A new shopping mall named Times Stream is opening in Sillim, southern Seoul, on Nov. 5.
People cool themselves off under a bridge at the Cheonggyecheon, a restored stream that runs through in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Tuesday, as the scorching heat prevails.
V Live, Naver’s live video platform, was downloaded more than one million times since it was first offered in 2015, the IT company said Monday, with the numbers receiving a big boost from the coronavirus pandemic.
The quiet farming village of Jooksan-ri in South Jeolla was devastated earlier this month when a local stream flooded hundreds of hectares of surrounding farmland, following one of the most extreme rainy seasons on record in Korea.
Six fatalities were reported over the weekend as a result of heavy rains that inundated much of central Korea as one of the country's longest wet seasons on record continues.