SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye accepted the resignation on Monday of her prime minister, who had offered to step down over an allegation that he took illegal funds from a businessman who committed suicide in a scandal that threatens to weaken Park.
BY JOHN LEE When Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe becomes the first leader from his country to address a joint session of U.S. Congress on Wednesday evening in Washington D.C., it will be his most important speech outside Japan in 2015. His objective will be to convince Americans to embrace his [...]
The Samsug Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) is now receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop in South Korea. Major carriers have given the green light to commence the update roll out to handsets in the region.
South Korea's Unification Ministry reportedly has allowed a private charity fund to send fertilizer to North Korea.
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the CHI 2015 conference in Seoul, South Korea. CHI technically stands for Computer-Human Interaction, but it has become a name rather than an acronym in recent years. And CHI’s scope is very broad, it covers many areas that are not strictly part of HCI (Human-Computer Interaction – … Continue reading Conference Report: CHI 2015
Last week we reported that LG had announced the availability of the LG Watch Urbane. The smartwatch was to be first launched in its home country of South Korea last week and is expected to make its way to other markets by the end of the month. Show More Summary
After listening to 152 contenders, the Chopin judges have agreed on 84 finalists for October. The largest contingents are from Poland and China – 15 each. There are 12 pianists from Japan, 9 from South Korea and 7 from Russia. Two of the Russians appear to be sisters. 1. Ms Soo Jung Ann (South Korea) 2. […]
She’s fashion's eye of the storm who seems to create a frenzy wherever she lands, whether it’s Paris, New York or Seoul. Her name is Irene Kim, aka "Hurricane Irene," the nickname she’s been given in South Korea, where the 27-year old...Show More Summary
Season five of the Emmy and Peabody award-winning CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown kicks off tomorrow at 9pmET. The premiere episode features a twist, as Bourdain tours South Korea with each scene presented in reverse order. “We often make use of creative license to present each location and episode of Parts Unknown in a fresh way. Show More Summary
Defending Zurich Classic champ Seung-Yul Noh of South Korea withdraws, citing back pain
In the first episode of our series Under the Influence, we go from the streets of the Lower East Side all the way to South Korea to examine one of the most distinctive genres to sprout from the concrete of New York City: hardcore. Along...Show More Summary
Launching in South Korea and then around the world, LG's new smartwatch will be the first one to benefit from the latest version of Google's Android Wear OS.
Following ENI Norge’s Goliat FPSO platform arrival in Hammerfest, Norway last week from South Korea, a handful of tugs help the unit float-off the submerged deck of the Dockwise Vanguard. [...] The post WATCH: Goliat FPSO Float-Off from Dockwise Vanguard appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
North Korea now poses a bigger nuclear threat than previously believed, in the view of experts, while the U.S. and South Korea have reached an agreement freeing up South Korea’s ability in the long run to enrich uranium of the kind that might someday be used for warheads. The juxtaposition of [...]
The City of Bucheon in South Korea will begin a Safe-return-home taxi service from May by sharing taxi information with a passenger’s family members. Using an NFC tag installed in every taxi.. The post In South Korea Tag Your Smartphone to Taxi and Return Home Safely appeared first on Gadgets, gizmos, and tech from the East.
The fate of South Korea's exporters could worsen if Japanese firms start to cut prices more aggressively--an approach they have largely avoided so far, preferring instead to book profits.
A senior researcher at the state-run China Institute of International Studies has warned that if a US THAAD battery is placed in South Korea, China will take counter measures.
LG will begin the global rollout of its premium LG Watch Urbane this week in South Korea to be followed by key markets in North America, Europe and Asia in the weeks.. The post Premium LG Watch Urbane Powered by Latest Android Wear Rolls out Worldwide appeared first on Gadgets, gizmos, and tech from the East.
LG's all-metal Watch Urbane is going on sale in South Korea this week, followed by a launch on the Google Store later this month.
LG has finally revealed when its new Watch Urbane will go on sale. The LG Watch Urbane will launch in South Korea this week, and LG says that it’ll hit the Google Store in 13 different countries by the end of the month. Those [...]