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Bezos Passes Buffett, Becomes World's Third-richest Person, Forbes Says

Korea News July 29, 2016 at 23:38 0 comments

Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon.com, on Thursday became the world’s third-richest person as of the market close for the first time, Forbes magazine said, passing Warren Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway.
Bezos’ fortune was $65.3 billion as of 4:30 … …read more

'S. Korea to Finish 10th in Rio with 30-31 Medals'

Korea News July 29, 2016 at 09:42 0 comments

[Sports] : An American political economist has predicted that South Korea will finish tenth on the overall …[more…] …read more

Court Rules Kim Young-ran Anticorruption Law Constitutional

Korea News July 28, 2016 at 10:08 0 comments

[Politics] : The Constitutional Court has found that the anticorruption Kim Young-ran law is legal.

The court …[more…] …read more

Pak Se-ri to Lead Korean Women Golfers in Rio

Korea News July 28, 2016 at 03:26 0 comments

Golf star Pak Se-ri will coach the Korean women’s golf team in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month.
“The goal is to win all three medals available — gold, silver, and bronze,” Pak told reporters Wednesday.
She said the biggest obstacle is Lydia Ko, who though of Korean descent will b… …read more

Hyundai Scion Booked for Abusing Chauffeurs

Korea News July 28, 2016 at 00:33 0 comments

Hyundai BNG Steel chief Chung Il-seon has been booked for making his chauffeurs work excessively long hours and assaulting them.
The Ministry of Labor and Employment on Wednesday said Chung was booked on charges of violating prescribed work hours and verbally and physically abusing his drivers.
Th… …read more

US Fed Freezes Key Interest Rate

Korea News July 28, 2016 at 00:02 0 comments

[International] : The U.S. Federal Reserve has decided to keep its key interest rate unchanged reflecting lingering concerns about downward pressure on the world’s largest economy. [more…] …read more

Kim Jong-il's Widow Sent to Prison Camp

Korea News July 27, 2016 at 00:33 0 comments

Former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il’s fourth wife Kim Ok was purged and sent to a prison camp less than a year after her stepson Kim Jong-un took power, Radio Free Asia reported Tuesday.
A Chinese businessman who visited Pyongyang recently told the radio station he heard from a senior Workers Par… …read more

Hilary Clinton Becomes Democratic Presidential Candidate

Korea News July 26, 2016 at 23:48 0 comments

[International] : Hilary Clinton has been officially designated as the presidential candidate for the Democratic …[more…] …read more

USFK to Deploy New Patriot Missiles Next Year

Korea News July 26, 2016 at 00:19 0 comments

The U.S. Forces Korea will deploy new PAC-3 missiles with intercept altitude about twice as high as the current ones here next year, a source said Monday.The move aims to quell criticism that the controversial Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense battery to be deployed here will only defend U.S. equi… …read more

S. Korean, US Top Diplomats Hold Talks on N. Korea, THAAD

Korea News July 26, 2016 at 00:04 0 comments

[Politics] : South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry highlighted their …[more…] …read more