Archive for September, 2016

Seoul, Tokyo Vow United Response to N. Korea’s Provocations

[International] : President Park Geun-hye met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday in Vientiane on …[more…] …read more

Tourists Prefer Local Color to Glitzy Malls

Foreigners and locals alike are more interested in seeing Korea’s traditional markets, themed cafes and royal palaces than the identikit shopping malls that supposedly attract mass tourism, a survey suggests.
The Corea Image Communication Institute polled 223 foreigners and 307 Koreans in July and A… …read more

Park, Obama Agree to Maintain Strong Defense

President Park Geun-hye and her U.S. counterpart Back Obama affirmed their two countries’ military alliance during a meeting in the Lao capital of Vientiane on Tuesday. …read more

Germany Condemns N. Korean Missile Launch

[International] : Germany has issued a statement denouncing North Korea for its latest missile launches.[more…] …read more

N.Korea Fires Missiles 2 Hours after Park-Xi Summit

North Korea fired three medium-range missiles into the East Sea on Monday, just two hours after South Korean President Park Geun-hye met her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Hangzhou.The missiles fell into waters within the Japanese air defense identification zone, according to the Joint Chiefs of … …read more

UNSC to Hold Emergency Meeting on N. Korean Missile Launch

[Politics] : The UN Security Council(UNSC) will hold an emergency meeting to discuss North Korea’s latest …[more…] …read more

Park Appoints 3 Ministers, Supreme Court Justice

[Politics] : President Park Geun-hye has officially approved the appointment of three ministers and a Supreme …[more…] …read more

Ock Joo-hyun Still Afraid on Stage After a Decade as Musical Actress

Ock Joo-hyun has been a role model among idol stars who seek a career transition after their young glory days. It’s been over 10 years since she changed her career from a girl group member to a musical actress in 2005, and now she is one of the most sought-after actresses.
Ock had concerts celebrat… …read more

Park, Putin Agree to Enhance Strategic Communication on N. Korea's Nuke Issue

[International] : President Park Geun-hye says that South Korea and Russia have agreed to further enhance strategic …[more…] …read more

Melania Trump Sues British Tabloid Over Claims She Was an Escort

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s wife, Melania Trump, is suing the Daily Mail Online over stories it published claiming she worked as an escort in New York in the 1990s.
Trump’s lawyers filed suit against Mail Media, Inc., the parent company of the Daily Mail, in a Maryland cour… …read more

US Railroads, Trucking Companies Refuse to Deliver Hanjin Cargo

[International] : U.S. railroads and trucking companies are said to have refused to deliver cargo of containers …[more…] …read more

Samsung Recalls Galaxy Note 7 Over Explosions

Samsung plans to recall all rechargeable batteries for the Galaxy Note 7 after several of the latest smartphones worldwide caught fire while recharging.
Samsung hopes to announce the cause of the explosions this weekend.
Industry insiders on Thursday said Samsung gathered the Galaxy Note 7 models … …read more

S. Korean Economy Grows 0.8% in Q2

[Economy] : The South Korean economy grew by zero-point-eight percent in the second quarter from the previous …[more…] …read more

Senior Judge Arrested on 'Nature Republic' Bribery Scandal

[Domestic] : Prosecutors have arrested a senior judge, who is suspected to have received bribes from the former …[more…] …read more