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Fans of boy band BTS join swarm of Ants chasing South Korea's hit IPO

25 Sep 2020

SEOUL Kim Eun-hee wants to complete her collection of memorabilia of Korean boy band BTS by bidding more than $120,000 to buy shares in the group's music label Big Hit Entertainment in South Korea's hottest IPO, which could even shake money markets. | Video

A.I. robot serves customers at Seoul restaurant

15 Sep 2020

"Aglio Kim", a trolley-like robot which uses artificial intelligence (A.I.), is delivering food to customers at a restaurant in Seoul, in order to minimise human contact and help ensure social distancing. | Video

Keeps out rain and COVID-19, Seoul tries smart bus shelter to fight virus

14 Aug 2020

SEOUL Designed to combat summer heat, monsoon rain and the coronavirus, the smart bus shelter has arrived on the streets of the South Korean capital. | Video

Keeps out rain and COVID-19, Seoul tries smart bus shelter to fight virus

14 Aug 2020

SEOUL Designed to combat summer heat, monsoon rain and the coronavirus, the smart bus shelter has arrived on the streets of the South Korean capital. | Video

Chinese giant panda gives birth in South Korean zoo

22 Jul 2020

A Chinese giant panda at South Korea’s Everland amusement park has given birth to a cub, the zoo said on Wednesday, the first baby panda born in the country and a rare event for an endangered species. | Video

Hundreds of drones light up Seoul night sky with coronavirus advice

08 Jul 2020

SEOUL Three hundred drones took to the evening sky over the Han River in South Korea to dispense coronavirus prevention advice through a synchronised light display featuring images of hand-washing and social distancing. | Video

Through the looking glass: South Korean 'augmented reality' mirror allows touchless cosmetics shopping

03 Jul 2020

SEOUL An augmented reality (AR) mirror at the new Seoul flagship boutique of cosmetics powerhouse Amorepacific makes easy work of seeing if that scarlet shade of lipstick or long-lash mascara suits you - even if you're wearing a face mask. | Video

South Korea shoppers line up before dawn ahead of expected Chanel price hike

13 May 2020

SEOUL More than a hundred shoppers waited in line to enter a store of French luxury brand Chanel in Seoul on Wednesday, as they rushed to buy products in the hope of beating price increases expected to kick in later in the week.

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