On Nov. 15, President Obama was speaking at the University of Queensland in Australia when he began to talk about the present day's place in history. "I often tell young people in America that, even with today’s challenges, this is the best time in history to be alive," the president said. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday announced a $2 billion share buyback plan, its first since 2007, following investor calls for higher returns against a backdrop of rapidly declining profits. The...Show More Summary
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 […]
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 […]
France warned North Korea on Monday that it would likely face more UN sanctions if it follows through on threats to carry out a nuclear test. North Korea has reacted angrily to a UN resolution condemning its human rights record […]
Within a generation, South Korea has entered the ranks of rich nations, forging homegrown champions like Samsung Electronics Co. and Hyundai Motor Co.
Jongsoo Lee Security, North Korea As Germany celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Western press reexamined the process that culminated in this momentous event on Nov. 9, 1989. Lessons from this German experience have policy implications for the other Iron Curtain that still stands, dividing the Korean Peninsula. Show More Summary
Presenting plenty of laughs, Columbia Pictures released a new trailer for “The Interview” earlier this afternoon (November 25). In the clip, we watch James Franco and Seth Rogen's characters head into North Korea with a plan to takeShow More Summary
Bonnie Glaser writes that the two US-China military CBMs, inked recently in Beijing, signal Xi Jinping's intent to establish a more cooperative relationship with the US military. China's newly built bridge to North Korea remains unused...Show More Summary
Thousands of North Koreans gathered in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on Tuesday to show their support for their government's rejection of a recent UN resolution on human rights in North Korea. Kim Ki Nam, Secretary of the Central Committee...Show More Summary
Gamevil aims to solidify its base in South Korea.
L-3 SAM Electronics has announced that, via its L-3 Marine Systems Korea subsidiary, it has been awarded a contract to provide its NACOS Platinum navigation,
A week after the U.N. passed a resolution condemning North Korea's human rights record, the country has threatened the U.S. and Japan. North Korea's National Defense Commission (NDC) issued a statement Sunday warning that Japan "will...Show More Summary
Across different professions, many people are familiar with the sense of having to deliver more with less, meaning clocking-off time falls later and later. One way to protect workers’ rights, and look after their wellbeing, is to introduce working hours restrictions. Show More Summary
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
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 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 [...]
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.
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