Archive for May, 2017

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More Men in Public Sector Taking Paternity Leave

[Domestic] : New data shows more men working in the public sector are taking paternity leave. According to …[more…] …

Stock Trading Volume Still Remains Low despite Sky-high KOSPI

Despite the KOSPI market nearing its record-high level, the stock trading volume remains lower than a year ago. According to the Korea Stock Exchange on April 30, the daily stock trading volume averaged at 4.58 trillion won this month, down 8.69 percent from a month ago. This figure is also down 2.46 percent compared to a year before. It is fair to say that the stock trading remains less active, although the sentiment of the stock market is strong with the KOSPI surging by 2.09 percen… …

Trump: 'We have to be prepared for worst' over N. Korea

WASHINGTON, May 1 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump said he can’t allow North Korea to continue what it’s doing, warning that the U.S. should be “prepared for the worst.” “North Korea weighs on me, but we have to be prepared for the worst,” h …

[Graphic News] S. Korea paid W932b to USFK last year

South Korea paid 932 billion won ($828 million) to host American soldiers here last year, according to government data. …

[Editorial] The South Korean gov’t’s responsibility for $1 billion THAAD bill

US President Donald Trump came out for two straight days on Apr. 28 and 29 demanding that South Korea pay US$1 billion in costs for deployment of a THAAD system with US Forces Korea. Trump paid no min.. …

U.S. Democratic leaders criticize Trump over THAAD, FTA with S. Korea

WASHINGTON, April 30 (Yonhap) — U.S. Democratic leaders have criticized President Donald Trump for damaging the alliance with South Korea after Trump demanded Seoul should pay for the THAAD missile defense system and he would renegotiate or terminate …