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SEOUL (Reuters) – Two North Korean defector-run groups targeted for legal action by South Korean authorities say they intend to continue sending propaganda leaflets and humanitarian aid into North Korea, despite criticism from governments in both countries. FILE PHOTO: Park Sang-hak, a North Korean defector and leader of an anti-North Korea civic group, shows leaflets
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(Reuters) – South Africa’s Life Healthcare said on Tuesday its southern African operation was hit by a cyber attack affecting its admissions systems, business processing systems and email servers, but is yet to determine the extent to which data has been compromised. The hospital operator said its patient care was not impacted and an investigation
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SEOUL (Reuters) – A self-driving robot equipped with cameras and an LED screen greets visitors at the lobby in the headquarters of South Korea’s largest mobile operator, checking their temperature, dispensing hand sanitiser and disinfecting the floor. A self-driving robot checks the body temperature of an employee during its demonstration at the headquarters of SK
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(Reuters) – Bertha, the second named storm this Atlantic hurricane season, has weakened to a tropical depression but was still expected to bring heavy rain and possibly life-threatening flash floods to parts of the Carolinas and Virginia, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Wednesday. The tropical depression, which now packed maximum sustained winds
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SEOUL (Reuters) – For years, Jeong Nam-poong has found entertainment at daytime discotheques called colatecs that cater to older folks, often losing track of time while dancing the jitterbug under fairy lights and mirror balls. He can’t do that anymore. With colatecs mostly shut down after coronavirus infections linked to nightclubs raised fears of a
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FILE PHOTO: Quarantine workers spray disinfectants at night spots of Itaewon neighborhood, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Seoul, South Korea, May 11, 2020. Yonhap/via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Sunday reported five new domestic cases of coronavirus, all linked to a cluster of cases centred around bars and nightclubs in the
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