North Korean and international sky divers on Sunday (September 25) joined the second and final day of an air show in the east coast city of Wonsan, North Korea.
When will Samsung put the Galaxy Note 7 back on sale? Although there were indications from the South Korean company that it would put its phablet back on sale this coming Wednesday in its home territory, that date has been pushed back by another week.
A Hotel Lotte Co. logo is displayed on a window at the Hotel Lotte Seoul hotel in South Korea. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg South Korea’s fifth-largest chaebol has been further embroiled in corruption allegations after police are seeking a warrant to arrest its CEO. This is just another sorry episode in the [...]
Hyundai Merchant Marine (HHM), South Korean’s second largest shipping line, is believed to be looking into buying troubled carrier Hanjin Shipping's 37 container vessels, reports WSJ. HHM will be the first to look at Hanjin’s vessels, with the focus on five 13,000-container ships.
Here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching — fireworks.
With a tightly controlled state media, little access to outside information and a deeply instilled belief that whoever runs the White House is bound to be their sworn enemy, North … Click to Continue »
The Konzerthausorchester in Berlin has named Yubeen Kim as its new principal flute. Yubeen’s quite a catch – easily the hottest contestant at last year’s flute competitions. And only 19. He inherits the seat vacated by Silvia Careddu, who went on to become principal of the Wiener Symphoniker and, very quickly, of the Vienna Philharmonic. […]
Much to the delight of fans worldwide, South Korean actress Song Hye-kyo just won the Pan-Asia beauty contest Goddess Of Asia. Hosted by a Chinese enterprise, the contest evaluated participants based on beauty, brains and popularity....Show More Summary
From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country. More...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - China is investigating executives of a North Korean bank believed to finance the illicit procurement of arms and materials related to the isolated country's banned nuclear program, South Korea's JoongAng Daily reported on Monday.
KHP/Surion rollout(click to view full) South Korea currently owns around 700 helicopters, but more than half are considered outdated, and they need to be replaced. December 2005 marked the endgame for a South Korean competition to produce about 245 utility transport helicopters, which would be developed and produced as a semi-indigenous program. The KHP/ Surion […]
SEOUL (Reuters) - From kicking out North Korean workers and ending visa-free travel for its citizens, to stripping flags of convenience from its ships, Cold War-era allies from Poland to Mongolia are taking measures to squeeze the isolated country.
September is memorable for Song Hye-kyo. The month, seemingly filled with ups and downs, has chalked out the fate of the actress who is now crowned the Goddess of Asia. The bold and beautiful South Korean actress may have lost out on winning the Hallyu award along with her Descendants of the Sun co-star on... Show More Summary
In-flight Wi-Fi is still very much a rarity in Europe, but in Asia and America it’s everywhere. That said, some carriers still steadfastly refuse to implement it on their fleets. One of these holdouts is Korean Air – the flag carrier of South Korea, and a four-star Skytrax airline. Show More Summary
The defense minister of South Korea said this week that the country has elite troops ready to take out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The troops would be used in the event that Kim was going to launch nuclear weapons at South Korea, Han Min-koo said. Show More Summary
When your parents are immigrants, you generally grow up speaking their language, be it Cantonese or Mandarin, Korean, Armenian or Spanish. You close your eyes, drift into slumber, and that language carries you into your dreams. But there comes a point where one door closes and another opens. You...
Everyone values inflight amenities differently, though personally I consider wifi to be one of the most important amenities an airline can have. Admittedly I travel nonstop and rely on being "connected" in order to my job, so I may be a bit biased. Show More Summary
Delta’s CEO told reporters this week that the re-established partnership with Korean Air Lines could turn into a joint venture. He responded that “we’re always talking”, when asked about a deeper relationship with the carrier. Bloomberg reports...Show More Summary
South Korean TV network YTN reports continued issues with exchanged Galaxy Note 5 smartphones. And these problems are still related to the battery!
I was lying on my bed feeling all comfy and mushy thanks to the cold weather brought about by the rain when my roommate Nice woke me up. A typical scene in the morning although I have a very annoying alarm passed on by a Korean housemate. Show More Summary