North Korea plays South Korea in empty stadium for World Cup qualifier (TMZ)

North Korea faced off with South Korea in a historic soccer World Cup qualifier … but nobody saw it — ’cause North Korea didn’t allow fans in the stadium OR a TV broadcast. The meeting between the two teams on…

Wa-ha-la – Doctor performs abortion on the wrong woman

A doctor performed an abortion on the wrong woman in South Korea after mixing up two patients. The victim, from Vietnam, visited a hospital in the Gangseo district, Seoul, where doctors confirmed she was six weeks pregnant on August 7,…

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers rip Koreans apart to seal first win (Guardian)

Nigeria’s D’Tigers Wednesday crushed South Korea 108-66 in their last game of Group B to record their first win of the on-going FIBA Basketball World Cup in Wuhan, China. The win ensured that Africa’s top-ranked team advanced to the Classification…

S Korea ex-leader Park and Samsung heir Lee face bribery retrials (BBC)

South Korea’s top court has set aside part of jailed former President Park Geun-hye’s conviction and ordered a retrial. The court said separate verdicts should have been reached on the bribery allegations against her and sent the case back to…

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea (BBC)

North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision “completely the fault of South Korea’s actions”. It issued a statement in response to a speech by South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Thursday. Meanwhile, early on…

South Korea hits back at Japan in WW2 dispute (BBC)

South Korea has said it will take Japan off its favoured trade partners’ list. The move is a tit-for-tat response to Japan’s decision earlier this month to do the same to South Korea. Industry Minister Sung Yun-mo said Japan would be…

North Korea fires more missiles as South begins joint drill with US (BBC)

North Korea has fired two unidentified missiles, its fourth such launch in less than two weeks, South Korea’s military has said. They were fired from South Hwanghae province across the peninsula into the sea to the east, a statement said.…

Japan car sales slump in South Korea as trade row escalates (BBC)

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea fell sharply last month as a bitter trade row been the two countries provoked a consumer backlash. Industry data showed Toyota sales plunged 32% from a year earlier, while Honda’s sales slid 34%.…

Japan to strike South Korea off trusted export list as rift deepens (BBC)

Japan will remove South Korea from its list of trusted trade partners, deepening a bitter row between the two countries. The decision to strike South Korea off its so-called “white list” puts fresh trading restrictions on the country. South Korean…

Shin Ok-ju: S Korean doomsday cult leader jailed for six years (BBC)

The leader of a South Korean doomsday cult has been sentenced to six years in jail for holding her followers captive in Fiji and subjecting them to violence. Shin Ok-ju, who founded the Grace Road Church, convinced 400 people to…

thisislagos.ng is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. thisislagos.ng will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. thisislagos.ng covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!
Categories