The Korean daily media headlines and humor
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May 11, 2015

The Korean daily media headlines and humor

Monday, May 11, 2015

Your Excellency:

Here are The Korea Post notice, humor from a Korean business daily and a roundup of important headlines from all major Korean-language dailies, TV and other news media this morning:

Lee Kyung-sik


Korea Post Media

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The Korea Post news:

Wives of the ambassadors show their talent in floral works

At Seoul Garden Club Live Flower Arrangement Exhibition

The Seoul Garden Club hosted a Live Flower Arrangement Show at the Ramian Gallery in Seoul on May 6, 2015 with the attendance of Founding Chairperson Mrs. Im Wha-kong of the Club, 2015 President Mrs. Helen Paterson (wife of the ambassador of Australia), incumbent Chairperson Lee Jong-sook and some 50 Korean and foreign dignitaries, mostly the wives of the ambassadors in Seoul and media representatives.

(Names and descriptions of the floral works done by other ambassadors’ wives will be added as they come in via, to whom our request for the details has already sent.?Ed.)

▲Seated in the front row, from left, a Korean exhibition manager, Mrs. Nehal Selim Hanna of Egypt (spouse of the Ambassador of Egypt), Chairperson Lee Jong-sook of Seoul Garden Club, Mrs. Helen Paterson (spouse of the ambassador of Australia), Mrs. Amal Lahlou (spouse of the ambassador of Morocco), Mrs. Chafika Derragui (spouse of the ambassador of Algeria).

Second row, from left: Korean Language Editor Ms. Yoon Kyung-sook of The Korea Post, Mrs. Ja Hyun Choi-Bontemps (spouse of the ambassador of Belgium), Mrs. Avazeh Kasrai (spouse of the ambassador of Iraq), Mrs. Zhanna Baigaziyeva (spouse of the ambassador of Kazakhstan), Mrs. Pinar Ockal (spouse of the ambassador of Turkey), Founder-Chairperson Im Wha-kong of the Seoul Garden Club, Mrs. Zofia Majka (spouse of the ambassador of Poland), Mrs. Mariko Bessho (spouse of the ambassador of Japan), Mrs. Park Ha-soon (chairperson of the Hahn Cultural Foundation and Hwajeong Museum), a Korean lady guest and Chairman Lee Kyung-sik of The Korea Post.

Rear row, from left: Ambassador William Paterson of Australia, a lady guest, Honorary Consul Kim Young-il of Pakistan, Director James Kim of Ramian Gallery, Mrs. Marijana Lijovic (spouse of the ambassador of Sierra Leone), Mrs. Tazegul Mamedalieva (spouse of the ambassador of Turkmenistan), Mr. Sissel Pindsle of (spouse of the ambassador of Norway), Ambassador Koro Bessho of Japan, Mrs. Monika Ascensio (spouse of the ambassador of Guatemala), Mrs. Medeleine Wick Reding (spouse of the ambassador of Switzerland).


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Today’s humor:

Seoul Kyungje

A little boy opened the big and old family Bible with fascination, and looked at the old pages as he turned them.

Suddenly, something fell out of the Bible, and he picked it up and looked at it closely. It was an old leaf from a tree that had been pressed in between the pages.

"Momma, look what I found," the boy called out.

"What have you got there, dear?" his mother asked.

With astonishment in his voice, he answered, "I think it's Adam's suit!"

Hankuk Kyungje

Playing prank

At a high school in the mountainous Montana state, a group of students played a prank on the school. They let three goats loose in the school.

Before they let them go, they painted numbers on the sides of the goats: #1, #2, #4.

The school administrators spent most of the day looking for #3.



Pres. Office Urges Assembly to Pass Public Pension Bill in May Session

The presidential office has urged the National Assembly to pass a pension reform bill for civil servants during the May extraordinary session, which will open on Monday.

N. Korea Enhances Cyber Warfare Capabilities

US Says N. Korea's Missile Launch Violates UN Resolutions

Gov't Sessions Explain Compensation for Sewol Victims

Parliamentary Council Delegation to Visit US

Speaker Meets with Indian PM in New Delhi

Pres. Office Urges Assembly to Pass Public Pension Bill in May Session

Auto Industry Workers Get Highest Paycheck in 2014

Seoul Apartment Prices to Surpass 500Mln Won

N. Korea Claims Successful Underwater Ballistic Missile Test-Fire

JCS Chair Vows to Defend NLL, Punish Provocations

World War II Victory Day Events Held in Europe

Pope Francis to Dispatch Priests to Forgive Abortions

No-Visa Entry for Jeju-bound Transit Tourists at Gimpo Airport

South Gyeongsang Governor Undergoes 17 Hours of Questioning

Court Exonerates Ex-Ambassador for Helping Brother-in-Law Yoo Byung-eon

S. Korean Artist Wins Silver Lion at Venice

KBS, Gangwon Install Antennas for

Hotel Shilla Celebrates Five-Star Designation

S. Korea's Technology Level Estimated at 78.4% of US

S. Korea, Chile to Boost Cooperation in Space Sciences

New Study Finds Phytoncide Levels Reach Highest in Morning

Lindsey Vonn Named Honorary Ambassador for Pyeongchang Games

Park In-bee Wins Second LPGA Tour Title This Season in Texas

Korea-China Pair Wins World Table Tennis Championships


Yonhap (

Court rejects evidence against S. Korean accused of illegal exports to Iran

A U.S. district court has struck down evidence used in the indictment of a South Korean businessman accused of illegally selling banned items to Iran, saying the evidence was seized in violation of his right to privacy.

S. Korea, China and Japan to hold new round of 3-way FTA talks

South Korea, Japan and China will hold a fresh round of negotiations this week for a three-way free trade agreement (FTA) with the countries seeking a breakthrough for a high-level trade pact, the South Korean government said Monday, The talks, to be held in Seoul from Tuesday to Wednesday, will be the seventh of their kind since the three countries launched the negotiations in November 2012, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.

S. Korea becomes No. 2 foreign investor in China in Q1

South Korea emerged as the second-largest foreign investor in China in the first quarter of this year, a report showed Monday, on expectations that local companies could bask in a bilateral free trade deal.

S. Korean town to host 2017 World Taekwondo Championships

South Korea's central town of Muju will host the World Taekwondo Championships in 2017, the sport's world federation said Sunday after an executive committee meeting in Chelyabinsk, Russia.


The Korea Times (

Chung Hyeon takes 4th Challenger title 

ATP Tourist Chung Hyeon clinched his fourth Challenger title, beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 2-0 ... 

Endangered plants catch eyes of visitors 

Kwangneung Lady’s Slipper orchid, or cypripedium japonicum thunb, is one of many endangered plants... 

Assembly urged to pass pension bill 

The opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) floor leader Rep. Lee Jong-kul met his S... 

Florist lauded for cementing cultural ties 

Diplomats are replaced every three or four years. However, this relatively fast departure and arri...

Park struggling to find PM nominee 

President Park Geun-hye seems to be struggling to find a nominee for prime minister who can pass the National Assembly confirmation hearing.

Seoul sets up task force to deal with Japan 

The government has established a task force to respond effectively to increasing challenges in Korea-Japan relations, according to sources Sunday.

More older people committing crimes 

Violent crimes committed by elderly people have surged 40 percent in the last two years as the average age in society rises, according to Korean National Poli...

Sterilizer victims' families to visit British producer 

Families of victims who died after using humidifier sterilizers that contained harmful substances plan to visit the headquarters of one of the appliances manu...

Gov't to unveil export-boosting steps 

The government will take steps to boost exports because the heavily export-reliant country is losing its competitive edge due to a weaker yen and declining de...

Workers at automakers earn most 

Employees of carmakers were found to have the highest salaries among listed companies, said market research firm on Sunday. 

Moneylenders under pressure over ads 

The government and lawmakers are moving to curb the allegedly exaggerated or false information Rus...


DongA Ilbo (

Japanese solider admits to ‘forced mobilizing of Koreans as comfort women’

This reporter visited the Nakano ZERO exhibition hall in Nakano district in Tokyo, Japan on Friday. Fifty black and white photos were hanging at an exhibition room on underground level 2 at the center. They include... 

Chun In-gee wins World Ladies Championship Salonpas Cup

On April 19 when the final round of Samcheonri Together Open of Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association was scheduled to be held, Chun In-gee (aged 21, HiteJinro) had a happy smile while Ko Jin-young (aged 20, Nefs)...

Pres. Park`s envoy meets with North`s counterpart in Moscow

A presidential envoy Yoon Sang-hyeon met with Kim Yong Nam, president of the presidium of North Korea`s Supreme People`s Assembly, on Saturday (local time) in Moscow, Russia. “Presidential envoy Yoon who attended in...

Drunken martial artist who tried `technique` to policeman put into prison

At 1:40 a.m. on February 6 in front of a convenience store in Gwangju City, a mixed martial artist surnamed Lee (aged 28) provoked a quarrel to two people who were trying to make a call, by saying, “You hit my...

Punk and funk, Korean loanword orthography needs solution

Can we use ‘hweongk’ for Korean transcription of ‘funk’ in English?” My SNS friends had a heated debate over this short mention posted on Facebook a few days ago. The participants in the debate were mostly music...

N. Korea threatens to strike S. Korean vessels violating sea border

North Korea on Friday claimed that South Korean Navy vessels intruded into its territorial waters across the Northern Limit Line (NLL), threatening to strike any ship violating the de facto sea border. South Korea`s...

Controversies over N. Korean leader’s call for ‘highest-level’ talks 

Ki Sung-yueng, Son Heung-min as promising Korean soccer players 

New year’s wishes change over time 

Samsung’s mobile phone beats Apple to top ACSI 

Actor Lee Jung-jae reported to be in a relationship with Daesang heiress 

N. Korean leader shows willingness to hold inter-Korean summit 

U.S. military base in Yongsan bans civilian drones, model aircrafts 

Japanese police on 14-year manhunt for cruel murderer


Chosun Ilbo (

Single Households to Become the Norm in 2030

The number of one-person households is expected to surpass the number of households consisting of a couple and their children to become the most common structure in Korea. In 2030, one-person households will account for 30.1 percent. >> Full Text

Korean Firms Trail World's Biggest Businesses

Chinese companies topped the Forbes' list of the World's Largest Companies in 2015. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ranked first, followed by China Construction Bank, Agricultural Bank of China, and Bank of China. This is the first time Chinese firms grabbed all four top spots. >> Full Text

Shilla Becomes Korea's 1st 5-Star Hotel

Hotel Shilla Seoul was awarded the first official five-star rating in Korea on Thursday under a new rating system. The five-star plaque was unveiled at the hotel with officials from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Korea Tourism Organization attending. >> Full Text

Gov't Flailing in Wake of False Prediction About Kim Jong-un

Samsung Builds Massive New Chip Plant in Pyeongtaek

G4 Phone's Camera Gets Rave Reviews

Lotte World Cinema, Aquarium Reopen Friday

Korea Ranks 6th in Terms of Forex Reserves

Ryu Hyun-jin Remains on Disabled List

Korean Footballer Assaulted After Mideast Game


Hankyoreh Shinmoon (

After a drunken peak, makgeolli’s 3 year hangover

Five years ago, the makgeolli industry was drunk on itself. Today it lacks the energy it once had. The makgeolli boom began in 2009 and by 2011 production amounts, sales, and exports reached the highest points in history. After 2012, the makgeolli market began declining. Exports fell from 458,198kl in 2011 to 426,216kl in 2013, and sales decreased from around 509.7 billion won ($466.4 million) in 2011 to around 473.8 billion won ($433.1 million) in 2013, declines of 7%.

A Hankyoreh intern’s quest for the meaning Makgeolli

I’m a little drunk and very sunburned. The two older Korean men I’m sitting with on the concrete bank of a stream in east Seoul are tipsy. One shows me how he can dance on one foot, doing high kicks with the other. We’re on our third bottle of makgeolli. .

How to take makgeolli from farmer’s swill to upmarket craft brew

Around 2010, the makgeolli industry enjoyed unprecedented growth, but the traditional Korean rice beer still has a negative image. For many people, makgeolli is something that farmers or manual laborers drink, is cheap, leads to bloating and belching, induces vomiting, leaves a nasty hangover, smells bad, causes indigestion, and only shows up at university festivals and traditional events. Since 2009, the perception that makgeolli is a healthy alcoholic beverage .

With crowds of Chinese tourists, cosmetics are now the new face of Myeongdong.

If there is a “youke windfall” in Myeongdong these days, it’s news to Mr. Lee, the 50-year-old manager of a clothing shop in the busy Seoul neighborhood for the past 30 years. Some 100,000 Chinese tourists - known commonly by the Chinese word “youke” - visited South Korea over their country’s long Labour Day weekend. For many of them, Myeongdong was a must-see stop on their itinerary. .

South and North Korean civic groups agree to first June 15 joint commemorative event in eight years

Civic organizations from North and South Korea agreed to host a joint ceremony on the 15th anniversary of the June 15th North-South Joint Declaration in Seoul between June 14 and 16, the South Korean preparatory committee for the ceremony announced on May 8. This joint event could be the first since 2008. .

Poll: more South Koreans would prefer to keep pension payments as they are

A majority of South Koreans would rather keep the public pension at its current level than paying more in pension contributions, a public opinion survey shows. When Gallup Korea asked 807 people on May 6 and 7 about the bipartisan agreement about the national pension, 54% of respondents said that they would rather keep the national pension as its current level than paying more in premiums, .

Tokyo to deliberate with Seoul on designating industrial site as UNESCO World Heritage

The Japanese government indicated that it means to deliberate with South Korea on the question of registering former industrial facilities such as Hashima (also known as Battleship Island) - where Koreans once worked as forced laborers - as a UNESCO world cultural heritage site. .

Nepalese who worked in South Korea helping to rebuild their native Nepal

Zone Five of Thulogaun, a village in north central Nepal, is home to an especially large number of people with the family name “Gurung.” The village had around 50 families living in it before it was leveled in the earthquake that rocked the country on Apr. 25. The stone-built houses crumbled, and 26 people lost their lives on the day of the disaster - including one newborn baby.


JoongAng Ilbo (conservative): (

North test-fires its first missile from a submarine

Seoul official confirms launch from under sea was a success

Pyongyang successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) under the order of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Friday, a South Korean government source confirmed on Sunday…

Parties still at stalemate over pension reform plan

President Park Geun-hye’s ambitious plan to reform the debt-ridden civil servants’ pension system remained up in the air as the ruling and opposition parties failed…

Parents break bank on baby photos. The costumes and accessories had all been meticulously prepared for the once-in-a-lifetime photoshoot. …

Mustang an affordable dream car

Sports cars are often doleful things for consumers, who admire their beauty and speed but know they will never be able to afford driving one off the lot…

SK Networks announces plans for duty-free shop

SK Networks plans to open a duty-free shop at the Cerestar building in Dongdaemun District, central Seoul. The company that operates the Walkerhill duty-free shop…

Crowds flock to temporary park

An overpass that temporarily turned into a park in central Seoul on Sunday welcomed about 48,000 visitors, including a group of demonstrators protesting the city…

North, South envoys meet in Russia

South Korea’s special presidential envoy held talks on advancing inter-Korean relations with Kim Yong-nam, North Korea’s nominal head of state, during a massive ceremony…

NHIS survey shows ADHD diagnoses up

The number of people diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Korea is gradually increasing with male teenagers accounting for the majority of patients…

Telemedicine gives patients treatment from afar

Kim Yeong-suk, 60, shuffled into the health care center near her home complaining of a prickling feeling throughout her body. Having suffered from…

Medical insurance delay a pain for consumers

In late March, a 29-year-old office worker named Shim started to subscribe to medical insurance. He was told by his insurance agent that he needed to sign up…


Maeil Kyungje (neutral-oriented conservative, economic/business): (

Presidential office urges National Assembly to deal with public servant pe..

The South Korean presidential office on Sunday strongly called on the National Assembly to immediately deal with the civil servant pension reform, by clarifying its po.. ...05.10 17:34

Korean wave content market opening in China

The Korean wave, or Hallyu, which has reached its growth limit, has shown signs of rebounding as it ran into a new continent ‘China.’ The gate of the market which gr.. ...05.10 16:37

LG Group to release package for internet bank foundation

LG Group has jumped into the ‘FinTech platform business’ aiming to help IT companies interested in financial businesses to establish a financial company, as well as .. ...05.10 13:46


Gov’t should act as assistant for business start-ups

According to the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the number of newly established corporations exceeded 80,000 for the first time last year and the scale .. ...05.10 11:13


Google opens Seoul campus for start-ups

Google on Friday opened its ‘Google Campus Seoul’ with the advanced system to foster startups and it started to provide support for the South Korean start-ups. Follo.. ...05.08 16:41

4 in 5 economists say S. Korea is in deflationary risk

Four in five Korean economists think that the Korean economy is in the phase of deflation or already entered the deflation phase, according to the Maeil Business Newsp.. ...05.08 16:18

Unwanted truth of national pension fund needs to be spelled out

The opposition party on May 2 called for stipulating the income replacement ratio of 50 percent for the national pension fund in the bill on civil service pension refo.. ...05.08 15:51

Gov. Hong Joon-pyo questioned over bribery allegations

Prosecutors Friday questioned South Gyeongsang Province Governor Hong Joon-pyo Friday for allegedly taking bribes from the late former Keangnam Enterprises Chairman Su.. ...05.08 15:44

Second Lotte World aquarium and theater to reopen

The aquarium and movie theater at the second Lotte World will resume operations 143 days after the Seoul city government blocked the usage due to safety problems. The .. ...05.08 11:16

LG advances into China’s ‘direct purchase’ market

South Korea’s leading conglomerate LG jumped into China’s ‘direct purchase’ market to set up the Chinese version of online shopping malls to sell the Korean produc.. ...05.07 18:02


The Kyunghyang Shinmoon (

Mistaken for Terrorists and Condemned as a Violent Religion: Muslims Hurt in South Korean Society"

My name is Usame, but if you read it in Arabic, it is Osama. Usually, Muslims think that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a terrorist group, a mur···

Agreement Vanished into Thin Air at President's Words: Opposition Party Angry over Lack of Respect

The "move" by President Park Geun-hye has driven the pension reforms to an end. The agreement reached after more than four months of discussions by the ruling ···

Government Pushes ahead with the 'Sewol Decree' after Changing Ministries, But Independence of Special Committee Remains Damaged

The government pushed ahead with a vote on the decree for the special act on the Sewol accident despite the opposition from the special committee for the invest···

[Editorial] The Approval of Park Sang-ok Is Challenging Democracy

It not only challenges democracy, but it also betrays the spirit of the Constitution. A member of a team of prosecutors who investigated the torture and death o···

[Special Feature on the Seventieth Anniversary of National Liberation] The Debate on Pro-Japanese Collaborators

One of the hottest issues in the South Korean society during the seventy years following national liberation was the problem of the pro-Japanese collaborators. F···

[Editorial] Does President Park Know Why People Are Calling for Foreign Minister Yun's Resignation?

There was no ruling and opposition party in the parliamentary committee for foreign affairs and unification on Monday as lawmakers criticized the government's ···

Pension Reform Expands to Debate over National Pension

The ruling and opposition parties agreed to pass the revised Government Employees Pension Act in the regular parliamentary session on May 6. It was an agreement···

[Korean Diplomacy Lost] 'South Korea-Japan Relations Can Improve Only When Comfort Women Issue Is Resolved' The Government Building Its Own Obstacles

After the Park Geun-hye government launched in 2012, South Korea and Japan have not once been able to hold a summit. The bilateral relations between the two···


The Korea Economic Daily (

Gov't to Work with Hyundai Rotem to Win $12 Bil. Rolling Stock Deal

The government will lend a helping hand to Hyundai Rotem in winning a multi-billion dollar high-speed train project linking Malaysia with Singapore. Hyundai Rotem said on May 10 that a public-private consortium will visit both Southeast Asian nations to promote Korean-made bullet train technology fo...

Good Days for Cosmetic Business Likely to Continue for a While

The happy state of affairs for cosmetic retailers and cosmetic material suppliers is likely to continue for the time being. According to a survey by Nielsen, as many as six out of ten consumers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore answered they are aware of Korean cosmetic brands, of which 40 ...

Asiana and KAI Eager to Establish MRO Site to Grab 4.2 Tril. Won Market 

Maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) has emerged as a new promising business for the aerospace industry. That's because it can save repair expenses paid to external contractors while earning extra income from providing MRO services to overseas airliners. The size of the domestic MRO market is e...

DSME Likely to Win 11 Containership Orders from Maersk

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering succeeded in landing a deal to build 11 ultra-large containerships commissioned by A.P. MollerMaersk Group, the world's largest shipping company. The total contract is worth US$1.7 billion. According to shipbuilding industry sources on May 8, the Danish cong...

Hyundai and Kia See Share of Mid-sized Sedans Hit Record High in China 

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors saw the share of mid-sized sedans in their sales in China reach an all-time high, according to industry sources on May 10. The two Korean car makers sold 440,514 units in the Chinese market in the first quarter of this year. Of the total, mid-sized sedans such as Sonata ...


AJU Business Daily (

Green Film Festival in Seoul opens

Actress Kim Hyo-jin poses for the camera during the opening ceremony of the 12th Green Film Festival in Seoul (GFFIS) at the Cine Cube Gwanghwamun in central Seoul Thursday. The 2015 GFFIS featuring 1…

?Hotel Shilla gets state-certified five-star plate

Hotel Shilla President Lee Bu-jin applauds during a ceremony to hang a five-star plate on the wall of the hotel in central Seoul, Thursday. Shilla became South Korea's first hotel to get a state-c…

Cho Min-soo and 5 other actresses to appear in KBS2 TV's "Lady Action'

Actress Cho Min-soo applauds during a media event for KBS2 TV's new program "Lady Action" at KBS building in Yeouido, Seoul, Wednesday. Also appearing in the program are actresses Kim Hyun-joo, So…

Subway library on line 3 in Seoul

'FUNFUN SUBWAY': A child reads a book on a Gupabal-bound subway train of line 3 in Seoul on May 5, the Children's Day. Seoul Metro, operator of lines 1-4, said it will run the "train for r…

Actress Seo Min-ji appears in Web drama 'Girl of 0 A.M.'

Actress Seo Min-ji speaks during a media event for the MBC Every 1's new Web drama "Girl of 0 A.M." at the Ilsan MBC Dream Center in Goyang, north of Seoul, Monday. She hosted KBS2 TV's "Music…

Children join 'coin donation campaign' for victims of Nepal earthquake

LET'S HELP VICTIMS OF NEPAL EARTHQUAKE: Children throw coins during a campaign event at the Cheonggye Plaza in central Seoul Sunday to help the victims of earthquake in Nepal. The United Nations s…

Pedestrian-only street opens along Sejongdae-ro in central Seoul

Children aboard a "Tayo bus" react in a pedestrian-only street in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, Sunday. The Sejongdae-ro area becomes a pedestrian-only street from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first and thir…

Sales at high-end retailers jump nearly 60%, thanks to influx of Chinese tourists

INFLUX OF 'YOUKE': A signboard in Chinese characters is erected in the hip and trendy Garosu-gil street in Sinsa-dong, southern Seoul, Friday, the first day of the Labor Day holiday. The numbe…

Jeonju International Film Festival opens

2015 JIFF: Actress Jung Joo-yeon arrives to attend the opening ceremony of the 16th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) Thursday at the Jeonju Sports Stadium. Under the theme of “Jeonju in Sprin…

Actress Kim Sae-ron draws attention with cute charms at Jeonju International Film Festival

CUTE CHARMS: Actress Kim Sae-ron draws attention with her cute charms as she arrived to attend the opening ceremony of the 16th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) Thursday at Jeonju Sports Stad…



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