South Korea

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Current global geopolitical situation favourable for closer Dhaka-Seoul relations: Envoy

The current global geopolitical situation is creating more opportunities than challenges for South Korea and Bangladesh for closer collaboration as the two nations seek to have their relations deep...

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

SKAI: New South Korean restaurant in Dhaka

If you are a fan of South Korea and hot pot, then SKAI, the newest South Korean dine-in bistro, is the “Hot Pot” place for you!

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian': Surrealism and suffering in South Korea

Han Kang’s atmospheric novel, The Vegetarian (Portobello, 2016), is an evocative look at the psychosis of a woman plagued by her own humanity. In a masterstroke,

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

Japan removes of S Korea from favoured trade list

Japan's cabinet approves a plan to remove South Korea from a list of countries that enjoy minimum export controls, a move likely to escalate tensions fuelled by a dispute over compensation for...

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

S Korea keen to boost investment in Bangladesh

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has expressed his government’s interest to invest in some emerging sectors of Bangladesh like infrastructure, power, information and communication technology...

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

'US urges S Korea to reject Huawei goods, citing security risks'

The US government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies Co Ltd products, a South Korean newspaper reports, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese...

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

S Korea launches 5G ahead of other countries

South Korea launches the world's first nationwide 5G mobile networks two days early, its top mobile carriers says, in a late-night scramble to be the first providers of the super-fast wireless...

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019

SKorean subsidies encourage foreign ‘bride buying’

Raising a rural population that has been declining for come 30 years has long been near the top of the government agenda, with some municipal governments resorting to helping pay for foreign brides.

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

Koreas commit to 'era of no war'

North Korea said it would close a key missile test facility in the presence of "international experts" and potentially destroy its primary nuclear complex if the United States agrees to...

July 17, 2018
July 17, 2018

Five dead in SKorea military helicopter crash

Five marines are killed and one injured when a South Korean military helicopter crashes at a marine base in the country's southeast, the defence ministry says.