One year ago today, on March 28, 2014, President Park Geun-hye of South Korea delivered what she clearly hoped would be a historic speech in the former East German city of Dresden, calling for reconciliation and reunification of the divided peninsula. Show More Summary
Top military officials from South Korea and the United States discussed bilateral security issues on Friday; observers note that the military officers could have also held talks on the THAAD deployment "at least in an unofficial fashion," according to South Korea's media outlet.
One of the surprise box office success stories of 2015 is “Kingsman: The Secret Service.” The comic adaptation spy thriller starring Colin Firth and directed by Matthew Vaughn (“X-Men: First Class”) got strong reviews and surprised Fox when it opened second at the U.S. Show More Summary
The world’s biggest shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), held its 41st Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in Ulsan, South Korea. The
“The KBS Symphony Orchestra moved to potentially replace 67 positions in its 100-strong orchestra on Monday, upping the ante against players in an intensifying labor dispute.” KBS, the state broadcaster of South Korea, spun off its orchestra in September 2012; many musicians, fearing for their job security, want to remain KBS employees and have been […]
A selection of economics articles from this week's print edition
The architects designed the project as an attempt to combine history, nature and accessibility and create diverse spaces within the complex. While there is a high degree of independence between different facilities, the large podium unifies the complex and
Chinese consumers' love affair with all things South Korea isn't going unnoticed by some of China's biggest companies. On Thursday, JD.com Inc., the country's second biggest online retailer behind Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., said itShow More Summary
By Christine Kim and Choonsik Yoo SEJONG, South Korea/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea hopes its infrastructure companies will benefit from the country joining the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the finance ministry said on Friday. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea demanded on Friday the immediate release of two of its citizens that North Korea said it had arrested, accusing them of spying for the South.
South Korea released a statement on Thursday saying it has decided to seek founding member status at the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), despite US objections.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said late on Thursday it had arrested two South Koreans based in the Chinese border city of Dandong, accusing them of spying for South Korea.
The United States has expressed misgivings about the proposed lender, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which it sees as a threat to the World Bank.
Pyongyang will "bolster up its war deterrence" if Washington deploys its THAAD system on South Korea's territory, warned North Korea's Foreign Ministry. According to the DPRK, the US missile defense system is meant to target North Korea, China and Russia, Washington's geopolitical rivals in the region.
The LG Watch Urbane LTE is set to go on sale in South Korea on March 27. Priced at 650,000 KRW ($590), the company will use its premium range of watches to compete directly with the Apple Watch.
Ilderem is Vice President and director of Integrated Computing Research at Intel Labs, will be a keynote speaker next month at the IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things, in Seoul, South Korea. Ilderem’s work with the IoT focuses on … Read more > The post Ask the Expert: The Internet of Things appeared first on Intel Labs.
The two Asian giants will co-produce at least six films for the next three years. read more
Dozens of dogs who were destined for a sad fate are now getting a new beginning. Animal rights group Humane Society International (HSI), along with Change for Animals Foundation, rescued 57 dogs from a meat farm in South Korea, earlier this month, a representative from HSI told The Huffington Post. Show More Summary
Ashley G. is geeked up! Tell us why, AG: “I visited a Cat Café in Korea on Saturday and got to play with some adorable cats! I attached a couple photos and included the link to my blog post about it.” If You Go™ Addy: Er, take your best shot. Cost: 8,000 Won. (Little over […]
The Brewers Association reports that exports of craft beer increased almost 36% in 2014 as brewers shipped 383,422 31-gallon barrels valued at an estimated $99.7 million. In 2014, the fastest growing markets were Brazil, South Korea, Thailand and the United Kingdom. The strongest growth was found in Brazil, which was up 63.9%; Asia-Pacific region (excluding […]