In today's news roundup, deadly flooding and landslides in Kinshasa kill over 140 people, South Koreans will become younger next year, and members of Parliament in the United Kingdom take a test meant for 11-year-olds - and do far worse than the students.
Posts tagged as “South Korea”
Severe Weather in South Korea, the US, and Pakistan
Extreme weather is causing serious problems in countries around the world. Today, NewsForKids.net looks at Typhoon Hinnamnor's effects on South Korea, extreme heat in the western United States, and Pakistan's efforts to keep its largest lake from overflowing.
News Roundup: India Protests, BTS Pause, & a Beaver Problem
In today's news roundup, Muslim protests continue over comments made by members of India's ruling political party, the superstar K-pop group BTS announces that it is taking a break, and a beaver takes out the internet for hundreds of people.
News Roundup: Korean President, Australian Emergency, & Street Signs
In today's news roundup, South Korea elects Yoon Suk-yeol as its next president, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison declares an emergency over recent floods, and cities rename streets near Russian embassies to show support for Ukraine.
In recent days, North Korea and China have gone out of their way to show off their military force in threatening ways. Today, NFK looks at these recent actions and the reasons behind them.
News Roundup: Princess Marriage?, BTS Law, & Broken Foot
Among the more unusual news stories recently…the father of Japan's Princess Mako approves her wedding, but problems remain, South Korea passes a "BTS Law" just in time, and US President-elect Biden breaks his foot while playing with his dog.
News Roundup: Asian Typhoons, Chadwick Boseman, & a Balloon Ride
In today's news roundup, Asian countries struggle to deal with back-to-back typhoons, the world remembers Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, and balloons carry magician David Blaine miles into the sky.
On Tuesday, North Korea said that it would end all communication with South Korea, which it called an "enemy". The decision marks a new low point following a period where the two countries worked hard to come together.
News Roundup: US Rocket Launch, Tower Protest Ends, & a Name Change
In today's news roundup, SpaceX and NASA launch the first human spaceflight from the US in almost 10 years, a man comes down after spending nearly a year on a tower, and a very unusual baby name gets changed - a little.
South Korea held a national election on Wednesday in spite of the coronavirus. The election results were a huge success for President Moon Jae-in's Democratic Party, largely because of the way the government has handled the coronavirus crisis.
South Korea says it will send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea. North Korea is suffering from a terrible food shortage following a long period without rain.