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KOSPI and KOSDAQ up

[Politics] : The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Monday rose three-point-81 points, or …[more…] …

Malaysia Won't Hand Over Kim Jong-nam's Body to N.Korea

Malaysian police on Sunday told North Korea they will not hand over the body of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, without DNA samples from his family. Deputy Inspector-General of Malaysian police Noor Rashid Ibrahim told a reporters in Kuala Lumpur, “The bo… …

Four North Korean suspects fled Malaysia immediately after Kim Jong-nam’s killing

What was learned from the Malaysian police’s announcement on Feb. 19 of the first results of their investigation into the killing of Kim Jong-nam, 46, was that all four of the suspects who fled are No.. …

Korea's Corporate Survival Ratio Extremely Low...3 Year Survival Rate Only 39%

A survey said as many as 70 percent of new lodging and foodservice establishments go out of business within three years after opening doors. According to a report “2015 Corporate Survival Statistics” published by the National Statistical Office on February 20, the one-year survival ratio in 2014 for those firms established in 2013 was 62.4 percent but the two-year survival ratio fell to 47.5 percent. More than a half of firms went belly up within two years while the ratio of firms that surviv… …

(2nd LD) Malaysian police identify 4 more N. Korean suspects in Kim Jong-nam's death

(ATTN: UPDATES with reported arrival of suspects in Pyongyang in 3rd para, Seoul’s response in last para; MINOR edits throughout; CHANGES dateline) KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) — Malaysian police said Sunday that they have identified four mor …

Arrest warrant sought against ex-presidential aide Woo

Special prosecutors on Sunday requested an arrest warrant against a former senior presidential secretary involved in an …

Malaysian Police Identify Five N. Korean Suspects in Kim Jong-nam's Murder

[International] : Malaysian police say that they have identified five North Korean suspects involved in the killing …[more…] …

Finding poison in N. Korean airport attack is hardest part

A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious p …

How might Lee Jae-yong’s arrest affect Pres. Park’s impeachment trial?

Attention is focusing on what impact Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong’s arrest on bribery charges will have on the impeachment trial of President Park Geun-hye. While it appears unlikel.. …

1 in 5 S. Koreans have pets

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) — Pet ownership in South Korea has been growing fast in recent years in line with its low birthrate and population aging with 1 in 5 Koreans owning pets, a government report showed Sunday. According to the report by the far …

"With Home Health Care, Health Insurance Burden to Be Reduced"...Bayada Home Health Care Chairman

“Who would have cared for my grandma if she had no family member?” Mark Baiada (70), chairman of Bayada Home Health Care, had this thought when he was in his 20s as he had to care for her grandmother who was hospitalized. Fortunately for her, she had children and grandchildren who took turns to visit her and she got back her health in no time. At the time, young Mark was thinking about what kind of business to open and had an idea of providing services to elderly people or patients with no one t… …

FM meets Russian counterpart in Munich

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) — Top diplomats of South Korea and Russia held bilateral talks on Saturday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference amid the controversy over the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system on the Korean Pen …

N. Korean man arrested in Kim Jong-nam murder case

KUALA LUMPUR/SEOUL — Malaysian police said Saturday they have arrested a North Korean man in connection with the recent …

Infamous union-busting entrepreneur is prosecuted

“The defendant, Yu Si-yeong, is sentenced to prison, and since he is believed to be a flight risk, he will be taken into legal custody.” It was the morning of Feb. 17, at courtroom no. 1 at the Cheo.. …

Chinese, Japanese FMs Agree on Importance of Abiding by UN Sanctions Resolutions

[International] : The top diplomats of China and Japan held one-on-one talks in the German city of Bonn on Friday and agreed on the importance of complying with UN Security Council resolutions sanctioning North Korea.[more…] …

Kremlin Denies Any Disappointment With Trump Administration

The Kremlin denied Friday that it has grown frustrated with a lack of progress in improving relations with Washington under President Donald Trump, saying it’s too early to say what course Russia-U.S. ties will take.”We never wore rose-tinted glasses, never had any illusions, so there is nothing to … …

What Determines Size of Underground Economy?

As the state-run Korea Institute of Public Finance estimated the size of the nation’s underground economy at 124 trillion won (US$108 billion) accounting for 8.0 percent of the GDP, controversies erupted as to how accurate the figure is. That’s because the latest figure was too low comparing to previous estimates made by research organizations in Korea and elsewhere. Previously the estimates were as high as 290 trillion won, or 25 percent of the GDP. As to why the estimates differ by more t… …

Family, friends describe ‘nice girl’ embroiled in Kim case

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Family and former neighbors of the Indonesian woman suspected of involvement in the audacious …

Assembly Panel, Biz Groups Sign MOU on Fighting Low Birthrate

[Domestic] : South Korea’s public and private sectors are coming together to work towards reversing the …[more…] …

[Photo] Disused Jeju warehouses reborn as cafes

In Jeju Island, disused warehouses are being reborn as cafes and galleries, due to a boom in tourism. …