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[Column] The Skills Gap: Blaming Workers Rather than Policy

Last week Donald Trump visited a technical college in Wisconsin. He was accompanied by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, several members of Congress, and top officials in his administration. The theme .. …

'Moon, Trump Should Narrow Differences on N. Korea in the Summit'

[Politics] : United States experts on Korea affairs have suggested that President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump narrow their differences on North Korea and build ties in the upcoming summit.[more…] …

S. Korea extends condolences over Chinese landslide deaths

SEOUL, June 24 (Yonhap) — South Korea extended condolences over deaths from a deadly landslide in China’s Mao County which buried more than 120 people on Saturday. The landslide stemming from a mountain swooped on and buried the casualties in a vi …

Presidential Office Denies Asahi Report on THAAD Deployment

[Politics] : The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae has denied a Japanese newspaper’s report Saturday that the …[more…] …

[Photo] Drought is also a disaster for fish

A fish that died after drying out due to drought, on the ground in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province, amid cracks 40-50 cm deep in the ground. Drought conditions are severe in Gyeonggi and Chungcheong provin.. …

Today's Photo: June 24, 2017

US senators call for greater cooperation on N. Korea

Top U.S. senators who led the introduction of a resolution welcoming South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s first official …

China's Imports from N. Korea Drop 32% in May

[International] : China’s imports from North Korea have dropped sharply due to Beijing’s ban on coal imports from its …[more…] …

N. Korea repeats call on S. Korea to halt joint drills with U.S. forces

SEOUL, June 24 (Yonhap) — North Korea once again urged South Korea to remove all sanctions against the communist country and stop the latter’s joint military exercises with the United States as part of conditions to resume inter-Korean dialogue. T …

[BREAKING] NK soldier defects to S. Korea

[BREAKING] The Defense Ministry said Friday that a North Korean soldier defected to South Korea after crossing the borde …

Top S. Korean and US diplomats have their first telephone conversation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha had her first telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson since taking office, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. Kang and Tille.. …

No. of Vulnerable Households Unable to Pay back Debts Rises to 1.26 Mil.

A study said the number of vulnerable households that may be unable to pay back their debts has increased to 1.26 million. Of these, the number of high-risk families is in excess of 300,000. If short-term interest rates go up, the number may increase rapidly. In the “June 2017 Financial Stability Report” submitted by the Bank of Korea to the National Assembly on June 22, the figure rose from 1,097,000 at the end of March 2015 to 1,263,000 as of the end of March last year. This is an increase … …

(LEAD) S. Korea's top tech university courts bright int'l students, faculty

(ATTN: ADDS more details throughout) By Kim Han-joo SEOUL, June 23 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s top engineering and technology university, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), held an event in Seoul Friday to court talented in …

I have high hopes for upcoming Korea-U.S. summit: president

President Moon Jae-in grants an interview to Reuters at Cheong Wa Dae on June 22. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Yoon Sojung President Moon Jae-in said on June 22 that he has “high hopes” for the upcoming …

Kim Jong-un Still Leads Extravagant Life

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un still lives in luxury despite international efforts to deprive the regime of both frippery and funds for its arms programs.In April this year, he arrived in a shiny new black Mercedes for a parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of regime founder Kim Il-sung in Py… …

Park confidante gets 3-yr jail term for soliciting favors for her daughter

The friend of former President Park Geun-hye mired in a massive corruption scandal was sentenced to three years in jail …

RFA: Trump Extends Sanctions against N. Korea

[Politics] : Radio Free Asia(RFA) reports that U.S. President Donald Trump has extended sanctions against North Korea for another year.[more…] …

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 23)

Competitiveness matters Hyundai Motor’s luxury brand Genesis ranked first in its category in a 2017 IQS survey. The market survey company with expertise in quality management and compliance also ranked Kia Motors in first place overall, with Hy …

Hynix-Toshiba Alliance Would Reshape NAND Landscape

Back in the 1980s, Toshiba, one of front-runners among Japan’s semiconductor companies, dominated the global market together with NEC and Hitachi. Although it washed its hands from DRAM chips in 2001 due to challenge posed by Korean chip makers, Toshiba still has industry-leading technologies in NAND flash chips. In contrast, SK Hynix has a weakness in the NAND area. This is why the share of NANDs in its memory chip business remained low at 25 percent last year, far lower tha… …

Moon says NK will acquire ICBM tech 'in the not too distant future'

President Moon Jae-in on Thursday urged China to do more to rid North Korea of nuclear weapons, noting the communist sta …