Officials from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs participate in a meeting presided by the minister in their Sejong-based headquarters on Nov. 18, 2017. The avian flu antigens of the H5 strain were discovered in Gochang, 296 kilometers so

Avian influenza detected in southern S. Korea

The South Korean government said Saturday the avian influenza (AI) virus has been detected at a poultry farm operated by a local conglomerate located in the southern part of the country.
Pohang quakes damage some 2,000 houses, 227 schools

Pohang quakes damage some 2,000 houses, 227 schools

Some 2,000 houses have been damaged by a series of earthquakes as strong as 5.4 magnitude that hit the southeastern city of Pohang last week, the Ministry of Interior and Safety said Sunday.

 
S. Korea delays college entrance exam due to earthquake

S. Korea delays college entrance exam due to earthquake

South Korea decided on Wednesday to postpone the state-administered college entrance exam by a week as a rare 5.4-magnitude quake struck the southeastern city of Pohang and caused fissures in some school buildings there.