 in Spain. (Aug 29)

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2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Team Preview: Lithuania

By IBTimes AU

Lithuania is one of the participating nations in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup that presents a big threat not only to the teams in its group, but also to the United States. (Aug 28)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, ANGOLA, SILVER

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo: Top Changes and Improvements From Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update

By IBTimes AU

International model of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo is now upgradable to the official Android 4.4.2 KitKat software. Android 4.4.2 KitKat update initially started in India and gradually spreading on other territories bringing various improvements to performance and user interface. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, INDIA, ANDROID

Pope Francis waves as he leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican
Catholics Should Brace for Another Papal Conclave as Pope Francis Does Not Rule Out Retirement Over Belief He Has 2-3 More Years to Live

By IBTimes AU

Another papal conclave may take place if Pope Francis decides to follow the path that his predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, took and retire instead of die as pontiff of the 1.2-billion strong Roman Catholic church. (Aug 20)

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ANTM Producer and Judge Tyra Banks
'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 21: Kelly Cutrone Hates Contestants Trying To Be Buddies

By IBTimes AU

ANTM's Judge Kelly Cutrone talks competition and what contestants should do to win. (Aug 19)

Pope Francis speaks as he leads a mass in Sibari, southern Italy, June 21, 2014. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito (ITALY - Tags: RELIGION)
Pope Francis in S. Korea: Delivers Speech in English for Very 1st Time, Rides Bullet Train (VIDEO)

By IBTimes AU

Deviating from the norms to create his own landmark legacies is nothing new with Pope Francis. He has been doing surprises since taking on the leadership of the Roman Catholic church in March 2013. But in his first ever visit to Asia, the pope did mo... (Aug 18)

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Maria Sharapova of Russia poses with her trophy in the dressing room after winning the women's singles final match against Simona Halep of Romania during the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 7, 2014.
Forbes’ Top 10 Highest-Paid Female Athletes of 2014, Maria Sharapova Reigns for Second Consecutive Year

By IBTimes AU

Forbes has unveiled its top 10 highest-paid female athletes of 2014. Seven out of the 10 spots were claimed by tennis athletes. (Aug 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, HSBC, SAMSUNG, COURT

Pope Francis waves as he leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican
Pope Francis Arrives in South Korea for 1st Asia Trip, North Fires Rockets

By IBTimes AU

Pope Francis has arrived in South Korea for his first ever Asian visit since becoming pontiff of the 1.2-billion strong Roman Catholic church in March 2013. It was also the first visit by a pope to the region in 25 years. (Aug 14)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN

iPhone 6
Slim-Build iPhone 6 Firms Up Ahead of Release Date as Apple Supplier Hints of Final Body Design

By IBTimes AU

The iPhone 6 on release date is rumoured to sport an ultra-slim body finish that is accentuated with curved corners and the latest word from Asia suggests that the redesigned form-factor has been finalised. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, IPAD