Archive for April, 2015
Outdoor clothing brand Nepa will send W400 million (US$1=W1,068) worth of supplies to Nepal where a devastating earthquake killed thousands of people, the company said on Wednesday.
Nepa and the Korean Alpine Federation plan to contact NGOs in the country to deliver tents and tarps to ear… …read more
Women with low incomes or lower education levels are more prone to depression.
The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs analyzed depression trends among women from 2010 to 2012 and found that the lowest income group had a 24.8 percent depression rate compared to 13.8 percent at t… …read more
Korean fried-chicken chain Genesis BBQ is expanding its presence to the U.S. fast-food market. Under an agreement with local company Levy Restaurants, it will sell products at Levy shops and kiosks at large sports facilities there, the firm said Monday.
Genesis BBQ will open its first outl… …read more
Prosecutors searched the offices of plastic surgery clinics in Gangnam that used agents to attract patients from China and slapped a travel ban on illegal brokers. The investigation was triggered by Chinese media reports that focused on a growing number of botched surgeries on patients from China… …read more
Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable, Inc said on Friday they had abandoned their proposed $45 billion merger after U.S. regulators said the deal would give Comcast an unfair advantage in the Internet-based services market.
The Department of Justice said the plan to merge the two bigg… …read more
Korea’s economy grew a paltry 0.8 in the first quarter of this year from the previous three months, making it the fourth quarter in a row to register a growth of below 1 percent.
According to the Bank of Korea on Thursday, real GDP in the first three months stood at W362 trillion, up 0.8 … …read more
Saturday, 2 May – Atrium Bar, Anjung-ri #ASMC
World-renowned soprano Im Sun-hae’s international schedule is fully booked until 2017. But at the moment she’s most excited about a project that is, for her, uncharted territory. For the first time in her singing career, Im will perform in a musical.
“In opera, you always face the audienc… …read more
President Park Geun-hye as good as accepted Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo’s resignation while she was away in Peru on Tuesday. Lee has been in office for barely two months and is the fifth prime minister to be replaced since the Park administration was launched two years ago.
Aspiring to the… …read more