Having already received antitrust clearance from the U.S., Brazil, India, South Korea, Japan, Israel, Mexico, South Africa and Ukraine, H.J. Heinz said it has now obtained regulatory clearance from China as well to pave the way for its...Show More Summary
SEOUL, South Korea — This year, North Korea has been flaunting its nuclear hardware in an effort to extort concessions from the United States and South Korea. But the tactic has failed to provoke panic for one key reason: Officials doubt that Pyongyang would be stupid enough to start a nuclear war. Show More Summary
Very sad news today out of South Korea: A 39-year old man jumped to his death on Wednesday from the 11th floor of a building in the city of Busan. He landed on a five-year old girl who was walking with by with her parents on the street...Show More Summary
Just how popular is cosmetic surgery in South Korea? So popular that one in five women there have had it, compared to one in 20 in America, according to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. The statistic comes courtesy of the Atlantic, which mentions it in a broader look...
This is so sad. Man Jumps From Building And Kills Girl According to NY Daily News A young girl was killed after a suicide jumper landed on her head. The 7-year-old died in Busan, South Korea on Wednesday evening
North Korea's hawkish Gen. Kim Kyok-sik has been named army chief, while his predecessor Hyon Yong-chol has apparently been moved to the 5th Corps in the central region. The equally hawkish Kim Yong-chol, the director of the Reconnaissance...Show More Summary
While Eric Schmidt's proclamation that "most" new TVs would have Google TV embedded last year didn't come true, LG stated today that it's bringing the platform to more regions soon. The Korea Times reports an unnamed company executive...Show More Summary
As American citizen Kenneth Bae begins serving 15 years of hard labor at a "special prison" in North Korea for alleged hostile acts against the state, two videos related to the tour guide and Christian missionary have emerged that may shed light on Bae's evangelism activities in the oppressive communist country.
A jumper has killed a 5-year-old girl, crushing her as he jumped to his death from the 11th floor of an apartment building in Busan, South Korea.
The most depressing news story of the week comes out of South Korea where a suicide jumper killed a 5-year-old girl after he fell on top of her outside of his apartment building. According to Kare11, a 39-year-old man jumped to his death from the top of an 11 story building in the southeastern port [...]Show More Summary
Korean director Kim Seong-hong looks to cut deep into the mind of horror fans with his latest horror flick DOCTOR. The film is currently set to open in Korea on June 20th and it sounds like a bloody good time. A doctor looking to get...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department said on Friday that officials up to Attorney General Eric Holder vetted a decision to search an email account belonging to a Fox News reporter whose report on North Korea prompted a leak investigation.
As previously discussed, South Korea has the highest per capita rates of plastic surgery in the world. We've seen plenty of smiley, radiant "after" photos, but artist Ji Yeo has taken "right after" pictures: Haunting photographs of women in recovery rooms, bruised, bandaged, wounded. Read more...
Top North Korean envoy meets China's Xi Jinping in an apparent effort to mend fences between Pyongyang and Beijing.
A senior North Korean military official says his country is willing to resume dialogue after a meeting in Beijing.
59% of those polled view Germany positively, with 55% having warm fuzzies when they think of Canada or the UK. Everyone hates Iran, North Korea and Pakistan. The USA sits mid-table, more liked than not. China, India and Japan are the big slumpers, for some reason, compared to previous polls. [BBC]
Russia regards reports that North Korea is willing to return to six-party talks on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula as a “positive development,” a senior Russian diplomat said Friday.
From Korean director Kim Seong-hong comes Doctor, starring Kim Chang-wan and Bae So-eun. Opening in Korea on June 20th, we have a pretty bloody tease, along with the art. “Doctor follows the exploits of a psychopathic plastic surgeon (Chang-wan) who flies off the proverbial rocker once he discovers that his wife (So-eun) is having an... Read More
WASHINGTON — Tensions are building up between North Korea and its longtime benefactor, China. The Associated Press reported that this latest incident is not viewed favorably by the Chinese government. Recently, a Chinese fishing boat was hijacked by gunmen wearing North Korean military uniforms. They demanded a ransom of about $100,000, kept the hostages for [...]