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  South Korea has an estimated 30,000 dolmens, and North Korea half that again, accounting for a combined 40 per cent of the world’s total. Photograph: Korean Culture and Information Service

Maybe everyone knew this already, and if so I apologise for my ignorance, but at a reception to mark its national day this week, I was astounded to le(...)

‘New-type SLBM Pukguksong-3’ in waters off Wonsan Bay of the East Sea of Korea. Photograph: KCNA via KNS/AFP

North Korea has confirmed it tested a new submarine-launched ballistic missile, calling it a “significant achievement” in its efforts to contain exter(...)

Photograph: Kyle Lam/Bloomberg

Anheuser-Busch InBev has pulled off one of the year’s biggest initial public offerings the second time around, raising about $5 billion (€4.54 billion(...)

The OECD downgraded the economic forecasts for almost all of the countries it examined, citing trade tensions among the drivers. Photograph: iStock

Ireland will suffer the biggest negative shock from a no-deal Brexit outside the UK, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)(...)

June 12th, 2018: US president Donald Trump (right) meets with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un  in Singapore. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited US president Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August amid stalled denuclearisation talks, a(...)

On paper, Japan has one of the best paternity leave policies in the world. In practice, very few men – less than one in 16 – take advantage of their l(...)

The ultra-budget City K-ZE has just been launched in China and it’s astonishing, even for a brand long known for its EV commitment

Renault might just have launched the most significant car in the modern world, but nobody noticed. The ultra-budget City K-ZE has just been launched (...)

A woman walks past a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

North Korea launched at least two unidentified projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said. The launches came hours after the (...)

Samsung vice chairman Jay Y Lee is escorted as he leaves the Seoul central district court after   a retrial was ordered over bribery charges. Photograph: Getty Images

South Korea’s highest court ordered the retrial of Samsung vice chairman Jay Y Lee over bribery charges, reviving legal uncertainty around the country(...)

It has taken three satellite experiments over two decades to accurately measure the cosmic microwave background, thousands of scientists have painstakingly built their careers on this endeavour and books have been written

We have one universe, but at present different determinations of its rate of expansion, which simply do not agree. This constitutes a puzzle, the reso(...)

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