July 4 means many things - an excuse to wear patriotic nail art, throw a chic barbecue, and drink Rosé. And if you're like me, doing the latter - and staying up late - may leave you with dark, puffy, telltale under-eyes. Confession:Show More Summary
Korean phone manufacturer Samsung may be gearing up to build its own smartphone ecosystem, if a report from Reuters is true. A source privy to Samsung's plans said that the company will be releasing several smartphones running on Samsung's own Tizen operating system later this year.
North Korea has asked Iran for urgent humanitarian aid to help survive what the North Korean government has called "the worst drought in 100 years." "[Iran] is duty bound to render humanitarian aid to all countries," the head of the Iranian Red Crescent, Amir Hossein Ziaee, said, according to the Iranian state news agency IRNA. Show More Summary
In her final weeks, Susan Ahn Cuddy kept her calendar full, as always - she attended fundraisers, participated in U.S. military events and even led a "survivor's lap" at an American Cancer Society Relay for Life, pushed around the running track in her wheelchair.
Gin, Audrey Hepburn, and a North Korean defector.
¯\_(?)_/¯ Play J, a new food truck in New York City, is selling what maybe the most err, unique, ice cream cone of all time. The J-shaped cones are made from puffed corn, are based off of a Korean dessert, and can be stuffed with chocolate or vanilla ice cream. Show More Summary
To nobody's surprise, the U.S. hedge fund Elliott Associates has lost its bid in a Korean court to stop Samsung C&T Corporation from taking over Cheil Industries, a central holding company of the Samsung empire. By far Korea's largest chaebol or conglomerate, the group's 70-plus companies account for about 17% [...]
The two top South Korean mobile companies, Samsung and LG, are joining forces to lead research and development efforts in developing 5G technology for mobile telecommunications, according to a report in Tech Times. Samsung made the announcement through an official blog post, saying that they will work with LG's mobile operating unit, LG U+, to push for 5G technology.
Elliott Management’s loss in a Korean court isn’t the end of the road for Samsung C&T shareholders.
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries Co. as won a 5.2 trillion won (US$4.7 billion) order to build three floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facilities, reports Yonhap.
Denying a request by Elliott Associates, a South Korean court will allow a shareholder meeting of Samsung C&T where a vote is to be held on the deal.
A Korean man who won 13 million HKD while gambling in Macao saw his luck run out when he'd reached airport customs and had seven million HKD in cash confiscated. The case marks the largest violation of its kind at Macau's airport this year, Sina News reports. [ more › ]
A South Korean court rejected a motion by a U.S. hedge fund to block a planned $8 billion takeover of the construction arm of the Samsung conglomerate by the de facto holding company of the business group.
North Koreans are taking to “folk remedies” as the death toll from an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS) in neighboring South Korea rose to 33. The number of new cases now stands at 182, according to official reports.
Kansas head coach Bill Self had the jumper going before practice in South Korea.
Since 2008, Lee Si Young has been a well-known name in Korean entertainment. Known for her K-drama roles in Boys Over Flowers, Birth of the Rich (also known as Becoming a Billionaire), Playful Kiss, and Golden Cross, as well as her amateur...Show More Summary
South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries has been awarded an NOK 7 billion (US$890 million) contract from Statoil for the construction of the process and riser platforms for the Johan Sverdrup development project offshore Norway. Show More Summary
Out of all the K-dramas that premiered this year so far, Producer by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) received the most hype along with the highest ratings in viewership. The K-drama stood out by equally mixing romance drama with variety comedy and documentary, while utilizing a direction similar to The Office. Show More Summary
Reuters reported that the South Korean tech giant is gearing up to launch "several" more handsets running its own Tizen OS this year.
A couple of months ago Allure had a slideshow of Japanese cosmetics the magazine claimed "Will change your routine forever". I liked a previous list of Korean products, and I'm a huge fan of Asian beauty in general, so I did some further investigating. Show More Summary