[Politics] : Anchor: President Park Geun-hye has conducted a widely expected reshuffle of her office in response …[more…] …read more
Archive for October, 2016
[Sports] : South Korean weightlifter Kim Min-jae, who grabbed an eight place finish at the London Olympics …[more…] …read more
[Economy] : The National Health Insurance Service wants more long-term foreign residents to know they can get …[more…] …read more
Singer and actor Shin Sung-woo will marry his girlfriend of four years in December.
Shin told Sports Chosun on Thursday that he decided to marry her because she is “understanding” and they have a lot in common.
The woman, surnamed Park, is 15 years his junior and does not work in showbusiness.
Ac… …read more
[Politics] : It has been made known that the South Korean government also proposed to Beijing the adoption of a military information sharing accord following a similar suggestion made to Tokyo.[more…] …read more
North Korea may have been testing an intercontinental ballistic missile on Oct. 15 and 20, rather than a medium-range missile as U.S. and South Korean authorities have assumed, American pundits speculate.
The failed launches took place at an air base in Kusong in remote North Pyongan Province.
At t… …read more
President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday admitted letting a crony with no official position edit some of her key speeches and made a brief apology before rushing out of the room.
But even while saying sorry she claimed she only asked for advice on “some materials,” rather than admitting charges that Choi… …read more
[Politics] : South Korea says it will announce its own unilateral sanctions against North Korea at a time that maximizes strategic effect.[more…] …read more
President Park Geun-hye in the National Assembly on Monday detailed the policies for what remains of her term in office and proposed to amend the Constitution so a president can serve more than a single five-year term. “It’s time that we put aside the 1987 Constitution and draw up a new one for the … …read more
Self-employed retirees are nibbling away at the growth potential of the Korean economy.The sector has been burgeoning as many retirees are unable to live on their savings and investments, and there are fears that the small mom-and-pop stores or noodle shops they open are sucking money and personnel … …read more
[Politics] : The South Korean government has reaffirmed that South Korea and the United States will keep strong pressure and sanctions on North Korea, downplaying the significance of a latest unofficial dialogue between Washington and Pyongyang in Malaysia.[more…] …read more
[Politics] : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that he will think about the role he can play for …[more…] …read more
[Politics] : Former leader of the main opposition Minjoo Party of Korea Moon Jae-in used Friday’s Police Day to …[more…] …read more
[Domestic] : The prime suspect in the murders of three South Koreans in the Philippines early this month has …[more…] …read more
Nearly one-third of divorces are now between couples who have been together at least two decades.
According to Supreme Court annals, 32,626 couples who had been together for more than 20 years divorced last year, accounting for 30 percent of total divorced couples.
The divorce rate among mature co… …read more