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What’s your square footage?

After spending some time in a bunch of European countries and South Korea, it’s interesting (and kind of depressing) to think about how big American homes are. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some 3,000 square feet of space, but when you’re in Korea and a family of five lives in a 1,200 square foot […]

When did Korea clean up its air? (Korea fact of the day)

If you are going to ask “when will China clean up its air?”, you might wish to look at South Korea, a country with a broadly similar industrial profile, although of course Korea is much further along in terms of economic development. As of 2002, South Korea was ranked 120th of 122 countries for air […]

South Korean Firms Turn to China

Within a generation, South Korea has entered the ranks of rich nations, forging homegrown champions like Samsung Electronics Co. and Hyundai Motor Co.

10 Things You Need To Know Before European Markets Open

Good morning! Here are 10 major stories you need to know about before markets open in London and Paris. Samsung Just Won A $3 Billion License In Vietnam. South Korea's Samsung has secured a license to invest $3 billion (£1.91 billion)...Show More Summary

The bungled college-entrance exam that has South Korea in an uproar

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Everyone makes mistakes, but what happens when the mistakes could affect thousands of young people's lives? That's the question being asked this week in South Korea, where an error in the national college entrance exam led to the resignation from the country's top exam chief, and an apology to the nation from the education minister. The two errors […]

Kate Upton's Fashion Has Been On Point During 'Game Of War' Promo Tour

Kate Upton continues to look amazing while promoting Game Of War – Fire Age held at Times Square on Sunday (November 23) in Seoul, South Korea. The 22-year-old model’s fashion has been totally on point while heading out to promote the video game – check out her looks from the day before. PHOTOS: Check out [...]

Giant Pieter Schelte Sets Sail for Rotterdam

After at least 4 years under construction and decades of planning, the giant Pieter Schelte catamaran has set sail from the shipyard in South Korea for Rotterdam where the final phases of construction will take place. The post Giant Pieter Schelte Sets Sail for Rotterdam appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Visteon Eyes $3.6 Billion Sale Of South Korean Unit: Reports

By Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. automotive parts maker Visteon Corp has signed a preliminary deal to sell its controlling stake in South Korea's Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp to a local private equity firm for $3.6 billion, Korean media reports said. Show More Summary

LG G3 set to receive Lollipop update in South Korea

With the Lollipop update live for LG G3 owners in Poland, LG has announced that it is commencing the rollout of the update to South Korean customers. The update may arrive as early as this week, and is scheduled to hit all three major carriers in the country — LG U+, SK Telecom and KT — simultaneously.

Women to Outnumber Men in Korea

South Korea’s statistics office has that females will outnumber males next year for the first time on record, largely thanks to the growing forecast population of elderly women.

Kate Upton Looks Like a Grecian Goddess at Game Of War: Fire Age Promotional Tour

Kate Upton hits the stage during a promotional event for Game Of War – Fire Age at G-Star 2014 Global Game Exhibition on Saturday afternoon (November 22) in Busan, South Korea. The 22-year-old model gave a sneak peek of what her character would like in the game — spoiler alert, she looks like a Greek [...]

Kate Upton: Busan Beauty

Bringing her undeniable beauty overseas, Kate Upton arrived in Busan, South Korea on Friday afternoon (November 21). The Sports Illustrated model rocked a comfy, yet stylish ensemble as she smiled for the awaiting photographers inside...Show More Summary

Kate Upton AttendsThe Game Of War – Fire Age Event

Kate Upton attends the promotional event for “Game Of War – Fire Age” at G-Star 2014 Global Game Exhibition on November 22, 2014 in Busan, South Korea.… READ ON

South Korean Debt Expands at 7-Year High

Household debt in South Korea is rising at its fastest pace in seven years, driven by government efforts to help prop up the economy.

North Korea ready to resume six-party nuclear talks, Russia reports

North Korea is ready to resume international talks on its nuclear programs and to work on restoring trade ties with South Korea, the Kremlin announced Thursday after meetings with a high-level official from Pyongyang.

South Korea ferry company chief sentenced to 10 years in jail for April disaster

The head of the company that oversaw the ferry that sunk back in April, killing more than 300 passengers, was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images A South Korean district court Thursday sentenced theShow More Summary

China Mixes Conciliatory Moves with Russian Coziness

The WSJ notes that it’s been a big diplomatic week for China, with deals with Australia, South Korea and the US. But at the same time Russia and China agreed to conduct joint naval exercises not just in the Pacific, but also in the Mediterranean next yearm reports the International Business Times. CMC vice chairman […]

Unusual Zinc-Cladded Leaning House Disrupts Hillside Landscape 

An unusual house rises in South Korea, occupying 127 square meters in a rural landscape.  Architects Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna of PRAUD imagined this strikingly modern home overlooking the Chungpyong Lake as leaning to shape an open floor-plan and offer more room than traditional architecture. Show More Summary

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