The closer you look at Hun Kyu Kim’s paintings, the more disquieting they become. The closer you look at Hun Kyu Kim’s paintings, the more disquieting they become. Evolving perspectivesThese new paintings (the most expensive of which sold for around $60,000) are perhaps Kim’s most complex to date. Three of the paintings he created for Frieze Seoul feature the word “uncomfortable” in their titles. And Kim’s work may now be more amenable to audiences in South Korea, where talking about political issues is still “considered a kind of taboo,” he said.
A South Korean-born woman facing murder charges in New Zealand over her possible connection to the remains of two children found abandoned in suitcases “may soon” appear in a local court, according to the coroner. She has denied the charges but agreed to be sent back to New Zealand, the court told CNN. In the weeks since, New Zealand’s Justice Ministry submitted a formal request for her extradition to the South Korean ministry. The South Korean Justice Ministry last month instructed prosecutors to apply for the review at the court after determining there was “considerable reason” to believe the suspect committed the crimes. South Korean authorities say the woman was born in South Korea and later moved to New Zealand, where she gained citizenship.17 days ago 7NEWS
Watch the latest sport on Channel 7 or stream for free on 7plus >>How to watch the 2022 FIFA World CupThe 2022 FIFA World Cup will be televised in Australia on free-to-air broadcaster SBS and SBS VICELAND. Tournament formatThe 2022 FIFA World Cup features 32 nations, split into eight groups of four. Led by superstar Gareth Bale and veteran midfielder Aaron Ramsey, Wales make their first appearance at a World Cup since 1958. Costa Rica were the very last team to qualify for the Qatar World Cup after overcoming New Zealand in the intercontinental play-off. Mario Gotze is in Germany's World Cup squad after a five-year absence from the national team.16 days ago 7NEWS
An Australian woman is one of more than 150 people who died in a stampede at a South Korean Halloween parade, officials have confirmed. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed on Sunday night it had been notified of the Australian’s death in Seoul. “The Australian Embassy in Seoul has been notified of the death of an Australian at the tragic event in Seoul, South Korea on the evening of 29 October (local time),” the spokesman said. South Korea mourns“Our sincere condolences for all affected by this terrible tragedy,” Prime Minister Anthony Albanese tweeted on Sunday morning. It was the first Halloween event in Seoul in three years after the country lifted COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing.1 month ago 7NEWS
At least 146 people have been killed in a crush when a huge crowd celebrating Halloween surged into an alley in a night life area of the South Korean capital Seoul. Many of the injured were in serious condition and receiving emergency treatment, the officials said. Watch the latest News on Channel 7 or stream for free on 7plus >>It was the first Halloween event in Seoul in three years after the country lifted COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing. “A number of people fell during a Halloween festival, and we have a large number of casualties,” Choi said. Ambulances and rescue workers arrive near the scene of an incident, in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. Credit: Lee Jin-man / APAmbulances carrying victims head to the hospital near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. Credit: Lee Jin-man / APAt least 146 people have died after a Halloween stampede in South Korea's capital.1 month ago 7NEWS
Interestingly, the Niro Plus is more affordable than equivalent S versions of the second-generation Niro crossover, which launched Down Under earlier this year. Pricing2023 Kia Niro Plus HEV S: $41,7102023 Kia Niro Plus EV S: $64,450Prices exclude on-road costsNiro Plus Taxi (overseas model) Credit: CarExpertDrivetrainsThe Kia Niro Plus HEV draws upon a 1.6-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine teamed with an electric motor and small lithium-ion battery pack. Meanwhile, the Niro Plus EV is powered solely by a permanent magnet synchronous electric motor, delivering 150kW of power and 395Nm of torque. EfficiencyKia quotes a combined fuel consumption rating of 4.3L/100km for the Niro Plus HEV, with CO2 emissions quoted at 97g/km. Niro Plus EV models quote 427 kilometres of electric range on the WLTP test cycle, with a quoted efficiency figure of 16.6kWh/100km.29 days ago 7NEWS
The FIFA World Cup kicks off in the early hours of next Monday morning with Australian football fans set to battle sleep due to Qatar’s unfriendly time zone. There are four timeslots for in the first 10 days of competition with games kicking off at 9pm, 12am, 3am and 6am AEDT. But after that there are only two timeslots with games starting at 2am and 6am AEDT. Watch the latest sport on Channel 7 or stream for free on 7plus >>To help you get ready for the World Cup, we’ve got all the matches listed below in AEDT time. Monday, November 21Group A3am: Qatar vs Ecuador, Al Bayt Stadium, Al KhorTuesday, November 22Group B12am: England vs Iran, Khalifa International Stadium, Al RayyanGroup A3am: Senegal vs Netherlands, Al Thumama Stadium, DohaGroup B6am: USA vs Wales, Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al RayyanGroup C9pm: Argentina vs Saudi Arabia, Lusail Iconic Stadium, LusailWednesday, November 23Group D12am: Denmark vs Tunisia, Education City Stadium, Al RayyanGroup C3am: Mexico vs Poland, Stadium 974, DohaGroup D6am: Australia vs France, Al Janoub Stadium, Al WakrahGroup F9pm: Morocco vs Croatia, Al Bayt Stadium, Al KhorMatthew Leckie and Jamie McLaren before jetting off to Qatar.16 days ago 7NEWS