pattern the possibility of Taiwan CATCHER (KaNaru) to adopt the metal casing of the supply unibody to the housing new flagship model of smartphones South Korea Samsung Electronics (Samsung Electronics) is put into in 2015 of "Galaxy S5" there is a growing 's. Show More Summary
After 12 years, nearly $700 billion, and more than 2,000 dead U.S. soldiers, here's what the United States has to show for its efforts in Afghanistan: a government that's perceived to be as corrupt as North Korea, according to a new report from the anti-corruption group Transparency International. Show More Summary
The largest floating object ever constructed has been floated out of dry dock at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. Here's a time lapse video.
No I’m not talking about Piers Morgan, although thanks for that. I was just wondering when you turned into North Korea? Seriously, I missed the memo. I mean I know I get busy with the kids and all but I’m not sure how I missed this story before you did your dirty work. That is, before you TOOK A BABY FORCIBLY FROM A MOTHER’S WOMB! | Read More »
Commercials for the 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan have debuted in South Korea, giving us a better look at the new luxury sedan.
…high-tech exports such as machinery, the aerospace sector, computers and electronics accounted for more than 17 per cent of Mexico’s GDP last year, only trailing South Korea and Germany and even ahead of China, according to state trade and investment promotion agency, ProMexico. Mexico’s central state of Guanajuato, for example, was once a prime New […]
A possible explanation emerges for why North Korea is holding Merrill Newman, 85, who visited the country as a tourist in October.
Computer games are dangerously addictive, argues a South Korean politican. This country has to be be saved from the four major addictions. We have to understand the pain individuals and families of alcohol, drugs, gambling, and game addicts go through,...
While burgeoning cities across the globe ostentatiously display their glitzy skyscrapers — from Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers — Incheon has something else in mind: putting a 450-meter-high building into stealth mode. Show More Summary
Photo via Co.Design In what will surely become a mecca of sorts for globe-trotting fans of mid-'90s stoner comedy Biodome (and O.K., maybe a few nature enthusiasts), South Korea is on track to open the nature center to end all...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Six decades before he went to North Korea as a curious tourist, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.
The American military veteran detained in North Korea oversaw a guerrilla group that was glorified in the South and vilified in the North. “Why did he go to North Korea?” a former member of the unit told the Associated Press, which spoke with several former members of the unit this week. Show More Summary
If reports from the South are correct, North Korea is seeing a major change in its leadership. Kim Jong Un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, has reportedly been fired from his role as vice chairman of the country's powerful National Defense Commission, per South Korea's spy agency. Yonhap reports that Jang...
The Washington Post reports that the veteran who is imprisoned in North Korea, Merrill Newman, was actually an adviser to North Korean guerrillas fighting against the Stalinist government 60 years ago. “Why did he go to North Korea?” asked Park Boo Seo, a former member of the Kuwol partisan unit, which is still loathed in […]
Denmark, New Zealand, Finland, and Sweden are the four least corrupt countries in the world, according to Transparency International's 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). Somalia, Korea, and Afghanistan are the most corrupt. The...Show More Summary
Good morning. Here's what you need to know. Asian markets were mixed in overnight trading. Japan's Nikkei closed up 0.60%, Korea's KOSPI was down 1.05%, and Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.53%. European markets were all down as well, and U.S. Show More Summary
The uncle of North Korea’s young dictator, Kim Jong Un, has reportedly been ousted. In a briefing to South Korean lawmakers on Tuesday, intelligence officials in Seoul said Jang Song Thaek was removed from his post as chairman of his country’s National Defence Commission, and that several of his associates were executed. Show More Summary
The detention of an 85-year-old American in North Korea appears to be revenge for his actions with a group of guerrilla fighters that did immense damage to the North during the Korean War, the AP finds in interviews with former members. Surviving fighters from the Kuwol partisan unit—glorified in...
Bitcoin will get you bread in South Korea, thanks to a bakery in Incheon that took the landmark step of allowing customers to pay with the world’s most common virtual currency.
By Juan Carlos Zuleta: In an article published two years ago I concluded: There is at least one reason to believe that Japan has much more potential than South Korea to dramatically increase production of Li-ion batteries in the world in the next five years or so. Show More Summary