[Economy] : South Korea will introduce an integrated account system for foreign traders in May.[more…] …read more
Archive for January, 2016
[International] : The Wall Street Journal(WSJ) deleted the timing of a possible announcement by the U.S. …[more…] …read more
U.S. President Barack Obama has told fellow party members he is certain a Democrat will be the next president of the United States.
Speaking Thursday in Baltimore, just north of Washington, the president said, “Democrats will win in November and we will have a Democratic president succeeding me — j… …read more
[Politics] : The government said that a stronger sanctions bill on North Korea passed by …[more…] …read more
Korea’s Leading online portal Naver has become the first dot-com in the country to achieve more than W3 trillion in sales (US$1=W1,207).
Naver in an earnings report Thursday said sales totaled W3.25 trillion last year, while operating profit stood at W762.2 billion. Sales rose 17.9 percent and oper… …read more
[International] : The U.S. Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday unanimously passed a bill widening …[more…] …read more
The foreign ministers of the U.S. and China failed to reach agreement on Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea after its recent nuclear test.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Beijing agreed on the “need for a UN resolution” to impose sanctions but failed to provide details… …read more
[Politics] : The parliamentary speaker is set to introduce a compromise bill to revise the controversial …[more…] …read more
Hotel heir Conrad Hilton has been ordered into substance abuse treatment after failing drug tests and violating his probation. City News Service says a Los Angeles judge on Tuesday ordered Hilton into a residential treatment program for at least 90 days. The judge rejected a request by authori… …read more
Kia released the completely revamped version of the K7 sedan on Tuesday. The carmaker received over 7,500 pre-orders for the new model over the past two weeks.
The sedan features a roomier interior than its predecessor and comes with a premium audio system by the U.S. manufacturer Krell. It also has… …read more
[Economy] : South Korea and the Republic of Serbia have signed an agreement on the prevention of double taxation.[more…] …read more
[International] : The United States has expressed support for President Park Geun-hye’s proposal to hold five-way …[more…] …read more
Search giant Google reportedly paid archnemesis Apple $1 billion to remain the default search engine for Apple’s mobile devices, according to a report by Bloomberg News.
Bloomberg made the claim based on court documents in a copyright lawsuit filed by Oracle Corporation against Google.
Google, which… …read more
[International] : Japan’s Kyodo news agency reports that the United States has sounded out China and other countries about banning oil exports to North Korea as part of new U.N. sanctions against the regime’s fourth nuclear test.[more…] …read more
Failure by the U.S. government to respond properly to North Korea’s nuclear threat could prompt a nuclear arms race in Northeast Asia, an American think tanks warns.
“By extending the U.S. nuclear umbrella, [Washington] has assured allies that should they face a nuclear threat, the United States wou… …read more
The U.S. apparently remains inclined to keep the North Korean nuclear problem at arm’s length and let China take the brunt. On Wednesday, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken said China has a “special role” to play in its “special relationship” with North Korea.
Blinken was talking to reporte… …read more
[Politics] : A government official has said North Korea proposed meetings with South Korean civilian organizations a day after its fourth nuclear weapons test conducted earlier this month.[more…] …read more