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Group Enters North to Discuss Former First Lady's Trip

Korea News June 30, 2015 at 00:29 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] :

Officials of the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center have entered North Korea to hammer out the details of …

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Koreans Still Tired Despite Shorter Work Week

Korea News June 30, 2015 at 00:21 0 comments

Koreans work, study and read less than they did five years ago, but eight out of 10 people are still experiencing fatigue.

Data released Monday by Statistics Korea show the time Koreans spent sleeping and eating rose 21 minutes to 11 hours and 14 minutes a day last year compared to five ye… …read more

Ruling Party Fails to Reach Conclusion on Floor Leader's Resignation

Korea News June 29, 2015 at 09:50 0 comments

[Politics] :

The ruling Saenuri Party has failed to reach a conclusion in its Supreme Council meeting regarding …

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S. Korea Likely to Select Winner for Aerial Tanker Project Tuesday

Korea News June 28, 2015 at 04:21 0 comments

[Politics] :

The Defense Acquisition Procurement Agency (DAPA) will likely select on Tuesday a bidder for its refueling aerial tanker project worth one-point-48 trillion won.

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UN Chief Strongly Denounces Terrorist Attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

Korea News June 27, 2015 at 04:55 0 comments

[International] :

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks carried out simultaneously on Friday in Tunisia, Kuwait and France.

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For Greece, Debt Deadline Imminent

Korea News June 26, 2015 at 23:23 0 comments

Leaders of the European Council, France and Germany say the issue of Greek debt must be settled at a crucial meeting of eurozone finance ministers Saturday, after talks Thursday ended without a deal.

European Council President Donald Tusk confirmed Friday that no progress had been made so … …read more

S. Korea, Turkey Meet to Discuss Syria and IS

Korea News June 26, 2015 at 10:26 0 comments

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South Korea and Turkey held a bilateral meeting of their vice foreign ministers in Turkey on …

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Korea Must Learn to Nurture Startups

Korea News June 26, 2015 at 04:47 0 comments

China is home to 15 unlisted startups valued at more than US$1 billion, but in Korea there are only two — online commerce company Coupang and smartphone app provider Yellow Mobile.

Analysis by U.S. venture capital database CB Insights shows China has the second largest number of startups w… …read more

Centenarian Daughter of Freedom Fighter Passes Away

Korea News June 25, 2015 at 10:03 0 comments

[International] :

The daughter of independence activist Ahn Chang-ho passed away at her residence in California on …

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Korean Company Damages Historic Cathedral in Milan

Korea News June 25, 2015 at 03:40 0 comments

A large Korean company damaged a historic cathedral in Milan with a drone on Monday. CJ E&M, a subsidiary of CJ Group, was shooting a promotional video for its cable channel using the drone.

Drones are strictly banned in Milan as it is home to many world cultural heritage and historic… …read more