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Winter Flu Continues to Spread in South Korea

Korea News February 28, 2015 at 05:31 0 comments

[Domestic] :

According to disease control authorities, the number of winter influenza patients in their forties is on the rise, and the flu has already spread among young children and adolescents.

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Nevada Regulators to Allow Betting on Olympics

Korea News February 28, 2015 at 00:33 0 comments

The Olympic Games’ motto, “Faster, higher, stronger,” can now grow by one word in the U.S. market: “richer.”

The gaming commission in the U.S. state of Nevada has unanimously approved betting on the Olympics in Las Vegas, the country’s gambling capital.

Although betting on the Olymp… …read more

Lawmakers Question Gov't on Welfare, Labor Policy During Interpellation

Korea News February 27, 2015 at 10:13 0 comments

[Politics] :

On the final day of the National Assembly’s three-day interpellation session on Friday, lawmakers …

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Samsung Freezes Wages This Year

Korea News February 27, 2015 at 03:43 0 comments

Samsung Electronics is freezing wages for all staff this year as earnings plunged due to sluggish smartphone sales last year.

The electronics giant reached the decision in talks with unions, it said on Thursday. The enterprise-wide freeze is the first since 2009, just after the global fin… …read more

N. Korea Notifies S. Korea of 5% Minimum Wage Hike at Gaeseong Factory Park

Korea News February 26, 2015 at 09:55 0 comments

[Inter-Korea] :

North Korea has unilaterally informed South Korea that the minimum monthly wage of its workers at …

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FIFA Women's Trophy Stops By in Korea

Korea News February 26, 2015 at 04:01 0 comments

The FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour made a stopover in Korea on Wednesday.

The trophy was unveiled at the National Football Center in Paju, Gyeonggi Province in the presence of the national women’s football team.

It is 47 cm tall, weighs 4.6 kg and is made of gold, bronze and al… …read more

Missing Korean Teen Found in ISIS Training Camp

Korea News February 25, 2015 at 00:30 0 comments

A Korean teenager who went missing in Turkey in January is receiving training in an ISIS boot camp, the National Intelligence Service told the National Assembly on Tuesday.

The NIS says it contacted the Islamist terror group through an overseas intelligence intermediary with a request to s… …read more

NIS: Missing Teen Voluntarily Joined Islamic State

Korea News February 25, 2015 at 00:03 0 comments

[Politics] :

The National Intelligence Service has confirmed that a South Korean teen who went missing in Turkey last month joined Islamic State (IS) and is currently undergoing training.

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Monthly Tutoring Costs for Elementary School Students at 370,000 Won (332 USD)

Korea News February 24, 2015 at 09:38 0 comments

[Culture] :

A survey finds that 63 percent of South Korean parents of elementary school children feel burdened …

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Park Pays Last Respects to Cousin

Korea News February 24, 2015 at 03:08 0 comments

President Park Geun-hye paid her last respects to Park Young-ok, her cousin and the wife of former Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil, who died last Saturday aged 86.

Park arrived at the funeral hall at the Asan Medical Center in Seoul at 4:30 p.m. where she laid white chrysanthemums on a memori… …read more