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Nov. 24 2014

The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Monday November 24, 2014

Your Excellency:

Here are a roundup of important headlines from all major Korean-language dailies, TV and other news media this morning:

/s/

Lee Kyung-sik

Publisher-Chairman

Korea Post Media

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KBS (http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/)

Gov't Condemns N. Korea's Threats of Nuke War

The government has denounced North Korea’s threat to carry out merciless retaliation for the passage of a resolution on its human rights conditions at a UN...

S. Koreans' Confidence in Society Score Less Than Half

The Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) Sunday presented the results of its survey on about 36-hundred adults across the nation in July and August.

Women to Outnumber Nation’s Men Next Year

Women are expected to outnumber men in South Korea for the first time next year.

According to the future population estimate by Statistics Korea on Sunday, the number of women in the country will reach 25-point-31 million in 2015, compared to 25-point-30 million men.

KITA Chairman Says S. Korea Wants to Join TPP Talks

KOSPI Gains on Strong US Economic Data

Finance Minister Stresses Structural Reform to Spur Recovery

N. Korea Threatens to Conduct 4th Nuke Test

Gov't Condemns N. Korea's Threats of Nuke War

N. Korea Criticizes South over UN Resolution

'US Federal Gov't Has No Jurisdiction over Comfort Women Statues'

Russia: NK Nuke Program Not a Direct Threat

WSJ Calls Enhanced Economic Sanctions to End N. Korea's Crimes

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Yonhap (http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr)

S. Korea vows stern action on future N. Korean attacks on anniversary of deadly shelling

South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Hong-won pledged strong retaliation against any North Korean attacks as Seoul on Sunday commemorated the fourth anniversary of the deadly shelling of a front-line South Korean island.

Senators introduce resolution calling for including Korean-Americans in family reunions

A group of U.S. senators have introduced a resolution calling for family reunions between Korean-Americans and their long-lost relatives in North Korea, according to a diplomatic source and Congressional data Sunday.2014/11/24 07:11

N. Korea again vows retaliation against U.N. resolution

North Korea on Sunday again protested last week's United Nations resolution on its human rights conditions, threatening merciless retaliation against the U.S. and its allies that Pyongyang says were behind the vote at the international body. 2014/11/23 21:09

S. Korea, China, Japan to step up cooperation on Ebola fight

South Korea's health minister said Sunday that he and his counterparts from China and Japan signed a joint statement to strengthen their three-way cooperation to help prevent the deadly Ebola virus from spreading to their nations. 2014/11/23 19:02

South Koreans have low trust of society: report

South Koreans on average have low trust of society and think there is too wide of a gap between the haves and have-nots, a report by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs (KIHASA) showed Sunday. 2014/11/23 16:47

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The Korea Herald (http://www.koreaherald.com)

Competition heats up for tanker procurement deal

Competition for Seoul’s project to procure four aerial tankers is heating up as contenders hig...

Creative minds flock to Herald Design Forum

The fourth edition of the Herald Design Forum is bringing together the world’s most prominent ...

Actor committed to helping refugees

Albeit powerless and hapless far away from his homeland Bhutan, the young boy could not give up...

Korean rich should pay more tax: ADB economist

An economist from the Asia Development Bank urged Korea to consider levying more taxes on the r...

Immigration row kicks off presidential race

When President Barack Obama unveiled his immigration plan and Republican rivals howled the...

Lessons from Japan

The number of foreign tourists to Japan has been on a sharp increase this year, helping boos...

N.K. rights act

The two main political parties are to submit their separate bills aimed at helping improve N...

   

Finnish P.M. uncovers Finland-Korea connection

Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb visited Korea last week to invigorate bilateral ties in ...

Learning to fail before reaping success

Korea’s rapid economic rise from the ashes of Korean War spawned a culture that regards failur...

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The Korea Times (http://www.koreatimes.co.kr)

NK threatens nuke war

North Korea threatened Sunday that a nuclear war could erupt on the peninsula following the adoption of a resolution by the United Nations (U.N.) that could lead to its leader Kim Jong-un standing trial for human rights abuses.

UN Women shirks Japan's sex slavery issue 

BANGKOK - The purpose of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Wome... 

Gov't backs judge for ICC post Korean 

The government is making an all-out effort to get South Korean Chung Chang-ho elected as a judge o... 

PM on seven-day trips to Egypt, Morocco, Azerbaijan Korean 

Prime Minister Chung Hong-won is in Egypt as part of the first-leg of his seven-day trip - which a...

North Koreans 'forced into slave labor overseas' Korean 

North Korean laborers forced to work in foreign countries only receive about 10-15 percent of their wages, while the rest is sent home to the regime in Pyongy... 

Seongnam FC edge FC Seoul in FA Cup 

Seongnam FC hoisted the 2014 FA Cup trophy Sunday after a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over FC Seo...

Applications to elite schools rising Korean 

More students submitted applications to “autonomous” high schools in Seoul this year than during 2013, despite a push by the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Educ...

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Dong A (http://english.donga.com)

Women population to outgrow men in Korea, a forecast says

While Korean women are making great achievements in various areas of the society, women population is expected to outgrow that of men from next year. As Korea`s son preference is dampened and sex ratio imbalance has... 

G20 Summit ends in Australia

G20 leaders including Korean President Park Geun-hye (left in the middle line) are posing for a group shot waving hands in the G20 Summit held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre in Australia on Saturday....

Kumho Asiana chairman receives honorary citizenship from Yantai, China

Park Sam-koo, chairman of the Kumho Asiana Group, has won honorary citizenship of Yantai, Shandong Province, China. The Kumho Asiana Group, the parent conglomerate of Asiana Airlines, said Sunday that the Chinese city...

N. Korea threatens nuclear war in protest against U.N. human rights resolution

North Korea on Sunday protested yet again last week`s United Nations resolution on North Korea`s dire human rights conditions. The National Defense Commission (NDC), the North`s highest power authority, called the...

Yang Hyeon-jong hopes to join Minnesota; Kia rejects citing small posting money 

Lee Seung-hoon wins bronze in mass start competition 

Champion golfer Kim Hyo-ju gets busier post-season 

Doosan Bears dismiss its chief player Kim Dong-ju 

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Chosun Ilbo (http://english.chosun.com)

Ambulance Chasers Prod Patients to Sue Hospitals

A growing number of patients are seeking to sue hospitals after the death of legendary singer-songwriter Shin Hae-chul after intestinal surgery, often prompted by ambulance-chasing lawyers. >> Full Text

2 Koreas Bolstering Troops, Weapons Along West Coast

North and South Korea have been bolstering troops and weapons along the western coast following the North's shelling of Yeonpyeong Island in 2010. The South upgraded the firepower of artillery units along the west coast shortly after the provocation.  >> Full Text

15 Districts Practically Crime-Free Last Year

Fifteen townships, including Chorwon, Gangwon Province, Bonghwa, North Gyeongsang Province and Jangsu in North Jeolla Province saw not a single murder or theft last year. No rapes were reported in Yeongyang, North Gyeongsang Province, while Ulleung, also in that province, reported the lowest incidents of crime in the nation.  >> Full Text

N.Korea Threatens Fresh Nuclear Test

Mystery Surrounds N.Korean Student in Kidnap Attempt

Gov't Vows to Get Tough on Illegal Chinese Fishermen

Outdoor Brands to Offer Early Discounts Amid Sluggish Economy

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