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1st Driverless Taxi Hits the Streets of Singapore

Korea News August 26, 2016 at 23:50 0 comments

The first driverless taxi began work on Thursday in a limited public trial on the streets of Singapore.
Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its “robo-taxi” in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hoping to get feedback ahead of a p… …read more

Lawmaker Submits Revision to Sea Act to Stiffen Penalty on Intruders

Korea News August 26, 2016 at 09:27 0 comments

[Politics] : Ruling Saenuri Party lawmaker Kim Do-eup submitted a revision to the Territorial Sea and Contiguous …[more…] …read more

Germany Warns N. Korea's Provocation Will Have Consequence

Korea News August 26, 2016 at 00:05 0 comments

[International] : Germany has warned North Korea that it will deal with another North Korean provocation with actions.
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Prolific Actress Waits for Her Big Break

Korea News August 25, 2016 at 23:19 0 comments

Actress Kim Ye-won is on the lookout for a new and challenging role after the release of her latest film “Run Off” early this month.
In the film, she appears as a hockey player who seems to be more interested in looks than training, but later tries hard to do her best with passion for the sport.
“It… …read more

UNSC Members in Talks on Response to N. Korea's SLBM Test

Korea News August 24, 2016 at 10:18 0 comments

[International] : The UN Security Council has reportedly launched discussions on how to respond to North Korea’s …[more…] …read more

Why Do Koreans Scrimp at Home But Spend Freely Abroad?

Korea News August 24, 2016 at 04:08 0 comments

Household spending at home in the second quarter of this year fell to the lowest level ever, while credit card spending overseas reached a record high. The average propensity to consume — the spending money left over after standing costs — fell to 70.9 percent, which was a record low.
But Korean … …read more

N.Korea Plants Landmines 'to Stop Soldiers Defecting'

Korea News August 24, 2016 at 00:34 0 comments

North Korean troops have been spotted planting landmines near the truce village of Panmunjom, apparently to prevent soldiers from defecting.
A government source here said on Tuesday, “North Korean military personnel were spotted last week laying several landmines in the northern part of Panmunjom.” … …read more

Minister Yun Assesses Importance of Foreign Ministers' Meeting

Korea News August 24, 2016 at 00:07 0 comments

[Politics] : South Korea’s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se says that the timing of Wednesday’s trilateral meeting with his Chinese and Japanese counterparts is of great importance due to ongoing disagreements among the three nations.
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Young Korean Golfer Gets 1st PGA Win

Korea News August 23, 2016 at 00:42 0 comments

Golfer Kim Si-woo won his first PGA Tour title on Sunday at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.He finished 21-under 259, five shots ahead of Luke Donald of England.Kim is now the youngest Korean golfer to win a PGA title at the age of 21, beating Bae Sang-moon’s old record of 22 … …read more

Heat Wave Refuses to Abate

Korea News August 22, 2016 at 00:20 0 comments

Temperatures defied predictions on Sunday by setting a new record for the capital as the heatwave refused to abate.
Daytime temperatures soared particularly in the Seoul metropolitan region and Jeolla provinces, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration, rising above 37 degrees in Siheun… …read more