Post Tagged with: "Korea News"

U.S. Intercepts a Simulated Missile to Prepare Against N.K. Attack

[International] : The Pentagon said it has successfully completed a test intercepting an intercontinental ballistic missile. The test, the first of its kind, was part of efforts to improve the U.S.’ defense capabilities amid escalating threats from North Korea.[more…] …

Moon requests Netherlands' continued cooperation on N.K. nuclear issue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday voiced hope for continued cooperation with the Netherlands in resolving th …

Ourhome Wins a Series of Deals to Supply Food Catering Services Overseas

Ourhome is beefing up its overseas business. Ourhome is a South Korean company that launches into foreign food catering service markets for the first time among the nation’s foodservice companies. Following the opening of its first foodservice business in Vietnam early this month, Ourhome announced on May 29 that it won another deal to provide food service in China. The company established a local business unit in Haiphong in Vietnam last month and started providing food cateri… …

[Photo] Kyobo Building’s inspirational summer passage

Children take a selfie with the background of a new banner on the exterior wall of Kyobo Building in central Seoul, May 29. The banner features text by the poet Kim So-wol, which reads, “Let’s follow .. …

AOA to Entertain Global Financial Leaders

Girl group AOA will perform at the second annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank on Jeju Island on June 16. They will be strutting their stuff in front of finance ministers and central bank governors from 77 countries.Launched last year, the AIIB is a China-led investment bank th… …

Cheong Wa Dae names nominees to head 4 ministries

Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Park Su-hyun announces the president’s nominees for minister of the interior, minister of culture, sports and tourism, minister of land, infrastructure and transport, and, l …

Many newlywed couples quit jobs after having child: data

SEJONG, May 30 (Yonhap) — Many dual-income newlywed couples in South Korea quit a job after having a baby as working moms struggle with raising children, government data showed Tuesday. Out of 235,000 couples who tied the knot in 2014 and maintain …

Daily Average Transaction Volume for Smartphone Banking Reaches 3.6 Tril. Won

The number of customers who have registered with smartphone banking services during the first quarter of this year reached 60 percent of all Internet banking users. During the same period, the daily average amount of smartphone banking transactions was 3.6 trillion won. According to a report “1Q 2017 Internet Banking Service Trend” published by the Bank of Korea on May 30, the total number of Internet banking users (including users of smartphone banking) as of the end of March this year was… …

S. Korea to send home 6 N. Korean sailors rescued from East Sea

South Korea will send home all six North Korean sailors recently rescued from the East Sea in accordance with their free …

Foreign Minister Nominee Apologizes for False Address

[Politics] : Foreign minister nominee Kang Kyung-wha has apologized for registering a false address to help her daughter gain admission to the high school of her choice. [more…] …

N.Korea Tests New Interceptor Missile

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday watched the test of a new surface-to-air interceptor guided weapon system, the official [North] Korean Central News Agency reported Sunday.This was presumed to be a new KN-06 surface-to-air missile the North tested for the first time in April last yea… …

Moon, former Indonesian President Megawati discuss ways to thaw inter-Korean tensions

SEOUL, May 29 (Yonhap) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday asked former Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri to play a role in thawing tensions between the two Koreas, during their meeting here, the Seoul presidential office said. …

S. Korea Urges Japan to Recognize Reality of Sex Slavery Issue

[International] : The South Korea government has expressed hopes Japan can recognize the reality that the Korean …[more…] …

Kiwoom Securities Expect DRAM Prices to Continue to Rise

Kiwoom Securities maintained its overweight recommendation for the semiconductor industry, saying that the upward trend of the chip prices would likely to continue toward the third quarter of this year. A Kiwoom analyst said, “The price of memory chips remained strong in May. We maintain our overweight recommendation for the semiconductor industry as the upward price trend would likely continue.” According to DRAMeXchange, the per-gigabyte price of DRAM memory chips for person… …

[Graphic News] South Korea’s suicide rate second highest compared to EU countries

South Korea, which saw 28.7 suicides per 100,000 people in 2014, ranks No. 2 in suicide rate, if compared to European Un …

Absurd “free drinks for one year” claim leads to Starbucks Korea legal defeat

Starbucks Coffee Korea lost a suit filed by a customer who was given just one free beverage after being selected in an event purportedly offering free drinks for one year. The customer, identified as.. …

[Column] The Reign of Trump: Understanding Crazy in Washington

It must be very difficult for anyone outside of the United States to understand what is going on in Washington these days. Presidents of the United States have not always been great intellectuals, but.. …

(LEAD) White House: Trump briefed on N. Korea missile launch

(ATTN: UPDATES with Pacific Command statement in last 3 paras) WASHINGTON, May 28 (Yonhap) — U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on North Korea’s latest missile launch, a White House official said Sunday. “The United States government is …

U.N. chief's office rejects Japan's claim about his support for 2015 'comfort women' deal

   NEW YORK — The office of U.N. Secretary-General Antonia Guterres on Sunday rejected Japan’s claim that he expressed …

Europe Left Uneasy by Trump's Message

White House press spokesman Sean Spicer declared Saturday night Donald Trump’s first overseas trip as U.S. president had been a success in a tweet posted as the American leader was flying back to Washington “after very productive 9 days.” Just hours earlier President Trump told American troops stat… …